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Posts published in “Day: November 29, 2013

Africa’s Separatists

[Africa In Fact]Southern Sudanese swapped the battlefield for the ballot box two-and-a-half years ago, when they voted overwhelmingly to sever their ties with Sudan. On July 9th 2011, jubilant street parties in the capital city of Juba marked the creat...

Ratsa Celebrate Motion Failure

[Zambia Reports]The Road Transport and Safety Agency has celebrated the failure of the private members' motion that sought to halt the fast track court system having weekend imprisonment as part of the sentence for drunk driving.

Chinese Ambassador Donated 20 Wheelchairs to Zapd

[Focac]"People with disabilities are not disable at all, they are as able as anyone else", said H.E. Mr. Zhou Yuxiao, the Chinese Ambassador at the handover ceremony of 20 wheelchairs he donated to the Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities (ZAPD)...

‘510,000 Agro Jobs Coming’

[Times of Zambia]AGRICULTURE and Livestock Minister Robert Sichinga says 510,000 jobs will be created in the ministry in the next five years to enhance economic growth.

MMD Vehicles Case – State Seeks Parley Proof

[Times of Zambia]THE State has asked the National Assembly payroll accountant to submit to the court information on the amount of money MMD Members of Parliament (MPs) contributed to the party from 2007 to 2012.

Policy to Take Sports to Communities Coming

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Minister Chishimba Kambwili has said his ministry is formulating a policy to take sport to the community starting next year.

Return to the Wards, Save Lives

[Times of Zambia]AFTER several appeals from senior Government officials, it is expected that the nurses and midwives will today troop back to the wards and render their services to the patients.

Heed Kambwili Counsel

[Times of Zambia]I WISH to convey my heartfelt congratulations to the Zambia Women Under-17 soccer team for making history by qualifying for the Costa Rica 2014 FIFA World Cup finals against all odds.

State to Act Against Public Funds Abuse

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT says it will work to strengthen the offices of the controller of internal audit and accountant general to give them more capacity and ability to prevent the misuse of public resources.

Tilka Starts On Good Note

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S swimming ace Tilka Paljik gave the local swimmers some hope of winning medals at the 2013 Confederation of Aquatic Nations (CANA) 10th Africa Junior Championships that got underway in Lusaka yesterday.

Chibombo Council Land Deal Raises Dust

[Times of Zambia]CHIBOMBO District Council has allegedly issued 1,000 hectares of land to four foreign investors disregarding laid down procedure.

Golf-4-All Salutes Dedicated Parents

[Times of Zambia]THE golfing community has paid tribute to parents that have kept the sport alive through supporting their children; highlighting Peter Muthiya, who guided his son Madalitso to the top of Zambia's golf.

Zambian Minister Stresses Gains From Train Circulation

[ANGOP]The Zambian Minister of Natural Resources, Christopher Yaluma, Thursday in Luena, eastern Moxico province, stressed the benefits from the circulation of the Benguela Railway (CFB) train for the peoples of Angola and Zambia.

Nurses Resume Work?

[Times of Zambia]SOME striking nurses at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka yesterday started trooping back to work before the 17:00 hours deadline set by Government for them to resume duties.

Chief Chikanta Retrieves Girl, 13, From Marriage

[Times of Zambia]CHIEF Chikanta of Kalomo District has retrieved a 13-year-old girl from marriage a day after she finished writing her grade seven examinations.

Central Permanent Secretary Warns Truant Civil Servants

[Times of Zambia]INDISCIPLINED and corrupt civil servants will not be transferred to other stations but will be retired, Central Province Permanent Secretary Edwidge Mutale has warned.

Digital Migration Policy Before Cabinet

[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services has submitted the finalised Digital Migration Policy to Cabinet for approval.

Kenneth Kaunda Challenges K6.6 Million Legal Bill

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Republican president Kenneth Kaunda has appealed to the Supreme Court against a High Court decision not to set aside a judgment in default that ordered him to pay US$1,208,026 (about K6.6 million) to five law firms.