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Posts published in “Day: November 20, 2013

Masumba Sentenced to One Year Imprisonment

[Zambia Reports]The Lusaka magistrate court has sentenced Sports deputy minister Stephen Masumba to 1 year inprisonment with hard labour.

Sata Off to Mansa

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata is today expected in Mansa to drum up support for Patriotic Front candidate in Friday's by-election Chitalu Chilufya.

Masebo Probe On

[Times of Zambia]ACTING Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda has appointed a tribunal to probe Tourism and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo for alleged misconduct.

BRE Avails Land for Mwandi District

[Times of Zambia]THE Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) has given a 10 kilometre x 20 kilometre piece of land to Government for infrastructure development in the newly-created Mwandi District in Western Province.

DPP Stops Chirwa’s Case

[Times of Zambia]DIRECTOR of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mutembo Nchito has discontinued court proceedings against former Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) chief executive officer (CEO) Clive Chirwa.

What Is Key Man Insurance?

[Times of Zambia]WHEN we hear the word 'key', various meanings come to the fore; a usually metal instrument by which the bolt of a lock is turned or something that gives an explanation or identification or provides a solution according to the Merriam-W...

‘Firms Shunning Luse’

[Times of Zambia]SOME financial service firms and other big entities are shunning the Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE), while multinational firms already listed maintain minimal free-floats, while raising the floats in other countries.

K11 Billion Staked for Economic Sector

[Times of Zambia]THE Government plans to spend a total of K11.94 billion towards the economic sectors which represents 28 per cent of the budget, focusing mainly on construction. The construction industry is an important indicator of development as it ...

Sino-Afro Firm Buys K26.4 Million East Cotton

[Times of Zambia]THE China-African Cotton Zambia, during the 2013 marketing season, purchased 11,000 tonnes of cotton at a cost of more than K26.4 million.

Subsidy Removal Crucial Decision

[Times of Zambia]THE removal of subsidies on fuel is debatably one of the most controversial policy measures which the current Government has come up with this year. It is a single move which has remained hot to date, more than six months down the lane.

Challenges Facing Small-Scale Farmers

[Times of Zambia]ENTREPRENEURSHIP has a broader meaning and therefore, approaching it from one angle could be very limited in the context in which it could be understood.

Boz to Restrict Inflation to Single Digits

[Times of Zambia]THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) will continue to lower and stabilise inflation to single digits to enable the banking industry to facilitate the flow of foreign private capital to the economy.

Revise Fish Ban, Cry Mwandi Fishmongers

[Times of Zambia]FISH traders in Mwandi District in Western Province have appealed to Government to review the fish ban in areas where water is shared with neighbouring countries which have no similar bans.

Govt Won’t Interfere With Public Media – Kapeya

[Times of Zambia]INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services Minister Mwansa Kapeya has said Government will not interfere with operations of the public media in the country.

Cops Nab Five for Exam Cheating

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Chililabombwe have arrested five people in connection with Grade Nine examination malpractices. The five were arrested at the weekend after they were found in possession of photocopies of grade nine examination papers.

PF Official Embroiled in Adultery Scandal

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front candidate for the Nsefu ward by-election Stephen Zulu has been embroiled in an adultery scandal three days before poll day.

Intelligence Officer Arrested for Tearing MMD Posters

[Zambia Reports]Police in Mansa have arrested an intelligence office for tearing a portrait belonging to the opposition Movement for Multi-party Democracy candidate Malama Kapolyo.

ZANEC to Support Early Childhood Education

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia National Education Coalition (ZANEC), an education advocacy organisation, has pledged to supplement Government's efforts in promoting early childhood education to protect children's right to survival, growth, development and...