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Posts published in “Day: February 3, 2016

President Lungu Hints On Referendum in August

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has rung another commitment call on the possibility of having a referendum alongside the August 11 general election by urging newly appointed justice permanent secretary Thandiwe Otheng to work toward that end.

Prof Luo Moves to Calm Unza Students

[Zambia Reports] Munali parliamentarian Prof Nkandu Luo whose jurisdiction covers the University of Zambia has made a spontaneous visit to the institution in the hope of calming the volatile situation.

Zambian Leader for Another Term

[Monitor] Lusaka -The Zambian president Edgar Lungu, elected in January 2015, is up for another term's bid on August 11 this year, barely two years after being sworn in.

Zambian Opposition MMD to Partner With Ruling PF

[News24Wire] An alliance between Zambia's ruling Patriotic Front (PF) party and the official opposition, Multi-party Democracy (MMD) seems to be set in stone as leaders have agreed to partner up ahead of the country's presidential elections on August 11.

Lungu Scolds Wynter

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has scoffed at opposition political party leaders doubting his leadership credentials and ability to retain the presidency in this year's general elections.

Diangamo Nods PF, MMD Pact

[Times of Zambia] The Patriotic Front (PF) is headed for a landslide victory in the August general elections once the alliance with the MMD is formed, former deputy secretary to the Cabinet, David Diangamo has predicted.

Chan 2016 – Mali and Guinea Through to the Semi-Finals

[RFI] Mali and Guinea qualified for semi-finals of the African Nations Championship on Sunday, after beating Tunisia and Zambia. The Eagles prepare to face Ivory Coast on Thursday, a day after Guinea go head-to-head with the Democratic Republic of Congo.

New Central PS Tipped

[Times of Zambia] Outgoing Central Province Permanent Secretary (PS) Edwidge Mutale has advised her successor Daisy Ng'ambi to ensure that civil servants did not get involved in partisan politics.

Narrow Financial Inclusion Gender Gap – BoZ

[Times of Zambia] The Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has said tailored financial services for the unbanked and underserved will help reduce the gender gap and transform financial services in the country.

‘Export Cement to Great Lakes Region’

[Times of Zambia] The Government has urged cement manufacturing companies in Zambia to consider exporting the commodity to the Great Lakes Region.

Swasco to Introduce Water Metres in Choma

[Times of Zambia] The Southern Water and Sewerage Company (SWASCO) is capturing data from Choma's Chandamali residents in readiness for the installation of water metres in the area.

Value of Health Education in Schools

[Times of Zambia] Many parents are interested in the basic academic education of their children such as reading, writing, and arithmetic but are not keen to find out it their kids learn about health matters.

Significance of Domestic Tourism

[Times of Zambia] According to National Heritage Conservation Commission (NHCC) senior conservation officer Richard Mbewe, Victoria Falls World Heritage Site in Livingstone recorded a high number of local visitors during the year 2015 compared to the p...

Clarification On New Insurance Law

[Times of Zambia] Since the publication of the law that requires every motorist to display an insurance disc, a lot of sensitisation has been going on. Despite this education there is still some misunderstanding which I will endeavour to clarify in thi...