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Ndola Stadium contractors want access roads

By CHISHALA MUSONDA and CECILIA NAYAME A CHINESE contractor, Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Group (AFECC), has appealed to Government to urgently construct access roads to the sports arena currently being built in Ndola before works are completed. AFECC vice-president Cheng … read more »

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Zambia: Fuel price hike to adversely affect cost of living Says JCTR

The fuel price hike announced by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) on 11 February 2011 of 12% will certainly increase the cost of living for many Zambians, especially the poor who are already struggling to meet basic needs, says Geoffrey … read more »

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High fuel prices, a set back to Zambia economic growth

Former Defence Minister George Mpombo has observed that the increase in the fuel prices is a set back to the growth of the economy. Mr. Mpombo says that the all the economic gains that the country has been recording will … read more »

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Zambian Govt takes over Finance Bank

The Zambian government has taken possession of Finance of Zambia Limited with immediate effect. Bank Of Zambia governor Caleb Fundanga announced this afternoon that the Bank of Zambia, with the full approval of its Board of Directors and based on … read more »

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Don’t be cheated on Barotseland – Sikota Wina

By KASUBA MULENGA VETERAN politician Sikota Wina has cautioned the people of Western Province not to be cheated by some politicians promising that they will review the Barotseland Agreement if they assume power. Mr Wina said at a media briefing … read more »

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Zambia runs up huge legal bill to sue FTJ

By ELIAS MBAO Zambia spent about $14 million to prosecute its former president Frederick Chiluba on corruption charges at the London High Court, a government minister told Parliament on Friday. London High Court judge Peter Smith in May 2007 found … read more »

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FTJ’s lawyer suspended over stolen £4.5m

FTJ’s lawyer has been suspended for three years after unwittingly helping to launder £4.5 million stolen from the Zambian government. Mayfair-based Mohamed Iqbal Meer, 70, sent £125,000 to a Swiss outfitter who made suits and shoes for former Zambian president Frederick … read more »

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Chipata: district with cycling craze

By ROBINSON KUNDA IF you throw a stone in Chipata, the likelihood is that it will land on a bicycle. That is how much the cycling craze has engulfed the district. Bicycles are used for mobility, for business (taxi), as … read more »

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Zambian government starts enacting draft constitution in bits and pieces

Vice president George Kunda has announced the start of the process of enacting the new republican constitution. He told the media in Lusaka today that: “Cabinet has decided to publish in the government gazette the constitution of Zambia bill, 2010 … read more »

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