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Posts published in December 2013

GBM Resignation a Tip of the Iceberg – MMD

[Zambia Reports]Opposition Movement for Multi Party Democracy says the resignation of Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba is just the tip of the iceberg.

Chinese Ambassador Hands Over 212 Houses to ZAF

[Focac]On 20th December, 2013, Chinese Ambassador Zhou Yuxiao, accompanied by his Economic Counselor Chai Zhijing, handed over 212 housing units at Twin Palm to the Zambia Air Force through Hon. Geoffrey B. Mwamba, Minister of Defence of the Republic o...

Chikankata Admin Offices Works to Start

[Times of Zambia]CONSTRUCTION of the K16.7 million Chikankata District administrative offices and 20 housing units for civil servants is expected to start next month.

Pirate Taxis Must Face Law

[Times of Zambia]The past week saw worsening differences between pirate taxi drivers and the Road Transport and Safetry Agency (RTSA).

‘Unregistered SIM Cards Will Be De-Activated’

[Times of Zambia]ALL unregistered SIM cards will not be able to send out Short Message Services (SMSs) effective January 1 2014 and the rest of the facilities will eventually be de-activated, Zambia Information and Communications Authority (ZICTA) has ...

K573 Million Loan to Boost Copperbelt Water Supply

[Times of Zambia]THE National Water and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) is happy with the 75 million euros European Investment Bank loan for the implementation of the Zambia water

K250 Million Lime Plant Works Take Off

[Times of Zambia]CONSTRUCTION of the K250 million lime manufacturing plant through a joint venture by Handyman's Paradise and Astro Holdings, has commenced in Masaiti District on the Copperbelt.

Zim Players At Power for Trials

[Times of Zambia]TWO Zimbabwean players have arrived on trials at MTN-FAZ Premier League side, Power Dynamos. And Power strikers Alex Ngonga and Felix Nyaende have returned to Arthur Davies after their 12 month loan spell with Nchanga Rangers.

Chipata-Vubwi Road Works On Track

[Times of Zambia]AN old adage says: 'Use what you have to get what you want' which is aptly applicable to Zambia which got independence in 1964.

Kapeya Fumes

[Times of Zambia]MPIKA Central Member of Parliament (MP) Mwansa Kapeya has taken a swipe at the contractor working on the 25-kilometre township roads in the constituency for the slow pace at which the works are progressing.

SA Firm Eyes Mansa Batteries

[Times of Zambia]Government has opened negotiations with Delta Limited of South Africa, to revive operations at the defunct Mansa Batteries in Luapula Province.

Zampost Rural Offices Undergo Facelift

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Postal Services Corporation (ZAMPOST) has started the process of re-opening and re-building old rural post offices to implement the civil servants' salary payment system.

Stanbic Bank Gesture to Enhance Healthcare

[Times of Zambia]STANBIC Bank Zambia, through its employee community intervention programme has donated assorted medical items worth K81,000 to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) paediatric ward.

What Is Nevers Doing At Helm of MMD?

[Times of Zambia]THE MMD president Nevers Mumba's media allegations, as described by President Michael Sata, did not befit anyone aspiring to be a head of State.

Chess Envoys Win

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's envoys at the 2013 World Youth Chess championships currently underway in Dubai yesterday shared a rare moment of happiness as they both won their round-six games to push up on the log.

RTSA, Cops, Bus Operators Told to Cooperate

[Times of Zambia]COPPERBELT Minister Mwenya Musenge has called on the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA), the police and public transport operators to cooperate to avoid misunderstandings.

Nevers Set Free

[Times of Zambia]THE Supreme Court yesterday convicted MMD leader Nevers Mumba of the contempt charge but he was set free.

‘Learn From Seat Nullifications’

[Times of Zambia]THE Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) has said the loss of seats by the MMD through nullifications is a lesson to all political parties to conduct clean campaigns.

Under-20 Failure Painful – Kalu

[Times of Zambia]FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president, Kalusha Bwalya has said missing out on qualification for a place at the Canada 2014 FIFA Women Under-20 World Cup finals is painful.