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Posts published in “Day: July 17, 2013

The Post’s Plummeted Image

[Zambia Reports]Once upon a time The Post Newspapers used to line up a cadre of high level columnists that had people looking forward to buying the then independent publication.

ZCF Demands Cheaper Irrigation Equipment

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Cooperative Federation (ZCF) has appealed to Government to consider buying irrigation equipment for sale to small-scale farmers on subsidised prices to boost food production.

Pacers Beat Legends

[Times of Zambia]UNZA Pacers kicked off their 2013 Zambia Basketball Association (ZBA) league title bid on a high, beating Kabwe Legends in the Week One matches played at the National Sports Development Centre (NASDEC) in Lusaka.

Ndola Driver Jailed for Car Theft

[Times of Zambia]A THIRTY-FOUR-YEAR-OLD driver of Ndola has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment with hard labour after being convicted of four counts of theft of motor vehicles valued at K54,000.

ZABF to Pick Glasgow Team

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Amateur Boxing Federation (ZABF) is next month expected to pick a provisional team to represent Zambia at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games in Scotland.

‘Zambia On Course in Malaria Fight’

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is among countries in Africa that are on course to eliminating malaria, the global campaign against the disease, United Against Malaria (UAM) has said.

Stanchart Debit Card Usage Up

[Times of Zambia]STANDARD Chartered Bank Zambia has recorded a 51 per cent increase in the number of debit card transactions, head of consumer banking Sonny Zulu has said.

120 South, West Cops Drilled for UNWTO

[Times of Zambia]A TOTAL of 120 police officers from Southern and Western provinces are undergoing training in tourism policing and other technical fields in Livingstone in readiness for next month's United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) ge...

Govt Losing K16 Million in Cigarette Smuggling

[Times of Zambia]Government loses more than K16 million in tax revenue annually due to rampant smuggling of cigarettes, the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has said.

Govt to Table Information Bill in September

[MISA]The Zambian government has said that the delay to table the Access to Information (ATI) Bill in Parliament was not deliberate as it will be tabled during the next sitting in September this year after going through all necessary phases.

Zambia Sugar to Set Up Ethanol Plant

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Sugar Plc has pledged to support Government's efforts in mitigating the high cost of fuel and help create employment opportunities through the establishment of an ethanol plant in Zambia. This follows a recent announcement by th...

SME Bank, Right On Time

[Times of Zambia]THE move by stakeholders to establish a bank aimed at aiding the financially crippled Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the country, will contribute immensely to the development of the small-scale industrial sector.

Nkana Beat Mufulira

[Times of Zambia]NKANA Cricket Club beat Mufulira by 10 wickets in the Copperbelt Cricket Association (CCA) Week Nine league match to go third on the log after last weekend's matches.

Headman ‘Rapes’ Sister-in-Law, Bolts

[Times of Zambia]A VILLAGE headman in Kapiri Mposhi District has fled his home after he allegedly raped his sister-in-law, Central Province police chief Standwell Lungu has said.

Information Bill to Be Tabled in September

[MISA]On 14 July, 2013, government said it would table the Access to Information (ATI) Bill in Parliament during the next sitting of the House in September this year in order to allow the bill to go through all necessary legislative phases.

Journalists Face Defamation Charges

[MISA]Two journalists who are currently in police custody are likely to be charged with defaming Zambian President Michael Sata.

‘Kachingwe Is Not a Credible Witness’

[Zambia Reports]From the evidence Major Richard Kachingwe has adduced in court in the on going trial of Zambia's former president Rupiah Banda regarding an alleged US$2.5 million oil contract with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, it i...