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Posts published in “Day: June 5, 2013

‘Subsidies Caused KR2.3 Billion Debt’

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is indebted to four commercial banks to the tune of KR2.3 billion arising from financing maize subsidies, Agriculture and Livestock Minister Bob Sichinga has said.

Siamunene Challenged to Drop Court Case

[Zambia Reports]Opposition United Party for National Development has challenged its expelled Sinazongwe Member of Parliament Richwell Siamunene to withdrawal his court case to prove his popularity in a by-election.

Zambian Leader Says Africa Has Been Used As a ‘Guinea Pig’

[Focac]Lusaka -Zambian President Michael Sata said Africa has been made into a "guinea pig" in the last 50 years by developed nations that pretend to help transform the continent, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Monday.

Two Kitwe Men Jailed 20 Years for Indecent Assault

[Times of Zambia]THE Kitwe High Court has sentenced two men to 20 years imprisonment each with hard labour for indecently assaulting a 16-girl-old girl who they descended on and started kissing after throwing her to the ground.

Power Dynamos Eye Chilumba, Simukonda

[Times of Zambia]EX-ZAMBIA international Tenant Chilumba and Nchanga Rangers coach Fighton Simukonda are some of the names being considered to replace dismissed Power Dynamos coach, Beston Chambeshi.

Bandits Wound Lusaka Man, Snatch KR11,000

[Times of Zambia]BANDITS in Chibombo have shot and wounded a 42-year-old Lusaka-based business executive and snatched KR11, 000 cash.

ICR Sets Deadline

[Times of Zambia]THE 2013 Inter-Company Relay (ICR) organising committee has set June 7 as deadline for registration ahead of the 15th edition of the annual event to be held on June 15 in the Lusaka Showgrounds.

Mkushi DC Explains Subsidies to Farmers

[Times of Zambia]MKUSHI District Commissioner Christopher Chibuye has embarked on sensitisation of small-scale farmers in the district on the benefits of removing maize subsidies, saying the move is not meant to punish them.

Burial for Nine UPND Cadres Set for Today As Rupiah Mourns

[Zambia Reports]The nine United Party for National Development (UPND) members who perished on Sunday night in a tragic road traffic accident after a rally in Luangwa's Kavalamanga area ahead of the Feira by-election will be put to rest today.

FNB Gives ZTTA KR9,000

[Times of Zambia]FIRST NATIONAL Bank (FNB) yesterday donated KR9,000 to the Zambia Table Tennis Association (ZTTA) towards the hosting of the sixth edition of the National Junior Championships set for Sunday at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYD...

Sata Expected Home Today

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata is expected back in Zambia today after an over 10 day excursion in Ethiopia and Japan.

CBU Gathering Backs State On Subsidies

[Times of Zambia]A COPPERBELT colloquium on subsidies convened by the Copperbelt University (CBU) yesterday overwhelmingly backed Government over its decision to withdraw subsidies on maize and fuel.

Injury Rules Out Kalaba

[Times of Zambia]AS coach Herve Renard recorded a full house yesterday, Zambia's preparations for the weekend's crucial FIFA 2014 World Cup qualifier against Lesotho suffered a major blow when influential midfielder, Rainford Kalaba was ruled out of th...

Stop Basking in 2012 Afcon Glory – Kambwili

[Zambia Reports]Sports minister Chishimba Kambwili has advised national team players to stop basking in the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations glory as they prepare for a World Cup qualifying match against Lesotho on Saturday.

Employment Service Exchange Back

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has re-established the Public Employment Service Exchange (PESE) at a cost of KR7 million to link employers to prospective employees, thereby contributing to job creation.

Cynics Hijack By-Election Subject

[Times of Zambia]IT is now evident that there are some Zambians who have decided to mislead the masses on the subject of by-elections and are steeped in self-denial.

Copperbelt Show Grows

[Times of Zambia]THE 56th Copperbelt Mining, Agricultural and Commercial Show (CMACS) in Kitwe that took place from May 29 to June 2, yet again, showed some significant levels of growth in size and stature going by the increased number of exhibitors re...

CIDRZ, MOH Set Up Cancer Centre in Kasama

[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Health and the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) has set up a cervical cancer screening unit at Kasama General Hospital.