Malama Katulwende – December 22, 2012

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On Business Forum we will be hosting Malama Katulwende to discuss the documentary “Zambia: Good Copper; Bad Copper” and looking the impact of the copper industry on our economy.

Malama has published poems in the anthology “Under the African Skies – Poetry from Zambia” and the novel”Bitterness” (An African Novel from Zambia), for which he received the Ngoma Awards, Julius Chongo Award 2006 for Best Creative Writing. He has also published more than forty articles for the website UK Zambians.

Malama Katulwende attended the University of Zambia; he has taught science and mathematics at different schools, and is an entrepreneur.

The show segment will air live at 7 a.m. PST, 10 a.m. EST, 14 hrs GMT, 16 hrs CAT.

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ZBTR Roundtable: UNZA Riots & Closures

UNZA closures have been part of the nation’s premiere institution’s history, the past few days have seen the students erupt into their familiar riotous behavior incidents which always leads to the disruption  of the busy Great East Road of the capital city. Join the ZBTR team for our round table discussion on UNZA students’ riotous conduct as a way of expressing their grievances. Should the nation’s premiere institution be privatized?
Has the students’ union been abused by all political institutions of the nation to champion their agenda? What has lead to the delay in re-opening the institution? UNZASU president Ali Tunkara will also give his perspective on the events at the institution.

Business Forum

Business Forum continues its focus on the business climate and key business news in Zambia and around the world. It serves as a platform to identify key areas of business opportunities and growth in Zambia. The segment is hosted by Rodger Chali.

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Brenda Zulu, September 24, 2011

Brenda Zulu is an Independent Information Communication Technologies (ICT) Journalist and “a leader of a Media Company, the African New Media Group which is specializes in delivering Web 2.0 services to it clients and also offers Media consultancy.” She has interests in the effective use of social media by media organizations, civil society and other parties, blogging, micro-blogging, computer and internet access in rural areas, among others.

Brenda’s most recent project has been her involvement in BantuWatch. BantuWatch is a joint initiative of civil society and (social) media activists in Zambiaunder leadership of SACCORD. The platform “allows citizens and civil society to monitor and report incidences around the electoral process in near real time…it provides channels for citizens and civil society to use mobile phone, social media and other internet-based channels to report on electoral offences such as intimidation, hate speech, vote buying, violence, tension, polling clerk bias and voting misinformation.”

In our discussion this Saturday, Brenda will talk about this work, the successes and limitations of technology in the just ended general elections inZambia. Please join us for what promises to be a vigorous discussion with many learning points!

The segment will air at 7 a.m. PST, 10 a.m.  EST, 15 Hrs GMT, 16 Hrs CAT (Zambian local time)

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If you have questions you’d like to pose ahead of time send them along and we’ll be sure to ask them during the live show!

Eric Sheppard – September 10, 2011

Eric A. Sheppard is President and founder of Diversity Restoration Solutions, Inc. (DRS), an international trade development and cultural diversity training firm located in Hampton Roads Virginia. Eric is also an author and family genealogy researcher.

Eric started family genealogy research in 1996 and he is a past member of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society. Eric also leads the African Diaspora Industry Sectors Network (ADISN) Trade Group and Wall of Return projects. He joins us on Business Forum to discuss the numerous trade mission trips his organisation leads into Africa. On Tuesday September 13 DRS will host a business brief and reception on Zambia with H.E Ambassador Sheila Siwela as guest of honour.

You can learn more about Diversity Restoration Solutions on their website.

The segment airs at 7:00 am PST, 10:00 am EST, 15:00 Hrs GMT, 16:00 Hrs CAT.

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Business Forum

Business Forum is hosted by Rodger Chali of Alberta, Canada. The program focuses on key business news in Zambia and around the world. Business Forum has also been actively promoting the rural Districts of Zambia with a view of informing and attracting the international and local community to the districts for investment opportunities.

Please join us every Saturday at 7:00 am PST, 10:00 am EST, 15:00 Hrs GMT, 16:00 Hrs CAT.

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Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission

Our weekly series Doing Business in Zambia’s Districts will feature Dr Overs Banda Chairman of the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission. The Commission is a corporate body established to enhance broad-based economic empowerment, foster citizens’ economic ownership and related issues.  Join the discussion this Saturday July 23, on our promotional campaign of doing business in Zambia

The segment airs at 7:00 am PST, 10:00 am EST, 15:00 Hrs GMT, 16:00 Hrs CAT.

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Mbala District – July 16, 2011

Our weekly series Doing Business in Zambia’s Districts will take us to Mbala District in the Northern Province. We will continue hosting Council Secretaries from various districts as they outline the investment opportunities of their districts.

Join the discussion on your favourite forum this Saturday July 16, on our district promotion campaign.

The segment airs at 7:00 am PST, 10:00 am EST, 15:00 Hrs GMT, 16:00 Hrs CAT.

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calling in on 1-347-237-4270,
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Mwinilunga District – July 9, 2011

Our weekly series Doing Business in Zambia’s Districts will take us to the agricultural plains of rural Northwestern province of Mwinilunga District. We will continue hosting Council Secretaries from various districts as they outline the investment opportunities of their districts.

Join the discussion on your favourite forum this Saturday July 9, on our district promotion campaign.

The segment airs at 7:00 am PST, 10:00 am EST, 15:00 Hrs GMT, 16:00 Hrs CAT.

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calling in on 1-347-237-4270,
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Mpongwe District – July 2, 2011

Our weekly series Doing Business in Zambia’s Districts will take us to the agricultural plains of rural CopperBelt province of Mpongwe District. We will continue hosting Council Secretaries from various districts as they outline the investment opportunities of their districts.

Join the discussion on your favourite forum this Saturday July 2, on our district promotion campaign.

The segment airs at 7:00 am PST, 10:00 am EST, 15:00 Hrs GMT, 16:00 Hrs CAT.

As always you can participate by:

calling in on 1-347-237-4270,
sending a tweet to @zambiablogradio or
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