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Posts published in “Day: November 10, 2015

Routine Viral Load Tests Must Be Accessible for All

[Key Correspondents] In Zambia, on 30 October, hundreds of people marched to launch a new campaign calling on African governments to make viral load tests routinely available to all citizens living with HIV.

Miles Sampa, Cartel Behind PF Convention Calls

[Zambia Reports] The ruling Patriotic Front has acted on calls for the party to go for another convention barely 12 months after having elected Edgar Lungu.

Leave Us Out of It

[Times of Zambia] Previous governments have been slow to chase tax evaders exposed by the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA); they have also failed to follow promising leads on some of the biggest fish by pulling punches with the big banks for fear of dest...

Kalumbila Women Empowerment in Motion

[Times of Zambia] Kalumbila Minerals Limited (KML) is happy that the women empowerment programme has successfully taken off, with the first-ever intensive tailoring and knitting course for local women in Kalumbila District.

The Post Condemned

[Times of Zambia] The Authentic Advocate for Justice and Democracy has condemned the Post Newspaper Limited for evading tax and allowing it to accumulate to more than K16 million.

Varsity Meddling Irks Tayali

[Times of Zambia] The Zambian Voice is concerned with the level of political interference currently going on in colleges and universities.

High Court to Hear Post Tax Case Today

[Zambia Reports] The Lusaka High Court will be at the centre today of the raging battle between The Post Newspapers and the Zambia Revenue Authority when a ruling is expected to be made over whether the publication will be allowed to pay their outstand...

Talking Cancer – a Journalist’s Personal Account

[Zambia Reports] A few months ago I joined the ranks of the thousands of cancer patients in Zambia. A blood test showed traces of cancer with a biopsy conducted on my prostate gland and laboratory results coming out after a week confirming that I had p...

Chinese Investors to Build Livingstone Trade Centre

[Times of Zambia] Consortium investors from Tianjin, Northern China have pledged to establish an international procurement centre in Livingstone to facilitate the buying and export of Zambian products to China and possible markets.

ECZ Extends Registration

[Times of Zambia] The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has extended the mobile voter registration for seven days in districts where the exercise was suspended due to by- elections.

MTN Partners With Total

[Times of Zambia] MTN Zambia has signed a partnership agreement with Total Zambia for subscribers to transact at service stations using mobile money services.

AfDB Approves U.S.$94 Million Loans

[Times of Zambia] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved three loans amounting to US$94 million to finance various projects in three countries including Zambia.

Masebo Case Thrown Out

[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka High Court has thrown out a matter in which former Tourism minister Sylvia Masebo challenged the decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to prosecute her for abuse of authority in the Lusaka Magistrates Court.

Construction Firm Suspended

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Public Procurement Authority (ZPPA) has suspended Mango Tree Construction Company Limited of Lusaka from participating in the public procurement process for a period of one year.

Civil Servants On Opposition Payroll Warned

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has warned that he will weed out civil servants who are working with the opposition to undermine government programmes.

Kambwili Drags ZNBC Crew Into UTH

[Zambia Reports] Information and Broadcasting Services minister and chief government spokesman Chishimba Kambwili on Sunday November 8, 2015 stormed the University Teaching Hospital, UTH, adult fast track ward throwing his weight around and demanding t...

Bus Drivers Protest High Cost of Doing Business

[Zambian Watchdog] Bus drivers on the Copperbelt this (Tuesday) morning parked their buses in protest against high cost of doing business. They blocked the roads and commuters were stranded. Seem here are protesters in Chifubu, Ndola.