Daily Archives: October 30, 2013

Deputy UN Chief Calls for More Troops for Somalia

U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson is appealing for a “significant temporary boost” to forces in Somalia, in the face of resurgent al-Shabab Islamist militants.

Eliasson told the Security Council Wednesday that the campaign by U.N.-backed …

Emmanuel Mwamba writes Sata

Chandwe Musonda Road
Villa Elizabetha

His Excellency Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata
President of the Republic of Zambia
State House

Your Excellency,


I refer to His Excellency’s letter dated …

Observations: Sata a big threat to Zambia’s democracy

By Barbrah Musamba Chama Mumba

The  recent comments attributed to President Michael Sata on the issuance of nationwide broadcasting licences to Radio Phoenix and Q FM and other acts clearly show that the president does …

DRC Troops Retake M23 Stronghold

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s army has recaptured the eastern town of Bunagana, one of the last remaining strongholds of rebel group M23.

Government officials and witnesses say troops entered the town near the Ugandan …

Major Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics Conference set for Zambia

Fighting Erupts Between Soldiers, M23 in DRC

Soldiers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are closing in on one of the last strongholds of rebel group M23.

Government officials said Wednesday that heavy fighting had erupted near the eastern town of …

Zambia Committed On Grain

[The Herald]Zambia is committed to assisting Zimbabwe with food and will eventually complete delivery of the 150 000 tonnes of maize that was promised by the Zambian President Michael Sata, Zambian ambassador to Zimbabwe Ndoyoyi …

Sata Outbursts Shocks Lungu

[Zambia Reports]Opposition Movement for Multi Party Democracy says it is shocking that President Michael Sata has condemned the buying of second hand cars when the majority of Zambians cannot afford buying cars from the showroom.…

Avoid Extravagance, Water Utilities Told

[Times of Zambia]LOCAL Government and Housing Permanent Secretary Howard Sikwela has advised water utility companies to avoid being extravagant and ensure that the proposed tariff adjustment contributes to effective implementation of their companies’ strategic business …