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Posts published in “Day: February 17, 2014

Varsity Talks Resume

[Times of Zambia]NEGOTIATIONS for increased salaries for Mulungushi University lecturers in Kabwe, which stalled last month after the unions and management reached a deadlock, will resume this week.

Hunger Hits 2,500 Serenje Families

[Times of Zambia]ABOUT 2,500 families in Serenje District have been hit with hunger following a drought during the last farming season.

Is Zambia Sata’s Monarchy?

[Zambia Reports]Something has to be done about President Michael Sata's new found position on the constitution. Note that it has always been known that President Sata throughout his political career has always espoused a dictatorship philosophy.

Heavy Rain Destroys Mtenguleni-Madzimawe Road

[Times of Zambia]HEAVY rain has washed away portions of Mtenguleni-Madzimawe Road in Chipata District which is under rehabilitation by Build Trust Construction Limited.

State to Review Prisons Act

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT says it is in the process of reviewing the Prisons Act to ensure it meets international standards.

Govt Taken to Task Over Cattle Movement Ban

[Times of Zambia]OPPOSITION Members of Parliament (MPs) on Friday took Government to task over the cattle movement ban in Southern and Western provinces, which has been in force for the past 17 years.

Mulungushi Textiles to Be Leased

[Times of Zambia]THE Government will soon lease the Zambia China-Mulungushi Textiles in Kabwe to an independent investor who will operate it profitably on a large scale basis, Defence Minister Edgar Lungu has said.

Govt Cautioned on IDC

[Times of Zambia]THE Government should ensure that the planned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) does not result in loss of public funds or departure from current market-led investments which will stifle private sector growth.

Sunzu’s Late Strike Wins It for Sochaux

[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO defender, Stoppila Sunzu at the weekend grabbed a late goal to hand FC Sochaux-Montbeliard a vital 1-0 win over Guingamp, boosting the team's battle against relegation in the French Ligue 1.

Nkana Eye CAF Group Stage

[Times of Zambia]STRIKER Ronald 'Sate Sate' Kampamba has said Nkana's dramatic win over Mbabane Swallows of Swaziland is a catalyst to reach the 2014 CAF Champions League group stage.

Female Judoka in Injury Scare

[Times of Zambia]SENSATIONAL female judoka, Abigail Chindele suffered a knee injury at the weekend during a tournament in Mazabuka ahead of the Africa Cadet and Junior Championships set for March 18 in Tunisia.

ZASU to Hold Final Selection Gala

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Amateur Swimming Union (ZASU) will this weekend hold the fourth league gala at the new Simba School Swimming Pool in Ndola. The gala will also act as the final selection of the Zambian team to compete at the African Swimming...

Taj Pamodzi Hotel Injects K290,000 in WBC Showdown

[Times of Zambia]NEXT month's World Boxing Council (WBC) double bill promotion has received a major boost of K290,000 sponsorship from Taj Pamodzi Hotel and Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC), leaving a shortfall of just K143,000.

PS Praises JK

[Times of Zambia]Luapula Province Permanent Secretary, Chanda Kasolo, has praised musician, Jordan Katembula, popularly known as JK, for his success in the music industry.

Mukosa Raises U.S.$40,000

[Times of Zambia]NATIONAL motor rally champion Ken Mukosa said he has raised $40,000 (about K224,000) towards his budget to buy a new car for the 2014 FIA Africa Rally Championship (ARC).

Nchanga’s Mwape Impress in Sweden

[Times of Zambia]NCHANGA Rangers striker, Bornwell Mwape kicked off his trials at Swedish side, Malmo FC on high despite the freezing weather conditions in that part of Europe.

Situma to Spearhead IRB Project Launch

[Times of Zambia]CONFEDERATION of African Rugby (CAR) development officer for Eastern and Southern region, Erick Situma has been assigned to spearhead the launch of an International Rugby Board (IRB) project in Zambia this monthend.

Plight of Circumstantial Children in Prison

[Times of Zambia]PRISONS in Zambia can be devastating; the sight of those walls scares visiting relatives, while new convicts fail to reconcile their minds and body to the harsh environment.