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Posts published in May 2013

Environmental, Water Pollution Looms

[Times of Zambia]THOSE who have lived in Ndola for some time will recall that there was a heavy presence of a smell of rotten eggs around the bridge on Kafubu River on the Kabwe Road.

Rupiah Banda Applies for Changes in Police Bond Conditions

[Times of Zambia]FORMER President Rupiah Banda has applied to have his police bond conditions varied in both cases of abuse of corruption regarding a US$2.5 million oil deal and concealing gratification of nine light trucks, valued at more than KR470,000.

UWTO – Focus On Logistical Preps

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA and Zimbabwe have continued making progress in preparing for the co-hosting of the 20th session of the 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly.

Chillers Band Sparkles, Woos Crowds

[Times of Zambia]CHILLERS Night Club in Kitwe is fast becoming the preferred destination for weekend entertainment in town.

Court Enquires Into George Kalomo’s Prolonged Detention

[Times of Zambia]A LUSAKA magistrate's court has instituted a preliminary inquiry to establish the cause of the prolonged detention of George Kalomo, the uncle of murdered National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) student Ruth Mbandu.

Reducing Infant Deaths a Priority

[Times of Zambia]THE revelation by Community Development, Mother and Child Health Minister Joseph Katema that Zambia still ranks high in the world in terms of maternal and infant mortality rates makes sad reading.

Information Gap Factor of High Infant Deaths – Minister

[Times of Zambia]COMMUNITY Development, Mother and Child Health Minister Joseph Katema has said inadequate information has contributed to Zambia's high levels of maternal mortality rate in the world.


[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management (ZIHRM) will today hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Livingstone to usher in new council members.

The Operation Destroy GBM

[Zambia Reports]There is an active operation in the Patriotic Front government to get rid of Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba commonly known as GBM or at least destroy his character, reduce his chances and completely shatter any hopes of his silent ambition to t...

Crop Forecast Drops By 11 Percent

[Zambia Reports]The Central Statistical Office (CSO) has projected that the crop forecast for the year 2012/13 season will reduce by 11 percent.

PF Minister Threatens KCM On the Impending 2000 Job Losses

[Zambia Reports]The Zambian government has moved to coerce mining giant Konkola Copper Mines not to lay off 2000 workers or face closure so that the Patriotic Front takes over like the case with Zambia Railways Limited and Zamtel.

PF Lied to Young People On Job Creation – Howard Kunda

[Zambia Reports]Muchinga Member of Parliament Howard Kunda says the Patriotic Front government may have been forced to raise the retirement age from 55 to 65 years because they had exhausted the money to pay retirement benefits.

Zambian Grain Imports Start Trickling in

[The Herald]THE 150 000 tonnes of maize imported by Government from Zambia have started trickling in, Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation and Development Minister Dr Joseph Made has said. The grain was imported under a government-to-government ar...

ZNFU Praised for Opposing Maize Subsidy

[Times of Zambia]Lusaka -The Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) deserves a token of appreciation for its support of Government's removal of maize subsidies as the decision is in line with the farmer union's opposition to subsidising consumption.

Zesco Goalie Hails Number Two

[Times of Zambia]INJURED Zesco United goalkeeper and team captain Jacob Banda has hailed the performance of second choice goalie Brown Nyirenda who has been between the posts since March.

Japanese Firm to Set Up Fertiliser Plant

[Times of Zambia]A JAPANESE firm Tokyo Japan, has indicated its readiness to invest in a mega fertiliser production plant in Zambia.

SA Calls for Stronger Economic Ties

[Times of Zambia]SOUTH African Deputy Commerce and Trade Minister Elizabeth Thabetha has called for stronger trade ties among African nations and in particular Zambia and her country to enhance economic development.

Baby (Two) ‘Killed’, Body Parts Missing

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Kapiri Mposhi District are investigating a suspected ritual murder involving a two-year-old baby, whose body was dumped in a water well.

Renard Puzzled – Nkana Hammer Chipolopolo

[Times of Zambia]COACH Herve Renard says he finds it difficult to say anything about the Chipolopolo's loss in a friendly to MTN Premier Division leaders, Nkana on Wednesday.