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Posts published in January 2013

PF Happy With More By-Elections in Kapiri, Lukulu

[Zambia Reports]The PF is happy for causing another two by-elections after the Supreme Court nullified MMD seats in Kapiri Mposhi and Lukulu West with home affairs minister Edgar Lungu declaring victory for the ruling party.

Vanquished Chipolopolo in Low Key Return

[Zambia Reports]A batch of vanquished members of Chipolopolo have returned to Zambia 48 hours after being eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa to a low key welcome contrasting the euphoria that characterised their presence last year.

Government of Lunda Sul Signs Partnership in Zambia

[ANGOP]Luanda -The government of Lunda Sul Province and Catoca Mining Society (SMC), as part of the Programme of Economic and Social Development (PADES), established a partnership with Zambian companies and institutions in the agricultural domain, amon...

Records Show RB Still MMD President

[Times of Zambia]RECORDS at the office of the Registrar of Societies show that former Republican President Rupiah Banda and former Zambian High Commissioner to Canada Nevers Mumba are still active MMD and Reform Party (RP) leaders, respectively.

Kitwe Council Puts Plot Sales On Hold

[Times of Zambia]KITWE City Council (KCC) will not lift the suspension on the sale of residential and commercial plots until an effective mechanism has been found to manage the exercise.

Three Top Stores Eye Solwezi Mall

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Quantum Minerals Limited (FQM) has said three multinational stores are ready to put up a shopping mall in Solwezi following the increase in the mining and related business activities in the area.

Speed Up Rural Tower Installations, Zicta Urged

[Times of Zambia]THE Parliamentary Committee on Transport, Works, Supply and Communications has urged the Zambia Information Communication and Technology Authority (ZICTA) to speed up installation of telecommunication towers in rural areas to improve c...

Kr22 Million Mining Charges Uncollected

[Times of Zambia]THE Auditor General's report has revealed that the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Development failed to collect outstanding payments for area charges from the mining licence holders amounting to more than KR22 million.

MMD Loses Two Seats

[Times of Zambia]THE Supreme Court has nullified the election results of two MMD parliamentary seats in Kapiri Mposhi and Lukulu West constituencies.

Burkina Faso Stun Defending Champions

[Africa Top Sports]Burkina Faso sprung a major surprise at the African Nations Cup when they drew 0-0 with holders Zambia on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals along with Nigeria, who beat Ethiopia 2-0.

Drug Abuse a Problem for All, Says Lungu

[Times of Zambia]HOME Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu has said drug abuse is not a problem of abusers alone but that it affects everybody in society, hence Government's support to the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC).

ZRL Gets $120 Million Grant for Rehabilitation

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has released a US$120 million grant to Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) to enable the railway firm to rehabilitate the railway network, chief executive officer Clive Chirwa has said.

Kabwe Taxi Driver Murder – Six in the Dock

[Times of Zambia]SIX suspects including two juveniles who were arrested early this week in connection with the strangling of two Kabwe taxi drivers last year have appeared before Kabwe Magistrate Jennifer Bwalya.

Renard Slams CAF

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA coach Herve Renard on Tuesday night launched a scathing attack on the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), claiming the continental body did not want the Chipolopolo to feature at the FIFA 2013 Confederations Cup.

Soccer Fans Toast Hoax

[Times of Zambia]TWENTY-FOUR hours after Zambia was ejected from the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), soccer fans yesterday shockingly went into wild celebrations following a hoax that the Chipolopolo have been reinstated into the competition.

China Pledges More Investments

[Times of Zambia]CHINA has pledged more investments into Zambia, especially in telecommunications, infrastructure and mining sectors.

Kascol Stakes $1 Million

[Times of Zambia]KALEYA Small-holders Company Limited (Kascol) has invested more than US$1 million in the expansion and improvement of its irrigation project in Mazabuka in Southern Province.

Jacob Bitter Over Afcon Exit

[Times of Zambia]FC Utrecht striker Jacob Mulenga has said the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament is one competition he will love to forget right away.