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Posts published in July 2014

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.

K4.5 Million ZNBC TV Transmitters Launched in CB

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has invested K4.5 million in the installation of three Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) television transmitters on the Copperbelt, Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Joseph Katema has said.

40 Kazungula Houses Ready – State

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is ready to handover 40 houses which have been constructed for Lumbo Villagers in Kazungula who will be displaced during the construction of a permanent bridge at the border with Botswana, Kazungula District Commissioner Pas...

Agriculture Still Major Contributor to Economy

[Times of Zambia]FARMING is a business and because of that, the Government is very much aware that the agriculture sector is a major employer, especially among women and youths.

Zambia, Ifad Ink U.S.$26 Million Loan Deal

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have signed a loan agreement worth US$26.315 million to provide rural financial services to small-holder farmers.

Shungu Namutitima Festival On

[Times of Zambia]SHUNGU NAMUTITIMA (Smoke That Thunders) International Film Festival of Zambia (SHUNAFFoZ), which starts tomorrow in Livingstone, this year runs with a theme: Entrenching Women, Girls and Disability Rights-50 years later'.

Zambia One Comedy Heads to Kitwe Little Theatre

[Times of Zambia]TONIGHT and tomorrow night, the once Zambia's leading sidesplitting team, Zambia One Comedy regroups at the famous Kitwe Little Theatre club for their 10th anniversary celebrations.

ZITF Infrastructure Needs Facelift

[Times of Zambia]This year's Zambia International Trade Fair exhibition received a lot of criticism highlighting mainly two concerns; the first one having to do with the quality of the organisation of the event and the second one had to do with the qua...

Thomson Reuters to Benchmark Kwacha

[Times of Zambia]THOMSON Reuters has won a process to provide currency benchmarks for Zambia and two other African countries.

Sata Expected to Appear At Swearing in Tomorrow

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata has gained enough strength after undergoing medical treatment in Israel and is tomorrow Friday July 25, 2014 expected to swear in several people among them Attorney General Musa Mwenye and Solicitor General Abraha...