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Posts published in “Day: February 26, 2016

Matete, Chapalo Testify in Court

[Times of Zambia] Former World 400 metres hurdles champion Samuel Matete has told the Lusaka High Court that he and four others were disqualified from contesting the Zambia Amateur Athletics Association (ZAAA) elections in 2014 because they did not qua...

Suspected UPND Members in Voter Registration Scam

[Times of Zambia] Six minors along with two suspected United Party for National Development (UPND) members have been apprehended in Ndola as the former attempted to register as voters.

Lungu Deserves Full Term – Muteteka

[Times of Zambia] MMD Chisamba Member of Parliament (MP) Moses Muteteka has said that President Edgar Lungu deserves a chance for a full five-year term because he has done a lot to correct past mistakes.

CFTA to Expand Market Access

[Times of Zambia] Government has said the creation of Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) will provide an expanded market access for Zambian products.

New Malaria Drug Elating

[Times of Zambia] Malaria killed the Scottish explorer David Livingstone, who also suffered from dysentery, on May 1, 1873 at the age of 60 in Chief Chitambo's Village in the then Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia).

Non-Performing Civil Servants Face Axe

[Times of Zambia] Chama -President Lungu has warned that he will dismiss non-performing civil servants, including Cabinet ministers frustrating his efforts of implementing development programmes.

Mwale in London for Youth Development Meetings

[Times of Zambia] Youth and Sports Minister Vincent Mwale is in London to hold meetings with key stakeholders to discuss general youth development and policy matters in Zambia.

NCC Bans Three Contractors

[Times of Zambia] The National Council for Construction (NCC) has suspended construction works for three companies for operating without valid council registration.

FAZ Endorses Al-Khalifa

[Times of Zambia] The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has picked Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa as its preferred nominee for the FIFA presidency ahead of today's elections in Zurich, Switzerland.

Mpezeni Shifts in Readiness for Nc’wala

[Times of Zambia] Paramount Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni people of Eastern Province has shifted from his Ephendukeni palace to Laweni's Kampala Village in readiness for the 36th edition of the Nc'wala traditional ceremony at the Mtenguleni main arena in ...

‘Use Irrigation in Low Rainfall Areas’

[Times of Zambia] A senior research officer at Arid Zones Research Institute in Tunisia Mohamed Overssiar has called on Zambia to embrace irrigation in areas that receive low rainfall.

Banking Sector Growth Crucial – Lungu

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu says the growth of the banking sector is critical to the development of the country's economy.

Basking in Treasures of Rome

[Times of Zambia] It is hard to discuss a visit to Rome without referring to the great civilisations of antiquity which attract thousands of tourists from around the world.

Zesco United Vows to Defeat South Sudan’s Al Ghazala

[Times of Zambia] Juba -Coach George 'Chicken' Lwandamina says Zesco United are in South Sudan to finish off what they started in Ndola against Al Ghazala when the two sides clash in the CAF 2016 Champions League preliminary round return leg here.

Zambia Vaccinates 86 Percent Children

[Times of Zambia] Addis Ababa -Zambia has immunised 86 per cent of children countrywide against three infectious diseases namely, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, also known as DPT3.

Barotse ‘Rebels’ Warned

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has warned people attempting to cause political instability in Western Province to discontinue their mission or they will face the wrath of the law.

Inflation Up

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's inflation rate has increased by more than one per cent, recording 22.9 per cent in February up from 21.8 per cent in January this year.

UK Keen to Support LuSE Growth

[Times of Zambia] London's Lord Mayor Jeffrey Mountevans says the United Kingdom (UK) is keen to support the development of the Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE) to help Zambia's long-term financing needs.