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Posts published in “Day: October 27, 2014

Children in Prisons Deserve Better

[Times of Zambia]THE past days have been a hive of activities that saw Zambians unite to celebrate the country's Golden Jubilee.

Chibolya Thugs Attack Scribe

[Times of Zambia]SUNDAY Times of Zambia Chief Reporter Sylvester Mwale was assaulted and held captive on the eve of independence celebrations in the notorious Chibolya Township in Lusaka.

Embracing New Technology for Data Collection in Zambia

[IFRC]Survey data is invaluable to the work of National Red Cross Societies. From the onset it can be used to plan a programme, monitor its progress, and collect information on how a project may have helped the people it intended to reach.

Jere Stumbles At Chess Tourney

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's top chess player, Daniel Jere stumbled in the third round match of the ongoing Zambia Open Chess Championships at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka after drawing with an unrated Timothy Kabwe.

Zambia Gets Golden Jubilee Train

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIANS will receive a Golden Jubilee gift from Government when a newly and completely refurbished passenger train arrives in the country in a couple of days.

Chuulu Championship Credentials On the Line

[Times of Zambia]PACESETTER George Chuulu will this weekend have to prove his worth when he goes on the rough terrain in the Monze Rally that's revs off today in Southern Province.

Saga of the President’s Health Continues

[African Arguments]Questions about the health of the Zambian President Michael Sata are stubbornly refusing to go away having simmered ever since he dropped out of sight at the end of May this year. For a known extrovert who has never shied away from t...

Reader’s Reaction to Morocco Boxer’s Fiasco

[Times of Zambia]When the reader called to express his opinion on the article, he said it had hit the nail on the head and that he hoped it would help bring "sanity to sports administration." As his call came in the midst of a meeting I was attending, ...

Indeni, Mine Police in Dogfight

[Times of Zambia]WITH three tickets still on offer, the battle for survival in the 2014 MTN Premier Division League has reached the climax following the demotion of Roan United last Sunday.

Chipolopolo Hunt Elephants

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S Golden Jubilee celebrations get a tingly test at the new National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka today when the Chipolopolo take on an unlikely bed-mate in the form of Ivory Coast.

Muyupi Is Mr Golden Jubilee

[Times of Zambia]HONEST Muyupi was on Thursday night crowned Mr Golden Jubilee champion after he outshined 10 other contestants in a tightly contested bodybuilding competition staged at Savoy Hotel in Ndola.

Defiant ‘Snob’ Gets Somewhere in Life

[Times of Zambia]Whatever your station in life, don't let peoples' negative opinions of you shape your life or crowd your judgement of who you are and what you are capable of achieving. Self belief and determination are the key to seizing life's opport...

Thank You Ian Smith, UDI

[Times of Zambia]CONGRATULATIONS Zambia. Yes, Zambians have every reason to celebrate the Golden Jubilee because 50 years of peace and stability in a continent still afflicted with ethnic violence, genocide, debilitating poverty and disease is no mean ...

Seoul Olympic Games, 2012 Afcon Squads Honoured

[Times of Zambia]TEN of Zambia's finest footballers were yesterday honoured with special Golden Jubilee medals on the Copperbelt during a colourful investiture ceremony at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.

Rapid Economic Growth Key – Sata

[Times of Zambia]THE primary task for Zambia is the transformation of the country through sustained economic growth, President Micahel Sata has said.

Shepolopolo Stay Put

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia women soccer team has vowed not to move an inch from the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Technical Centre in Lusaka if they are not paid their allowances.

Foreign Dignitaries Jet in

[Times of Zambia]SEVERAL foreign dignitaries, including United States of America Assistant Secretary of State for African affairs Linda Thomas Greenfield yesterday arrived in the country to attend Zambia's 50th independence anniversary celebrations.

Jubilee Fever Rocks Zambia

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIANS across the country yesterday united to celebrate the country's 50th independence anniversary.

Barrick Lumwana Hands Over K1 Million Projects

[Times of Zambia]BARRICK Lumwana Mining Company LMC) has handed over community projects worth K1,156,197 to schools in Solwezi in the ongoing infrastructure development programme aimed at uplifting the education standards in North-Western Province.