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Posts published in “Day: July 3, 2014

‘Time to Teach PF a Lesson’ – Mulusa

[Zambia Reports]Former Solwezi Central Member of Parliament Lucky Mulusa says it is "time the PF was taught a lesson" in the impending parliamentary by-elections.

Masumba Concerned By PF Infighting

[Zambia Reports]Former Mufumbwe Member of Parliament Stephen Masumba says there is growing division in the ruling party with some members claiming to be "more PF" than others.

Jill Biden At Shalom Community School in Zambia

[State Department]Hi, everyone! Thank you, Martha, for that great introduction! Dr. Scott, thank you for joining me today. I can see very quickly that we share many of the same passions.

Supreme Court Rules MPs Can Re-Contest Seats

[Zambia Reports]The Supreme Court has just ruled that former Members of Parliament from opposition Movement of Multiparty Democracy (MMD) and Eustarkio Kazunga, Lucky Mulusa and Sydney Chisanga can re-contest their Parliamentary seats after throwing ou...

Ndola Explodes!

[Times of Zambia]BUSINESS in Ndola came to a standstill yesterday when scores of residents in different parts of the city rioted leaving a police post damaged, vehicles burnt and shops looted.

Mulenga Sata Speaks Out

[Times of Zambia]LUSAKA Mayor, Mulenga Sata says he is shocked with the statement attributed to Vice-President Guy Scott that he (Mulenga) does not qualify to contest the Republican Presidency.

50th ZITF Brightens Up

[Times of Zambia]THE 50th Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) officially opened the gates to the public yesterday with many foreign and local exhibitors showcasing their products and services.

Women Empowerment Key – Jill Biden

[Times of Zambia]VISITING United States vice-president Joe Biden's wife, Jill has said the US is committed to ensuring that girls and young women have tools needed to thrive in their communities.

Mulenga Sata, Scott Clash Over Presidency

[Zambia Reports]Suggestions by Vice-President Guy Scott that President Michael Sata's son, Mulenga, does not qualify to contest the Presidency in an event of a presidential by-election or when the incumbent likely pulls out of the 2016 race on medical ...

AFDB to Spend U.S.$100 Million On Mpulungu Rail Link

[Times of Zambia]THE Africa Development Bank (AfDB) will spend a total of US$100 million to connect Mpulungu Port through Nseluka area to Tanzania Zambia Railways Authority (TAZARA) railway line.

Njanji Train Revival On Hold

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT does not have immediate plans to revive the Njanji commuter Train until it modernises the entire rail system, Transport Deputy Minister Panji Kaunda has said.

Observe Transfer Rules-Faz Tells Clubs

[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has urged clubs in pursuit of their prospective players to observe the transfer regulations during the three-week transfer window that started on Tuesday, July 1.

Mpundu Wins Scrabble Tourney

[Times of Zambia]PATRICK Mpundu put up an impressive performance to win nine of the 10 games to be crowned champion of the Scrabble Association of Zambia (SAZ) rating tournament held at the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) Sports Club in Lusaka.

Swedish Envoy’s Support to Aids Fight in Prison Welcome

[Times of Zambia]THE call by Swedish Ambassador to Zambia Lena Nordstrom on all stakeholders to reach out to the prison population as part of the efforts to lower incidences of HIV/AIDS in Zambia should be taken seriously in the country's efforts to fi...

Kaunda Beefs Up Squad

[Times of Zambia]COACH Chris Kaunda has called three more players into the provisional Zambia Under-17 soccer team currently in camp preparing for the Niger 2015 Africa Junior Championship second round qualifier match against Botswana.

Teacher Appears Over Pupil Pregnancy

[Times of Zambia]A TWENTY-SEVEN-YEAR-OLD Kaloko teacher has appeared in a Ndola magistrate's court for allegedly defiling and impregnating a Grade Five pupil.

Zambian Football Has Improved – Barnes

[Times of Zambia]FORMER England and Liverpool winger John Barnes says Zambian football has tremendously improved in the last three years.

Machiya Still Cut Off

[Times of Zambia]MACHIYA area in Mpongwe has remained cut off from the rest of the district after a truck laden with maize and fish caused the sinking of the pontoon on the Kafue River on Saturday last week.

Speaker Warns MPs Against Late Coming

[Times of Zambia]SPEAKER of the National Assembly, Patrick Matibini has warned Members of Parliament against coming late and dodging from Parliament at the expense of using tax payer's money, labelling such conduct as 'notorious'.