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Zambia’s Plans for Science get Recognition

Zambia's ambitious plan to use science to boost its economic development and reduce poverty has received financial backing from the African Development Bank. A Ministry of Finance spokesperson, Chileshe Kandeta, announced this month that the bank has approved a loan...

Chinese President to visit Zambia

CHINESE President, Hu Jintao is expected in Zambia next month on a state visit. Chief Government spokesperson, Vernon Mwaanga, announced in a statement yesterday that the Chinese leader would arrive on February 3, accompanied by his wife, Liu...

Amend articles of association

GOVERNMENT has directed water utility companies to amend their articles of association to incorporate new management concepts such as board composition and corporate governance. Kitwe Town Clerk, Ali Simwinga, told a special full council meeting in Kitwe that he was...

MPs seminar closed

THE five-day post election seminar for members of Parliament came to a close on Thursday. The seminar, which was officially opened by Speaker of the National Assembly, Amusaa Mwanamwamba last Sunday was closed by his deputy, Mutale Nalumango. During the official...

Jobs Will be on Merit-Mwanawasa

PRESIDENT Mwanawasa says he will only appoint people in the public service on merit and not because of their tribe. And Mr Mwanawasa said there was a lot of misuse of public funds and warned erring officers that they would...

17 MPs back Barotse Royal Establishment

ABOUT 17 Western Province members of Parliament (MPs) have supported the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) that Oblate Radio Liseli in Mongu should broadcast more local programmes and songs. That, the MPs said, would help preserve the diverse Barotse cultural heritage. The...

Govt. calls for concerted efforts in combating deforestation

Government has called for concerted efforts in combating deforestation in the country. Eastern Province Permanent Secretary Kelvin Kamuwanga said private sector participation in the implementation of aforestation programmes was key in efforts of reversing the ecological imbalances created by deforestation. Mr. Kamuwanga...

Govt to arm the media to trigger public discussions on the United States of Africa

The Zambian Government has embarked on a series of meetings with media houses to sensitise media organisations on the concept of the United States of Africa. Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary, Christina Lambart announced this during the initial consultative meeting...

Tycoon may run for top ANC post

South Africa's leading Sunday paper is reporting that businessman Tokyo Sexwale is campaigning for the leadership of the governing ANC party.  The ANC is expected to choose a new leader at the end of this year. Until now, the only...

Nigeria loses oil cash billions

Nigeria has lost $4.4bn in oil revenue in the past year due to increasing violence in the Niger Delta region. Finance Minister Nenadi Usman blamed cuts in oil exports on the activities of militant groups demanding more control of...
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