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Posts published in “Day: January 23, 2014

Shikabeta Upbeat Ahead of Polls

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Rugby Union (ZRU) aspiring candidate for the position of committee member, Enoch Shikabeta has expressed confidence of winning the seat ahead of the elective annual general meeting set for February 1. Shikabeta, who is former Za...

Shamenda Mourns Robert Mataka’s Son

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has sent a message of condolences to Zambia's High Commissioner to Botswana Robert Mataka over the death of his last born son.

Girl, 13, Rescued From Early Marriage

[Times of Zambia]A THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD girl of Chief Singani's area who was impregnated by her 17-year-old uncle was yesterday rescued from a two-day-old marriage.

Chess Ace Bwalya Wins Again

[Times of Zambia]JUST a week after winning the Liyoca Open Chess tournament, International Master (IM), Gillan Bwalya over the weekend added the Nkwazi Invitation tournament title to his fast growing collection. Bwalya, who was Zambia's only participan...

Opinion Given to Kabimba Not Classified – Mwenye

[Times of Zambia]SOLICITOR General Musa Mwenye has told the Tribunal probing Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba over allegations of breaching his oath of secrecy that the legal opinion he rendered to the minister was not classified.

Govt Waxes Lyrical About Mopani Support

[Times of Zambia]NDOLA - PREPARATIONS for the 2014 Zambia Open Golf tournament have reached an advanced stage with a number of corporate sponsors coming on board ahead of the May play-offs. And Government has paid glowing tribute to the title sponsor f...

VJ Backs Opposition Alliance

[Zambia Reports]Veteran politician Vernon Mwaanga has backed calls by the opposition to form an alliance ahead of the 2016 general elections.

PF Insincere On Development Projects

[Zambia Reports]The National Empowerment Commission says government should be sincere in projecting progress on development projects.

Govt Urged to Fund Zamec

[Times of Zambia]THE MEDIA Institute in Southern Africa (MISA)-Zambia has called on Government to fund the Zambian Media Council (ZAMEC) to enable it start operating.

K58 Million Set Aside for Dip Tanks Rehab

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has set aside K58 million for the rehabilitation and construction of dip tanks across the country.

Pharmacist Held Over Drugs Theft

[Times of Zambia]POLICE have arrested a pharmacist at Mazabuka District Hospital for theft by public servant for allegedly stealing 4 x 500 tins of assorted sealed drugs worth over K320.00.

Copper Processing Plant Planned for Mufulira

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT through the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) is facilitating the setting up of a processing plant for copper and related industries in Mufulira district, Copperbelt Permanent Secretary Stanford Msichili has said.

Sports Bodies Welcome SCZ Ultimatum

[Times of Zambia]NATIONAL sports bodies have welcomed the ultimatum by Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) chairperson Mwamba Kalenga on the need for affiliates to hold their annual general meetings (AGM) by March monthend ahead of the Council's AGM in April.

Masebo in Spain for Visa Facilitation Meeting

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's Tourism and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo and her Zimbabwean counterpart Walter Mzembi are expected to hold a high level meeting with United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Secretary General Taleb Rifai in Spain this ...

CEC to Raise K387, 500 From New Shares

[Times of Zambia]THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) will issue new shares to raise up to K387, 500,000 by way of a renounceable rights offer.

Sensitise Rural People On SIM Card Registration

[Times of Zambia]I commend the one month extension for SIM card registration. However, I feel this extension will benefit urban people and not rural or clientele in remote areas.

Govt to Set Up Ethanol, Petrol Refineries – PS

[Times of Zambia]The Government will soon source K15 million to set up refineries for blending ethanol and petrol to address the high fuel prices in the country.

Musa Mwenye Admits Legal Opinion Not for PF

[Zambia Reports]Solicitor General Musa Mwenye has testified in the Judge Evans Hamaundu led tribunal saying he rendered the expert opinion to Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba as a government functionary.