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Posts published in “Day: January 21, 2013

Defending Champions, Zambia Held By Ten Men Ethiopia

[SAFA]Reigning African champions Zambia and Ethiopia served up an entertaining game that finished 1-1. It had everything a fan would wish for as the group C got underway in Nelspruit. A missed penalty, player protest, petulant fans, defensive blunders,...

Afcon 2013 – Zambia Versus Ethiopia Preview

[New Vision]Nelspruit -THERE is so much that surrounds today's Orange Nations Cup match between Zambia-Ethiopia that brings to mind a CECAFA Challenge Cup fixture.

The Toxic State House Call

[Zambia Reports]Often times, civil society activists appear to be brave when advocating for issues that affect many people, particularly the masses, whose enjoyment of fundamental rights are infringed on.

Sata to Attend Afcon Ceremony Today

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata is today expected to attend the official opening ceremony of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Rifts in PF Over Mpongwe Candidate

[Zambia Reports]As the by-elections in Mpongwe draw nearer, the PF fears for a revolt after announcing the parliamentary candidate and have since started damage limitation in advance.

On Copperbelt, MMD Troubled By Divisions

[Zambia Reports]Suspended Copperbelt Chairman of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) Joseph Chilambwe is reportedly spearheading division among the ranks of the former ruling party by forming parallel structures in the region.

ZACCI Hails BOZ Over Rates

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has commended the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) for instituting a cap of 42 per cent on the effective annual interest rates that microfinance institutions charge.

Calls for Gemstone Auction

[Times of Zambia]THE 'mysterious' deep green emerald is one of the most prized coloured gemstones on Earth.

Govt Showers Praises On China

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambian Government has praised China for its continued support to Maina Soko Military Hospital in Lusaka where it has rendered specialist assistance in medical equipment and human resource.

Man to Answer for Stepson’s Death

[Times of Zambia]THE Kabwe High Court has found a Mkushi man with a case to answer after he allegedly strangled and smashed his one-year-two-month-old stepson's head.

Kwacha Makes Slight Gain

[Times of Zambia]THE Kwacha opened trading at KR5.270/5.290 on the bid and offer, respectively, and traded flat around this level for much of the trading session.

‘Instant’ Justice Is Injustice

[Times of Zambia]THE rising crime rate in the country must be fought from all angles using legal means to protect human life and the much needed investment.

UNWTO Inspectors Happy With General Assembly Preps

[Times of Zambia]INSPECTORS from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) secretariat in Spain are happy with the level of Zambia and Zimbabwe's preparations to co-host the general assembly in August this year.

Court Hears How Taxi Driver Was Murdered

[Times of Zambia]THE Kitwe High Court has heard how a 31-year-old taxi driver was brutally murdered, his tongue pulled out and his body dumped at Chingola Road Cemetery.

Over 750 Consumer, Merger Cases On Cards

[Times of Zambia]THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is this year set to deal with more than 750 consumer and merger-related cases.

Chipolopolo Seek Good Start

[Times of Zambia]CHAMPIONS Zambia today kick off their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title defence with a somewhat easy but tricky encounter against the 1962 winners Ethiopia on a wet pitch at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa.

‘Huge Salary Gaps Distorting Economy’

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has said continued huge salary disparities between management and junior employees in some parastatal and private companies are causing distortions which have impacted negatively on the country's economic growth.

Mob Burns Suspected Thief to Death

[Times of Zambia]A SUSPECTED thief has died after he was brutally beaten and burnt by an angry mob in Lusaka's Matero Township.