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Posts published in “Day: December 1, 2014

PF Race Narrows As Candidates Drop Out

[Zambia Reports]By the end of the day, the chaotic events surrounding the Patriotic Front (PF) general conference are likely to produce two separate candidates: Edgar Lungu and whomever wins the delegates votes at the Mulungushi Rock of Authority.

HH Aiming to Block Lungu’s Candidacy – Source

[Zambia Reports]President of the United Party for National Development Hakainde Hichilema is deeply scared of competing against Edgar Lungu as the PF candidate, and it taking measures to attempt to block his adoption, a source close to the Office of th...

Guy Scott – a Threat to National Security?

[Zambia Reports]Within 30 days we have seen more unilateral decisions, suspensions, counter suspensions, scheduled General Conference, and Parallel GC centers. As if not enough, leadership hiding away from followers willfully invited from across the co...

People With Disabilities Must Be Counted in Fight Against HIV

[IPS]New York -Jane is a young Zambian mother with a physical disability in Lusaka, who uses a wheelchair to get around. She does not let clinics without ramps or without wheelchair accessible toilets and equipment stop her from claiming her right to h...

Parallel Unip Structure Launched

[Times of Zambia]A PARARELL UNIP structure opposed to UNIP leader Tilyenji Kaunda was yesterday launched in Lusaka under the tag 'UNIP Active'.

Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc in Chibombo

[Times of Zambia]Mbosha school head teacher, Isaac Malipa, confirmed the development in a telephone interview to ZANIS in Kabwe, saying the incident happened at about 17:00 hours on Saturday.

PF Delegates in Buoyant Mood

[Times of Zambia]ANXIETY gripped weary Patriotic Front (PF) members as their on-off general conference entered day two yesterday.

Zambia Ready for Female President – NGOCC

[Times of Zambia]"IT is a fact that as mothers, women have a caring heart for the people. Just as they prudently manage their homes, women will manage better the affairs or our country so that we all benefit from the national cake."

Two UPND Cadres Face New Charge

[Times of Zambia]TWO United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres, who were facing a charge of circulating malicious information about the health of late Republican President Michael Sata are now facing an amended charge.

Credit Risk Score System Launched

[Times of Zambia]CREDIT Reference Bureau Africa -TransUnion has launched the credit risk scoring mechanism on the Zambian market following demand by credit providers.

Come On Board, Corporate World Urged

[Times of Zambia]THE Southern Tourism, Agricultural and Commercial Cooperative Show Society (STACCS) has urged residents and the corporate world to come on board and support the transformation of the provincial show into a premier annual event.

Dad Killer Gets Six Years

[Times of Zambia]THE Kabwe High Court has sentenced a Mumbwa man to six years imprisonment with hard labour for causing the death of his father.

HH Promises More Markets Next Year

[Times of Zambia]OPPOSITION United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has promised to build more markets across the country if his party forms Government in January next year.

Letter – It’s Clear Scott Is Frustrating Edgar Lungu

[Zambia Reports]It's a well known fact that our acting president Mr Guy L Scott has tried all the schemes to frustrate only one person - Edgar Lungu - from being adopted as a candidate for the upcoming presidential by elections.

Zambeef, Pep-Z to Sign MoU

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBEEF Products will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the new United Kingdom (UK) government-funded Private Enterprise Programme - Zambia (PEP-Z) to reinforce market linkages for small-scale farmers and entrepreneurs acro...

Switzerland Remains Top Metal Export Market

[Times of Zambia]SWITZERLAND has continued to be the leading market for Zambia's metal exports accounting for 44.5 per cent, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) has said.

U-20 Manager Dropped

[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has dropped national Under-20 team manager Daniel Jere for the mix up in Zambia's participation at the 2014 COSAFA Youth championship that kicks off on Thursday in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

Namulambe De-Campaigns PF, Targets Defection to UPND

[Zambia Reports]Foreign affairs deputy minister Gabriel Namulambe has started de-campagning the ruling Patriotic Front in his constituency triggering divisions among party officials.