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Posts published in April 2014

Emirates Airlines, Proflight Sign Deal

[Times of Zambia]EMIRATES airlines has said the new fare deal clinched with Proflight Zambia will enable travellers from the Copperbelt to fly on the same price as offered to the people in Lusaka.

‘She and He’ Scores Big in Zambia

[The Herald]"She and He", a play by Edzai Isu Theatre Arts Project and Daughters of Yamaya Collective from the United States scored big at the recently held April International Theatre Festival in Zambia when they scooped three awards. The festival whi...

Zambia Mints Seven Tennis Medals

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA won seven medals at the just-ended Muungano Table Tennis championship held in Tanzania with budding star Choolwe Hamalambo voted player-of-the-tournament.

Zambia’s Exports Soar

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA recorded a K231 million rise in total value of exports in March 2014 in comparison to the previous month's figure. The increase in the total value of exports from K4,217 million in February to K4,448 million was mainly caused by...

Zambia 7s Rugby Back

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia International Sevens Rugby Championship finally returns on the local calendar in June after a two-year lull. Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) president, Martin Musunka said the tournament previously called the Castle International S...

ZICA Invests U.S. $300 Million in L/Stone Convention Centre

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) has laid a foundation stone for the construction of a state-of-the-art convention centre in Livingstone at a cost of US$ 300 million.

Early Marriages Rock Chainda

[Times of Zambia]SOME residents in Chainda township are concerned over the increasing number of teenage marriages in the area. The township's population is rapidly increasing and residents attribute the development to early marriages and teenage pregna...

Be Independent, Court Urges Women

[Times of Zambia]THE Boma local court magistrate has challenged women to be independent and not depend on their husband's wealth. Magistrate Daniel Phiri said women who depended on their husbands became destitute once divorced.

Badminton Team Kicked Out

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S hopes of winning silverware at the ongoing 2014 African Badminton Championship in Botswana ended in disappointment after failing to go past the group stage in the team event.

Central PS Hails Church for Helping Needy

[Times of Zambia]Province Permanent Secretary Edwidge Mutale says Government appreciates the role of the church in providing education, health and other services in the country. Ms Mutale said such responsibilities should not be left to Government alon...

Plot Allocation Put On Ice in Chinsali

[Times of Zambia]AN indefinite ban has been imposed on the allocation of plots in Chinsali District as it starts a vigorous development process.

State Offloads More Relief Maize to Pemba

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT through the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has released a second allocation of 2,500 X 50 kilogramme bags of relief maize to be delivered to hunger hit households in Pemba District, Southern Province.

ZIPS Warns Against Employing Unqualified Officers

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS) has warned of punitive measures against business houses and employers using unqualified procurement officers in their institutions. ZIPS president George Mumba said his organisation ...

Liwewe – a True Patriot

[Times of Zambia]FOR fallen soccer commentator Dennis Liwewe to have stated that he put national interest ahead of personal interest, he was a true patriot.

Dennis Liwewe Put to Rest

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIANS from all walks of life yesterday paid their last respects to legendary soccer commentator and journalist Dennis Liwewe with President Michael Sata stating that his death was a huge loss to the country.

Sports World Gives Liwewe Hero’s Send-Off

[Times of Zambia]VETERAN commentator and journalist, Dennis Liwewe was yesterday given a befitting send-off as he was put to rest at the Leopards Hill Memorial Park in Lusaka.

Golf Ref Jets in

[Times of Zambia]CHIEF Referee for the 2014 All Africa Junior Golf Challenge, Tony Rocke arrived in Zambia yesterday for a final inspection of Chainama Hills Golf Club in Lusaka before start of the continental event next week.