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Posts published in “Day: April 18, 2013

CEEC Receives Over 8,000 Project Applications

[Times of Zambia]THE Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has received more than 8,000 applications for participation in the various selected value chain clusters countrywide.

CSOs Demand Referendum On Constitution

[Zambia Reports]A consortium of civil society organizations has demanded that the constitution be adopted by a referendum as a matter of necessity.

Two Illegal Miners Killed in Chingola

[Times of Zambia]TWO Illegal copper miners commonly known as 'Jerabos 'have died while another sustained serious injuries after a pit caved in as they were digging for copper near Nchanga open pit mine in Chingola.

Yaluma Criticises ZICTA

[Times of Zambia]TRANSPORT, Works, Supply and Communications Minister,Christopher Yaluma has accused the Zambia Information and Telecommunication Authority (ZICTA) of conniving with mobile operators in maintaining high mobile tariffs.

Labour NGO Formed

[Times of Zambia]THE Labour Institute of Zambia (LIZ) has been registered as a professional Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) dealing with issues pertaining to the country's labour market.

Ngoma Raises Concern On Bloated PF Cabinet

[Zambia Reports]University of Zambia don Dr Alex Ngoma says the Patriotic Front government should be held accountable for reneging on the promise to trim the size of cabinet. President Michael Sata had promised to run a lean cabinet as a cost serving m...

Libongani Preaches Impartiality to Recruits

[Zambia Reports]Inspector General of Police Stella Libongani ironically dished our advice on political partisanship for police officers when she addressed 489 new recruits.

Timber Dealers Against Giving Licences to Foreigners

[Times of Zambia]TIMBER merchants and other stakeholders in Eastern Province have said non-Zambians should not be allowed to obtain licenses to cut down trees for timber production in the country.

Rupiah Banda Case Ruling Set for Monday

[Times of Zambia]THE ruling on whether or not trial should commence in the case in which former Republican President Rupiah Banda is facing a charge of abuse of office of authority has been set for Monday next week.

Ministers Outside Parley Coming – Constitution

[Zambia Reports]The on-going Constitution Convention has adopted the clause that allows the president to appoint ministers outside parliament adding to a series of contentious proposed legislation that the gathering has endorsed.

Kariba North Bank Works 80 Percent Done

[Times of Zambia]THE upgrading of electricity generation capacity at Kariba North Bank extension power project has reached 80 per cent completion point, ZESCO acting managing director Christopher Mubemba has said.

Kakoma Accuses PF of Rigging Lukulu Poll

[Zambia Reports]Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) spokesperson Charles Kakoma has accused the Patriotic Front government of setting the rigging mechanism in Lukulu West ahead of the April 23 by-elections into motion.

Constitution Indaba Sitting Extended

[Times of Zambia]THE National Constitution Convention sitting in Lusaka which was expected to come to a close yesterday, will conclude business today.

Man in Court Over 9-Year Affair With Daughter

[Times of Zambia]IN a father-daughter nine-year secret sexual affair, a 49-year-old Kapiri Mposhi man has appeared in the Kabwe magistrates' court for incest, while his 25-year- old daughter is appearing in another court for allowing her father to have...

UNZA Don Comments On Conflicting PF Statements

[Zambia Reports]University of Zambia lecturer Dr Francis Chigunta says the conflicting policy pronouncements by cabinet ministers are alarming. This follows confusion on the ban of maize exports by commerce minister Bob Sichinga which was reversed by h...

Kwacha Slips As Copper Rebounds

[Times of Zambia]THE Kwacha on Wednesday marginally lost ground against the greenback and is expected to continue to come under pressure as demand for the United States dollar remains robust.

‘Lifting Immunity Is Normal in Zambian Politics’

[Deutsche Welle]A Zambian high court judge has granted ex-president Rupiah Banda the right to challenge parliament's decision to remove his immunity, the first victory in a politically-tinged legal battle.

‘Councillors to Blame for Illegal Plots’

[Times of Zambia]COPPERBELT Minister Mwenya Musenge has said councillors are solely to blame for the mushrooming of illegal constructions in a number of areas because of their continued involvement in illegal allocation of plots.

State Bans Maize Exports

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has suspended the export of maize and its products until the status of the food security within the country has been verified, Agriculture and Livestock Minister Robert Sichinga has said.