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Posts published in “Day: October 3, 2013

Batoka Project to Ease Power Shortage

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA and Zimbabwe have several existing power stations on the Zambezi River which are shared by the two countries.

Mutembo Nchito’s Pathetic Record!

[Zambia Reports]Years ago when Director of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito was just getting started in the Zambian criminal underworld, he arrived at the Lusaka Magistrates Court armed with his lawyer's case and note book to nail then public enemy n...

Nurses in Western Province Go On Strike

[Zambia Reports]Nurses and Midwives in Western Province have gone on strike labeling the recent salary increment a mockery.

Potential of Youths With Disabilities

[Times of Zambia]LAST week, the column discussed how the Duke of Edinburgh Award has changed the lives of four disabled students, and as a follow-up to that topic, Winston Muleba Junior, a regular contributor to this column, has since contributed a det...

WaThiong’o Urges Africa to Embrace Local Languages

[Times of Zambia]AS we celebrate the country's independence golden jubilee next year when Zambia will clock 50 years there is need to reflect on the challenge posed by Ngugi wa'Thiongo's during a public lecture he delivered recently.

Lusaka Water On Drive to Inspire Wise Water Usage

[Times of Zambia]LUSAKA Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has embarked on a number of major projects aimed at improving its service delivery to clients in its catchment area.

Absentee Ministers Force Parley Adjournment

[Times of Zambia]PARLIAMENTARY proceedings were on Wednesday evening cut short after the House could not form a quorum as several Cabinet ministers were not present.

Muna Singh Junior Vies for FIA Academy Spot

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S Muna Singh junior is among the competitors vying for a place at the 2014 Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) Institute Academy that will bring together the best drivers from across the world.

‘Club Brands Should Resonate With Fans’

[Times of Zambia]FOOTBALL administrators attending the 2013 Soccerex African Forum have been urged to come up with brands that resonate with their fans.

Maamba on Fire

[Times of Zambia]A TWENTY-FOUR-YEAR-OLD woman of Maamba has been gruesomely murdered in what is suspected to be a ritual killing in which the victim's private parts and part of her left breast were removed.

KCM Introduces Electronic Access System

[Times of Zambia]KONKOLA Copper Mines (KCM) has implemented the access control, time and attendance system introduced in 2011.

PS Urges Active Online Presence of Public Media

[Times of Zambia]INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary Emmanuel Mwamba has challenged public media institutions to be innovative and register a strong online presence to give credible information to the public.

Kawambwa Gets Fisp Fertiliser

[Times of Zambia]KAWAMBWA district in Luapula Province has so far received 5,490 by 50 kilogramme bags of D Compound fertiliser under the 2013 Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP).

TIZ Want Malupenga Nailed

[Zambia Reports]Transparency International Zambia wants a speedy investigation to the probe into alleged corrupt practices by former Information Permanent Secretary Amos Malupenga over the K210 million digital migration scandal.

CCZ Slams Fake Prophets

[Times of Zambia]THE Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has condemned the behaviour by some people claiming to be prophets and are allegedly swindling people out of their money and cattle as a form of payment after conducting 'healing' prayers.

Stockpiles Choke Kansanshi

[Times of Zambia]Copper production at Zambia's largest copper producing mine is facing a looming threat as stockpiles of unprocessed concentrates rise due to inadequate treatment facilities in the country, a company official said on Monday.

Mopani Extends Lifespan With U.S.$1.3 Billion Investment

[Times of Zambia]MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM) will invest an additional US$1.3 billion in world-class operating assets at Mufulira and Nkana mines whose lifespan will be extended by 25 years.

Stuttering Nkana Held

[Times of Zambia]NKANA'S hopes of overtaking Zesco at the summit of the MTN-FAZ table were shattered after they were held to a barren draw by a struglling Forest Rangers side.

Water Utilities Apply for Tariff Adjustment

[Times of Zambia]SIX commercial water utilities have applied to the National Water and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) for an upward adjustment of tariffs.