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Posts published in “Day: September 18, 2014

Government Launches Code of Ethics for Journalists

[MISA]At the launch of the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) in Lusaka on 3 September 2014, Zambia's Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Joseph Katema also launched a code of ethics for Zambian media.

As Forest Losses Rise, Zambia Plans a Timber Moratorium

[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Lusaka -Zambia's lawmakers are preparing to put a moratorium on the country's timber trade, blaming foreigners for a surge in illegal logging and timber exports, experts say.

World Leaders to Attend UN General Assembly

[Times of Zambia]THE 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened in New York on Tuesday with the international community committing to peace, poverty reduction, sustainable development, women empowerment and an enhanced fight against ter...

Curb High Teen Pregnancies

[Times of Zambia]Statistics for 2013 showing that 12,500 pregnancies were recorded at primary school level while another 2,428 in secondary schools, as announced by the Ministry of Education, are not only shocking but a choking problem on efforts to ed...

CAR Admitted As Evidence in Tembo’s Case

[Times of Zambia]A NDOLA magistrates' court yesterday admitted a car into evidence that suspended Copperbelt Police Commissioner Mary Tembo is accused of getting from a company for her own benefit.

Donors Agree to Source Funds for Kariba

[Times of Zambia]COOPERATING partners have agreed to source for funds to rehabilitate the Kariba Dam after a request by Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Over 14,000 Pupil Pregnancies Recorded Last Year

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA last year recorded 12,500 pregnancies among primary school pupils and 2,428 in secondary schools, Minister of Education John Phiri has disclosed.

Govt Eyes More Benefits From Minerals

[Times of Zambia]MINES, Energy and Water Development Minister Christopher Yaluma has said the Government is working on legislation to enhance value-addition to Zambia's mineral resources to create employment opportunities for Zambians.

Give Job Priority to Zambians, Urges Mulenga Sata

[Times of Zambia]LUSAKA Mayor Mulenga Sata has urged Heriot Properties Limited, the developer of Cosmopolitan Shopping Mall, to give priority to Zambians in the 1, 500 permanent and temporal jobs that will be created during and after the construction o...

Leopard Skin Lands 2 in Trouble

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) has arrested two people for being in possession of Leopard skin in Siavonga District of Southern Province.

Father Chiti Challenges Sata Ahead of Parley Speech

[Zambia Reports]The grand coalition on the people driven constitution have implored President Michael Sata to provide a roadmap on the constitution when he opens the fourth session of the 11th National Assembly on Friday.

First Lady Linked to Multiple Extra Marital Affairs

[Zambia Reports]First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba has been linked to a series of multiple extra marital affairs particularly with men younger her age where she allegedly finds comfort and relief from the pressures of State House.

Edgar Lungu Hunts Post Moles in PF

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front Secretary General Edgar Lungu has added fire to the on-going battles between the Patriotic Front and their erstwhile bedmates at the Post Newspapers by saying he will institute investigations against anyone leaking infor...

Was UPND Biggest Loser in the By-Elections?

[Zambia Reports]Now that we have had a week to reflect on the recent September 11 by-elections in five constituencies, we can begin to think about who are the winners and losers.

Sata’s Son Slap Father’s Spokesperson

[Zambia Reports]There was a dramatic scene at State House on Wednesday monring when Lusaka Mayor Mulenga Sata slapped his father's spokesperson George Chellah for unspecified reasons while warning him to watch his back.

Luanshya Mines in K6.4 Million Profit

[Times of Zambia]CNMC Luanshya Copper Mines plc (CLM)recorded a turnover of K1.7?billion with a profit of K6.4 million in the financial year ended?March 31, 2014.

Sata Tested for Official Opening of Parliament

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata's handlers have continued to test the Head of State and assess his readiness for the official opening of parliament tomorrow.