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Posts published in “Day: May 7, 2013

Transports Minister Leaves for Zambia

[ANGOP]Luanda -Angola's Minister of Transports, Augusto Tomás da Silva, left Luanda for Zambia for some hour visit, meant to reinforce the existing bilateral co-operation between the two countries, Angop has learnt.

USADF Pledges Continued Poverty Reduction Support

[Times of Zambia]UNITED States African Development Foundation (USADF) chairperson Jack Leslie has pledged the foundation's continued support to programmes aimed at reducing poverty in Zambia.

Golf Trainer Hails Team

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA junior golf team coach Patrick Mwendapole has hailed the performance of his players at the just ended Africa Junior Championship, saying the team has a bright future for golf in the country.

SCZ to Now Aid Affliates Effectively

[Times of Zambia]THE Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) would now be able to properly assist affiliated sport associations with financial support after Government, through the Ministry of Sports, started funding the council directly.

Kaseba Arrives in New Orleans

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Lady Christine Kaseba has arrived in the US city of New Orleans to attend the 61st Annual Collage of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist (ACOG) Conference.

Chinese Want to Help Upgrade Airports

[Times of Zambia]THE recent trip by President Michael Sata to China has started bearing fruit with a number of Chinese investors expressing interest to help Government in upgrading the country's 10 provincial airports to international standards.

Zambia to Benefit From UBA Fund

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is expected to benefit from the Impact Economy Innovation Fund (IEIF) which has been launched by the United Bank for Africa (UBA) and other entrepreneurial financial institutions to accelerate growth in the continent's emerging ...

REA Hands Over 24 Grid Extensions to Zesco

[Times of Zambia]THE Rural Electrification Authority (REA) has handed over 24 grid extension projects valued at more than KR155 million to Zesco for the power utility firm to maintain and operate them.

From Hate Speech to Jailing Gays in Zambia

[OSISA]And so it came to pass. After weeks of hate speech and 'gay-bashing' by homophobic politicians and religious leaders, two men have been arrested in Zambia for the 'sin' of being gay. Ever since Home Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu launched into his...

FR Luonde Denies Being FR Bwalya’s Ally

[Times of Zambia]ANGLICAN priest Richard Luonde says he can never be an ally of outspoken cleric Father Frank Bwalya because he wants to continue serving in God's ministry.

Two Kapiri Gays Nabbed

[Times of Zambia]TWO men in Kapiri Mposhi have been arrested for allegedly cohabiting in a homosexual relationship.

Defiler (61) Escapes Lynching

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Kitwe have arrested a 61-year-old man for allegedly defiling a girl aged 13.

Govt Against Bus Fares Hike

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is ready to dialogue with public transport operators over their proposed increase of bus and taxi fares, Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Minister Christopher Yaluma has said.

‘Great Strides’ Made in Mbandu Case – Prosecutor

[Times of Zambia]THE prosecution in the case of slain National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) student Ruth Mbandu has told a Lusaka magistrate's court that 'great strides' have been made in the case.

President Sata’s Personal Helicopter Use

[Zambia Reports]Sources with State House speaking with Zambia Reports have complained over increases instances of President Michael Sata's family improperly using government helicopters for personal travel.

Ndola Lime Workers Down Tools

[Times of Zambia]PRODUCTION at Ndola Lime Company Limited has come to a halt following a strike by close to 400 unionised workers, demanding a salary increment of 40 per cent across the board.

Let’s Administer Justice Swiftly

[Times of Zambia]THE concerns raised by some inmates at Kabwe Maximum Prison who have been in remand for many years without their cases being adjudged are genuine and deserve a hearing.

Police Seal-Off Unza As Student Set Fire in Protest

[Zambia Reports]Police in Lusaka have sealed-off part of Great East Road after University of Zambia students set fire and stoned motorists in protest of reported increase in tuition fees.