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Posts published in May 2013

Russian Season Was Challenging – Lungu

[Times of Zambia]VERSATILE Chipolopolo player Chisamba Lungu has described the just-ended season at promoted Russian club FC Ural as challenging.

Hold Fire, KCM Told

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has given Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) management and the three mineworkers' unions a two-week ultimatum in which to find ways of averting the retrenchment of 2,000 workers.

Zambia’s Trade Soars

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's trade surplus has soared to KR329 million in April 2013 from KR307.2 million, making it the highest trade surplus ever recorded since January 2013.

Sata Jets Into Japan

[Times of Zambia]Tokyo -PRESIDENT Michael Sata on Wednesday night arrived in Yokohama in Japan ahead of the fifth Tokyo International Conference for Africa Development (TICAD V) meeting, which starts this weekend.

No Excuse Indeed!

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S upcoming matches against Lesotho and Sudan will make or break the Chipolopolo's quest for a place in the final round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers and subsequently gain a place at the Brazil finals.

Defiler Dad Jailed 30 Years

[Times of Zambia]THE Ndola High Court has sentenced a 36-year- old man to 30 years in prison with hard labour for repeatedly defiling his 14-year-old biological daughter.

By-Elections Inevitable – Lungu

[Times of Zambia]ACTING President Edgar Lungu has charged that by-elections are inevitable as most of them are perpetuated by opposition political parties that intimidate their Members of Parliament (MPs), compelling them to resign from their political...

MTN Bolsters Chipolopolo World Cup Campaign

[Times of Zambia]MTN Zambia has bolstered the Chipolopolo's quest to qualify for their maiden appearance at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil next year by giving the national team KR 1, 479, 000 for the 2013 calendar year.

DRC Soldiers Nab Zambian

[Times of Zambia]DEMOCRATIC Republic of Congo (DRC) soldiers are holding another Zambian captive for allegedly attempting to retrieve boats impounded last month by that country's marine authorities.

Subsidy Removal U.S. Inflation – CSO

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's inflation rate has increased by 0.5 percentage points from 6.5 per cent in April to 7.0 per cent in May 2013 following the removal of both subsidies on maize and fuel.

Abusive Teachers Face Black List

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has said teachers who sexually abuse pupils should be blacklisted from the teaching fraternity in the country.

Emotional Zahara Rocks Lusaka

[Times of Zambia]EMOTIONAL award-winning South African soul-jazz singer Zahara last Friday night put up a good show at the New Government Complex in front a sold out crowd in Lusaka.

Switch On, Govt Tells Sports Council

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Deputy Minister Steven Masumba has challenged the Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) to be more proactive in the running of sports affairs in the country.

Dormant Gemstone Licence Holders Worry Govt

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has observed that less than 10 companies in the gemstone sector are operational despite issuing in excess of 400 mining licences.

Adjustment of Retirement Age From 55 to 65 Stirs Ire

[Zambia Reports]Operation Young Vote has condemned the increase of the retirement from 55 to 65 years by the Patriotic Front government as proposed by its leader President Michael Sata.

Edgar Lungu Defends Wasteful By-Elections

[Zambia Reports]Acting President Edgar Lungu has continued to assert his authority by moving to justify the widely condemned Patriotic Front induced and costly by-election that country is holding nearly every two months since September 2011.

Shakafuswa Warns of Budget Deficit

[Zambia Reports]Former finance deputy minister Jonas Shakafuswa has warned against a huge budget deficit as it will distort the economy.

Itezhi-Tezhi-Mumbwa Road Works On Cards

[Times of Zambia]CONSTRUCTION works to upgrade the 115-kilometre Mumbwa-Itezhi-Tezhi Road from gravel to bituminous standard to link Itezhi-Tezhi and Mongu districts will start soon.

Sata in Japan

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata was expected to arrive in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, yesterday ahead of the fifth Tokyo International Conference for Africa Development (TICAD V) meeting which starts this weekend.