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Posts published in “Day: December 8, 2014

HH Under Fire to Explain Foreign Campaign Funds

[Zambia Reports]Presidential candidate Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND) is under fire to explain what sort of deals he has promised to foreign mining companies believed to be financing his campaigns.

Mutayachalo’s Escapes Lynching From Unpaid Taxi and Bus Drivers

[Zambia Reports]Forum for Democracy and Development, FDD, Copperbelt chairman Yotam Mutayachalo on Sunday escaped lynching from angry tax and bus drivers who were hired to transport Kitwe residents to a public rally held in Kwacha.

Opinion – Hichilema’s Free Education Illusion

[Zambia Reports]The 2015 National Budget proposes to spend ZMW 9, 433.33 (20.20%) on our education sector. This amount is not sufficient enough to carter for our growing demands in the education sector.

Miles Sampa Ponders Forming His Party

[Zambia Reports]Matero Member of Parliament Miles Sampa says there is a plot to assassinate him by his political adversaries.

Rain Disrupts Edgar Lungu’s Presidential Campaign

[Zambia Reports]The Patriotic Front kicked off its presidential campaigns after unveiling Chawama Member of Parliament Edgar Lungu as the presidential candidate in the forthcoming presidential elections at Kitwe's Freedom Park on Saturday. However, Lun...

The Die Is Cast – Edgar

[Times of Zambia]PATRIOTIC FRONT (PF) president Edgar Lungu yesterday launched the party's national campaign for the January 20, 2015 presidential election with a pledge to continue building on the works done so far.

Quit As Minister, Fodep Tells Edgar Lungu

[Zambia Reports]The Foundation for Democratic Process says Patriotic Front presidential candidate Edgar Lungu should relinquish his ministerial positions in view of his presidential bid.

Miles Ponders Own Party

[Times of Zambia]MATERO Member of Parliament (MP) Miles Sampa says he will form his own political party and contest next month's presidential election if he loses his case in the Supreme Court.

Kalenga Storms Squash Quarters

[Times of Zambia]THIRD seed Kundanji Kalenga yesterday stormed the 2014 Zesco Limited sponsored Ndola Squash Open championship quarter-finals, thanks to an impressive performance that saw him eliminate Mwansa Kabwe of Solwezi.

Mwanza Shines At Zesco Awards

[Times of Zambia]JACKSON Mwanza stole the spotlight at the Zesco United end of year party and awards presentation night when he bagged two honours including the newly introduced Players' Player-of-the-year award.

Golfers Converge to Seek Way Forward

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambian golfing fraternity converge in Kabwe today to take stock of the events of the past year and brainstorm on a new course to take for the local sport.

U-20 Win Superb

[Times of Zambia]COACH Hector Chilombo has praised the Zambia Under-20 soccer team for an efficient display after humiliating South Africa 6-1 on Friday in the Group B opening game of the Africa Union Sports Council (AUSC) Youth Games in Zimbabwe.

Zambian Chess Players Continue in Good Run

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIAN players continued with their good run at the ongoing 2014 Africa Junior Chess Championship in Angola where Elastrida Yombwe and Michael Kaoma picked up a win and a draw respectively in their fourth round matches.

Mopani Pledges ‘Mighty’ Support

[Times of Zambia]MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM) has pledged to sponsor promoted 'Mighty' Mufulira Wanderers for the 2015 MTN/FAZ Super League season.

Zambian Tennis Stars Reach Quarters

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday got off to a dream start in tennis after Lwanga Lumbeta and Idah Longwe braved the scotching conditions to cruise to the quarter-finals of the 2014 Africa Union Sports Council (AUSC) Youth Games in Zimbabwe.

World Aids Day – Focus On Adolescents

[Times of Zambia]On World AIDS Day, I received the following message from the International Aids Alliance (IAA): This World AIDS Day (December 1, 2014) we are warning of the urgent need to prioritise HIV and sexual and reproductive health services for ...

How to Increase Your Organisation Visibility

[Times of Zambia]LAST week, the column looked at the value of increasing an organisation's visibility; and it was demonstrated that every organisation needs to increase its visibility to avoid being written off in the minds of the stakeholders; especia...

C/Belt Crime Rate Falls

[Times of Zambia]Copperbelt police chief Joyce Kasosa says the crime rate in the province has reduced by 24 per cent after it recorded 19,300 cases this year compared to 25,500 in 2013.