Daily Archives: Mar 15, 2013

Rupiah Banda’s immunity lifted

PARLIAMENT yesterday removed former President Rupiah Banda’s immunity from prosecution because of alleged corrupt activities and misappropriation of public funds during the time he served as Head of State. Moving the motion on the matter that raised varying emotions among … read more »

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JUSTICE minister moves a motion in Parliament on Banda’s immunity

JUSTICE minister Wynter Kabimba has moved a motion in Parliament on Rupiah Banda’s immunity to allow him to be probed for corruption amid protests from opposition members of parliament. Kabimba has informed Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini in … read more »

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Copper price drops

COPPER on the London Metal Exchange reversed small gains from the previous session to slip 0.2 percent to $7,740.50 a tonne from $7,755 on Monday. According to Zanaco Plc’s daily market update, Zambia’s major export edged lower on Tuesday as … read more »

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A modest opportunity – Pope Francis I

IN AN old monastic joke, one robed brother says to another: “You know, being humble has always been one of my strong points…” In his first few minutes as pontiff, Pope Francis gave the impression of unfeigned humility: by his … read more »

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PF grabs Livingstone seat

The ruling PF has won the Livingstone Central bye election. According to the results monitored by UKZAMBIANS, PF candidate Lawrence Evans polled 10,173 with UPND’s Regina Musokotwane in distant second with 7, 805 votes. MMD’s Fred Siasuntwe received 1,579 while … read more »

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