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Posts published in “Day: August 21, 2014

Cash Transfer Schemes Cushion Against Climate Shocks

[IPS]Pemba District -"Last season, I lost an entire hectare of groundnuts because of a prolonged drought. Groundnuts are my hope for income," says Josephine Chaaba, 60, from Pemba district in southern Zambia.

Zambia, Tanzania Differ Over Tazara Railway Line

[Zambia Reports]The unacknowledged split between the Zambian and Tanzanian government over the Tanzanian Zambian Railways is heightening with the two countries set to run their coaches separately.

High Court Dismiss PF Over Zambezi East

[Zambia Reports]The Lusaka High Court has dismissed yet another attempt by losing Patriotic Front Zambezi West aspirant Christabel Ng'imbu who has relentlessly tried to stop her rival Charles Kakoma in the September 11 by-election.

Chenda Claims Credit for TIZ K3.3 Million Graft Exposure

[Zambia Reports]Local government minister Emmanuel Chenda has moved to claim credit for the expose by Transparency International Zambia over the K3.3 million theft scandal at the Ministry of Local Government and Housing.

Former President Banda Back in Court

[Zambia Reports]Former President Rupiah Banda will be back in court today to know whether his case will be referred to the High Court for determination of constitutional matters.

Tensions Rise At KCM Over Suppliers

[Zambia Reports]Problems at Konkola Copper Mines blew up this morning when suppliers took matters in their own hands and damaged property at the residence of senior mine officials.

Chikwanda Mildly Hits Back At the Cartel

[Zambia Reports]Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has broken his silence on the shadow succession battles in the ruling Patriotic Front by calling a 'ceasefire'.

Uncertainty Over Kitwe Bishop’s Whereabouts

[Times of Zambia]A CLOUD of uncertainty still surrounds the fate of a Pentecostal bishop in Kitwe who allegedly committed suicide after being slapped with sexual charges involving nine girls from his church.

Hockey Teams Wrap Up With Defeats

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S hopes of minting a medal in Hockey 5's at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games were yesterday dashed after the boys' team bowed out of

Badminton Team Stuck

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S participation at the 2014 Badminton Confederation of Africa (BCA) Under-15 Badminton Championship that starts on Monday in Kampala hangs in balance after the association failed to raise K20, 000 for air tickets.

Volleyball Team Storms Semis

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia men's volleyball team qualified to the semi-finals of the 17th edition of the Confederation of University and College Sports Associations (CUCSA) Zone Six Games after beating Lesotho.

I’ M Clean, Says Chikwanda

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has said he is clean and will not succumb to malicious calls for him to resign.

Goveia Out of Nanjing 2014 Games

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S Ralph Goveia exited the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games after failing to reach the semi-finals of the 50m butterfly despite finishing second in his qualifying heat at the National Sports Centre Natatorium.

Don’t Give Your IDS to Strangers – Zicta Warns

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority(ZICTA) has warned the public against allowing strangers to use their identity cards to register sim cards.

90-Yr-Old Blind Choma Man Sends SOS

[Times of Zambia]A NINETY-YEAR-OLD man who has more than100 grand children in Batoka Ward in Choma has appealed to Government and other well-wishers to assist him with basic needs such as shelter.

MMD Lusaka District Disowns Bowman Lusambo

[Zambia Reports]The Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) Lusaka District Chairman has written a letter to the party's National Executive Commission requesting that Bowman Lusambo be expelled from the party for impersonating a non-existent appointmen...