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Posts published in “Day: July 30, 2013

Standing Up to Malnutrition

[Times of Zambia]MALNUTRITION has continued to be the major killer of not just children under the age of five, but all age groups.

Online Media – Under Attack and On the Attack

[ThinkAfricaPress]Under Michael Sata, online media has filled a gap for critical news in Zambia. Officials are hitting back with arrests, charges and the jamming of websites.

PF Go for Taima After Solwezi East Defeat

[Zambia Reports]The Patriotic Front (PF) in Lusaka has demanded that former Solwezi East Member of Parliament Richard Taima exculpates himself or leaves the ruling party over allegations that he de-campaigned the PF in the Solwezi East by-election whic...

PF Youth Wing Join ECZ Onslaught

[Zambia Reports]The Patriotic Front has unleashed its youth wing on the Electoral Commission of Zambia with level party functionaries taking turns in attacking the elections body for having censured the ruling party for breaching the Electoral Code of ...

Court Reserves Ruling On Tribunal Legality

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has reserved ruling on whether the tribunal instituted to probe the professional misconduct of recently resigned Supreme Court Judge Phillip Musonda should proceed or not.

All Set for Southern Africa Judges Forum

[Times of Zambia]ALL is set for this year's Southern Africa Chief Justice Forum (SACJF) conference and annual general meeting to be held in Livingstone.

Four Zawa Officers Arrested for Murder

[Times of Zambia]FOUR Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) officers have been arrested in connection with the drowning of two Nsumbu fishermen on Lake Tanganyika in Nsama District of Northern Province.

Mwale Joins UPND

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Mines minister in the MMD Government, Maxwell Mwale has officially defected to the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND).

Court Throws Out Mumba’s Plea to Have Kabimba Summoned

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka magistrate's court has dismissed an application by MMD leader Nevers Mumba to have Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba summoned to show cause why he should not be cited for contempt of court.

Govt Tackles ARVs Shortage

[Times of Zambia]RATIONING of anti -retroviral drugs (ARVs) in health centres countrywide will continue until Government receives a new consignment expected in about two weeks time.

Man Faints After Court Jails Him

[Times of Zambia]A FORTY-EIGHT-YEAR-OLD man of Kapiri Mposhi yesterday collapsed after the Kitwe High Court sentenced him to 40 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling his girlfriend's 10-year-old daughter.

Killings – Has Life Lost Value?

[Times of Zambia]THE alarming wave of heinous killings that have continued to rock the nation remain a great source of concern and need to be stopped urgently before the situation completely gets out of control.

73-Year-Old Lundazi Man Killed

[Times of Zambia]A SEVENTY-THREE year-old man has allegedly been murdered in Lundazi District of Eastern Province, while in Mkushi, a 30-year-old woman has been stabbed to death in unexplained circumstances.

Massive Opposition Margins Send Panic in PF

[Zambia Reports]The massive margins recorded by the opposition in Thursday polls in which they won three of the four by-elections has sent panic waves in the ruling Patriotic Front camp.

Ken Mukosa Inches Closer to Rally Title

[Times of Zambia]MONZE-based Ken Mukosa is just five points away from being crowned national champion after he won the weekend's Fringilla rally to extend his lead at the helm of the drivers' standings to 20 points.

Zanaco to Disburse K500 Million Agro Loans

[Times of Zambia]ZANACO Bank Plc will this year disburse more than K500 million worth of agricultural loans that will also benefit small-scale farmers, head for customer services and brand management Chana Musakanya has said.

Reflections On Lusaka’s 100 Years

[Times of Zambia]Lusaka's centenary has provided an opportunity to explore contributions by what were referred to as African townships from which national leaders and prolific writers emerged.

Opinion – the Untold Story

[Zambia Reports]Congratulations to the Movement for Multi-Party Democracy, MMD, for retaining the Chipata Central Parliamentary seat in Eastern province caused by the nullification by a compromised Judiciary under acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakund...

Slain Chingola Woman’s Family Demands Justice

[Times of Zambia]THE family of a slain Chingola woman, Angela Chipulu who had her private parts removed in a suspected ritual killing, has appealed to law enforcement agencies to bring the culprits to book.