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Posts published in February 2014

Katuba By-Election – Political Parties Praised

[Times of Zambia]Chingola -I COMMEND all political parties participating in the Katuba by-election for showing political civility. Politics is about numbers and numbers are gained genuinely not by imposing candidates on electorates.

Nevers Visits Muteteka in Prison

[Zambia Reports]Opposition MMD president Nevers Mumba has visited convicted Chisamba Member of Parliament Moses Muteteka at Lusaka Central Prison commonly known as Chimbokaila.

Agriculture in Wrong Hands, Says Fr Chiti

[Zambia Reports]The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection says it doubts that the right people are in charge of the Ministry of Agriculture.

ACC to Summon Former Envoy to Moscow

[Times of Zambia]THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) intends to summon former Zambian ambassador to Russia Patrick Sinyinza over US$1,700 allegedly paid to him irregularly when he represented the country from 2010 to 2012.

Nkana Face Arrows in Charity Shield Final

[Times of Zambia]MTN Premier Division League champions, Nkana yesterday kicked off the 2014 soccer season campaign on a high with convincing victory over Nchanga Rangers in the Samuel 'Zoom' Ndhlovu Charity Shield semi-final in Kitwe.

Chikwanda’s Subsidy Statement Shocks Black Friday

[Zambia Reports]The Black Friday consortium of civil society organizations has described as shocking Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda's statement that there are no funds being saved from the removal of subsidies on fuel and maize.

PF Poll Violence Uncalled for

[Times of Zambia]IT was on this space last week when we praised the ruling party, the Patriotic Front (PF), for conducting 'peaceful' elections for Lusaka District.

Chief Mukuni Hospitalised

[Zambia Reports]The flamboyant Chief Mukuni of the Toka Leya people of Kazungula has been admitted to the country's biggest referral - the University Teaching Hospital.

Kamenza Theatre Club Revival Long Overdue

[Times of Zambia]THE run-down, abandoned and derelict Kamenza Theatre club even in that wrecked state is probable to host this year's World Theatre Day from a Zambian perspective and generally spur theatrical activities in Chililabombwe.

Nokutula Banda – Judo Champion in the Making

[Times of Zambia]IF anyone was born to be a judo champion, it was Nokutula Banda. Her natural attacking prowess, the ability to mix the throwing techniques and a special blend of tricks and strategies whenever she steps on the mat makes her one of the ...

ZAM Conflicts Unfortunate

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Association of Musicians (ZAM) recently launched a strategic plan to improve the association's way of operation as well as making it a viable union that musicians in the country can depend on for their wellbeing.