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Posts published in “Day: February 28, 2013

Lusaka Poised to Clinch Seat

[The Star]New Ford Kenya candidate Kenneth Lusaka could clinch the Bungoma governor's seat in Monday's election despite a spirited fightback from Internal Security assistant minister Alfred Khang'ati of ODM.

Former Zambian President to Lead Kenya Election Observer Team

[The Star]Former Zambian President Rupiah Banda will lead the Carter Centre election observer mission. In a statement to the press yesterday, the Centre said Banda will lead a 60-member delegation representing 29 nations.

Maureen Lashes Out At Sata’s Intolerance

[Zambia Reports]Former first lady Maureen Mwanawasa has lashed out at President Michael Sata's regime saying the politics of intolerance being practiced at the expense of national development is a recipe for dictatorship and a police state.

Voting Opens in Mpongwe, Livingstone Waits

[Zambia Reports]Voting has commenced in Mpongwe Constituency with most polling stations opening at around 06:00 hours this morning.

TIZ Demand Findings in Kabimba, GBM Corruption

[Zambia Reports]Transparency International Zambia President Lee Habasoonda has written the Anti-Corruption Commission to make public the findings into investigations of ruling Patriotic Front senior ministers Wynter Kabimba and Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba.

Hichilema Appearing in Livingstone Court

[Zambia Reports]Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has arrived at the Livingstone Magistrates Court amid tight security but accompanied by hordes of his supporters after spending a night in custody.

Mozambique-Zambia Joint Commission Meets

[AIM]Maputo -Mozambican Foreign Minister Oldemiro Baloi declared on Thursday that the Joint Cooperation Commission between Mozambique and Zambia should ensure a qualitative leap in projects involving the two countries.

Damage Control – Sata Praises ECZ On Livingstone By-Election

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Chilufya Sata has issued a statement to commend the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) for stopping the Livingstone by-election in what observers consider is a damage control ploy following the reaction by ruling Pat...

Zasofa Unhappy With Makembo

[Times of Zambia]The Zambian Soccer Fans Association (ZASOFA) board says it is disappointed and shocked with the sudden decision taken by its former patron, Peter Makembo to ditch the association to form another body.

Another UPND MP Given Govt Post

[Times of Zambia]A SECOND United Party for National Development (UPND) Member of Parliament (MP) has accepted a ministerial appointment defying threats of expulsion from his party leadership.

Hichilema Granted Bail

[Times of Zambia]UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has been granted bail of KR2000 in his own recognisance and two sureties living in Livingstone.

First Lady in SA for Health Summit

[Times of Zambia]First Lady Christine Kaseba has arrived in South Africa to attend the Global Business Coalition on Health (GBCHealth) member meeting that was scheduled to start in Johannesburg yesterday.

Livingstone By-Election Deferred

[Times of Zambia]THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has postponed the Livingstone by-election that was supposed to take place today to March 14, 2013 citing unprecedented levels of intolerance among political parties and violence which led to the...

Nakonde Secures Cluster Land

[Times of Zambia]THE Nakonde Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) has acquired 20 hectares of land for the creation of industrial clusters which are expected to trigger economic development in the border district.

Murder Suspect in Botched Suicide

[Times of Zambia]A POLICE officer yesterday testified that a Chibombo man who attempted to commit suicide after he allegedly murdered his wife and secretly buried her in a shallow grave, had a deep cut on his stomach with intestines protruding, while h...

Amicable Solution to Timber Hitch Sought

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT'S move to suspend all timber export licences, as a measure aimed at protecting the country's environmental resources and curbing deforestation, received divergent opinions from different players in the timber sector.

Zanaco, Power Confident of Weekend Wins

[Times of Zambia]A CONFIDENT 18-member Zanaco squad is this morning expected to leave for Swaziland for this Sunday's CAF Champions' League return leg against Mbabane swallows billed for Somholo Stadium.

Faz On Countrywide Player Evaluation

[Times of Zambia]THE FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) technical committee has commenced a nationwide assessment of players in view of the 2013 Council of Southern Africa Football Association (COSAFA) Senior Challenge Cup and the 2014 African Nation...

Private Sector Must Back Youth Projects

[Times of Zambia]In last week's article, the column mentioned that it is unwise to encourage youths to become more entrepreneurial without telling them how, in the same vein, I feel it is unwise to encourage the private sector to support youth projects...

Over 1000 Firms Deregistered

[Times of Zambia]THE Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) has de-registered about 1,500 defaulting businesses, while more than 20,000 entities filed in their returns between October 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013.