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Posts published in “Day: December 19, 2013

Richard Sakala Arrested

[MISA]Daily Nation newspaper proprietor Richard Sakala and his production editor Simon Mwanza were yesterday arrested by the police and detained in connection with the story the newspaper published on Monday in which Foundation for Democratic Process (...

Zambian Editors Charged With Publishing False Information

[CPJ]Police detained two journalists of the Daily Nation on December 12, 2013, and released them on bail the next day. Richard Sakala, owner and editor of the paper, and Simon Mwanza, the production editor, were charged with "publication of false infor...

MMD Loses Mkushi South

[Times of Zambia]THE Supreme Court has nullified the election of MMD's Mkushi South Member of Parliament (MP) Sydney Chisanga for engaging in electoral malpractices during the last general elections.

‘Chitotela, Mwewa Probe On Course’

[Times of Zambia]THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) says it has made considerable progress in investigations involving the two deputy ministers who have been dropped over allegations of misapplying the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) in their con...

Nkwazi Back to Winning Ways

[Times of Zambia]NKWAZI bounced back to winning ways after beating Mozambican club, MCELL while UNZA suffered their first defeat at the ongoing 2013 Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) Zone-Six Clubs Championship in Botswana.

Govt, AfDB Sign U.S.$38 Million Deal

[Times of Zambia]OVER 300,000 people risk losing their jobs due to the impact of climate change which is frustrating Government's efforts in reducing poverty and unemployment in the country.

Two Picked for IAAF Holland 2014 World Championships

[Times of Zambia]RUNNERS Gerald Phiri and Titus Kafunda have been picked to represent Zambia at the International Associations for Athletics Federation (IAAF) 2014 World Indoor Championships to be held in Holland.

Stop Illegal Sale of Alcohol

[Times of Zambia]THE arrest of 17 people by the Lusaka City Council's security officers for the illegal sale of alcohol epitomises the city's growing problem of street vending even in items that are not supposed to be sold anywhere and anyhow.

Under-17 Women Get ‘Fair’ Draw

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA has been handed a relatively easy draw at the Costa Rica 2014 FIFA Women Under-17 World Cup finals in Group A with the hosts and Italy for the tournament that kicks off on March 15 and ends on April 4.

Mbabane Coach Wary of Nkana

[Times of Zambia]MBABANE Swallows coach, Nyangu Hlophe has said playing Nkana in the preliminary round of the 2014 CAF Champions League would be tough.

Zambian Golfers Extend Lead

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday extended their lead over rivals Zimbabwe and Botswana to a massive eight points at the ongoing Tri-Nation Junior Golf Match Play Championship being played at the Lusaka Golf Club.

Mealie-Meal Prices Rise

[Times of Zambia]RETAILERS in some parts of the country have hiked mealie-meal prices by between K5 and K10 per 25kg bag.

Badminton Team Reach Semis

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia women badminton team yesterday settled for bronze at the Africa Schools Championship that was held in South Africa after falling out on the top prize.

More Nurses Fired

[Times of Zambia]MORE nurses at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) have received letters of termination of employment for participating in the recent illegal strike.

Chingangu Wants to Fight Klitschko

[Times of Zambia]JOSEPH 'No Pressure' Chingangu has said beating Francis 'Galagata' Zulu for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) Intercontinental belt would provide an opportunity to challenge heavyweight champion, Wladimir Klitschko.

Civil Society, Political Parties Upbeat On ATI Bill

[Times of Zambia]THE Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and opposition political parties' coalition on the Access to Information (ATI) Bill has called for the harmonisation of existing laws to ensure the Bill comes to fruition.

Dig for More Resources, NYDC Urged

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has implored the National Youth Development Council (NYDC) to step up its efforts in mobilising resources for youth empowerment in the country.

Supreme Court Reserves Kakoma, Kazonga Ruling

[Zambia Reports]The Supreme Court has reserved ruling in the case in which UPND member Charles Kakoma and MMD member Eustackio Kazonga are challenging their ineligibility to re-contest their seats after the Supreme Court nullified them.

Court Orders Retrial in JNC, Post Case

[Times of Zambia]THE Supreme Court has ordered a retrial in a case in which JNC Holdings, Post Newspapers Limited and directors of the defunct Zambian Airways were ordered to pay Development Bank of Zambia (DBZ) K14 million.