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Posts published in “Day: July 20, 2012

We Should Ringfence UNWTO Indaba

[The Herald]ONE thing that is common in human life and progressive thinking is ringfencing one's interests.

Bishop Detained in Ruth Murder

[Times of Zambia]A LUSAKA-based Bishop has been detained in connection with the recent murder of the 19 year old National Institute for Public Administration (NIPA) student Ruth Mbandu bringing to three the number of suspects nabbed.

Govt Spent More On Radar Deal – Witness

[Times of Zambia]A WITNESS has told a Lusaka magistrate's court that Government spent an additional 618,000 Euros (K3.9 billion) for the repair of radar at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport after former Communications and Transport minister Dora Sil...

Rugby Coach Picks 24-Man Squad

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA rugby 15s coach, Joshua Lungu has picked a 24-man crack squad that leaves today to compete for honours at the Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) Africa Cup Championships kicking off in Botswana on Sunday.

Essa – Motor Rally Wonder Boy

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's motor rally ace Mohammed Essa's achievement of over running all drivers at the Shell Pearl of Africa rally in Uganda recently confirms his intentions to maintain Zambians' winning status.

Kabwe Permsec Escapes Irate Workers

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Kabwe yesterday had to whisk away Permanent Secretary, In'utu Suba from her office as Government workers staged a protest demanding her immediate removal.

Boxing Solo Rep Talks Big

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S sole boxing envoy to the London 2012 Olympic Games, Gilbert Choombe has hit top form and is now confident of performing well at the global multi-sport spectacle slated for July 27 to August 12.

Central Province Bag Airtel Rising Stars Gold

[Times of Zambia]CENTRAL Province yesterday beat Southern Province to be crowned 2012 Football Association of Zambia (FAZ)-Airtel Rising Stars champions in a match that saw the winners pocketing K5million.

Media Minister Attends CNN Journalism Prize Ceremony

[ANGOP]Livingstone -The Mass Media minister, Carolina Cerqueira, arrived in Livingstone (Zambia) last Thursday's afternoon to participate in the ceremony of handing over the CNN-Multichoice African Journalism Prize, which will happen on Saturday, in Lu...

Airtel Rising Stars Champs Disqualified

[Times of Zambia]DEFENDING champions North-Western Province and Eastern Province were yesterday disqualified from the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ)-Airtel Rising Stars competition for age cheating.

Kambwili Calls for Athletics Support

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Minister Chishimba Kambwili has said there is need for Zambian athletes to be adequately prepared ahead of the Supreme Council for Sport in Africa (SCSA) Zone Six Youth Games to be hosted in December.

Appeal for Concerted Efforts in Malaria Fight

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has called for concerted efforts in the fight against malaria which is killing a lot of people in African countries.

Under-16 Inter-Provincial Basketball Tourney Dates Set

[The Herald]LOCAL junior basketball players will have a chance to showcase their skills when they converge in Mutare for the Under-16 inter-provincial basketball tournament. The event will be held at Mutare Boys and Mutare Girls High Schools.

Zim Relish Zambia Challenge

[The Herald]ZAMBIA are expected to send a team to the Metro Challenge Cup set for July 28 at Harare Sports Club.

‘Sakala Ordered Me to Withdraw K500 Million’

[Times of Zambia]A ZAMBIA Air Force (ZAF) officer yesterday told a magistrate's court that former ZAF Commander, Andrew Sakala, on election day last year, ordered him to withdraw K500 million from one of the accounts.

Sata Back From London

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata arrived in the country yesterday, from London where he had gone for a private visit.

Govt to Review RSZ Deal

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is in the process of reviewing the concession agreement signed with Railway Systems of Zambia (RSZ).

FRA to Buy Maize, Rice

[Times of Zambia]THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) will start buying maize and paddy rice from small scale farmers from this month.

Road Crashes Claim 11

[Times of Zambia]THE sudden heightened levels of road traffic carnage have continued with the latest being 11 people who died in two separate accidents in Lusaka and in Lundazi yesterday.

Brothers, Cousins Get Death Sentences

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has sentenced to death four men from the same family for murdering a taxi driver and stealing a motor vehicle he was driving.