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Posts published in “Day: February 15, 2015

Chilombo Names U-20 Squad

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Under-20 soccer coach Hector Chilombo has named a 30-member provisional squad for the 2015 Africa Youth Championship set for Senegal next month.

Zambia Wants to Host AU Think Tank

[Times of Zambia]HEALTH Minister Joseph Kasonde has said Zambia had proposed to the African Union (AU) to be the host of the African Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention.

SCZ, Noc to Merge?

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has hinted of its intentions to merge the Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) with the National Olympic Committee (NOC) because of the huge overlapping in the roles the two bodies play.

U.S.$39,000 Pledged Towards Zambia Sugar Open

[Times of Zambia]A STAGGERING US$39, 000 (about K257,400) was raised in pledges for this year's Zambia Sugar Open Championship during a cheque-hand over ceremony at the Lusaka Golf club on Thursday night.

‘Govt Had No Hand in Nchito Arrest’

[Times of Zambia]INFORMATION and Broadcasting Services Minister Chishimab Kambwili has said that the Government had no hand in the arrest of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) by the police on Thursday.

Kalyalya Is Boz Boss

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has appointed Denny Kalyalya as Bank of Zambia(BoZ) governor with immediate effect.

Spicing Boxing With Wrestling

[Times of Zambia]THIS past week my attention was drawn to two unrelated items which were reported in some sections of the mainstream media. The first was the announcement by Exodus Boxing Promotions director and coach Anthony Mwamba that his stables wa...

Power Kick Off CAF Cup Campaign

[Times of Zambia]POWER Dynamos kick off their 2015 CAF Confederation Cup campaign tonight with a preliminary round, first leg away date against Al Khartoum in Sudan.

G12 Pass Rate Slumps

[Times of Zambia]THE Grade 12 examination results have indicated a decline from 60.21 per cent in 2013 to 55.87 in 2014, Minister of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education Michael Kaingu has announced.

Mutembo Nchito Is a Shady Character – UPND

[Zambia Reports]Opposition United Party for National Development vice-president Dr Canisius Banda has attempted to put up a defence for embattled Director of Public Prosecution Mutembo Nchito but admits that the cartel member is a shady character.

Mulala Is New Mina President

[Times of Zambia]CHARLES Mulala was yesterday elected Midlands Netball Association (MINA) president during the annual general meeting held at the Napsa Sport Complex in Lusaka.

Chawama, Masaiti Polls Set for April 14

[Zambia Reports]The Electoral Commission of Zambia has added more ward and one parliamentary seat by-election on April 14 when the Chawama parliamentary election is held.

Govt Targets Zero New HIV Infections

[Times of Zambia]COMMUNITY Development, Mother and Child Health Minister Emerine Kabanshi says the Government will continue fighting HIV and AIDS in order to reach the target of zero new infections.

MMD Cadres Clash

[Times of Zambia]WARRING factions in MMD yesterday clashed at the party secretariat after senior officials were prevented by police to hold a Press conference at Mika Hotel in Kabulonga.

From ZAPD to Commission

[Times of Zambia]WELCOME back to this week story on disability and development, thank you for your encouragement.

How Corrupt Is Zesco?

[Times of Zambia]ZESCO'S listing on the Bribe Payers Index in 2012 as one of the public institutions receiving bribes frequently might have raised eyebrows among its staff but the revelations is proving to be the real reflection of the people's percept...

Denny Kalyalya Restores Competence to Bank of Zambia

[Zambia Reports]Almost a year ago, I wrote about the rather disappointing choices of Mr. Sata with regards his economic management team, particularly those entrusted with dealing with macroeconomic and monetary policy at the Bank of Zambia. I argued, a...

New Police Deputy Boss Named

[Zambia Reports]President Edgar Lungu has announced Malcom Mutale Mulenga as the new Deputy Inspector General of Police taking over from singer/preacherman Dr Solomon Jere now deployed in foreign service.

I’ll Embrace Agric Key Players – Lubinda

[Times of Zambia]NEWLY-APPOINTED Agriculture and Livestock Minister Given Lubinda has pledged to embrace all the relevant key players for the sector to improve.