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Posts published in “Day: September 17, 2015

PF Secretly Registering Prisoners As Voters

[Zambian Watchdog] The PF is secretly registering prisoners in the just recently launched voter registration exercise as a rigging tool and this is one of the reasons President Edgar Lungu has made the decision to move the prisons head office to Lusaka.

Construction Industry Also Suffers Load Shedding

[Zambian Watchdog] The National Council for Construction (NCC) has projected a decline in the growth of the construction industry in the country as a result of the power deficit which has led to increased load shedding.

Siavonga Residents Boo Lungu, MPs May Join in Booing

[Zambian Watchdog] In what now appears to be a similar pattern across the country, Siavonga residents yesterday booed President Edgar Lungu as he passed in the area to relaunch the MMD bottom road project.

ZAAA Salutes AAG Gold Medalist

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Amateur Athletics Association (ZAAA) says Kabange Mupopo's triumph at the ongoing All-Africa Games (AAG) in Congo Brazzaville is a clear testimony that the association's refocusing strategy is bearing fruit.

Muthiya Turns the Windmill

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's golf sensation, Madalitso Muthiya yesterday fired a near-perfect four-under-par 68 on the opening day of the Sun Windmill Challenge in Bloemfontein, South Africa, to stay six strokes behind overnight leader, Callum Mowat.

Pensulo-Kasama Power Project Complete

[Times of Zambia] The US$200 million Zesco Pensulo-Kasama power project, designed to improve electricity supply in Luapula and Northern provinces, has been completed with a successful switch to the 330 kilo volt (KV) supply chain initiated four days ago.

FAZ, Airtel Launch Talent Search

[Times of Zambia] Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) and Airtel Zambia yesterday launched the 2015 Football Talent Search, a prelude to next year's Airtel Rising Stars.

Mupopo Sets Rio Target

[Times of Zambia] Brazzaville -African women 400m champion, Kabange Mupopo says winning gold at the Congo Brazzaville 2015 All-Africa Games (AAG) has set the tone for the Rio Olympic Games next year.

Police Say ‘Violent’ UPND Cadres Won’t Have It Easy

[Zambia Reports] Police have warned that they will not go easy on opposition United Party for National Development cadres if they continue with their provocative behaviour at police stations.

Handball Officials in Hot Soup With Cahb

[Times of Zambia] Handball Association of Zambia (HAZ) officials are flirting with a ban from the Confederation of African Handball (CAHB) for missing two technical meetings prior to the 2015 All Africa Games (AAG).

Controversy Mars AAG 4×100 Metres Mens Final

[Times of Zambia] Brazzaville -Controversy marred the release of the men's 4x100m final result after Nigeria and Mauritius were disqualified following infringements in exchanging batons.

Chongwe MP Masebo Pleads Not Guilty

[Times of Zambia] Chongwe Member of Parliament (MP) Sylvia Masebo yesterday appeared in the Lusaka magistrates' court where she pleaded not guilty to charges of an unauthorised procession and escaping from lawful custody.

Bowlers Tumble to Rampant SA

[Times of Zambia] Zambia yesterday faired badly at the ongoing Africa States Bowls Championships in Lusaka after both the men and women teams were beaten by regional powerhouse, South Africa.

‘Ignore Bottom Road Critics’

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has advised the people of Southern Province to ignore critics of the Bottom Road project as it is meant to spur growth in the area.

‘Don’t Demonise Lungu’

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Jubilee Coalition (ZJC) has condemned the continued ill-criticism leveled against the Head of State on the current economic challenges the country is facing.