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Posts published in “Day: September 19, 2012

Essa in Zim Rally

[Times of Zambia]AFRICAN rally champion Mohammed Essa, returns to the racing track on Saturday when he takes on Zimbabwean crews in the rally-x set for the three-car-start Donnybrook Raceway in Harare.

U-20 Gear Up for Mali

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Under-20 soccer team's preparations for the 2013 Africa Youth Championship final qualifying round, first leg match against Mali set for this Saturday at Arthur Davies Stadium in Kitwe has received a boost following the arriv...

Lubinda to Sponsor Two Musclemen

[Times of Zambia]FOREIGN Affairs Minister Given Lubinda has offered to sponsor two of the five musclemen that will represent Zambia at this year's Mr African Olympia championship scheduled for November 11 in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Chiteba Pledges to Revamp Squash

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Squash Association (ZSA) aspiring president, Norena Mutoya-Chiteba has promised to revamp the sport from the grassroots if elected at the body's elective annual general meeting in Lusaka this Saturday.

SME Revolving Fund Coming

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has said it will soon conclude its findings on the creation of the small-scale miners' revolving fund to enhance the sector's contribution to national development.

Bank Advises State on Euro Bond

[Times of Zambia]THE Africa Development Bank (AfDB) has urged the Government to establish the capacity to service the US$750 million Euro bond it recently issued on the international market.

Apollo to Open Outlets in Choma, Solwezi

[Times of Zambia]APOLLO Tyres, one of the fastest growing tyre companies in the world, will extend its outlets to Solwezi and Choma as the company commits long-term commitments to the Zambian market.

Minimum Wage Versus SMEs

[Times of Zambia]TODAY in this weekly column, I will advance my discussion and look at some of the challenges of implementing the recently declared minimum wage in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Pros, Cons of Revised Liquor Licensing Act

[Times of Zambia]THE manufacturing sector, alcoholic beverages traders and consumers have called for a balance in regulating the trade, distribution and consumption so that the interests of all stakeholders in Zambia can be well protected.

Masebo Urges Investment in Game Ranching

[Times of Zambia]TOURISM Minister Sylvia Masebo has called on Zambians to take advantage of business opportunities being offered in the game ranching sector which has for years remained untapped.

Kaingu, Chituwo New MMD Vice Presidents

[Times of Zambia]MWANDI Member of Parliament (MP) Michael Kaingu and Mumbwa MP Brian Chituwo were yesterday confirmed as MMD vice-presidents following the National Executive Committee (NEC) elections held at the party's secretariat yesterday.

Kabwe Residents Endorse Death Penalty

[Times of Zambia]DELEGATES to the Kabwe District consultative forum on drafting the Zambian Constitution yesterday upheld the death sentence clause with the majority submitting that if abolished, people will be taking the lives of others at will.

Govt Seeks Funds for Police Housing

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is sourcing resources outside the national Budget to address numerous challenges such as the urgent need to build housing units for security wings, Home Affairs Deputy Minister Ngosa Simbyakula has said.

Uphold Suspension of 3 Judges, Court Urged

[Times of Zambia]THE State has urged the Supreme Court to uphold the suspension of three judges who were suspended for suspected impropriety, saying the Head of State has unquestionable powers to suspend a judge without consulting the Judicial Complain...

Teddy Mulonga Retired

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has retired Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet Teddy Mulonga in national interest.

Health Services Integration Vital

[Times of Zambia]Zambia should move quickly in integrating health services which among other benefits is cost effective and efficient, says Alliance Zambia policy and advocacy manager, Malawo Matyola.

Pepfar Grant to Benefit HIV Positive Children

[Times of Zambia]A Lusaka-based Catholic orphanage says it intends to spend the United States (US) grant on HIV and Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) for this year on its newly implemented project dubbed Help Us to Grow (HUG).

Abortion and Genesis of Life

[Times of Zambia]THE genesis of life and development of all parts of an embryo begin at conception and in most of the medical literature it is documented that abortion is the expulsion of the uterine contents of pregnancy before 24 weeks.

First Lady Unveils GBV Victims’ Help Centre

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Lady Christine Kaseba yesterday launched a One-Stop Centre for Sexual and gender-based violence (GBV) victims in Kasama where she expressed concern at the increasing cases of GBV in the country.