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Posts published in “Day: January 14, 2014

Agents of Change Sees Impact, Growth in Zambia

[ACNS]Charity Mulenga Tembo has taken the lead and re-launched an Agents of Change group for inspired students in Solwezi, Zambia, after completing module six this month.

Chellah Goes for Emmanuel Mwamba After Turkish Media Report

[Zambia Reports]State House press aide George Chellah this morning went into panic mode after the Turkish media reported that he had leaked information to them that President Michael Sata has asked Justice Minister Wynter to resign following a tribunal...

Former Angolan Refugees in Zambia Start Returning Home On Tuesday

[ANGOP]Luena -The first group of Angolan citizens who are refugees in the neighbouring Republic of Zambia, due to the armed conflict that swept Angola, is expected to start arriving in the country this Tuesday, as part of the voluntary repatriation pro...

I Don’t Have a Child – Fr Bwalya

[Zambia Reports]Opposition Alliance for a Better Zambia President Father Frank Bwalya has responded to an apparent state sponsored campaign to scandalize him as having sired a child in Ndola.

JCTR Doubts Sichinga’s Capacity to Run Agriculture

[Zambia Reports]The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection says it doubts whether Bob Sichinga is the right man to run the Ministry of Agriculture given the continuous crises.

Police Obeys the Post in Assaulting UPND Cadres

[Zambia Reports]Zambia Police service spokesperson Charity Munganga Chanda said the police brutalized UPND cadres at Woodlands police station to show them that they could act.

Frog Defeats Sata in Watchdog Poll

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata has been handed a heavy defeat by a frog in an online public opinion poll conducted by the popular but heavily critical Zambian Watchdog website.

MMD Denies Funding Confusion Over Constitution Process

[Zambia Reports]Deputy National Secretary Chembe Nyangu of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) has said Chief Government Spokesperson Mwansa Kapeya is "hallucinating" by alleging that opposition political parties were funding civil society orga...

Kansanshi Smelter to Create 1,500 Jobs

[Times of Zambia]ESTABLISHMENT of Kansanshi Mine Smelter will create about 1,500 jobs during the construction phase, says the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report on the Kansanshi Copper Smelter project.

Helping SMEs Access Funding

[Times of Zambia]ONE major challenge that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) face today in Zambia is the source of business financing.

RB Trial Continues February 10

[Times of Zambia]CONTINUED trial in a matter in which former Republican president Rupiah Banda is charged with abuse of authority relating to an oil deal with the Nigerian government has been set for February 10, 2014.

Clean Polls Vital for Women Candidates

[Times of Zambia]THE call by the Zambia National women's Lobby (ZNWL) for women politicians to desist from engaging in any form of electoral malpractices cannot come at a better time than now.

Offer Deferred Exams, Students Body Urges CBU

[Times of Zambia]THE Copperbelt University Students Union (COBUSU) has appealed to the University management to consider offering deferred exams to students who have allegedly been stopped from registering for exams due to non-payment of tuition fees.

State to Spend U.S.$33 Million on Lusaka South MFEZ Power

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has projected to spend a total of US$33 million for the installation of 113 megawatts of electricity at the Lusaka South Multi-facility Economic Zone (MFEZ) to consolidate power supply.

Students Cane IDC Sceptics

[Times of Zambia]THE Global Congress of Student's Unions (GLOCOSU) has observed that those opposing Government intentions to reintroduce the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) as a platform for economic growth are merely doing so to frustrate and...

Mwila Appeals Against Two-Year Ban

[Times of Zambia]SYLVESTER Mwila has appealed against the two-year ban slapped on him by the Zambia Body Building and Fitness Federation (ZBBFF) disciplinary committee last month.

Chisenga’s Dream of Reviving Oliya Band

[Times of Zambia]Renowned Kalindula musician Fred Chisenga of the former Oliya Band, is one who has always kept his dreams alive and now plans to revive the once glamour outfit.

Rugby Polls Set for Feb 1

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) has set February 1 as the date for its elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) set for Konkola Rugby Club in Chililabombwe.

Man Axed to Death

[Times of Zambia]A MANHUNT has been launched in Chipili District of Luapula Province for a man who allegedly axed another man to death on suspicion that he was having an affair with his wife.

Janza or Patrice ?

[Times of Zambia]THE recent remarks by Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Kalusha Bwalya on the needed qualification for one to be appointed Chipolopolo coaches made some interesting reading coupled with the current technical bench changes ...