Daily Archives: Jan 15, 2013

Burial information for the Late Miriam Nalupumbwe-Bussink

The late Miriam Nalupumbwe-Bussink will be laid to rest on Monday, 28th January 2013 at the Vale Cemetery in Luton, England in the United Kingdom. Prior to the burial, a Church Service will be held for Miriam at 11.00 am at St … read more »

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Supreme court halts HH’s criminal case

The Supreme Court has stayed the criminal proceedings against UPND president Hakainde Hichilema in the Lusaka Magistrate Court pending determination of matter inter partes. The appeals court has further ordered that Mr. Hichilema’s application to have the criminal charge against … read more »

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BRE sorry for joining late ongoing Constitution Convention

THE Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) has apologized to the Technical Committee on Drafting the Zambian Constitution for joining the ongoing Constitution Convention in Mongu late. THE Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) said that it attached great importance to the country’s Constitution-making … read more »

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Mines Minister concerned at issuing a mining rights license

MINES, Energy and Water Development Minister Yamfwa Mukanga expressed concern at the delayed issuance of the mining rights license to China Copper Mines (CCM) of Chingola. Mr Mukanga said in an interview after his fact-finding mission at CCM and two … read more »

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Rain and drainage issues again?

IT seems the issue of drainages throughout the country is a sharp thorn in the necks of local authorities, especially in Lusaka and the Copperbelt. This clearly exposes their inefficiencies as they went to sleep the whole of last year … read more »

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Fish farming on cards in Kawambwa

SOME Bangladeshi investors have expressed interest to invest in the Katotoma Village lagoon in Kawambwa District, Luapula Province, where they intend to set up fish farms. Kawambwa District Commissioner Ivo Mpasa who confirmed the development in an interview from Kawambwa … read more »

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2 emerald mines sign $100m deal

TWO Kitwe-based emerald mining firms have signed a US$100 million joint venture deal with the International Finance and Development Corporation (IFDC) which will see their mines developed and transformed into viable enterprises and create at least 800 jobs for the … read more »

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Kwacha continues falling

THE Kwacha has continued to lose ground against the greenback and is expected to be under pressure as continued dearth in supply will leave the Kwacha with very little support against a relatively strong demand. According to the Zanaco daily … read more »

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Final draft Constitution ready by June – Zaloumis

CONSTITUTION Technical Committee provincial conventions have kicked off in some provincial centres with assurance that the final draft document will be ready by June this year. Technical committee member Mwangala Zaloumis said in Mongu that the report would be ready … read more »

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