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Posts published in “Day: January 5, 2012

Kola Beefs Up Chipolopolo

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ISRAEL-based striker Rodger Kola was yesterday expected to beef up the Zambia soccer team currently shaping up in South Africa ahead of this month 2012 Africa Cup of Nations finals to be co-hosted by Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.

Zambia Wants Country Friendly

Namibian (Windhoek)-THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) is hoping to add Namibia and Kenya to its friendly match programme in South Africa before Zambia heads to the African Cup of Nations from January 21 until February 12 in Gabon and Equatorial ...

Prove Your Innocence in Court, MMD Leaders Advised

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Former MMD national secretary Katele Kalumba has advised former leaders under investigations not to rush to the media to defend themselves but instead wait for security wings to conclude their investigations.

3,500 Houses to Be Built for Cops

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-The Government is set to build more than 3,500 houses for police officers in Zambia to solve accommodation problems among law enforcement officers.

Veep Roasts Kunda

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Vice-President Guy Scott has challenged MMD chairperson for legal affairs George Kunda to substantiate claims that the Patriotic Front (PF) Government is using the fight against corruption to intimidate former leaders.

Cops Recover Copper Worth K80 Million

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Police in Kitwe have recovered 500 Kilogrammes of copper worth K80 million suspected to have been stolen from Chambishi Copper Smelter (CCS) by the Jerabos on New Year's Eve. Police have since detained a couple to help with inve...

Mining Group Given Deadline to Submit Requirements

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-The Government has given Zhonghui mining group of China, the developer of the US$690 million Ichimpe Mine in Kalulushi, up to this month end to submit all requirements needed for the development of the mine.

ECZ to Outsource Printing of Ballot Papers

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) will outsource the printing of ballot papers for the forthcoming Msanzala by-election because Government Printers are unable to meet full specifications to do the job.

Ex-Envoy Gave Us False Information – Witness Tells Court

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-A witness has testified that former diplomat Benedict Chikoti gave information to the Zambia Daily Mail Newspaper that a woman who was recently apprehended with drugs in Pakistan was not his daughter.

Mufulira Typhoid – 30 More Cases Recorded

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Typhoid cases have persisted in Mufulira with 30 new cases recorded yesterday morning, bringing the total number to 1,279 since the water-borne disease broke out two weeks ago.

Access to Education Paramount

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Access to education is supposed to be a fundamental liberty which every child ought to enjoy not only in our country, but the world over. That this access is often denied is an indictment against the key policy makers in Governm...

Chief Mpezeni Backs Calls to Lift RB’s Immunity

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Pressure to have former Republican President Rupiah Banda's immunity lifted has continued mounting, with Paramount Chief Mpezeni backing calls for Parliament to act.

Taskforce Nabs ACC Official

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-The taskforce on corruption in Northern Province has arrested Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) senior investigations officer Ucar Chiyuni, for allegedly bouncing a K15 million cheque issued in favour of an individual who is unde...

‘Kakoma Never Engaged in Vote Buying’

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-A witness yesterday told the Kitwe High Court that the allegations levelled against Zambezi West Member of Parliament (MP), Charles Kakoma, that he was engaged in electoral malpractices during the September 20 general elections ...

It’s a Wrong Move, Zulawu Tells Chipata Councillors

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Zambia United Local Authorities Workers Union (ZULAWU) has said it is wrong for the councillors at Chipata Municipal Council to constitute a team to travel to Lusaka to petition the suspension of Town Clerk Golden Banda and dire...

‘People Are Not Dead Until They Have Died’

IPS (Johannesburg)-"I had no power, I could not even walk. I just had to be lifted by someone. When bathing, when going to the toilet, when going anywhere," Geoffrey Mwila says in a soft voice.