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Posts published in “Day: October 29, 2014

32 Rioters Netted

[Times of Zambia]THIRTY-TWO people have been arrested for rioting in Mansa on Monday. The riots were sparked by the death of Isaac Musonda, 28, who was run over by a vehicle driven by Chief Chisunka of the Ushi people of Mansa.

State Quizzed Over Digital Migration

[Times of Zambia]OPPOSITION members of Parliament yesterday questioned Government on why it had not yet awarded a contract to a company to supply a set

Afrisports Wants Young Power Dynamos Probed

[Times of Zambia]PROMOTION chasing Division Three side Afrisports has written to the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) to investigate possibilities of match fixing by Young Power Dynamos.

Ten Maize ‘Thieves’ Nabbed

[Times of Zambia]TEN men have been arrested over theft of 1, 500 bags of maize from a Food Reserve Agency (FRA) depot in Mkushi.

Confusion Rocks Zru Nominations

[Times of Zambia]CONFUSION has rocked the Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) nominations ahead of this Saturday's extra ordinary council meeting to be held in Kabwe at the Green Eagles Rugby Club.

Muyupi Disqualified

[Times of Zambia]HONEST Muyupi's debut at the inaugural 2014 Amateur Olympia Africa bodybuilding contest ended in disqualification while Sylvester Mwila missed out on the title after finishing fifth.

PAC Summons Attorney General

[Times of Zambia]THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has summoned Attorney General Musa Mwenye to state the correct position on the autonomy of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ).

Faz Warns Shepolopolo

[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) says it will not tolerate unruly behaviour from the Shepolopolo players over their unpaid allowances.

Chipenzi – Sata ‘Missed an Opportunity to Leave a Legacy’

[Deutsche Welle]Zambia's President Michael Sata has died. He had been in power since 2011 when his party Patriotic Front won a national election. He missed Zambia's 50th independence celebrations last week because of ill-heath.

Draft Law Guarantees Media Freedom

[Times of Zambia]THE final Draft Constitution released to Parliament has guaranteed freedom and independence of the media.

‘Presidential Pardons Will Decongest Prisons’

[Times of Zambia]Eastern Province prisons commander Paul Mwizabi Simasiku has said the release of prisoners who were pardoned by President Michael Sata will help decongest the correctional facilities in the province.

Guy Scott Named Interim President

[Deutsche Welle]Guy Scott has been named interim president of Zambia, after former head of state Michael Sata passed away in London. Scott is the first white politician to lead an African nation since the end of apartheid.

Zambia for a Better Africa

[Times of Zambia]The presence of ambassadors and high commissioners at the celebratory reception hosted by the country's Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) in New York is testimony to this fact.

SA Mourns Late Zambia Leader Sata

[CAJ News]Johannesburg -PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has, on behalf of the Government and people of South Africa, sent a message of condolences to Zambia following the passing of President Michael Sata.

Zambian President Sata Dies

[CAJ News]Lusaka -ZAMBIAN President Michael Sata has reportedly died at a hospital in London where he had traveled to receive treatment.

Jonathan Mourns Late Zambia President Sata

[CAJ News]Abuja -RESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has extended the country's sympathies to the people of Zambia following the death of President Michael Sata.