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Posts published in “Day: January 16, 2014

Lusaka Releases 15 Chief Officers’ Names

[The Star]BUNGOMA Governor Kenneth Lusaka yesterday named 15 chief officers who will serve in various county ministries. Murumba Chilu from Webuye West was named county secretary while Christantus Wamalwa was named deputy secretary .

German Holding Company Farming in Zambia

[Deutsche Welle]Zambia's agricultural sector, with its reliance in small-scale farmers, is in crisis. The government is pinning its hopes on foreign expertise and capital. One German-Zambian firm has taken up the challenge.

Trying to Bury Zambia’s New Constitution

[OSISA]For ten years while in opposition, Michael Sata talked about a Constitution that would be enduring, people-driven and would meet the aspirations of all Zambians. In 2011, his Patriotic Front (PF) party won the elections partly because of a campa...

Kabimba Tribunal Sittings Start

[Times of Zambia]JUSTICE Minister Wynter Kabimba yesterday appeared before a Tribunal constituted to probe his alleged breach of secrecy.

Two Die in ZAF Plane Crash

[Times of Zambia]TWO Zambia Air Force (ZAF) officers have died after their FA 528 SAB aircraft yesterday crashed in Livingstone.

Lawyers ‘Ditch’ Chirwa

[Times of Zambia]LAWYERS representing former Zambia Railways Limited chief executive officer Clive Chirwa have 'ditched' him, prompting him to engage a lawyer representing his co-accused Regina Mwale.

Lets Unite, Chikwanda Urges PF

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has urged Patriotic Front (PF) members to unite and avoid factions that may break the party.

Women Call for Political Co-Existence

[Times of Zambia]FEMALE political stakeholders have condemned the violence that characterised 2013 and have implored political parties to learn to co-exist.

Power Humiliate Zesco

[Times of Zambia]STRIKER Alex Ng'onga yesterday scored a brace as Power Dynamos recorded a convincing victory over a sloppy 10-man Zesco United in the four-team pre-season training tournament played in Ndola.

Six Zambians Detained in DRC

[Times of Zambia]SIX Zambians including a member of the Luapula Province Community Crime Preventive Unit (CCPU) have been arrested by authorities from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for fishing in Luapula River illegally.

Lawyer Moves Motions Over Ex-MPs’ Eligibility

[Times of Zambia]LUSAKA lawyer, Bonaventure Mutale has moved two motions asking the Supreme Court to state whether or not former Solwezi Central MMD Member of Parliament (MP) Lucky Mulusa and his Kasenengwa counterpart Victoria Kalima are eligible to r...

Accountability in Construction Industry

[Times of Zambia]Accountability is perhaps one of the most pernicious problems facing Zambia, because the lack of it which results from carelessness and corruption and the cost of GRZ waste and corruption is crippling.

Market Rates Expected to Remain Constant in 2014

[Times of Zambia]STANDARD Chartered Bank has said Zambia's fiscal policy has been consistent and as a result the rates on the market are expected to remain flat in 2014.

Capital Market Improves

[Times of Zambia]MARKET capitalisation in the last quarter ended December 31, 2013 went up by 17 per cent at more than K58 billion.

Will Zambia Beat Mdg Deadline?

[Times of Zambia]WITH only a year to go before the due date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDG's) in 2015, will the country beat this deadline.

Minister Regrets Drug Thefts

[Times of Zambia]HEALTH Minister Joseph Kasonde has expressed concern over the continued pilfering of drugs by health workers.

‘Chintu Not Ready’

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Zambia soccer team coach Boniface Simutowe has said recently appointed Chipolopolo assistant coach Chintu Kampamba has no form of experience to warrant him the position.