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Posts published in February 2012

United Nations World Tourism Organisation Inspectors Arrive

[The Herald]
Victoria Falls -
UNITED Nations World Tourism Organisation inspectors arrived here yesterday to inspect Zimbabwe and Zambia's progress in their preparations to co-host the UNWTO 2013 General Assembly.

Ban’s Comments On Gay Rights Spark Bitter Debate


UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon may have flown out of Zambia after a two-day official visit, but he has left behind a raging controversy over his call for the southern African nation to respect and uphold r...

Gay Rights Impossible in Country – LAZ

[Times of Zambia]

LAZ vice-president Martin Musaluke said yesterday that it was unattainable to respect gay rights because homosexuality is prohibited in the country and that people convicted of the offence were liabl...

Mini-Bus Drivers Protest Against Traffic Cops

[Times of Zambia]

SCORES of public mini-bus drivers in Lusaka yesterday staged a protest against alleged corrupt practices by some road traffic patrol officers who are allegedly demanding money from them for traffic o...

Five Killed in Petauke Collision

[Times of Zambia]

FIVE people, including a six-year-old boy, died on the spot after two vehicles collided in Petauke District.

Sata Shuffles Deputy Ministers

[Times of Zambia]

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has made changes at deputy ministerial level which has seen Youth and Sports Deputy Minister John Kufuna being transferred to Western Province as provincial minister.

Amavubi Urged to Emulate Zambia

[New Times]

THE Minister of Sports and Culture Protais Mitali has urged the Amavubi Stars to pick a leaf from Zambia's performance in the just-ended African Nations Cup ahead of Wednesday's 2013 African Nations Cup fi...

Bowls Inter-Regional Tournament Dates Set

[The Herald]

THE Zimbabwe Bowls Association is set to host the BZ inter-regional tournament set for Harare from August 11-14.

How Chipolopolo Conquered Africa

[Times of Zambia]

WHILE to many it came as a surprise when Zambia lifted the 2012 Orange African Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy, it was written all over that the Chipolopolo were set for a historic triumph this year.

FKF Seek Partnership With Africa Cup Champions Zambia

[Nairobi Star]

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) are seeking a partnership with their Zambian counterparts with a view of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. FKF chairman Sam Nyamweya said he has held consultat...

Mbala Accident – State Supports Families

[Times of Zambia]

THE Government has provided financial and material support to families of all the 12 people who died following an accident on Friday night on the Mbala-Nakonde Road.

KCM Copper Sales Drop

[Times of Zambia]

REVENUE from copper sales at the Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) in the quarter ended December 31, 2011 slumped by more than 50 per cent compared to the same period in 2012.

Hands Off Scribes, Says MISA Chief

[Times of Zambia]

THE Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia is concerned about the continued threats of violence, physical attacks and verbal abuse of court reporters by individuals facing cases before the ...

IOC Chief Hails Olympic Centre

[Times of Zambia]

INTERNATIONAL Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has paid tribute to management at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) for maintaining the multi-purpose facility well.

Country SA Record 2011 Trade Growth

[Times of Zambia]

ZAMBIA's trade with South Africa rose by one third in 2011, this year's South African national budget has shown.

Deforestation Worries Expert

[Times of Zambia]

A Finnish timber expert has expressed concern at the high rate of deforestation in Zambia and has called for swift action to address the situation.

U.S. Team Completes Tour of Projects

[Times of Zambia]

A DELEGATION of United States Congressional staff representing elected officials from both the Senate and House of Representatives has completed a one- week tour of Zambia during which they reviewed ...

Zesco Explains Mpika Outage

[Times of Zambia]

ZESCO has said the blackouts being experienced in Mpika and surrounding areas are as a result of loss of power supply after a fire gutted the Mpika main substation.