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Posts published in “Day: May 29, 2015

Early Marriages Haunt Zambia

[Times of Zambia] TEEN marriages have continued to haunt Zambia, which has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world with 42 per cent.

Acquitted – Chilufya Tayali Walks Scot Free

[Zambia Reports] Chilufya Tayali, the executive director of the Zambian Voice, has been acquitted in a rape case in which he was accused of raping Ruth Zulu Lesa at Barn Motel in Lusaka.

What Corruption Is Rosewin Wandi Fighting?

[Zambia Reports] The FIFA House in Zurich has come down burning. Its leader Sepp Blatter can no longer walk with a straight face. He can afford to lie through his teeth but he's a man in great shame even as he is expected to win today's election.

U.S. Envoy Hails Peaceful Zambia

[Zambia Reports] US Ambassador to Zambia Eric Schultz has hailed Zambia's sustained peace and unity through the Motto One Zambia One Nation.

MMD Won’t Field Candidates for By-Elections

[Zambia Reports] The opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) has announced that they will not field any candidates for the upcoming parliamentary by-elections, and instead will focus on mobilisation.

Coke Tourney in U.S.$220,000 Boost

[Times of Zambia] Zambian Breweries yesterday unveiled a whopping US$220,000 (about K1.5 million) sponsorship package for the 2015 COPA Coca-Cola Schools football tournament which now includes the girls' sport.

Three Nabbed for Murder

[Times of Zambia] Police in Namwala District have arrested three people in connection with the killing of a 47-year-old man of Shikafwa Village who was shot dead at his house.

114 Damaged Bridges to Be Repaired

[Times of Zambia] Government is in the process of repairing 114 long span damaged bridges across the country to stimulate economic activities in various sectors of the economy.

U-16 Basketballers Stun Mozambique

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's under-16 boys basketball team stunned pre-tournament favourites, Mozambique 76-57 in their second match at the ongoing FIBA Zone Six African qualifying series at the National Youth Centre in Botswana.

Role of Labour Inspectors

[Times of Zambia] THIS week, I am ruminating on matters of labour and employment from the resort district of Siavonga, in Southern Province, where I am part of a national workshop on domestic work.

‘Zambia’s Economic Future Bright’

[Times of Zambia] UNITED States Ambassador to Zambia, Eric Schultz says the country's economy has potential to thrive because of its good resource base.

State to Launch E-Voucher

[Times of Zambia] GOVERNMENT will soon launch the mobile delivery and tracking system (e-Voucher) to distribute subsidised seed and fertiliser through private-sector suppliers to targeted farmers.

Villagers Seek Compensation From HH

[Times of Zambia] VILLAGERS in Kauwe Village in Chief Nyawa's area of Kazungula District in Southern Province are demanding that United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema compensates them for crop damage caused by his anima...

Veep Calls for Unity

[Times of Zambia] VICE-PRESIDENT Inonge Wina has urged politicians to continue showing unity and love for each other for the sake of keeping Zambia united.

Basketball Teams in Bad Start

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA made a losing start at the Zone Six Under-16 Basketball Championships in Botswana.

Stop Killings Over Witchcraft Allegations

[Times of Zambia] Concern is growing on this bizarre turn of events in society with Government and rationalists efforts to address this problem achieving little success.

Shoprite Goes to Chililabombwe

[Times of Zambia] Shoprite, the largest supermarket chain in Zambia, has today opened its 25th Supermarket store in Zambia in Chililabombwe at an investment of K40 million.