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Posts published in “Day: November 21, 2013

Nkana Hosts MTN Golf Invitational Tourney

[Times of Zambia]NKANA Golf Club will tomorrow host the MTN invitational tournament whose proceeds will be channelled towards the refurbishment of the club which is preparing to host the 2014 Zambia Open tournament.

Habitat to Build 50 Houses On C/Belt

[Times of Zambia]HABITAT for Humanity Zambia plans to spend K2 million on housing mortgages targeting more than 50 low-cost housing units on the Copperbelt next year.

ECZ Halts Vubwi, Zambezi West Nominations

[Times of Zambia]THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has postponed the filing in of nominations and the by-elections in Vubwi and Zambezi West constituencies.

Patrice Unveils Cecafa Squad

[Times of Zambia]INTERIM national team coach, Patrice Beaumelle has added three new faces to his unveiled provisional 27-member squad for the 2013 Confederations of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) Senior Challenge Cup.

Gillian Wins Airtel Challenge

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S chess ace Gillian Bwalya at the weekend won the Airtel Challenge Championship for November held at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka to become the first player to defend the monthly elite title.

Coach Points Out Zambia As Main Rival in Cosafa Cup

[ANGOP]The coach of the Angola Under-20 team of football, André Nzuzi, mentioned Zambia as the main rival for the country in the Cosafa Cup set for December 3-14 in Maseru, Lesotho.

Formal Employment Rises, Reveals CSO

[Times of Zambia]FORMAL employment in Zambia has risen to more than 847,000, the Central Statistical Office (CSO) Zambia labour force survey 2012 report has indicated.

Sata Blasts MPs

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has admonished Patriotic Front (PF) Members of Parliament (MPs) from Luapula Province for neglecting their constituencies since they were voted into office in 2011.

Mind Your Language, Speaker Warns MPs

[Times of Zambia]SPEAKER of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has said the use of unparliamentary language and making running commentaries during debates are fast reaching endemic levels in the House.

Masumba Jailed 12 Months

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Deputy Minister Stephen Masumba has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment with hard labour for fraudulently obtaining an Accounting Technician Diploma from National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA).

Masumba Must Resign, Says Msoni

[Zambia Reports]It would be absolutely shocking for any known political convict whether on bail or not to continue behaving like nothing really happened. Any serving Minister found guilty as charged and subsequently convicted has a moral obligation to ...

British Envoy Demands People Driven Constitution

[Zambia Reports]The British government has voiced its concerns over the constitutional impasse between the government and the Technical Committee on the Constitution saying the matter should be resolved speedily.

Poor States Seek Lasting Solutions At COP 19

[Times of Zambia]DELEGATES from more than 190 countries are meeting in Warsaw, Poland for the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the latest round of negotiations towards an int...

‘Expectant Mothers’ Survival Should Be Prioritised’

[Times of Zambia]PLANNED Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ) national chairperson Mary Zulu has said working for the survival of mothers should be an international development priority.

Govt Blames Clinicians for Drug Shortages

[Times of Zambia]HEALTH Minister Joseph Kasonde has blamed some clinicians for perceived drug shortages because they prescribe drugs without checking if they are available.

Shield Child Rights, Urges UNICEF

[Times of Zambia]THE United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called for concerted efforts in protecting children throughout the world who are victims of violence and abuse that either go unnoticed and or are under-reported.

‘National Airline to Boost Tourism’

[Times of Zambia]THE re-establishment of the Zambian national airline will greatly contribute to the growth of the tourism sector in the country, a Kitwe-based entrepreneur has said.

FRA Closes 2013 Crop Marketing

[Times of Zambia]THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) closed the crop marketing season for 2013 but failed to meet the target of buying 500,000 tonnes of maize.

Copper Prices Rebound

[Times of Zambia]THE copper prices rebounded on Tuesday from its lowest levels in more than three months as the dollar weakened slightly and China detailed more of its reforms.