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Posts published in “Day: April 24, 2013

Saasa Tosses Chirwa’s Suspension

[Zambia Reports]Former Zambia Railways Limited vice Board Chairperson Oliver Saasa has described the suspension of Professor Clive Chirwa as music to the ears of the former board.

Zambia Railways Board Allowances Under Fire

[Zambia Reports]Government should immediately dissolve Zambia Railways Board of directors who are to be paid K7 million allowances per sitting and instead appoint individuals who can serve on the board with the interests of the nation without a high le...

Zambian Delegation On Study Tour

[New Era]Windhoek -Zambia's Parliamentary Standing Committee on Local Governance, Housing and Chiefs' Affairs and that of Information and Communication Technology are in Namibia.

Former Diplomat Testifies in Rupiah Banda Trial

[Zambia Reports]Zambia’s former High Commissioner to Nigeria Alexis Luhila today was called as the second witness in the state’s case against former President Rupiah Banda, who is charged with abuse of office of authority regarding an oil procurement transaction with a Nigerian company.

Court Rejects ‘Fabricated Evidence’ Against Banda

[Zambia Reports]Chief Resident Magistrate Joshua Banda on Tuesday rejected Director of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito's fabricated evidence which came in the form of a photocopy letter by a Zambia Police officer.

Chirwa Suspended

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Railways Limited (ZRL) chief executive officer, Clive Chirwa has been suspended for alleged corruption in the manner he managed the national railway.

Ex-Envoy Testifies in Rupiah Banda Oil Case

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Zambia's high commissioner to Nigeria Alexis Luhila yesterday told a Lusaka magistrate's court that he used his official motor vehicle to drive a special envoy sent by former President Rupiah Banda to meet two Nigerian officials...

A Political Trainwreck At Zambia Railways

[Zambia Reports]In less than a week, the state-owned Zambia Railways Limited company went from an ambitious experiment in independent management to a political crisis prompting a corruption investigation probe and insolvency, placing into question the ...

Court Rejects Mutembo’s Evidence Against Rupiah

[Zambia Reports]Chief Resident Magistrate Joshua Banda on Tuesday rejected Director of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito's fabricated evidence which came in the form of a photocopy letter by a Zambia Police officer.

Kachingwe’s Nigeria Trips Under Scrutiny

[Zambia Reports]Information reaching Zambian Reports is that expelled Movement for Multi-Party Democracy, MMD, national secretary Major Richard Kachingwe started his dealings with the Patriotic Front soon after his recall in 2011 from Malawi where he w...

Taxi Driver Murders – No Solution in Sight?

[Times of Zambia]THE ugly pattern of the murder of taxi drivers has continued to occur at the time when operators and citizens feel the horrific acts had come to an end.

Pacra Advises Innovators, Businesses

[Times of Zambia]THE Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) has advised businesses and innovators in the country to utilise the Intellectual Property Protection (IPP) system to fully benefit from their intangible assets.

Remove Barriers for Female Entrepreneurs – – Kaseba

[Times of Zambia]FEMALE entrepreneurs in the country are overlooked and undervalued, while in many instances they have to grapple with low levels of financing, First Lady Christine Kaseba has said.

Civil Servants Must Improve

[Times of Zambia]ANY government depends on the civil service for efficient service delivery.

Chess Ace Jere Loses

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S chess ace, Daniel Jere recorded his first defeat at the on-going CUCA International Tournament before forcing a draw that saw him relegated to fifth position on the 16-player standings.

International Swimming Body Officials Expected Today

[Times of Zambia]OFFICIALS from the African Swimming Confederation (CANA) are today expected in the country to inspect the 90-Day Legacy Swimming Pool that will host the four-day Zone Three and Four Gala.

Ex-Rally Champ Tips Jassy Singh

[Times of Zambia]THREE-TIME FIA African Rally Championship (ARC) champion, Dave Sihoka, has tipped Jassy Singh to win the continental title in future following his impressive performance at the Sasol Rally held in South Africa.

We Need New Players – Kalu

[Times of Zambia]FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Kalusha Bwalya has said there is need for the country to have a new generation of players that will take Zambian football to greater heights.