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Posts published in “Day: July 15, 2013

Govt Protects Children Against Two Major Diseases

[GAVI]Two life-saving vaccines are now permanent fixtures on the immunisation cards of Zambia's children thanks to support from the GAVI Alliance and its partners.

Maize Dependency and Agricultural Subsidies in Zambia

[Africa Research Institute]Since 2004, Zambia has consistently cultivated more maize - the national staple - than is consumed domestically. Much of this achievement can be attributed to a government-led input subsidy programme.

Briton Acquitted, Sent to Mental Hospital

[Times of Zambia]A NDOLA magistrate's court has acquitted but sent to a mental institution a 56-year-old British national who was facing a charge of malicious damage to property.

Zero-Rate Food Products, Govt Told

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has been urged to consider zero-rating some of the food products to mitigate the increasing food prices following the recent removal of subsidies.

South Show Exhibitors Given Deadline

[Times of Zambia]THE organising committee for this year's Southern Tourism, Agricultural and Commercial Show Co-operative Society (STACCS) has told all exhibitors to have their stands ready by tomorrow.

Maid Testifies in Murder Case

[Times of Zambia]A MAID has testified in the Kabwe High Court that she heard the voice of the accused person on the night her employer Liniah Chikwala was murdered.

Sakeni Launches TV Duo-Cast Transmitter

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has launched the robust Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) Lusaka television duo-cast transmitter that will enhance quality service delivery.

Bravo Govt On New Stadium

[Times of Zambia]SO the 50,000-seater Lusaka Stadium currently under construction in our capital city will now be known as Heroes National Stadium, bravo!

Diggers Beat Buffaloes

[Times of Zambia]FOUR converted tries in the second half propelled champions 'Men At Work' Diggers to an emphatic victory over Green Buffaloes during the Week 12 Buildcon/Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) national rugby league matches.

L/Stone Facelift to Continue After UNWTO

[Times of Zambia]UPGRADING of infrastructure in Livingstone will continue even after the August 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly, Tourism and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo has said.

54 Ethiopians Convicted

[Times of Zambia]KABWE Principal Resident Magistrate John Mbuzi has fined 54 Ethiopians K100 each or 20 days simple imprisonment in default after they pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful presence in Zambia.

Canisius Banda Labels PF Leaders “Bamalukutu”

[Zambia Reports]United Party for National Development (UPND) vice president Doctor Canisius Banda says the Patriotic Front government has lost its legitimacy to govern having ascended to power on the basis of lies.

Another Murder in Lusaka!

[Times of Zambia]ANOTHER man has been brutally killed in Chilanga by unknown people who slit open his throat before dumping the body on a railway line, a week after Lusaka recorded a similar grisly murder.

4th Mining Expo On in Solwezi

[Times of Zambia]The Mining and Technical Exhibitions (MTE) will today host the fourth Mining and Technical Expo at the Royal Solwezi Hotel, Communications and marketing assistant Vikki Breytenbach announced yesterday.

Govenment Blocks Online Newspaper

[MISA]Highlighting government officials' increasing displeasure with online newspapers and social media networks in Africa, the Zambian government has blocked access to the Zambian Watchdog newspaper, accusing it of promoting hate speech.

Are Vaccines Causing More Harm Than Good?

[Times of Zambia]A NUMBER of vaccines are always taking rounds to try and vaccinate children and adults against a number of diseases. But some medical personnel still have second thoughts about these vaccines.

The Ukwa in Michael Sata

[Zambia Reports]When the Post said, Sata was Ukwa in our politics, a man never to be taken seriously, we thought that was unfair. This was way back in 2006. And we thought the man (Sata) would take an introspective look on his conduct.

By-Elections – Who Is to Blame?

[Times of Zambia]SHORTLY after the September 20, 2011 general elections which ushered into power the Patriotic Front (PF) after ousting the former ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) from its 20 years of rule, by-elections have become inevit...