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Posts published in July 2013

Kwacha Steady

[Times of Zambia]THE Kwacha was steady against the dollar on Monday in mild but balanced trading, the Zanaco daily newsletter has said.

MMD Secretariat Resumes Ops

[Times of Zambia]THE MMD secretariat that was temporarily closed on Monday has been reopened and administrative business was by yesterday going on normally.

Govt Aims to Wipe Out TB in Prisons

[Times of Zambia]DEPUTY Minister of Home affairs Alfreda Kansembe says Government is committed to eradicating Tuberculosis (TB) in prisons throughout the country.

FRA Buys 540,000 Bags of Maize

[Times of Zambia]THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has purchased more than 540, 000 bags of maize worth K35 million from farmers across the country since the commencement of the 2012/13 crop marketing season last week.

Muslim Community Fetes Vulnerable Children

[Times of Zambia]THE Muslim community in Ndola at the weekend dined with underprivileged children from different communities within the city as part of breaking their sunset fast during the month of Ramadan.

Addressing Complaints in Insurance Policies

[Times of Zambia]THERE is no qualm that numerous complaints arise from various players in the industry especially the 'less informed' policy holders.

Chief Nyamphande Backs ‘Protection’ Law

[Times of Zambia]CHIEF Nyamphande of the Nsenga speaking people of Petauke District in Eastern Province has backed Government's intention to formulate a law that bars traditional leaders from being dragged to court by their subjects.

Former MMD Minister Joins UPND

[Zambia Reports]Former Mines Minister Maxwell Mwale has resigned from the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) to join the United Party for National Development (UPND).

Kalusha Bwalya – Preaching the Right Message to Wrong People

[Zambia Reports]Football Association of Zambia Kalusha Bwalya, seemingly getting too comfortable under the wash of the blue colour spray of The Post Newspapers, let his mind running away a little when he made quite scathing comments on the leagues wher...

Embrace Online Media – Fr Samasumo

[Zambia Reports]Catholic Media communications director Fr Paul Samasumo says rather than fight online media the Zambians must embrace it as it represented the future.

PF Want to Remove ECZ Head, Charges Fr Bwalya

[Zambia Reports]Opposition Alliance for a Better Zambia has exposed a scheme by the Patriotic Front government to hound out Electoral Commission of Zambia chairperson Ireen Mambilima for being strictly adhering to the Electoral Code of Conduct.

Hamasaka Stressed Over Shifting Goal Posts By Police

[Zambia Reports]Former Evelyn Hone College lecturer Clayson Hamasaka has said he is stressed over the law enforcement agencies' continued shift of goal posts as they attempt to charge him for allegedly having links with the Zambian Watchdog.

Govt Blocks Another Website, Re-Arrests Reporter

[CPJ]Cape Town -Zambian authorities should stop blocking access to critical news websites and halt their harassment of journalists accused of working with the websites, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today after reports emerged of widening g...

BBA – Cleo Gets Her Groove Back

[Big Brother Africa]What has Cleo in such a good mood today? Could it be the fact that for the first time in weeks the Zambian cutie has not been Nominated for possible Eviction by her fellow Housemates or did she just wake up on the right side of bed?...

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.