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Posts published in “Day: October 20, 2014

Roan Fights Relegation

[Times of Zambia]BOTTOM-placed Roan United this afternoon need to beat fellow strugglers Indeni to keep alive their slim hopes of staying in the MTN-FAZ Premier Division when the two clash in a delayed Week 27 fixture at Kafubu Stadium.

K46 Million Maize Vanishes in Katete

[Times of Zambia]A TRUCKLOAD with more than 660 bags of maize worth more than K46, 000 purchased by the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) have gone missing in Katete in what is believed to be a widespread syndicate by the agency officials.

Dayne Moore Shines At BMG Classic

[Times of Zambia]NDOLA golfer Dayne Moore on Friday shot a two-over par 74 in the opening round of Bearing Man Group (BMG) Classic tournament at the Glendower Golf Club in Johannesburg, South Africa.

It’ll Be Mockery to Give PF Another 10 Years, Says Dr Banda

[Zambia Reports]Opposition United Party National Development (UPND) vice president for politics Dr Canisius Banda says it is a mockery to the Zambian people for Republican Vice president Guy Scott to ask that the PF government be given 10 more years to...

Guy Scott’s Analogy At Jubilee Prayers

[Zambia Reports]Vice-President Guy Scott says he has learnt from a book he has been reading recently that people make music to avoid going mad.

Mopani U.S 2015 Open Prize Money

[Times of Zambia]A SUM of US$300,000 (about K1, 9 million) has been staked as total prize money for the 2015 Mopani Redpath Zambia Open Golf Championship to be held at Nkana Golf Club next April.

MMD to Hold Provincial Indabas

[Times of Zambia]THE opposition MMD says it will be holding provincial conventions starting from the first quarter of next year before holding a national conference ahead of the 2016 presidential elections.

Water Shortages Hit Lusaka

[Times of Zambia]LUSAKA has been hit by water shortages with some parts completely running dry, while residents in townships have been forced to wake up earlier than normal to line up for the commodity in community kiosks.

Man Nabbed for Rape Attempt On Granny

[Times of Zambia]A TWENTY-SEVEN-year-old man of Serenje District has been arrested for attempting to rape his 57-year-old grandmother.

Govt Bemoans Rise in Early Marriages

[Times of Zambia]THERE is need for concerted family and community-based activities to supplement Government efforts in combating early marriages, teenage pregnancies and gender-based Violence (GBV), Local Government and Housing Minister Emmanuel Chenda...

Shamenda Assures Youths

[Times of Zambia]LABOUR and Social Security Minister Fackson Shamenda says the focus of the Government is to increase access to skills training for the youth to ensure that they actively participate in economic development.

Govt’s Youth Priority Laudable

[Times of Zambia]THERE is no doubt that the Government has placed emphasis in ensuring that the welfare of the youth is prioritised by putting in place policies which aim at improving their status in society.

Wage Freeze Talks On

[Times of Zambia]THE Government is in discussions with trade unions over the wage freeze dispute, Vice-President Guy Scott has said.

Ebola Scare

[Times of Zambia]CHOMA residents were on Thursday afternoon gripped with fear and panic after news spread of a Zimbabwean driver who was found dead in his truck from suspected Ebola.

Morocco Boxers’ Fiasco – More Questions Than Answers

[Times of Zambia]IN a piece titled "Can State Fail To Raise K35m For Boxers?"published in this column almost a year ago, or November 10, 2012, to be precise, I wrote that if one tried to understand everything in life, one would probably end up in Chain...

Lungu Courts Parley On Constitution

[Times of Zambia]JUSTICE Minister Edgar Lungu will next week present a statement to Parliament on the status of the Constitution-making process.

The Big Problem With Chikwanda’s Budget

[Zambia Reports]The 2015 budget presented by Hon. Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda to parliament appeared at first sight to be a normal growth budget. Normal, that is, until you get to the section about regarding a radical revision of the tax regim...