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Posts published in “Day: January 28, 2016

Roan Rugby Team Searches for Players

[Times of Zambia] ROAN Rugby Club has beefed up the squad by recruiting 14 players in readiness for the Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) 2016 National Rugby League (NRL) season which begins in March.

Zesco, Zanaco Held

[Times of Zambia] Levy Mwanawasa Stadium -Zesco 1 - Azam 1

Coach Kutempa Diagnoses CB Basketball Failure

[Times of Zambia] LUNGA Bullets Coach Sizimthela Kutempa says Copperbelt basketball teams lack the technical and tactical abilities to compete with their Lusaka rivals.

MMD East Lawmaker Backs Alliance With PF

[Zambia Reports] Influential Movement for Multi Party Democracy Kasenengwa lawmaker Victoria Kalima Phiri has backed calls for an alliance with the ruling Patriotic Front.

President Lungu Responds to Catholic Bishops On Referendum

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has delivered the perfect response to the Catholic Bishops by urging the Electoral Commission of Zambia to reconstitute itself into a referendum commission ahead of the exercise that is set to be held alongside th...

PF, UPND Officials Discuss Danger of Going Solo in View of 50 Percent + 1

[Zambia Reports] Kabwe-based lawyer Tutwa Ngulube, who is counsel for Patriotic Front and a UPND member Ephraim Shakafuswa have weighed in on their respective parties' manouvers to either form alliances or go it alone in view of the 50% + 1 voting thre...

Mateyo Bounces Back

[Zambia Reports] Former Inspector General of Police Ephraim Mateyo has bounced back in government serving as North Western Province Permanent Secretary replacing former Post Newspapers Managing Editor Amos Malupenga who has been moved to the Ministry o...

Govt Acts On Chaos in Mining Sector

[Zambia Reports] Government has quietly acted on the chaos in the mining sector by having commissioned a team of experts to probe the problems in the country's biggest money spinner.

Zambian President Seeks Opposition Pact

[News24Wire] Zambian President Edgar Lungu revealed on Wednesday that he was seeking a pact with the country's official opposition in order to secure victory in the upcoming presidential elections, The Post newspaper has reported.

Police Arrest 21 UPND Supporters in Choma

[Zambia Reports] Opposition United Party for National Development supporters put the police in an awkward position in Choma when they blocked the main road awaiting their leader Hakainde Hichilema who is hoping to diffuse the impact caused by President...

Region’s Food Crisis in Numbers

[IRIN] Nairobi -Southern Africa is facing the threat of extensive crop failures this year as a result of record low rainfall in a region in which 29 million people are already going hungry.

Son Kills Dad in Kazungula

[Times of Zambia] A Sixty-three-year-old man of Kazungula District in Southern Province has been axed to death by his son for unknown reasons.

Chief Mumpolokoso Praises Govt

[Times of Zambia] Chief Mumpolokoso of the Bemba people of Mporokoso District in Northern Province has commended the Government for embarking on various development projects aimed at uplifting the living standards of the people in the country.

Commission to Oversee Bill of Rights Debate

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has directed Justice Minister Ngosa Simbyakula to constitute a Referendum Commission to oversee the successful holding of the Referendum on the Bill of Rights in August this year.

Riotous ‘UPND’ Condemned

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has condemned the riotous behaviour of suspected United Party for National Development (UPND) members in Choma, stating that it is such incidences that make the Public Order Act (POA) necessary.

Casualisation Ban Draws Mixed Reactions

[Times of Zambia] It is clear from the mail I am receiving that casualisation is a sensitive subject that is viewed differently by different players in the labour market.