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Posts published in “Day: October 31, 2013

New TB Technology May Be Ready for Clinics

[Health-e]New research has shown that rapid GeneXpert tuberculosis (TB) test improves access to TB diagnosis and treatment, and may be ready for South African clinics.

Opinion – Sata’s House of Comedy

[Zambia Reports]Listening to President Michael Sata on Monday morning throw tantrums before television cameras, recorders and notebooks, it was very clear why those around him despite their dread for him have managed to prevent him from holding a natio...

Chipimo Predicts Fate of Foi Bill

[Zambia Reports]National Restoration Party President Elias Chipimo says it is unlikely that the Freedom of Information Bill will be tabled in parliament under the Patriotic Front government.

Sata Uses and Dumps Emmanuel Mwamba

[Zambia Reports]Emmanuel Mwamba's eventful stay in the civil service has been wound up after President Michael Sata retired him today.

UPND Notifies Police for Kanyama Rally

[Zambia Reports]The opposition United Party for National Development has written to the Zambia Police to hold a public rally in Lusaka on Sunday.

Zambia, Jordan Friendly Put Off

[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has cancelled the international friendly match against Jordan that was set for November 3 in Amman because of the crucial phase the MTN Premier Division League has reached.

Govt to Build Sports Varsity

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Minister Chishimba Kambwili has said he will soon travel to China to meet the owners of CNMC Luanshya Copper Mines (CLM) over the release of the sports complex in Luanshya which Government intends to turn into a sports university.

Mwamba Retired

[Times of Zambia]PERMANENT Secretary at Cabinet Office, Emmanuel Mwamba has been retired in national interest.

Nipa Wins Kudos From Sata

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata says the National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) has significantly contributed to the development of government systems that are essential to national development.

Indeni Stocks 55 Million Litres Fuel

[Times of Zambia]INDENI Petroleum Refinery in Ndola has stocked up about 55 million litres of fuel as contingency stock ahead of the facility's 45-day planned shutdown to pave the way for routine maintenance works next month.

Zawa Bans Aerial Mining Surveys

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) has suspended aerial mining surveys in Mweru Wantipa National Park in Luapula Province, which were scheduled to be undertaken by a mining company.

Witness Testifies in Kasonkomona Case

[Times of Zambia]A POLICE officer has told the Lusaka magistrate's court that he apprehended Paul Kasonkomona and handed him over to his superiors because he allegedly promoted gay rights on Muvi television.

Zambian Road Firms On Trade Mission in Netherlands

[Times of Zambia]TWENTY Zambian road construction firms composed mostly of small- and medium-scale contractors are in the Netherlands on a matchmaking mission aimed at creating business ties with Dutch road construction firms.

Nakonde Man, 60, Shot Dead

[Times of Zambia]A SIXTY-year-old man of Nakonde District in Muchinga Province has been shot dead by unknown people on suspicion that he was practising witchcraft.

‘Don’t Get Trapped in Early Marriages’

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has advised pupils not to be trapped in early marriages but to study hard as their future depends on education.

Kitwe Toasts Uhuru in Style

[Times of Zambia]COPPERBELT province, Kitwe in particular toasted the 49th Independence celebrations in grand style with Republican President Michael Sata who was accompanied by First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba gracing the occasion in the mining town.