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Posts published in “Day: December 7, 2012

A Look At Colonial Housing and Urban Development Regulatory Framework

[Times of Zambia]LOOK at Zambia from 1891 to date shows that the country has in just over a century developed from a land whose society was in a state of flux, to a country experiencing rapid urbanisation fraught with numerous development challenges wh...

Central Upholds Dual Citizenship Clause

[Times of Zambia]THE on-going Central Province Constitution convention has resolved to uphold the article on dual citizenship in the first Draft Constitution.

Sata Chides Anti-Corruption Commission

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has castigated the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for announcing cases under investigation to the public and called for restoration of sanity to the institution.

Vice President Wants Chipolopolo At World Cup

[Times of Zambia]REPUBLICAN Vice-President Guy Scott has urged the Zambia soccer team to ensure they qualify for the 2014 Brazil World Cup finals without fail.

Speaker Orders Clarity On Health Staff Moves

[Times of Zambia]SPEAKER of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has ordered Health Minister Joseph Kasonde to issue a ministerial statement to clarify the realignment and shifting of some employees from his ministry to that of Community Development,...

Jerabos Beat Up Mourners At Chingola Cemetery

[Times of Zambia]SUSPECTED illegal copper dealers, commonly known as Jerabos, on Wednesday disrupted two funeral processions in Kitwe and engaged in indiscriminate beating of mourners at Chingola Road Cemetery.

Ministers Happy With SCSA Infrastructure

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS ministers from southern Africa have praised Zambia for making significant strides in sports infrastructure development ahead of the Supreme Council for Sports in Africa (SCSA) Zone Six Under-20 Games which start today.

Kasanka Park Hosts 300 Tourists in One Month

[Times of Zambia]KASANKA Trust National Park has hosted more than 300 tourists in less than one month due to the massive migration of straw-coloured fruit-bats from the Democratic Republic of Congo between November and December every year.

Nation Will Achieve Digital TV, Assures Malupenga

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA will meet the target of switching from analogue to digital terrestrial television (DTT) in 2013 despite the tight schedule, Information and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary Amos Malupenga has said.

500 Firms Face Deregistration

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 500 companies out of 725, which were threatened with deregistration for failure to file annual returns still face deregistration because they have not done so up to now.

British Airways Flight Delayed for Two Hours

[Times of Zambia]A BRITISH Airways 09:10hours flight BA254, from Lusaka to London, was on Wednesday delayed due to a technical problem, country commercial manager for Zambia and Malawi Beatrice Kamanga has said.

Govt Must Stop Locking Up Vagabonds

[OSISA]Can you imagine spending three months - or even three years - in detention for being a 'rogue and vagabond'? While this will sound archaic to most people, it is not uncommon for people in Zambia to find themselves in prison or in police detentio...

ZAF Chopper Developed Power Failure – Minister

[Times of Zambia]THE forced landing of the Zambia Air Force (ZAF) helicopter in Chinsali District on Wednesday was caused by a power failure, Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has said.

Nation-China Trade Booms

[Times of Zambia]THE total value of Chinese investments into Zambia has increased to more than US$2 billion, with most of them being in the mining sector on the Copperbelt.

Kemuz Managers Plead Not Guilty

[Times of Zambia]KEMUZ Education Institute headteacher and school manager of Ndola have pleaded not guilty to six counts of theft by servant involving K230 million.

Let Zone Six Games Begin… Rhythm of Sport Unites SADC Nations

[Times of Zambia]THE spirit of Africa is ignited again, this time with Zambia hosting the much anticipated Supreme Council for Sports in Africa (SCSA) Zone Six Under-20 Youth Games that officially commence in Lusaka today.

Nation Itches for News Exchange With Sudan

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is looking forward to signing a News Exchange Cooperation Agreement with Sudan, ambassador to that country Francis Simenda has said.

Seven More Districts Created

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has created seven more districts in his continued robust programme to decentralise Government operations.