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Posts published in “Day: May 11, 2016

Maize Floor Price Still K75/50kg, Says Lubinda

[Times of Zambia] THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has maintained the maize floor price for the 2016/2017 crop marketing season at K75 per 50 kilogramme (kg) bag, Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda has said.

Soldiers Linked to Ritual Killings Appear in Court

[Times of Zambia] TWO Zambia Army soldiers, a traditional healer and a Zambia Air Force (ZAF) civilian employee yesterday appeared in the Lusaka magistrate's court for allegedly being involved in the spate of suspected ritual killings recently.

‘Hot’ Zesco Chase Lead

[Times of Zambia] CHAMPIONS Zesco United will today go top of the MTN-FAZ premier division for the first time this year if they beat Forest Rangers in a Ndola derby on a day that Zanaco will be hoping to keep their 100 per cent winning start to the sea...

EU Confident in Electoral Commission of Zambia

[Times of Zambia] THE European Union (EU) has expressed confidence in the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ)'s capacity to successfully organise the August 11 general elections.

‘Retain Investor Confidence’

[Times of Zambia] THE Private Sector Development Association (PSDA) has called on politicians to market Zambia and give confidence to investors during campaigns for the August 11 general elections.

CEEC Stakes U.S.$8 Million for Cassava Initiative

[Times of Zambia] THE Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) will disburse a total of US$8 million for the implementation of the Cassava Commercialisation Initiative.

EU to Lift Zambian Aircrafts Ban

[Times of Zambia] THE European Union (EU) is next month expected to lift the ban on Zambian registered aircrafts which was effected about five years go.

Review FAZ SG Selection Process – Simataa

[Times of Zambia] ASPIRING FAZ general secretary Simataa Simataa has called for a complete review of the process of appointing a general secretary at the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ).

ECZ Revises Nomination Fees

[Times of Zambia] THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has revised nomination fees for people seeking offices of the mayor, council chairperson and councillor ahead of the general elections.

High Court Outlaws Grade 12 Certificate for Political Office

[Zambia Reports] The Zambian High Court has this morning passed judgment in a recently passed contentious requirement that sought aspirants to political office to produce a Grade 12 certificate - the highest high school qualification in the country.

Tayali Canes ‘Disrespectful’ Hichilema

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIAN Voice executive director Chilufya Tayali has castigated United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema for his continued use of hate speech against President Edgar Lungu.

UPND Cadres’ Lawlessness

[Times of Zambia] IF we are not careful, Zambia will soon degenerate into a lawless society, where the law of the jungle will be the order of the day.

Govt Disowns Mumbi Phiri’s Remarks

[Times of Zambia] THE Government has distanced itself from a statement attributed to Patriotic Front (PF) deputy general secretary Mumbi Phiri in which she alleged that Mulenga Sata and former first lady Christine Kaseba-Sata connived to kill late Pres...

ECZ Bill Passes Second Reading

[Times of Zambia] THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) Bill yesterday passed second reading with the Parliamentary committee on delegated legislation recommending that the Government adequately funds ECZ to eliminate any need to contract loans for ...