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Posts published in “Day: October 18, 2014

Grandpa Jailed 30 Yrs for Defilement

[Times of Zambia]KABWE High Court has sentenced a 72-year-old man to 30 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling an 11-year-old girl.

Value Chain Plans to Boost SMEs

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is working hard to improve the business environment for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to create job opportunities, Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) director for enterprise development Makasa Mukula has said.

K405,000 Released for New Malaria Lab

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has released K405,000 to boost the construction of a new malaria laboratory at the Tropical Disease Research Centre (TDRC), Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Davy Chikamata has said.

Zambia At 50 – Economic, Political Achievements

[Times of Zambia]IN the last 50 years, Zambia has posted strong indicators of progress in political, economic and social spheres under successive governments that have ruled the country since 1964.

Pigs Die of Swine Fever

[Times of Zambia]The disease was detected last week on Thursday when 20 pigs were found dead in INDECO Township, as well as Chidada and Soweto villages, which are the most affected areas.

Mweetwa Takes Private Bill to Lift Wage Freeze

[Zambia Reports]Choma Central United Party for National Development Member of Parliament Cornelius Mweetwa will next Tuesday present a private member's motion over the need to lift the wage freeze.

Apathy Mars Rugby Polls

[Times of Zambia]SIX of the seven Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) executive committee positions may go unchallenged as only eight aspiring candidates have filled in their nominations ahead of deadline today.

Netballers Honoured With Shopping Vouchers

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia netball team players and officials were yesterday given shopping vouchers worth K7, 500 by Pound Stretcher Zambia following their qualification to the Sydney 2015 World Netball Championship.

Zim Driver Found Dead in Choma Tests Negative for Ebola

[Zambia Reports]A Zimbabwean truck driver who was found dead in his truck has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus after fears gripped Choma town on claims that the deceased had suffered an Ebola attack.

Ng’onga Back in Squad

[Times of Zambia]POWER Dynamos striker Alex Ng'onga is among 26 local based players that coach Honour Janza has summoned to the Chipolopolo squad ahead of international friendly match against Ivory Coast set for October 25.

Regatta Jubilee On

[Times of Zambia]THE 2014 Jubilee Regatta is on today at the Zambezi Boat Club in Livingstone with winners to pocket K10, 000.

Ruling On Chimba Case Postponed Until Oct 20

[Zambia Reports]There was some confusion at the Lusaka Magistrates Court Friday October 17, 2014 as Principal Resident Magistrate Obbister Musukwa could not find a courtroom to deliver a ruling on whether the State should amend one of the charges slapp...

Another PF Fake Constitution Promise?

[Zambia Reports]Government seemed to have made a promise it can't keep when it told a meeting with the grand coalition that it will release the draft constitution next week to coincide with the jubilee week.