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Posts published in “Day: July 25, 2014

Chellah Hires Sunday Nkonde to Fight Daily Nation

[Zambia Reports]STATE House Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations George Chellah is demanding an apology from the Daily Nation for alleged defamation of character, failure to which he will commence legal proceedings against the newspaper.

Namugala Laments, “I’m Being Vilified for MP Pay Rise”

[Zambia Reports]As the debate on parliamentarians' demand for a pay rise rages on, MMD Mafinga Member of Parliament Catherine Namugala fought hard to shake off the stigma that came with being among the protagonists of the increment.

KBF Pushes for Cameras in Court

[Zambia Reports]Lusaka lawyer Kelvin Bwalya says there is no law that prohibits filming of court proceedings in Zambia.

Chikwanda’s Incompetence Comes to the Fore in Parliament

[Zambia Reports]Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda's laxity in bringing a bill outside the constitutional timeframe to Parliament drew remonstration from some Members of Parliament with Jack Mwiimbu leading the onslaught.

Police Ready to Re-Open Koffi Olomide Assault Case

[Zambia Reports]The Zambia Police seems to be gnawed by their suspicious closure of the assault case involving Democratic Republic of Congo rumba king Koffi Olomide by saying they are ready to re-open the case if the complainant approaches them again.

AFDB to Help Source Kariba Dam Funds

[Times of Zambia]THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged to assist Zambia and Zimbabwe source US$250 million for the rehabilitation of the Kariba Dam.

Injuries Rock U17 Squad

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Under-17 soccer team talisman, Patson Daka with two other key players have been ruled of next weekend's crucial qualifier of the Niger 2015 Africa Under-17 Championship in Botswana.

Siame Out of World Jnr IAAF Contest

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S promising sprinter, Sydney Siame yesterday crushed out of the ongoing 2014 IAAF World Junior Athletics Championships in the United States of America (USA) at semi-final stage after finishing sixth in his 100 metre race.

ICC World Cup U-19 Cricket Squad Picked

[Times of Zambia]A FOURTEEN member-strong Zambia under-19 cricket team has been named for next month's ICC Pepsi Africa Division Two World Cup qualifying tournament.

Kabanshi Bemoans High Maternal Mortality

[Times of Zambia]THIRTY eight mothers die each month due to complications of pregnancy or childbirth, Community Development Mother and Child Health Minister Emerine Kabanshi has said.

Glasgow Delivers a First!

[Times of Zambia]I HAD wanted to dwell on Nkana's decision to employ Bestone Chambeshi on a three-year-contract instead of giving Zeddy Saileti the chance to prove himself but will focus on the Commonwealth Games that got into full swing yesterday.

Kalu Tells Off ACC – “I’m Answerable to No Body”

[Zambia Reports]Celebrated Zambian soccer star Kalusha Bwalya has responded to corruption investigations by the country's Anti Corruption agency following revelations he received US$ 80, 000 in bribes.

Two Die in Kasama Road Accident

[Zambia Reports]Two people have died on the spot while five others sustained injuries after the Toyota Regius Reg. AIB 150 they were traveling in overturned due to excessive speed.

‘We Don’t Know Bishop Nyondo’

[Times of Zambia]THE Holy Fire Ministry International says the clergyman who was recently arrested in Kitwe for allegedly abusing nine members of his church is from a different denomination.

Zambia in Mixed Glasgow Fortunes

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIAN athletes started their Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games medal hunt with mixed fortunes but it was Kelvin 'Kelvinator' Ndhlovu who made headlines after causing an upset by beating a highly ranked Beng Hee Ong of Malaysia.

No Pay Rise, Hichilema Directs UPND MPs

[Zambia Reports]Opposition United Party for National Development says it will not allow its Members of Parliament to demand a pay rise in parliament.

Hats Off to GCE Candidates

[Times of Zambia]RESULTS of candidates who last month sat for the General Certificate of Education (GCE) are encouraging as they show an impressive improvement on what they obtained in their earlier attempts.