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Posts published in “Day: November 2, 2013

‘Nation is Opened Up Democracy’

[Times of Zambia]INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services minister, Mwansa Kapeya says Zambia has opened up space for democratic discourse in the last two years the Patriotic Front (PF) Government has been in power.

On-Off Exodus Fight Off Again

[Times of Zambia]THE on-off Exodus boxing promotions heavyweight fight involving Joseph 'No Pressure' Chingangu and Francis 'Galagata' Zulu for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) title has been put off yet again.

Ladies Golf Thrills Start

[Times of Zambia]THE 2013 Allterrain Services (ATS) Zambia Ladies Open Amateur Match Play Championship thrills started in Ndola yesterday with the bronze and silver divisions knock-out games.

Zambians in the U.S Toast Uhuru

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIANS living in the United States on Saturday celebrated Zambia's 49th Independence Day in style by throwing parties and various activities in their respective cities.

Govt Ready to Discuss NGO Act

[Times of Zambia]VICE-President Guy Scott says Government is willing to dialogue with civil society organisations (CSOs) over the 2009 Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Act to find a lasting solution.

State Rejects KCM Job Cuts

[Times of Zambia]Government has rejected Konkola Copper Mines (KCM)'s move to lay off 1,529 workers.

Linking MDGs to Biodiversity

[Times of Zambia]Most people would say no at first. And that answer can be attributed to the fact that most Zambians are ignorant, either about the MDGs or about our natural resources, and how useful they are to our daily lives.

Sata Canes HH

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has lashed out at United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema and described his style of politics as 'destructive'.

Govt Hails Pacra

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has hailed the Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) for introducing cost-effective measures that are aimed at encouraging people who own businesses in Zambia to be formally registered.

Executives Take to Squash Court

[Times of Zambia]SO much talk about the macro-economic indicators and the coloration of the US Dollar to the Kwacha, businessexecutives would today, be taking care of another kind of business, to squeeze opponents out of business on the squash court.

Zooc Calls for Sponsors

[Times of Zambia]THE 2014 Mopani Zambia Open Organising Committee (ZOOC) has called on the corporate world to partner them in the crusade to host a successful golf tournament.

‘ Road Construction Sector Poised for Growth’

[Times of Zambia]Zambia's Ambassador to the Benelux countries and the European Union (EU) Grace Kabwe has said Zambia's road construction industry is poised for major development.

Unza Pacers Edge Cameo

[Times of Zambia]UNZA Pacers yesterday beat Cameo of Zimbabwe 58-51 to win a ticket to compete in the fifth/sixth position scheduled for today in the ongoing Zone Six FIBA Africa Club Championships.

Muz Backs Sata for Revoking Si 89

[Times of Zambia]THE Mine-workers Union of Zambia (MUZ) has thrown its weight behind President Michael Sata over his decision to revoke Statutory Instrument (SI) number 89 of 2013 which suspended export duty on unprocessed copper and other minerals.

Jubilee Pathway to New Start

[Times of Zambia]THE Jubilee celebrations flagged off on Zambia's 49th independence anniversary in Kitwe is an opportunity for Zambia's new start in order to allow a healing process to set in.

Fertiliser Scam Unearthed

[Times of Zambia]A SCAM has been unearthed in Choma in which some civil servants are conniving with small-scale farmers under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) to purchase inputs cheaply.

Super 8 Rugby Postponed

[Times of Zambia]THE inaugural Super Eight Rugby tournament, which will signal the close of the 2013 season, will now be held on November 9.

Sata Attacks Hichilema Based On 2011 Elections

[Zambia Reports]The President Michael Sata phobia for opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has continued with State House putting up another routine Hichilema statement.

Kakoma Ready to Defend Zambezi East Seat

[Zambia Reports]Former Zambezi West Member of Parliament Charles Kakoma says he is ready to defend his seat during the January 2014 by-elections.

Ex-MMD Minister Still Jailed for Barotse Fight

[Zambia Reports]Former Ng'ambela Clement Sinyinda will still have to wait longer to hear his fate after 30 of the 84 Barotse activists were released on a nolle prosequi.