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Posts published in “Day: December 5, 2012

Chisamba Murder Suspect Nabbed

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Chisamba have picked up a housewife in connection with the brutal killing of a woman who had her teeth and limbs removed before setting ablaze the deceased's house.

I Didn’t Mobilise Cadres, Says Kabimba

[Times of Zambia]JUSTICE Minister Wynter Kabimba says he did not mobilise Patriotic Front (PF) youths to accompany him to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) offices in Lusaka where he was scheduled to be interviewed on Monday.

Govt Releases K1 Trillion for Farmer Payments

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has disbursed more than K1 trillion for payments to farmers who supplied maize during the 2011-2012 farming season.

MMD Expels Kachingwe

[Times of Zambia]THE MMD National Executive Committee (NEC) has endorsed the expulsion of national secretary Richard Kachingwe from the party.

Recap of 2012 Policies

[Times of Zambia]FROM this week, till the New Year, we have decided to feature a recap of the articles which we have published since this column began some 22 weeks ago.

Nevers Broke – Kachingwe

[Times of Zambia]EMBATTLED MMD national secretary Richard Kachingwe has charged that party leader Nevers Mumba has no money of his own and that he is allegedly being funded by "corrupt barons."

Natsave Concludes Rebasing Exercise

[Times of Zambia]NATIONAL Savings and Credit Bank (NATSAVE) has concluded the simulation testing exercise to convert all the banking systems from the old currency to the new rebased Kwacha in readiness for the change-over date effective January 1, 2013.

Scribes Must Be Peace Builders – Kapeya

[Times of Zambia]THE media should align itself with the objectives of creating a more peaceful and stable political environment, Information and Broadcasting Services Deputy Minister Mwansa Kapeya has said.

‘Good Railway Traffic Strategy Needed’

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Freight and Forwarders Association (ZAFFA) has said there is need for a change of management approach and good marketing strategy to improve traffic movement on railway.

State Bemoans Illegal Buildings On Its Land

[Times of Zambia]LOCAL Government and Housing Deputy Minister Forrie Tembo has bemoaned the increasing number of infrastructure mushrooming on State land.

Fr Banyangandora Itches to Come Back

[Times of Zambia]CATHOLIC Priest Father Viateur Banyangandora is willing to come back to serve the Zambian people after his deportation to Rwanda was revoked, Chipata Catholic Diocese Auxiliary Bishop Benjamin Phiri has said.

Pensions Net Assets Swell to K3.3 Trillion

[Times of Zambia]THE Pensions and Insurance Authority (PIA) has recorded an increase in pensions net assets from K3 trillion to K3.3 trillion representing an increase of two per cent, registrar Martin Libinga has said.

Kachingwe-Mumba Inter Parte Hearing Today

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court will today hear an inter parte proceeding in which Richard Kachingwe is seeking the nullification of outspoken opposition leader Nevers Mumba's election as MMD president.

Zambezi Portland Files Injunction Against Finsbury Officials

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBEZI Portland Cement Limited (ZPC) has filed an injunction in the Ndola High Court ordering officials from Finsbury Investment, a shareholding firm, to stay away from the cement-manufacturing company premises.

Reposition Zambia On Tourism Map

[Times of Zambia]TOURISM is increasingly becoming important to the Zambian economy as Government looks to the sector to provide solutions to the country's social and economic development.

Guzzling Councillor Costs LCC K10 Million

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka City Council (LCC) has been ordered to refund the K10 million incurred by Patriotic Front councillor, Chikutalo Nkhoma during official duty in Ethiopia, Foreign Affairs Minister Given Lubinda has told Parliament.

Kasumbalesa Shady Deals – Government to Crack Whip

[Times of Zambia]COPPERBELT Permanent Secretary Stanfold Msichili says Government will enhance security measures to curb rampant illegal activities at Kasumbalesa Border Post which threaten public security.

Plug Kasumbalesa Mess

[Times of Zambia]FOR many years now Kasumbalesa border linking Zambia with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has remained porous, giving rise to unbridled trade particularly in essential goods such as mealie-meal and other foodstuff.

Finland to Boost Support to Zambia’s Environment

[Times of Zambia]FINNISH Ambassador to Zambia Pertti Anttinen has said his country will boost its assistance to Zambia in environment and natural resources sectors.