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Posts published in “Day: July 11, 2013

Two Journalists Held

[MISA]The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia is concerned with the unlawful confinement of two journalists, Mr Clayson Hamasaka and Mr Thomas Zyambo, who were picked up in the early hours of this morning, 9 July 2013, by the Zambia Police...

New Lusaka Stadium Name Opposed

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIANS have expressed divergent views on the naming of the 60,000-seater Lusaka Stadium under construction as Gabon Disaster National Heroes Stadium.

M’membe Forces Judiciary to Threaten Chief Justice Critics

[Zambia Reports]The Lusaka High Court has threatened to lock up anyone criticizing acting Chief Justice Lombe Chisbesakunda for her clear and open bias in pleasing the ruling Patriotic Front government and President Michael Sata.

Newstead Sues Wife

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Cabinet minister in the MMD government Newstead Zimba has sued his wife, Naomi and applied for an interim injunction to restrain her from accessing all the three bank accounts and from interfering with their two properties.

Malawi, SA Arrive

[Times of Zambia]MALAWI have arrived in the country ahead of the quarter-final match against title holders of the Confederations of Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) Senior Challenge Cup, Zimbabwe.

Ininocent Mwansa Kasuba: Bahati Boy With Soccer Skills

[Times of Zambia]LAST week I sauntered into Mansa in Luapula Province again, and heard how Don Bosco has innovatively conscripted young boys and girls; giving them various practical skills as well as livelihood matching the adage -all work and no play ...

Flames Jet Into Lusaka

[The Herald]ZIMBABWE'S Cosafa Cup quarter-final opponents Malawi flew into Lusaka yesterday as momentum continued to gather towards the tournament's potentially exciting knock-out stages which kick off here on Saturday afternoon.

Sakeni Defends Illegal Detention of Journalists

[Zambia Reports]As expected the Zambia Police have not released one of the detained journalists Thomas Zyambo on instructions from State House while another Clayson Hamasaka was let go but remains under the radar.

Panos Condemns Journalists Harassment

[Zambia Reports]Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf) has documented nearly 10 incidents in which journalists have come under threat to President Michael Sata's dictatorial regime in the last six month.

Judiciary Warns Detractors

[Times of Zambia]THE Judiciary will take legal action against people making unwarranted attacks on acting Chief Justice and other officers within its ranks.

Grain Traders’ Body to Buy 500,000 Tonnes of Maize

[Times of Zambia]THE Grain Traders Association of Zambia (GTAZ) will spend K650,000 to purchase at least 500,000 tonnes of maize for domestic consumption in the 2012/13 crop marketing season.

AFDB to Provide Funds for Great Lakes Port

[Times of Zambia]THE Africa Development Bank (AfDB) has said it has financial resources to assist with the expansion project of four ports in the Great Lakes region which includes Mpulungu harbour in Zambia.

Should Abortion Be Legal in Zambia?

[Times of Zambia]"AT least 42 million pregnancies are terminated annually globally and 95 per cent of these are done in developing countries," says a Lusaka-based medical doctor who adds that in Zambia, abortion is too criminalised.

Superleg Sets Aside K108 Million for Copper Plant

[Times of Zambia]SUPERLEG Zambia Limited has earmarked more than K108 million as capital investment in the setting up of a copper processing and refining plant which is expected to create at least 300 employment opportunities for Zambians.

Kwacha Still Under Siege

[Times of Zambia]A SLIGHT retracement of Kwacha yesterday was seen as the day closed at K5.49-5.51, Standard Chartered Bank daily brief has said.

Dandy Crazy Put On Defence

[Times of Zambia]RENOWNED musician Moses Wesley Chibambo popularly known as 'Dandy Crazy' has been found with a case to answer for allegedly unlawful use of property.

Zesco Reduces Time Frame for Power Installation

[Times of Zambia]ZESCO Limited has reduced connection of power supply to a standard warehouse from the previous 117 days to less than 90 days of the client's application.

7 Die in Ndola Car Crash

[Times of Zambia]SEVEN people have died on the spot while three others sustained injuries after the motor vehicle they were travelling in overturned several times in Ndola.