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Posts published in “Day: August 8, 2013

PF Stuck With Chikopa Tribunal

[Zambia Reports]The Zambian government is stuck after High Court judge Florence Lengalenga halted the Judge Lovemore Chikopa tribunal that was constituted to investigate the three judges.

I Will Trounce UPND in Sinazongwe, Claims Siamunene

[Zambia Reports]Expelled United Party for National Developmet Sinazongwe Member of Parliament Richwell Siamunene seems to be psyching himself for losing the Sinazongwe seat and has said that the people are behind him in accepting a ministerial job in t...

State Restates Support to Mining Firms

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT says it is sympathetic with the mining companies over operational challenges they are facing emanating from rising production costs and will do everything possible to prevent any of the firms from closing.

Castle 7’s Rugby Tourney Postponed Again

[Times of Zambia]THE 2013 Castle Seven's rugby tournament that was scheduled for September 7-8 in the Lusaka Show grounds has been put off for later, again.

Cop Behind Chipata Heist

[Times of Zambia]A POLICE officer in the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has been linked to the K195,000 cash robbery that took place in Chipata recently.

Chess Star Leaves for Norway Tourney

[Times of Zambia]FIDE Master (FM) Gillian Bwalya is this evening scheduled to leave for Norway ahead of the World Chess Championship slated for August 10 to September 5 in Tromso.

Journalist Granted Bail, Released

[MISA]A few days after the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) called on Zambian police authorities to release freelance journalist, Wilson Pondamali, from jail, the scribe has been granted bail.

Sports Admin Course On

[Times of Zambia]A NON-governmental organisation (NGO), the Zambia Institute of Sport (ZIS) has developed an accreditation system aimed at teaching sports administrators with a view of professionalising the industry.

Saving Mines Means Saving Jobs

[Times of Zambia]WITH hundreds of thousands of young Zambians entering the labour market each year, it becomes a major concern when big companies that are expected to absorb some of these young people complain about operational challenges.

Malian Nabbed for Peddling Cocaine

[Times of Zambia]A MALIAN national has been apprehended in Lusaka's Matero Township for allegedly trafficking in cocaine.

Chipata-Lundazi Road Completion to Boost Economic Development

[Times of Zambia]THE condition of most Government buildings such as schools, health centres, offices and roads has greatly remained poor over a period of time mainly due to the lack of maintenance, neglect and failure to meet set targets.

Ministry Takes Malaria Fight to Livingstone Hotels

[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Health has embarked on a mosquito spraying exercise in all seven official hotels that will host delegates to the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly this month.

Wedding Horror!

[Times of Zambia]FIVE people, who were returning from a wedding party in Mukonchi area of Kapiri Mposhi District died on the spot, while seven others are nursing serious injuries in hospital after a minibus they had boarded overturned.

PF Still Popular – Kambwili

[Times of Zambia]YOUTH and Sports Minister Chishimba Kambwili has termed as wishful thinking assertions that the Patriotic Front (PF) had lost popularity.

K5 Million Kitwe CDF Goes Begging

[Times of Zambia]ABOUT five million Kwacha Constituency Development Fund (CDF) meant for the implementation of various developmental projects in Kitwe District is lying idle in a commercial bank.

Public Media Case At Cabinet Office – Kapeya

[Times of Zambia]INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services Deputy Minister Mwansa Kapeya has said Government is aware of the problems the public media institutions are facing and his ministry has since written to cabinet office to seek redress.

Govt, AfDB Ink K100 Million Deal

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed a loan agreement amounting to K100 million for livestock infrastructure support.

All Set for Mkaika, Malambo, Petauke Nomination Filing

[Times of Zambia]ALL is set for filing of nominations for the forthcoming parliamentary by-elections in Mkaika in Katete District, Malambo in Mambwe District and Petauke Central in Petauke District in Eastern Province.

Embrace ICT, GBM Tells Defence Forces

[Times of Zambia]DEFENCE Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has called on the defence force in the country to embrace Information and Communications Technology (ICT) as it is a function of command for operational tasks.

Radian Stores Manager Jailed

[Times of Zambia]THE Kabwe Magistrate's court has convicted and sentenced a Kabwe-based Radian Stores manager to three years imprisonment with hard labour after he pleaded guilty to 86 counts of obtaining money by false pretences and one count of theft...