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Posts published in “Day: November 15, 2012

Case Against Bus Stoners Withdrawn

[SAPA]Johannesburg -Two boys arrested after a Zambian soccer team bus was stoned in Soweto will not be prosecuted, police said on Thursday.

Civil Society Lobbies Zambia Govt

[Financial Gazette]CIVIL society organisations (CSOs) this week took their lobby mission to Zambia to ratchet up pressure on Lusaka to force partners in the inclusive government to fully implement the Global Political Agreement (GPA) ahead of next year...

Masebo Happy With UNWTO Hosting Works

[Times of Zambia]TOURISM and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo is impressed that most hotels and lodges enlisted as venues for the co-hosting of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly in Livingstone next year have reached an a...

PF Will Remain Focused – Kabimba

[Times of Zambia]PATRIOTIC Front (PF) Secretary General Wynter Kabimba has said the ruling party will remain focused to deliver national development.

MMD to Petition Mufumbwe Results

[Times of Zambia]THE MMD has resolved to petition the recently held Mufumbwe parliamentary by-election in which Steven Masumba emerged winner under the Patriotic Front (PF).

Education – the Backbone of Development

[Times of Zambia]WE welcome the announcement by President Sata that the Patriotic Front Government intends to overhaul the education landscape in Zambia through increased investment in the sector in order to transform the dilapidated facilities and ere...

Safa Condemns Attack On Zambian National Team

[]Pretoria -The South African Football Association (Safa) has condemned in the strongest terms the attack on the Zambian national team after the Nelson Mandela Challenge match with Bafana Bafana at Soccer City on Wednesday night.

Woman Jailed for Killing ‘Suspicious’ Wife

[Times of Zambia]THE Kitwe High Court has sentenced a 35-year-old woman to 18 years imprisonment for killing a housewife who accused her of flirting with her husband.

Govt Settles K47 Billion Fertiliser Debt

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has released K47 billion towards the payment of a debt owed to Nyiombo Investments Limited and Omnia Small-Scale Limited.

Sinkala Wins Nchanga President’s Putter Golf

[Times of Zambia]PAUL Sinkala last weekend beat a field of 26 golfers to win the K31 million-rich Status High-Tech-sponsored Nchanga President's Putter golf tournament after amassing 43 points and walked away with a water dispenser.

Mobile Sector Spurs Economy

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has said the mobile telecommunication sector in the country has spurred economic growth in key industries like mining, tourism, agriculture and health as MTN Zambia recorded swift expansion.

ZNFU Demands Freeze On Tariff Hike

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has proposed that the Government should put a moratorium against the increase in electricity tariffs in the country to enhance national productivity.

Award Humbles ‘Great’ Kalu

[Times of Zambia]FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Kalusha Bwalya says it is an honour for him to be bestowed with a Medal of Honour award by the Supreme Council for Sport in Africa (SCSA).

December 31 to Be Declared Banking Holiday

[Times of Zambia]DECEMBER 31 2012, the day before the new Zambian banknotes and coins are rolled out to the public, is to be declared a banking holiday.

Boy Jailed 15 Years for Rape

[Times of Zambia]THE Kabwe High Court yesterday sentenced an 18-year-old school boy to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour for raping a 19 -year-old woman while his co-accused walked to freedom after he was acquitted for lack of evidence.

Govt Pledges to Improve Military Health Care

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT will address the challenges facing the military health care delivery to make men and women in uniform live a healthy life.

Shamenda Was Within Law On Minimum Wage, Rules Court

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has ruled that Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda was within the law when he announced new minimum wages for domestic, shop and general workers.

Chipolopolo Dwarf Bafana

[Times of Zambia]A FIERCE Collins Mbesuma strike last night propelled African champions, Zambia to a well-deserved victory over 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) hosts, South Africa to win the 18th edition of the Nelson Mandela Challenge at the giant ...

Safa Condemns Unfortunate Attack On Zambian Bus

[SAFA]The South African Football Association (SAFA) condemns in the strongest of terms, the attack last night on the Zambian football team bus by two youths who have since been apprehended by the police.