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Posts published in “Day: April 16, 2014

Verdict in Pakistanis Case Reserved

[Times of Zambia]SUPREME Court Judge Gregory Phiri has reserved judgment in a case in which four Pakistanis are challenging the 15-year jail sentences slapped on them for failing to report to immigration officers and consenting to be smuggled into Zambia.

Govt Won’t Condone Political Violence, Says Official

[VOA]Zambia's information minister says President Michael Sata's administration will not tolerate acts of violence perpetrated by political groups aimed to create chaos and destabilize the country.

State Boosts Security At Kasumbalesa

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has sent reinforcements to tighten security in Kasumbalesa area following the shooting of a couple at the weekend. Home Affairs Minister Ngosa Simbyakula said in an interview that Government had sent reinforcements to keep v...

Eight Die in Car Crash

[Times of Zambia]EIGHT people, seven of them from the same family, have died in a road accident in Pemba District, Southern Province.

BoZ Deputy Chief Awarded

[Times of Zambia]BANK of Zambia (BoZ) deputy governor of administration Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula has won the 2014 International Bar Association (IBA) outstanding female lawyer award. The award is given in recognition of professional excellence, influencin...

Veep Fetes U-17 Girl’s Team

[Times of Zambia]REPUBLICAN Vice-President Guy Scott yesterday feted the Zambia Under-17 woman team that participated at the Costa Rica 2014 FIFA Women Cup finals. Speaking at the luncheon held at the Government House in Lusaka, Scott encouraged the pl...

National IDs to Go Digital in June

[Times of Zambia]THE digitisation of national identity documents is expected to be launched by the end of June this year, Ministry of Home Affairs head of public relations Moses Suwali has said. Mr Suwali said there was massive building and rehabilitat...

Musenge Counsels Radio Stations

[Times of Zambia]COPPERBELT Minister Mwenya Musenge has urged Radio Stations in the country to notify police whenever they are hosting political leaders on air.

East MMD Gives NEC Ultimatum

[Times of Zambia]THE MMD in Eastern Province has accused party president Nevers Mumba and the entire National Executive Committee (NEC) of failing the party. The provincial executive has also given NEC a 30-day ultimatum to immediately hold a reconcili...

‘Zambia Keen to Boost Network for Equal Growth’

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is determined to improve its infrastructure to bridge the gap between urban and rural areas, a joint United Nations (UN) General Assembly and ECOSOC thematic debate on partnerships has heard.

Mixing Business, Personal Matters

[Times of Zambia]Today, I look back at one of the vexing problems that most often has affected the business management in the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and sometimes has led to some businesses to go under.

Help Lower Mealie-Meal Cost, Govt Told

[Times of Zambia]THE Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has called on Government to quickly intervene in the rising cost of mealie-meal in the country to make it affordable to ordinary Zambians.

1,400 Jobs to Be Created in Lufwanyama

[Times of Zambia]At least 1,400 permanent jobs will be created when plans to establish an industrial cluster in Lufwanyama District on the Copperbelt by the Zambia National Association of Sawmillers (ZNAS) are concluded.

PF Is Desperate, Says Fr Bwalya

[Zambia Reports]Alliance for a Better Zambia President Father Frank Bwalya says the government's latest issuance of a US $1 billion bond is a sign of desperation after depleting all the funds for the hastily initiated development projects.

PF Praise Singer Condemns Violent Cadres

[Zambia Reports]Even Patriotic Front praise singer Joyce Nonde has condemned the violent behaviour of Patriotic Front cadres against opposition United Party for National Development. Nonde said the behaviour by Patriotic Front cadres against opposition...