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Posts published in “Day: December 29, 2011

Splinter Unions Setback to Bargaining Power

DEMOCRATIC Governance and Human Rights Advocates (DEGHA) national coordinator Gerald Mutelo has said encouraging splinter unions will reduce the strength of bargaining power.

Kunda’s Wife Donated Hammer Mills, Cash to Influence Voters – Witness

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-A WITNESS yesterday recounted before the Lusaka High Court how former vice-president George Kunda's wife, Irene allegedly donated hammer mills and money to women clubs in Muchinga Constituency in Serenje District, to influence t...

Death Penalty Must Go – Rights Body

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Human Rights Commission (HRC) will continue advocating the abolishment of the death penalty in the Zambia law.

169 Elephant Tusks Land Man in Prison

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-A CONGOLESE business executive has been jailed for five years imprisonment with hard labour by a Ndola magistrate's court for illegal possession of 169 elephant tusks.

Sata Urges Dialogue Over Barotse

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has warned agitators of the restoration of the Barotseland Agreement not to take a confrontational stance but embrace dialogue as an avenue of amicably resting the matter.

Stop Agitating for Self-Rule – Nkoya Council

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Nkoya Royal Council (NRC) and the Kazanga Cultural Association have called for the immediate end to agitation for self-rule by some people in Western Province.

Only Three Out of 98 FRA Concrete Slabs Done

THREE concrete slabs out of the 98 have been completed by contractors engaged by the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) to construct additional storage facilities.

Wealth Is for All Zambians, Says Ps

The Government will equitably distribute wealth to all Zambians regardless of their political affiliations, new Copperbelt Minister Rodgers Mwewa has said

Police Search Konga’s Seized Hotel

Investigative wings have searched the hotel in Lusaka that was seized from former Energy minister Kenneth Konga in continued investigations of suspected corrupt cases.

Mufulira Diarrhoea Cases Soar

The number of diarrhoea cases caused by water contamination in Mufulira has risen to 600, Town Clerk Charles Mwandila has said.

Mwale’s Bicycles Were Legally Acquired, Court Told

Deputy MMD National Secretary Chembe Nyangu has told the court that there was nothing sinister for former Mines minister Maxwell Mwale to be in possession of bicycles because it was common among politicians to have property to donate to communities.

Minister Bemoans Rise in Gender-Based Violence

Gender Deputy Minister, Emerine Kabanshi has bemoaned the increase in the number of gender-based violence (GBV) cases being reported in Zambia as shown by statistics from the Zambia Police Service and the Victim Support Unit (VSU).

Sata Condemns Nigeria Terrorist Attacks

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-President Michael Sata has condemned the recent terrorist attack that killed 39 people near the Nigerian capital Abuja on Christmas Day.

Sata Urges Dialogue With Secessionists

Zambia President Michael Sata has called for dialogue with pro-secession groups in Barotseland, the western region of the country.