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Posts published in “Day: August 11, 2012

Nakanyika Defying the Odds to Succeed

[Times of Zambia]BREAKING into the entertainment industry as a gospel artiste can be trying and one needs to persevere.

Prison Officer Held Over Maize Theft

[Times of Zambia]A PRISON officer of Kamfinsa State Prison has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than 10,000 bags of maize valued at about K 610 million from the Food Reserve Agency (FRA)

Collum Mine Still Closed

[Times of Zambia]COLLUM Coal Mine operations in Sinazongwe District will temporary remain suspended until the Government and the directors of the mine thoroughly address all pressing issues, Home Affairs Deputy Minister, Stephen Kampyongo has said.

Women’s Portrayal in Media Unsettles Minister

[Times of Zambia]GENDER and Child Development Minister Inonge Wina has expressed sadness at the "negative portrayal" of women by the media "in the name of entertainment and advertisement."

Govt Engages UK Firm On Piracy

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has engaged OpSec, a UK-based company, to supply hologrammes to affix on audio-visual works as a measure to curb piracy in the country.

Comedians’ Body Formed

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIAN comedians have formed an association aimed at regulating comedians in the country.

Airport Facelift Fee Ok

[Times of Zambia]THE National Airports Corporation (NAC) this week announced the introduction of a levy to be paid by passengers. The levy is meant for infrastructure development, specifically on the airports it administers country-wide.

State Evacuates Landmine Victims

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has evacuated five landmine victims, including two elderly women and a pupil, from Chavuma District to Lusaka for specialist treatment at the cost of about K25 million.

DEC Arrests Four for Drug Trafficking

[Times of Zambia]THE Drug Enforcement Commission has busted a drug ring in Lusaka's Chibolya Township and arrested four suspected traffickers.

Seek Alternative to Nuclear Power Plants – Activist

[Times of Zambia]Berlin -A GERMAN environmental activist has challenged African and European countries to consider finding other sources of energy instead of establishing nuclear power plants which have proved to be unsafe to the world.

Zam Rocker – Nicky Mwanza – Still Rolling On

[Times of Zambia]VETERAN musician Nicky Mwanza is one character never to be over shadowed for having stirred up the dawn of some of the country's best Zamrock bands.

Row Over Body Exhuming in Masaiti

[Times of Zambia]VILLAGERS in Senior Chief Mushili's area in Masaiti District are up in arms against the police for exhuming the remains of a man who was buried within the yard of the suspected killer.

Gospel Singer Chanda to Launch Album

[Times of Zambia]GOSPEL artiste Steven Chanda has set November 24, for his album launch at the Government Complex in Lusaka.

Nyimba, David Livingstone Reach Copa Schools Finals

[Times of Zambia]EASTERN Province envoys Nyimba and Southern Province representatives David Livingstone yesterday qualified for their first ever COPA Coca-Cola schools national championships finals to be played today at the Olympic Youth Development Ce...

Mayuka Scores in Europa Win

[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO striker, Emmanuel Mayuka, scored his first goal of the 2012/13 UEFA Europa League when he helped Switzerland's BSC Young Boys defeat Kalmar FF of Sweden 3-0 on Thursday night in a third round return match.

Lusaka Killings – State Talks Tough

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT will ensure that the criminals behind the killing of women in Lusaka are brought to book as the National Legal Aid Clinic for Women(NLACW) condemned the brutal murders.

Police Summons – Hakainde Hichilema U-Turns

[Times of Zambia]UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema, who yesterday morning dared police to follow him to his residence if they wanted to arrest him, later in the day u-turned and sent a message through his lawyers th...