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Posts published in “Day: October 20, 2014

Ruling in Chimba Case Delayed Again

[Zambia Reports]For the second consecutive time, the ruling on the case in which freelance journalist and Stand Up for Zambia documentary film maker Chanda Chimba, III has applied to the Lusaka Magistrates Court to have the State amend one of the charg...

Kitwe Residents Run Amok As Police Fire Teargas At a School

[Zambia Reports]For the second time in under two weeks, police in Kitwe this morning returned to the street to disperse residents who are frustrated with the ruling Patriotic Front government's service delivery firing teargas canisters and disrupting l...

Ill Sata Heads Abroad for Treatment

[Zambia Reports]Earlier today a brief media statement was circulated to media house by the Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations George Chellah announcing that President Michael Sata had last night traveled abroad for medical treatment.

U.S. Designates Human Rights Man As New Ambassador to Zambia

[Zambia Reports]In the wake of declining human rights record in Zambia, the United States of America has designated a human rights inclined specialists who served in dictatorial countries like Russia, Harare, Ukraine and Georgia among others as the new...

Pick N Pay to Create 2,000 Jobs

[Times of Zambia]PICK n Pay Zambia's total investment is expected to reach more than U$50 million and create a total of 2,000 jobs by the end of 2015.

Kampamba, Bwalya Hailed

[Times of Zambia]NKANA coach Beston Chambeshi has praised Ronald 'Sate-Sate' Kampamba and Barclays Cup record top scorer Simon Bwalya for their performance in Saturday's semi-final win.

Phiri Hits Back At Mukabe

[Times of Zambia]ZONE Three vice-chairperson, Kharika Phiri has described Chess Federation of Zambia (CFZ) president, Yohane Mukabe's claim that he is not a member of the local chess family as pretence of the highest order.

Roan United Relegated

[Times of Zambia]ROAN United yesterday became the first team to be relegated from the 2014 MTN-FAZ Premier Division League after losing their crucial Week 27 rescheduled match to Indeni at Arthur Davies Stadium in Kitwe.

Sata to Honour 2012 Afcon Champs

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata will on Zambia's 50th Independence Day anniversary honour various sports personalities including the national football team that won the country the first-ever Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy in 2012.

Orange Maize Production On Cards

[Times of Zambia]HARVESTPLUS is targeting to provide orange maize for 100,000 farmers in the country by 2015.

State Commits U.S $11 Million to Wildlife Project

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has committed about US$11.5 million to the management of community owned wildlife resource project in Bangweulu in Luapula Province.

Zava to Send 3 to Mozambique

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Volleyball Association (ZAVA) will send three clubs to the 2014 Zone Six Club Championships slated for Mozambique in December.

Angolan Artists Thrill Audience in Zambia

[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan Kapossoka Symphonic Orchestra and Kamunga group enlivened on Saturday in Lusaka, Zambia, a gala offered by the Embassy of Angola, to celebrate the 50 years of independence of that African sister country, to be marked on 24 Oc...

Court Censures Family

[Times of Zambia]A NDOLA magistrate has admonished a family for forcing a student to keep his two year-old daughter as a way of forcing him to pay compensation for impregnating his girlfriend.

Lightning Kills Two Brothers

[Times of Zambia]TWO brothers have been struck to death by lightning while their mother is battling for her life in Monze Mission Hospital.

Fisp On Point

[Times of Zambia]STEPS taken by Government in delivery of farming inputs on time to farmers this year guarantee a good harvest, while at the same time ensuring food security for citizens.

Pay Farmers Handsomely – Simuusa

[Times of Zambia]AGRICULTURE and Livestock Minister Wylbur Simuusa has uerged the hotel industry in the country to offer attractive prices to local farmers to ensure that the agricultural sector remains viable.

Africa’s Press Freedom Improving – Kikwete

[Times of Zambia]TANZANIA President Jakaya Kikwete has said the freedom of the Press has slightly improved in Africa although a lot needs to be done by enacting relevant laws.

Genesis of Zambia’s Independence

[Times of Zambia]THE unification of Barotseland, a former a British protectorate with Northern Rhodesia on May 18, 1964, 50 years ago, culminated into the birth of a sovereign unitary State called Zambia and engraved a deep historical landmark on the Z...