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Posts published in May 2012

Boost Livestock Sector, Kazabu Ordered

[Times of Zambia]

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has directed newly-appointed Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Luxon Kazabu to initiate mechanisms that will strengthen animal husbandry to boost the livestock sect...

Govt Issues More Broadcasting Licences

[Times of Zambia]

GOVERNMENT has issued full broadcasting licences to one private television station and seven private and community radio stations.

Daughter Defilers Jailed 20 Years

[Times of Zambia]

THE Kabwe High Court has sentenced a 42-year-old man who defiled his 11-year-old daughter to 20 years imprisonment with hard labour after he was found guilty.

Five Die in Chipata Road Accident

[Times of Zambia]

FIVE people died on the spot in a road traffic accident that happened at Mgubudu area on Chipata-Lundazi Road in Chipata, Eastern Province.

MMD Challenges De-Registration

[Times of Zambia]

THE MMD yesterday told the Lusaka High Court that it was not right for the Registrar of Societies to de-register the party because he has no power to do so.

Mpulungu Stampede Victims Buried

[Times of Zambia]

THE nine victims who were crushed during a job stampede in Mpulungu District were yesterday put to rest.

Ex-Minister Konga Collapses During Probe

[Times of Zambia]

FORMER Energy and Water Development minister, Kenneth Konga was yesterday admitted to St John's Medical Hospital in Lusaka's Woodlands area after he collapsed during interrogations with investigative...

Sata Eager Improve Rural Areas

[Times of Zambia]

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has directed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Works, Supply, Transport and Communication, Francis Kamanga to come up with a practicable proposal on rural road construction.

Govt Unveils Maize Floor Price

[Times of Zambia]

GOVERNMENT has maintained the maize floor prize for the 2012/2013 marketing season at K65,000 per 50kg bag and K1,300,000 for a tonne.

Fifth Time Lucky for Country’s Constitution?


For even the most intrepid reader, Zambia's latest draft Constitution - at a whopping 273 pages - is quite daunting. And while it is not exactly a thrill-a-minute page-turner, its redeeming quality is that it ...

Zambian Leader Jets in for SADC Meeting

Luanda -
The Zambian president, Michael Sata, arrived Wednesday afternoon in Luanda to participate, from 31 May to 1 June, at the Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African De...

Hydro Energy to Power North-Western Province

[Times of Zambia]

THE Zambian energy sector is endowed with enormous resources which include coal, hydropower, woodlands and forests as well as other renewable energy forms such as solar and wind.

Govt Arranges Burial for Stampede Victims

[Times of Zambia]

THE Government has taken up burial arrangements of the nine people that were crushed to death in a stampede involving job-seekers at Great Lakes Products (GLP) Limited in Mpulungu.

Seven Teams Qualify for Zava Season Opener

[Times of Zambia]

EIGHT volleyball teams have qualified to play in this weekend's Zambia Volleyball Association (ZAVA) season opening finals scheduled for the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) and National Sport...

UNWTO Hosting Agreement a Milestone

[Times of Zambia]

TOURISM is one of Zambia's major industries after mining and agriculture and its development is cardinal to the country's quest for economic diversification.

Zambia-Angola Trade Declines

[Times of Zambia]

EXPORTS between Zambia and Angola have declined by 178 per cent from $US 3,037,000 in 2010 to $2,496,000 in 2011, the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has said.

Dangote Cement Construction Hits Setback

[Times of Zambia]

CONSTRUCTION of the US$500 million cement plant in Masaiti District on the Copperbelt by Dangote Industries, has suffered a set back following delays by the Government to issue the company with a min...

Renard’s Crack Squad Complete

[Times of Zambia]

SKIPPER Christopher Katongo and striker James Chamanga yesterday joined the Chipolopolo training camp completing coach Herve Renard's jigsaw puzzle ahead of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier a...

Malawian Judge Who Invited to Probe Local Judges To Stay

[Times of Zambia]

MALAWIAN Judge, Lovemore Chikopa, who is chairperson for the tribunal set up to probe three judges, will for now remain in Zambia despite a stay granted by the courts against the proceedings.