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Posts published in “Day: February 21, 2014

Conflict On DRC, Zambia Border Threatens Regional Trade

[IPS]Lusaka -Truck driver Alfred Ndlovu transports cobalt from the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) mineral rich Katanga Province to South Africa twice a month. He has been doing this for the last five years but now he is considering giving it up b...

End State-Sponsored Persecution As Same-Sex Trial Reaches Verdict

[AI London]The Zambian authorities must end the persecution of individuals based on their perceived sexual orientation, Amnesty International said as the trial of two Zambian men accused of having sex "against the order of nature" is set to conclude on...

Kabimba Tribunal Was Predetermined – FODEP

[Zambia Reports]The Foundation for Democratic Process says the Wynter Kabimba tribunal was predetermined as the Justice Minister refused to step down during the probe.

Sondashi Turns Against Sata On Constitution

[Zambia Reports]Opposition Forum for Democratic Alternatives president Ludwig Sondashi says President Michael Sata's turnaround on the constitution should be challenged by the Zambian populous.

Thieves Terrorise Ndola Market

[Times of Zambia]RAMPANT thefts have struck Pamodzi Market in Ndola's Pamodzi Township, forcing some traders to close down.

Airtel Generates One Million Transactions Daily

[Times of Zambia]BHARTI Airtel is currently generating a total of one million transactions valued at US$ 25 million daily from an active base of five million customers listed on the Airtel money service across the African continent.

Disabled Group Seeks Funds for Carpentry Shop

[Times of Zambia]A GROUP of disabled people in Ndola has embarked on mobilisation of resources to pump into a carpentry shop it has established that would help its members earn a living.

Business Bill to Reduce Bureaucracy – Chenda

[Times of Zambia]Government has said enactment of the Business Regulatory Bill Number 22 of 2013, will reduce bureaucracy and result in the establishment of the Business Regulatory Authority (BRA) which will act as a single licensing system.

Pupil’s Death Puzzles Kawambwa School Head

[Times of Zambia]THE death of a Grade 12 pupil in Kawambwa in Luapula Province who died in his sleep has left school authorities puzzled.

DEC Destroys Fake K247,000 in Chipata

[Times of Zambia]THE Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) in conjunction with the judiciary in Chipata on Wednesday destroyed K 247,000 in K50 and K100 counterfeit notes.

Provide Evidence of Katuba Violence – Police

[Times of Zambia]THE police command in Central Province has challenged individuals who have allegedly been attacked during the ongoing campaigns in Katuba Constituency to provide evidence for the police to take action.

FAZ Seeks Fifa Clarity On Fines

[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has written to FIFA seeking clarification over the heavy fines slapped on it and three local clubs for breaches relating to the international transfer of players.

Nine Schools Geared for FQML Rugby 15s Battle

[Times of Zambia]ACTION returns to Simba School in Ndola tomorrow when nine schools battle it out in the First Quantum Minerals Limited (FQML) Inter-District Invitation rugby 15s Tournament.

Zambia to Play Uganda

[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has settled for Uganda as Chipolopolo's opponents for the March 5, international friendly match to be played at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.

Mwale Not Ready for War of Words

[Times of Zambia]NKANA coach Masauso Mwale has refused to be drawn into a war of words with Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) coach George Nsimbe ahead of their 2014 CAF Champions League first round, first leg match in Kitwe on March 1.

Lwandamina Is Zesco Head Coach

[Times of Zambia]ZESCO United yesterday unveiled George Lwandamina as head coach taking over from Tenant Chembo, who has been relegated to first team has assistant coach.

Beaumelle Names Squad

[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO coach Patrice Beaumelle has named a 42-member squad comprising local and foreign-based players for the international friendly match against Uganda.

Hamaundu’s Tribunal Outcome On Kabimba Is Trash

[Zambia Reports]One the complainants in the Tribunal constituted to probe Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba's alleged abuse of office and breach of the oath of secrecy, Brebner Changala has described the tribunal as a sham and its findings as a trash.

Judge Recuses Himself From GBM Expulsion Case

[Times of Zambia]LUSAKA High Court judge Mubanga Kondolo has recused himself from handling a matter in which former Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has challenged his suspension and expulsion from the ruling Patriotic Front (PF).