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Posts published in “Day: December 13, 2012

Nation Sails Through to Soccer Semi-Finals

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Under-17 soccer team yesterday booked a place in the semi-finals of the Supreme Council for Sports in Africa (SCSA) Zone Six Youth Games despite playing to a barren draw against Malawi in the boys football competition.

LuSE Launches Bond Trading Tier

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE) has launched a bond trading tier targeting commercial banks in the country.

‘Public Order Act Not Weapon for Persecution’

[Times of Zambia]HOME Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu has assured Members of Parliament (MPs) that the application of the Public Order Act is not meant to harass members of the opposition as perceived.

Chikwakwa Dumps MMD, Joins PF

[Times of Zambia]MORE setbacks have continued to hit the MMD, with the latest being the defection to the Patriotic Front (PF) of former Mines deputy minister Jazzman Chikwakwa.

Minister Lubinda Given Ultimatum

[Times of Zambia]FOREIGN Affairs Minister Given Lubinda has been given a seven-day ultimatum to exculpate himself on allegations of leaking vital Patriotic Front (PF) information to online publications.

Ndola Energy Applies for Heavy Fuel Oil Upgrade

[Times of Zambia]NDOLA Energy Company has applied to the Government for upgrading of the Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) power station in Ndola so that it can produce 100 megawatts.

Sakeni Slams ‘Petty’ Hakainde Hichilema

[Times of Zambia]INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services Minister Kennedy Sakeni has charged that United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema is being petty by advising that opposition Members of Parliament (MPs) should refuse ...

Step Up, State Challenges Zampost

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has challenged the Zambia Postal Services Corporation (ZAMPOST) to heighten diversification strategies aimed at exploring ways to ensure that the corporation continues to thrive.

Chipolopolo to Play Namibia, Swaziland Friendlies

[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has secured two more international friendly matches for the Chipolopolo against Namibia and Swaziland in readiness for the team's title defence at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa ...

Mumbi Appears in Court, Detained At Kamwala Prison

[Times of Zambia]POLITICIAN Edward Mumbi was yesterday taken to Kamwala Remand Prison after appearing in a Lusaka magistrate's court on three counts of being in possession of three motor vehicles valued at K250 million, properties suspected to be proce...

ZASU Thanks Govt for Swimming Pool

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Amateur Swimming Union (ZASU) has thanked the Government for its support towards construction of the 90 Days Legacy Swimming pool which ensured Zambia hosted the swimming event during the 2012 Supreme Council for Sports in A...

2011 Foreign Direct Investment Slumps

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA recorded US$1.1 billion in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows in 2011, which is about 36 per cent lower than the $1.7 billion recorded the previous year.

Boxers Bag 3 Gold, 2 Silver

[Times of Zambia]BOTSWANA boxer Kenneth Okwoleng was yesterday knocked out cold in the second round and needed to be rushed to the hospital in an unconscious state after being battered by Zambia's Mbachi Kaonga in a gold medal fight at the ongoing Supr...

Laz Accusations Fake – State House

[Times of Zambia]STATE House has said it is standard procedure for the Anti-Corruption Commission and other State wings to notify the Head of State if any senior Government official is under probe.

MMD Leader Nevers Booed

[Times of Zambia]MMD president Nevers Mumba was yesterday booed when his entourage drove into Chisokone Market in Kitwe soon after being released from Kamfinsa State Prison.

ZUFIAW Drags Leader to Court

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Union of Financial Institutions and Allied Workers (ZUFIAW) has sought an injunction from the court to restrain its president, Cephas Mukuka from interfering with the general secretary, Joyce Simukoko's duties.

Remarkable Strides, Formidable Challenges, Says Malaria Fighter

[allAfrica]In receiving the distinguished Joseph Augustin LePrince Medal in recognition of outstanding work in the field of malariology, Carlos (Kent) Campbell said last month that the world was witnessing "a true renaissance, an awakening about malari...