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Posts published in “Day: May 17, 2013

Du Toit Dominates Zambia Sugar Open

[Times of Zambia]SOUTH African Martin du Toit shot an amazing 66 seven under par to assume sole leadership of the 2013 Zambia Sugar Golf Open on Day One with Patrick Mwendapole coming off as the best performing Zambian golfer with one-under par.

Mopani Won’t Abandon Local Suppliers – Callow

[Times of Zambia]MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM) has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting small and medium enterprises (SME) as a way to build capacity of local suppliers and contractors.

Fertilizer Price Get 100 Percent Increase

[Zambia Reports]Government has upped the price from fertilizer under the Farmer Support Input Programme by 100 percent from K50 to K100.

Sata to Launch Construction of Palabana University

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has said the Government is determined to establish a university in each of the 10 provinces of the country to improve access to tertiary education.

FIFA Donates to Sport in Action

[Times of Zambia]FIFA has, through its Football for Hope Programme, given Sport in Action (SiA), a non-governmental organisation, US$30, 000 (about KR160, 000) funding for the development of football in Zambia.

State Rejigs FRA Role, FISP

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has announced changes to the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) as well as the role that the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) will now play during the 2013/2014 crop marketing season following the removal of subsidies.

30 Injured in Chibombo Accident

[Times of Zambia]TEN people were yesterday seriously injured while 20 others sustained minor injuries when a Marcopolo bus they were travelling in overturned at Katuba area in Chibombo District after it developed a fault.

DRC Soldiers Hold 16 Zambians

[Times of Zambia]CONGOLESE soldiers are holding 16 Zambian fishermen captive for allegedly straying into that country while on a fishing expedition.

Ben Phiri’s Appointment Revoked

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has revoked the appointment of Ben Phiri as Luapula Province Permanent Secretary.

Sata Hires Muchinga Old Men to Denounce Father Bwalya

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata yesterday invited about 20 old men that claim to be freedom fighters to denounce Father Frank Bwalya who has caused the PF sleepless nights ever since he turned against them.

Road Accidents Rock Lusaka and Copperbelt

[Zambia Reports]The worrisome trend of road traffic accidents in Zambia has continued with two recorded on Thursday on the Copperbelt and Lusaka provinces.

Mulungushi University Joins UNZA, CBU in Subsidy Protest

[Zambia Reports]Students at Mulungushi University, the country's third public university, have joined in calling for government to reverse its decision to remove the fuel and maize subsidies.

Student Protests Heat Up Following Radio Broadcasts

[Zambia Reports]In attempting to address the escalating protests and riots taking place at the University of Zambia, representatives of the government took to the radiowaves, but the problem only became worse.

Supreme Court Opened a Pandora’s Box – Mulongoti

[Zambia Reports]People's Party President Mike Mulongoti says the judgment that the Supreme Court on the three suspended judges makes him wonder if the judiciary really wants the autonomy they cry for.

A Makeshift Chief Justice Is Poisonous

[Zambia Reports]Never in the history of Zambia has a Supreme Court judgment raised so much dust. In a country where such a ruling becomes an authority at law where inference is made as precedence, the outcry coming from well-meaning stakeholders is und...

Bemba Chiefs Upset With PF

[Zambia Reports]The standoff between government and Bemba chiefs in Northern Province has heightened and the latest development is that the traditional rulers have declared not to recognise Chiefs and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkandu Luo of the ruli...

Justice Minister Meets Angolan Community in Zambia

[ANGOP]Lusaka -The Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Rui Mangueira, Wednesday met with members of the Angolan community residing in Lusaka to learn about their concerns and provide them with explanations about birth registration, ID card and passpo...