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Posts published in “Day: July 14, 2013

Zambia, Lesotho Reach Regional Semi-Finals

[Cosafa]Hosts Zambia and Lesotho have won through to the semi-finals of the COSAFA Cup Zambia 2013 after winning their quarterfinal matches on Sunday.

Prof Ndulo Disputes Supreme Court Judgement On Mutuna

[Zambia Reports]Respected Zambian law scholar Professor Muna Ndulo has disputed the Supreme Court judgement that summarily gave powers to President Michael Sata to remove judges from office rendering its opinion a fallacy.

President Leads Cancer Fight

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday gave the nation an optimistic view, pointing to the gains the country has scored in its fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

‘Poisoned’ Munkoyo Kills 1, 6 in Hospital

[Times of Zambia]A SEVEN-year-old boy of Kanona Township in Serenje District has died, while six others from the same family are admitted in a hospital after consuming suspected poisoned traditional drink 'Munkonyo' and vegetables.

Congolese Student Jailed 4 Months for Illegal Stay

[Times of Zambia]THE Ndola magistrate court has sentenced a 21-year-old foreign student to four months in prison with hard labour for entering and staying in Zambia illegally.

Lumwana Contractor Lays Off 200

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 200 workers at Kascco Ltd, a company engaged by Barrick-Lumwana in North-Western Province have had their employment contracts terminated for what is believed to be part of the instituted cost-saving measures by mining firms.

Gas Company – Simply Gas!

[Times of Zambia]RUMOURS of their existence filtered through long before the band was unveiled and this caused great anxiety among fans in the group's home town, Mufulira.

Generating Graduates to Create Jobs

[Times of Zambia]THE observation by the Youth for Dialogue Liaison officer, Kampamba Nsofu that the dependence syndrome among Zambians will make it difficult for the country to attain meaningful development and that there was need to teach young people...

Organic Farming Takes Root in Mpongwe

[Times of Zambia]Although most Zambians may be considered poor especially in rural areas, the country itself is perceived as rich.

Nigerian Oil Firm Chief Testifies in RB Case

[Times of Zambia]FORMER deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Richard Kachingwe has testified that he was recently summoned to appear before a Nigerian investigative team in that country to answer queries regarding a crude oil contract.

Chisenga – Upcoming ICT Guru

[Times of Zambia]Chisenga Muyoya is an example of a daring young woman venturing into a male dominated field.

Masebo Prods L/Stone Residents to Unite in UNWTO Hosting

[Times of Zambia]TOURISM and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo has urged Livingstone residents to unite and work towards the common goal of facilitating a successful co-hosting of the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Gene...

State Bemoans Rise in Unlicensed Alcohol Traders

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is disturbed by the continued flouting of the law regulating sale of alcohol in the country, Local Government and Housing Minister Emerine Kabanshi has said.

Social Activist Cautions President On Arrests of Journalists

[MISA]Social activist, Laura Miti, has cautioned Zambia's President, Michael Sata, and his clique not to take the trust Zambians vested in them to govern the country for granted after State House security personnel on 9 July 2013 raided journalists' ho...

Arrested Journalist Charged With Sedition and Released On Bail

[MISA]Thomas Zyambo, a journalist suspected of having links to an online news service provider, Zambian Watchdog, has been charged with sedition. After spending over 48hrs in police custody, the journalist was released on bail late Thursday, 11 July 2013.

Namwala Receives 4,000 Bags of Fertiliser

[Times of Zambia]NAMWALA District in Southern Province has received 4,000 X 50 Kilogramme bags of D-Compound fertiliser following the recent flagging off of the 2013-14 countywide fertiliser distribution exercise under the Farmer Input Support Programm...

SCZ – Sports Ministry Link Needs to Improve

[Times of Zambia]LAST week's installment titled "Manyuchi WBC Dream Ok, But... " triggered feedback from a keen boxing fan and reader of the column, Kennedy Mufukama of Lusaka.

RDA Gets Ultimatum Over Ibex Hill Road

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has given the Road Development agency (RDA) a four-month ultimatum to ensure that works at the Ibex Hill road under the Link Zambia 8000 road project are completed.