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Posts published in “Day: May 13, 2013

Handballers Secure Malawi Friendly

[Times of Zambia]THE Handball Association of Zambia (HAZ) has secured an international friendly against Malawi next month to help the national girls' team prepare adequately for the 2013 Under-18 Africa Junior Cup qualifiers slated for Congo Brazzavill...

Nkana Five Clear

[Times of Zambia]NKANA restored their five-point lead at the helm of the MTN-FAZ Premier League table after beating Zanaco in an exciting Week Eight encounter on a day big guns, Power Dynamos and Green Buffaloes tumbled.

NCZ Employs 100 Workers

[Times of Zambia]NITROGEN Chemicals of Zambia (NCZ) has engaged 100 more employees and produced 15,000 tonnes of D-compound fertiliser meant for the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) .

Sata Triggers Standoff With Bemba Chiefs

[Zambia Reports]There is a standoff between President Michael Sata and Bemba Chiefs following Sata's decision to de-gazette senior Chief Mwamba of Kasama district.

Kitwe Market Struggles With Crime

[Zambia Reports]Marketeers at Chisokone Market in Kitwe have complained against rampant crime, filth and lawlessness in the city's biggest trading place.

Kabimba Cash Donation in Feira Raises Concern

[Zambia Reports]Opposition Movement for Multi Party Democracy vice president Michael Kaingu says he finds it strange that Patriotic Front Secretary General Wynter Kabimba made a Kr 25, 000 at a church in Feira Constituency where a by-election is looming.

Is Justice Prevailing in Zambian Courts?

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIAN court cases at whatever level always start on a high as interested parties and other sympathisers flock to the courts to witness the proceedings of the cases.

Benson Simbeye: Man From the Roots

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIAN legend Benson Simbeye cannot be ignored in the recognition of local stars, especially those that traversed the East African music circuit in the 1960s through to the 70s and popularised the Nairobi twist in Kenya.

Wildlife: Ode to Bush Pigs

[Times of Zambia]THE huge bristly carcass of the bush pig boar was strung up by its hind legs. Its stomach sliced open, the entrails removed, then allowed to bleed for most of the morning.

Mines Must Pay More

[Times of Zambia]WE have already lamented the low rates Zambia gets from its copper earnings, but new revelations that of the US$10 billion copper exports in 2011 the Government revenue was a paltry 2.4 per cent forces us to once again demand that we g...

‘Invest More in Africa’s Economic Diversification’

[Times of Zambia]Cape Town -AS the 23rd World Economic Forum on Africa closed here on Friday, participants called for more investments into Africa and economic diversification to build buffers against adverse internal and external conditions.

Matete’s Appointment Welcome

[Times of Zambia]IT is important to give praise where due and one such is the engaging of former Zambian champion and Commonwealth Gold medalist, Samuel Matete.

Supreme Court Narrowly Allows Tribunal That Can Fire Judges

[Zambia Reports]In what was regarded as a crucial decision for the future of Zambia's judiciary, today the Supreme Court issued a narrow and ambiguous decision allowing President Michael Sata the discretion to form a special tribunal chaired by the Mal...

Court Hearings Open On Second Rupiah Banda Case

[Zambia Reports]Zambia's Former President Rupiah Banda appeared in court today for the first hearings on the second set of charges he is facing from the government following the removal of his immunity this past March 15.