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Posts published in “Day: February 5, 2013

Zambia Tops Africa Cancer Management

[Times of Zambia]UNIVERSITY Teaching Hospital (UTH) senior registrar in the school of hematology and oncology, Catherine Chunda has said Zambia is ahead of other countries in Africa in effective management of childhood cancers.

Kagem Mine U.S Output

[Times of Zambia]Emerald production at the Gemfields owned Kagem Mine in Lufwanyama District, has increased by 6.5 per cent to 14.5 million carats from last year's figure of 8.8 million carats, chief executive officer Ian Harebottle has said.

Falling Kwacha Worries Government

[Zambia Reports]Government has acknowledged the depreciation of the kwacha and is working out modalities to strengthen it in order to compete well against other major foreign currencies.

MMD Says ACC Summons On Rupiah Banda Is Illegal

[Zambia Reports]The opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) says it is appalled at the breach of constitution by President Michael Sata and the PF government following the summons served on former Head of State Rupiah Banda for questioning.

Indeni Shuts Down Amid Corruption Reports

[Zambia Reports]Indeni, Zambia's only oil refinery plant in Ndola was shut down for the past week owing to contamination at the Petro Plant.

Breeze Fm Celebrates 10th Anniversary

[Times of Zambia]THE information services sector in Zambia plays an important role in the socio-economic development of the country because it provides a two-way flow of information between information producers and consumers.

Five Pupils Deny Murder Charges

[Times of Zambia]FIVE pupils yesterday pleaded not guilty to charges of murder in the Kitwe High Court.

Emirates Applies for Direct Landing Rights in Livingstone

[Times of Zambia]EMIRATES, one of the world's fastest growing international airlines has applied to the Zambian Civil Aviation department for Traffic Rights to enable them land directly into Livingstone during the United Nations World Tourism Organisat...

Matero Magic, Unza Pacers Share Spoils

[Times of Zambia]FORMER national basketball champions Matero Magic and their bitter rivals UNZA Pacers shared spoils at the weekend after both won one and lost a game as they squared off in the best-of-five Zambia Basketball Association (ZBA) National ...

Kwacha Bullish As Copper Gains

[Times of Zambia]THE close of the money market trading on Friday saw the Kwacha trade relatively bullish against the United States (US) dollar.

Zambia Plans to Host 2019 Afcon

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Minister Chishimba Kambwili has said Zambia is planning to bid for the hosting of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament.

Mealie Meal Shortage Hits Solwezi

[Zambia Reports]Mealie meal shortage has hit Solwezi in Zambia's North Western Province for the second time in six months.

Kambwili Won’t Backpedal On Roan Golf Club

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has said it will not backpedal on its decision to grant Luanshya Municipal Council the rights to run Roan Golf Club as it is the only legitimate institution mandated by law to manage social amenities.

State Revokes 150 Mining Licences

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has revoked 150 prospecting mining licences after respective holders failed to comply with the law.

Sata Back Home

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday arrived in the country.

Don’t Stay Ruling Against Kachingwe – Mumba

[Times of Zambia]MMD leader Nevers Mumba has asked the Lusaka High Court not to stay the ruling against expelled MMD national secretary Richard Kachingwe because the findings of the court are based on facts.

RB Summoned – ACC,DEC Want to Quiz Him

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Republican President Rupiah Banda has been summoned to appear before the Government Joint Investigations Team over allegations of corruption and other criminal activities.

Sakeni Slams Saunders Over Impeachment Calls

[Times of Zambia]CHIEF Government spokesperson Kennedy Sakeni has described as highly irresponsible for political activist Dante Saunders to call for the impeachment of President Michael Sata.

Brothers Jailed for Aggravated Robbery

[Times of Zambia]TWO Lusaka brothers and another man have been sentenced to 16 and 15 years imprisonment with hard labour respectively after the Kabwe High Court found them guilty of two counts of aggravated robbery.

2,000 Fertiliser Bags Vanish in Chadiza

[Times of Zambia]ABOUT 2,000 bags of fertiliser under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) distributed by Omnia Fertiliser have gone missing in Chadiza District.