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Posts published in “Day: May 22, 2013

Saying Bye (elections) to Democracy in Zambia

[OSISA]Zambia's ruling Patriotic Front (PF) party came to power in 2011 with 60 members of parliament, just five more than the losing Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD) - and well short of an overall majority in the 150 seat National Assembly. Si...

Changing Environment in the Zambezi River Basin

[SANF]Climate and human pressure on resources are significantly changing the environment in the Zambezi river basin, as illustrated in a new 2012 publication, the Zambezi River Basin Atlas of the Changing Environment.

Zambia, Finland Seal Social Protection Deals

[Times of Zambia]FINLAND has given Zambia about KR100 million for two bilateral grants on implementation of the social cash transfer programme and poverty reduction budget support in the Sixth National Development Plan (SNDP).

Lusaka Bus Drivers, Cops Clash

[Times of Zambia]BUSINESS came to a standstill on Freedom Way in Lusaka yesterday when angry bus drivers and their sympathisers blocked the road with a stationary bus, concrete blocks and tree branches in protest against police officers' alleged assaul...

Sports Council Helps Cricketers

[Times of Zambia]THE Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) has given the Zambia Cricket Union (ZCU) KR25,000 for the 2013 International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa U-19 Cricket World Cup qualifiers (CWC) Division1 tournament to be held in Kampala from the Ma...

Kenyan Gets Four Years in Jail

[Times of Zambia]A KENYAN has been sentenced to four years in prison with hard labour for harbouring and concealing eight Somalis and two children that entered Zambia illegally.

Media Should Explain Benefits of Subsidy Removal – PS

[Times of Zambia]INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary Amos Malupenga has urged the media to play an active role in ensuring that members of the public are well-informed about benefits of the subsidy removal on maize and fuel.

75 Heads of State to Attend AU Summit

[Times of Zambia]ABOUT 75 Heads of State and Government officials are scheduled to start arriving here to attend the 21st Africa Union (AU) summit, which coincides with celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the continental body.

Death of Multichoice Managers Saddens SCZ

[Times of Zambia]THE Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) has said it is saddened by the demise of two senior MultiChoice Zambia managers in a road traffic accident on Sunday evening. SCZ spokesperson, Smart Mwitwa in a letter addressed to MultiChoice Zambia...

Kambwili Launches Cosafa Advert

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Minister Chishimba Kambwili has said hosting this year's edition of the COSAFA Senior Challenge Cup is a pre-requisite towards Zambia's ambition of staging the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Kabanshi Counsels Unza, CBU Students

[Times of Zambia]ACTING Education Minister Emerine Kabanshi has appealed to students in higher learning institutions to dialogue with Government to resolve problems amicably.

MMD Suffers Another Blow – Nalumango Defects

[Times of Zambia]THE opposition MMD has suffered another setback with former Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Mutale Nalumango defecting to the United Party for National Development (UPND).

U.S Envoy, WB Back Subsidy Removal

[Times of Zambia]UNITED States of America Ambassador to Zambia Mark Storella says the recent removal of the maize subsidy in Zambia is justified because both the Government and farmers could have suffered serious financial repercussions in future had t...

Andrew Denies Soliciting Fratelli Locci Cash

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Republican President Rupiah Banda's son, Andrew says the US$25,000 and other money paid to AB Logistics was for his company for the services rendered to Fratelli Locci SRI Limited.

Rodrick Kabwe Injured

[Times of Zambia]DEVELOPMENTAL national team new call-up midfielder Rodrick Kabwe is a doubtful starter for this weekend's international friendly match against Namibia in Windhoek after he picked up a knock in training yesterday.

Whyte Fails to Break Zambian Jinx

[The Herald]ZIMBABWE'S motor rally champion driver Jamie Whyte failed to break the Zambia International Rally jinx when he once again came up short in the tough three-day event which ended in Lusaka on Sunday.

Injuries Haunt Renard’s Local Team With Rodrick Kabwe Doubtful

[Zambia Reports]Zanaco midfielder Roderick Kabwe is a doubt for Saturday's international friendly against Namibia after limping off the pitch during the local national team players' training this morning at Nkoloma Stadium.

Don’t Demonise New Political Parties – Unza Don

[Zambia Reports]University of Zambia don Dr Eusten Chiputa says there is no need to demonize former ministers who are forming political parties as it is their democratic right.

‘Zambia, DRC Should Fight Border Crime

[Times of Zambia]Lubumbashi -ZAMBIA and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) should come up with a solution to smuggling and trans-border crime that are undermining peace and security of the two neighbouring countries, Defence Permanent Secretary Ros...

Former Daily Mail Boss Pleads With Court

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Zambia Daily Mail deputy managing director Davis Mataka yesterday pleaded with the court to accept his explanation over the absence of his defence lawyer, Sunday Nkonde and grant him the last adjournment.