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Posts published in August 2013

Cleric’s Death Saddens Sata

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has learnt with profound sorrow the passing away of Roman Catholic Church Cardinal Medardo Mazombwe.

Media Wins Govt Kudos Over UNWTO Coverage

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambian Government has paid tribute to the media for the wide coverage of the just ended United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly and urged practitioners to sustain tourism reporting.

Two Kabwe Men Jailed for Life

[Times of Zambia]THE Kabwe High Court has sentenced two men to life imprisonment, one of them for brutally killing his wife who he buried in a shallow grave.

Uphold Liato’s Sentence-DPP

[Times of Zambia]DIRECTOR of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mutembo Nchito has urged the Lusaka High Court to sustain a two-year jail sentence slapped on former Labour minister Austin Liato by the subordinate court over the K2.1 million which was buried at ...

Ericsson, Zamtel to Trial 4G LTE at UNWTO

[CIO]Ericsson and Zamtel have agreed to demonstrate their capability to deliver state-of-the-art 4G mobile communications technology in a live Zamtel mobile communications network, for the first time in Zambia during the 20th edition of the United Nati...

ZIFA Can Learn a Thing or Two From Football Association of Zambia

[The Herald]DESPITE their national team being knocked out of the African Nations Championships by the Warriors, the Football Association of Zambia believe their counterparts at Zifa can take a leaf from their experience to try and turn around the natio...

ZCTU Backs Laz On Chibesakunda

[Zambia Reports]The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has backed the decision by the Law Association of Zambia to challenge the continued stay in office of acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda.

Zambia Needs a People-Driven Constitution Now

[OSISA]Frequent constitutional changes that are driven by executive interests rather than the will of the people are undermining democracy and political participation in Zambia, according to a newly launched discussion paper.

African Press Review 30 August 2013

[RFI]Kenya's police get a grisly parcel. A Mombasa widow practices relationship diplomacy. Zambia destroys gallons of banned hooch. And SA criminals find dope in TVs.

ZAF Major Arrested Over Govt Trophy

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) has arrested a Zambia Air Force Major and a Private in Mfuwe for allegedly being in possession of Government trophy.

Corridor Group in Lusaka

[Namibia Economist]The Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) hosted an information session held in Lusaka, Zambia earlier in August to improve awareness of the benefits of utilizing the Walvis Bay - Ndola - Lubumbashi Development Corridor (WBNLDC) via the P...

Like in Livingstone, Street Vendors Must Go

[Times of Zambia]THE Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has urged delegates to the just-ended 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly to become worthy ambassadors of Zambia and his country's tourism.

ZAMAA Hosts BEEs Karate Tourney

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Martial Arts Association will this weekend host the BEES individual karate championships at the Italian School in Lusaka where clubs from across the country are expected to take part.

Good to Be Back – Chintu

[Times of Zambia]DEFENDER Chintu Kampamba says he is delighted to be back into the Chipolopolo squad, following his recall for next Friday's Brazil 2014 World Cup Group D qualifier away to Ghana.

Chipolopolo Begin Preparations

[Times of Zambia]AS the Chipolopolo kick off preparations for arguably the most important assignment this year - the decisive FIFA 2014 World Cup qualifier against Ghana, midfield ace, Rainford Kalaba believes pressure will be on the Black Stars in the...

Rifai Re-Elected UNWTO Secretary General

[Times of Zambia]UNITED Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Secretary General, Taleb Rifai was on Wednesday re-elected for a second term which ends in 2017.