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Posts published in “Day: February 9, 2013

Kabimba Promises Development for Barotseland

[Zambia Reports]Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba has asked the Lozi people of Western Province not to despair with the delay by the PF government to honour promises made during the 2011 general election campaigns.

Chenda Blames Mealie-Meal Shortage On Millers

[Zambia Reports]With increasing prices of mealie meal and persistent shortages of the commodity escalating, Agriculture and Livestock Minister Emmanuel Chenda has now said he blames millers for the shortages of the staple food.

Indo-Zambia Opens Kasama Branch

[Zambia Reports]Indo Zambia Bank has set up another branch in Kasama, Northern Province.

CAF Fine Renard Over ‘Sexy Remarks’

[Zambia Reports]CAF has fined Chipolopolo coach Herve Renard US $10, 000 for claiming the continental body was happy Zambia was eliminated from the tournament because it did not play "sexy football" to represent the continent at the 2013 FIFA Confedera...

Mwape Spells Out Local Film Industry Setbacks

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S renowned actor, Owas Ray Mwape says Zambia's film industry is still not well established compared to other countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, such as South Africa and Kenya.

‘Govt’ll Not Tolerate Harassment of Scribes’

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT will not condone harassment of journalists during political campaigns for the forthcoming Livingstone Central and Mpongwe parliamentary by-elections.

Nation Tops in Bird Assemblage

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is a well known ornithological country boasting of more than 740 species of birds.

Independent Radio Stations Threatened With Closure

[Zambia Reports]Privately owned Joy FM Radio in Lusaka faces closure by the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) for not renewing its operating licence.

Bring Murder Suspects to Court – Magistrate

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka magistrate's court has ordered the prosecution team to bring before court five suspected murderers of a 28-year-old taxi driver, Joseph Simfukwe whose head was allegedly cut off by his assailants.

60 Families Benefit From Double Tobela

[Times of Zambia]THE dawn of each year brings anxieties upon thousands, if not millions of parents and guardians, who always struggle with the sourcing of school fees for their families and relatives.

Southern Province Debates First Draft Constitution

[Times of Zambia]DELEGATES to the just-ended six-day Southern Province Constitution Convention have demonstrated that they want to be part of Zambians who desire to have a good Constitution that will stand the test of time.

Not My Family Series to Hit the Small Screen

[Times of Zambia]WITH Zambia out of the prestigious 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament currently taking place in South Africa, many viewers will wish for the tournament to come to an end so that they can continue enjoying the normal programm...

Mealie Meal Shortage Baffling – Chenda

[Times of Zambia]AGRICULTURE and Livestock Minister Emmanuel Chenda does not understand why some parts of the country are facing mealie meal shortages when there is adequate maize in stock locally.

Community Media Under Fire in Zambia

[OSISA]The alarm bells in Zambia are ringing louder and louder. Civil society groups, opposition politicians and even the churches have all chimed in recently - accusing President Sata of exhibiting increasingly authoritarian tendencies and the police ...

Govt Offers Incentives to Traditional Leaders

[Zambia Reports]The Zambian Government has announced plans to send traditional leaders to school to acquire leadership and community development skills.

Amid Shortages, Police Seize 285 Bags of Mealie-Meal

[Zambia Reports]Amid rapidly rising costs, price controls, and increasing food shortages across many parts of Zambia, today police in Nchelenge district of Luapula Province have confiscated 285 bags of mealie meal and arrested two for smuggling.

KCM to Create 600 Jobs

[Times of Zambia]KONKOLA Copper Mines (KCM) PLC will invest KR1billion (US$200 million) in the Mimbula Open Pit Mine project, which is expected to generate 600 jobs for the local people.

Zesco, Alstom Hydropower Seal K18.248 Million Deal

[Times of Zambia]ZESCO has signed a KR18.248 million contract with Alstom Hydropower-Europe, to supply and install runners at the rehabilitated Kariba North Bank.

‘Shop Around Before You By Bread’

[Times of Zambia]MILLERS Association of Zambia (MAZ) chairperson Allan Sakala has urged consumers to shun buying bread, flour and other related products from traders who have not reduced the prices following Government's decision to remove Value Added ...