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Posts published in “Day: August 21, 2013

‘Watchdog’ Case Fails to Take Off Again in Zambia

[MISA-Swaziland]Freelance journalist, Wilson Pondamali, who is suspected of having links to popular news website Zambian Watchdog, appeared in the Kabwe Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 21 August 2013, but the case failed to take off because no instruct...

Claude Le Roy Tips Zambia to Win in the 2014 World Cup Qualify

[Africa Top Sports]Formal Ghana Black stars coach Claude Le Roy has tipped the Chipolopolo of Zambia to win the match against Ghana come 6th september 2013 at the Baba Yara stadium, Kumasi. The Zambian coach Herve Renard was assistant to Claude Re loy ...

ZCTU Question Continued Ballot Printing Abroad

[Zambia Reports]The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) have questioned why ballot papers have continued to be printed outside the country when the Patriotic Front government could recapitalize Government Printers to ensure the process is done locally.

‘Watchdog’ Journalists to Appear in Court

[MISA-Swaziland]Freelance journalist Wilson Pondamali and media scholar Clayson Hamasaka are scheduled to re-appear in court within five days of each other, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) has learnt.

CHAN 2014 – Zambia and Zimbabwe Goalless!

[Africa Top Sports]Postponed last week due to lack of referees to run the game, the first leg of the playoffs for the CHAN 2014 between Zambia and Zimbabwe was finally held in Harare on Sunday.

Angola and Zambia Discuss Bilateral Cooperation

[ANGOP]Lusaka -Specialists from different sectors of Angola and Zambia started Tuesday in Lusaka, Zambia, to discuss various topics on the agenda of the 4th Session of the two countries Permanent Joint Cooperation.

Prisons Service Helping to Drive Zambia’s Industrial Sector

[Times of Zambia]IN our entrepreneurial talk this week, we look at the Zambia Prison Service's innovative move towards becoming one of the rare institutions with cacapacity to drive the industrial sector in this country, using its humane custody and qu...

FQM Generates U.S.$281.6 Million in Second Quarter

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) has generated a cash flow of US$281.6 million from its operations in the second quarter of 2013, the company's quarterly report has revealed.

Corrupt Magistrate Jailed

[Times of Zambia]A KITWE magistrate's court has convicted a local court magistrate for corrupt practices involving K1,500 and sentenced her to six months imprisonment with hard labour.

Livestock Industry Poised for Growth

[Times of Zambia]THE livestock industry is one of the key sectors which has huge potential to contribute towards Zambia's wealth creation and economic development.

UNWTO – Zambia, Zimbabwe Ready

[Times of Zambia]SINCE this is the last column before Zambia and Zimbabwe jointly host the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly we continue focusing on the event.

Employment Opportunities in Insurance Sector

[Times of Zambia]ACCORDING to the labour survey of 2008, the insurance industry which was categorised under Financial and Insurance activities contributed about eleven per cent of the formal employment which stood at about 522 thousand.

UPND Plan Demos to Press Chief Justice Exit

[Zambia Reports]The opposition United Party for National Development has written to the Zambia Police Force on their intention to hold a peaceful demonstration on the continued stay in office of Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda.

Tongue Tied – How Zambia’s Defamation Laws Silence Critics

[Zambia Reports]Seated behind his desk in Lusaka's far-flung industrial quarter, Daily Nation editor and publisher Richard Sakala looks weary, stroking his brow as his eyes jump from the television to his cell phones, and over to various staff members ...

Bruce Mwape Dumps Roan United

[Times of Zambia]COACH Bruce Mwape has dumped MTN Premier Division side, Roan United and joined Chililabombwe outfit, Konkola Mine Police.

Benjamin Yorum’s Family Take Over Funeral Arrangements

[Zambia Reports]The Patriotic Front government has backpedaled on its earlier intention to bury former defence minister Benjamin Yorum Mwila commonly known as BY at Embassy Park and opted to bury him at the Leopards Hill Memorial Park after his family ...

Livingstone is in My Chiefdom, Says Chief Sekute

[Times of Zambia]A WRANGLE is looming between Chief Sekute of Kazungula District and Senior Chief Mukuni over whose chiefdom between the two the city of Livingstone is located.

Human Rights Activist Changala Released On Nolle

[Zambia Reports]The police have continued its cat and mouse approach to dealing with politically motivated arrests by entering into Nolle Prosequis with civil rights activist Brebner Changala conditionally set free.

Agro Players Want Reduction on Fuel Vat

[Times of Zambia]STAKEHOLDERS in the agriculture sector have called for a six per cent reduction in Value Added Tax (VAT) on fuel in the 2014 national Budget, to mitigate the high cost of the commodity and help minimise operational costs.