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Posts published in “Day: May 27, 2013

Munkombwe Dishes Out K50 Notes

[Zambia Reports]Southern Province Minister Daniel Munkombwe dished out K50 notes at a political rally at Kazungula's Ngwezi area saying he was spreading the benefits of the removal of fuel and mealie meal subsidies.

Fodep Urges Peace in Feira By-Election

[Times of Zambia]THE Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has called on political parties participating in the Feira by-election next month to exhibit political maturity and desist from inciting violence.

Cricket Team Loses

[Times of Zambia]AN out of sorts Zambia yesterday lost to hosts Uganda at the 2013 International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa under-19 World Cup Qualifier (CWCQ) Divisional tournament by a staggering 141 runs.

Sports Council Upholds Basketball Body Ban

[Times of Zambia]THE Sports of Zambia (SCZ) has upheld the vote of no confidence passed on the embattled Zambia Basketball Association (ZBA) executive committee by its members and has called for elections to be held within 21 days.

Mfez Key to Economic Growth

[Times of Zambia]A conducive environment for the creation of growth and transformation of business undertakings on a sustainable basis is one of the key drivers of economic growth of a country.

Rotary Pledges to Foster Peace

[Times of Zambia]ROTARY International president Sakuji Tanaka has pledged that his organisation will continue to foster peace through service in Africa and the world over.

International Oil Prices Fall

[Times of Zambia]THE oil prices on the international market were last week poised to register the biggest weekly reduction in more than a month as crude stocks in United States near record highs.

Cutting Pepfar Will Erode Gains Made in HIV/Aids Fight

[Times of Zambia]THE persistent shortchanging of PEPFAR, the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, is one of the more significant and perplexing trends in America's global health policy.

Kalusha Praises Zambia for Namibia Goalless Draw

[Zambia Reports]With three weeks before Zambia returns to World Cup duty, Herve Renard's local boys who are seeking to make part of the June qualifiers settled for a goalless draw against Namibia.

Zambia, DRC Trade Increases – Katumbi

[Times of Zambia]TRADE between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has increased in the last six years from less than US$50 million to over $1 billion, Katanga Province Governor Moses Katumbi has said.

Globe-Trotting Kaseba in Malaysia

[Zambia Reports]The globe trotting Zambian First Lady Christine Kaseba is in Malaysia on one of her now routine international trips that have made her a rare sight in the country.

Call for Improved Water Reticulation System

[Times of Zambia]VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott has urged water utility companies, councils and other players to expedite improvement of the water reticulation system in the affected parts of Zambia.

KK’s Once-Upon Kabwe House

[Times of Zambia]MUCH has been said and documented about the Chilenje house in Lusaka which Zambia's first president Kenneth Kaunda occupied during the struggle for independence.

Expedite Works On Power Projects, Zesco Urged

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has said electricity exports can be Zambia's biggest foreign exchange earner if Zesco could work expeditiously on all its power schemes and close the 200-megawatts (MW) gap.

Govt Resorts to Ethanol Fuel

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has said it will start importing ethanol from Zimbabwe with a view to lowering the high fuel prices in Zambia.

ZRU to Raise $50,000

[Times of Zambia]THE Copperbelt Castle Sevens International Rugby tournament organising committee has pledged to raise a quarter of the US$200 000 (about KR1,1 million) budget for this year's tournament set for September.

Rabson for Mweene?

[Times of Zambia]NCHANGA Rangers goalkeeper Rabson Mucheleng'anga could finally get his break into the Chipolopolo squad after impressing coach Hervé Renard in a barren draw international friendly against Namibia.

Sata Opposes AU Proposed Tax Hike

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has opposed a new tax proposal by the African Union (AU) which seeks member States to contribute more from tourism earnings in form of ticket and hotel charges.

‘Don’t Entertain Armchair Critics’

[Times of Zambia]THE media should not entertain people maliciously opposed to the removal of subsidies on maize and fuel because the Government wants to safeguard the interests of majority Zambians, Information and Broadcasting Services Deputy Minister...