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Posts published in “Day: August 14, 2014

Nominate a Driver of Change

[Southern Africa Trust]The Southern Africa Trust is calling for nominations from individuals and organisations who are changing lives or those who know of someone who is, for the Drivers of Change 2014 Awards.

JCTR Questions Recruitment of More Soldiers

[Zambia Reports]The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection has questioned why the Patriotic Front government is keen on recruiting more soldiers when they have frozen recruitment in other sectors.

Chimbaka Says Luapula Least Developed Under PF

[Zambia Reports]Former Luapula Province Minister Besa Chimbaka says the region is the least developed despite having voted for the Patriotic Front overwhelmingly in the 2011 general elections.

Zim Envoy Defends Mugabe Chairmanship Take Over

[Zambia Reports]Zimbabwe has moved to defend the imminent takeover of the chairmanship for the Southern African Development Community by their long standing despotic leader Robert Mugabe.

Demand Referendum, Urges Prof Ndulo

[Zambia Reports]Professor Muna Ndulo has advised Zambians to not only demand for the draft constitution but also tie it to a referendum.

600 Foreigners Busted

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 600 foreigners, mainly Somalis suspected to be prohibited immigrants, were in the early hours of yesterday rounded up by a combined team of officers from the Immigration Department, Drug-Enforcement Commission (DEC) and Polic...

Zambia Beat Mozambique

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday bounced back from a demoralising defeat to Rwanda with a seven wickets win over Mozambique at the ongoing 2014 Pepsi International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa Under-19 Division-Two tournament in Lusaka.

Zambia’s HDI Improves

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S Human Development Index (HDI) on the global level has this year significantly improved, moving 26 points upwards, according to the latest United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) HDI report.

Mpika, Chongwe Reach Coke Semis

[Times of Zambia]MPIKA Day Secondary School kept their nerve to reach the semi finals of the 2014 Copa Coca-Cola Schools where they face an impressive Highrige Secondary School for a place in the final tomorrow.

K1 Million Raised for Cucsa Games

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Federation of University and College Sport (ZAFUCS) has raised about K1 million towards hosting of the 17thedition of the Confederation of University and College Sports Association (CUCSA) Zone Six Games to be held in Lusaka.

Over 500 Soccer Fans to Cheer U-20

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Sports Fans Association (ZASOFA) is organising about 500 soccer fans to cheer the Under-20 national team that plays Malawi on Saturday in a Senegal 2015 Africa Youth Championship final round, first leg qualifier.

‘We’ve Met CAF Expectations’

[Times of Zambia]FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Kalusha Bwalya is happy that Zambia has met the expectations of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) inspection team in view of the country's bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nati...

Ncube Elected African Chess President

[Times of Zambia]CHESS Federation of Zambia (CFZ) president, Lewis Ncube has landed the Africa Chess Union (ACC) top position after the elections held during the 2014 World Chess Federation (WCF) general assembly in Tromso, Norway.

FRA Buys 500,000 Tonnes of Maize

[Times of Zambia]THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) is close to reaching the targeted 500,000 tonnes of maize it is expected to buy during this marketing season.

Ngimbu Inter Parte Hearing Set for Tuesday

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has ordered for an inter parte hearing next Tuesday in a matter in which losing Patriotic Front (PF) candidate in the 2011 election Christerbel Ngimbu is asking the court to halt the Zambezi West by-election slate...

Minister Reaffirms Youth Job

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has reaffirmed its commitment to empowering the youths by availing them with economic programmes such mining ventures.

State Upholds Farmers’ Export Policy

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT will maintain the policy of allowing local farmers to export their agricultural produce, Agriculture and Livestock Minister, Wylbur Simuusa has said.

Calm Returns to Mangango

[Times of Zambia]CALM has returned to Mangango Constituency in Western Province after recent clashes among political parties participating in the parliamentary by-election slated for August 19.

Kabwe Residents March in Search for More Jobs

[Zambia Reports]The toxic Patriotic Front more jobs promise seems to be back to haunt them with hundreds of Kabwe residents marching to the provincial administration offices demanding more jobs.