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Posts published in “Day: April 14, 2014

Sata Does About-Turn on Constitution

[African Arguments]The sudden about turn by the Zambian President Michael Sata on enacting a new constitution has not only eroded his credibility but is galvanizing the kind of opposition that could see him lose office in the 2016 general election. He ...

Point Co Publisher to Be Honoured in South Africa, Zambia

[Foroyaa]The Point's Managing Director and Co publisher, Pap Saine, who is also Dean of Reuters in West and Central Africa and World Press Freedom Hero, left Banjul yesterday for South Africa to attend an IPI Book Launch in honour of him and nine other...

Mchinji Railway Cheers Parley Committee

[Times of Zambia]THE Parliamentary Committee on Transport and Communication has expressed satisfaction at the works on the Chipata -Mchinji railway line project.

KCM Workers Urged to Remain Calm

[Times of Zambia]THE Mineworkers Union of Zambia (MUZ) has urged Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) miners to remain calm in view of the current happenings at the giant-mining firm. MUZ general secretary Joseph Chewe said miners should not completely lose hope...

Makeshift Stalls a Danger

[Times of Zambia]IT is unfortunate that what some consider a means to an end through trade, is also quickly viewed by others as an opportunity to attack and rob innocent citizens.

Scott Urges Central to Embrance PF

[Times of Zambia]VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott has urged people of Central Province to embrace the vision of the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) whose plans are to ensure that development is taken to all corners of the country.

Shamenda Says Some Fired Nurse Are Bad Eggs

[Zambia Reports]Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda says the strike action by nurses presented government an opportunity to purge the system of bad eggs.

Can Pacman Weather the Storm?

[Times of Zambia]AS eight-division icon Manny Pacquiao, 62-55 (KO 38)-5 (KO 3)-2 steps into the ring to try to wrestle back the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) title he lost controversially to Timothy "The Desert Storm" Bradley, (31-0 (KO 12) two years...

Muma Shines

[Times of Zambia]SEVEN-YEAR-OLD Chanda Muma has stolen the limelight at the International Table Tennis Federation World Hopes Week and Challenge training camp in Lusaka with his silky skills impressing visiting ping pong expert, Mohamed Ameen.

Kasama Farmer Appears in Court for Theft

[Times of Zambia]A SIXTY-ONE-year-old peasant farmer in Kasama, Northern Province has appeared in the Lusaka Magistrate Court for attempting to steal K350,985 from the State.

No Politics in Colleges – Phiri

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT will take stern action against managements at institutions of higher learning that allow opposition political parties to push their political agenda among students.

Govt Stakes K2.5 Million for Trauma Centres

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has disbursed K2.5 million for the construction of Trauma Centres at Kabwe General Hospital and Liteta Hospital.

Kambwili Demands the Post Apology

[Times of Zambia]YOUTH and Sport Minister, Chishimba Kambwili is demanding an apology from The Post Newspapers for allegedly defaming him over an article the tabloid carried on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

Katema Counsels Private Media

[Times of Zambia]INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services Minister Joseph Katema has appealed to private media institutions to be responsible in their reporting and safeguard peace and security the country has enjoyed for 50 years.

RTSA Convicts 404 Traffic Offenders

[Times of Zambia]THE Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) in conjunction with the Lusaka City Council Fast Track Court has convicted a total of 404 people for various traffic offences during the months of January and February.

Low Health Funding Worries Kaseba

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Lady Christine Kaseba is saddened by the decline of donor funding to the health sector over the years despite their significant commitment on vertical programmes like malaria, TB, and HIV/AIDS.

Stanbic Bankrolls Nchanga Tourney

[Times of Zambia]STANBIC Bank Zambia has poured K20,000 into this weekend's Nchanga Open Golf Championship in Chingola, becoming title sponsors for the 2014 edition.

ZCTU Backs State On Minimum Wage

[Times of Zambia]THE labour movement has backed Government calls for employers to stick to the minimum wage as stipulated by the law.

Encounter With Vatican Security

[Times of Zambia]SIMON MWALE recounts his experience with a Vatican security officer on a day he and other Zambians first attended mass at the St Peter's Square, Vatican City, outside Rome in Italy when the Pope's event was almost marred by showers, wh...