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Posts published in “Day: December 20, 2013

Civil Society, Political Parties Upbeat On ATI Bill

[MISA]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.

FODEP Fears Lack of Representation

[Zambia Reports]The Foundation for Democratic Process says some constituencies in the country risked finishing the PF five year term of office without representation following the nullifications in the Supreme Court that are ending up being contested.

‘Help Print Draft Constitution’

[Times of Zambia]THE Technical Committee on Drafting the Zambian Constitution has appealed to Government to provide support in printing adequate copies of the final Draft Constitution for the simultaneous handover of the document to the President and t...

Taxi Driver Testifies in Post Bus Accident Case

[Times of Zambia]A TAXI driver yesterday testified in the Kabwe High Court that he was driving behind a truck that collided with a Post Bus, an accident which led to the loss of 50 lives.

Intensify Fight Against Animal Diseases

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambian livestock industry has over decades come under severe threat due to the prevalence of cattle diseases such as the highly contagious Bovine Pleuro Pneumonia (CBPP) and the East Coast Fever.

Eleven Injured in Masaiti Crash

[Times of Zambia]ELEVEN people sustained injuries when a bus they were travelling in overturned in Kafulafuta area in Masaiti District. The accident happened yesterday around 11:00 hours after a bus belonging to Mbwee Motorways overturned.

Hear Me Out, Siamunene Tells Court

[Times of Zambia]SINAZONGWE Member of Parliament (MP) Richwell Siamunene says it is desirable for the court to hear and determine his appeal on merit because his expulsion threatens to send his constituency to a by-election which is a significant drain...

ATM Fraudsters Fail to Take Plea

[Times of Zambia]TWO men of Bulgarian origin yesterday appeared before Kabwe Principal Resident Magistrate John Mbuzi for plea over charges of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) forgery.

Nkwazi, Unza in Quarter Finals

[Times of Zambia]ZAMIBIA'S representatives at the ongoing Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) Zone Six Championships in Botswana have safely made it to the quarter-finals after winning their respective games with easy 3-0 score lines.

Dad Gets 30 Years for Defiling

[Times of Zambia]A MAN in Kasama who has been sexually abusing his biological daughter has blamed Satan for his acts, but the court has dismissed his claims and sent him to jail. A Kasama High Court sentenced David Sinkamba to 30 years imprisonment wit...

‘Mealie-Meal Price Hike Unjustified’

[Times of Zambia]AGRICULTURE and Livestock Minister Bob Sichinga says there is no shortage of maize in the country to warrant the sharp rise in the prices of mealie-meal.

World Cup Draw Interesting – Kachinga

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Under-17 women coach, Albert Kachinga has said the FIFA 2014 World Cup finals in Costa Rica will be an interesting tournament for his team after being handed what he termed as an evenly balanced group.

Govt Acts to Curb Drug Pilferage

[Times of Zambia]HEALTH Minister Joseph Kasonde says Government will soon introduce a seal for essential drugs to address the problem of pilferage.

Junior Golfers Triumph

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday won the 2013 Tri-Nation Junior Golf Championship in grand style, finishing more than 20 points ahead of rivals and title holders Zimbabwe, after three days of a grueling competition.

Costa Rica 2014 Preps Should Start Now

[Times of Zambia]PREPARATIONS for the Costa Rica 2014 FIFA Women Under-17 World Cup should start now. Opponents for the Albert Kachinga side were made known after the draws.

Zambia Climb Fifa Ladder

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA has leapt three places up on the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world ranking, moving to 69th from last month's 72nd position on the globe.

… As U-20 Go for E/Guinea

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Women Under-20 football team left yesterday for Equatorial Guinea for this weekend's return leg of the Canada 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier with Sports Minister Chishimba Kambwili saying Government is confident of victory.

Ireland Lauds Graft Fight

[Times of Zambia]IRELAND has praised the Zambian Government for its unrelenting efforts in fighting corruption.

Cattle Numbers Go Up

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's cattle population has increased by one million heads in 2013, Deputy Agriculture and Livestock Minister Luxon Kazabu has said.

L/Stone’s Victoria Falls University Aims High

[Times of Zambia]VICTORIA Falls University of Technology (VFU), which is one of Zambia's leading private Universities operating in Livingstone, has continued to be one of the most reputable training institutions in the country.