Archive | July, 2015

Oil supplier summoned

  GOVERNMENT has summoned the owners of Gunvor, the crude oil supplier, to appear before a ministerial committee to explain the delivery of contaminated commingled feedstock which has left Indeni Oil Refinery in Ndola partially shut-down. Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Development permanent secretary Emelda Chola confirmed the summoning of the Gunvor officials to […]

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Shameless liars

  When the Indeni oil saga started, FDD president Edith Nawakwi, cheered on by the usual suspects, charged the Government of corruption. They deliberately failed to tell the nation that the feedstock arriving now was ordered and paid for during the time of Acting President Dr. Guy Scott. During this time there was another controversial […]

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Ivorians predict tough game

  IVORY Coast Under-23 assistant coach Souhauo Haidava says his side has prepared for victory although he expects a tough encounter from the junior Chipolopolo. Speaking on arrival at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) in Lusaka yesterday ahead of the Senegal 2015 Under-23 African Championship final round, final leg tomorrow, Haidava noted that Zambia was […]

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TODAY’S TEXT MESSAGES

The IG should get rid of corrupt  officers Editor, Let me humbly advise the Inspector General of police to put an eye on some of her traffic officers who have become revenue collectors. There is a named woman traffic officer manning a bus station on Mumbwa Road who has deployed call boys to be beating […]

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Kwacha continues to post some gains

  The Kwacha has continued to post some gains against the US dollar as did other currencies following an increase in supply from corporate sellers who were looking to meet monthend obligations. According to Cavmont Bank Zambia daily market report,the local unit opened at K7.660/K7680 and was mostly flat during the trading session but later […]

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Kenya Airways posts major loss

  Kenya Airways has reported a record K1,326 billion loss after tax attributable to competition from Middle East carriers and high operating costs. The airline also blamed travel advisories that led to a slump in the tourism industry, as well as runway closures for renovation, for eating into the company’s 2014/2015 full-year earnings. “We have […]

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Stanchart scoops best consumer digital bankawards

  Standard Chartered Bank has dominated global finance magazine’s 2015 best consumer digital bank awards in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, winning 17 country awards and 6 regional awards. Standard Chartered Bank Zambia, head of retail clients Sonny Zulu said the global finance had recognised the efforts to provide some of the best digital […]

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Zambia’s tourism lacks serious marketing, says Namugala

LACK of marketing strategies and seriousness from both Government as well as stakeholders has stagnanted Zambia’s tourism industry,says Mafinga MMD member of parliament Catherine Namugala. Ms Namugala said Zambia had failed to market its tourism potential making it difficult for the outside to know what Zambia offered in terms of tourism. Making a contribution towards […]

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Kalumbila mine experiences minor fire

  KALUMBILA Minerals Limited’s Sentinel plant yesterday caught fire which was caused by a failure to observe the stipulated site hot works procedure. And Government says it is deeply concerned about the continued occurrence of accidents in the mining industry. Kalumbila Minerals Limited public relations coordinator Mirriam Harmon said in a statement that the Sentinel […]

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Govt to publish draft constitution next week

  The government will next week publish the draft constitution to enable members of the public scrutinise it and thereafter all members of parliament will be required to debate and determine clauses that will be enacted through an Act of Parliament. This was announced in parliament yesterday by minister of Justice Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula who […]

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