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Posts published in “Day: October 20, 2015

Rotary Pledges More Support

[Times of Zambia] THE Rotary Club of Ndola has pledged to continue endeavouring to uplift the living standards of vulnerable people in society.

NAC, IOM Partner On Border HIV-Aids Fight

[Times of Zambia] LIKE many other countries globally, Zambia is one of the countries grappling with the effects of HIV and AIDS.

Horizon School Reaches Out to Needy

[Times of Zambia] ACCESS to education always brings out the necessary ambitions inside a child and gives an indication of whether his or her future will be positive.

Challenges of Menacing Text Messages

[Times of Zambia] "GOD is going to fix things for you tonight and let things work in your favour. If you believe in Him forward to ten people," reads the text message.

Unza, Save the Children Ink Deal

[Times of Zambia] THE University of Zambia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Save the Children International aimed at highlighting issues affecting children through research.

Tackling Sexuality, Reproduction Issues

[Times of Zambia] IT IS baffling to note that while there are many instruments in place for the protection of women's rights and women living in rural areas are still denied the right to negotiate for protected sex with partners.

ECZ Continues Giving More Than One Voters’ Cards to PF Supporters

[Zambian Watchdog] This is one of the people that have been registered in more than one polling station and given more than one voters' cards. This one will vote at Kabushi Mosque and at Chilengwa Upper Basic. We reported last week that Priscila Isaac ...

Day of Prayer Hailed

[Times of Zambia] THE Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ) and the Bible Gospel Church in Africa (BIGOCA) have welcomed the decision by President Edgar Lungu to designate October 18 as an annual day of prayer and fasting.

National Climate Change Council Coming

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambian Government is planning to set up a permanent multi-stakeholder institution to be called National Climate Change Council to coordinate climate change programmes and projects in the country.

Zesco, Sinohydro in Power Deal

[Times of Zambia] ZESCO has contracted Sinohydro Corporation Limited of China to construct the 750 megawatts (MW) Kafue Gorge Lower (KGL) hydro power station in Chikankata District at a cost of US$2 billion.

Mwanza Calls for Unity

[Times of Zambia] FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) club licensing manager Eric Mwanza has called for unity in the football fraternity for the development of the beautiful game.

Luchanga Stock Soars

[Times of Zambia] SOUTH African soccer giants Orlando Pirates and Zambian champions Zesco United have expressed interest in signing Lusaka Dynamos' 17-year-old wonder-kid Conlyde Luchanga.

Dairy Sector Cries Foul

[Times of Zambia] THE Dairy Association of Zambia (DAZ) has said it would have loved to see the government zero-rate milk products for Value Added Tax (VAT)in the 2016 national budget.

Lungu Doesnt Understand Sata’s Intention On Deputy Ministers

[Zambian Watchdog] A top cabinet minister has disclosed that President Edgar Lungu's decision to bring deputy ministers and full cabinet ministers together in one meeting clearly shows that he did not understand late President Michael Sata's leadership...

Govt Promises 6bn/ – to Bail Out TAZARA

[Daily News] The government has promised to release 6.0bn/- within two weeks to bailout the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA).

Train Runs Over Deaf Woman

[Times of Zambia] A TWENTY-SIX-YEAR OLD deaf woman yesterday died instantly after she was run over by a passenger train in Serenje District of Central Province.

PF Lets Malawi Take Zambian Land, 58 Families Evicted

[Zambian Watchdog] Malawi has ordered more than 58 Zambian families in Kaleza Farm Bloc in Chipata District to vacate the area by this monthend, claiming that new boundary beacons reveal that the area is in Malawi.

MPs Told to Take Lead in Aids Programmes

[Times of Zambia] DEPUTY Speaker of the National Assembly Mkhondo Lungu has implored members of Parliament (MPs) to take a leading role in increasing access to sexual reproductive health rights (SRHR) and HIV/AIDS prevention programmes by the people.

K53 Million for L/Stone Market, Bus Terminus

[Times of Zambia] THE construction of the ultramodern market and the international bus terminus in Livingstone will be completed and operational by April next year, Local Government and Housing Minister Stephen Kampyongo has said.