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Posts published in “Day: August 30, 2013

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.

Mufulira Man Jailed 20 Years for Murder

[Times of Zambia]A NDOLA High Court has sentenced a 21-year-old man of Mufulira to 20 years in prison with hard labour for beating to death a 12-year-old boy with a brick, while he was high on marijuana.

UNWTO Delegates Happy

[Times of Zambia]SOME delegates to the 20th Session of United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly say the event has brought Zambia's tourism attention to the rest of the world.

Lumwana Reinstates 43 Suspended Workers

[Times of Zambia]FORTY-THREE of the 71 Barrick Lumwana employees, who were early this month dismissed in connection with the pornographic film that was detected on their company's computers, have been reinstated.

David Phiri Lusaka Challenge Rugby Tourney Kicks Off

[Times of Zambia]THE 2013 David Phiri Memorial Lusaka Challenge rugby tournament that has attracted two teams from Zimbabwe kicks off this afternoon in the Lusaka Show grounds.

Lubinda Adds ‘Faint’ Voice to Succession Battle

[Zambia Reports]Kabwata Member of Parliament Given Lubinda has stealthily added his voice to the succession debate in the Patriotic Front by saying it is a very sickening topic.

Mutati Alarmed By PF Position On Mine Bail Out

[Zambia Reports]Former Commerce Minister Felix Mutati says he is alarmed by the Patriotic Front government's pledge to bail out mining firms in the wake of a slump in Copper Prices.

Formation of PF NGO Condemned

[Zambia Reports]The newly formed Patriotic Front Non Governmental Organization has been roundly condemned by members of the civil society.

East Maize Scam Unearthed

[Times of Zambia]A SCAM has been unearthed in which some Food Reserve Agency (FRA) officials are conniving with briefcase business executives to divert maize meant to be sold to FRA designated market places.