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Posts published in “Day: July 8, 2014

No Jobs for Locals On Choma Roads Project

[Zambia Reports]Chinese companies have continued to abuse local labour and flouting employment laws despite the Patriotic Front (PF) government rhetoric against the vices.

Govt, Noc Target Gold At 2016 Brazil Olympic Games

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT and the National Olympic Committee (NOC) say they are not so attracted to a gold medal from this year's Commonwealth Games in Scotland but that their interest is for Zambia to strike gold at the 2016 Brazil Olympics.

Farmers Demand Better Rural Feeder Roads

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT should work on feeder roads in rural areas to improve the transportation of agricultural produce and other products to the markets, Livingstone District Farmers Cooperatives Chairperson, Rwinick Mapanza has said.

Man (72) Nabbed for Bestiality

[Times of Zambia]A SEVENTY-TWO-year-old man of Chimula Village in Chief Nsokolo's area in Mbala has been arrested for having canal knowledge of a cow.

Muma Shines in Ping Pong Tournament

[Times of Zambia]CHANDA Muma of Olympafrica Table Tennis Club is fast establishing himself as the king of the under-eight category as he once again won the category in the fourth national invitational tournament at the Olympic Youth Development Centre ...

‘Let’s Fight Early Marriages’

[Times of Zambia]AN INTERNATIONAL non-governmental organisation (NGO) working to lessen the devastating psychosocial impact of poverty, conflict, HIV/AIDS among children and youths has called for concerted efforts in addressing the challenges fueling e...

Zambia’s FDIs Inflows Hit U.S.$1 Million

[Times of Zambia]FOREIGN Direct Investments (FDIs) inflows through the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) reached more than US$1 million in 2013, compared to $1,731 the previous year.

Zambians Must Appreciate Local Tourism

[Times of Zambia]THE call by Tourism and Arts Permanent Secretary Stephen Mwansa to the private sector to help make local tourism affordable is a timely reminder of how the sector can rake millions into the economy as much from locals as the foreign ar...

High Drug Trafficking Rate Saddens Mwaliteta

[Times of Zambia]CENTRAL Province Minister Obvious Mwaliteta has expressed sadness over the continued ranking of the province as leading in drug trafficking cases in Zambia.

12 Illegal Immigrants Nabbed in Kitwe

[Times of Zambia]THE Immigration Department has arrested 12 foreigners in Kitwe for illegally staying in the country.

Zambians Need More Information On Reproductive

[Times of Zambia]MANY youths are confused by different safe sex messages the media and various organisations give out in regards to Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH). Limited and lack of information on SRH as well as limited access to youth friendly hea...

Nkombo Tips Govt On Angolan Refugees

[Times of Zambia]UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) Mazabuka central Member of Parliament (MP) Garry Nkombo has advised Government not to confine the 10,000 Angolan refugees to be integrated in the country in one area as it might be a catalys...

Eagles Win Netball Tourney

[Times of Zambia]GREEN Eagles at the weekend scooped the Midlands Netball Association (MINA) and Southern Netball Association (SONA) tournament held in Livingstone.

Unease and Uncertainty in Zambia Over President’s Erratic Behaviour

[Daily Maverick]Zambian President Michael Sata has not been himself lately. Normally full of energy, the president has looked withdrawn and lacklustre. Ominously, he's also been on some kind of medical holiday in Israel, although government spindoctors...

Musician Faces Arrest Over Sex Tape

[Times of Zambia]A POPULAR Lusaka musician is facing arrest for his part in a pornographic video that has gone viral on the internet, Zambia police deputy spokesperson Rae Hamoonga has disclosed.

Govt Scales Up South Construction Agenda

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is scaling up infrastructure development in Southern Province with the upgrading of Monze-Niko Road starting in September this year, Vice-President Guy Scott said.