Daily Archives: Feb 3, 2013

Sunzu leaves for England

DEFENSIVE kingpin Stoppila Sunzu yesterday left for England to meet his agent after his failed bid to join English Premier League team Reading during the January transfer window. According close sources, Sunzu was summoned to UK by his agent Paul … read more »

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Chinese media respond to John Kerry’s “China is all over Africa” statement

Major Chinese media outlets are re-printing a slightly-modified version of a January 30 op-ed from the Independent that is critical of US Secretary of State John Kerry’s statement on January 24 that “China is all over Africa.” A translation of … read more »

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Lusaka second on top 10 African cities with most growth over the next five years

This is if the recently released MasterCard African Cities Growth Index is to be believed. The index, produced on behalf of MasterCard by Prof. George Angelopulo of the University of South Africa, includes 19 sub-Saharan African cities, ranking them according … read more »

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Zambia seeks more investor inflows

Government has put in place measures to ensure an accelerated inflow of investments in the national economy to create more employment, Deputy Mines Minister Rayford Mbulu has said. Mr Mbulu said the Government would continue promoting an environment conducive for … read more »

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Artists should embrace Zambian Music Awards

“UNITED we stand divided we fall,” goes an old adage and true to that any division does not solve anything but brings about destruction and failure. We have not had meaningful awards that are dedicated to music only and for … read more »

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China pledge more investments into Zambia

CHINA has pledged more investments into Zambia, especially in telecommunications, infrastructure and mining sectors. And Standard Chartered Bank managing director Mizinga Melu said Africa-China Trade has risen tenfold in less than a decade. Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Zhou Yuxiao said … read more »

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Donors impressed that Zambia’s sustained sound economic management

COOPERATING partners are impressed that Zambia has sustained sound economic management projected to achieve one of the highest growth rates in the world this year, at eight per cent. Poverty Reduction Budget Support (PRBS) group chairperson Kelvin Quinlan said the … read more »

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Audience doubts Chirwa’s targets for Zambia Railways

Some members of the audience that attended the Akapelwa Public Lecture by Professor Clive Chirwa’s felt his ambitious targets for Zambia Railways was not achievable. They said Prof Chirwa’s self-appointed three and half year timeline for turning around the ailing … read more »

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Government plans to increase university student hostels

Government is considering constructing hostels with a total capacity of 23,000 bed spaces at public universities in the country. Minister of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education, John Phiri, revealed that plans were underway to construct hostels at the … read more »

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