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Posts published in “Day: August 10, 2012

Headway in Harmonising Police Officers’ Salaries

[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Home Affairs has made progress to harmonise the salaries for police officers with those for security officers in the Ministry of Defence.

Farm Worker Gets 18 Years for Indecent Assault

[Times of Zambia]THE Kitwe High Court has sentenced a 28-year-old farm worker to 18 years imprisonment with hard labour for indecently assaulting a 51-year- old woman.

AfDB Wants U.S.$5 Million to Reach New SMEs

[Times of Zambia]THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has said there is need to ring-fence the remaining US $5 million it provided to ensure it reached the new Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SMEs) who were recently trained.

Dreaming of a Minimum Wage

[IRIN]Lusaka -"This is like a prayer answered for me. Our government has really done well to remember us, to think about us," Priscilla Mwemba, a domestic worker in the Zambian capital Lusaka, told IRIN after the government imposed non-negotiable minim...

250 Sable Workers Down Tools

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 250 Sable Construction employees working on the Kasama-Mporokoso Road yesterday downed tools, demanding to be paid salaries based on the revised minimum wage.

New Departure ‘Fees’ On the Cards

[Times of Zambia]THE National Airports Corporation Limited (NACL) has introduced charges for aviation infrastructure and development for all the departing passengers.

Uproar After Police Summon Hichilema

[Times of Zambia]POLICE yesterday fired tear gas to disperse unruly UPND cadres who caused commotion at Lusaka Central Police Station after their leader, Hakainde Hichilema, was summoned for questioning.

Labour Symposium, Right On!

[Times of Zambia]LABOUR is an indispensable component of development which requires to be nurtured and given due consideration for any enterprise or sector to remain sustainable.

Freak Rains Pound Parts of Zambia

[Times of Zambia]SOME parts of Zambia yesterday experienced light rainfall caused by a frontal system.

Prisons Milling Project to Boost Supply

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Prisons Service is setting up a milling plant in Kabwe to fully add value to maize and other crops produced by inmates throughout the country every year.

CBU Class Boycott Enters Day Two

[Times of Zambia]THE class boycott by students at the Copperbelt University (CBU) has entered the second day.

Provinces Ready for Heroes Day Commemorations

[The Herald]PREPARATIONS for this year's Heroes and Defence Forces Day commemorations are at an advanced stage with the Harare province saying it is now ready for the day. All provinces have also confirmed their readiness to celebrate the days. Address...

Fourth Murder – Ngombe Woman Slain

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Lusaka picked up an unconscious 30-year-old woman of Ng'ombe Township on Wednesday but died on the way to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH).

ZFE Snubs Labour Indaba

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Federation of Employers (ZFE) yesterday boycotted the Tripartite Labour Consultative Council meeting claiming the environment was not conducive for them.

Sakeni Advises On Deported Priest

[Times of Zambia]CHIEF Government Spokesperson, Kennedy Sakeni has advised interested parties calling on Government to revoke the deportation of Catholic Priest Viateur Banyangandora of Lundazi to make their submissions using proper channels and not th...

Shikapwasha Quizzed

[Times of Zambia]THE Government Joint Investigations Team yesterday recorded a statement from former Information and Broadcasting Services minister Ronnie Shikapwasha for allegedly directing the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) to air th...

‘Collum Riots Won’t Strain Zambia-China Relations’

[Times of Zambia]THE Government says the recent rioting at Collum Coal Mine is a misunderstanding between the employer and employee, which cannot strain relationship between Zambia and China.