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Posts published in “Day: August 4, 2014

Sata’s Family Debates Succession

[Zambia Reports]With President Michael Sata's health deteriorating rapidly to the point of non-performance of his official duties, the first family is urgently debating a plan for succession for someone to take over the mantle of Patriotic Front leader...

Maid Sentenced 2 Yrs for Concealing Child

[Times of Zambia]A KITWE magistrate's court has sentenced a 37-year-old woman to two years simple imprisonment for child concealing and dumping the body in the crocodile infested Kafue River.

Chinese Contractor Nabbed for Assault

[Times of Zambia]A FOURTY-SIX-YEAR-OLD Chinese contractor has been arrested for assaulting one of his workers in Mwense.

Cops Hunt for Wife ‘Killer’

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Lusaka have launched a hunt for a man who stabbed his pregnant wife to death and later bolted.

Metal Export Value Tumbles

[Times of Zambia]THE value of Zambia's metal exports decreased from K3, 850.5 million in May to K3, 562.1 million in June 2014.

Runners Tumble As Glasgow Games Close

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA wrapped up her participation at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on a disappointing note, finishing eighth in the men's 4×400 metres relay finals on Saturday night.

Zambian Fertilisers Spreads to DRC

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIAN Fertilisers Limited has established a branch in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where it exported more than 2, 000 tonnes of fertiliser in 2013.

Nkana’s Home Loss Hurts Chambeshi

[Times of Zambia]NKANA coach Beston Chambeshi has described Saturday's 2-0 home loss at the hands of Napsa Stars as painful.

GBM Weighs in on M’membe’s Hatred for Rupiah

[Zambia Reports]Former Defence Minister Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba says former Republican President Rupiah Banda paid the price for asking for the repayment of K34 billion (current rate) Development Bank of Zambia debt from directors of the defunct Zambian...

Zambia Forest College Gets Library

[Times of Zambia]THE construction of a K2 million two-storey Library at Zambia Forest College (ZFC) in Kitwe has started, with Government pledging commitment to supporting the growth of the institution.

African Presidents’ Children – a Lesson for Mulenga Sata

[Zambia Reports]The Mail and Guardian of South Africa has catalogued the relationship of some children of African leaders to the business connections and favours they get in their respective countries. This draws Zambia to the PF heir apparent - Muleng...

ZSIC to Set Up Micro-Finance Firm

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia State Insurance Corporation (ZSIC) is planning to set up a micro-finance company to cater for small and medium entrepreneurs (SMEs) needs.

Ndola Coal Firm Invests U.S.$1 Million

[Times of Zambia]COAL Processing Industry Limited of Ndola has invested about US$1 million into the procurement of machinery and equipment for the production of coke briquettes.

Mwaliteta Justifies By-Election Driven Projects

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front campaign manager in Mangango Constituency Obvious Mwaliteta has demanded the increased cosmetic development projects during by-election periods saying it was part of development.

Athletes’ Poor Showing Worry Zone Six Member States

[Times of Zambia]AFRICA'S Zone Six member countries have agreed to launch the Podium Performance Programme (PPP) to address the issue of athletes poor performance at major international competitions.

UPND Urges Ebola Alert for Zambia

[Zambia Reports]The opposition United Party for National Development has asked the PF government to step up alertness and preparedness to contain the dreaded Ebola virus that has ravaged West Africa and fast spreading.