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Posts published in March 2014

Child’s Body Exhumed in Bizarre Incident

[Times of Zambia]A FAMILY of Luanshya has been left in shock after it encountered a bizarre incident in which a coffin of its deceased two-year-three-months-old child has been exhumed barely two days after burial. The coffin was found outside the grave...

MMD in Wrong Hands – Chitala

[Times of Zambia]MMD's first deputy national secretary Mbita Chitala has said the current wrangles in the former ruling party is partly because it is being managed by non-founder members. Mr Chitala said in an interview that some senior MMD officials d...

Capt Sakala – a Peep Into His Flying Years

[Times of Zambia]WHEN it comes to matters of proficiency and professionalism in the civil aviation industry, Capt Alick Sakala, is simply heights above his peers.

Chavuma On Transformation Path

[Times of Zambia]CHAVUMA District in North-Western Province is undergoing 'marked' transformation following the massive Government infrastructure development projects taking root in the area.

Two Drown in Chambeshi Pontoon Accident

[Times of Zambia]TWO people have drowned after cables attached to a pontoon operating on the Chambeshi River snapped at the weekend. The other seven passengers who were on board the pontoon survived the incident and managed to get to river bank alive. ...

Envoy Calls for Enhanced Poverty Fight

[Times of Zambia]FINNISH Ambassador to Zambia Pertti Anttinen has said the fight against poverty should be enhanced as Zambia celebrates 50 years of independence. Mr Anttinen said it was important for Zambia to address the high poverty levels and make ...

Ambulance Donation Cheers Residents

[Times of Zambia]TEARS of joy, ululations and traditional dances from residents of Sinazongwe Constituency characterised the splendid handover of an ambulance by their area Member of Parliament Richwell Siamunene.

Deal With Land Grabbers Firmly – Kabimba

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has directed the police to deal firmly with people found invading private property before the situation gets out of hand.

Pregnancies Among Pupils Worrying

[Times of Zambia]THERE is no doubt that the problem of pregnancies among schools girls is still a vexing issue in Zambia. Judging by the magnitude of this problem, there is urgent need to find a lasting panacea to this mindboggling predicament and the ...

Kabimba’s Sidekick, Chanda Mfula, Counsels MMD

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front secretary general Wynter Kabimba's sidekick Chanda Mfula has released a statement advising the MMD to resolve its wrangles. This is despite the fact that President Michael Sata and the ruling party are bankrolling the Do...

Letter – Sata’s Bogus 90 Days Promises

[Zambia Reports]With all due respect I write this open letter to you to remind you of the many promises you and your government made to the majority of Zambians especially the youths prior to the 2016 General elections,

Engage Women in Agribusiness, Urges World Bank

[Times of Zambia]THERE is need for the Government to engage women in agribusiness for them to contribute towards greater gender equality and economic development, World Bank has said.

Zambia to Host Chinese Investors

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA will this week host a high-level investment and trade seminar for Zambian and Chinese firms at one of the Multi Facility Economic Zones (MFEZs) in Lusaka.

Engineers Urged to Join Forces

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has called for collaboration between foreign and local consultants as well as contractors to find engineering solutions to challenges the country was facing.

Metal Exports Nose-Dive

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's metal exports in the total value decreased from K3, 631 million recorded in January to K3,082 million in February 2014.

Wife in Agony As Hubby Weds

[Times of Zambia]A Thirty-five-YEAR-OLD woman of Lusaka's Zingalume Township has been left in agony after learning that her 45-year-old husband is marrying another woman in a suspected case of bigamy. Bigamy is the crime of marrying somebody else when ...

FAZ Cracks Wip

[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has deregistered 16 football clubs under its umbrella for failing to fulfil league fixtures.

Nkana Eye Passage, Zesco Fight to Stay Alive

[Times of Zambia]NKANA today face the daunting task of eliminating Zamelek to reach the CAF 2014 Champions League lucrative group stage, while Zesco United fight for survival to remain in the Confederations Cup when they host Medeama in Ndola.

Kachingwe Vindicated

[Times of Zambia]FORMER MMD national secretary Richard Kachingwe says party president Nevers Mumba is bent on taking the former ruling party to its grave. The former ruling party is currently in 'intensive care' because of squabbles between Dr Mumba an...