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Posts published in “Day: September 21, 2015

Kabwata MP Hopeful Maiko Zulu Donates to Chilenje Clinic

[Zambia Reports] Aspiring Kabwata member of parliament Maiko Zulu on Sunday donated assorted items to Chilenje Clinic, a gesture his critics consider launches his bid to become area representative in the 2016 general election.

RB Initiated the Five New Ministries

[Zambian Watchdog] The five new ministries recently announced by President Edgar Lungu were imposed on him by former President Rupiah Banda and shall be given mostly to Rupiah's supporters in return for the latter's support. RB is holding Lungu hostage...

‘Edgar Lungu’s Speech Was Empty Lies, Smoke and Mirrors’

[Zambian Watchdog] As Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD), our reaction to the speech by President Edgar Chagwa Lungu on the occasion of the opening of the Fifth session of the Eleventh National Assembly last Friday the 18th of September 2015 can b...

Zambia – New Times, Same Old Problems

[Zambian Watchdog] Twenty-five years ago the Zambian regime was in its death throes. In the face of rioting, food shortages and an attempted coup, President Kenneth Kaunda agreed to drop the one-party state.

Zanaco and Zesco United Storm 2015 Barclays Cup Semi Finals

[Zambian Watchdog] Zanaco and Zesco United scraped into the 2015 Barclays Cup semi-finals after they won their respective matches against Lumwana Radiants and Kabwe Warriors on Sunday, joining Nkwazi and Green Buffaloes who progressed on Saturday.

Killing Buffalo for Edgar Lungu

[Zambian Watchdog] On the afternoon of August 17th or 18th of this year we were on our way to Kaingu Camp in Kafaue National Park when we came across what appeared to be a safari camp.

Runners Euro-Bound

[Times of Zambia] Brazzaville -African women 400m champion Kabange Mupopo is among seven runners coach Douglas Kalembo says will be sent to Europe to take part in various competitions to prepare them for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Govt Praised Over Human Resource Development

[Times of Zambia] The Zambian Open University (ZAOU) has praised Government's continued efforts towards enhancing human resource development in Zambia.

591 Engineering Firms Face Axe

[Times of Zambia] The Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ) has said that the 591 engineering companies operating without valid practicing licences countrywide risks being de-registered.

Paralympics Body Happy

[Times of Zambia] National Paralympic Committee (NPC) president Sara Brotherton says the qualification of Richard Lubanza to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is a culmination of years of hard work and determination by the Paralympics body.

Mutati, Women Lobby Group Disappointed With Lungu’s Hollow Speech

[Zambian Watchdog] Former Commerce Minister, Felix Mutati has observed that President Edgar Lungu's speech during the opening of the 5th session of the 11th National Assembly lacked inspiration on how government will address Zambia's current economic c...

‘Miracle’ Prophet Nyirongo Dies

[Times of Zambia] Renowned prophet Emmanuel Nyirongo of Kitwe, who was recently in the limelight for turning water into paraffin, has died in a road traffic accident.

Zesco, Zanaco Qualify

[Times of Zambia] Nkoloma Stadium -Holders Zesco United and Zanaco yesterday completed the 2015 Barclays Cup semi-final line-up after knocking out lower division teams, Kabwe Warriors and Lumwana Radiants in Lusaka.

U-23 Begin Preps

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Under-23 side this morning kick-start preparations for the 2015 African Under-23 Championship to be staged in Senegal in November.

Allow Subjects to Vote, Veep Urges Chiefs

[Times of Zambia] Sichili -Vice-president Inonge Wina has urged traditional leaders in Zambia to allow the electorate in their chiefdoms to participate freely in voting without exerting undue influence on their choice of candidate.

‘Opposition Weak’

[Times of Zambia] The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) will win the 2016 general elections because the opposition movement in Zambia does not inspire people anymore, Zambian Voice executive director Chilufya Tayali has said.

92 Somalis Committed

[Times of Zambia] The Kabwe magistrates' court has committed 92 Somalians to the High Court for sentencing after they pleaded guilty to the offence of consenting to being smuggled into Zambia.