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Posts published in “Day: January 31, 2012

Chinese Underage Sex Scandal Sparks Emotive Debate

Lusaka -
Zhang Daliu, 46, a carpenter from China never imagined himself in the dreadful confines of a stinking and overcrowded Zambian jail where conditions are so terrible that they lead to gastronomic disorders...

Zesco Intensifies Vandalism Fight

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-VANDALISM of power equipment is not only rife in the urban areas but also in the rural areas of Zambia where the least is expected to make anything out of the vandalised equipment.

MMD Studies Calls to Remove William Banda

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-OPPOSITION MMD national chairperson Michael Mabenga has said the party is studying demands by some youths to remove Lusaka Province chairperson William Banda as it embarks on a mission to rebrand following its electoral defeat l...

ZICA Warns Erring Accountants

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) has warned that it will de-register and prosecute all accountants found wanting in the Auditor General's Report for bringing the profession into disrepute.

Relief to Villagers As Stray Lion Is Captured

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) has captured a lion in Livingstone that has been terrorising surrounding villages killing livestock.

Govt Halts Kalungwishi State Ranch Deal Plans

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-GOVERNMENT has revoked plans by the previous administration to give the Kalungwishi State Ranch in Northern Province to Sable Transport Limited for the development of a sugar plantation because the deal was not transparent, Perm...

Construction Sector Gets More New Entrants

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE local construction sector recorded a 100 per cent increase in the registration of contractors in 2011 following a boom in the industry, National Council for Construction (NCC) has said.

First Ladies Body Wants More Men Involved

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) has called for the immediate male involvement in its programmes to effectively fight HIV/AIDS, poverty and violence against women and children.

New Bank Pledges to Support Tourism

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-BANC ABC, which is one of the emerging commercial banks in Zambia, has opened a new branch in Livingstone with a pledge to support tourism and other economic activities in the country's tourist capital.

Tourism Board to Spend K10 Billion On Marketing Programmes

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Tourism Board (ZTB) has budgeted about K10 billion for marketing programmes aimed at attracting local and foreign tourists to meet the targeted one million tourists this year.

Country to Review Sale of State-Run Bank

RNW Africa (Hilversum)-Zambian President Michael Sata has ordered a review of a 2007 sale of the state-run ZNCB bank, it was announced on Sunday, the latest inquiry to be opened into deals done under his predecessor.

Sata Warns Overzealous Ministers

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-PRESIDENT Michael Sata has warned overzealous ministers and Government officials against interfering with workers' pay negotiations and resorting to random positions which he says were bound to induce loss of confidence in the e...

Chikwanda Hails Squad

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ACTING Republican president Alexander Chikwanda has on behalf of President Michael Sata applauded the Zambian soccer team for its splendid performance at the on-going African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Equatorial Guinea.

Three Die in Lusaka Road Accidents

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THREE pedestrians died on Sunday after being knocked down by motor vehicles in three separate incidences in Lusaka, police have said.

Luo Castigates Kabwe Council Officials

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-LOCAL Government Minister Nkandu Luo yesterday castigated the Kabwe Municipal Council (KMC) for failing to clean a drainage canal resulting in most houses being submerged in rain water and sewer effluent.

Former Envoy Nevers Mute Before Investigators

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FORMER Zambian Ambassador to Canada, Nevers Mumba has refused to answer questions before a combined team of security personnel investigating suspected abuse of authority of office at the embassy in Toronto in which about 122,000...

Renard Guns for Semi-Finals

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-AFTER sealing a last eight slot at the on-going Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Zambia soccer coach Herve Renard has now set his sight on a semi-final berth for the Chipolopolo.

Three Lusaka Defilers Caged 20 Years

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Lusaka High Court has sentenced three Lusaka men to 20 years imprisonment each, with hard labour, for defiling girls under the age of 10.

ZICA Hails Hiking of Bank Capital Requirement

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) has commended Government for its decision to raise commercial bank minimum capital requirements, saying this will enable banks have more money to lend out to Small and Medium ...