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Posts published in “Day: April 16, 2013


[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Central Statistical Office (CSO) aimed at facilitating exchange of information and sharing of skills between...

Barotse Agreement Stokes Emotions At Convention

[Times of Zambia]THE Barotseland Agreement of 1964 yesterday brought about mixed emotions during the Constitution-making national convention as some delegates wanted the agreement embodied in the preamble while others were against it.

Scale Up Social Protection Programmes – Unicef

[Times of Zambia]UNITED Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) country representative to Zambia Iyorlumun Uhaa has urged the Government to scale up social protection and social cash transfer programmes in order to reduce poverty levels in the country.

Step Father Arrested for Defilement

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Mbala have arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly defiling his 14-year-old step daughter.

Council Shuts Livingstone Bars

[Times of Zambia]THE Livingstone City Council has closed down four bars which were selling alcohol in markets contrary to the provisions of the law, public relations manager Emanuel Sikanyika has said.

Negative Health Effects of Smoking

[Times of Zambia]SMOKING accounts for nearly 90 per cent of lung cancer deaths worldwide. Additionally, smokers are at an increased risk of cancer of the larynx, oral cavity, oesophagus, bladder, kidney, and pancreas.

Judokas Leave for Maputo Clash

[Times of Zambia]A confident six-member judo national team left yesterday for Mozambique to take part in the All-Africa senior judo championship starting today in Maputo.

Golf Experts in for Coaching Clinics

[Times of Zambia]TWO professional golf experts arrived yesterday from South Africa to conduct two high-level coaching clinics for the budding Zambian juniors.

No Tribalism in PF – Inonge

[Times of Zambia]GENDER and Child Development Minister Inonge Wina has said tribalism does not exist in the Patriotic Front (PF) and praised President Michael Sata for his all-inclusive approach in running Government.

Lusaka MFEZ Gobbles $5 Million in First Phase

[Times of Zambia]MORE than US$5 million worth of infrastructure, including a road network has been developed in the first phase of the Lusaka East Multi Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ).

Rupiah Banda Cries Foul

[Times of Zambia]FORMER President Rupiah Banda has cried foul over being blocked from travelling to Kenya for the inauguration ceremony of that country's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday this week. Mr Banda said through his assistant administrative ...

Nickel Mining to End Poverty in Ikeleng’e

[Times of Zambia]IT is a legal requirement by the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) that any developer of a mine or a related infrastructure should adhere to certain guidelines before coming up with ventures of such magnitude .

Kafue Residents Disappointed With MP Mwaliteta

[Zambia Reports]Some residents of Kafue have expressed dissatisfaction with their area Member of Parliament (MP) Obvious Mwaliteta because he has failed to spearhead development in the district.

Livingstone Motorists Upset With Panji Kaunda

[Zambia Reports]Mini bus and taxi drivers in Livingstone has warned Trasnsport and Communications Deputy Minister Panji Kaunda that he will be clobbered if he attempts to mount roadblocks in the area.

More Fake Promises for Barotseland From Sata

[Zambia Reports]Before President Michael Sata honours the Barotseland Agreement of 1964 which he promised to deliver within 90 days of assuming power, he is back in Western Province, this time cheating he will build modern health centres.

FAZ Can Appeal Bonetti Verdict, Says FIFA

[Zambia Reports]FIFA says the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) can appeal the compensation verdict of US $382, 000 to Italian Dario Bonetti who coached Chipolopolo between June 2010 and October 2011.