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Posts published in “Day: February 3, 2012

The Wrong Answers to the Wrong Question


In responding to a critique of their Human Rights Watch report, the authors make basic mistakes by ignoring key structural conditions, keeping alive racist myths about Chinese cruelty that prevent 'a focused ...

Critiquing the Critique On China in Zambia


In December, Pambazuka News carried an article that critiqued a Human Rights Watch report that had exposed labour abuses in Chinese state-owned copper mines in Zambia. Here, Human Rights Watch responds to tha...

Kalaba – ‘It’s a Very Tricky Game’


Rainford Kalaba has emerged the anchor of the Zambian team at the 2012 Orange Africa Cup of Nations. The offensive midfielder, who is making his successive appearance at the finals of the tournament since 2006 t...

Quarter-Finals Begin


After eight days of action-packed football, we are now left eight teams as the quarter-finals of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations beckon.

Zambia Face Crocodiles in Mouthwatering Quarters Fixture

Libreville -
Two of Africa's footballing giants have awoken after years spent in a slumber and on Saturday (7pm Kenyan time), they will meet for a place in the semi-finals of the African showpiece.

Malaria Mortality ‘Underestimated’

London -
A new attempt to quantify malaria deaths over the past 30 years suggests the death toll, especially among adults, has been greatly underestimated. The figures also show the fragility of the gains made i...

Getting Re-Acquainted With Starn

[Times of Zambia]

Gospel artiste Starn famed for his Fyonse Filapwa album disappeared from the music radar for some time but he has now emerged with a 17-track package appropriately entitled Who I am.

Sata’s Remarks Regrettable

[Financial Gazette]

I am shocked by the statements attributed to Zambian President in an interview with a UK Telegraph newspaper published on January 24, 2011, Sata described Tsvangirai as a "western stooge". He went ...

Chipolopolo Wants to Bridge 16-Year Gap


Victory over Sudan Saturday will take Zambia into the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals for the first time in 16 years.

Zambia Expel Clifford Mulenga

[Ghanaian Chronicle]

Zambia midfielder Clifford Mulenga has been expelled from the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea by coach HerveRenard for disciplinary reasons.

Chipolopolo Seek to Banish Ghosts of Past


Zambia are seeking to banish the ghosts of the last 16 years by reaching the African Nations Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1996.

South Chiefs Vow to Protect Miles Sampa

[Times of Zambia]

TWO traditional rulers in Southern province have vowed to protect provincial Minister Miles Sampa against what they term as 'power hungry people' who are threatening him and trying to frustrate effor...

New Kazungula Livestock Centre to Boost Livestock Farming

[Times of Zambia]

THE GOVERNMENT has handed over the K165 million Simukombo livestock service centre to the community in Kazungula District aimed at addressing challenges affecting the livestock sector in the area.

Livingstone Couple Found Dead

[Times of Zambia]

A COUPLE of Chundu Farm in Livingstone's Simonga area has been found dead in their house and police suspect murder.

Mongu Killings Report Ready

[Times of Zambia]

THE final report on findings of the Mongu killings in January 2011 over the Barotseland Agreement (BA) of 1964 in Western province has been concluded and is now ready for presentation to President Mi...

Kapoko, Eight Others Put On Defence

[Times of Zambia]

LUSAKA Magistrate Kenneth Mulife has placed former Ministry of Health human resources officer Henry Kapoko and eight others on their defence after he found them with a case to answer in a matter they...

Chipata Cops Impound Two Maize-Laden Trucks

[Times of Zambia]

POLICE in Chipata have intercepted and impounded two trucks loaded with maize suspected to have been stolen from one of the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) sheds in the district.

Minister Speaks Tough Against Indiscipline in Squad

[Times of Zambia]
Bata -
GOVERNMENT has said it will not tolerate any more indiscipline in the Zambian delegation at the on-going 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals here.