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Posts published in “Day: July 2, 2015

President Lungu Celebrates By-Election Treble, Looks to 2016

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu says he is eagerly looking forward to the 2016 general election following the Patriotic Front's victories in Tuesday's parliamentary by-elections in Malambo, Petauke central and Mulobezi.

Speaker Asks Yaluma to Explain Increased Load Shedding

[Zambia Reports] Speaker of National Assembly Patrick Matibini on Tuesday told Parliament that Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development Christopher Yaluma will this week issue a ministerial statement on the ongoing countrywide load shedding of p...

M’membe Sues Daily Nation Rival

[Zambia Reports] After failing to gain political capital from a stage managed eviction of Dr Christine Kaseba, Fred M'membe has turned his frustrations to his rivals at the Daily Nation.

TPA Opens Liaison Office in Lusaka

[Daily News] Lusaka -TANZANIA Ports Authority (TPA) launched a liaison office here, with the government promising to exemplary serve the Zambian business community using the Dar es Salaam port for the improved welfare of citizens in both friendly count...

Have Parents Embraced Sexual Education?

[Times of Zambia] It is a subject that is challenging established traditional African norms- 'Should pupils be taught sex education?'

Swasco Instals 2,000 Pre-Paid Meters

[Times of Zambia] The Southern Water and Sewerage Company (SWASCO) has completed installing 2, 000 Automated Meter Recorders (AMRs) in Livingstone's Dambwa and part of Zambezi Sawmills area.

150 Burundi Refugees Head to Maheba

[Times of Zambia] More than 150 Burundian asylum seekers have been relocated to Maheba refugee camp in Western Province after fleeing conflict in Burundi.

CBU Lecturers Resolute in Demands

[Times of Zambia] Copperbelt University (CBU) lecturers have continued to push for the resignation of the institution's Vice-Chancellor Naison Ngoma with their strike clocking one week today.

Chungu Sues Inter – Market Bank

[Times of Zambia] Lusaka business executive, Aaron Chungu has sued Inter-market Bank Corporation for damages after unleashing bailiffs on his farm forcing him not to harvest his maize as the property is under the bank's control.

Lessons From By-Elections

[Times of Zambia] Myriad are also the inferences which can be made in reaction to the aggregate outcome of the elections in the three different districts, depending on where one stands.

U.S.$115 Million Irrigation Funds Lies Idle

[Times of Zambia] The US$115 million Irrigation Development Support Fund which was financed by the World Bank in 2011, has not yet been fully utilised.

Chinese Woman in Court Over Mukula Logs

[Times of Zambia] A sixty-one-year-old Chinese is facing trial after being arrested for unlawful possession of 346 logs of the endangered Mukula tree.

National Airline Revival On Cards

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's national airline is set to be registered once the Government has appointed a board of directors, National Airline Project lead consultant Weston Mapani has said.

Chitimukulu to Be Installed Month-End

[Times of Zambia] The installation of Henry Kanyanta Sosala as Paramount Chief Chitimukulu of the Bemba speaking people, will be held this month end, a royal establishment representative has said.

Mufulira Abattoir Under Rehabilitation

[Times of Zambia] For almost a decade now, residents of Mufulira district on the Copperbelt have been consuming meat products without knowing exactly, how or the state under which the animals are slaughtered.

Mopani Bails Out Kitwe Central Hospital

[Times of Zambia] Kitwe is the second largest city in terms of size and population in Zambia. It is one of the most developed commercial and industrial areas in the nation.

ZICTA to Seize Illegal ICT Tools

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Information and Communications Authority (ZICTA) says it will start confiscating Information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment that is not registered with them in order to monitor the flow of information.

Arise Against Child Labour

[Times of Zambia] This week, I will revisit the subject of child labour in view of its importance, as well as the efforts that are being made by different interest groups to halt it.

Loose Tyre Kills Pedestrian

[Times of Zambia] A forty-sIx-year-old woman has died after being hit by a tyre which came off a moving truck on the Ndola-Kitwe Road.