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Posts published in “Day: October 29, 2013

Shackled By Homophobic Laws

[OSISA]October 24 marked the celebration of 49 years of Zambia's independence. Despite close to half a century of independence from Britain, Zambia still holds fast to, and claims as its own, some draconian laws inherited from its colonial masters. One...

Zambians Win 2013 Malawi Squash Open

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S Mwiinga Lengwe and Sharon Chimfwembe on Sunday emerged winners of 2013 Malawi Squash Open men's and women's titles held in Lilongwe.

Mbewe Interred

[Times of Zambia]SCORES of sports personalities yesterday gathered at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross to pay their last respects to Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) board member Ian Mbewe, who was put to rest at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Lusaka.

FAZ, Supersport Condemn Soccer Hooliganism

[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) says it will not tolerate any acts of violence during league matches and will take appropriate action once officials hand in the report of the abandoned match between Konkola Blades and Nkana on...

Assembly, Eagles Smell Promotion

[Times of Zambia]GREEN Eagles and National Assembly edged closer towards winning promotion back to the elite league after winning their respective FAZ Division One Week 31 fixtures played at the weekend.

Mufulira-Sabina Road Accident Claims One Life

[Times of Zambia]ONE person died while 18 others were rushed to hospital for treatment after a Kitwe-bound Toyota Hiace minibus overturned on the Mufulira-Sabina Road yesterday.

Zambian Breweries Malting Plant Put On Hold

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIAN Breweries (ZB) has halted the construction of the K173 million malting plant following Government's reintroduction of a 60 per cent excise duty on clear beer in the 2014 National Budget.

Govt Unveils K9.5 Million Musa Grid Project

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has commissioned the Musa I Grid Extension Project at a cost of K9.5 million in line with the Patriotic Front (PF)'s pro-poor policies.

Bank of Zambia Starts Collecting Gender-Based Data

[Times of Zambia]THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has started collecting gender-based data in an effort to help policy makers to evaluate and make informed decisions on access to finance for women entrepreneurs.

‘Bad Roads Hampering North Tourism Growth’

[Times of Zambia]THE poor state of roads and other facilities leading to tourism sites is affecting the growth of tourism sector in Northern Province, Permanent Secretary Hlobotha Nkunika has said.

NCC Wants More in Cement Industry

[Times of Zambia]AS a long-term measure to reduce and stabilise the retail price of cement, there is need for increased investment in the cement production industry, the National Council for Construction (NCC) has said.

Zambia Urged to Prepare for Green Climate Funding

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA needs to prepare adequately by putting in place all basic requirements in readiness to receive Green Climate Funding (GCF) which is anticipated to be fully capitalised mid next year.

Zambia, Mozambique Told to Fight Transnational Crime

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia-Mozambique Joint Permanent Commission on Defence and Security has been urged to enhance its cooperation in fighting transnational crimes such as illegal migration, money laundering, smuggling, drugs and human trafficking.

Zambia to Face Pharaohs

[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has secured two international friendly matches for the Chipolopolo against Jordan and seven-time African champions Egypt next month.

Nevers Off Mark, Says Kapeya

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has castigated opposition MMD leader Nevers Mumba and civil rights activist Brebner Changala over their attacks on first Republican president Kenneth Kaunda for his statement during Independence Day celebrations in Kitwe.

New SI Revoked

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has with immediate effect revoked Statutory Instrument (SI) number 89 of 2013 which suspended export duty on unprocessed copper and other minerals.

Muwana Is New Information PS

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has appointed Wamunyima Muwana as Permanent Secretary in the Information and Broadcasting Services Ministry taking over from Emmanuel Mwamba who was chastised for issuing nationwide broadcasting licences to two p...

Sata Canes Scott

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday castigated Vice-President Guy Scott for 'glorifying' the importation of used motor vehicles into the country.

Ndola Are Bowling Champs

[Times of Zambia]NDOLA Bowling Club on Sunday put up a splendid performance to dethrone Nchanga as the Zambia Bowling Association (ZBA) Mixed Fours champions, winning by eight shots in the final match.