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STANBIC BANK SCANDAL SHOCKER

STANBIC BANK SCANDAL SHOCKER

By Derrick Sinjela Stanbic Bank is a financial institution with a rather bizarre profile across the African continent and some of these bizarre corporate shenanigans are filtering their way into Zambia at a very fast rate.  Last year, Stanbic was fined US$ 1.3million following a bribery scandal traced directly to Stanbic Bank. The vigilant Government of Tanzania passed a resolution to investigate the privately owned “scandal ridden” Stanbic Bank because the Government was concerned with Stanbic’s unprofessional behaviour and conduct and the impact bribery has in undermining national development. In September 2012, Stanbic Bank secured financing worth US$ 3 billion...

King Lewanika Book Review

King Lewanika Book Review

By Akashambatwa Mbikusita Lewanika Freedom Park Inaugural Memorial Lecture On KING LEWAM\NIKA THE FIRST OF BAROTSELAND 1842 – 1916: A Legacy of Indigenous African Nationalism Edited by Akashambatwa Mbikusita-Lewanika   This book expands into the neglected history of Pan African Cross-Border and African traditional leadership in the Southern African liberation struggle.  It pays homage to African indigenous leadership, such as illustrated by the seven African Kings appointed as Honorary Presidents of Congress, at its founding at Bloemfontein on January 8, 1912.  These were Dalindyebo of the Thembus; Montsioa of the Barolong; Lewanika of Barotseland; Letsie II of Lesotho Khama of...

WE NEED RESOURCES TO CONTINUE OFFERING BETTER EDUCATION-CATHOLIC BISHOPS

WE NEED RESOURCES TO CONTINUE OFFERING BETTER EDUCATION-CATHOLIC BISHOPS

By Mwenya Mukuka Communications Officer Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) Kabulonga Road THE quality and size of your seed will determine your harvest.”The Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) on the proposed construction of the shopping Mall near St. Mary’s High school in Lusaka has been held with the Catholic Bishops reiterating that the revenue from the project will help support the Catholic Church continue offering better education in Zambia. Speaking on behalf of Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) President Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu, ZCCB Secretary General Father. Cleophas Lungu said the church wants to move into integral evangelisation....

Edgar Chagwa Lungu is feared,  brags Sunday Chanda

Edgar Chagwa Lungu is feared, brags Sunday Chanda

By Fulman Mukobeko PATRIOTIC Front (PF) Member of the Publicity Committee Sunday Chanda says United Party for National Development (UPND) vice president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba has relegated himself and wants to continue to be a tail of Hakainde Hichilema. Reacting to Mwamba’s statement that   it does not mean that being silent, the opposition political party is weak, Mr. Chanda said the entrepreneur-cum-politician does not want to talk about the convention in the UPND because he always wants to Hichilema’s running mate. Chanda, a fearless critic of the UPND concurred with a view point by Pastor Danny Pule that most politicians...

SpeedPay Services in Zambia

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DStv FEBRUARY  2017 HIGHLIGHTS FINAL (2)

DStv FEBRUARY 2017 HIGHLIGHTS FINAL (2)

  FEBRUARY HIGHLIGHTS    WEEK 1: 01 – 05 FEBRUARY M-Net In The Heart of the Sea:  Award-winning director Ron Howard and Chris Hemsworth take on the deep blue sea and its dark secrets, inspired by the real-life tale of a ship that took on a monstrous whale. Airs on Sunday 5 February at 20:05 CAT. Available on Catch-Up. Better Late than Never (Premiere): A unique twist on travel doccies sees celebrities Henry Winkler, William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw, George Foreman and Jeff Dye embark on an adventure through Tokyo, Japan, in the series premiere. On Friday 3 February at 19:30...

Meet Mawano Kambeu : Founder and Managing Director – Dot Com Zambia

Meet Mawano Kambeu : Founder and Managing Director – Dot Com Zambia

Feb 5th, 2017 by By Luyando Wood   Mawano Kambeu means business. Raised in Kitwe town, he is moving in the direction of entrepreneurial giant as far business is concerned in this country.  With never seen before initiatives, like Icommute and Bus Ticket Zambia, his story is intriguing to follow. Mr. Kambeu received his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Southern CT State University and holds an MBA in Finance from Fairfield University. He completed his IGCSEs and A-Levels at Lechwe School. After university he went ahead to pursue a corporate career and acquired  10years of Corporate experience in banking, investments...

GOtv FEBRUARY 2017 HIGHLIGHTS FINAL

GOtv FEBRUARY 2017 HIGHLIGHTS FINAL

FEBRUARY HIGHLIGHTS WEEK 1: 01 – 05 FEBRUARY Zee World Reach for the Star: This month Zee World brings yet another captivating story, Reach for the Stars. Reach for the Stars beautifully capture the hopes and aspirations of a domestic worker alongside the trials and tribulations of her daily life. It will showcase how domestic workers mortgage their own life to toil and tears only so that their children can grow up enjoying the fruits of education and amenities they could only dream of.Tune in every weekday from          Friday 3 February at 18:00 CAT. Young Dreams: This month on Young...

The African Guarantee Fund (AGF)-International Trade Centre (ITC)  Zambia Green Jobs Programme Green Finance Conference  2 March 2017 @ Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia.

The African Guarantee Fund (AGF)-International Trade Centre (ITC) Zambia Green Jobs Programme Green Finance Conference 2 March 2017 @ Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia.

The African Guarantee Fund (AGF) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) under the auspices of the Zambia Green Jobs Programme will host the Green Finance Conference which will be held on 2 March 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia. This event will provide an important platform to discuss the funding of climate change mitigation and adaptation, climate conscious investments, the risk climate change poses to a financial institution’s portfolio, and the potential for climate change regulation to spur the development of new products and services for individuals and SMEs. The conference convened byMr. Felix A. Bikpo Chief Executive...

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