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Posts published in August 2016

Eyes on Zambia as Harambee Stars Arrive in Uganda

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National football team Harambee Stars have arrived in Kampala, Uganda for an international friendly with their hosts on Tuesday evening ahead of their African Cup of Nations final qualifier on September 3 in Lusaka, Zambia.

Concourt Sets Sept 2 As Date for Petition Hearing

[Zambia Reports] The Constitutional Court has set Friday September 2, 2016 as date of trial of the petition contesting the re-election of President Edgar Lungu of the Patriotic Front (PF).

IBA Lifts Itezhi Tezhi Licence Ban

[Zambia Reports] Itezhi Tezhi Radio has had its operational licence restored by the Independent Broadcasting Authority on the day off air Muvi Television and Komboni Radio lawyers will be pleading their case in court.

TPA, TAZARA Vow to Enhance Efficiency

[Daily News] Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) and Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) have vowed to work together closely in a bid to enhance efficiency and offer cost effective services to customers.

Zambia’s Zesco Through to Club Championship Semi-Finals

[Nyasa Times] Zambian football club, Zesco is being applauded as the surprise package of this year's Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League as they have qualified for the semi-finals, a prestigious stage of this African club champions...

Losing MPs Flood High Court With Petitions

[Zambia Reports] The High Court has been flooded with petitions of some losing parliamentary candidates seeking a reversal of their losses. Candidates across the political divide have taken their cases to the High Court with some former ministers seeki...

Chipolopolo Gets Back to Duty

[Zambia Reports] Zambia's Chipolopolo got down to work today at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium ahead of Sunday's formality fixture against Kenya in the 2017 Africa Cup qualifiers.

Zambia’s Metal Exports Shrink

[Times of Zambia] The value of Zambia's metal exports decreased to K3.965 billion in July 2016 from the K4.171 billion recorded in June.

Weed Out Child, Forced Marriages

[Times of Zambia] Child marriage is a gross human rights violation which puts girls at risk of violence and ill health.

Strengthen Regulatory Framework, Govt Prods NCC

[Times of Zambia] Government has challenged the National Council for Construction (NCC) to strengthen its regulatory framework to enable the country fully benefit from the industry.

President Lungu ‘Bumps’ Into Mwaliteta

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu showed no hard feelings when he 'bumped' into former Lusaka Province Minister Obvious Mwaliteta who is facing armed robbery charges during a visit to Lusaka Central Prison.

U-19 Girls Cricket Squad Bows Out

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA'S quest to qualify for the semi-finals at the ongoing Botswana Invitation Cricket Under-19 Girls tournament ended in a 38 runs defeat to Mozambique in their last Group A fixture.

Fertiliser Plant Welcome

[Times of Zambia] THE setting-up of a fertiliser plant in Kabwe is a welcome development because it will contribute to reducing the cost of farming in Zambia.

Effects of Boreholes, Wells On Environment

[Times of Zambia] EVERY intending property owner in Zambia considers it a necessity given that the water utility companies have failed to provide potable clean water to all the citizens.

New Ford Ranger to Hit Local Market

[Times of Zambia] THE Ford Motor Company of South Africa has launched a new Ford Ranger to soon hit Zambia and other countries which are part of its market.