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Posts published in “Day: December 14, 2013

Sata Expected in Vubwi

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata will today travel to Mambwe and Vubwi districts in Eastern Province where he is expected to address two rallies.

Power Blackout Hits Zambia

[Times of Zambia]MOST parts of Zambia were yesterday plunged into darkness for over four hours following a system failure at the Kafue Gorge Power Station.

279,186 Make It to Grade 8

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 270,000 grade seven pupils who sat for their composite examinations have been selected to grade eight out of 312 443 candidates, with Luapula Province recording a 100 per cent pass rate for both boys and girls.

East UPND in Member Recruitment Drive

[Times of Zambia]THE United Party for National Development (UPND) leadership in Eastern Province has instructed the lower party organs to begin recruiting new members in readiness for the 2016 general elections.

Bwale Summons Under-17 Goalie

[Times of Zambia]AS Zambia desperately plots to overhaul the 0-2 deficit against Equatorial Guinea in next weekend's return leg, national Under-20 women's coach, Charles Bwale has called up Under-17 goalkeeper, Hazel Nali to boost the squad.

ZNBC Board Endorsed

[Times of Zambia]PARLIAMENT on Thursday ratified seven names to serve as directors for the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) Board.

Four Suspected Mai Mai Soldiers Arrested

[Times of Zambia]FOUR suspected Congolese Mai Mai soldiers have been picked up by police for allegedly entering Zambia illegally, Luapula Province Commissioner of Police Malcolm Mulenga has said.

2013 a Sporting Disaster – Kambwili

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Minister Chishimba Kambwili has described 2013 as a sporting disaster which did not please Government and challenged the various sporting association in Zambia to bring out their best next year.

Push On With Gains in Education

[Times of Zambia]WHEN President Michael Sata recently said that no child of school-going age should fail to go to school, he was basically indicating how committed his Government is to the provision of education to the Zambian youth.

Zambia, Donors Seal Aid Agreement

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has signed the Mutual Accountability Framework with cooperating partners outlining the common understanding on the promotion of aid and development effectiveness.

400 Isoka Villagers Need NRCs

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 400 villagers in Chief Katyetye's area in Isoka in Muchinga Province do not have national registration cards (NRCs) because of the long distance to the Boma, a senior district administration official has said.

Quit, MPs Tell Mwewa, Chitotela

[Times of Zambia]MEMBERS of Parliament (MPs) have called for the resignation of Mwansabombwe MP Rodgers Mwewa and his Pambashe counterpart Ronald Chitotela over allegations that they misappropriated the Constituency Development Fund (CDF).

UNDP Pledges Agro Skills Support

[Times of Zambia]THE United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has pledged to help develop skills in Zambia's agriculture sector, especially among small-scale enterprises.

Govt Acts to End Kaputa Water Blues

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT, with support from UNICEF, has drilled 13 boreholes in Kaputa District to address water shortages.

Information Permanent Secretary Urges Team Work

[Times of Zambia]NEWLY-APPOINTED Information and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary George Zulu has called for team work in order to take operations of Times Printpak to a higher level.

‘Rescind Customary Land Ban’

[Times of Zambia]CHIEF Liteta Advisory Council chairperson Barnabas Musopelo has urged Government to rescind its decision to ban the allocation of customary land as it will derail development in the rural areas of the country.

Ndola Lawyer Appears in Court

[Times of Zambia]NDOLA lawyer Gershom Mubanga, who is facing charges of uttering false documents and procuring execution of documents by false pretences, has appeared in the Ndola magistrate's court.

UNZA Don’s Body Flown in

[Times of Zambia]THE body of the late University of Zambia (UNZA) lecturer, Mebbien Chabatama, who died in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has been flown to Zambia.