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Posts published in “Day: August 15, 2017

Handball Association Names 32-Member Women’s Team

[Times of Zambia] The Handball Association of Zambia (HAZ) has named a 32-member provisional national team for the Africa women handball championships to be staged in Ivory Coast next month.

Unza Pacers, Matero Magic Win in Basketball League

[Times of Zambia] UNZA Pacers and Matero Magic at the weekend both won to stay ahead with identical records while Napsa Hurricanes outlast Nishati Denvers in the Midlands Basketball Association (MBA)league.

Use ICT for Academic Purposes, First Lady Urges Youths

[Times of Zambia] First Lady Esther Lungu has urged young persons to use their skills in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for academic purposes and personal development.

Govt Unveils Master Plan for Kalungwishi Farm Bloc

[Times of Zambia] The Government has developed a robust master plan for Kalungwishi farm bloc in Mporokoso district of Northern Province which will ease marketing.

Lungu Heads for Kagame Inauguration

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu is this Thursday expected in Rwanda to attend the inauguration ceremony of that country's re-elected President Paul Kagame.

Political Party Funding Bill, Right Step

[Times of Zambia] The abolishment of a one-party state in Zambia more than two decades ago has led to an upswing of political parties in the country over the years.

Mopani Copper Mine Shut Down

[Times of Zambia] Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) has suspended production operations in Kitwe and Mufulira in light of the power supply restriction imposed by Copperbelt Energy Corporation over a tiff on tariff hikes, forcing hundreds of workers to stay home.

Chipolopolo Is Weak, Says South Africa Football Boss

[Times of Zambia] South Africa Football Association (SAFA) president Danny Jordaan says a weak Bafana Bafana side can match Zambia's best side ahead of this weekend's second leg of the Kenya 2018 CHAN qualifier in Ndola.

Nyirenda Take Positives From Bafana Draw

[CAF] Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda says the 2-2 draw against South Africa last Saturday in the first leg of the third and final round of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018, is sufficient enough to take into the final leg at home t...

Freight Traffic to Hit 12 Million Tonnes

[Times of Zambia] The Zambian freight traffic market share is projected to grow to 12 million tonnes per year by 2018 from 10 million tonnes in 2014.

University Calls for Research Partnerships

[Times of Zambia] The University of Zambia (UNZA) has called for closer partnerships between research institutions and the private sector to turnaround the country's economy as it partners with Tullow Oil Zambia BV for oil and gas exploration.

Shepolopolo Target Cosafa Finals

[Times of Zambia] Shepolopolo coach Albert Kachinga has said his target will be to reach the finals of the COSAFA women's championship to be played in Zimbabwe next month September 13-24.

President Lungu to Attend Kagame’s Inauguration

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu will fraternize with another of Africa's big men when he attends the inauguration ceremony of the re-elected Paul Kagame of Rwanda on Friday.

Soya Processing Factory Starts Production

[Times of Zambia] Regitech Soya Processing Industries Limited which has invested over K1million in the construction of a soya processing factory in Kasama District of Northern Province, is in the next two weeks expected to commence full production of s...

Hichilema Returns to Court, To Know His Fate

[Al Jazeera] Zambia's opposition leader has pleaded not guilty to treason charges, four months after his arrest for failing to make way for President Edgar Lungu's motorcade.

Hichilema Pleads Not Guilty to Treason Charges

[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka High Court has set tomorrow as the day to commence trial in the much-awaited treason case involving opposition United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others.

Chishimba Gives Touching Account of His 7 Days in Police Cells

[Zambia Reports] Opposition UPP leader Saviour Chishimba says he was moved by the outpouring of support from friends and family following his seven day incarceration for allegedly defaming President Edgar Lungu.