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Posts published in “Day: July 24, 2012

Zambia Banks On Runners Mumba, Phiri for Medals

[Times of Zambia]RUNNERS Prince Mumba and Gerald Phiri have been tipped as Zambia's best medal hopefuls for the London 2012 Olympic Games, which run from July 27 to 12 August 2012.

Councils Must Boost Coffers

[Times of Zambia]THE councils countrywide need to boost their revenue and income generating ventures for them to offer quality civic and other services.

Nkana Gives Makwaza a Boot

[Times of Zambia]MTN PREMIER League side Nkana has with immediate effect sacked head coach Linos 'Socrates' Makwaza because of poor results by the 11-times Zambian champions.

Former PS Simfukwe Re-Arrested

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Northern Province Permanent Secretary, Mwalimu Simfukwe was yesterday re-arrested shortly after the magistrate's court discharged him in his abuse of authority of office case.

More Condemn Nevers Mumba

[Times of Zambia]THE Patriotic Front (PF) says MMD leader, Nevers Mumba's action to storm State House on Sunday was aimed at instigating violence and bringing the Republican Presidency into disrepute.

Health – Illegal Settlements Pose Health Threat

[Times of Zambia]The mushrooming of illegal settlements in Zambia is posing a threat on public health because such unplanned settlements raise challenges of access to safe water and proper sanitation.

Farmer Gets 18 Months for Assault

[Times of Zambia]A MAZABUK A farmer, Glen McGregory has been jailed for 18 months with hard labour for assaulting a Lusaka business executive.

Solwezi Man Beaten to Death

[Times of Zambia]A MAN of Solwezi in his 70s was beaten to death by unknown people and later buried in a shallow grave, a few metres from his house.

Renard Drafts Five for Zim Friendly

[Times of Zambia]COACH Herve Renard has drafted five more players into the squad that would play neighbours Zimbabwe in an international friendly match set for August 8 at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.

Watchdog Given Ultimatum

[Times of Zambia]DEFENCE Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has given an online local publication, The Zambian Watchdog, seven days to retract a recent report suggesting that he and Finance Minister, Alexander Chikwanda travelled to London to be by President Mic...

ZABF in Fresh Wrangles

[Times of Zambia]CHAOS is brewing in the wrangle-prone Zambia Amateur Boxing Federation (ZABF) again with an axe now looming over the head of general secretary, Bright Chomba, who has since called on Sports Minister Chishimba Kambwili to dissolve the f...

Three Charged in Ruth Murder Case

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Lusaka have continued to search for more pinning evidence as they yesterday, charged three suspects in the horrific killing of 19-year-old, Ruth Mbandu with murder.

Botswana Beat Zambia in Car Tourney

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA kicked off the Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) Africa Cup Group C campaign with a loss to hosts Botswana in a tightly contested match played at University of Botswana at the weekend.

First Lady Bemoans Cervical Cancer Burden

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Lady Christine Kaseba says Zambia faces the burden of being the second country in the world with the highest cervical cancer cases.

Banda Quits As Deputy Minister

[Times of Zambia]MMD Lumezi constituency Member of Parliament (MP) Isaac Banda has resigned his position as Mines, Energy and Water Development Deputy Minister citing political pressure.

Let’s Fight Cancer – Sata

[Times of Zambia]CANCER is the world's biggest killer which requires collective efforts to be eradicated to save productive human resource and vulnerable people in society, President Michael Sata has said.

Solar Innovation to Save Resources

[Times of Zambia]THE advent of the solar powered Light Emitting Diode (LED) appliances and area lighting breakthrough will help save resources which will be reinvested in other sectors of the economy, Philips South Africa (Pty) general manager Mark Koe...

Half Human, Half Snake Creature – Is It God’s Creation?

[Times of Zambia]THERE has been a frenzied story of catching a half snake half human or with human head that was found lurking in the regions of Congo DR. Many curious people have tapped its image on their mobile phones and it seems to be the spice of ...

Bank Assets Rise

[Times of Zambia]THE assets for the banking industry in Zambia have gone up by eight per cent in the last five months to May 31, the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has disclosed.