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Posts published in “Day: September 22, 2014

Zambia Needs Better Enforcement of the Electoral Code – Fodep

[Zambia Reports]The following speech was delivered by McDonald Chipenze of the Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) at the Leadership and Conflict Management for Electoral Stakeholders workshop, attended by oficials from the ECZ as well as the Eur...

National Karateka Win 46 Medals in Zambia

[Namibian]Namibia's National Karate Team recently attended the 13th Zone Six Karate Championship hosted by the Zambia Martial Arts Federation in Lusaka. The Namibian team returned home with a total of 46 medals from the 46 different events the team par...

Rare Tree Faces Exploitation Because of Legal Loophole

[IPS]Rufunsa -Steven Nyambose used to sell charcoal for a living until he discovered that the trees could be more lucrative in another way - through cutting them down and selling the logs to international buyers.

Betuz Hails Plans to Boost Education Sector

[Times of Zambia]THE Basic Education Teachers Union of Zambia (BETUZ) has praised Government for its agenda to upgrade infrastructure in the education sector.

DEC Bemoans Alcohol Abuse Levels

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA has a serious problem of alcohol abuse and youths' addiction to psychotropic substances which must immediately be addressed, the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has said.

Victoria Falls University of Technology Aims Higher

[Times of Zambia]VICTORIA Falls University of Technology (VFU), which is one of Zambia's leading private universities, has continued to be a credible institution that is supplementing Government efforts in providing quality education.

Juvenile Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

[Times of Zambia]A THIRTEEN-YEAR- OLD boy of Kitwe has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after brutally stabbing a security guard with a knife.

Stop Manipulating Information Free Flow – Fr Bwalya

[Zambia Reports]Alliance for a Better Zambia president Father Frank Bwalya says it was wrong for parliament to bar private media journalists from covering live the official opening of parliament by President Michael Sata.

Grand Coalition Ponders Next Meeting With Lungu

[Zambia Reports]The Grand Coalition on the Constitution is considering whether or not to attend the second round of discussions with Justice Minister Edgar Lungu.

Going Against All Odds to Get Educated

[Times of Zambia]DRIVEN by the passion to have a better life and afford the basic requirements, 19-year-old Remmy Simukonda wants to work hard so that he can manage to have the basic needs.

Zambian Media Lucky, Says Hapunda

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front self proclaimed media director Brian Hapunda spent the entire evening on the ropes when he appeared on Muvi Television's The Assignment programme.

Zambian Women Score Successes

[Times of Zambia]THE successes that a number of Zambian women have scored recently in attaining higher positions in decision making cannot go without comment.

Nkomeshya Canes Parents Over Early Marriages

[Times of Zambia]SENIOR Chieftainess Nkomeshya Mukamambo II of the Soli people of Lusaka Province has taken a swipe at parents and guardians in the tendency of marrying off young girls instead of giving them an education.

Sata Needs Rest, Says Fred Mutesa

[Zambia Reports]Zambians for Empowerment and Development President Fred Mutesa says President Michael Sata needs to either step down or appoint a loyal vice president while he takes enough time to rest.

Ndola Squash Club Sends K40,000 SOS

[Times of Zambia]THE Ndola Squash Club is scouting for K40,000 to successfully host the 2014 annual Judge Lloyd Siame Open Championship slated for November 28 to 30.

Cultural Heritage Display Vital, Says Turkish Envoy

[Times of Zambia]TURKISH ambassador Ahmet Arda has said that the display of cultural heritage is important in raising the beauty of a country and defining people's identity.

Dad Burns Son to Ashes

[Times of Zambia]A FIVE-year-old boy has been burnt to ashes while his two year-old sister is nursing serious burns after their house was set ablaze by their father in Nchelenge District on Friday night.