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Posts published in “Day: March 10, 2014

Mining Women’s Potential in Zambia

[SciDev.Net]In this interview, Mususu Kaonda, a materials science PhD student at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, and the first female lecturer in the University of Zambia's School of Mines, talks about the need for mentoring to encourage ...

Malaria Still a Setback – Minister

[Times of Zambia]HEALTH Minister Joseph Kasonde says malaria has remained a serious problem in Zambia in the past one-and-a-half years.

Cancelling Zawa Tenders Was Best Decision – Masebo

[Times of Zambia]TOURISM and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo has said Government could not afford to award most of the 19 hunting blocs to family cartels at the expense of indigenous Zambians.

IG Warns ‘Anarchists’

[Times of Zambia]INSPECTOR General of Police Stella Libongani has warned people planning to hold public processions against flouting the Public Order Act.

Three Boys Defile Girl (Three)

[Times of Zambia]A THREE-YEAR-OLD girl has allegedly been defiled by three boys, two of them brothers, in Kitwe's Bulangililo Township.

‘All Must Benefit From Growth’

[Times of Zambia]BRITISH High Commissioner to Zambia, James Thornton says the gap between the rich and the poor in the country is wide and should be addressed.

Maintaining High Levels of Hygiene Vital

[Times of Zambia]IN their week-long activities leading up to the celebrations of International Women's Day which falls today, officials from Lusaka City Council ended their programme with cleaning the environment at the Civic Centre.

Drunken Driving Lands Man in Prison

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka fast-track court has sentenced a 26-year-old man to four months simple imprisonment after he failed to pay a fine of K2,000 for drunken driving.

Golfers Scout for K350,000

[Times of Zambia]WITH six weeks remaining before hosting the 2014 All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge, the organising committee has stepped its efforts in mobilising funds to meet the K350,000 deficit needed before the tournament tees off next month.

Parley Grills Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary

[Times of Zambia]THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday took the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to task over the continued violation of financial regulations by missions abroad in which Zambia was losing thousands of Kwacha.

Worldwide to Pick Team for Spain Tourney

[Times of Zambia]WORLDWIDE Scholarships Zambia has been given the right to organise a team to represent the country at Spain's biggest youth football competition called the Mediterranean International Cup (MIC) football festival.

40 Mungwi Kids Survive Drowning

[Times of Zambia]FORTY children survived a near-drowning incident mid this week when the boat ferrying them to school capsized on a river in Mungwi District.

Women to Have Easy Access to Land

[Times of Zambia]LANDS Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Minister Harry Kalaba has directed his Permanent Secretary Ing'utu Suba to set up a committee to empower women with land.

Nephew Impregnates Aunt

[Times of Zambia]A NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD girl of Shitambuli Village in Chief Sokontwe's area in Milenge District in Luapula Province has shocked her grandmother after she revealed that her nephew impregnated her.

Slam Brakes On Road Carnage

[Times of Zambia]THE road traffic accidents that have claimed many human lives in the recent past need urgent intervention to save other lives from being lost.

Mukosa Scoops ZMSA Award

[Times of Zambia]NATIONAL Champion, Kenny 'Ichongedwe' Mukosa has been crowned the 2013 Zambia Motor Sports Association Driver of the Year.

Sakala Brothers Split

[Times of Zambia]FIRSTLY, before I start writing about the Sakala Brothers' separation, let me convey my condolences to family and friends of Marvin Kasomo of the gospel group Blessed Three (B3) who died last week at University Teaching Hospital (UTH).