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Posts published in “Day: April 8, 2014

Kabimba Lied, Says Constitution Committee

[Zambia Reports]The Technical Committee on drafting the constitution has broken its silence over half hearted denials by Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba and his Permanent Secretary Joseph Akafumba that they did not receive the draft constitution.

Munkombwe Worried About PF Reputation

[Zambia Reports]Southern Province Minister Daniel Munkombwe has charged that there are many individuals in the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) who are using the name of the party to engage in harmful activities, such as swindling businessmen out of their m...

‘I’ll Sort You Out,’ Sata Warns Senior Catholic Priest

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata has threatened to sort out Chipata Catholic Diocese Bishop George Lungu with unspecified action for holding prayers and allowing constitution advocates to converge at St Antanazio Parish in the Eastern Province ad...

Suffering Times of Zambia Journalists Cry

[Zambia Reports]The Zambia Union of Journalists (ZUJ) has called on the Government to bail out Times Printpak Zambia Limited and save the nearly 170 unionized workers from the current hardships.

Mulenga Sata Confirmed Lusaka Mayor

[Zambia Reports]Mulenga Sata has, as expected, gone through unopposed as Lusaka City Mayor. He takes over from Daniel Chisenga who served his full two terms.

MMD Reformers Do Not Represent PF

[Zambia Reports]In recent weeks the internal wrangles inside the former ruling party Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) have been portrayed as the devious work of traitors, send to cause confusion as part of a strategy designed by the Patriotic Fr...

Zambia’s K1 Billion Tab for Zimbabwe

[The Herald]There were claims that Zambia had an uneasy relationship with Zanu-PF when the latter was still a liberation movement, although it supported the struggle in Zimbabwe generally and, in particular, the cause of Zapu, led by Cde Joshua Nkomo. ...

Zambia in Free Fall Under the Wand of Michael Sata

[Fahamu]The economy of Zambia is in bad shape under the helm of President Michael Sata. Sata's liability is not in the fact that he is too old, or some of his ministers are ancient, his deficiency is in the fact that he lacks an economic vision for the...

Nawakwi Responds to ‘Useless’ PF Minister

[Zambia Reports]Forum for Democracy and Development president Edith Nawakwi says it won't help Home Affairs deputy minister Stephen Kampyongo to stop him from commenting on the inefficiency of PF ministers when everyone can see it.

Eight Teams for Glasgow

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is targeting to send at least eight sporting disciplines to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games set for Scotland in July.

Zawa Trains 33 Wildlife Officers

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) has trained 33 wildlife Police officers to enhance the protection of the country's biodiversity and wildlife estates.

Zambia to Attend U.S. Water Meet

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is among 50 other countries that are this week expected to submit new commitments for increased access to water and sanitation at the Sanitation and Water for All partnership high-level meeting to be held in Washington DC, Unite...

Chamanga Happy With Comeback

[Times of Zambia]STRIKER James Chamanga has said he is excited to have bounced back from his long injury layoff with a hat trick to inspire his Chinese club Liaoning Whowin to victory at the weekend.

Unseeded Thampi Wins Open Tennis Tourney

[Times of Zambia]UNSEEDED Dinesh Thampi caused a major upset beating seed one Willie Mungalu to win the 2014 Inter Continental Open tennis tournament held in Lusaka.

Nkana Golf Works Elate Sunshine Officials

[Times of Zambia]TOURNAMENT authorities, Sunshine Tour are amazed with the amount of works done at Nkana Golf Club in Kitwe and predicted that the Mopani Copper Mines 2014 Zambia Open Championship will be the most competitive ever in local history.

Female Boxer’s Purse Money Triggers Dispute

[Zambia Reports]A dispute has emerged over the purse money of newly crowned World Boxing Council Bantamweight female boxing champion Catherine Phiri with her family saying the K37, 000 paid to her was too little.

Western MMD Expels PF Minister Limata

[Zambia Reports]The Western Province MMD has expelled Luampa Member of Parliament Josephine Limata from the party for allegedly converting the party's structures into Patriotic Front membership.

Zambia Govt Investigates Unlicensed Mining By Chinese Operator

[Zambia Reports]Mines Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has said it is interested in the illegal mining activities currently being undertaken by a Chinese firm China Jiangsu International Limited, which is linked to Chietainess Nkomeshya's daughter, Elizabeth.