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Posts published in August 2017

Power Tariffs Rift Ends

[Times of Zambia] State House said yesterday the standoff between Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) and Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) over the revised electricity tariffs had been resolved, with the two firms reaching an agreement leading to the resumpti...

Inferno Destroys Masala Market

[Times of Zambia] A fire has swept through Ndola's biggest market, leaving precious little to salvage by the thousands of distraught traders who earn a living trading there mostly in foodstuffs, charcoal and second-hand clothes.

Early Childhood Education Vital – First Lady

[Times of Zambia] First Lady Esther Lungu has said providing quality education at childhood level helps in bridging the gap between social-economic classes and accounts for quality living in adult life.

Journalist Queries Ban On Woodlands Stadium

[Zambia Reports] With the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) banning the use of the newly refurbished Vodafone Woodlands Stadium journalist has punched holes in the decision.

Will the U-20 Romance Story Fashion a Win?

[Zambia Reports] For months now Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has been bombarded with demands that he features U-20 stars in any of the high profile games the senior national team plays. Nyirenda has preached caution but no one has seriously render...

Tayali Stages Protest Against Police Boss

[Zambia Reports] Economic Freedom Fighters president Chilufya Tayali has staged a lone protest against Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja.

U-20 Stars Light Up Chipolopolo Preparations

[Zambia Reports] Coach Wedson Nyirenda has welcomed the headache of having to select the starting eleven for Saturday's Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria after a hundred percent turnout of players summoned to duty.

Lungu Intervenes in Firms’ Standoff

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has helped put on ice the dispute between Mopani Copper Mines and the Copperbelt Energy Corporation by brokering a short term deal that will see power restored to the mining firm.

Electoral Commission Boss Isaacs Resigns

[Zambia Reports] One of the most controversial personalities in Zambian electioneering Priscilla Isaacs has parted ways with the Electoral Commission of Zambia following the expiry of her contract.

DStv Announces Price Cuts

[Zambia Reports] Pay television fanatics may have been given a breather by MultiChoice Zambia that has announced price reductions.

Massive Losses as Fire Guts Zambia Market

[East African] Hundreds of traders are counting losses after a market was razed to the ground in Ndola, Zambia's second largest city.

Zambia’s Hichilema in SA to ‘Celebrate His Release With DA’

[News24Wire] Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema is in South Africa for a three-day visit, during which he will be attending, amongst others, a question session addressed by President Jacob Zuma in Parliament on Thursday.

Mweene – Zambia Can Break the Algeria Jinx

[CAF] Zambia will face Algeria in crucial back-to-back 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group B qualifiers on Friday, 2 September 2017 at home in Lusaka and three days later away in Constantine.

Soccer – Angolan Referee to Whistle Zambia/Algeria Match

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan international referee, Hélder Martins, will officiate on Sunday in Lusaka the match between Zambia and Algeria, for Group B's third round of the African zone qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

Govt Buys 2,000 Solar Mills

[Times of Zambia] The Government has purchased 2,000 solar-powered milling machines under the Presidential Solar Milling Plant Initiative.

South African Investors Urged to Come and Invest

[Times of Zambia] Southern Province Permanent Secretary Sibanze Simuchoba has urged more South African investors to come and invest in Zambia to stimulate economic activities and create jobs locally.

‘Clean Up Vodafone Mess’

[Times of Zambia] Troubled MTN-TAZ Super League side, City of Lusaka, has been told to 'clean-up' the refurbished Vodafone Woodlands Stadium if they are to host any home matches.

Stop Mopani Copper Mines Infection, Govt Told

[Times of Zambia] The Government should act quickly to resolve the tariffs stand-off between Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) and the Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) before it develops into a contagion infecting other mining firms, an energy workers' unio...