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Posts published in “Day: February 26, 2014

Paul Kasonkomona Found Not Guilty

[GroundUp]Paul Kasonkomona, a human rights activists working in Zambia, has been acquitted after almost a year of legal proceedings.

ECZ Delays Official Katuba Result

[Zambia Reports]The Electoral Commission of Zambia has yet to announce the final results for the Katuba by-election although the opposition UPND has garnered unassailable lead polling 4327 votes from 28 out of 32 polling stations.

CSoS Ask Sata to Plainly Deny Zambians a Constitution

[Zambia Reports]The Civil Society Coalition on the Constitution says President Michael Sata should state plainly if his mind is set on not giving Zambians a new constitution.

Minister Sikwazwe Commands Militia At Katuba Polling

[Zambia Reports]Northern Province Minister Freedom Sikazwe is at the centre of controversy in Katuba Constituency where he has popped up at two polling stations fanning violence.

GBV Perpetrators Deserve Stiffer Punishment

[Times of Zambia]WE join the Non Governmental Organisations Coordinating Council (NGOCC) in welcoming the imprisonment of a Lusaka business person who assaulted his wife.

Mopani Zambia Open Dangles K780,000

[Times of Zambia]THE 2014 Mopani Copper Mines Zambia Open Golf Championship will be richest-ever in the history of the local sport after tournament organisers set R1.5 million (about K780, 000) as prize money for deserving players.

Shoddy Zone Six Works Slammed

[Times of Zambia]THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday slammed the shoddy works that were done by contractors ahead of Zambia's hosting of the 2012 Supreme Council for Sports in Africa (SCSA) Zone Six Youth Games.

Dad Nabbed for ‘Defiling’ Own Daughter

[Times of Zambia]A FORTY-SEVEN-year-old man of Kabompo district has been arrested for allegedly defiling his 11-year-old biological daughter and impregnating her.

Cutters Usher in New Executive

[Times of Zambia]FAZ Division One Two League side, Choma Municipal Cutters held its elections that saw local business executive Joyson Sikale elected as chairperson.

Kangwa Earns Chipolopolo Recall

[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO coach, Patrice Beaumelle has recalled Nkana striker, Evans Kangwa to the national team that kicked off preparations yesterday for next Wednesday's international friendly match against Uganda.

State, U.S. Launch $10 Missed Lusaka Water Initiative

[Times of Zambia]Government and the United States(US) based Millenuin Challenge Corporation have has launched an innovation grant programme worth US$10 million aimed at improving water and sanitation systems in Lusaka.

Ugandan Traditional Healer Fined

[Times of Zambia]A UGANDAN traditional healer has been slapped with a K3, 000 fine of by the Solwezi Magistrate's Court for practicing without a permit.

NGOCC Urges Stiffer Punishment for GBV

[Times of Zambia]THE Non Governmental Organisations' Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has welcomed the imprisonment of a 49-year-old executive of Lusaka who has been imprisoned for 18 months by the Lusaka Magistrate's Court for assaulting his wife.

6,000 Dairy Farmers to Get WTO Funds

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 6,000 small-holder dairy farmers are expected to benefit from the US$2.5 million released by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to the Dairy Association of Zambia (DAZ).

Challenges Faced in Product Marketing

[Times of Zambia]SEEING is believing so the saying goes. People are easily convinced with things which are visible, things they can touch and feel.