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Posts published in “Day: August 19, 2014

PF Admits Agriculture Blunders

[Zambia Reports]Agriculture deputy minister Greyford Monde has admitted that there are still challenges in paying farmers that supplied maize to the Food Reserve Agency.

Mangango Goes to the Polls Amid Violent Campaigns

[Zambia Reports]The people of Mangango Constituency are today voting to elect their new Member of Parliament after weeks of sustained campaigns by the participating political parties resulting in pockets of violent scenes.

Member of Parliament Pleades Guilty to Assault Charges

[Times of Zambia]UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) Katuba Member of Parliament (MP), Jonas Shakafuswa yesterday pleaded not guilty to four counts of assault in relation with political violence that occurred at the weekend in Mangango Constit...

UPND Delayed Constitution – Bowman Lusambo an Impostor, Says Muhabi

[Zambia Reports]Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) National Secretary Muhabi Lungu says Zambians should blame the United Party for National Development (UPND) and Patriotic Front (PF) for the delayed enactment of the new constitution because they ...

500 Jobs Coming to Kitwe

[Times of Zambia]ABOUT five hundred jobs are expected to be created under the Pave-Zambia road project in Kitwe.

MCM Sets Up U.S.$15 Million Training Centre

[Times of Zambia]MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM) has established a state-of-the-art Mopani Central Training Centre (MCTC) in Mufulira at a cost of US$15 million for the training of artisans.

Mwamba Assault Case Fails to Take Off

[Times of Zambia]THE matter in which Kasama Central Member of Parliament Geoffrey Mwamba commonly known as GBM is charged with assault yesterday failed to take off in the Lusaka magistrate's court because the trial magistrate was indisposed.

Immigration Clean Up Exercise Timely

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA has for a long time been host to various foreign nationals as refugees, most of whom came into the country illegally.

Mangango Polls – the Die Is Cast

[Times of Zambia]THE die is cast as the electorate in Mangango in Kaoma District today vote in a parliamentary by-election to replace Robert Chiseke whose 2011 victory was nullified by the court on grounds of electoral malpractices.

Early Child Education Benefits 17,000 Pre-Grades

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 17,000 pre-grades are currently benefiting from community-based Early Child Education (ECE) services to prepare them for primary school enrollment, Education, Science Vocational Training and Early Education Minister John Phir...

Son Beats Dad (82) to Death

[Times of Zambia]AN EIGHTY-TWO-YEAR-OLD man of Kazungula District died at the weekend after being beaten to death by his son who is on the run.

Woman Raped After Drinking Spree

[Times of Zambia]A TWENTY ONE-YEAR-OLD woman of Kitwe District has been raped at a named lodge by a worker after she fell in a drunken stupor during a drinking spree at the weekend.

PF Cadres Allegedly Kidnap UPND Candidate’s Cousin in Mangango

[Zambia Reports]After several days of relatively peaceful election campaigning in Mangango, today chaos and confusion unraveled as a group of some 120 Patriotic Front (PF) youth cadres allegedly attacked and then abducted the cousin of Mr. Goodwin Putu...

Weak Kwacha Prompts Layoffs At Lafarge Cement

[Zambia Reports]The LaFarge Cement company is pondering laying off some 30% of its workforce of 670 employees, according to a memo circulated by a group of unionised workers.

Muhabi On UPND’s Diminishing Electoral Returns

[Zambia Reports]The following opinion article was authored by the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) National Secretary Muhabi Lungu, relating to an ongoing dialogue with members of the United Party for National Development (UPND) regarding opport...