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Posts published in “Day: July 26, 2013

U.S. Representative Smith Convenes African Diplomatic Meeting

[U.S. House]Washington, DC -For the first time ever, a U.S. Congressional panel held an African diplomatic meeting this week featuring African ambassadors discussing security issues. Chaired by Rep. Chris Smith, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Africa, G...

Official – MMD’s Mtolo Phiri Wins Chipata Central

[Zambia Reports]The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has officially declared the Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD)'s candidate for Chipata Central Rueben Mtolo Phiri the winner of Thursday's by-election in Eastern Province.

Examination Mal-Practice On the Increase in Zambia

[Zambia Reports]The Examinations Council of Zambia has observed that the number of examination mal-practices has continued to increase with 542 cases reported during the 2012 examination session.

Lawyer Shocked With Andrew Banda’s Arrest

[Zambia Reports]Lusaka lawyer Milner Katolo is shocked with the manner the Zambia Police on Thursday dramatically bundled former President Rupiah Banda's son, Andrew, in a car and threw him in a cell at Lusaka's Woodlands Police.

Zambia Requested to Stop Blocking Access to Websites

[Zambia Reports]The following is the full text of a letter sent by the editorial board Zambia Reports to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services with regard to the recent blocking of access to news websites.

Renard Set to Quit After Ghana Clash

[Zambia Reports]Zambia's Herve Renard has all but revealed he is leaving his job after September 6 when Chipolopolo play Ghana in a 2014 Brazil World Cup qualifier in Kumasi.

Press Freedom Group Helps Circumvent Net Censorship in Zambia

[Zambia Reports]The non-governmental organisation Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has made a strong statement in favour of freedom of the press by offering several banned websites solutions to circumvent the government's efforts to block access by citi...

Zambia to Hold Four By-Elections As Polls Open

[Zambia Reports]Zambians in four constituencies across four provinces are voting for their Member of Parliament following vacancies some of which were created by the ruling Patriotic Front which seeks to garner a 106 parliamentary representative to pas...

PF Cadres Attack Chipimo, Judge Ngoma Fires Live Shots

[Zambia Reports]Opposition National Restoration Party (NAREP) president Elias Chipimo Jr has been attacked and beaten by Patriotic Front cadres during a tour in Lusaka while President Michael Sata's private body guard Judge Ngoma has fired four live gu...

By-Elections in Low Turnout

[Times of Zambia]FOUR constituencies yesterday went to the polls to elect their representatives in Parliament with all of them recording a low turnout of voters.

Fodep Seek End to Chiefs in Politics

[Zambia Reports]The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has condemned the involvement of chiefs in partisan politics saying it is in total disregard of the provisions of Article 129 of the republican Constitution.

Andrew Banda Arrested

[Times of Zambia]FORMER President Rupiah Banda's son, Andrew has been detained at Woodlands Police Station for alleged defamation of the Republican President.

50 Miners Gassed

[Times of Zambia]ABOUT 50 miners at Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) in Chililabombwe District were yesterday gassed underground from smoke that engulfed the levels at which they were working.

Improve Your Game

[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO coach Herve Renard's observation that midfielder Mukuka Mulenga and striker Reynolds 'Sate Sate' Kampamba need to up their game tempo could not have come at a better time than now, not only to the duo but to all upcoming yo...

Zambia’s Impressive Cosafa Performance

[Times of Zambia]THE impressive performance by the Zambia soccer team comprising of locally based players cannot pass without a comment.

Be Clean, Kabanshi Urges Traders

[Times of Zambia]LOCAL Government and Housing Minister Emerine Kabanshi has urged traders including street vendors to ensure that their business surroundings are clean at all times.

GBM Tips Namport

[Times of Zambia]Swakopmund -DEFENCE Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has challenged the Namibian Ports Authority (NAMPORT) to woo Zambians and business entities to use the Walvis Bay for imports and exports.

Volleyball – Zambia Beat Zimbabwe

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA kept alive hopes of qualifying to the 2014 World Volleyball Championships after beating Zimbabwe 3-2 in a five set nail-biting Zone Six Group K match played in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Yaluma to the Rescue of Mungwi Schools

[Times of Zambia]MALOLE Member of Parliament (MP) Chris Yaluma yesterday donated over 30 computers worth K130,000 to three high schools in his constituency in Mungwi District to enhance learning standards among pupils.