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Posts published in “Day: February 5, 2014

Zambians Will Not Give Up Constitution Fight

[Zambia Reports]The Oasis Forum says the Patriotic Front government is cheating itself if it thinks that Zambians will give up on their demand for a new constitution.


[Zambia Reports]It was mid-afternoon, and I was sitting on the veranda of my little house in Chainda, sipping a glass of kachasu, when I heard a voice behind me, 'Excuse me sir, my apologies for interrupting your royal contemplations, but am I right in...

Zambia, UK Seal New Taxation Deal

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA and the United Kingdom (UK) Government yesterday signed a new agreement for the avoidance of double taxation (DTA) with respect to taxes on income and capital.

GBM’s Wife Summoned – As Cops Quiz His Daughter Sibongile

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Lusaka have summoned former Defence Minister, Geoffrey Mwamba's wife, Chama and daughter Thandiwe, to appear for interrogations regarding the tender for the supply of Zesco poles.

Kapeya Ticks Off Hakainde Hichilema

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT finds as extremely 'irresponsible' United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema's continued utterances against President Michael Sata each time the head of state travels abroad.

DEC, Sports Ministry to Fight Dopping

[Times of Zambia]THE Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) intends to continue its collaboration with the Ministry of Sport in a bid to discourage sportsmen and women from abusing illicit drugs.

ZNS Officer Pleads Not Guilty

[Times of Zambia]A ZAMBIA National Service (ZNS) officer has pleaded not guilty to slapping Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA), chief executive officer Zindaba Soko. Gift Moyo, 40, a ZNS nurse told Lusaka magistrate Wendy Chibesakunda that althoug...

‘General’ Kanene Convicted, Locked Up

[Times of Zambia]LUSAKA-based musician Clifford Dimba, alias 'General' Kanene, has been convicted of defiling an underage girl. Dimba, 26, has since been committed to the High Court where he faces a minimum sentence of 15 years and maximum of life impr...

Sata Spells Out ZRL Successes

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata says Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) has recorded growth in haulage capacity after undergoing major rehabilitation works from September last year.

Govt Lifts Ban On Pigs Movement

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has with immediate effect lifted the recent ban on the movement of pigs and pork products in Southern Province.

Catherine Donates to UTH Mothers’ Shelter

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S boxing heroine, Catherine Phiri, took time off her busy training scheduled ahead of the World Boxing Council (WBC) title fight to donate assorted food items worth K1,000 to the Mothers' Shelter at the University Teaching Hospi...

Mulenga, Kabamba Impress Power Coach

[Times of Zambia]POWER Dynamos coach Tennant Chilumba has expressed happiness with the commitment shown by defender Nyambe Mulenga and striker Patrick Kabamba since their arrival this year.

Ex-Zambia Player Killed

[Times of Zambia]A drinking spree for former Zambia and Red Arrows player, Chiwanki Lyainga ended in death on Monday night.

Slow Pace of Justice in North Worries High Court Judge

[Times of Zambia]HIGH court Judge Isaac Chali has described the slow pace in which court cases are being disposed in the Northern circuit as outrageous and a stumbling block to the delivery of justice. In apparent disbelief, Judge Chali said it was sho...

DEC Unveils 3-Year Strategic Plan

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has challenged the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) to take keen interest in studying the Auditor General's report and investigate financial irregularities it highlights.

Kwacha Still Under Siege

[Times of Zambia]THE Kwacha remained weaker against the dollar on Monday extending its losses for a third straight day, the Zanaco Daily Newsletter has stated.

Another Shoprite Mall On Cards in Solwezi

[Times of Zambia]SHOPRITE Holdings Group will construct a second shopping mall that will house Shoprite supermarket, Hungry Lion Take Away and O.K Furniture store in Solwezi as part of its expansion programme.

PIA Must Act Against Undercutting

[Times of Zambia]LAST week I wrote an article titled 'Undercutting retards industry growth.'I raised a number of issues which included the ability of the regulator to cub the same vice of undercutting insurance premiums.

High Labour Turnover Danger to Business

[Times of Zambia]IN this week's column, we take a look at the labour turnover being experienced in the business entities, run by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) entrepreneurs.

Defaced Zambian Flags Should Be Replaced

[Times of Zambia]ADOPTED on October 24, 1964, green in colour with an orange eagle in flight over a rectangular block of three vertical stripes coloured, from left to right: red black and orange is the Zambia National flag.