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Posts published in November 2014

Ruling Party Chooses Presidential Candidate

[Zambia Reports]At the Patriotic Front general conference in Kabwe today the current party Secretary General Edgar Lungu has secured the nomination with the majority of delegates voting for him.

Chitotela Blasts PF Central Committee

[Zambia Reports]Ronald Chitotela this morning blasted and accused Central Committee Members for failing to handle the ongoing Patriotic Front General Conference.

PF Conference Now Underway

[Zambia Reports]The Patriotic Front is today again attempting to get their conference going after it failed to take off on Saturday with acting President Guy Scott failing to show up.

Demolition of Ndola Illegal Plots On Hold

[Times of Zambia]THE demolishing of eight high cost houses on an illegal land in Ndola's Chifubu Township by bailiffs has been put on hold.

Darts Needs Expansion, Support

[Times of Zambia]DARTS, like some other minor sports in Zambia today, continues to face the wrath of operational challenges.

‘I Had Sex for Snacks’

[Times of Zambia]A NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD pupil of Masaiti District sparked laughter when she told the Ndola Local Court that she was forced to engage herself in sexual activities to find money for snacks at school.

Irate Gambler Lifts Machine

[Times of Zambia]AFTER a relentless search for a winning formula that never was, an infuriated gambler stunned the clientele in the hood when he expressed his disgust!

Sprinter Siame Ready for Ausc Games

[Times of Zambia]SPRINTER Sydney Siame says he is fit and ready to set a new personal best time at the 2014 Africa Union Sports Commission (AUSC) Region-Five Games to be held in Zimbabwe.

Badminton Scouts

[Times of Zambia]BADMINTON Zambia (BZ) is scouting for K40, 000 to send athletes to the All Africa Schools Championship slated for December 16 to 22 in Mauritius.

Ndola United Hunt for Coach

[Times of Zambia]STRUGGLING Ndola United has embarked on a search for a new coach in a bid to earn promotion to the MTN-FAZ Premier League next season.

Towards 2 Million Mark

[Times of Zambia]THE World AIDS Day is here once again and to commemorate this day which falls tomorrow, Zambia has set a target of reaching at least two million people during the week preceding the day. The local theme for this year is "Zambia @ 50, T...

‘Rural Electrification to Spur Growth’

[Times of Zambia]ELECTRICITY is an essential commodity that contributes to the growth of the national economy by propelling productivity in sectors such as agriculture, construction, manufacturing and mining.

Lusaka Ring Road Completed

[Times of Zambia]THE first phase of the inner Ring Road connecting the Lusaka South Multi Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ) to Kafue road, constructed at a total of US$ 27.6 million will be commissioned next week.

Ending Street Misery… Stakeholders Gather to Chart Way Forward

[Times of Zambia]THERE is little dispute, if any, that despite several efforts by the Government, the number of street children in Lusaka and other urban centres has continued to rise. The environment in which they live has become volatile and deterior...

Zesco Are Barclays Cup Champs

[Times of Zambia]ZESCO United were yesterday crowned 2014 Barclays Cup champions, thanks to a convincing victory over a 10-man Nkana side in an exciting final in Ndola.

Why Send Few Athletes?

[Times of Zambia]THE rechristened African Union Sports Commission (AUSC) Region Five Under-20 Games gets underway this week in neighbouring Zimbabwe.

2014 GBV Cases Hit 13,000

[Times of Zambia]The country recorded 12,988 cases of GBV by September 30, this year, an increase of 3,213 after the unit recorded 9,775 the entire 2013.

Zambia Eyes Rugby Semis

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA started her campaign at the 2014 Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) Men's Sevens Rugby Championship in Zimbabwe on a fairly good note to remain in contention to reach the semi finals.

Cyclists Scout for U.S.$ 5000

[Times of Zambia]THE Cycling Association of Zambia (CAZ) is scouting for $5000 to clear its outstanding debts in annual subscription fees to international bodies.