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Posts published in “Day: December 17, 2013

Food Security Can Come in Tiny, Wiggly Packages

[IPS]Lusaka -It is known as the land of copper to the outside world, but there's another c-word that does a roaring trade in Zambia, albeit locally - caterpillars.

‘Solwezi SMEs Not Benefiting From Mines’

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) Kansanshi Mining Plc is saddened that local business entreprenuers in Solwezi are not getting the full benefit of the mining operations in the area because a huge percentage of the miners' expenditure is sp...

Zesco Sign Zulu, Five Others

[Times of Zambia]ZESCO United has signed Chipolopolo midfielder Justine Zulu and five others in a bid to reinforce the squad ahead of the 2014 CAF Confederation Cup while diminutive striker Lottie Phiri has left the club.

U-20 Coach Names Girls’ Squad

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Under-20 womens soccer team coach, Charles Bwale has said scoring without conceding when the team plays Equatorial Guinea this weekend would be crucial in keeping the World Cup dream alive.

36 Cattle Perish in Kazungula

[Times of Zambia]THIRTY-TWO cattle have died in Kazungula District of suspected poisoning.

ZAAA Wins U.S.$50,000 Sponsorship

[Times of Zambia]THE International Association for Athletics Federation (IAAF) has given the Zambia Amateur Athletics Association (ZAAA) $50,000 (about K280, 000) worth of sponsorship for the development of youth athletes in the country.

Child Dumping Inhuman

[Times of Zambia]THE rate at which the country is recording cases of child dumping is worrying, especially for a nation which upholds Christian values such as ours.

CB Teams Out of Sprite Championships

[Times of Zambia]COPPERBELT teams have been eliminated from the Zambia Basketball Association (ZBA) 2013 Sprite National Championships after losing their respective quarter-final matches at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka at the w...

Cathy, Manyuchi Go Into Camp

[Times of Zambia]CATHERINE Phiri and Charles Manyuchi today go into camp to prepare for the World Boxing Union (WBC) title fights set for January 25 at the Government Complex in Lusaka.

Sports Bodies Face Ban

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Weightlifting Federation (ZWF) and Cycling Association of Zambia (CAZ) are on the verge of being banned from all sporting activities after failing to beat the Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) deadline to pay up their dues.

Review Laws On Freedom of Expression – PANOS

[Times of Zambia]PANOS Institute Southern Africa (PSAf) has called on Zambian law makers to review laws that restrict citizens' enjoyment of freedom of expression.

Expedite Nurses’ Recruitment – UTH

[Times of Zambia]THE University Teaching Hospital (UTH) has appealed to Government and the Public Service Management Division (PSMD) to speed up the employment process of more nurses as the ones that are working are overstretched.

Mukanga Warns Against Drunk Driving

[Times of Zambia]DRUNKEN driving has been the leading cause of road traffic accidents, Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has said.

Parley Approves K9.3 Billion Supplementary Budget

[Times of Zambia]PARLIAMENT has approved a K9.3 billion supplementary budget for the 2013 Budget to enable Government execute developmental projects and other statutory obligation expenditures for the year under review.

Tri-Nation Golf Tees Off

[Times of Zambia]THE Triangular International Junior Golf Championship this morning tees off at the Lusaka Golf Club with Team Zambia predicting victory.

Choma to Be Lit

[Times of Zambia]CHOMA will soon be lit following a contract awarded to Afriwoods and Development Limited to carry out the streetlighting project.

Woman Nabbed for Dumping Baby

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Chililabombwe have arrested a 21-year-old woman for dumping her newly-born baby soon after giving birth.

18 UNZA Students Plead Not Guilty

[Times of Zambia]EIGHTEEN University of Zambia (UNZA) students and one chef yesterday appeared in the Lusaka magistrate's court where they pleaded not guilty to charges of idle and disorderly conduct likely to cause breach of the peace and disorderly c...

State to Ensure Zambians Benefit From Minerals

[Times of Zambia]MINES Minister Christopher Yaluma has said Government will continue promoting policies that will ensure Zambians benefit from mineral resources.

Govt Works Out Ways to Utilise Global Fund

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambian Government through the National AIDS Council (NAC) is preparing a concept paper on how best funds from the Global Fund will be utilised and how the country can also financially contribute to the same.