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Posts published in “Day: February 2, 2015

Govt Comments On Foreign Businesses Have Disturbing Echoes From the Past

[Daily Maverick]In the wake of xenophobic violence in Soweto, comments made by senior government figures on the threat posed by foreign business have been widely condemned. It's worth looking at history for reminders on how badly things can go when the...

Kabinga Pande Says Suspension of 18 MMD NEC Members Void

[Zambia Reports]Movement for Multi party and Democracy (MMD) national chairman Kabinga Pande has called for an immediate holding of his party's National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting.

PF, UPND Misconceptions for 2016

[Zambia Reports]Now that the 2015 presidential by-election is over, it is worth noting that this election more than just delivered a presidential winner, it redefined the Zambian political landscape. A number of people in both UPND and PF appear to hav...

Nevers Holds Illegal NEC Meeting, Expels 20 Senior MMD Officials

[Zambia Reports]MMD president Nevers Mumba today held an illegal National Executive Committee meeting at which he expelled 20 senior members and single handedly appointed new officials including his bodyguard Bowman Lusambo.

Nkombo Says HH for 2016, Undresses Journalist

[Zambia Reports]United Party for National Development, UPND, official Gary Nkombo has undressed a Southern Province based journalist for exposing leadership cracks in the UPND. The opposition MP has since endorsed four-time losing presidential candidat...

Misa Zambia Reflect On Presidential Election

[MISA]Zambia successfully conducted its Presidential Election last week following the death of President Michael Sata in October 2014. The Zambian Constitution stipulates that following the death of the President, elections to elect a replacement must ...

Waiving of Yellow Fever Requirement Beneficial

[Times of Zambia]Cross-border traders also recollect the hassle they went through as they tried to secure Yellow Book Certificates, some of them were not even genuine.

Is a Pro an Expert Prescriber?

[Times of Zambia]ON January 11, 2015 under this column, we discussed the role of Public Relations (PR) practitioner as a communication facilitator.

Govt to Fund Locust Control Body

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has mobilised resources to fund the International Red Locusts Control for Central and Southern Africa.

Lusaka to Host Africa Junior Golf

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka Golf Club has been picked as host for the 2015 Africa Junior Golf Challenge slated for May.

Ceaz Allows Lukona Chambers to Receive Retirees’ Cash

[Times of Zambia]CLASSIFIED Employees Association of Zambia (CEAZ) says it has allowed Lukona Chambers to receive K4.2 million from Government on behalf of other five law firms that represented the retirees.

Kariba Rehab to Start May

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) says rehabilitation of the Kariba Dam is set to start in May this year following the acquisition of the required US$290 million from different cooperating partners.

Let’s Not Vilify Chipolopolo

[Times of Zambia]FOR the record eighth time since 1974, Zambia failed to go beyond the group stage of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) football tournament.

Traders Hail Yellow Fever Requirement Removal

[Times of Zambia]CROSS-BORDER traders have welcomed the removal of the yellow fever requirement to visit South Africa and Botswana, saying that it will boost business in the Southern African region.

Chiteba Retains ZSA Presidency

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Squash Association (ZSA) president Norena Chiteba was yesterday given another two-year mandate after going through unopposed during the elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Lusaka.

U.S. Hails Zambia’s Presidential Poll

[Times of Zambia]THE United States Government has hailed Zambia's January 20 presidential election as a model of democracy in Africa and an affirmation of the country's entrenched culture of free and fair elections.