Tag: Zambia

Rihanna To Launch Fenty Beauty Products In Africa
Entertainment, Fashion, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, News, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe

Rihanna To Launch Fenty Beauty Products In Africa

Rihanna has announced that her Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin products will become available in eight African countries from the end of this month. In a social media post, the pop star said she had "been waiting for this moment" and that this was "just the beginning". The beauty products will be available in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Read Also: Dancer Korra Obidi Clear Air On Husband’s Divorce Announcement Rihanna, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, launched Fenty Beauty in 2017 in a partnership with luxury goods company LVMH (Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton). She is worth $1.7bn (£1.2bn), with an estimated $1.4bn coming from the value of Fenty Beauty. The company reportedly made $100m (£72m) in its first 40 days. I...
Insecurity: Zambia Ready To Assist Nigeria, Says Envoy
Nigeria, Security

Insecurity: Zambia Ready To Assist Nigeria, Says Envoy

The Government of Zambia on Tuesday expressed concern over the insurgency, banditry, and other security challenges in the country saying they would help Nigeria. Zambia said it would help Nigeria because the country played a significant role in liberating most Southern African countries against the apartheid regimes. The Zambian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Sọlọmọn Samuel Jere, stated this during a press conference to herald an international peace concert organised by the Seventh Day Adventist Church with the theme, “Hope in troubled times”, scheduled for this Saturday. The envoy said Zambia was ready to “share intelligence with Nigeria in areas of comparative advantage” to help fight crimes as no meaningful development would be achieved by any country without peace. He said...
Why Our Cement Costs Less in Zambia Than Nigeria – Dangote Cement Plc
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Why Our Cement Costs Less in Zambia Than Nigeria – Dangote Cement Plc

Following the uproar generated by the recent reports that Dangote Cement Plc sells cement at a higher price than it sells to other countries, Zambia notably, its management has clarified that a bag of cement from its factories and plants across Nigeria (as of 12th April 2021) is N2,450 in Obajana and Gboko and N2,510 in Ibese, VAT inclusive. Reports recently surfaced that Dangote cement sells for 110 Kwacha in Zambia which is equivalent to about N1,800 in naira, while Nigerian consumers buy the same product for at least N3,500. Reacting, the Dangote Cement Group has said it cannot control the prices of its products when it gets to the market. Devakumar Edwin, the group’s Executive Director, Strategy, Portfolio Development and Capital Projects, disclosed that while a bag of Cement ...
Zambia President Fires Health Minister Chilufya
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Zambia President Fires Health Minister Chilufya

Zambia’s presidency on Sunday announced the sacking of the country’s health minister, arrested for alleged graft last year but cleared of charges. Chitalu Chilufya, 48, was held in June following accusations he used ill-gotten gains to acquire property. A court cleared him of the charges in August due to lack of evidence and he resumed his duties. But President Edgar Lungu unexpectedly fired the minister on Sunday without given any reason. “President Lungu has terminated the appointment of Chitalu Chilufya as health minister with immediate effect,” presidential spokesman Isaac Chipampe said in statement. Chilufya’s sacking comes days after parliament quizzed officials over irregularities cited in an audit of financial statements released last year. The reports a...