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Posts published in “Day: October 3, 2012

Corrupt Leaders in Hot Soup

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata will not spare anyone, including high ranking officials in his Government, if they engage in corruption, Chief Government Spokesperson, Kennedy Sakeni has revealed.

FRA Pays Out K100 Billion for Over 864,000 Tonnes Maize

[Times of Zambia]THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has bought more than 864,000 tonnes of maize as at September 28 in the current marketing season for which it had so far paid K100 billion from a total K1.1 trillion needed to pay for all the supplied maize.

FDD Dispels Mufumbwe Opposition Alliance

[Times of Zambia]THE Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) says it is a joke to suggest that opposition political parties should field one candidate to stand for the Mufumbwe Parliamentary by-elections scheduled for November 8, 2012.

Kaboko Mining Signs Manganese Deal

[Times of Zambia]AUSTRALIAN-BASED Kaboko Mining has signed an agreement for a joint venture for an initial 51 per cent interest in a manganese mining project in Luapula Province of Zambia.

ZSC Extends Olive Branch to Private Sector

[Times of Zambia]Zambia Shippers Council (ZSC) has called on the private sector to invest in the construction of a railway line between Chingola and Kasumbalesa border post to enhance cross-border trade between Zambia and Congo DR.

Cavmont Smells Target

[Times of Zambia]CAVMONT Bank is set to meet the K104-billion statutory minimum capital requirement by the end of this year after raising 60 per cent of the new prescribed minimum capital required by 30 September 2012.

Kitwe Man to Hang for Murder

[Times of Zambia]THE Kitwe High Court has sentenced a carpenter to death for repeatedly stepping on another man's head during a fight who later died.

Dead School Leaver’s Family Cries Foul

[Times of Zambia]THE family of the school leaver who was allegedly murdered by a police reservist and some Crime Prevention Officers (CPOs) conducting foot patrols in Mushili Township last week, have complained over the delay to take the officers to co...

Petauke Women Farmers Engage Agro Processing

[Times of Zambia]FOOD security is more complex than not having sufficient food to eat and is more about having access to safe and nutritious food.

Three Rapists Slapped With 20, 18 Years

[Times of Zambia]THE Kitwe High Court has sentenced three Chingola men to 20 and 18 years imprisonment with hard labour for raping women in separate incidents.

Kenneth Kaunda Recovering Quietly

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Republican President Kenneth Kaunda, who was recently admitted to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) days after the death of his wife, Betty, has continued to recover steadily.

Airtel Donates 19 Bicycles

[Times of Zambia]AIRTEL has donated 19 bicycles to three talk time distributors in Ndola who met the daily target for the month of August.

Over 600 Trucks Marooned

[Times of Zambia]ALL SOUTHERN African Development Community (SADC) truck drivers have protested and boycotted going into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) because of alleged harassment by traffic officers in that country.

Govt Won’t Overshoot 2012 Budget – Sampa

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Deputy Minister Miles Sampa has assured Parliament that the country will not overshoot the 2012 National Budget following various adjustments among them the salary increments for civil servants and the creation of new ministrie...

Obligations of a Customer in Insurance

[Times of Zambia]Having looked at the rights of the customer last week, this week we turn the tables and look at the obligations of the customer.

Let’s Avoid Poll Violence

[Times of Zambia]THE re-introduction of multiparty system in the early 1990s has seen our country conduct democratic elections in which candidates compete either on the sponsorship of the parties they belong to or as independents.

Zambia, Cameroon Apply for Senior Challenge Cup

[Daily News]AT least five nations including African champions, Zambia, have applied to participate in this year's Tusker CECAFA Cup. The tournament will be held in Kampala between November 24 and December 8.

Will Namboole’s Pitch Hold Long Enough?

[New Vision]The issue of the state of the Namboole turf ahead of Uganda's Nations Cup match against Zambia, is again a source of debate.