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Posts published in “Day: September 20, 2015

Lungu Sacrifices Lavish Benefits

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu proposed to change the law that requires the Government to build a house for former presidents as a cost-saving measure and promotion of equity among constitutional office bearers.

Toddler Chokes On Malaria Drug

[Times of Zambia] A TWO-YEAR-OLD boy of Zimba District in Southern Province has died after swallowing a malaria prevention tablet which choked him.

Zambia, Zim Partner On Batoka Power

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA and Zimbabwe have partnered to explore the possibility of developing a 1,800 Megawatt (MW) power station at Batoka Gorge in Southern Province with an estimated investment of US$4 billion, President Edgar Lungu has said.

Diplomats Nod Measures

[Times of Zambia] DIPLOMATS accredited to Zambia, opposition political parties and the civil society, have welcomed the pronouncements made by President Edgar Lungu in his address to the Fifth Session of the Eleventh National Assembly in Lusaka yesterday.

Lungu Splits Ministries

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has split some Government ministries and created five more in his bid to promote dynamic and rapid social-economic growth of the country.

Paralympian Gets Rio Slot?

[Times of Zambia] PARALYMPIAN Richard Lubanza has qualified for Rio 2016 Olympic Games despite finishing fifth in the men's 72kg powerlifting competition at the Congo Brazzaville 2015 All Africa Games that comes to an end today.

Mansa Man Kills Dad

[Times of Zambia] A THIRTY NINE-year-old man of Mansa District in Luapula Province has brutally killed his elderly father whom he hit repeatedly with sticks.

‘Enrol More Street Kids’

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has directed that the enrolment of street kids into Zambia National Service (ZNS) camps be increased to enable the vulnerable children enhance opportunities for a better life.

Jasmeen Singh Gets Fia Invite

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA'S budding navigator, Jasmeen Singh has been invited by the Federation Internationale Del'automobile (FIA) to attend a women training in cross country sealine rally in Qatar.

Samsung Maba Tourney On

[Times of Zambia] MORE than 11 clubs will send their finest pugilists to participate in the Samsung Midlands Best Athletes Boxing tournament at Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka today.

Splitting of Ministries

[Times of Zambia] President Lungu yesterday split the ministries of education, mines, works and supply and agriculture to create efficiency and lessen bureaucracy that characterises such bloated ministries.

KCC Unearths Plots Scam

[Times of Zambia] THE Kitwe City Council (KCC) has unearthed a scam in which some unscrupulous individuals have been forging institutional documents such as letters of offer for sale of plots and receipts.

Miners’ Body Calls for Calm Over Job Cuts

[Times of Zambia] THE United Mineworkers Union of Zambia (UMUZ) has called for calm among miners in view of the current economic challenges that have threatened jobs in the mining sector.