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Posts published in “Day: May 3, 2012

Draft Constitution Provides for Disabled Relief

[Times of Zambia]

THE first draft Constitution has recommended that under special measures, the State should not tax any assistive device used by persons with disabilities.

Local Journalists Have Cause for Special Celebration

[Times of Zambia]

JOURNALISTS in Zambia today celebrate the World Press Freedom Day against a backdrop of far-reaching legislative reforms that will enable the media play its rightful role in this fledgling democracy.

EU Pledges Support to Country’s Agro Sector

[Times of Zambia]

THE European Union (EU) has pledged continued support to the agriculture sector in making sure that Zambia attains food security and help stabilise the usually volatile food prices.

Street Vending – Vendors Resort to Makeshift Markets

[Times of Zambia]

WHEN President Michael Sata ordered that street vendors should be left alone and not be harassed, he did not in any way make a decree to legalise street vending and illegal self allocation of trading...

Andrew Banda Fails to Show Up

[Times of Zambia]

FORMER president Rupiah Banda's son Andrew yesterday failed to appear before a team of joint investigators because his team of lawyers has not yet completed compiling documents required to assist wit...

China Assures of More Support

[Times of Zambia]

CHINESE Vice-Premier Hui Liangyu has assured Zambia of continued support in all sectors of economic development.

Rwanda Genocide Aftermath – Survivors Still Haunted

[Times of Zambia]

THE Rwandan genocide which took place in April 1994 has left survivors with difficulties in receiving refugee status and right of asylum to allow them to settle out-side of the country.

Musengule, Sibande Denied Bail

[Times of Zambia]

THE Lusaka High Court has rejected a bail application by incarcerated former Zambia Army commander, Geojago Musengule and his co-accused person, Amon Sibande.

‘Early Africa World Cricket Preps Vital’

[Times of Zambia]

ZAMBIA Cricket Union (ZCU) vice-president, Inayat Bagas has called for early preparations for the national cricket team to win the 2012 International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa World Cricket league...

Defence Minister Threatens to Sue Daily Nation

[Times of Zambia]

DEFENCE Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has threatened to institute legal proceedings against the Daily Nation Newspaper if it fails to render a written apology or retraction of a libelous article on him.

Court Upholds Tujilijili Ban

[Times of Zambia]

THE Lusaka High Court has dismissed an application for a stay of execution by 15 liquor companies contesting the ban imposed on the trade in Tujilijili.

Sudan Chaos Won’t Affect Match – FAZ

[Times of Zambia]

THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has said there is no need to panic over the on-going unrest between Sudan and the new independent state of South Sudan saying the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifie...

Be Courageous, Shamenda Prods Scribes

[Times of Zambia]

THE Government says the media must be courageous enough to report factually on matters of public interest rather than wait for their freedom and rights to be guaranteed through the enactment of the F...

Euro Bank Dangles K312 Billion to Water Firm

[Times of Zambia]

THE European Investment Bank (EIB) has pledged to give US$60 million (K312 billion) to Mulonga Water and Sewerage Company (MWSC).

Livingstone Hospital Filth Angers Minister

[Times of Zambia]

HEALTH Minister Joseph Kasonde has expressed disappointment with Livingstone General Hospital and Maramba Clinic managements' failure to implement projects which were agreed upon during his visit to ...

‘Brave’ Rangers Defuse Power

[Times of Zambia]

POWER Dynamos yesterday missed a chance to go top of the MTN/FAZ Premier League table after they were handed their first defeat of the campaign by 'Brave' Nchanga Rangers in a thrilling rescheduled w...

Armcor Guards Down Tools, for Better Pay

[Times of Zambia]

SOME Armcor Security guards in Lusaka yesterday appealed to the Government to assist them get better salaries, saying their current monthly perks were too low.

President Won’t Set Polls Date – Constitution

[Times of Zambia]

AN incumbent president may no longer set the election date for general elections as this has now been recommended in the just-released Draft Constitution.

Players’ Ban Extended Worldwide

[Times of Zambia]

FIFA has extended the two-year suspensions for the nine Zambian players implicated in the match fixing scandal last year in Finland to apply worldwide until April 5, 2013.