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Posts published in “Day: December 23, 2013

Govt Moots Measures to Curb Deforestation

[Times of Zambia]VICE-President Guy Scott says the Patriotic Front (PF) Government is determined to reverse the effects of environment degradation which was partly caused by ineffective policies of previous regimes.

Four Ndola Council Workers Suspended

[Times of Zambia]A SCANDAL has been uncovered at the Ndola City Council (NCC) where employees were fraudulently commuting leave days they did not have and pocketed more than K1 million.

Helping Widows Find Their Feet

[Times of Zambia]BEFORE I introduce this week's guest I want to congratulate Ms Joyce Nonde-Simukoko for being nominated for the prestigious Women of Influence in Business and Government (WIM) 2014 awards.

Immigration Dept Clears Work Permits Backlog

[Times of Zambia]DELAYS in the issuance of work permits in Zambia will now be a thing of the past as the Immigration Department has cleared the backlog.

Reflect On PF Successes – MP

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIANS have been urged to reflect and appreciate the good performance of the Patriotic Front (PF) Government in 2013 when massive infrastructure developments were implemented countrywide.

MMD Maintains – Call Fresh Polls

[Zambia Reports]Opposition Movement for Multi Party Democracy has maintained its call to President Michael Sata to call for a snap election as he has been in election mode since the PF took over power in 2011.

UPND Describe 2013 As Year of Assault On Democracy

[Zambia Reports]The opposition United Party for National Development says 2013 will be remembered as a year when democracy suffered several assaults from the executive.

First Lady Speaks Out

[Times of Zambia]THE 17th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) ended on Wednesday December 11, 2013 in the resort town of Cape Town in South Africa where more than 7, 000 delegates from all walks of life gathered to review the pa...

UNZA Struggles to Clear Retirees

[Times of Zambia]SEVERAL University of Zambia (UNZA) retirees have been drawing salaries from the institution for more than five years after retirement following failure by the institution to pay them their terminal benefits.

ZCID Slams Nevers

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Centre for Inter Party Dialogue (ZCID) says MMD president Nevers Mumba's call for early elections is misguided.

Inmates Reject Condoms

[Times of Zambia]INMATES at Kamfinsa State Prison in Kitwe have objected to the proposal to distribute condoms in prison as doing so may promote sodomy. Peer educators at the prison said distributing condoms in prisons was as good as promoting homosexu...

FDD Lauds Govt

[Times of Zambia]THE Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) has praised Government for the political will it has shown in fighting corruption in Zambia. FDD spokesperson Antonio Mwanza said in an interview yesterday that the FDD supported President ...

Mtonga Tops ZESCO Awards

[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO midfielder Khondwani Mtonga has for a fourth year running been named Zesco United player-of-the-year. Mtonga has had a good season both at the senior team level and also at the club where he helped Zesco clinch an Orange 20...

Sichinga Blasts Millers Body

[Times of Zambia]AGRICULTURE and Livestock Minister Bob Schinga has taken a swipe at Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) president Allan Sakala for accusing him of double standards over the prices of mealie-meal.

Man Defiles Two Girls, Flees

[Times of Zambia]TWO juveniles aged between 10 and 13 years from the same family in Monze District have been repeatedly defiled by a suspected male relative who is now on the run.

U-20 Women’s World Cup Dream Shattered

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA under 20 women squad's hopes of qualifying for the 2014 Canada FIFA World Cup finals were yesterday shattered after they suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat at the hands Equatorial Guinea in Malabo in the return leg of the second ...

NAPSA Hurricanes, UNZA Honeys Through to Finals

[Times of Zambia]NAPSA Hurricanes and UNZA Honeys yesterday sailed through to the finals of the Zambia Basketball Association (ZBA) 2013 National Basketball Championship played at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC).

CCZ’s Attacks On Govt Unfair – Kapeya

[Times of Zambia]ATTACKS on Government from the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) over the on-going Constitution-making process are unfair and unjustified, Chief Government spokesperson Mwansa Kapeya has said.