Daily Archives: Jan 4, 2013

Mining sector leads Zambia’s FDI

The mining sector has contributed more than 63 % of Zambia’s earning from Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) pledges during the third quarter of 2012. Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) Research, Planning and Policy Director Florence Mumba says out of the total … read more »

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UPND MP steps down, joins PF

A By-election is eminent in Livingstone Central Constituency after its Member of Parliament Reverend Howard Sikwela quite the post with immediate effect and Member of the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND). Meanwhile, PF Livingstone District Chairman Fred Chibuye … read more »

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Now is Africa’s time

The pessimism and scepticism which has surrounded African investment in previous decades is coming to an end as the realisation is dawning among investors that Africa is indeed a land of opportunity. By Sheree Hanna Delegates at the second annual … read more »

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Tomato trader shuns rebased kwacha

A TOMATO trader caused a stir at Kabwe’s Green market on Wednesday when she refused  to  get the  rebased KR10 (K10,000) after a customer paid her the new Kwacha for tomatoes and vegetables. The woman who attracted attention from onlookers said she wanted … read more »

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Consumers yet to familiarise with rebased Kwacha

MOST people are finding difficulties to get used to the new local currency, especially when relating the old low value notes to the rebased Kwacha. A check at various selling points and bus stations in the central business districts in … read more »

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What does 2013 have in store?

A NEW year has started and it is goodbye to 2012 together with all its successes as we now aim to accomplish more in 2013. Sports associations have to make a fresh start in readiness for the many local and … read more »

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Why Africa Continues To Be Underdeveloped

By Ndangwa Noyoo It also continues to exhibit extremely low human development indices despite its huge natural resource base. Even the economic growth which has been lauded by all sorts of pundits in the last ten years or so has … read more »

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‘Angola friendly may be risky bait for Kalaba’

CHIPOLOPOLO midfield genius, Rainford Kalaba is set to miss African champions, Zambia’s first of the four final preparatory matches for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Zambia will play fellow AFCON finalists, Angola tomorrow at the Dobsonville Stadium in … read more »

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Weightlifters AGM flops again

ZAMBIA Weightlifting Federation (ZWF)’s elective annual general meeting (AGM) last weekend again failed to take off after affiliates asked for another postponement. The affiliates, who claimed to have busy festive season programmes, demanded that the ZWF council meeting be deferred … read more »

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