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Posts published in “Day: June 20, 2014

Show Us Proof That Sata Is Working, Says Saunders

[Zambia Reports]Political activist Dante Saunders said government officials banning citizens from discussing Michael Sata's health must first and foremost prove to Zambians that the President is well and actively discharging his duties.

UPND Delays Constitution Demos

[Zambia Reports]The opposition UPND has pushed its constitution making demonstrations to next month after the Zambia Police denied them permission on account of lack of manpower.

MMD Will No Abolish Veep Position, Says Muhabi Lungu

[Zambia Reports]The opposition MMD says it is not planning to abolish the positions of vice president following the removal of Brian Chituwo and Michael Kaingu from their positions for allegedly bringing the name of the party into disrepute.

Chinese Veep Visits Heroes National Stadium

[Times of Zambia]CHINESE Vice-President Li Yuanchao yesterday visited the $94 million Heroes National Stadium in Lusakaa with a call on Zambians to guard the ultra modern facility jealously.

Oil Politics in Zambia, Part 2

[Zambia Reports]In my last column, I addressed some of the anti-competitive issues which have led Zambia to have some of the highest fuel costs on the continent. Today we'll look at the chain of problems from source to pump prices that beset oil market...

Notification, Not Police Permit?

[Zambia Reports]As things are today regarding the Public Order Act (POA), citizens are only required to give the Zambia Police seven days notification to hold a public rally, procession or demonstration. The notification is not a request for a police p...

A Show of Solidarity From Zambia

[New Times]While addressing the Zambian Parliament, The country's Chief Government spokesperson and Minister of Information Lt Gen. Ronnie Shikapwasha came out loud and clear in condemning the Roman Catholic Church for their role in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.He accused the church of ‘forgetting their mandate and siding with man and not God.'

Mumba Malila Path’s to Chief Justice?

[Zambia Reports]Attempts to appoint another Fred M'membe 'user friendly' Chief Justice, this time one who meets constitutional requirement is under with compromised lawyer Mumba Malila ascending to the Supreme Court justice.

Speaker Warns Hakainde Hichilema Over MPs

[Times of Zambia]THE National Assembly has warned opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leader, Hakainde Hichilema that he risks being imprisoned for interfering with the conduct of members of Parliament as evidenced when he incited t...

Partner With Us, State Urges ZNFU

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has urged the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) to partner with it in marketing the agricultural potential in an effort to attract serious investors into North-Western Province.

State Eyes DFID Programme

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT through the Road Development Agency (RDA) has applied to be part of Phase II of the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) funded African Community Access Programme (AFCAP).

Blind Phone Hacker Jailed

[Times of Zambia]A LUSAKA visually-impaired business executive has been jailed two years for hacking into more than seven politicians' mobile phones and stealing talk-time worth more than K18, 000.

Mealie-Meal to Cost More

[Times of Zambia]THE Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) is considering an upward adjustment in the prices of mealie-meal due to the recent increase in electricity tariffs by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB).

Roberto Shines At Johannesburg Video Launch

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S award-winning artiste, Roberto, has launched a musical video for his latest song, 'Wine It'. Roberto staged the launch at News Café, North Riding in Johannesburg on Friday last week.

Man Jailed 15 Yrs for Sex With Chicken

[Times of Zambia]A TWENTY-SEVEN-YEAR-OLD man of Chisamba who had sex with a chicken has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour by a Kabwe High Court.

Zicta Directs Airtel to Act Quickly On Client Complaints

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) has directed Airtel Networks to promptly resolve the intermittent mobile services affecting subscribers.

PF, Communist Party Agree to Strengthen Ties

[Times of Zambia]THE Patriotic Front (PF) and Chinese Communist Party (CPC) yesterday held bilateral talks and agreed to strength the existing mutual relations through various exchange programmes.

Slap Dee Dates Nasdec

[Times of Zambia]HIP HOP ace Mwila Musonda better known as Slap Dee is next weekend anticipated to put up two days of music extravaganza at Lusaka's Nasdec sports complex.