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Posts published in “Day: October 18, 2012

Time to Hold Football Coach to Account Has Come

[Observer]If there was any streak of doubt in your minds that Uganda's sporting problems are as endemic as they are cyclical, then last Saturday's shoot-out loss to Zambia in that eventful 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) playoff must have erased them.

Mpulungu Cholera Fund Diverted

[Times of Zambia]ABOUT K800 million emergency fund disbursed by the Government to tackle the outbreak of cholera in Mpulungu has been diverted.

‘Extend Korean Airlines’ Ops to Zambia’

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has appealed to the South Korean Government to consider extending Korean Airlines' operations to Zambia as a way of promoting tourism.

Dad Denies Burning 2 Sons to Death

[Times of Zambia]PEMPHANI Zulu, the murder suspect of Chipata who is alleged to have burnt his two sons, on Tuesday denied causing the death of his children.

Forget Arrives, Promises UN-Forget-Able Fight

[Times of Zambia]CANADIAN female boxer, Natalie Forget arrived in Zambia yesterday ahead of this weekend's World Professional Boxing Federa tion (WPBF) bantamweight title fight against national champion, Catherine Phiri billed for the Government Comple...

Bring Facts Into Budget Debate, MPs Told

[Times of Zambia]SPEAKER of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has urged members of Parliament (MPs) to debate the 2013 national Budget presented by Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda last week with facts.

Media Houses Agree On Zamec Funding

[Times of Zambia]MAJOR media houses in Zambia have agreed on a roadmap to fund and sustain media self-regulation in the country.

CEEC Brings Backyard Idea Real

[Times of Zambia]WHAT began as a far-fetched idea mooted in the backyard of the current premises of the University of Lusaka (UNILUS) in 2007 has now become reality and is the brain-child of Vice-Chancellor Pinalo Chifwanakeni.

Sata Prods Korea

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has urged major economies of the world to contribute to poverty reduction and development cooperation which are central to the fulfilment of the Africa's growth agenda.

Sata, Ministers Woo Japanese Investors

[Times of Zambia]THE economy of Japan is the third largest national economy in the world after the United States and the People's Republic of China and it is the world's second largest developed economy.

ZAMBEEF ‘Beefs Up’ Ping Pong

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBEEF Plc yesterday unveiled a K 9.4 million sponsorship package to the Zambia Table Tennis Association (ZTTA) for the inaugural Zambeef Open scheduled for the Olympic Youth Development Centre in Lusaka this Sunday.

Sampa Defends Eurobond

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Deputy Minister Miles Sampa has said the Government is capable of paying back US$750 million Eurobond debt because the infrastructure development it will invest the money in are viable.

ACC Probes Chipata Judiciary Department

[Times of Zambia]THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is investigating allegations of corruption and abuse of office involving more than K2 billion by some officers at the Judiciary Department in Chipata.

LCC to Shut Down Illegal Drug Stores

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka City council (LCC) has said it will soon embark on a crackdown on drug stores which are operating illegally and selling expired drugs in the city.

ZAMTEL Hands Over 47 Bicycles to Distributers

[Times of Zambia]ZAMTEL has handed over 47 branded bicycles to seven distribution partners on the Copperbelt and some parts of North-Western Province in the company's exercise dubbed 'Dealer Empowerment'.

District Fora Elate Constitution Drafting Team

[Times of Zambia]THE Technical Committee on Drafting the Zambian Constitution is impressed with the patriotism that has been exhibited by members of the public during district consultative fora held so far.

Constitution Reforms – Time to Bury Differences

[Times of Zambia]IT is encouraging to learn that the Technical Committee on drafting the constitution is impressed with the patriotism shown by members of the general public in five districts where consultations have so far been conducted.