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Posts published in “Day: April 23, 2014

Cotton Farmers Get Shot in the Arm

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambian Cotton Sub sector has been known to play an important role to the country's economic development.

Granny Gets 30 Years for Defilement

[Times of Zambia]A FIFTY-SEVEN-year-old peasant farmer of Nyimba District was yesterday sentenced to 30 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling his 12-year-old granddaughter.

Do Local Airlines Have Adequate Passenger Insurance Cover?

[Times of Zambia]AIR travel is rapidly becoming very popular in Zambia. This can be seen from increased flights to various routes by Proflight Zambia let alone the coming of yet another local player, Mahogany Airline Zambia.

Unsafe Abortions Worry State

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT says it is disheartening to learn that maternal mortality cases are still high in Zambia, especially as a result of unsafe abortions.

KCM Sets Record Straight

[Times of Zambia]IN yesterday's edition of the Times of Zambia, we erroneously published a story in which we said Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) acting chief executive officer David Ng'andu had contradicted the report by Vedanta, to which KCM is one of the...

Zambian Minister Recognises Angolan Government Commitment to Infrastructure

[ANGOP]Cuito -The minister of Community Development Mother and Child Health of the Republic of Zambia, Emerine Kabanshi, Tuesday in Cuito, central Bié province, recognised the Angolan Government?s commitment to the construction of new infrastructures and human resources capacity building.

‘I Didn’t Get K500,000 Insists Lopa’

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Zambia Army commander, Wisdom Lopa has insisted that he did not get the K500, 000 from former Zambia Air Force (ZAF) commander Andrew Sakala, saying his defence wing was well-funded at the time.

Go Well Dennis Liwewe

[Times of Zambia]THE passing of soccer commentator Dennis Liwewe makes sad reading coming barely six days shy of the 21st anniversary of the 1993 Gabon Disaster which claimed the entire national soccer team.

‘SMEs Should Plug Into Prospects’

[Times of Zambia]DHL Express has observed that there are definite opportunities for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to fill gaps which are not being utilised by large global companies.

Bandits Steal Over K500,000

[Times of Zambia]MASKED bandits yesterday opened fire at an Antelope Milling Company vehicle in Luanshya and went away with more than K540, 000 cash and cheques valued at K542, 254 in a broad daylight attack.

New Hatchery to Cushion Bird Deficit

[Times of Zambia]EXPANSION of the Ross Breeders hatchery will cushion the deficit in the production of day old chicks during peak periods of the year.

Govt Eyes Cheap Saudi Arabian Fuel

[Times of Zambia]THE Government is on the verge of concluding negotiations on the procurement of cheap petroleum products from Saudi Arabia, which will help to lower the cost of fuel pump prices in Zambia.

Natac’s Work Commendable

[Times of Zambia]Luanshya -I AM Impressed with the work that the National Association of Teachers Against Corruption (NATAC) is doing on the Copperbelt. Recently, sensitisation workshops on curbing examinations malpractices were held in Mpongwe, Masait...

Two Miners Injured At Mopani Kitwe

[Times of Zambia]TWO miners have been injured in another Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) underground accident at Mindolo Sub-vertical Shaft in Kitwe barely a week ago after two miners died at the same mine. The two miners got injured on Monday in a rock fall.

It Happened to Me Articles Educative

[Times of Zambia]I have been following your column 'It happened to me' since it started some time in 2012. The narrations that the writers give have been very educative. There is one such author by name of Timothy Kambilima of Luanshya, his pieces of w...

Liwewe Dies

[Times of Zambia]VETERAN soccer commentator and sports journalist, Dennis Liwewe has died.