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Posts published in “Day: August 20, 2015

Boxers Promise Gold

[Times of Zambia] National boxing coach Kennedy Kanyanta says he has picked pugilists who will reap the country three gold medals at the Congo Brazzaville 2015 All-Africa Games slated for September 4 to 19.

Mkushi FRA Runs Out of Grain Bags

[Times of Zambia] The Food Reserve Agency (FRA) in Mkushi in Central Province has run out of empty grain bags just three days after the agency opened this year's crop marketing season.

Envoy Lobbies Aussie Investments

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's envoy to Australia George Zulu has urged business people in that country to explore investment opportunities in Zambia.

Unlicensed Meat Traders Worry Authorities

[Times of Zambia] The Veterinary Department on the Copperbelt is concerned with the rampant sale of meat products by unlicensed traders.

Govt to Address Concerns On ZCMT

[Times of Zambia] Defence Minister Richwell Siamunene has said appropriate measures will be taken to address concerns raised over the Tanzanian investor engaged to revamp Zambia China Mulungushi Textiles (ZCMT) in Kabwe, Central Province.

Two Americans Raped, Robbed

[Times of Zambia] Two Americans have been raped and robbed at gunpoint by four suspected criminals in Lusaka's Ibex Hill area.

Badminton Player Siamupangila Threatens to Quit

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's top female badminton player, Ogar Siamupangila has threatened to quit the sport after her Rio 2016 Olympic dream was shattered.

Ex-ZRL Finance Director Appeals

[Times of Zambia] Incarcerated former Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) finance director Regina Mwale, who was on Tuesday jailed for 18 months for abuse of authority, has appealed to the Lusaka High Court against the conviction.

Jacob, Mbesuma Recalled

[Times of Zambia] Out-of-favour strikers Jacob Mulenga and Collins Mbesuma have been handed shock recalls to the Chipolopolo ahead of next weekend's Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.

Mpondela Loses IAAF Bid

[Times of Zambia] Zambia Amateur Athletics Association (ZAAA) president Elias Mpondela lost his bid to get elected into the International Athletics Associations Federations (IAAF) executive committee during the general congress held in China.

Court Dismisses Kapoko’s Petition

[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka High Court has dismissed a petition by former Ministry of Health human resources officer, Henry Kapoko, who was challenging the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC)'s decision to take over the management of his property.

ZJGA Happy With Golfer Turn-Out

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Junior Golf Association (ZJGA) has expressed delight with the attendance of promising golfers at the week-long training conducted by two South African golfing professionals at the Lusaka Golf Club.

Chawama Residents Get Relief Food

[Times of Zambia] The Government has distributed 450 bags of relief food to vulnerable groups in Lusaka's Chawama Constituency in a bid to avert hunger.

Kafue’s Matanda Stadium Sold

[Times of Zambia] The Kafue District Council (KDC) has sold the Matanda Stadium for K750,000 to a developer for the construction of a shopping mall.

Indo Zambia to Give Women K300 Million Loans

[Times of Zambia] Indo Zambia Bank (IZB) will this year disburse more than K300 million worth of loans under its micro-credit lending scheme aimed at helping women's groups in the country.

Govt Opens Guangzhou Consulate

[Zambia Reports] The Zambian consulate in Guangzhou has been operationized four months after President Edgar Lungu's visit to China.

Millers May Hike Mealie Meal Price

[Zambia Reports] The Millers Association of Zambia has raised the possibility of increasing the price of mealie meal in the wake of imminent rise in electricity tariffs.

Zambia Ranked 29th On Gender Balance

[Times of Zambia] Zambia ranks 29 out of 52 African countries on the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) Gender sub-category after the country scored 51 point out of 100.