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Posts published in July 2013

Zambia Grabs Stake in Car Rugby Tourney

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA will be among the countries that will take part in a four-nation Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) under-19 tournament to be hosted by Tunisia next month.

Nkana Maintain Winning Streak

[Times of Zambia]NKANA winning streak in the Copperbelt Cricket Association (CCA) League continued during the Week Nine matches played at the weekend when they beat Kansanshi by 45 runs to maintain third position on the log.

Matete, Zaaa in Contract Rift

[Times of Zambia]A rift has erupted between national trainer Samuel Matete and his employers, the Zambia Amateur Athletics Association (ZAAA), over a contract difference.

Six Die in Kaoma Road Horror

[Times of Zambia]SIX people have died, while 17 others were injured when a Mitsubishi Rosa bus and an Isuzu light truck collided head-on along the Mongu-Lusaka Road at Namasheshe area in Kaoma.

Mbola Eager to Join Nkana

[Times of Zambia]CHOPOLOPOLO defender Emmanuel Mbola has indicated his desire to join current MTN/FAZ Super League leaders Nkana following the expiry of his deal with Portuguese champions FC Porto.

DPP Causes Adjournment of Rupiah Banda Trucks Case

[Zambia Reports]The Director of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito caused another adjournment Tuesday July 30, 2013 in the matter Zambia's former President Rupiah Banda is charged with concealing gratification involving nine light trucks valued at K471...

Mutomolo Ceremony Explained

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA has 73 tribes and many of them have annual cultural festivals.

Successful Emerald Auction Cheers Sata

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has expressed satisfaction at the successful auction of emeralds held in Lusaka recently.

CBU Students’ Burial Today

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has provided some logistical support towards the funerals and burial of the two Copperbelt University (CBU) students who drowned in a river at Nsobe Game Camp in Masaiti at the weekend.

Discharge Me, Rupiah Banda Tells Court

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Republican President Rupiah Banda has asked the magistrate's court to discharge him on grounds that the State is not ready to prosecute him in a matter in which he is facing a charge of concealing light trucks.

Man Accused of Defiling Girl, 13, Put On Defence

[Times of Zambia]A FOURTY-FOUR-YEAR-OLD man of Lonshi Mine area near the Zambian border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been found with a case to answer for having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 13-year-old minor and making her pregnant.

Tobacco Industry – Zambia’s Emerging Income Earner

[Times of Zambia]TOBACCO has continued to be one of the most important cash crops in Zambia and contributes greatly to the country's economic development by empowering local people financially.

Rapist, 28, Jailed 25 Years

[Times of Zambia]THE Kitwe High court has sentenced a 28-year-old man to 25 years imprisonment with hard labour for raping a 64-year-old woman.

Avoid Religious Squabbles – Kenneth Kaunda

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Republican President Kenneth Kaunda says Zambians should avoid religious and political differences as this can plunge Zambia into civil unrest as experienced in other parts of Africa.

99 Graduate As UNWTO Tour Guides

[Times of Zambia]NINETY-Nine Livingstone residents have graduated as tour guides in readiness for the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly in August this year.

Investrust Unveils Investment Promo

[Times of Zambia]INVESTRUST Bank has launched a campaign dubbed the 'Invest and Win promotion' which will target both personal and small and medium entrepreneurs (SMEs) customers.

Mailoni Brothers’ Spears, Catapults Put in Museum

[Times of Zambia]SPEARS, catapults and other paraphernalia used by the slain Mailoni brothers in their seven-year period of terror have become national museum artifacts.

Govt Makes Headway On IDC

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has made significant progress towards actualisation of the Industrial Development Commission (IDC), a national strategy aimed at turning Zambia into a manufacturing hub in the Southern African region.