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Posts published in “Day: April 4, 2014

Sata Pushes Son for Mayor

[Zambia Reports]The scheme to prop up President Michael Sata's son Mulenga as a possible heir has gone one notch higher with the Head of State directing that he be handed the mayoral seat on Saturday without challenge.

NGOs Urge European Bank to Release Report On Mining Giant

[AlertNet]Eleven aid agencies and campaigning groups have urged the European Investment Bank to release the findings of its investigation into allegations of tax evasion by a Zambian mine majority owned by miner and trader GlencoreXstrata.

Zambia Reports, Watchdog ‘Unblocked’

[Zambia Reports]Pressure from international bodies and co-operating partners has forced President Michael Sata and the Patriotic Front to temporarily unblock access to critical websites, Zambia Reports and the Zambian Watchdog, nearly a year after Chin...

Mulenga Sata Set for Lusaka Mayor

[Zambia Reports]Mulenga Sata will today take another step towards his fast tracked political trajectory when he will be rubber stamped as Lusaka City Mayor during elections where he will be unopposed.

Namibian Delegation in Zambia to Exhume Body

[Namibian]A TECHNICAL committee from Namibia is in Zambia to exhume the remains of a freedom fighter who died during the liberation struggle in the early 80s.

Masebo Turns Legal Battle On Harrington

[Zambia Reports]Feeling the financial pinch of political isolation dismissed Tourism Minister Sylvia Masebo has made a last ditch attempt to recoup her soiled image by suing tribunal petitioner William Harrington.

Kabimba – I’m Not a Police Officer to Deal With ‘Unruly’ Cadres

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front Secretary General Wynter Kabimba says there is nothing he can do about PF cadres locking up offices of government officers as he is not a police officer. And Lusaka Province youth chairperson Kennedy Kamba said he had ad...

UK Applauds Zambia Over SIS Reversal

[Times of Zambia]BRITAIN has hailed the recent revocation of Statutory Instruments (SI) 33 and 55, saying this will help attract more investment to Zambia.

DMMU, RDA Join Hands

[Times of Zambia]THE Road Development Agency and the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit have joined forces to repair a section of the Great North Road that was damaged by heavy rainfall.

Protect Water Bodies, Says Lungu

[Times of Zambia]DEFENCE Minister Edgar Lungu has called for the protection of water bodies to save them from illicit activities.

Flying Doctors Resume Ops in Luano

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Flying Doctors Service (ZFDS) has resumed their operations in Luano District following the clearing of the Chingombe air strip. Last month, the ZFDS suspended operations in the Luano Valley area due to the bad state of the a...

Croc Kills Boy (10) in Gwembe

[Times of Zambia]A TEN-year-old boy of Kalelezhi area of Chief Chipepo in Gwembe District has been killed by a crocodile. The boy, identified as Levy Njema, was killed by the reptile on Tuesday, while washing dishes on the shores of Lake Kariba. Some m...

Scott to Grace Agri-Tech Expo

[Times of Zambia]VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott and Agriculture Minister Wylbur Simuusa, are today expected to grace the launch of the two-day Agri-tech Expo at the Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust (GART) in Chisamba.

Mushala Guides Media to Growth

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has challenged public media houses to accelerate efforts of generating additional revenue through advertising and direct marketing.

‘Good Governance Vital’

[Times of Zambia]Brussels -PRESIDENT Michael Sata has said good governance remains the cornerstone for prudent management of public affairs and ensuring that development outcomes benefit the people.

Proflight Acts to Enhance OPs

[Times of Zambia]PROFLIGHT Zambia has partnered with low-cost airline Fastjet, making it possible for passengers to travel efficiently between the 15 destinations serviced by the two carriers across Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania.

African Ministers Tackle Financial Sector Woes

[Times of Zambia]AFRICAN Finance, Planning and Economic Development ministers have resolved to revive development banking and tackle challenges of long-term financing for the manufacturing sector, to make them more supportive to the continent's industr...

UCZ Varsity Adds Value to Tertiary Learning

[Times of Zambia]FOR a nation to attain sustainable economic and social development, it is important to ensure that its foundation is firmly rooted on education.

Plight of Masaiti’s Lupiya School

[Times of Zambia]AT the edge of Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Masaiti lies a little school called Lupiya. Built in 1940, by colonialists for natives, the school serves 18 villages and less than a quarter of its pupils from neighbouring...