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Posts published in “Day: January 27, 2012

Why Zambia Fly Where Warriors Fall

The Herald (Harare)-Looking at this Zambian side, from a Zimbabwean perspective, you wonder as to what it is that they have, which keeps driving them to lofty heights, which our boys don't have and now can only watch the drama of the Nations Cup finals...

Mwansa ‘The Great’ Heads for Stardom

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-After winning three awards at the Naoussa International Film Festival in Greece and another two at the Tarifa African Film Festival in Spain, Mwansa 'the Great' a Zambian short film has been nominated for a British Academy Film ...

Dalisoul Pulls Another Rat From His Hat

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-With or without the Jerabo Unit to put up the fire-powered deadly stage antics that should never be tried at home, Dalisoul "Mwana wa Mkomboni" has just reached that peak where he would never fail to spellbind his audiences.

Our Material Is Being Stolen – Zambia One Comedy

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Celebrated top Zambian comedy team, the Zambia One Comedy director Derrick Khondowe is worried that the group's intellectual property is been stolen by a lot of upcoming artists who are using it to create and consolidate their f...

Nangoma Residents Attack Police Officers

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Uuruly residents of Nangoma on Wednesday afternoon attacked police officers and damaged a police post in Mumbwa District after the officers attempted to arrest a man accused of defilement, indecent assault and rape.

Maiko Zulu U-Turns, Continues As Zam President

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-After declaring that he would not re-contest his position as Zambia Association for Musicians (ZAM) president, Zambia's renowned reggae artist Maiko Zulu bowed down to pressure from members to rescind his decision and participat...

Fileisa By Mulenga and Revival Touch

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-GRANT Mulenga is a new artist on the Zambian music scene, particularly in the gospel music circles, and Fileisa is his debut album, which had the hit title track Fileisa winning Radio Christian Voice song-of-the-year for 2011.

Dr Joze in Silver Screen Return With Beloved Husband

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-After being silent for some time now, giving a deceptive perception that he was no longer listed on the top comedy billing, renowned Zambian comedian and actor, Chomba Kalunga aka Dr Jose returns to the screens with a 52 episode...

Eastpoint Toasts Chipolopolo Victory

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Zambian artistes once again converged at the arguably Lusaka's most popular spot Eastpoint to toast the Chipolopolo boys victory over Senegal last Saturday night.

Poor Infrastructure Still a Challenge in Rural Areas

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-A Chinese adage, of 'a journey of a thousand miles begins with one step' can be likened to a crusade by the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) Government to develop the nation whose step began after the September 20, 2011 tripartite el...

Reshaping Care for Older People

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-In an African cultural set up, extended families are regarded as very important in maintaining relations and in bonding homes together.

Add Value to Timber Products – Saw Millers Urged

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-The forestry industry has the capacity to contribute significantly to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) if value addition to the timber products is well harnessed, Mines and Natural Reources Minister Wylbur Simuusa has ...

ACC Responds to Paul Bwalya Over Irregularities at ECZ

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) would like to comment on the letter from Paul Bwalya of Avondale Lusaka published by the Times of Zambia in its edition of January 12.

Inflation Rate Reduces to 6.4 Percent

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA's inflation for January 2012, is now at 6.4 per cent down from the 2011 figures of 7.2 per cent, the lowest rate the country has recorded over the years.

Court Upholds Kapiri MP Zimba’s Election

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-MMD's Kapiri Mposhi Member of Parliament (MP) Lawrence Zimba has been declared as duly elected and his seat declared valid in a judgment that was passed by Ndola High Court Judge Mwiinde Siavwapa yesterday.

Zimbabwe to Settle $70 Million Debt

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Zimbabwe will next month settle the US$70.8 million principal debt owed to the Zambian Government over the sale of the Central African Power Corporation (CAPCO) to pave way for the construction of a joint Batoka hydro-power stat...

Sata in Addis Ababa for AU Summit

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-President Michael Sata arrived here yesterday for the African Union (AU) 18th Session of the Assembly of The Heads of State and Government Summit, the first high-level international assignment since the Patriotic Front (PF) assu...

Former Envoy Nevers Mumba Warned, Cautioned

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-The joint team of Government investigative officers has warned and cautioned former High Commissioner to Canada, Dr Nevers Mumba on allegations of abuse of office and corrupt acquisition of public property and revenue.

KCM Workers Get 17 Percent Pay Rise

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has awarded its employees a 17 per cent salary increment which will see the lowest miner earn a monthly net pay of not less than K3 million.

Govt Cancels Varun Beverages Tax Deferment

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Government has cancelled the tax deferment facility awarded to Varun Beverages and ordered the Pepsi manufacturing company to immediately refund a total of K15 billion that accumulated over the last two years when the provision ...