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Posts published in “Day: February 15, 2012

Zambia, Gabon Ranking Up


Newly crowned African champions Zambia have moved into the top 50 of the Fifa World Ranking as Kenya continues to plummet while Spain maintains its top status.

UPND Leader Hichilema Comes Under Fire

[Times of Zambia]

THE Government has castigated United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema for allegedly misleading and inciting chiefs in Southern Province over the realignment of Chiru...

Hakainde Hichilema Shooting Himself in the Foot

[Times of Zambia]

OPPOSITION party leaders can either endear themselves to the people or render themselves irrelevant altogether in a given political scenario, and that is largely determined by their own personal disp...

RSZ Status Worries State

[Times of Zambia]

THE Government has expressed dissatisfaction with operations of the entire railway sector in Zambia and has engaged the Railway Systems of Zambia (RSZ) and the Tanzanian government to look into ways ...

Invest More in Sport, Says Kambwili

[Times of Zambia]

SPORTS Minister Chishimba Kambwili has said there is need for the Government to invest more money in the development of sport as it was a great unifier.

Libongani Is New Inspector-General

[Times of Zambia]

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has promoted Stella Libongani to the position of Inspector-General of Police and appointed Martin Mwanambale as Director-General of the Zambia Security Intelligence Services (Z...

Girl (11) Narrates HIV Infection Ordeal

[Times of Zambia]

AN eleven-year-old girl yesterday narrated in a Kitwe magistrate's court how an 82 year-old-man allegedly defiled her on several occasions and allegedly infected her with Human Immunodeficiency Virus...

Irish Government to Empower Vulnerable Households

[Times of Zambia]

THE Irish Government plans to empower vulnerable households to produce and diversify crops, Irish ambassador to Zambia Tony Cotter has said.

Six Perish in Bus Road Accident

[Times of Zambia]

SIX pedestrians died on the spot after being hit by a Scania Marcopolo bus on Great East Road near Savanna in Chongwe District.

Power Pool Body Urged to Scale Up Output

[Times of Zambia]

THE Government has urged Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) members to look at the power deficit in a positive manner and strategically turn it into an opportunity to come up with initiatives to scal...

Govt, Zim Ink U.S.$4 Billion Batoka Deal

[Times of Zambia]

ZAMBIA and Zimbabwe have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly construct the 1,650 mega watts Batoka Hydro-power project which is estimated to cost in excess of US$4 billion.

We Will Defend Our Title – Kalu

[Times of Zambia]

FAZ president Kalusha Bwalya has said his association will do everything humanly possible to ensure Zambia retains the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title in South Africa next year.

If Chipolopolo Can Do It, the Nation Can Do It – Sata

[Times of Zambia]

AS the helicopter carrying President Michael Sata and his entourage touched down at the Independence Stadium soccer heroes cemetery for the wreath laying ritual, the cheerful crowd immediately turned...

‘Let’s Have Jury System in Judiciary’

[Times of Zambia]

ZAMBIAN Open University (ZAOU) law lecturer Mulenga Besa has said the judicial system should be restructured by introducing a jury system as one way of curbing corruption and restore confidence in Za...

‘We Want to See the Cup’

[Times of Zambia]

FANS outside Lusaka have called on Government and the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) to take the Africa Cup trophy to other provinces to allow more Zambians have the opportunity to see the gold...

Comesa to Raise U.S$1Billion for Infrastructure

[Times of Zambia]

THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has said it plans to raise at least US$ 1billion for infrastructure development in the region.

East Tobacco Body Predicts Low Auction in 2013

[Times of Zambia]

EASTERN Fodya Association of Zambia (EFAZ ) has said tobacco auctioning is likely to minimise in the 2013 marketing season due to reduced production characterised by lack of a potential local market.

Kagame Congratulates Chipolopolo

[New Times]

PRESIDENT Paul Kagame has lauded Zambia for winning their maiden Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.