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Posts published in “Day: January 30, 2013

Zambia Kicked Out

[Africa Top Sports]Last night the defending champions Zambia became the first AFCON title holders to fail get past the group stages at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa on Tuesday Night after Algeria's flop in 1992.

PF Ministers Differ On UTH Oxygen

[Zambia Reports]Government ministers, Kennedy Sakeni and Joseph Kasonde, have contradicted themselves on the shortage of oxygen at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) were reports indicate that more than 20 premature babies in incubators have died.

UPND Demands Arrest of Unruly PF Cadres

[Zambia Reports]Opposition UPND has called on the police to arrest PF cadres that caused confusion at their rally on Sunday leading to the death of one person.

Kwacha Continues Bearish Run Against Dollar

[Times of Zambia]THE Kwacha continued its bearish run against the United States (US) dollar as demand for the greenback from interbank players saw the local currency lose 40 Ngwee on the day.

Zambia Bow Out of Afcon

[Times of Zambia]AFRICAN champions Zambia were last night dumped out of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after failing to register a single victory in Group C that saw Burkina Faso and Nigeria qualify for the quarter-finals.

Govt Plans for Street Children

[Times of Zambia]Rehabilitation centres and skills training camps is an indication of government's desire to better the lives of street children.

Ex-Convict Rathi Deported

[Times of Zambia]FORMER convict Anuj Kumar Rathi has been deported to his native country, India.

2013 Yield Threatened

[Times of Zambia]AGRICULTURE is the mainstay of the Zambian economy and can greatly contribute to poverty eradication if well-managed.

Muna Singh, Malauni Appointed FIA Stewards

[Times of Zambia]THE International Automobile Federation (FIA) Africa has appointed Zambia's Muna Singh and Max Malauni as stewards for three of the eight African Rally Championship (ARC) events lined up on this season's calendar.

Nkomeshya Backs Referendum Calls

[Times of Zambia]CHIEFTAINESS Nkomeshya Mukamambo II of Chongwe District has said a referendum should be held for the current Constitution-making process to stand the test of time.

Isoka Gets 20 Hectares for Industrial Cluster

[Times of Zambia]CHIEF Kafwimbi of the Namwanga people, has given Isoka Municipal Council (IMC) 20 hectares of land to facilitate creation of an industrial cluster by the Government.

Locusts Invade Mungwi

[Times of Zambia]Locusts are said to have invaded localised farms in Paramount Chief Chitimukulu's area in Mungwi District.

Careless Solid Waste Managers to Be Shamed

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT will start publicising names of companies that are generating solid waste without putting in place mechanisms for managing it.

Govt Takes Over Roan Golf Club

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has taken over the ownership of Roan Golf Club in Luanshya, which has been earmarked for sale by the receiver of the defunct Roan Antelope Mining Corporation (RAMCOZ).

Swedish Legislators to Visit Zambia

[Times of Zambia]A DELEGATION of Swedish parliamentarians will be visiting Zambia next month to establish how the Zambian Government can be part of the global level regulations to curb tax evasion by some international companies.

Approved Exploration Licences to Boost Mining

[Times of Zambia]THE approval of 27 mining and exploration licences by the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA), is expected to boost the country's copper production capacity, Association of Zambian Mining Exploration Companies (AZMEC) has said.

50 Prisoners Petition State

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 50 death row convicts at Mukobeko Maximum Security Prison in Kabwe have petitioned the Government for delaying to hear their appeal cases for more than 20 years since they were sent to the gallows.