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Posts published in “Day: January 11, 2012

Sata Accuses Ex-Minister Over Land

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-PRESIDENT Michael Sata has disclosed that a former minister in charge of Commerce had acquired land worth K2.8 billion and has since declared that the "real" fight against corruption has just started.

Only Three Provinces to Have Normal Rainfall – ZNFU

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-A comprehensive study by the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has revealed that only three out of the 10 Provinces in Zambia will receive all-round normal rainfall but that will not affect the crop harvest for the 2011-2012 ...

Couple Brutally Murdered

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-AN elderly couple of Fisenge area near Luanshya, has been brutally murdered by a mob which also razed their house after accusing it of practising witchcraft.

ZRFU Elective Meeting Set for February 11

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Rugby Football Union (ZRFU) has set February 11 as the date for its elective annual general meeting to be held at the Red Arrows Club House in Lusaka.

Chirundu – Anchoring Regional Business

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ACCOUNTING for about 16.9 per cent arrivals in 2008, Chirundu Border Post is the leading port of entry into Zambia followed by Kenneth Kaunda International Airport at 16.8 per cent, while Kasumbalesa's arrivals stand at 11.2 per...

Intensify Aids Reporting, Malupenga Urges Scribes

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-INFORMATION, Broadcasting and Tourism Permanent Secretary Amos Malupenga has called on journalists to intensify reporting on HIV/AIDS in areas such as prevention to help bring down infection rates.

CCZ Backs Calls for Erring Former Leaders to Own Up

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE COUNCIL of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has backed calls by MMD Chisamba Member of Parliament (MP), Moses Muteteka, that former government leaders who were involved in corrupt activities should own up and confess to the nation.

Chingola Rapist Jailed 25 Years

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Kitwe High Court has jailed a 32-year- old man for 25 years with hard labour for raping an 18-year-old school girl in June last year.

Zambezi Airlines Ban Lifted

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE government has restored the operating certificate of Zambezi Airlines but planes will not be allowed to fly until it meets several other financial and safety requirements.

VSU Bemoans Unceasing Gender Violence

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA Police Service Victim Support Unit (VSU) national coordinator Tresford Kasale has said Gender-Based-Violence (GBV) cases in the country have continued to rise.

‘National Squad Better Than 2010 AFCON Team’

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA National Soccer Team coach Herve Renard has said the final 23-man team he has picked for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea starting next weekend is more competitive than the one a...

Govt Targets 20 Percent GDP From Mines

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE government will take advantage of the multiplier effects arising from the mining industry to double the mining sector's contribution to the country's Gross domestic Product (GDP) to at least 20 per cent, Mines Minister Wilbu...

Netball Team Beats Tanzania

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA'S impressive run at the Chama Cha Mapinduzi Revolutionary Netball Tournament continued when the team choked up their second victory over Tanzania on Monday to remain in contention for the US$750 top prize.

Chipolopolo Face Downgraded Bafana in AFCON Friendly

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE last time Bafana Bafana and Zambia met in Cape Town in 2007, Chipolopolo skipper, Christopher Katongo (below) almost single-handedly destroyed the South Africans with his hat-trick in a 3-1 victory.

Felix Katongo Angola-Bound

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-MIDFIELDER Felix Katongo is set to sign a contract with Angola's Petro Atletico in Luanda to play in that country's GiraBola league shunning a move back to South Africa's Absa Premier Soccer League (PSL) struggling side, Jomo Co...

Mufulira Typhoid Cases Reach Over 2, 200

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-TYPHOID cases in Mufulira have reached 2, 227 with health authorities calling for increased efforts to prevent new infections in Mupambe Township.

Save the Children, Cage the Rapists

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-DOMESTIC violence or, to borrow the parlance currently in vogue, Gender Based Violence (GBV), has assumed frightening proportions in

ZRA Scanner ‘Scam’ Sucks-in Kunda

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-EMBATTLED MMD chairperson for legal affairs George Kunda issued an illegal Statutory Instrument last year to sanction collection of 'inspection fees' of K360,000 from each transporter by Bradwell International, a firm contracted...

I Qualify to Be Vice President – Scott

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-VICE-PRESIDENT, Guy Scott, has said he is qualified to hold his position and challenged MMD national chairperson for legal affairs, George Kunda to take the matter to court.

MMD Admits Making Costly Mistakes

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-MMD chairperson for legal affairs, George Kunda, has admitted that the former ruling party made a number of costly mistakes which must be corrected by the current Government because 'two wrongs do not make a right'.