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Posts published in “Day: September 24, 2012

Football Federation Bans Visits to Cranes Camp

[New Vision]In a bid to allow the Uganda Cranes concentrate on training for the do-or-die 2013 Nations Cup qualifier against Zambia, FUFA has banned fans' visits to the team camp.

Princess Anne Arrives On Tour of Duty

[Times of Zambia]PRINCESS Anne of the United Kingdom (UK) is today expected to arrive in Zambia for a four-day official visit as part of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Rugby 7s Dream Shattered

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Sevens Rugby coach Richard Kapoma's dream of putting back the nation on the Sevens circuit was shattered at the weekend after his charges lost all their games at the 2012 Safaricom Championship in Kenya.

Probe Cathedral Mayhem, Demands Minister

[Times of Zambia]HOME Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu has directed police to probe the cause of the clash between suspected Patriotic Front (PF) cadres and their UPND counterparts at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Saturday and arrest the culprits.

Nomination Thrills Runner Phiri

[Times of Zambia]UNITED States-based Zambian sprinter Gerald Phiri, says he is excited to be shortlisted for the 2011 Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) Sportsman-of-the-year award.

IRC Rules for Kansanshi, FQMOL Workers

[Times of Zambia]THE Industrial Relations Court (IRC) in Ndola has awarded a 25 per cent pay rise across the board to unionised workers at First Quantum Mining Operations Limited (FQMOL) and Kansanshi Mining PLC (KMP). The increment is with effect from...

Construction Sector Cries for More Funds

[Times of Zambia]NATIONAL Council for Construction (NCC) has said there is need to allocate more funds to the sector for capital projects if it is to make a meaningful contribution to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

After Rio+20 – Where to Next for Sustainable Development?

[Times of Zambia]THE gloomy picture that was painted coupled with the disappointment that loomed over the globe in the aftermath of the Rio+20 Summit has gradually faded. Slowly, the sun is now beginning to shine brightly.

Nation, Malawi Exchange Prison

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA and Malawi yesterday started implementing the resolution of the Joint Permanent Commission (JPC) Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on reformation of prisoners by exchanging convicted prisoners serving various sentences to comple...

Eurobond to Help Zesco Export Power

[Times of Zambia]THE US$750 million Eurobond has put Zambia at an advantage as it will be able to export power to East African countries.

Under-20 Coach Hopeful

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Under-20 coach, Keegan Mumba says it is 'deuce' advantage for Mali as the junior Chipolopolo head into a crunch Orange 2013 African Youth Championship final qualifying round return match in two weeks in Bamako after a 2-2 home d...

Kaunda Stabilises in Hospital

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Republican President Kenneth Kaunda, who is admitted to hospital, has responded to treatment and may be released in the next two days while burial of his late wife Mama Betty has been postponed to Friday.

Three Livingstone Children Die in Fire

[Times of Zambia]THREE children have been burnt beyond recognition in Livingstone and another is nursing serious injuries after fire swept through their house in Libuyu Township while their mother was away.

Electrometer Investment Hits $10 Million

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Electrometer managing director Magdy Abdelhakim says the pre-paid meters manufacturing and assembling company's investment has reached more than US$10 million after it successfully secured deals to produce energy saving bulbs an...

210 Athletes for Zone 6 Games

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is expected to field up to 210 athletes in eight sporting disciplines during the December's three-week long Supreme Council for Sport in Africa (SCSA) Zone Six Youth Games that would be hosted in Lusaka.