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Posts published in “Day: February 20, 2014

Tribalism Is Rife in PF, Admits Guy Scott

[Zambia Reports]Feeling the heat of the Katuba parliamentary by-election campaigns, Vice President Guy Scott has stuck to the tribal sermon by saying even his appointment as second in command in had raised tribal squeals in the ruling Patriotic Front.

Sata’s Phobia for Hichilemania

[Zambia Reports]So if United Party for National Development President Hakainde Hichilema so cared to stoop to the level of President Michael Sata and suddenly turned up at a political rally with his father, what will the Head of State do? End sleepless...

Kwacha Drops to Weakest in 20 Years, BoZ Calls Emergency

[Zambia Reports]The Bank of Zambia called an emergency meeting with lenders to probe a drop in the nation's currency to a record against the dollar, two weeks after Ghana limited foreign-currency sales to halt a slide in the cedi, according to the Busi...

Diggers Wrap Up SA Tour

[Times of Zambia]'MEN At Work' Diggers coach, Robertson 'Plough' Kang'ongwe has declared his side ready for the 2014 Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) season.

China Jiangxi Hikes Workers’ Wages

[Times of Zambia]CHINA Jiangxi International Corporation (CJIC), a company engaged by Government to construct a six-storey provincial administration in Choma, has increased salaries for its general workers to K910 per month from about K570.

PAC Grills Works PS

[Times of Zambia]THE Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday took the Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Permanent Secretary Charles Simpanje to task over the misapplication of funds in excess of K12 million.

State Lambasts Hakainde Hichilema

[Times of Zambia]STATE House has advised United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema to tone down on his political rhetoric because it is irritating Zambians.

Lusaka in K1.8 Billion Water, Sanitation Boost

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has mobilised a grant of K1.8 billion (US$355 million) to improve water supply, sanitation and drainage systems in Lusaka, President Michael Sata has said.

Kapeya Spells Out Digital Migration Benefits

[Times of Zambia]INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services Minister Mwansa Kapeya has said the digital migration will present a fertile ground for local actors to generate better income and create employment for the youths.

New Foreign Policy On Cards

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has completed the revision of the foreign policy, Foreign Affairs Minister Wylbur Simuusa has disclosed.

Badminton Duo Leave for Uganda

[Times of Zambia]BADMINTON 'golden boy' Chongo Mulenga and women top seed Olga Siamupangila have left for Uganda to participate in the Uganda International junior and senior tournaments.

Protea Hotel to Open in April

[Times of Zambia]THE Protea Hotel being constructed at Lusaka's Arcades shopping mall at the cost of K70 million is set to open in April this year, Union Gold Zambia Limited, chairperson Mark O'Donnel has said.

SA Trade Barriers Worry State

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT says it is concerned with the trade barriers South Africa has imposed on some Zambian products and has led to trade imbalances between the two countries, with earnings standing at K5.65 billion per annum.

Girl Narrates How Dad’s Friend Raped Her

[Times of Zambia]A TEN-YEAR-OLD girl has testified in court how she was left an invalid after she was defiled by her father's friend.

Health Research Key in Decision Making – Minister

[Times of Zambia]HEALTH Deputy Minister Chitalu Chilufya has observed that the landscape of health research in Zambia is improving under the Patriotic Front (PF) Government.

Gondwe Hails East Agro Contribution to GDP

[Times of Zambia]BANK of Zambia Governor Dr Michael Gondwe has said Eastern Province has been a major contributor to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) through its strong performance in agriculture.

Ndola Airport Shift Spot On

[Times of Zambia]THE relocation of Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport in Ndola to a more spacious area will certainly attract more investment and change the face of the Copperbelt provincial capital, which has had an old structure serving as a...

Wila Mung’omba Will Be Missed

[Times of Zambia]GONE to the land of his ancestors in the year he could have been commemorating his diamond jubilee-75 years in October this year.

Zambia Coach Wary of Twiga Stars

[Daily News]ZAMBIA national team coach Patrice Beaumelle expects a tough challenge against Tanzania's Twiga Stars when the two sides clash in the return leg of the 2014 African Women's Championship (AWC) qualifier in Dar es Salaam.