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Posts published in “Day: October 9, 2015

‘Close Bars During Day of Prayer’

[Times of Zambia] Secretary to Cabinet Rowland Msiska has directed that all bars and other public places of entertainment should remain closed between 06:00 hours and 18:00 hours during the Day of prayer and fasting on October 18.

Govt Against Budget Deficit

[Times of Zambia] Lima -The Government has said it aims to achieve reduced Budget deficit from 2016 onwards as it will tighten the fiscal policy for the economy to achieve sustained growth.

DStv, GOtv Fees Up

[Times of Zambia] Multichoice has increased DStv and GOtv subscription fees in Zambia by 30 per cent effective November 8, 2015.

Kalaba Out of Egypt Friendly

[Times of Zambia] Chipolopolo captain Rainford Kalaba has been ruled out of this Sunday's key international friendly match against Egypt to be played in Abu Dhabi.

Engineers Confirm Low Kariba Waters

[Times of Zambia] Experts from the Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ) have confirmed that the Kariba North Bank is facing low water levels due to low rainfall the country experienced during the 2014/2015 rainy season.

Legalising Illegality

[Times of Zambia] I am certain that the suspension of two of the world's football powerful men has sent shivers across the globe and more especially those linked with the corruption scandals that engulfed the beautiful game.

KPF Denies Chibuluma Claims

[Times of Zambia] Kitwe Playing Fields (KPF) have denied allegations by Chibuluma that they used an ineligible player in last Saturday's 2015 Knockout Cup 45-7 home win over Mufulira to reach the quarter finals.

Low Voter Registration Worry PF

[Zambia Reports] The voter registration exercise has recorded less than half the targeted numbers although the exercise has yet to conclude.

… He Is Only God’s Messenger

[Times of Zambia] The incessant criticism targeted at the declaration of October 18, 2015 as a day of repentance, prayer and fasting for Zambia is indicative of the collective failure by some people to differentiate a messenger from a message.

HRC to Probe Lusaka Inmate Beating

[Times of Zambia] The Human Rights Commission (HRC) is investigating reports that an inmate at Lusaka Central Prison was assaulted by his colleagues for allegedly producing an offensive video.

Five to Hang for Robbery

[Times of Zambia] Five men have been sentenced to death by hanging by the Kabwe High Court after being found guilty of aggravated robbery.

When the Truth Is in Bad Taste

[Times of Zambia] We live in a time when truth is in bad taste; when to tell the truth is hate speech; when to avoid the truth is to be politically correct; when to preach salvation through Jesus Christ is to divide society.

UNFPA Calls for Increased Sexual Health Education

[Times of Zambia] The United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) has called for increased investment in young people's sexual and reproductive health to enhance sustainable development.

NGOCC for Production-Based Mineral Tax

[Times of Zambia] The Non-Governmental Organisations Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has appealed to the Government to introduce production-based mineral royalty taxes that correspond with what the mining companies are making out of the minerals in Zambia.