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Posts published in “Day: September 17, 2012

Nkana Down Eagles, Gain 30 Points

[Times of Zambia]NKANA yesterday soared to 30 points in the MTN Premier Division League to displace Konkola Mine Police from eighth position on goal difference after defeating Green Eagles in an entertaining week 24 match in Kitwe.

Nkoloma Stadium Faces Closure

[Times of Zambia]LUSAKA'S Nkoloma Stadium, whose stand collapsed at the weekend during the 2012 Barclays Cup quarter-finals, will be closed for renovations ahead of the forthcoming Supreme Council for Sports in Africa (SCSA) Zone Six Youth Games.

Mining Companies Back Tourism Plan

[Times of Zambia]SOME leading mining companies on the Copperbelt have endorsed Government's plan to involve them in opening up new investments in the country's tourism sector.

Nation’s Healthcare System in Need of an MOT As Road Accidents Increase

[Guardian Network]On a sunny Wednesday afternoon, 16-year-old Vasco Mzanda limped into a district health centre in Zambia's southern province, accompanied by his father, Listen. Three weeks earlier, Vasco had been riding his bicycle near his village wh...

O’donnell Spells Out $750m Eurobond Benefits

[Times of Zambia]THE successful issuance of the US $750 million maiden Eurobond on the international market will help attract more investments in the country in the next decade and create more employment opportunities for Zambians, Union Gold chairpers...

Sata Rules Out Govt-Church Confrontation

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata says his Government will not take a confrontational stance with the Church as it appreciates and recognises the role it plays in the development of Zambia.

Nation’s Namboole Stadium in Poor State

[Times of Zambia]A FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) advance party, sent to check on facilities in Kampala ahead of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final round qualifier against Uganda, has expressed sadness with the state of the pitch at Nam...

Diggers Victory Elates Officials

[Times of Zambia]'MEN At Work' Diggers chairperson, Chileshe Bweupe has commended the team for ending a five-year drought after winning the 2012 Buildcon Zambia Rugby Football Union (ZRFU) national rugby league (NRL).

K1.8 Trillion Released for Development, Debt Service

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT last month disbursed K1.8 trillion for general operations of Ministries, Provinces and Spending Agencies (MPSA's), Ministry of Finance public relations officer, Chileshe Kandeta has said.

Napsa Eye Barclays Cup

[Times of Zambia]NAPSA Stars coach Patrick Phiri has set his sight on winning the 2012 Barclays Cup competition following his team's 1-0 win over Red Arrows in the quarter-finals played on Saturday at Arthur Davies Stadium in Kitwe.

Sata Courts Church Over Graft Fight

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has urged the Church to help Government in the fight against corruption, abuse of office and general embezzlement of public funds because the vices are an injustice to the people.

Mofya Is Mr Kabwata Champion

[Times of Zambia]JOSEPH Mofya was at the weekend crowned the 2012 Mr Kabwata Bodybuilding champion, the accolade which also won him a job as personal bodyguard to Foreign Affairs Minister Given Lubinda, who was the guest of honour at the championship.

Railway Concessions Failed – Magande

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Finance minister Ng'andu Magande says he agrees with a Southern African Development Community (SADC) technical report that railway concessions in the region have generally been characterised by declining performance.

OYDC to ZTTA a Rescue

[Times of Zambia]THE Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) yesterday donated assorted sports equipment to 10 Zambia Table Tennis Association (ZTTA) clubs participating in the monthly Samsung Youth Challenge in Lusaka.