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Posts published in “Day: May 26, 2013

Mining Consultant Advises African Countries

[Times of Zambia]A LONDON-BASED mining consultant has said African countries should encourage appropriate incentives for value addition in mineral production activities to grow their economies.

Man Jailed Seven years for Stealing Pigs

[Times of Zambia]A LUSAKA magistrate's court has jailed a 28-year-old man to seven years imprisonment with hard labour for stealing five pigs while his co-accused person has been slapped with a sentence of 18 months.

Addressing HIV/Aids in Solwezi

[Times of Zambia]IN recent memory, Solwezi has witnessed an influx of people from all over and that has taken a toll of the town's social life.

Dad Not Aware of Taxi Driver Murder Suspects’ Arrest

[Times of Zambia]KENNETH Chandhla, the father of the murdered taxi driver, Vincent, has said he has not been informed about the arrest of the three suspects and was still waiting for feedback from the police on details of the brutal murder of his son.

L/Stone to Host International Cultural Arts Festival

[Times of Zambia]RENOWNED Masai Warriors from Kenya are next month expected to be among global artistes who will participate at the first ever Livingstone International Cultural Arts Festival to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of David Liv...

Miners Brace for Job Cuts On the Copperbelt

[Zambia Reports]There is growing anxiety among miners on the Copperbelt following an announcement that there will job losses from the Konkola Copper Mines (KCM).

Sata Booed At AU, Rages On

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata was booed at the African Union (AU) meeting when addressing youths attending the event at the margins of the conference after spontaneously breaking into uncoordinated commentary.

Justice Minister Accused of Lying to U.S. On Human Rights

[Zambia Reports]Zambia's Minister of Justice Wynter Kabimba, who also serves as secretary general of the ruling Patriotic Front party, has been accused of spreading misinformation to the media in response to the annual Country Report on Human Rights Pr...

Guy Scott Claims Subsidy Removal Is MMD Problem

[Zambia Reports]Vice President Guy Scott has accused the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) of being the actual master minder of the first stage of removing subsidies on essential commodities of fuel and maize.

Bus Drivers Join Black Friday Protests

[Zambia Reports]Bus drivers says they will ground their buses from 05:00 hours to 10:00 hours next week in solidarity with the protagonists of the Black Friday campaign against the removal of subsidies.

Samsung Donates to Inter-Company Relay

[Times of Zambia]SAMSUNG Electronics Zambia Plc has donated 10 Wi-Fi digital cameras to the Inter-Company Relay (ICR) organising committee to be awarded to the winners in the 10 heats of the 100 metres chief executive officer's (CEO) Samsung Challenge ...

Subsidy Removal Debate Cuts Across Class

[Times of Zambia]A MIDDLE-aged man sitting on a wooden stool eating beans on a sizeable plate bought at K2 from a braii stand at Anzac Arms Bar on Lumumba Road in Lusaka engages his lunch-mates on his thoughts regarding the scrapping off of fuel and ma...

Dangers of Malaria During Pregnancy

[Times of Zambia]MANY, if not most, readers are familiar with malaria. It is one of those diseases the general populace takes for granted, not least of all because it is a disease of antiquity.

Zesco Stun Buffaloes

[Times of Zambia]ZESCO United yesterday came from a goal down to stun Green Buffaloes and cut Nkana's lead at the helm of the table to just two points after the exciting MTN-FAZ Premier League Week 10 clash played in Lusaka.

Sata Defends Kenyatta

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has defended his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta, saying that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has no jurisdiction to prosecute him over alleged crimes against humanity.

‘My Life-Changing Story’

[Times of Zambia]THIS week I am happy to speak to Felix Simulunga and I hope this story will inspire and encourage you our readers.