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Posts published in “Day: August 27, 2015

MMD Presidency Contested Before Court

[Zambia Reports] The case in which Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) National Secretary Muhabi Lungu and his Deputy Chembe Nyangu have sued MMD President Nevers Mumba and his national Secretary Mwansa Mbulakulima comes up before the High Court to...

ZPC Welcomes Dropping of PACRA Chairperson

[Times of Zambia] Zambezi Portland Cement (ZPC) has welcomed the decision by the Government to drop William Nyirenda as Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) chairperson.

Pacers, Honeys Name Squads

[Times of Zambia] Unza Pacers and Honeys have named their squads to compete at the FIBA 2015 Africa Clubs Championships qualifiers in Angola.

All Set for Lubanseshi, Solwezi West By-Elections

[Times of Zambia] All  is set for the parliamentary by-elections for Lubanseshi and Solwezi West constituencies following the successful filing in of nomination papers by candidates contesting the two seats on September 24 this year.

Milling Plants – Campaign Promise Fulfilled

[Times of Zambia] President Lungu said once elected he would set up these facilities throughout the country. This was aimed at cutting the cost of transporting the grains from the areas of cultivation to areas of processing them into finished products....

ACC Nabs Two Over Graft

[Times of Zambia] Two officers from the Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health have been arrested for corrupt practices involving K43,000.

Golfers Impress Lady Boss

[Times of Zambia] Zambia Ladies Golf Union (ZLGU) president Moono Mwila has said the national team second place finish at the inaugural All-Africa Girls Golf Championship in Kenya is an indication that the sport is growing.

RTSA Records Over 1000 Deaths From Road Accidents

[Times of Zambia] More than 1,000 deaths have been recorded from 16,000 road traffic accidents during the first half of this year, the Road Transport and Safety Agency has said.

Swedish Govt Assures Veep Over K400 Million Health Fund

[Times of Zambia] The Swedish government has informed Acting President Inonge Wina that plans to release an estimated K400 million meant for the health sector have reached an advanced stage.

Lungu Preaches Love

[Times of Zambia] Windoek -President Edgar Lungu says Africa should avoid vices such as ethnic divisions, regionalism and other forms of segregation but instead preach love and peace.

Political Analysts Give Pres Lungu Thumbs Up

[Zambia Reports] Political analysts say the endorsement of President Edgar Lungu as Patriotic Front candidate in next year's elections has enhanced the ruling party's chances to remain in power beyond 2016.

Safety Concerns At KCM

[Times of Zambia] The increasing number of miners dying in accidents has been a source of concern among many stakeholders who question the safety standards in mining operations in the country.

RDA Awards Contract for Chama-Lundazi Road

[Times of Zambia] The Road Development Agency (RDA) has awarded Sable Construction and China Civil Engineering Corporation a contract of tarring Chama-Lundazi Road under the Link Zambia 8,000 project.

K500 for Trespassing On Graveyard

[Times of Zambia] A Mansa magistrates' court has fined two people K500 for building a house in a cemetery.

Govt Granted U.S $5 Million

[Times of Zambia] Zambia has been given about US$5 million grant to cover part of the electricity connection cost for the targeted beneficiaries.

Ndola Came Alive When BBZ Commemorated Its 50th Golden Jubilee

[Times of Zambia] Ndola came alive when the Boys' Brigade in Zambia (BBZ) commemorated its 50th Golden Jubilee came alive when the Boys' Brigade in Zambia (BBZ) commemorated its 50th Golden Jubilee celebrations during an event held at the Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) grounds recently.

Robust Capital Market Desirable – Yamba

[Times of Zambia] It is imperative that the Zambian economy diversifies financial services beyond traditional banking and develop a robust capital market, Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba has said.

ZCF to Receive 2,000 Milling Plans in Batches

[Times of Zambia] The initial 2,000 solar-powered mini-milling units will be received from China in monthly batches of 200 each, the Zambia Cooperative Federation (ZCF) has said.