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Posts published in “Day: February 13, 2014

Dennis Lota Laid to Rest

[CAF]Former Zambian national team striker, Dennis Lota who died of suspected malaria bout last week, was laid to rest at West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 12 February 2014.

Merreikh, Nkana Seek to Restore Image

[CAF]Sudanese champions, Al-Merreikh and Nkana FC of Zambia have daunting tasks in this weekend's second leg matches of the preliminary round of the Orange CAF Champions League.

Kabimba Angry With Renewed Calls for ACC Probe

[Zambia Reports]Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba has angrily responded to calls for the Anti Corruption Commission to re-open the corruption probe against him.

‘Steer Clear of Constitution Debate’

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has warned public service officers to desist from indulging in the on-going debate on a new Constitution.

Nkumbula Is Women Rugby Association Patron

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) has appointed Workers Compensation Fund Control Board (WCFCB) commissioner and chief executive officer Elizabeth Nkumbula as the patron for the Zambia Women Rugby Association (ZWRA).

Chama Is Player of the Year

[Times of Zambia]RED Arrows defender and captain Bronson Chama is the 2013 Player of the Year.

Nkana Suffers Injury Setback

[Times of Zambia]NKANA midfielder Kelvin Mubanga is in a race against time ahead of Saturday's crucial 2014 CAF Champions League preliminary round, return leg clash against Mbabane Swallows in Kitwe after sustaining an injury.

Patrice Wants Stronger Opposition

[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO coach Patrice Beaumelle says he wants Zambia to play a strong side if the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) manages to secure an international friendly match on March 5.

Curb Road Traffic Accidents

[Times of Zambia]EVERY year, Zambia loses hundreds of productive lives through road carnage and this has exerted huge costs on the country's coffers.

Govt Releases U.S.$25 Million for KK Airport Expansion

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has released about US$25 million as advance payment towards the reconstruction and expansion of the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka.

CEC, Nampower Clinch Deal

[Times of Zambia]COPPERBELT Energy Corporation (CEC) has reportedly reached a deal with Namibian power utility NamPower for the development of a protracted US$1.2 billion gas-to-power plant in Namibia.

Fertiliser Scam Suspects Appear in Court

[Times of Zambia]FOUR of the 11 people suspected to have participated in the diversion of three truckloads of Government subsidised fertiliser appeared in the Chipata magistrate's court on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to the charge of theft.

State to Build 25,000 Housing Units

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT says it is mobilising funds outside the national Budget to construct more than 25,000 housing units for officers in all departments under the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Woman Testifies in Soldier Murder Trial

[Times of Zambia]A WITNESS on Tuesday testified in a case in which a soldier is accused of killing his wife that she received a text message from the deceased, just before she was found dead, asking her to go to her house immediately.

O’donnell Calls for Predictable Economic Policies

[Times of Zambia]THE Government should continue putting in place predictable policies to create an economic platform for job creation and wealth creation in the country, a leading business executive has said.

‘Don’t Attack Fire Fighters’

[Times of Zambia]LUSAKA Deputy Mayor Mulenga Sata has called for calm and tolerance among Lusaka residents who attack fire officers whenever they arrive late at fire accident scenes.

Zambia-China Trade Volumes Increase

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia-China trade volumes increased to US$3.8 billion in 2013 from the $3.4 billion recorded the previous year, Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Zhou Yuxiao has said.

Sata’s 2016 Ambition Unrealistic

[Zambia Reports]President Sata's 2016 political ambition is unrealistic and lacking sound political judgement.

TIZ Admits Working With PF

[Zambia Reports]A witness has told the Lusaka High Court that Transparency International Zambia, TIZ, as an organization made consideration for campaigning with the opposition as part of services to reach out to citizens.