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Posts published in “Day: February 24, 2016

National Football Body Elections Hit by Corruption Allegations

[Zambia Reports] FAZ vice-presidential aspirant Richard Kazala has alleged vote buying at Football House but urges councillors to do "donchi kubeba" on corrupt candidates in an indirect jibe at his rival Pivoty Simwanza.

PF Starts Receiving Nominations for MPs

[Zambia Reports] The ruling Patriotic Front has started receiving nominations from individuals aspiring for political office in the August 2016 general election.

Chipenzi Quits Grand Coalition

[Zambia Reports] Outgoing Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) executive director MacDonald Chipenzi has resigned from his position as spokesperson of the Grand Coalition on the campaign for a new Constitution in Zambia.

Opposition Leader Cares-Less About Loyalists Leaving MMD

[Zambia Reports] Opposition MMD president Nevers Mumba says he finds it to be normal to continue having all people that earlier seemed loyal to him rebelling against him over the issue of the Convention.

ZNBC Journalist Faith Kandaba Dies

[Zambia Reports] ZNBC newscaster Faith Kandaba has died, multiple sources have confirmed to Zambia Reports.

Multichoice Offers EPL, La Liga On Compact

[Times of Zambia] Soccer fans have been given a football present following MultiChoice's decision to open up the massively-watched English Premier League (EPL) and the Spanish La-Liga on the Compact bouquet effective yesterday.

UPND Against Early Marriages

[Times of Zambia] The United Party for National Development (UPND) has backed the Marriage and Child Code bills which are expected to be presented to Parliament with an aim of addressing early marriages.

DEC in Massive Cocaine Seizure

[Times of Zambia] The  Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has recorded its highest seizure of cocaine in Zambia following the arrest of two Zambians and a Tanzanian who trafficked in 24.1kg of cocaine.

Govt Raises Over K300 Million for Industrial Yards

[Times of Zambia] Government has, through project support from the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), raised over K300 million for the implementation of industrial yards.

Man Hacks Boy (Seven) to Death

[Times of Zambia] Police in Mkushi have arrested a 36-year-old man of Mainsa Village for murder after he allegedly killed a seven-year-old boy by hacking him with an axe on his neck.

Fairy Bottling Zambia Creates 400 Jobs

[Times of Zambia] Fairy Bottling Zambia Limited (FB), the producers of Aquasavana pure mineral water, has created about 400 jobs since the introduction of a wide range of superior carbonated beverages in the country.

Luano Gets Relief Maize

[Times of Zambia] More than 100 tonnes of relief maize have been dispatched to Luano District in Central Province to avert the hunger situation in the area.

Lungu Hailed for Freeing 500 Prisoners

[Times of Zambia] The Prisons Care and Counselling Association (PRICCA) says the latest pardoning of 500 prisoners by President Edgar Lungu is a clear demonstration of Zambia's declaration as a Christian Nation.

Lessons From Dangote Story

[Times of Zambia] Last week we looked at the compelling entrepreneurial success story of Alhaji Aliko Dangote and the Dangote Group of Companies.

Curbing Cholera in Chibombo

[Times of Zambia] Cholera is distinctive among diarrhoeal diseases and wherever it breaks out, some lives are lost.

Processed Tomato Products Imports Rise

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's imports of processed tomato products have increased from US$4.968 million to $9.217 million in the last five years.