· October, 2010

Stories about Zambia from October, 2010

Zambia: Zambian Singing Sensation

  26 October 2010

Bling introduces Zambian singing sensation Salma Dodia: “Salma Dodia's big break came when she featured on JK's Kapiripiri which has been a major hit in Zambia this year.”

Africa: Linking African Securities Markets

  22 October 2010

Linking African securities markets: “Technology is the driver of securities exchanges around the world – currently there are big battles for supremacy in a range of markets and disclosure and clearing and settlement after the trade are also coming to the fore. Africa should be no different.”

Zambia: Blogging African Stock Exchanges Association Conference

  15 October 2010

African Capital Market News will blog live from African Stock Exchanges Association conference (10-12 November, Zambia): “There will be scope for important interviews and news, blogged live from the conference meeting in Livingstone, Zambia and giving the world insight into running news of Africa’s booming securities exchanges for bonds and...

Zambia: Are Journalists Dogs or Watchdogs?

  14 October 2010

Zambian journalists have recently been in the news not as reporters and editors but as victims after an opposition parliamentarian, Mumbi Phiri, labeled those working for state-controlled media organisations as Lt-Gen Ronnie Shikapwasha's dogs. Lt-Gen Ronnie Shikapwasha is the Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services. Zambians online discuss her statement and apology.

Zambia: Has Governance Improved?

  5 October 2010

Has governance improved in Zambia?: “Well, sort of but its difficult to be sure. According to the latest Ibrahim Index Zambia has moved up just two places in the rankings. It has moved from position 18 in the 2009 index to position 16 in the 2010 index (2008/9 data).”

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