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Posts published in “Day: October 12, 2013

Chuumbwe Goes for GBM Using Chikwelete

[Zambia Reports]In the never ending Patriotic Front drama Provincial chairman Geoffrey Chuumbwe has announced the suspension of District chairperson Robert Chikwelete who was endorsed by President Michael Sata.

Govt Proposes Two-Year Wage Freeze

[Times of Zambia]Government has proposed a two-year wage and recruitment freeze in the public sector, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has announced.

Chikwanda Unveils K42 Billion Budget

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda yesterday unveiled the 2014 National Budget of K42.68 billion with economic growth targeted above seven per cent.

Nurses’ Strike Spreads to Ndola, Kitwe and Kabwata

[Zambia Reports]The Alliance for a Better Zambia has urged the government to intervene in the on-going strike in the health sector before it spreads to the rest of the country.

Residents Reject Kambwili’s Land Grab in Luanshya

[Zambia Reports]Residents of Luanshya are upset about the recent takeover of the Luanshya golf course by Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili, which they view as a suspicious abuse of power.

Hichilema Issues Fresh Chibesakunda Ultimatum

[Zambia Reports]The United Party for National Development have given acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda 15 days in which to vacate her seat or face mass action against her.

UNZA Re-Opening in Limbo

[Zambia Reports]The commencement of the 2014 University of Zambia calendar is still uncertain following government's delay to give its position on bursaries for the first year students.

Sata Wants End to PF Squabbles

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata says the on-going endorsement campaigns are embarrassing him.

Mob Torches Suspected Wizard

[Times of Zambia]A FIFTY-Two-year-old man in Kalulushi has been burnt to death on suspicion that he was practising witchcraft.

Nation Toasts Day of Girl Child

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday joined the rest of the world in commemorating the Day of the Girl Child with activities taking place across the country.

52 Lab Technologists Graduate From Ndola

[Times of Zambia]FIFTY-TWO laboratory technologists yesterday graduated from Ndola College of Biomedical Sciences with Health Minister Joseph Kasonde reiterating Government's commitment to increasing the number of health personnel in the country.

Breastfeeding HIV Infections Worry Kaseba

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Lady Christine Kaseba has said it is now estimated that half of all episodes of HIV transmission to children occur during the breastfeeding period.

2014 Budget Growth-Oriented

[Times of Zambia]THE 2014 National Budget presented to Parliament yesterday has invariably set the pace for a robust development agenda anchored on critical sectors of the economy, namely agriculture, construction, tourism, manufacturing and mining.

Maamba Murder Suspect in Court

[Times of Zambia]THE key suspect in the gruesome murder of a 24-year-old woman of Maamba in Sinazongwe yesterday appeared in the Choma magistrate's court.

Muslim Families Feud Over Mosques

[Times of Zambia]A religious difference among a Sunni Muslim family in Zambia has broken out with one group going to court to seek an injunction restraining family believers (Meem family) from entering and worshipping from two mosques alleging that the...

Mama Waluse Gives Hope to Kitwe Orphans

[Times of Zambia]TO pick what the Lord Jesus Christ said: "When I was hungry you gave me something to eat, when I was in prison you visited me and when I was homeless you gave me shelter now enter into the home of my father... ", and direct it to 67-ye...

Shadowy Party Within PF Exposed

[Times of Zambia]FURTHER revelations about a parallel structure in the Patriotic Front (PF) have surfaced after an interim president for the 'Fourth Republic' believed to be a new party within the ruling party structures resigned from the grouping.

Four Mental Patients Killed in Ndola

[Times of Zambia]FOUR elderly people suffering from mental illness and other disorders have been killed this year in Ndola for allegedly practising witchcraft.