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Posts published in “Day: February 11, 2016

HH and the Running Mate Puzzle

[Zambia Reports] The signing of the constitution bill by President Edgar Lungu this year has changed the way we are going to go about our politics. Apart from that the call for democratisation in our political groupings and Civil Society Organisations(...

President Lungu Returns to Warm Welcome

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has arrived home striking a confident note about his victory prospects in the August 11 elections.

Jack Mwiimbi Pokes Fun At Kambwili’s Copperstone Degree

[Zambia Reports] Journalists may have to wait longer for their dream of the enactment of the Access to Information bill to come to pass after Information Minister Chishimba Kambwili said consultations were still ongoing on the matter.

Matibini Chides MPs Over New Constitution

[Zambia Reports] Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini showed some measure of impatience with some Members of Parliament whom he admonished for not understanding the constitution that they amended recently.

Munthali Gets Two-Month Ban for ‘Double Tobela’

[Zambia Reports] International Christopher Munthali's double dealing has earned him a two months ban from all football activities after having signed for Nkana despite having a running contract with bitter rivals Power Dynamos.

Mbesuma Fires Black Aces to a Draw

[Zambia Reports] On-fire Chipolopolo striker Collins Mbesuma continued leading from the front after his goal helped his side Mpumalanga Black Aces salvage a point against Cape Town Ajax.

New Hideout Plaza Set to Change Luanshya

[Times of Zambia] Luanshya has been a sleeping town on the Copperbelt for many seasons and for many reasons, one of them being the limited injection of capital investment in the mining city.

MPs Want RB Immunity Restored

[Zambia Reports] The call for the reinstatement of former President Rupiah Banda's immunity has repeatedly surfaced in parliament with the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini dodgy on the matter.

Anglican Priest Says PF, MMD Pact an Insult to Zambians

[News24Wire] Father Richard Luonde, a Zambia-based priest, has lambasted the ruling Patriotic Front's decision to partner with the opposition Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD) party, saying the development is an insult to Zambians.

Govt Ponders LASF Act Amendment

[Times of Zambia] Government is seeking to amend the Local Authorities Superannuation Fund (LASF) Act so that part of the fund can be channeled towards emoluments for council retirees, Local Government and Housing Minister Stephen Kampyongo has said.

Success By Taking Calculated Risks

[Times of Zambia] "In order to grow, people have to abandon some of their comfort zones of their lives and take a risk or chance on something new" - Psychologist Abraham Maslow.

UNZA, CBU Closure Best Solution

[Times of Zambia] Student activism is work by students to cause positive political, environmental, economic, or social change.

Zambia – the Untold Story

[Times of Zambia] Zambia may not be well known by people on the streets of western capitals like London or Paris or even Washington DC, in comparison to countries like Nigeria or Tunisia.

‘Show Love to Mental Patients – Esther

[Times of Zambia] France -First Lady Esther Lungu has called for love and care for people with mental health problems, many of whom have been neglected by their families.

MABA Acts to Up Standards

[Times of Zambia] The Midlands Boxing Association (MABA) has introduced weekly boxing tournaments in a bid to raise the level of amateur boxing in the country.

FAZ Mute On Lwandamina Contract

[Times of Zambia] The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has opted to stay mute over the contractual issues of Chipolopolo coach George Lwandamina who is wanted by his club Zesco United.

Two Moomba Pupils, Bus Conductor Die

[Times of Zambia] Two Moomba Secondary School pupils and a conductor died yesterday at 10 Miles on the Great North Road after the driver of the Toyota Hiace minibus lost control and over turned.

Tracing Women Influence in Politics Today

[Times of Zambia] Oflate, some women are breaking the barrier to venture into a rare territory of politics as compared to what was witnessed before.

Diaspora Policy Vs Employment

[Times of Zambia] Dual citizenship is one topic that touched raw nerves in some people back home, but Zambians living abroad have been unanimous in their praise of its introduction in the Constitution recently signed by President Edgar Lungu.

Mordon Counsels Chipolopolo

[Times of Zambia] Former Chipolopolo defender Mordon Malitoli says Zambia needs to pick up valuable lessons from the Democratic Republic of Congo who just won the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament for the second time in four attempts.