Daily Archives: Jan 8, 2013

Coach Herve Renard names his final 23-man squad

African champion coach Herve Renard has named his final 23-man squad for the defence of the title Zambia won in February 2012. Renard did not list Chintu Kampamba, Salulani Phiri and Shadreck Malambo on the list submitted to the Confederation … read more »

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Zesco to up power generation

ZESCO is to increase its generation capacity to 2,310 megawatts (MW) by 2014 when the Kariba North Bank Extension, Ndola Energy and other power projects come on stream. Managing director Cyprian Chitundu said in Lusaka  that the Ndola Energy projectexpected … read more »

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Ndola drainage repairs get K100m boost

THE Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) will spend KR100,000 (K100 million) to fix the drainage system in Ndola. The move comes in the wake of a near catastrophe in which floods left five families’ homeless and livestock swept away … read more »

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Constitution committee resumes provincial conventions

THE Constitution Technical Committee will resume the second and third round of provincial Constitution conventions in seven provinces from January 14 to February 2. According to a public notice the second round of conventions would be held in four provinces, … read more »

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Police arrest,detain Nevers Mumba

Opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) President Nevers Mumba has been arrested and detained at Lusaka’s Woodlands Police Station. The government joint investigations team this afternoon arrested and charged Dr. Mumba for willful failure to comply with applicable procedure relating … read more »

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Soldiers urged to foster peace

DEFENCE Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has implored defence forces to remain committed to developing and fostering a solid foundation for peace and stability in the region. Mr Mwamba said in Lusaka yesterday that defence forces had a critical role to play … read more »

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Zambia’s 2012 mining revenue up 25 pct on higher royalties

Jan 8 (Reuters) – Zambia’s mining revenue rose by a quarter in 2012 after Africa’s top copper producer doubled royalties charged on mining firms, bringing in badly needed revenue for social spending and farm subsidies. Zambia, like other African countries, … read more »

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Contractors disappoint minister

EDUCATION Deputy Minister Neverlyn Wilombe has bemoaned the lack of seriousness by some Zambian contractors to deliver quality services when awarded contracts in infrastructure development. Professor Wilombe said for a long time, some local contractors had been failing to implement … read more »

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Rural women cry for cancer sensitisation

S the Government through the Ministry of Health steps up campaigns on the need for women to go for cancer screening, some residents in Itezhi-itezhi District of the Central Province feel that serious sensitisation programmes should be extended to remote … read more »

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