Tag Archives: Lusaka

Government declares 3 days of national mourning for accident victims

Government has declared a three-day period of national mourning in honour of the 53 people who died in a road accident in Chibombo on Thursday. Acting secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska announced in a statement in Lusaka yesterday that … read more »

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RB summon letter was delivered, ACC Director-general

ANTI-CORRUPTION Commission (ACC) director-general Rosewin Wandi has said the letter inviting former President Rupiah Banda for questioning was delivered to his office on Monday afternoon. “As far as I am concerned, we served the letter yesterday (Monday) in the afternoon. … 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 Railways Limited receives $120m grant for rehabilitation

GOVERNMENT has released a US$120 million grant to Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) to enable the railway firm to rehabilitate the railway network, chief executive officer Clive Chirwa has said. Professor Chirwa has also announced that the railway firm would introduce … read more »

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Kwacha reaches the lowest in almost four year

Zambia’s kwacha retreated for a third day, reaching the lowest in almost four years, amid speculation mining companies refrained from selling dollars in the market. The currency of Africa’s biggest copper producer fell 0.5 percent to 5.3772 a dollar as … read more »

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Girl 14 narrates how Bishop Matonga defiled her

A victim in the defilement case involving famous a Chisamba farmer and businessman of Baba Joana Church, Bishop Joshua Matonga, yesterday narrated the ordeal. The 14-year-old girl of Chipata Compound in Lusaka who appeared before Lusaka Magistrate, Betty Malupenga, told … read more »

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UPND vows to go ahead with a banned public rally

The United Party for National Development(UPND) has vowed to go ahead with a public rally scheduled for Sunday in Lusaka’s Kabwata area. This is despite police refusing to issue a permit for the event. UPND Deputy Spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa says … read more »

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Travel Advisory: Severe Weather Disrupts Travel at Heathrow Airport

London, Saturday, January 19, 2013– The Zambia High Commission in London wishes to advise all Zambians travelling to-and-from London, that severe cold weather here has caused serious air travel disruptions that could last deep into next week. The snow, that … read more »

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TYZ finally returns to stage

AFTER months of uncertainty and speculations among the viewers and fans about the continuity of Zambia’s first ever multi-talent search reality show Talent Yapa Zed, the show returned to action last Thursday with the Lusaka final cut down. Last week, … read more »

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