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Posts published in “Day: October 10, 2013

Calls for Zambia to Pass Access to Information Bill

[OSISA]The recent regional Access to Information (ATI) conference in Lusaka started with the Zambian Permanent Secretary of Information and Broadcasting Services, Emmanuel Mwamba speaking candidly about the need to empower citizens by embracing ATI.

Sata Is Listening to Your Conversation

[Zambia Reports]Information reaching Zambia Reports and coming out of the Zambia Information Communication Authority, ZICTA, indicates that one of President Michael Sata's favorite pass times has now become listening in to telephone conversations of se...

A Healthy Nation Is a Wealthy Nation

[Times of Zambia]NO issue is more sensitive, or even troublesome, than health in a developing country like Zambia which is still struggling to have all its citizens access healthcare services.

‘Sub-Saharan Africa Struggles’

[Times of Zambia]THE African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) says the sub-Saharan African region is struggling in achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target on sanitation and has since prodded them to scale up their efforts.

KK Impressed With FQM

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Republican President Kenneth Kaunda says he is impressed with the contribution being made by First Quantum Minerals (FQM) towards the development of the country.

Follow Zamec Guide, Mwamba Advises Media

[Times of Zambia]INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary Emmanuel Mwamba says media institutions' editorial policy must not be in conflict with the Zambian Media Council (ZAMEC) guidelines.

Lusaka Golfers Take Skills Lessons to Juniors

[Times of Zambia]LUSAKA golf clubs have embarked on a junior golf sensitisation programme they have dubbed 'Golf For-All-Initiative' (GFAI) where they hope to raise kit to attract as many youngsters to the sport as possible.

Be Alert, SADC Forces Told

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA National Service (ZNS) commandant Nathan Mulenga has called on military forces in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to remain vigilant.

Pacra Warns NGOs

[Times of Zambia]THE Patents and Company Registration Agency (PACRA) has reiterated that churches and non- governmental organisations (NGOs) are not permitted to make profits for their members.

Yaluma Warns Over CDF Abuse

[Times of Zambia]MALOLE Constituency Member of Parliament (MP) Christopher Yaluma has warned against misuse of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) by committee members tasked to handle the funds.

Let’s Uphold Peace – GBM

[Times of Zambia]Mangochi -THE 10th Zambia, Malawi Joint Permanent Commission (JPC) came to a close yesterday with Zambia's Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba emphasising the need to uphold peace for the sake of development.

Ex – UCZ Accountant Denies Offerings Theft

[Times of Zambia]A FORMER accountant at Saint Andrews United Church Zambia (UCZ) accused of stealing church offerings amounting to K21, 361 yesterday appeared in the Lusaka magistrate's court on five counts of theft, uttering a false document and forgery.

Luanshya Man Jailed 25 Years for Sodomy

[Times of Zambia]A NDOLA High Court has sent a 32-year-old man of Luanshya to prison with had labour for 25 years for sodomising a five-year-old boy.

State Releases K72.8 Million CDF

[Times of Zambia]PARLIAMENT yesterday heard that Government has so far disbursed K72.8 million worth of Constituency Development Fund (CDF) to 56 constituencies countrywide.

Govt Assures Nurses

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has reassured striking nurses and midwives at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka that their plight is being addressed and has since asked them to call off the strike action.

Maximise Resources, Urges SOS Chief

[Times of Zambia]SOS Children's Villages Zambia national director Bwalya Melu has urged Zambians to maximise resources to mitigate poverty.

Walvis Bay-Ndola-DRC Link to Cut Business Costs

[Times of Zambia]CONSTRUCTION of the road from Sesheke to Ndola, linking the port of Walvis Bay in Namibia to Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), will reduce the cost of doing business and ultimately increase trade among the three countr...

Kalabo Farmers Cry for Inputs

[Times of Zambia]FARMERS in Kalabo District in Western Province have not received farming inputs for the 2013/14 crop growing season under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP).

Jani Sikazwe to Handle Algeria, Burkina Faso Game

[Times of Zambia]WHILE Zambian referees are subject of persistent abuse on the local front, the case is different at the international stage where they continue gaining recognition.

ZNBC Rakes in K12 Million TV Levies

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) has this year recorded in excess of K12 million in television (TV) levy collections.