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Posts published in “Day: April 28, 2013

High Court Grants FQM Injunction Against Zesco

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has granted Kalumbila Mine of Solwezi an injunction to restrain Zesco from engaging a Chinese company to construct a power line from Lusaka to the mine.

Zambia Thump Namibia in Sevens Opener

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA took off to a bright start yesterday by embarrassing experienced and internationally renowned Namibia 17-5 in the opening match of the Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) Africa Cup International Sevens tournament in Mombasa, K...

Report Calls for Tougher Measures to Fight TB

[Times of Zambia]THIS week, I received an article from Citizen News Service written by Bobby Ramakant, Citizen News Service - CNS. I was happy because this article is on efforts being made to reduce TB, one of the killer diseases especially to people l...

Govt Assures On Free Press

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has assured that it will continue creating a conducive environment for a free, independent and professional media in the country.

Shamenda Takes ZCTU to Task

[Times of Zambia]LABOUR and Social Security Minister Fackson Shamenda has ordered the Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) to give an explanation on why the institution shunned the commemoration of World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

Cops Intensify Patrols At Lusaka MFEZ

[Times of Zambia]THERE is a heavy presence of police at the Lusaka Multi-facility Economic Zone (MFEZ) land and National Park Number 20 where unknown people have gone on rampage selling land to unsuspecting members of the public.

Paz View Correct

[Times of Zambia]THE Poultry Association of Zambia (PAZ) executive manager Mathews Ngosa perhaps has a valid point when he says there is no law in Zambia which prevents foreign nationals from engaging in poultry farming.

PF Youths Condemn HH

[Times of Zambia]PATRIOTIC Front (PF) youths in Lusaka have joined other individuals and organisations in condemning United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema for disrespecting Vice-President Guy Scott.

Man Divorced for Attempted Suicide

[Times of Zambia]THE Matero local court has dissolved the marriage of a 33-year-old man of Lusaka's Lilanda Township who had attemped to commit suicide on grounds that he could not provide for his family.

Lusaka Residents Cry for Play Parks

[Times of Zambia]LUSAKA residents have appealed to the Lusaka City Council (LCC) to put up play parks in residential areas as one way of keeping children busy when they are not attending school.

Citizens Deserve a Presidential Press Conference

[Zambia Reports]According to a widely circulated memo from Garries Wamundila, a Zambian journalist, the media community should band together during the upcoming World Press Freedom Day on May 3 and demand that that the Patriotic Front government of Pre...

UPND Poised to Win Lukulu, PF Takes Kapiri

[Zambia Reports]The ruling Patriotic Front has maintained its marginal lead in the Kapiri Mposhi by-election and remain certain to win the poll while the opposition United Party for National Development is all but winning the Lukulu West by-election.

Bandits Snatch Car, Cash

[Times of Zambia]ARMED robbers have stolen a Toyota Land Cruiser and KR10,000 cash from two people in Petauke's Fairview Township.

Soldier Taken to Task Over Military Combat

[Times of Zambia]THE Kabwe High Court last week took to task a Kabwe-based soldier for appearing in court dressed in military gear and threatened to lock him up for disrespecting the court.

Roan Blunt Blades, Nkana Still Top

[Times of Zambia]'STYLISH' Roan United yesterday sliced Konkola Blades chance of going top of the MTN-FAZ Premier League thanks to a second half goal that saw Nkana continue leading the log going into their week six encounter today.

20 Years On – Soccer’s Darkest Day

[Times of Zambia]TODAY marks precisely 20 years since the demise of the Zambia soccer team on the eve of April 28, 1993.

Heroes Honoured

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia and Zimbabwe developmental squads this afternoon renew their rivalry when they meet to mend fences in rather unfamiliar circumstances as the nation commemorates 20 years of the Gabon air disaster at Nkoloma Stadium.

Jere, Tembo Lose Final Cuca Chess Games

[Times of Zambia]INTERNATIONAL Master (IM) Daniel Jere and Women Fide Master (WFM) Epha Tembo concluded their CUCA international chess championship in Angola on a bad note losing their final round games in their respective categories.