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Posts published in “Day: May 28, 2013

Strengthening U.S. Investments in Women’s Global Health

[CSIS]In March 2013, a delegation led by the CSIS Global Health Policy Center met with the first lady of Zambia, Dr. Christine Kaseba Sata, in Lusaka. As an obstetrician and gynecologist, Dr. Kaseba Sata has championed women's health issues, and she ad...

PF Lose By-Election Bid

[Zambia Reports]The Supreme Court has upheld the election of United Party for National Development Kaoma Central Member of Parliament Carlos Antonio.

Council Workers Unpaid For Three Months

[Zambia Reports]Council workers across the country have gone for three months without pay and are threatening to down tools.

CSOS, Bus Drivers Vow to Go Ahead With Subsidy Demos

[Zambia Reports]Eleven Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and bus drivers say they will go ahead with their planned demonstration against the removal of maize and mealie meal subsidies after writing to the Zambia Police Force last week.

‘SA Keen to Balance Trade With Zambia’

[Times of Zambia]THE South African Government has pledged to work closely with Zambia in creating a trade balance that will open up opportunities for Zambians to set up companies in that country's mining and agro processing sectors.

Lumwana MFEZ to Relocate

[Times of Zambia]THE Government is in the process of amending Statutory Instrument (SI) Number 51of 2010 which will facilitate relocation of the Lumwana MFEZ, Commerce, Trade and Industry Permanent Secretary Stephen Mwansa has said.

Immunisation Reduces Child Mortality

[Times of Zambia]IMMUNISATION against vaccine-preventable diseases is essential for the attainment of Millennium Development Goal four on reducing child mortality by two thirds by 2015.

Spare Miners, ZCTU Urges KCM

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) says it is unacceptable for Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) to consider offloading 2,000 workers when the Government is working hard to create jobs for citizens against a backdrop of high levels of...

Teens At Higher Risk of STIs

[Times of Zambia]The physical changes that occur at pubescence are responsible for the appearance of the sex drive.

Teens At Higher Risk of STIs

[Times of Zambia]The physical changes that occur at pubescence are responsible for the appearance of the sex drive.

Zambia’s Cricket World Cup Appearance Hangs in Balance

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's 2013 cricket world Cup appearance chances were yesterday dealt a huge blow when the under-19 team lost by 254 runs in a rain-affected match against Uganda played at Kyambogo Cricket Oval in Uganda.

Lack of Materials Delays Kabwe Road Works

[Times of Zambia]THE delay in the completion of road rehabilitation in Kabwe is due to the non availability of materials and change of the designs, Road Development Agency (RDA) director for road construction and rehabilitation Charles Mushota has said.

Ireland Pledges KR8,900,000 for GBV Fight

[Times of Zambia]IRELAND has pledged more than KR8,900,000 towards the joint programme between the Zambian Government and the United Nations (UN) on gender-based violence (GBV) which will be provided over a four-year period.

Five UPND Cadres Want Another Magistrate to Handle Case

[Times of Zambia]FIVE United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres charged with disorderly conduct have accused a Lusaka magistrate, Lameck Ng'ambi of bias in the manner he is handling their case and have since asked him to transfer the matter t...

Riotous Students to Bear Costs

[Times of Zambia]ACTING President Edgar Lungu has said students from the University of Zambia (UNZA) and other colleges will now have to bear costs from their bursaries due to riotous behaviour to compensate any damaged property.

Teenager Denies Killing Her Baby

[Times of Zambia]AN EIGHTEEN-year-old girl appearing in court for allegedly murdering her newly born baby has maintained her innocence, saying she did not know that the baby would be born after she went to answer a call of nature.

HRC Hails Pardon of Prisoners

[Times of Zambia]THE Human Rights Commission (HRC) has commended President Michael Sata for commuting 113 death sentences to life imprisonment and for pardoning 615 prisoners on the commemoration of Africa Freedom Day.

Zambians Safe After Oklahoma Tornado – Envoy

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIAN Ambassador to the United States Palan Mulonda has commended the Zambian community in Oklahoma, USA for supporting the Embassy in the aftermath of the recent tornado by ensuring that all Zambians in the area were safe and accoun...

Pray for Me, Minister Asks Church

[Times of Zambia]DEFENCE Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has appealed to the Church and the people of his constituency to pray for him as he serves in Government and represents them as Member of Parliament(MP).