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2011-03-11 10:00:00

LUSAKA, Zambia/>, March 11, 2011/> /PRNewswire/ -- His Excellency, Mr. Rupiah Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia/> has spoken ahead of Zambia's/> Youth Day tomorrow commending young people across the country for their energy and drive and highlighting his commitment to their future. President Banda urged all Zambians to join him in celebrating the achievements of young people in Zambia/> reminding them of the vital role of Zambia's/> youth in the development and...

2011-02-17 08:34:00

LUSAKA, Zambia, February 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today His Excellency, Mr. Rupiah Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia, officially opened the National Nutrition Consultative Forum at a ceremony in Livingstone in the Southern Province. The meeting focused on national food security and highlighted President Banda's commitment to providing a better future for all Zambians, not based on tribal or regional allegiances but on genuine need. During President Banda's...

2011-02-04 05:18:00

LUSAKA, Republic of Zambia, February 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today His Excellency Mr Rupiah Banda, President of The Republic of Zambia, launched the Sixth National Development Plan (SNDP), outlining the Government's five year commitment to building a better future for all Zambians. Speaking at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka, the President said: "Today marks a time of renewal and recommitment to our national vision of being a middle-income country by 2030. We...

2011-01-10 07:00:00

LUSAKA, Zambia, January 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ceremony today, His Excellency Mr Rupiah Banda, President of Zambia, marked the commencement of two major building projects in Lusaka: a new state of the art sports stadium and the redevelopment of Independence stadium. The new Independence stadium will be the largest in the country accommodating up to 50,000 spectators. It will also be the home of the national football team and will stand on the site of the previous Independence...

2010-12-15 12:06:00

LUSAKA, Zambia, December 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- His Excellency, Mr. Rupiah Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia, today called on leaders from across Africa to assist in the fight against the illegal exploitation of natural resources. As Chair of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), President Banda is leading today's summit, which takes place in Lusaka. The objective is to examine the problems associated with exploiting natural resources, which has...

2010-12-03 09:43:00

JOHANNESBURG, December 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- His Excellency, President Rupiah Banda of Zambia, today hailed the virtues of Zambia's booming business sector at the Zambia South Africa Business Forum in Johannesburg. Speaking to a group of business and political leaders, including South African President Jacob Zuma, he warmly welcomed investment in the country as a means of improving national and regional development and prosperity. President Banda said, "We recognise that...

2010-12-01 02:00:00

LUSAKA, Zambia, December 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- His Excellency, Mr. Rupiah Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia, has marked World AIDS Day by highlighting the advances made in combating the disease across Zambia. Boosting health provision throughout the country has been a key Government priority as President Banda works to build a stronger and more productive nation. A central part of this has been strengthening AIDS prevention work and the treatment and support of Zambians...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'