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Posts published in “Day: May 16, 2013

Gay-Supporting Politician Under Fire

[Times of Zambia]ROMAN Catholic priest-cum-politician Frank Bwalya has been roundly condemned for announcing that he would allow homosexuality if voted as Republican President in 2016.

Sosala Sorry, Submits to Presidential Order

[Times of Zambia]HENRY Sosala, whose recognition as Senior Chief Mwamba has been withdrawn, has accepted Government's decision and tendered a public apology to President Michael Sata over the confusion surrounding the Lubemba chieftaincy.

Kaseba Calls for Closer Unicef, Zambia Ties

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) should sustain a good working relationship and ensure various health challenges are tackled, First Lady Christine Kaseba has said.

Zalco Starts Copper Cathode Production

[Times of Zambia]ZALCO Limited, a local manufacturing company based in Kabwe, has commenced the extraction, processing and production of copper into cathodes, rods and copper electric cables under the Industrial Copper Park.

Maamba Power Plant Will End Load Shedding, Says Veep

[Times of Zambia]THE 600 megawatts Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL) thermal power plant currently under construction in Sinazongwe will bring load shedding to an end once the first phase is operational next year, Vice-President Guy Scott has said

Zimba Denies Assaulting Wife

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Home Affairs minister in the MMD Government Newstead Zimba has appeared in the Lusaka magistrate court and denied assaulting his 48-year-old wife, Naomi.

Subsidy Removal for Good of Zambians – Sata

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has assured Zambians that the removal of fertiliser subsidies is aimed at distributing national resources to equally vital sectors of the economy and to improve living standards of the people.

Zamtel Unveils Samsung Galaxy S4 On Zambian Market

[Times of Zambia]ZAMTEL yesterday unveiled the fourth generation Samsung Galaxy (GALAXY S4) series of mobile phones, which are expected to meet the business and personal communication needs of Zambian customers.

TIZ Backs Supreme Court Ruling On Tribunal

[Times of Zambia]TRANSPARENCY International Zambia (TIZ) executive director Goodwell Lungu has welcomed the judgment involving the three judges who are being probed for alleged professional misconduct.

ZRA Strike Is Sign of Despondency, Says Narep

[Zambia Reports]Opposition National Restoration Party (NAREP) has issued a statement on the strike at the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) stating the situation is part of the signs of despondency that has rocked the country.

University Protests Escalate

[Zambia Reports]For several months now students at the University of Zambia have engaged in frequent protests and clashes with police over the conditions at the institution, raising some worries that the situation may escalate beyond control.

Over 1, 000 Miners Lose Jobs

[Zambia Reports]Over 1,300 miners have lost their jobs in Chingola and Chililabombwe over the last five months.

Magande Says Zambia Slipping Into Dictatorship

[Zambia Reports]National Movement for Progress (NMP) president Ng'andu Magande says Zambia is slowly slipping into a dictatorship under the Patriotic Front.

PF Youths Issue Threats to Opposition

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front youths on the Copperbelt have promised to unleash terror on the opposition party leaders for constantly criticizing President Michael Sata.

Father Bwalya Offers SA Apology for Guy Scott’s ‘Sins’

[Zambia Reports]Alliance for a Better Zambia (ABZ) president Father Frank Bwalya has apologized to the South African government on behalf of the Zambian people for remarks made by Vice President Guy Scott that branded the South Africans "backward" and ...

Zambia Facing Shortage of HIV Medications

[Zambia Reports]The Network of Anti Retroviral Users of Zambia is perturbed at the current shortage and rationing of the life-prolonging drugs used for treatment of HIV-positive citizens.