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Posts published in “Day: January 19, 2013

East PF Wants Mwamba to Stay

[Times of Zambia]THE Patriotic Front (PF) leadership in Eastern Province has written to President Michael Sata requesting him to rescind his decision to transfer Permanent Secretary Emmanuel Mwamba.

‘Zambian Music Awards a Sham’

[Times of Zambia]A SIZEABLE number of Zambian musicians, producers and managers on Thursday afternoon diluted the impending National Arts Council of Zambia (NAC) and Zambian Breweries' Zambian Music Awards, describing them as flawed and an insult to th...

Stop Anarchy, Cage Political Hooligans

[Times of Zambia]THE altercation and violence that erupted between police and cadres from the United Party for National Development (UPND) at Zambia Police headquarters and Woodlands Police Station in Lusaka was a sad reflection of the lawlessness that...

Pre-Grade Teachers to Use Local Languages for Instruction

[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education has reviewed the language of instruction policy in which familiar languages will be used for instruction for teaching initial literacy from pre-school to grade...

Herve Renard – ‘Zambia Is Not the Favorite of Afcon!’

[Africa Top Sports]But for many observers and fans of football, it will be difficult for the Chipolopolo to retain their title. They have beaten on penalties, to the general astonishment, Côte d'Ivoire last year. "

Minister Urges Peaceful By-Elections in Mpongwe

[Times of Zambia]COPPERBELT Minister Mwenya Musenge has directed the Zambia Police Service to maintain law and order during the forthcoming by-election in Mpongwe.

Zawa Board Named

[Times of Zambia]TOURISM and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo has announced the appointment of a nine-member team as board members for the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA).

Over 10 Vie for L/Stone Seat Under PF

[Times of Zambia]MORE than six aspiring candidates including suspended Livingstone Mayor Aggrey Njekwa have applied to contest the February 28 Livingstone parliamentary by-election on the United Party for National Development (UPND) ticket.

Livingstone Sanitation Deal Sealed

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has signed contracts with two local firms to construct public lavatories in Livingstone in readiness for the August 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly.

TYZ Finally Returns to Stage

[Times of Zambia]AFTER months of uncertainty and speculations among the viewers and fans about the continuity of Zambia's first ever multi-talent search reality show Talent Yapa Zed, the show returned to action last Thursday with the Lusaka final cut d...

The Peace Band – Who Was Behind the Rampaging Group?

[Times of Zambia]THEY were first christened the Boy Friends and a couple of years later transformed into a rampaging group whose beat pointed to Zamrock which rattled the local scene from the onset in the 1970s.

Chipolopolo Relax Ahead of Storm

[Times of Zambia]CHAMPIONS Zambia were yesterday in a relaxed mode as the Chipolopolo stars took some time off in the morning to recharge before wrapping up the final tune-up for the Orange 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) which kicks off in South Af...

Retain Media Freedom Article – Delegates

[Times of Zambia]DELEGATES at the Muchinga provincial Constitution-making convention yesterday unanimously retained Article 38 of the first draft Constitution on Freedom of the Media.

First Quantum to Pay $U.S.1 Billion Tax

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) has projected to be paying in excess of US$1 billion in profit tax to the Zambian Government annually once Sentinel Mine at Trident comes on stream in 2014.

Groundnuts – an Ignored Yet Viable Industry

[Times of Zambia]A LOT of you are wondering about what I am going to write on because you believe that groundnuts are readily available in Zambia.

Be Professional, Chikusu Urges Medics

[Times of Zambia]DEPUTY Minister in the Ministry of Health Patrick Chikusu has called for professionalism among health workers.

Govt Condemns UPND Cadres’ Thuggery

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has described as thuggery, the action by United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres who on Thursday assaulted a police officer when police were arresting UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema.

Sunzu Reading Move – It’s Almost a Done Deal

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA defender Stoppila Sunzu's long and winding deal for him to move to struggling English Premiership side Reading FC is all but done with his Congolese Club TP Mazembe remaining as the only hurdle.

ACC Vows to Step Up Graft Fight

[Times of Zambia]THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has vowed to continue intensifying investigations into graft cases by working professionally and objectively this year.