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Posts published in “Day: August 12, 2015

U.S $355 Million Lusaka Water, Drainage Project On

[Times of Zambia] THE Lusaka water supply, sanitation and drainage project under the Millennium Challenge Corporation will commence this year at a cost of US$355 million.

State Sets Up Lightning Centre

[Times of Zambia] GOVERNMENT has put up measures to reduce deaths and damage caused to equipment due to lightning, Deputy Minister in the Vice-President's Office Lazarus Chungu has said.

Why Always Zesco United?

[Times of Zambia] 'MIGHTY' Mufulira Wanderers supporters' society chairperson Wesley Mutembo has called on the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) to ascertain why Zesco United is the only Super Division club that suffers protests by opposition suppor...

Dorica Caged

[Times of Zambia] A FIFTY-TWO-YEAR-OLD woman of Kitwe caught attempting to sneak charms to secure the release of her son from Mukobeko Maximum Prisons in Kabwe has been sentenced to three months imprisonment.

China Henan Awarded K147 Million Kafue Bridge Rehab Job

[Times of Zambia] CHINA Henan Corporation has been awarded a K147 million contract to rehabilitate the Kafue Hook Bridge along Lusaka-Mongu road following cracks that have developed on the 42-year-old infrastructure.

Hamasaka Acquitted

[Times of Zambia] THE Lusaka Magistrate's Court has acquitted Clayson Hamasaka, a journalist and media trainer on a charge of being in possession of obscene materials tending to corrupt morals.

Con Woman Goes in 3 Years

[Times of Zambia] A WOMAN of Kabwe, Central Province has been jailed for three years after she swindled five people on the pretext that she owned a house which was open for rent.

Govts Move On Ven Mining Laudable

[Times of Zambia] Government's further decision to appoint ZCCM-Investment Holding to partner with the community and provide expertise in the running of the mine is yet another laudable gesture.

Seven Die in Road Crash

[Times of Zambia] SEVEN people have died while 21 others are admitted to hospital with serious injuries following a road traffic accident.

Siamunene is Defence Minister

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has appointed United Party for National Development (UPND) Sinazongwe Member of Parliament (MP) Richwell Siamunene as Defence Minister.

Nkana Impress in Cricket U-17 League

[Times of Zambia] NKANA impressive run continued as the Kitwe side defeated Luanshya and Mufulira during the Zambia Cricket Union (ZCU) Under 17 Boys Copperbelt League triangular matches played at the weekend.

‘Entrepreneurship Can Defeat Poverty’

[Times of Zambia] COMMERCE, Trade and Industry Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe says poverty can only be defeated by promoting entrepreneurship among the locals.

ZLGU Scouts for K72,600

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Ladies golf Union (ZLGU) is scouting for K72, 600 to send a team of four for the first ever All Africa Junior Girls Golf Challenge slated for August 19 to 24 in Mombasa, Kenya.

Chongwe, Solwezi Edge Closer to Semis

[Times of Zambia] CHONGWE Secondary and Solwezi Technical High edged closer towards qualifying to the semi finals of the 2015 Copa Coca-Cola national schools football tournament at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC).

Boxers in Limbo

[Times of Zambia] THOMAS Chileshe says the Zambia Boxing Federation (ZBF) is too broke to raise US$15,000 needed to send boxers for this weekend's African Federations Boxing Championship (AFBC) in Morocco.

State Hails Catholic Church

[Times of Zambia] GOVERNMENT has praised the Catholic Church for its contribution to the health and other social sectors aimed at improving people's living standards.

Govt Looks to Maamba Thermal Plant

[Times of Zambia] FOR a long time now, Zambia has had adequate power capacity from its main hydro-power plants which has allowed the country to export to

Govt Raises K2 Million From Hologram Sales

[Zambia Reports] Government has sold a total of 1,928,361 holograms from September 2013 to August 2015 which translates to K1, 928, 361, according to a report by ZANIS.

Lungu Appoints Siamunene As Minister of Defence

[Zambia Reports] His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia has appointed Hon. Richwell Siamune as Minister of Defence and Hon. Hon. James Kapyanga as Deputy Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication.