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Posts published in “Day: March 13, 2015

Help, Zambia Is Dying!

[Fahamu] Zambia's new President Edgar Lungu, elected less than two months ago, collapsed last weekend and was flown out of the country for specialized treatment. In a country that has lost three presidents in ten years, why did the voters ignore report...

Dad Nabbed for Neglecting Albino Toddler

[Times of Zambia] A LUSAKA man has been arrested for abandoning his two-year-old baby boy for over two weeks on account that the toddler is an albino.

Dangote Cement Plant to Start Ops

[Times of Zambia] THE US$400 million Dangote cement factory in Masaiti will commence operations this month end following the completion of construction works, Dangote Group president and chief executive officer Aliko Dangote has said.

Heroes Stadium Tartan Track Damage Sad

[Times of Zambia] Why do I say so? This is looking at a number of activities that the US$94million facility has hosted from the time the Chinese finished construction the ultra modern stadium.

ZAWA Stuck With $9.2m Ivory

[Times of Zambia] ABOUT 11,000 pieces of elephant ivory weighing about 35 tonnes valued at US$ 9.2 million are marooned at the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) office in Chilanga, Parliament has heard.

Ndola Council Finds Packing Solution

[Times of Zambia] PUBLIC-PRIVATE partnership has always been seen as the best alternative for the Government to improve its service delivery in many sectors including the local authority.

JCTR Calls for Stable Commodity Prices

[Times of Zambia] THE Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has appealed to the Government to put in place long-term and sustainable measures to stabilise the cost of mealie-meal and other basic commodities.

By-Election Ballot Papers to Be Printed in SA

[Times of Zambia] THE ballot papers for the forthcoming by-elections to be held in three constituencies will be printed in Johannesburg, South Africa, the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has said.

Rise Above Political Affiliations, Youths Told

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIAN youths yesterday commemorated Youth Day with the Government urging them to rise above political, religious and tribal affiliations.

Wanzana Scouts for K1 Million

[Times of Zambia] A local beverage processing firm is scouting for K1 million to grow capacity to meet the demand of its products.

Brent Oil Price Goes Up

[Times of Zambia] BRENT oil climbed above $58 a barrel for the second straight session as speculators covered their positions ahead of the April contract's expiry, while a strengthening dollar and a build in United States crude stocks capped prices.

Muthiya, Moore Flop At Tshwane Open Qualifier

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA'S top golfers, Madalitso Muthiya and Dayne Moore posted impressive scores in the Tshwane Open Qualifier in South Africa but still failed to make it to the tournament proper.

Fuel Blues Continue in Lusaka

[Times of Zambia] THE shortage of fuel in Lusaka has persisted with only a few filling stations in the capital city having the commodity.

Stop Wrangles, Sports Associations Told Wrangles

[Times of Zambia] SPORTS Deputy Minister Ronald Chitotela has warned sports associations against engaging in wrangles, saying infighting is only proving detrimental to sports development.

Efforts to Reduce Mealie-Meal Prices Commendable

[Times of Zambia] Because of the ever increasing prices of mealie-meal, average citizens cannot even afford small packs of the commodity commonly referred to as 'Pamela'.

Boxing Body Launches Marketing Arm

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Boxing Federation (ZBF) has launched the Boxing Marketing Arm (BMA) to spearhead the marketing of the sport in the country.

Key Zesco Players to Miss CAF Clash

[Times of Zambia] ZESCO United hitman, Jackson Mwanza and defender, Ayo Oluwafemi have been ruled out of tomorrow's crucial CAF Champions League clash against AS Kaloum of Guinea at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.

U-23 Team Breaks Camp

[Times of Zambia] WITH just eight days before playing Nigeria in the 2015 All-Africa Games qualifier, the Zambia under-23 soccer squad has shockingly broken camp until next week.

Zambia Records Improved Food Security

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA has recorded an increase in its score on the Global Food Security index by 1.7 points while maintaining the 98th position out of 109 countries.

Nachula Dropped From Shepolopolo

[Times of Zambia] MULTI-TALENTED athlete, Rachael Nachula has been ruled out of Zambia's 2015 All Africa Games football qualifier against Tanzania because of her busy athletics schedule.