Monthly Archives: June 2013

ABU Welterweight Champion Back Tomorrow

African Boxing Union- welterweight Champion Charles Manyuchi is expected back in the country from Burkina Faso on Sunday. The Highly rated Zimbabwe boxer Charles Manyuchi was in the West African nation, where he knocked out past immediate champion Patrice Toke, to win the ABU title. Manyuchi, who is boxer for Zambia’s Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotions, […]

Bush praises Government for strides in fighting cervical cancer

Former United States President, George Bush, has praised the government for being proactive in fighting cervical cancer in the country. And former U S First Lady, Laura Bush, has encouraged women in the country to go for early cervical cancer screening. Speaking to journalists today at Mosi-O-Tunya Clinic, Mr Bush said the Patriotic Front’s (PF) […]

PF cadre Chief Justice Chibesakunda given 10 days ultimatum to leave office

The MMD central province executive committee has resolved that they will stage protests to remove compromised Acting chief justice Lombe Chibesakunda for alllowing the PF to rape democracy in the country. MMD provincial chairman George Kangwa has told the watchdog that the MMd was tired of the costly bye elections arising from unnecessary defections and […]

Plane fails to take off from Ndola due to Zesco load shedding

Proflight flight PO 305 trying to take off Sunday evening A pro-flight plane to Lusaka this evening (Sunday June 30) failed to take off from Ndola airport after Zesco switched off power at the airport The Ndola airport runway has been plunged into total darkness following Zesco load shedding leaving passengers, journalists and government officials […]

Now Old Kwacha Notes Cease to Be Used Midnight Tonight 30th June, 2013 ‘It Now Expires’

Tonight the old currency ceases to be valid,this is according to a Bank of Zambia notice on the expiry of old currency after it was rebased. There is a public holiday tomorrow so nobody can exchange the old notes until tuesday. Shops will not accept the old notes on Monday so it is hoped the […]

RB’s passport disappears

Zambia’s fourth republican President Rupiah Banda’s diplomatic passport has finally disappeared mysteriously as the PF government continues to flout the law in dealing with his issues relating to his entitlements as the former Head of State. A search for the passport by the lawyers representing Mr Banda following a court order for its release proved […]

Government refuse to release RB’s passport despite court order

FORMER President Rupiah Banda has for the third time failed to travel out of Zambia, this time to Tanzania for the Global 2013 Smart Partnership dialogue after State agencies could not release his passport on Friday. The former head of state was to join other former Heads of States at the Dialogue, and these include […]

Katele ‘confident’ in judiciary

KATELE Kalumba says he has confidence in the country’s Judiciary. And Lusaka High Court judge Evans Hamaundu admit-ted Kalumba and three other convicts to bail on the same terms that were granted to them by the Subordinate Court on the appeal to the High Court. In an interview on Friday shortly after judge Hamaundu rose, […]

Dreaming Big – But Who Will Fund Southern Africa’s Infrastructure Plans?

Maputo – Mounds of sand and rubble are what are left of sections of Maputo’s beachfront road as bulldozers, manned by Chinese construction workers, tear up the road that is being rebuilt. Southern Africa is under construction and the reminders are everywhere. Amid the dust and earth-moving equipment, delegates from across the southern African region […]