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Posts published in “Day: August 26, 2014

The Time for Political Maturity in PF Is Now

[Zambia Reports]The past weeks we have seen a full attack by some sections of the media launched at the Minister of Finance, Hon. Alexander Bwalya Chikwanda, MP. A number of people, perhaps seeking media access and national attention, have been lined u...

Opening of Parliament Requires a Legitimate President – CDDR

[CDDR]The Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR) expresses its concern regarding the upcoming parley for opening of parliament, which must be executed according to protocol by the duly elected Republican President of Zambia.

Airtel Gets World Bank Funding to Offer Finance Apps in Zambia

[CIO]As Africans increasingly gain access to mobile devices, aid and development organizations see them as a pathway to providing access to financial services to a large "unbanked" population, and a deal announced in Zambia this week aims to do just that.

Faz Stakes K80 for Cheapest Ticket Against Sudan

[Zambia Reports]The Football Association of Zambia has announced that soccer fans will folk out about K80 to watch an average international friendly fielding Zambia's third rate side against Sudan on Sunday in a game that will mark the first internatio...

RTSA Deplores Kabwe High RTA Rate

[Times of Zambia]THE Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) has said Kabwe District records five to seven road traffic accidents every weekend.

Dell SA Supports Deloitte Awards Programme

[CAJ News]Johannesburg -DELL South Africa, the technology company, has announced its support of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Africa awards programme 2014.

Govt to Lose Over K80 Million

[Times of Zambia]THE British American Tobacco (BAT) has said that Government will lose at least K80 million in revenue in the next four years due to illicit trade of cigarettes.

Lubambo Out of U-20 Qualifier

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Under-20 captain Lubambo Musonda and defender Benedict Chepeshi have been ruled out of this weekend's Senegal 2015 Africa Youth Championship (AYC) final round, return leg qualifier match against Malawi.

Elimination Bitter – Kalume

[Times of Zambia]NKANA captain Sydney Kalume has said elimination from the CAF 2014 Confederation Cup is a bitter pill to swallow.

Zambia Should Tackle Rising NCDS Risks Now

[Times of Zambia]THE African continent and Zambia in particular is said to be sitting on a veritable of non-communicable diseases(NCDs) time bomb, with cardiovascular diseases such as diabetes, obesity, oncology and smoking related illnesses becoming i...

Zanaco Invests U.S.$1 Million in New Loan Scheme

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia National Commercial Bank (ZANACO) has invested about US$1?million in a new product called 'Loan a Cow' scheme which is aimed at?improving small and medium scale dairy farmers access to fairly priced finance.

‘Mighty’, Nkwazi Reclaim Top Slots

[Times of Zambia]'MIGHTY' Mufulira Wanderers bounced back to the summit of the FAZ Division One North League table with a narrow win over Mining Rangers as leadership continued to exchange hands with last week's leaders, Chambishi dropping into fourth ...

USAID Happy With Zambia’s HIV/Aids Fight

[Times of Zambia]THE United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is elated with the strides Zambia has scored in the fight against HIV and AIDS.

Chama Tumbles Nanjing Youth Olympics

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S hopes of minting a another medal at the on-going Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games yesterday dashed after long distance runner Godfrey Chama tumbled in the 800m final race.

Chikwanda Hits Back

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has hit back at the clique behind the smear campaign against him and said those aspiring to take over the presidency must do so in a civilised manner.

Involve Youths in Development, Says Speaker

[Times of Zambia]SPEAKER of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has called for the involvement of youths in enhancing democracy and development in the region.

Kasenengwa Under Tight Police Presence

[Times of Zambia]SCORES of Police officers have been deployed to Kasenengwa Constituency in Chipata where a by-election is slated for September 11, this year.