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K192.5 million Savenda Management Services Court Award  Against Stanbic Bank

K192.5 million Savenda Management Services Court Award Against Stanbic Bank

By Derrick Sinjela In August 2016, Judge Justin Chashi awarded damages to Savenda Management Services amounting to K192.5 million Kwacha. This paper will publish a ten part feature series based on researched positions on the significance and impact of Credit Reference Bureaus (CRB) on access to loans and also the role of banks in economic development. Let me begin by defining a CRB. What is a Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and what does it do? Well a Credit Reference Bureau is a collection agency that gathers account information ideally from various creditors and provides that information for purposes of credit...

Phantom 6 Phone charms 2016 Christmas Shoppers

Phantom 6 Phone charms 2016 Christmas Shoppers

By Derrick Sinjela and Joseph Mumbi Chanda Barely a month after its launch on the Zambian market, the Tecno mobile brand, Phantom 6 Phone handset has outsold its target. A survey by Top Rating Entertainment on ‘Tech News and Gargets’ this Christmas found out that the Phantom 6 Phone handset was the most trending gift for most couples to buy and ‘love-birds.”. One out of five gargets exchanged as gifts between Christmas and News day, most people preferred a new stylish Techno brand, the Phantom 6 and 6+ smart phone. The phone has a 21MP AF back camera and double...

Bowman Lusambo backs President Lungus’ pardon

Bowman Lusambo backs President Lungus’ pardon

By Derrick Sinjela Copperbelt Minister Bowman Lusambo says President Edgar Lungu’s decision to pardon Patriotic Front (PF) members that stood on independent tickets in the last elections is a very good move. Speaking in an interview with Pan African Radio, said President Lungu’s gesture of forgiving the MPs in the spirit of national reconciliation will make the party stronger. Accordingly, Copperbelt Province, a PF dominated area, has three independents, one in Mufulira and two in Kitwe. Meanwhile, The Patriotic Front in Kanyama has hailed President Edgar Lungu’s approach to matters of national importance since winning the last elections. Speaking in...

Ponga Liwewe’s daughter Linda Liwewe & Canon Dennis Phillip Liwewe share January 10 birthday

Ponga Liwewe’s daughter Linda Liwewe & Canon Dennis Phillip Liwewe share January 10 birthday

By Derrick Sinjela FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) General Secretary Ponga Liwewe’s daughter Linda Liwewe and Canon Dennis Phillip Liwewe share January 10 as a birthday, and today-Tuesday 10th January 2016  celebrated a ‘double-headeer-birthday-bash.” “A special day, January 10, my daughter Linda and my Dad were both born on this day,” a grateful Liwewe said.

NGOCC 2016 REFLECTIONS AND EXPECTATIONS FOR 2017

NGOCC 2016 REFLECTIONS AND EXPECTATIONS FOR 2017

By Sara H. Longwe-NGOCC BOARD CHAIRPERSON Media Release Saturday 31st  December 2016 In a few days time, the year 2016 comes to a close and we open yet another chapter as we welcome the year 2017. The end of the year provides an excellent opportunity for us as a nation to reflect on our collective achievements and failures from which we can draw lessons in the pursuit of a more prosperous Zambia for all. In order for us to forge ahead as a nation, it is imperative that we re-focus and strategize on how to propel an all-inclusive development agenda...

Zambia’s National Assembly 2016-2021

Zambia’s National Assembly 2016-2021

2016-2021 Members of Parliament Zambia Presiding Officers Speaker Hon. Patrick Matibini, MP First Deputy Speaker Hon. Catherine Namugala , MP Second Deputy Speaker Hon. Mwimba Malama , MP Whips Government Chief Whip – PF Hon. Richard Musukwa, MP Leader of the Opposition – UPND Hon. Jacob Mwiimbu, MP Deputy Chief Whip – PF Hon. Stephen Chungu, MP Charles Romel Banda, MP Constituency: Kapoche Political Party: Patriotic Front (PF) Portfolio: Minister – Tourism and Arts Whiteson Banda, MP Constituency: Milanzi Political Party: Patriotic Front (PF) Portfolio: Back Bench – <none> Ephraim Kaang’andu Belemu, MP Constituency: Mbabala Political Party: United Party for...

Diego Costa: Chelsea striker says he wanted to leave club in summer

Diego Costa: Chelsea striker says he wanted to leave club in summer

http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/38487554 From the section Football With 14 goals and five assists, Diego Costa has been involved in the joint-most goals in Europe this season, level with Inter Milan’s Mauro Icardi Chelsea striker Diego Costa has said he wanted to leave the club in the summer. Costa joined the Blues for £32m in 2014, and was understood to be close to a return to former club Atletico Madrid after a difficult 2015-16 campaign. The Spain international has since scored 14 Premier League goals, as Chelsea have taken a six-point lead courtesy of 13 successive victories. “Did I want to go? Yes,...

Richard Cockerill: Leicester Tigers sack director of rugby

Richard Cockerill: Leicester Tigers sack director of rugby

Leicester Tigers never missed out on reaching the Premiership semi-finals under Richard Cockerill Leicester Tigers have sacked director of rugby Richard Cockerill after nearly eight years in charge. The 46-year-old has been on the Premiership club’s coaching staff since 2004, took over as head coach in 2009 and became director of rugby in 2010. “It is with great sadness and regret that I leave my position. I still believe that I am the right person to lead the team,” Cockerill said. Head coach Aaron Mauger will take over on an interim basis. Tigers are fifth in the Premiership, 15 points...

Will Andrew Kamanga and Ponga Liwewe deliver?

Will Andrew Kamanga and Ponga Liwewe deliver?

By Derrick Sinjela DESPITE Zambia failing to qualify to the 2017 African Cup of Nations, soccer fans remain hopeful that the Chipolopolo lads will do so for the 2018 edition. Gilbert Bwalya expressed optimism that Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) President Andrew Kamanga and General Secretary Ponga Liwewe will ultimately spearhead revival of Zambian football. Following Zambia’s maiden 2012 African Cup of Nations victory, registered by then FAZ President Kalusha Bwalya, General Secretary George Kasengele, Herve Renaud and Christopher Katongo, success for the Chipolopolo has been elusive www.derricksinjela.blogspot.com              

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