Monthly Archives: April 2014

Lusaka Business review and analysis

By Reasonata Issuance of 1billion bond a success….. The secretary of state Hon. Yamba announced the successful floatation of a $1 billion bond. This is an excellent indicator that the business community local/ Foreign have confidence in the economy. And … read more »

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How to access healthcare in Zambia – Without breaking the bank

By Antony Brown, MBE, Zambian business people, international expatriates and resident individuals and families know the importance of being able to access healthcare throughout Africa, wherever they are. With the cost of health insurance rising, what is the best way … read more »

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Kwacha among worst performing African currencies – IMF

LOOSE fiscal policy on account of widening government over-expenditure is negating BoZ’s significant steps to tighten monetary policy and containing depreciating kwacha, says the International Monetary Fund. And the kwacha is expected to swing towards marginal depreciation in the short … read more »

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Burning man grabs politician during live TV debate in India

 A man in India set himself on fire and then grabbed a politician during a live television debate this week in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, authorities said. Police said Durgesh Kumar Singh came out of the crowd Monday … read more »

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SCOTT SALUTES KK’S SEEDS OF PEACE

VICE-President, Guy Scott has applauded First Republican President, Kenneth Kaunda for his continued remarkable and peaceful leadership qualities which have spared Zambia from experiencing any civil strife since she gained her independence.The Veep, who treated Dr Kaunda to his 90th … read more »

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‘ZAMBIA KEEN FREE INFO ADVOCATE’

GOVERNMENT says Zambia is a strong proponent of freedom of expression, freedom of the media and public access to information, as fundamental pre-requisites for sustainable social and economic development.Information and Broadcasting Services Minister, Joseph Katema said the Zambian Government had … read more »

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CONTEMPT STALKS NEVERS

THE Lusaka High Court has granted an order to MMD vice-presidents,  Michael Kaingu and Brian Chituwo to commence contempt proceedings against their party president, Nevers Mumba and others.The court order to commence contempt proceedings against Dr Mumba comes in the … read more »

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SHAMENDA COUNSELS UPND OVER LABOUR DAY

GOVERNMENT has advised the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) not to politicise tomorrow’s  Labour Day celebrations.Labour and Social Security Minister, Fackson Shamenda said UPND should focus on addressing political matters instead of dwelling on industrial issues by calling … read more »

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Emirates to start services to Brussels

Daily service to launch 5th September Emirates, which flies daily direct from Lusaka to Dubai and Harare, has announced that it will launch a new daily service to Brussels, Belgium, from 5th September 2014. Hosting the European Commission, the European … read more »

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