Category Archives: Business

Chasing Eclipses Across the Globe a Way of Life for Some

WASHINGTON � While Monday’s total solar eclipse in the U.S. will be a once-in-a-lifetime sky show for millions, there’s a small group of people who have experienced it all before and they can’t get enough …

ZAMBIAN PROSECUTOR DECIDES NOT PURSUE CHARGE OF TREASON AGAINST OPPOSITION LEADER

LUSAKA, Zambian Director of Public Prosecutions has decided not to pursue a case against opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema and five other members of his United Party for National Development (UPND) who had earlier been charged …

SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT TO OPEN 91ST ZAMBIAN AGRICULTURAL SHOW IN LUSAKA

PRETORIA, South African President Jacob Zuma will visit Lusaka on Saturday to officially open the 91st Zambian Agricultural and Commercial Show as the guest of honour, says the Presidency.

The Presidency said in a statement …

Zambian Opposition Leader Detained, Accused of Defaming President

LUSAKA Police arrested a Zambian opposition leader on Thursday and said he would be charged with defaming President Edgar Lungu, an offense that carries a maximum five-year prison term.

Officers did not say how Saviour …

SOUTH AFRICA: TWO DIE IN FOOTBALL STADIUM CRUSH; 17 INJURED, ONE CRITICAL

JOHANNESBURG, Two people were killed in a crush of football fans on Saturday at the South African stadium that hosted the 2010 World Cup final, police and officials said.

The incident occurred at a pre-season …

Department to Accelerate Support for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities

The Department of Small Business Development in collaboration with various stakeholders will host the Disability Engagement Session on Thursday, 27 July 2017 to Friday, 28 July 2017 in eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu/Natal.

The primary focus of …

Ambassador Nikki Haley Delivers Remarks at a UN Security Council Meeting on Peace and Security in Africa

Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, delivered remarks today at a UN Security Council Open Debate on peace and security in Africa. Ambassador Haley highlighted the nexus between humanitarian crises, human …

Ex-minister, 2 Others Arrested in Malawi Food Import Scandal

BLANTYRE, MALAWI Malawi’s Anti-corruption Bureau, or ACB, has arrested a former agriculture minister and two others linked to a corruption scandal involving maize imports. Malawi was importing the grain to avert food shortages after flooding …

SOUTH AFRICAN CHILD CARE PRACTIONERS GATHER TO DISCUSS WAYS TO END CHILD ABUSE

KIMBERLEY, SOUTH AFRICA, South African child and youth care practitioners who have dedicated their lives to the protection of children at risk, have gathered in this capital of Northern Cape Province for a three-day conference …