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Posts published in “Day: June 28, 2013

Critical Website Blocked for Four Days in Zambia

[CPJ]Cape Town -A private website that documents alleged Zambian government corruption has been blocked in the country since Monday, its editor told CPJ. The Zambian Watchdog's Lloyd Himaambo has said that the website's staff believes the authorities a...

Sata Forced to Dispute Eight-Year Term Plan

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata was last evening forced to come out of his hole and dispute Patriotic Front secret plans to alter the Republican Constitution by extending the presidential term of office from five to eight years describing his ow...

PF Is Like a Foolish Dog Barking At Flying Plane

[Zambia Reports]"It is a foolish dog, that barks at a flying plane - Bob Marley." People that are bored, have strange ways of showing it. We all know that PF is doing nothing. This is a party that behaves like an animal that chases a vehicle when it ca...

Black Friday Campaigners Vow to Continue

[Zambia Reports]The Alliance for Good Governance (AGG) has vowed to continue with the Black Friday Campaign by spreading it to various communities and churches.

FAZ Courts Ivory Coast, Togo Ahead of Ghana Clash

[Zambia Reports]The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) is planning to camp the Chipolopolo in West Africa in a country with suitable climatic conditions as Kumasi prior to the crunch 2014 Brazil FIFA World Cup qualifier against Ghana.

Livingstone Comes Alive Ahead of UNWTO

[Times of Zambia]Some local residents are of the view that they would not benefit from the prestigious conference since UNWTO General Assembly sittings are usually confined to official delegates only.

HH Loose Canon – Sata

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has distanced Government from any intentions of manipulating the draft Republican Constitution, describing such a motive as retrogressive and selfish.

Chikwanda Set for Planning, Budgeting Bill

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has launched the consultative process on Planning and Budget Policy which will culminate into the development of the Planning and Budgeting Bill.

Mapoma Is IBA Boss

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has appointed former Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Permanent Secretary, Josephine Mapoma as director-general for the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA).

Its Malawi Vs Uganda, Proteas Against Zambia in ANC Semis

[Malawi News Agency]Blantyre -South Africa proved that sometimes experience matters when they overcame a hard Uganda in the group 2 decider by 46 nets to 39 nets in a fierce encounter played at the Blantyre Youth Centre in the Africa Netball Championship.

Rugby Squad Beats Niger

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Rugby 15s squad on Wednesday beat Niger 30-20 at the ongoing Africa Cup Pool C tournament in Ivory Coast, making a remarkable recovery after losing the opener to the host nation.

Rugby Saga Regrettable!

[Times of Zambia]I WAS taken aback when I heard that eight players and some coaching staff had failed to travel to Ivory Coast for the on-going Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) Africa Cup Pool C tournament.

Stop Violence Against Scribes

[Times of Zambia]MEDIA personnel have never been enemies of anyone but friends of the people from all walks of life whom they inform and alert about happenings in society.

PS Salutes Media Over UNWTO

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has commended media houses operating in Livingstone for creating a lot of awareness on preparations for the 20th Session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly to be held in August this year.

Mwense Fisherman to Hang

[Times of Zambia]THE Ndola High Court has sentenced to death a 23-year-old fisherman of Mwense district for beating to death his friend during a fishing expedition on Luapula River.

Kazembe in Lubumbashi Tennis Open Quarters

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S tennis ace, Edgar Kazembe on Wednesday stormed the quarter-finals of the 2013 Lubumbashi Open Championship in the Democratic Republic of Congo after dwarfing local favourite, Phillipe Mwaka 2-0.

Showcase Quality Products, Trade Fair Exhibitors Told

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has urged exhibitors at the ongoing 49th Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Ndola, to showcase high quality products to attract competiveness.

Employ More Sales Persons Star Barkery

[Times of Zambia]MANAGEMENT of Star Bakery outlets in Ndola should consider employing several sales attendants to manage the influx of consumers, especially after working hours.

Candidates File Nominations for Coming By-Elections

[Times of Zambia]VARIOUS political party candidates yesterday successfully filed in their nominations to contest parliamentary by-elections to be held in four constituencies on July 25, this year.