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Posts published in “Day: January 30, 2014

Hh Receives 100 Defecting PF Members From Matero

[Zambia Reports]The opposition United Party for National Development says it has received about 100 Patriotic Front members in Matero constituency in Lusaka.

Opinion – Scott Is Better Shutting Up

[Zambia Reports]So Vice President Guy Scott decided to call an impromptu press briefing just to have a go at former Defence Minister Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba? A press conference which under President Michael Sata has become so elusive that Zambians have ...

Kapeya, Scott Give Conflicting Chikusu Account in Katuba

[Zambia Reports]Chief government spokesperson Mwansa Kapeya has heaped praise on former MMD Katuba MP Patrick Chikusu as having left a lasting legacy while Vice President Guy Scott recently said the MMD failed to do anything in the area.

Turkey to Assist SMEs

[Times of Zambia]TURKEY has pledged to assist Zambian Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) to make them contribute more to the country's economic growth.

Copper Prices Drop

[Times of Zambia]COPPER prices hit a seven-week low on Tuesday as buying interest faded ahead of the Chinese New Year and as a stronger dollar weighed in.

Prison Condom Distribution Debate Rages

[Times of Zambia]THE issue of condom distribution in Zambian prisons due the high prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS requires serious analysis by relevant stakeholders.

Lager Sales Soar

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIAN Breweries, a subsidiary of global brewer SABMiller, posted a growth rate of 12 per cent on lager volumes at the end of 2013 buoyed by expansion projects that led to an increased production.

Forum Opposes IDC Formation

[Times of Zambia]SOME stakeholders in the private sector have said the establishment of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) will adversely affect the growth of the sector in the country.

Grade 11 Pupil, 16, ‘Gang-Raped’

[Times of Zambia]A SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD grade 11 pupil of Linda Secondary School in Livingstone has allegedly been raped and beaten by more than five men.

‘Fake Prophets’ Irk Choma Residents

[Times of Zambia]SOME Choma residents have called on the police to take action against people from some churches masquerading as prophets who are charging huge sums of money for 'healing' prayers.

Embrace Japanese Help

[Times of Zambia]JAPAN has been a reliable friend of Africa in terms of trade and investments from time immemorial and the fruits of its friendship are there for all to see.

Sata Arrives in Ethiopia

[Times of Zambia]Addis Ababa -PRESIDENT Michael Sata has arrived here ahead of the 22nd Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) summit which opens today.

Japan Pledges More Investments to Africa

[Times of Zambia]JAPAN will continue supporting the growth of economies in Africa through trade and investments by the private sector to ensure positive contribution towards the peoples' lives.

Somali Man Fined for Illegal Entry

[Times of Zambia]THE Ndola magistrate's court has convicted and fined a Somali K4,000 for illegal entry and illegal stay in Zambia.

House Inferno Claims Life in Kitwe

[Times of Zambia]A FIFTY-SIX-YEAR-OLD man of Racecourse Township in Kitwe has been burnt to death in an inferno that gutted his house and left six children with serious burns.

Man Stabbed in Attempted Robbery

[Times of Zambia]THE Great North Road, which lately seems haunted by its old name of Hell Run, was yet again a scene of a daring attack as a motorist was on Tuesday morning stabbed in the head by a man who wanted to steal his car.

ZNS Officer in Court for Slapping RTSA Boss

[Times of Zambia]A ZAMBIA National Service (ZNS) officer has appeared in court for allegedly slapping Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) chief executive officer Zindaba Soko in the face.

Contractor Told to Speed Up Chingola-Solwezi Road Works

[Times of Zambia]THE Road Development Agency (RDA) has directed Roads and Paving Zambia Limited (ROADPAVE), the contractor engaged to rehabilitate the Chingola-Solwezi Road, to speed up works.