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Posts published in “Day: August 23, 2013

Kabimba’s Agent, Hapunda, Arrested for Corruption

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front Secretary General Wynter Kabimba's agent Brian Hapunda was yesterday arrested for obtaining money by false pretences to mark part of the journey of his fall from grace.

Warriors Out to Prove a Point in Zambia

[Zimbabwe Independent]The Zimbabwe football national team will not be intimidated by Zambia's pedigree when the two teams clash in the last of a two-legged Championship of African Nations (Chan) qualifier at Levi Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola tomorrow.

Tough Nut for the Chipolopolo of Zambia

[Africa Top Sports]The return of AC Milan duo Sulleu Muntari and Kevin Boateng to the Ghana Black Stars now sends signal that Ghana will not take the 2014 qualify match on a light note. Kevin Boateng who resigned from the Black Stars camp after the 201...

The PF Presidential Succession Axis

[Zambia Reports]So Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba is not eyeing the 2016 Patriotic Front Presidential ticket. Wynter Kabimba too is not thinking about contesting. Not that anyone can vote for Kabimba in any electable election but he is beginning to fall for hi...

China Education Program Improves Lives of Young Zambian Students

[Focac]Lusaka -An old Chinese adage which says "Education can change a person's fate and rejuvenate his or her country" is about to come true for 32 Zambian students who have been given scholarships to study at various universities in China.

Farewell to Castle Seven’s?

[Times of Zambia]THIS week I would like to focus on rugby despite the Zambia national team playing a decisive 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN) second round return leg qualifier against Zimbabwe in Ndola tomorrow.

Mtonga Out of Zim Clash

[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO midfielder Kondwani Mtonga has been ruled out of Saturday's Orange 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN) final qualifier against Zimbabwe for accruing two yellow cards from previous matches.

Govt Revises SNDP

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has revised the Sixth National Development Plan (SNDP) to focus on inclusive growth, rural development and job creation.

Ndola Liquor Traders Want Strict Licensing

[Times of Zambia]THE Ndola Liquor Traders Association (NLTA) has urged small-scale retailers to acquire trading licences so that their businesses are recognised as legal entities.

‘2014 Budget Should Harmonise All Policies’

[Times of Zambia]THE Government should harmonise all economic policy documents with unified objectives which should be reflected in the 2014 National Budget to bring economic benefits to all sectors, the Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) has...

‘2013 UNWTO ‘ll Be Successful’

[Times of Zambia]UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai says he is confident that the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly will be a great success.

Barotse Activist Nabbed

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Mongu have picked up a 50-year-old teacher for alleged involvement in the production of seditious material.

Govt Develops Sports Strategy

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Minister Chishimba Kambwili has said Government is formulating a strategy that will see Zambia produce world-class sports in the next 10 years.

Tanzanian Firm to Open Ginnery in Zambia

[Times of Zambia]A TANZANIAN firm has indicated its intention to set up a cotton ginnery in Zambia to provide a ready market for small-scale cotton growers in the country.

Lusaka Rugby Club Disowns Chanda

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka Rugby Club has disowned its former vice-chairperson Mubanga Chanda for criticising the current Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) executive for failing to host this year's Castle Sevens International tournament.

‘Start Chipata-Nacala Railway Line’

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has directed Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) to start operating Chipata-Mchinji-Nacala railway line.

BY Interred

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday led hundreds of mourners in paying last respects to late former Defence minister Ben Mwila.

GBM, Kabimba Differ On Sata’s Health

[Zambia Reports]The growing rift inside the Patriotic Front top leadership over concerns of President Michael Sata's health is becoming more and more public with top Cabinet ministers Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba and Wynter Kabimba publicly differing.

Lawmaker Urges PF to Address Root of Barotse Secession

[Zambia Reports]Senenga United Party for National Development Member of Parliament Mufalali Likando says government should address the root of the Barotse secessionists rather than resorting to mass arrests.

Police Reject UPND Demo Request Against Chief Justice

[Zambia Reports]The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) says it will go ahead with its planned demonstration against acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda despite police denying them permission to go ahead with their planned action.