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Posts published in “Day: August 4, 2012

‘Let There Be More Agro Machinery’

[Times of Zambia]ZIMBABWEAN President, Robert Mugabe has said that there is need for the establishment of more agricultural equipment manufacturing companies in order to boost agriculture in Africa.

Suspected Ex-DRC Soldiers Terrorise Mupena Residents

[Times of Zambia]RESIDENTS in Mufulira's Mupena area are living in fear of suspected armed former Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers who have allegedly been terrorising them for some time now.

Bowlers in Mixed Fortune

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Bowling team on Thursday posted mixed results at the 2012 African States Championships in South Africa with women's top player, Matimba Like winning her two singles' matches at the Umhlali Country Club in Durban.

Armcor Accepts Minimum Wage

[Times of Zambia]ARMCOR Security has said it will comply with the provisions of the law on minimum wage as directed by Labour and Social Security Minister, Fackson Shamenda.

Be Wary of Internet Fraud, Envoy

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIAN High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Bizwayo Nkunika has implored Zambians to be wary of fraudsters on the internet who are targeting Zambians pursuing business and education opportunities in the United Kingdom.

Zesco Aims to Build On Euphoria

[Times of Zambia]ZESCO United will today attempt to build on the euphoria generated by their demolition of Nakambala Leopards last weekend when they travel to Green Buffaloes in what is a pivotal MTN-FAZ Premier Division League Week 18 match for both t...

Hakainde Hichilema Lied to the Nation – Sata

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata says United Party for National Development (UPND) leader, Hakainde Hichilema lied when he said that constitutional office holders have been awarded a 100 per cent salary hike.

Choombe’s Dismal Performance

[Times of Zambia]OWING to other commitments, I nearly missed the 64 kg welter weight clash between Australian Jeff Horn and Zambia's sole and pitiful boxing representative at the London Olympics Gilbert Choombe.

Choosha Falls Short of Glory

[Times of Zambia]London -SHE may not have earned herself first place at the London 2012 Olympic Games, but Zambia's 100 meters athletics women's champion, Chauness Choosha surely won herself accolades for bettering her personal best record by 42 seconds.

DEC Arrests Man Over Cocaine

[Times of Zambia]THE Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) in Lusaka yesterday arrested a 22-year-old man for trafficking in cocaine.

President Mugabe, True Son of Africa

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is privileged to host one of the greatest sons of the continent in President Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the leader of our long-time friendly neighbour, Zimbabwe.

Champions Arrows Get Fair Draw

[Times of Zambia]DEFENDING champions, Red Arrows will kick-off their Ndola Sevens Rugby tournament title defence against Nchanga today after been given a fair draw in the 2012 event where K5.5 million is at stake for the winner.

Mugabe Mocks Western Sanctions

[Times of Zambia]ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe has reiterated that sanctions slapped on his country have failed and should be lifted unconditionally.

Country’s Olympic Hopeful Phiri Given Headstart

[Times of Zambia]London -ONE of Zambia's two remaining medal hopefuls at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Gerald Phiri has been exempted from the preliminary and first rounds of the men's 100 meters athletics event at the 80,000 seater Olympic Stadium an...

Zim First Lady Happy With Cancer Fight

[Times of Zambia]ZIMBABWE's First Lady Grace Mugabe has said she is impressed with the progress being made by the Zambian Government in the fight against cancer cases.

Four Soldiers Die On Rescue Mission

[Times of Zambia]FOUR Zambia Army soldiers have died in Kabwe's Mukonchi area after the truck they were travelling in overturned due to suspected over-speeding.

Police Assault Times Staffer

[Times of Zambia]A GROUP of overzealous police officers yesterday shocked members of the public when they descended on a Times of Zambia driver and beat him up before whisking him to Lusaka Central Police Station.

Zambia, Zim Seal Investment Deal

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA and Zimbabwe have agreed to explore both countries' untapped investment potential, especially in agriculture, tourism and power generation to boost economic benefits for the two neighbours.

Rwandan Priest Deported From Zambia

[New Times]Zambian Immigration Department deported a Rwandan Catholic Church Priest for allegedly inciting the congregation to rise against the Zambian government.