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Posts published in January 2014

No Player Is Guaranteed Place in Squad-Patrice

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA coach, Patrice Beaumelle says there will be no guaranteed places in his Chipolopolo squad for any footballer and has advised his star players to immediately start proving their worth at club level.

RSTA to Re-Examine Erring PSV Drivers

[Times of Zambia]THE Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) will start re-examining all Public Service Vehicle (PSV) drivers that defy road traffic regulations.

Three Inferno Victims Discharged

[Times of Zambia]THREE of the six children who sustained burns in an inferno that gutted their house on Wednesday and burnt to death 56-year-old Patrick Mwape in Racecourse Township in Kitwe have been discharged from hospital.

‘ZRA Was Not Consulted Over Border Tender’

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) says it was not consulted in the process of awarding a cancelled tender to Baran Investments of the United Kingdom under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework to manage infrastructure at Kasu...

Govt Targets U.S.$4 Billion FDI

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has said Government is targeting to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) worth US$4 billion this year.

Choma Gets Local Language Text Books

[Times of Zambia]CHOMA District has received about 2,500 copies of grade one text books for implementation of the new education curriculum on local languages.

SCZ Gives ZTTA K30,000

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Table Tennis Association's (ZTTA) preparations for the 2014 Confederation Africa Table Tennis Association (CATTA) Zone Six tournament which starts today, got a timely boost yesterday when the Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) d...

Mpombo Says IDC Is a Failed Project

[Zambia Reports]People's Democratic Party (PDP) President George Mpombo says the Industrial Development Council should not be chaired by President Michael Sata as it risked taking the same failed route of the UNIP era.

Muteteka to Appeal Five Year Sentence

[Zambia Reports]MMD Chisamba Member of Parliament Moses Muteteka has been sentenced to five years in prison for theft of a motor vehicle belonging to Chisamba Council.

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.