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Posts published in “Day: August 11, 2014

Ambassador Yang Youming Calls On Dr. K. K.

[Focac]On August 5th, H.E. Yang Youming, new Chinese Ambassador to Zambia together with his wife Mrs. Geng Hailing, visited H.E. Dr. Kenneth Kaunda, the First Republican President of Zambia at the latter's office. Mr. Pan Qingjiang, Political Counselor...

GBM Donates Gratuity to Kasama Constituency

[Zambia Reports]Kasama Central Member of Parliament Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba has donated his entire gratuity to his constituency to speed up development in the area.

‘Fit’ Sata Shuns CAF Officials in Zambia for Afcon 2019 Bid

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata has continued raising more speculation about his capacity to discharge his duties after shunning visiting Confederation of African Football inspectors currently in the country to assess Zambia's suitability to hos...

Major Study On HIV Prevention Underway in South Africa

[Tutu TB Centre]Stellenbosch -An extensive study on HIV prevention in Africa is now underway in the Western Cape, with community workers, known as Community HIV Care Providers (CHiPs), visiting people at their homes in nine communities in and around Ca...

‘Violent’ Party Cadres Warned

[Times of Zambia]Mangango -INSPECTOR General of Police Stella Libongani has warned troublesome party cadres in Mangango Constituency of stern action if they continue engaging in violent conduct.

State Hasn’t Imposed Travel Ban – Kasonde

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has clarified that it has not imposed a travel ban for people coming from countries affected by the Ebola pandemic but has merely issued a travel advisory note as a precautionary measure.

Magande Urges Guy Scott to Share Notes On U.S.-Africa Summit

[Zambia Reports]The opposition National Movement for Progress (NMP) has called on Vice President Guy Scott to tell the nation what sort of benefit Zambia has accrued from the US-Africa summit which he attended in Washington DC last week.

150 Houses Razed in Mufulira’s Kalukanya

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 150 illegal structures have been demolished in Kalukanya Township in Mufulira as they were constructed in an unplanned area.

CAF Inspectors Charmed By Heroes Stadium

[Times of Zambia]THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) inspectors were yesterday left impressed with the magnificent Heroes National stadium as they started their scrutiny of facilities in Lusaka in view of Zambia's bid to host the 2019 Africa Cu...

Obama Photo Shoot With Scott Great for Zambia, Says Kalaba

[Zambia Reports]Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba says Zambians should be proud that Vice President Guy Scott was positioned near United States President Barack Obama during the United States Africa Heads of State summit.

Grading Zambia’s Presidents – Levy Mwanawasa

[Zambia Reports]This special opinion series by Reasonata aims to prompt discussion over the evaluation of the performance of Zambia's five presidents. Earlier editions reviewed the performances of President Kenneth Kaunda and President Frederick Chiluba.

Mobile Banking Usage Rates to Grow-FNB

[Times of Zambia]FNB Zambia has said mobile banking usage rates are set to grow swiftly due to increasing mobile phone penetration rate and an innovative banking sector that is pushing hard to reach a large, still unbanked segment of the country's popu...

Fire Destroys 32 Zesco Poles

[Times of Zambia]THIRTY TWO poles worth K80,000 belonging to Zesco went up in flames on Friday after unknown people set fire on them.

Two Soldiers, Civilian Jailed for Assault

[Times of Zambia]TWO soldiers and a civilian have been sentenced to six months imprisonment with hard labour for assaulting a Kabwe business executive.

Polygamist Jailed 30 Years for Murder

[Times of Zambia]A CHONGWE polygamist has been sentenced to 30 years with hard labour for murder by the Lusaka High Court.