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Posts published in June 2016

Lungu Slams UPND

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has condemned the United Party for National Development (UPND) for propagating violence and has asked traditional rulers to intervene.

ZITF Opens in Style

[Times of Zambia] THE 52nd Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) got underway in style in Ndola yesterday, with a colourful march past from Kafubu Shopping Mall to the trade fair grounds.

PF Member Killed

[Times of Zambia] A TAXI driver of Chongwe, who is also Patriotic Front (PF) Chalimbana mobilisation coordinator, has been stabbed to death by a group of youths who hired him to ferry some goods from a farm in the area.

PF’s Goals On Labour, Industrial Relations

[Times of Zambia] THE battle lines for the August 11 general elections are drawn, and participating political parties are certainly going to lob attacks at one another's manifestos in an attempt to stave off competition.

Media Lauded for Role in Cricket Development

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Cricket Union (ZCU) has praised the media for playing a pivotal role in the development of cricket in the country.

Prioritise Commercial Clients, Sammaci Urges Zesco

[Times of Zambia] A KITWE-based medium scale enterprise Sammaci Investments Limited has urged Zesco to prioritise commercial customers for new power connections as a way of boosting the economy.

‘UPND’s Claims Over Airspace Untrue’

[Times of Zambia] THE Government has described as unfounded, claims by the United Party for National Development (UPND) that the Zambia Air Force (ZAF) is impeding its political campaigns by restricting its use of the local airspace.

FAZ Summons 5 ‘Rebels’

[Times of Zambia] THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has summoned five club officials to a disciplinary hearing over their collection of signatures to petition the Andrew Kamanga-led FAZ executive on the pending reduction of the FAZ electoral col...

Zambia’s Stance On UK’s EU Exit Cheers Envoy

[Times of Zambia] BRITAIN has paid gratitude to the Zambian Government for maintaining that bilateral relations between the two countries will not be shaken by the United Kingdom (UK)'s exit from the European Union (EU).

Laz Boss Counselled

[Times of Zambia] PATRIOTIC Front (PF) information committee member Sunday Chanda says Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) president Linda Kasonde should tone down and make coherent statements based on facts when commenting on tax issues surrounding the Po...

Mwenechanya Prods African States On Energy

[Times of Zambia] AFRICAN countries should pay more attention to energy to sustain development and economic activities on the continent, Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ) past president Jorry Mwenechanya has said.

Beware of Substandard Products, Zabs Urges Trade Fair Goers

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has urged showgoers to be quality conscious and shun substandard products as they do their shopping during this year's Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) which commenced yesterday.

HH Calls for Unity to Curb Violence

[Times of Zambia] THE United Party for National Development (UPND) has called for unity among political parties to promote non-violence during campaigns ahead of voting on August 11, this year.

DEC Nabs Mauritian

[Times of Zambia] THE Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested a 49-year-old Mauritian for suspected money laundering involving more than K800,000.

Lumwana Funds Kalumbila Projects

[Times of Zambia] BARRICK Lumwana Mining Company (LMC) has released US$328,216 to the newly-created Lumwana Community Trust for implementation of this year's socio-economic projects in all the three chiefdoms that host the mining company in Kalumbila d...

Farmer Jailed for Assault, Theft

[Times of Zambia] A THIRTY-EIGHT-YEAR-OLD peasant farmer of Lubunda chiefdom in Mwense District in Luapula Province has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment with hard labour for assault and theft.

Luapula Chiefs for PF

[Times of Zambia] CHIEFS in Luapula Province have resolved to ensure that President Edgar Lungu continues as the Head of State at the first ballot.

WB Brief Indicates Need to Adjust Fuel Prices

[Times of Zambia] THE latest edition of the World Bank's Zambia Economic brief indicates the need for fuel pump prices to be adjusted to fully reflect the cost of supply and help reduce budget pressures.

Housewife Killed After Drinking Spree

[Times of Zambia] A THIRTY-YEAR-OLD woman of Mpika District has been killed by her husband who beat her up after the couple differed when they returned home from a drinking spree.