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Posts published in “Day: December 22, 2015

M’membe’s Media Alliance Outlines Grim 2015

[Zambia Reports] The alliance of media bodies brought together and predominately funded by Rainbow founder Fred M'membe called the Media Liaison Committee has expectedly taken a strong stance against alleged biased reporting by the three leading public...

Police Arrest Zampost Workers Over Salary Protest

[Zambia Reports] Police this morning bundled away six Zambia Postal Services employees during a protest over salary adjustments at the Company's headquarters.

Lwandamina Calls Chris Katongo, Isaac Chansa for Chan

[Zambia Reports] Caretaker Chipolopolo Coach George Lwandamina has dug into Zambia's past to boost his chances of having a better shot at the African Nations Championship in Rwanda next month.

PF Media Given 10-Day Ultimatum

[Zambian Watchdog] The Media Liaison Committee has given the three PF controlled 'public' media institutions ten days within which to change and live up to their mandate of serving the public failure to which the committee will take the matter to court.

Katongo, Chansa Join Chipolopolo CHAN Squad

[Zambian Watchdog] 2012 Africa Cup Winning skipper Christopher Katongo and midfielder Isaac Chansa have been drafted into the CHAN squad that regroups in Lusaka today.

ERB Nabs 30 Illegal Fuel Dealers

[Times of Zambia] The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has apprehended 30 people suspected to have been engaging in illegal fuel deals in Lusaka.

Support Local Business – Simbao

[Times of Zambia] Government has called on Zambians to support local businesses to ensure economic growth in the country.

Norway Stakes €2.25 Million for Climate Planning

[Times of Zambia] The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) has committed ?2.25 million over the next three years to support the development and integration of climate resilience planning in Zambia.

ZNBS Gives Out K61.8 Million in Mortgages

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia National Building Society (ZNBS) has disbursed a total of K61.8 million for mortgages this year.

NGO Warns Against Early Political Campaigns

[Times of Zambia] The Authentic Advocate for Justice and Democracy (AAJD) has warned politicians against engaging in premature election campaigns.

Airport Workers Get 20 Percent Pay Rise

[Times of Zambia] Unionised workers of the National Airports Corporation Limited (NACL) have been awarded a 20 per cent salary increment across the board.

Choma Declares War On Malaria

[Times of Zambia] Health authorities in Choma District in Southern Province have made steady progress in distributing insecticide-treated mosquito nets to expectant mothers, reaching a target of 170,000.

‘Marines Deployed’

[Times of Zambia] The commando marine unit will be deployed in the waters of Lake Kariba and the Zambezi River to guarantee protection of citizens, Zambia Army Commander Paul Mihova has said.

Restore Public Trust, Councils Urged

[Times of Zambia] Local authorities need to regain public trust and confidence in land administration to help curb illegal allocations that trigger land wrangles, Local Government and Housing Minister Stephen Kampyongo has said.

MUF Council Gets Loan for Dry Port

[Times of Zambia] The Mufulira Municipal Council has acquired a K1 million loan from Finance Bank for the construction of a dry port for trucks.

‘Find Land for Retrenched Luanshya Miners’

[Times of Zambia] Patriotic Front (PF) Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili has directed Luanshya Municipal Council (LMC) to identify land where the more than 1,600 Luanshya Copper Mines workers who have been put on leave can engage in farming ...

Leather Cluster Seeks Incubator

[Times of Zambia] The Copperbelt Leather Industry Cluster Limited says there is need for stakeholders in the leather sub-sector to operate a fully-fledged incubation facility with basic equipment to help artisans with entrepreneurial capacity building.

Chief Puta Quizzed

[Times of Zambia] Senior Chief Puta of the Bwile people of Luapula Province has been warned and cautioned by Police over recent protests that resulted in the death of his retainer and the destruction of property at Chieftainess Mwabu's palace.

Matty P – Iconic Broadcaster, Socialite Remembered

[Times of Zambia] Matteo Phiri, whose unmistakable resonant voice on-the-air brought him something of a cult following as one of Zambia's best-known radio personalities, died last week at his home in Chalala in Lusaka. He was 70.