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Posts published in “Day: June 25, 2013

Nation Reacts to ZNS Killings

[Zambia Reports]Following the killing of two land protesters by officers of the Zambia National Service, a number of opposition figures and civil society organizations have issued statements demanding justice and expressing outrage over the use of viol...

PF and the Opposition

[Zambia Reports]Zambia's former ruling party the Movement for Multi-Party Democracy, MMD, has just lost another parliamentary seat through a by-election.

Chipenzi Invites Bus Drivers to Join Black Friday

[Zambia Reports]Alliance for Good Governance (AGG) secretary general Macdonald Chipenzi has welcomed bus drivers who have planned another protest this Friday if they are not happy with the behaviour of the Patriotic Front government to join the Black F...

Zambeef to Lay Off 1,500 Employees

[Zambia Reports]About 1,000 Zambeef employees will lose their jobs after the company came under fire for allegedly supplying harmful meat products in what is believed to be a political smear campaign launched by Patriotic Front chief propagandist Fred ...

Kabimba Linked to RDA Kick-Backs From China Firm

[Zambia Reports]Justice minister Wynter Kabimba is another government official from the ruling Patriotic Front government dubiously benefiting from deals with Chinese construction companies.

PF Induced By-Elections Gobble K100 Billion

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata's induced parliamentary by-elections have so far gobbled close to a whopping K100 billion, a development that forced the Head of State to issue a hurried statement at the weekend claiming the country had about US ...

Masebo Admits Planting PF Cadres At Kampasa Funeral

[Zambia Reports]Chongwe Member of Parliament Sylvia Masebo has admitted that Patriotic Front cadres were planted at the funeral house for a gunned Kampasa area resident where mourners and a journalist were harassed.

U.S. Commends Zambia

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is making significant efforts in eliminating human trafficking, the United States (US) Department of State's 2013 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report has noted.

OMCs Blamed for East Fuel Shortage

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has attributed the fuel shortages in some districts of Eastern Province to alleged failure by Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to transport enough stocks to the region.

Kabwe Fraudster Nabbed

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Kabwe have apprehended a 49-year-old Radian Stores manager who has allegedly been on the run for more than two months.

CBU Owes KR266 Million Statutory Contributions

[Times of Zambia]THE Copperbelt University (CBU) owes KR266.5 million in statutory contributions as at October 2012, the Auditor-General's report on parastatals has revealed.

Expert Spells Out Malnutrition Effects

[Times of Zambia]A Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) specialist has revealed that 45 per cent of Zambia's children have a deficiency in intellectual progress due to malnutrion.

Livingstone Street Naming On Cards

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA) director deneral Margaret Mudenda has said the tendering process for the naming of streets and numbering of houses in Livingstone has started.

‘Judge Musonda Can Go’

[Times of Zambia]ACTING Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda has accepted the resignation of Judge Philip Musonda raising questions whether the Judge is entitled to his life terminal benefits following his resignation.

Rich Cultural Diversity Key to Tourism

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA should harness the rich cultural diversity to promote tourism in the country, Tourism and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo has said.

Sex Scandals Rock Church

[Times of Zambia]THE Church has come into the spotlight not for all the good reasons, it has been marred by sex scandals with reports of brothers duping sisters all in the name of prophecy and defilement cases occurring right in the grounds of worship.

Poultry Sector Records Surplus

[Times of Zambia]THE Poultry association of Zambia(PAZ) has recorded a surplus of KR145,000 for the year ended December 31, 2012

Man to Hang for Murdering Sons

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has sentenced a 39-year-old man of Chipata, to death for burning to death his two sons after a quarrel with his wife.

FQM Engages Govt Over ZEMA Issue

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) has engaged Government over an environmental protection order slapped on the mining giant by the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA), last month.

‘Work Together to Reduce Malaria’

[Times of Zambia]STAKEHOLDERS in the health sector in Kalulushi have been urged to work relentlessly in an effort to put all malaria interventions in place to mitigate the impact of the killer disease in the district.