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Posts published in “Day: January 17, 2012

Underage Drinking – Causes, Effects

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-IT is sunset, the weather is cool but with dust all around as a result of motorists who keep the shadowy figures of pedestrians barely lit by the yellow glow of the setting sun off the road as they rush to and from on the infamo...

‘I Didn’t Campaign for My Husband’

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FORMER Vice President George Kunda's wife Irene yesterday told the Lusaka High Court that she never campaigned for her husband in Muchinga constituency in Serenje district in the run-up to the September 20, 2011 tripartite elect...

Publication of Barotseland Agreement Hailed

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Human Rights Commission (HRC) has welcomed the decision to publicise the Barotseland Agreement for all stakeholders and the general public to understand.

Police Command to Erect More Posts

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Police Service will establish police posts in areas previously serviced by officers stationed at roadblocks, Inspector General of Police Martin Malama has said.

Zambia Vow to Honour ‘Fallen Heroes’

CAF (Giza)-Zambia goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene was just nine years old when news reached Lusaka that the 'pride of the nation' had perished off the west coast of Africa. An air force plane carrying the national squad to Senegal in April 1993 for a World C...

Economist Cautions State On Probing Sold Companies

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIAN economist Oliver Saasa has urged the Government to tread carefully over its planned investigations into the sale of former parastatals as the move will send wrong signals to potential investors willing to invest in Zambia.

Court Orders Quick Start to Liato Trial

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Lusaka Magistrate's Court has ordered for quick start of the trial in a case involving former Labour Minister Austin Liato, who is facing one count of receiving K2.1 billion suspected to have been stolen.

Govt to Recapitalise DBZ

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-GOVERNMENT will soon recapitalise the Development Bank of Zambia (DBZ) to enable the financial institution broaden its ability to offer long-term loan assistance to the private sector.

‘Lap Green, Zamtel Contract Prepared Before Negotiations’

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zamtel contract between LAP Green Networks and the Zambian Government was prepared before negotiations were concluded, the report by the Sebastian Zulu-Commission of Inquiry has further revealed.

David Phiri’s Death Saddens Sata

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-PRESIDENT Michael Sata has expressed sadness at the death of former Bank of Zambia (BoZ) Governor, David Phiri, who died in Lusaka yesterday.

MMD and the ‘Dirt’ Zamtel Sale

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE findings of the Sebastian Zulu-led Commission of Inquiry on the sale of Zamtel have revealed the extent to which some leaders in the previous regime strayed at the expense of national interest.

PF Adopts Col Lungu for Msanzala By-Election

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has adopted former independent Member of Parliament (MP) Joseph Lungu as its candidate for the Msanzala Constituency by-elections slated for February 13.

Help Market Artifacts, Tourist Board Urged

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-YOUTHS in Kafue dealing in wooden handicraft have urged the Zambia Tourism Board (ZTB) to consider marketing artifacts instead of only concentrating on promoting natural wonders like the Victoria Falls alone.

NAPSA Won’t Renew Coach Mwale’s Contract

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-NEWLY promoted MTN/FAZ Premier Division side NAPSA Stars have parted company with its head coach Wilson Mwale after winning them promotion to the top flight from Division-One where they languished for 16 years.

Police Warn Former Permanent Secretary Simfukwe

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FORMER Northern Province permanent secretary and MMD Mbala Member of Parliament (MP) Mwalimu Simfukwe has been warned and cautioned on four counts of abuse of office.

FQM Stakes K1.3 Billion for AFCON Broadcast

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) has committed K1.3 billion (US$250,000) to broadcast the Orange 2012 Africa Orange Cup of Nations Games (AFCON) on Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) television and radio.

FAZ, FIFA Partner in Football for Health Programme

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-HEALTH Deputy Minister Jean Kapata has said the development of sports cannot be complete without support from other fields particularly sports medicine.

Coach Renard Plots Senegal’s Downfall

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-AS the Zambia soccer squad wraps up its three-week extensive training programme today, coach Herve Renard says the Chipolopolo will need to be well-organised, strong and efficient when they face off Senegal in the opening 2012 O...