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Posts published in “Day: January 15, 2014

Opinion – UPND Pumps Some Sense in M’membe’s Head

[Zambia Reports]We are not against any political pact, but our principle is simple, let us have political pacts based on issues and not positions and personalities. This is what led to the fall of the UPND/PF Pact. That was a lesson we learnt from the ...

Minister Robbed

[Times of Zambia]SOME suspected criminals have embarrassed security personnel by stealing a computer monitor, decoder, television set, printer and other accessories from Southern Province Minister Daniel Munkombwe's office.

Shamenda Slams HH

[Times of Zambia]UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema's decision to use vulnerable sections of society to engage in lawlessness for his political capital is highly disappointing, Government has said.

Petitioner Changala Demands Kabimba Resignation

[Zambia Reports]Human rights activist Brebner Changala says Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba has no choice but to resign to pave way for the tribunal set up against him.

Fifa Insists – Faz Must Pay Ex-Chipolopolo Coach

[Zambia Reports]FIFA has confirmed that FAZ it notified about the January, 20 deadline to pay about US$400, 000 (about K2 billion old currency) to former national team coach Dario Bonetti as compensation for unfair termination of contract.

Rural Electrification Benefits More Citizens

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT'S effort to take electricity to the rural areas has benefited citizens especially those engaged in small-scale businesses, Vesto Simfukwe, a tailor has said.

New Technology Has Changed Local Marketing Landscape

[Times of Zambia]AS we embark on this weekly column which will focus on marketing, its functions and its impact on other various fields, we are hoping it will be a platform which will benefit many readers.

Swasco Hikes Water Tariffs

[Times of Zambia]SOME residents of Livingstone have criticised Southern Water and Sewerage Company (SWASCO) for increasing water tariffs despite the alleged poor services they are subjected to.

High Costs of Doing Business Affecting SMEs

[Times of Zambia]The cost of doing business among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) has slightly gone up simply because communication expenses have also gone up.

Scott’s UTH Mission an Eye-Opener

[Times of Zambia]It is a few minutes past 08:00 hours in the morning, the beginning of what would have been yet another ordinary day at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka. But that was changed by the arrival of a motorcade carrying Vice-P...

Senior South Cops Given Ultimatum

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has issued a five-day ultimatum to senior police officers in Southern Province to shift from Livingstone to Choma, the new province headquarters, or face disciplinary action.

GBM Returns to Lusaka

[Zambia Reports]Former Defence Minister Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba popularly known as GBM arrived in Lusaka from Kasama yesterday.

Mutati Earns Another High Profile Appointment

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Felix Mutati has been selected to join the Eminent Persons Group of the 'Atlantic Basin Initiative' launched by SAIS-Johns Hopkins University.

ZRU General Secretary to Defend Position

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Rugby Union (ZRU) general secretary Francis Chitambo has announced his candidature to re-contest the position during the elective annual general meeting set for February 1.

Heroes Stadium Works Cheer Minister

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Deputy Minister Christopher Mulenga has expressed happiness with works done at the Heroes National Stadium in Lusaka saying the US$94million facility needs to be guarded jealously.

I Gave Out the K500,000 to Various People – Sakala

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Zambia Air Force (ZAF) commander Andrew Sakala yesterday told the Lusaka magistrate's court that he distributed the K500,000 that he is alleged to have stolen to various people, including his informers on the state of the nation...

Heed Dmmu Advice

[Times of Zambia]IT is becoming common practice that every rainy season in Zambia comes with it the perennial problem of houses being destroyed and the subsequent result of the human habitats being displaced due to this natural calamity.

Exploring Free Market Economic Policies

[Times of Zambia]DURING the week, I was discussing with a colleague whether the free-market economic policies that Zambia seems to have been pursuing for quite some time now are in the best interest of the entire nation.

Roma Mfez Creates 300 Jobs

[Times of Zambia]MULTI-FACILITY Economic Zones (MFEZ), Industrial Parks and as well as industrial clusters are poised to ease the challenge of unemployment the country has been facing in the last 20 years.