Monthly Archives: April 2013

Chibombo accident claims 16 lives

Sixteen people died on the spot while four others sustained serious injuries when the Toyota Hiace Minibus Reg. No. ACP 3052 they were travelling in collided with an on-coming truck opposite Ibis gardens in Chisamba. The driver of the minibus … read more »

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Government removes 5% Fuel subsidy

The PF government has removed the five percent fuel subsidy and increased fuel pump prices. Energy and Water Development Minister Yamfwa Mukanga said diesel has since increased by 1 kwacha 63 ngwee per liter, Petrol by 1 kwacha 75 ngwee … read more »

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Emirates presents Zambia’s first Skywards Platinum membership

Globetrotting businessman receives frequent flyer recognition Emirates Skywards, the airline’s award-winning frequent flyer programme, has recognised the first Skywards member from Zambia to achieve Platinum status. Platinum is a new membership tier which offers a range of benefits to reward … read more »

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Emirates highlights its ‘value for money’ approach to travel

Emirates, one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, has emphasised its commitment to offering Zambian travellers year-round competitive and value for money economy fares, with a high quality of service and experience while travelling to that dream destination. … read more »

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ZAMBIA’S March metal exports increase

ZAMBIA’S metal exports increased from KR2,730 million in February to K3,228.3 million in March 2013. The overall contribution of metals and their products to the total export earnings in February and March averaged 65.3 per cent. Central Statistical Office director … read more »

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UPND picks former East PS for Feira

The opposition UPND has adopted former Eastern Province Permanent Secretary Eularia Mwale as its candidate for the June 20 Feira parliamentary bye election. UPND Deputy General Secretary Kuchunga Simusamba announced in Lusaka today that Mrs Mwale was picked after through … read more »

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Father Bwalya: “I have reclaimed my voice”

Father Frank Bwalya says his resignation as ZESCO Board Chairperson has enabled him to reclaim his voice to speak for the poor in the country. Speaking on MUVU TV’s the Assignment; Fr Bwalya says he wants to have the liberty … read more »

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MMD will never win an election under Nevers – Maj. Kachingwe

Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD) faction leader Richard Kachingwe has observed that the former ruling party will not win any election in the country if Dr. Nevers Mumba continues to be its president. Major Kachingwe notes that the voting pattern, … read more »

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First Quantum copper output to hit 700,000Mt

(FQM)’s FIRST Quantum Mineral copper production is set to hit a record high of 700,000 metric tonnes by 2015. The company’s multi-stage expansion projects at Kansanshi and Trident operations in North-Western Province would play a key role in this increase. … read more »

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