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Posts published in “Day: October 24, 2013

British Students Arrive in Zambia to Help Build School

[ACNS]St Mary's Calne, a leading British independent boarding and day school for girls based in Wiltshire, has sent fifteen A Level and GCSE pupils and two members of staff to Zambia to help build a school in Chama, one of the remotest districts based ...

Mazembe Trio Given U.S.$20, 000 Each

[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO star players, Rainford Kalaba, Nathan Sinkala and Stoppila Sunzu have landed themselves US$20, 000 (about K106,000) each as winning bonuses despite missing TP Mazembe's 1-0 win over Stade Malien in the CAF Confederation Cup...

UPND Denounces Mandevu Attacks By Ruling Party Cadres

[Zambia Reports]The United Party for National Development UPND vice president for politics Dr Canisius Banda says acts of violence and threats being waged on UPND members in Mandevu will not deter the will of the people to bring change in the 2016 elec...

Katumbi Rewards Zambian Trio With U.S.$15, 000 Each

[Zambia Reports]Congolese giants TP Mazembe will pay Rainford Kalaba, Stopilla Sunzu and Nathan Sinkala full winning bonuses in excess of $15, 000 despite missing last Saturday's home CAF Confederation Cup match against Stade Malien.

CBU Students Threaten Class Boycott

[Zambia Reports]The Copperbelt University students have threatened to go on class boycott following the delayed payment of their meal allowances.

Uhuru Messages Pour in

[Times of Zambia]MESSAGES of congratulations have started flowing in as Zambians today celebrate the 49th Independence Anniversary.

Govt Shelves 10 Percent Mineral Duty

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA, Africa's largest copper producer, has suspended the 10 per cent duty which was slapped on the export of unprocessed copper and several other minerals in raw form for one year.

Stanbic Donates to Squash Body

[Times of Zambia]STANBIC Bank Zambia yesterday donated K10,000 towards the hosting of the Zambia Squash Association (ZSA) executive fundraising tournament slated for November 2 to 3 at the Pamodzi Hotel in Lusaka.

Zambian Volleyballers in Mixed Fortunes

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA kicked off her campaign for a place at the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Women World Cup finals on a contrasting note, winning the opening game before suffering a defeat in the second match.

LAZ Loses Public Order Act Bid

[Times of Zambia]THE Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has lost a bid in which it was challenging the constitutionality of some provisions of the Public Order Act (POA).

Police On Alert for PF Uhuru Chaos

[Zambia Reports]The Zambia police say they are look to counter any form of political chaos during today's Independence Day celebration.

Tennis Big Guns Put On Bye

[Times of Zambia]DEFENDING champion Edgar Kazembe and last year's runner-up Martin Dzula were yesterday put on bye as the 2013 First Quantum Minerals (FQM) Zambia Open Tennis Championship got underway in Lusaka.

Work Hard – Sata

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has called for hard work as Zambians reflect on the values and principles of the spirited men and women who fought for the country's Independence.

Whistle-Blowing Teacher Sacrificed Over Leakage Scandal

[Zambia Reports]Pressure has forced the Secondary School Teachers Union to suspend its Kitwe District chairman Evans Chisanga for calling for the nullification of the 2013 grade 12 examinations due to widespread malpractices.

Sirleaf Congratulates Zambia On 49th Independence

[New Dawn]President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a Congratulatory Message to the Government and People of the Republic of Zambia on the occasion marking the 49th Independence anniversary of that country.

Independence Celebrations Meaningless – Hichilema

[Zambia Reports]Opposition United Party for National Development President Hakainde Hichilema has insisted that he will not attend the Independence celebrations as there is nothing to celebrate.

Two Journalists Suspended in Zambia, One Chooses Early Retirement

[MISA-Swaziland]The following Media Alert was prepared by MISA-Zambia. Contact Jane Chirwa at for more information. Times of Zambia has suspend News Editor Enock Ngoma and Chief Reporter Kaiko Namusa over a missing document that ...

RTSA Targets Wanting Driving Schools

[Times of Zambia]THE Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) will start shutting down driving schools that are not adhering to the provisions of the law.