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Posts published in “Day: November 6, 2013

New Policy to Boost Citizens’ Involvement in Development

[Times of Zambia]THE objective of decentralisation in Zambia stems from the need for the citizenry to have a stake in its local affairs and foster meaningful development which requires that some degree of authority is decentralised to provincial, distr...

Sata’s Intolerance Makes Reconciliation Call Empty

[Zambia Reports]The opposition National Restoration Party says the call for reconciliation by President Michael Sata will remain empty as long as there is intolerance in the country.

Kapeya Disowns Emmanuel Mwamba

[Zambia Reports]Information Minister Mwansa Kapeya has disowned former Information Permanent Secretary Emmanuel Mwamba saying no national licence was issued to any radio station.

Chipimo Tours Konkola Copper Mines

[Zambia Reports]National Restoration Party President Elias Chipimo has taken a tour of Konkola Copper Mines in Chingola in the wake of the imminent job losses in the Copperbelt mining town.

KCM Plans to Retrench 1500 Workers

[Zambia Reports]Over 1, 500 employees will be retrenched by Konkola Copper Mines as majority shareholder Vedanta Resources implements its three year pull out plan.

Critics Doubt ACC’s Ability to Investigate Sichinga

[Zambia Reports]The Anti Corruption Commission says it is studying allegations of impropriety on the part of Agriculture minister Bob Sichinga in the purchase of 50, 000 metric tonnes of Urea fertilizer.

Dr Kaunda Evokes Powerful Emotions

[New Era]Windhoek -Former Zambian president Dr Kenneth David Kaunda nearly reduced guest diners to tears with a repetoir of songs, which he composed for his late wife Mama Betty Kaunda who passed away in September of 2012.

Miracles Do Happen in Zambia

[OSISA]It's been a dreadful year for gay rights in Zambia with waves of homophobic hate speech interspersed with spurious arrests and public harassment of same sex couples. But last night an astonishing thing happened - the country's First Lady, Dr Chr...

Indeni Seek to Seal Final Promotion Slot

[Times of Zambia]INDENI will this afternoon be seeking to seal the final promotion spot to the MTN/FAZ Premier Division when they take on FQMO in Solwezi in their rescheduled Division One North fixture.

Parley, Germany Launch TV Project

[Times of Zambia]THE National Assembly of Zambia and the German Government yesterday launched a 2.5 million Euro project that will see the establishment of the Parliamentary Television Station and construction of constituency offices countrywide.

Will Zambia Cross Jordan?

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA today takes on 2014 World Cup playoff finalists, Jordan in an international friendly match in Doha with interim Chipolopolo coach, Patrice Beaumelle eyeing his first victory since taking charge of the team.

I Am Still Under Oath – Ex-Zaf Chief

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Zambia Air Force (ZAF) commander Andrew Sakala yesterday submitted to the court that he is under oath and cannot disclose any classified information relating to the use of the K1.5 million given to service chiefs for security op...

Kapeya Lashes Out At UPND

[Times of Zambia]CHIEF Government spokesperson Mwansa Kapeya says the United Party for National Development (UPND) should not make cheap political capital out of President Michael Sata's call for national unity and reconciliation.

‘Mwamba Erred’

[Times of Zambia]INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services Minister Mwansa Kapeya has told Parliament that his former permanent secretary Emmanuel Mwamba erred over the issuance of nationwide broadcasting licences to community radio stations.

Zambia Devoted Great Lakes Region Member – Kabimba

[Times of Zambia]JUSTICE Minister Wynter Kabimba says Zambia will continue to be an active participant in trying to find a lasting solution to the problems in the Great lakes Region, particularly the ongoing conflict in the Eastern Democratic Republic ...

Rupiah Banda Denies Graft Charges

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Republican President Rupiah Banda has pleaded not guilty to two counts of corrupt practices and concealing gratification of motor vehicles received from a Chinese company at a value of US$180,000.

Sata Swears in Evans

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday swore-in Livingstone Central Patriotic Front (PF) Member of Parliament (MP) Lawrence Evans as Tourism and Arts Deputy Minister.

Swimmers in K200,000 Shortfall

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Amateur Swimming Union (ZASU) is appealing for K200,000 to meet the K600,000 target needed to host the African Junior Swimming Championships (AJSC) to be held in Lusaka from November 28 to December 1.