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Posts published in “Day: October 17, 2014

V-P Loathes Online Outlet

[Zambia Reports]Vice President Guy Scott was at it again during the lively Vice President Question time in parliament taking on everything thrown at him and showed no love for the growing spectre of online journalism that he never loses a moment to vil...

Lusaka in Spat With Nigeria

[Zambia Reports]Zambia is headed for a serious diplomat spat with the Nigerian government after embattled Labour minister Fackson Shamenda ordered authorities in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to suspend issuing visas to Nigerian nationals in a desper...

From Great to Worst – Chikwanda in the Eyes of M’membe

[Zambia Reports]Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has been on the receiving end of a vicious smear campaign by The Post Newspapers following his having come out hard on pushing for the institution to pay its astronomical statutory tax obligations.

Boy Hangs Self

[Times of Zambia]AN eleven-year-old boy of Chief Mukuni's area in Kazungula District has shocked residents after he committed suicide by hanging himself from the roof of a hut.

Any Hope for Unip?

[Times of Zambia]TWENTY-THREE years after losing power, United National Independence Party (UNIP) has declined almost into oblivion but president Tilyenji Kaunda insists that the party is still relevant in the political arena.

Tourism Bonanza

[Times of Zambia]THE tourism industry will receive a boost with a strong contingent of Italian tour operators and journalists expected to visit Zambia soon to sample the country's vast tourism products.

East MMD Back Rupiah’s Comeback Calls

[Zambia Reports]The Movement for Multi Party Democracy in Eastern Province has backed the return to power of former President Rupiah Banda.

Five Rioting Unza Students Released

[Zambia Reports]Five University of Zambia students who were arrested during Tuesday night's riot have been released.

Govt Toasts Chipolopolo Victory

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is confident that Zambia will qualify to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals following the team's silk display in the 3-0 win over Niger at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola on Wednesday.

Tackling Gender Parity in Land Reforms

[Times of Zambia]"Cultural practices and customary laws in Southern Africa Development Committee (SADC) limit women's ability to access, own and control means of production such as land and livestock."

Thumbs Up Chipolopolo but …

[Times of Zambia]CONGRATULATIONS to the Chipolopolo for beating Niger to register their first win in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers to revive hopes of qualifying for the Morocco finals.

SADC Woos More Tourists

[Times of Zambia]Harare -SOUTHERN African Development Community (SADC) member States have been urged to complement each other to attract more tourist arrivals to the region.

Gwembe, Namwala Hospitals Completed

[Times of Zambia]THE construction of Gwembe and Namwala District hospitals has been completed, Southern Province Medical Officer Jelita Chinyonga has said.

Shepolopolo Seek Solace

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA will this afternoon be seeking to wrap up a disappointing TN Mobile 2014 Africa Women Championship (AWC) maiden appearance on a high note when they take on Les Elephants of Ivory Coast in their final Group A match at the Indepen...

Japan Gives Zambia K522, 000 for School

[Times of Zambia]THE Japanese Government has given Zambia a K522, 000 grant for the construction of a new community school in Kabwata Constituency's Mahopo Township.

Church Weighs in On Wage Freeze

[Zambia Reports]The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has cautiously welcomed government's expressed desire to limit the overall fiscal deficit to 4.6 percent of the country's GDP in the 2015 national budget.

Gawani Zulu Tells It All About Uhuru Struggle

[Times of Zambia]INDEPENDENCE is more than just doing away with the British colonialism, according to 92-year-old Justine Gawani Zulu, a man who had to battle on two fronts ahead of the political liberation in 1964.

50 Unza Students Offered Scholarships

[Times of Zambia]Bayport Financial Services has presented scholarships to 50 first year University of Zambia (UNZA) Students.

Changala Cautions Media Against Spreading Hatred

[Zambia Reports]Civil rights activist Brebner Changala has observed that Zambia is drifting into a dangerous direction owing to the culture of hatred being spread by the media.