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Posts published in “Day: January 9, 2018

Chitabo Takes JCC On

[Zambia Reports] High Court judge Mwila Chitabo took the bull by its horns by saying that the Judicial Complaints Commission should be disbanded for overstretching its powers to trying judges.

846,000 Farmers Access E-Vouchers

[Times of Zambia] BY midday yesterday about 846,000 out of the targeted one million farmers' accounts were debited to enable growers access farming inputs using e-voucher cards, representing 84 per cent capture rate under the new system, Agriculture Mi...

North DCs Asked to Set Up Cholera Preparedness Committees

[Times of Zambia] NORTHERN Province Permanent Secretary Elias Kamanga has directed all 11 district commissioners in the province to set up epidemic preparedness committees in the fight against cholera.

Kabwe Court Records 115 Convicted Drivers

[Times of Zambia] MORE than 115 drivers were convicted by the Kabwe Magistrate Court last year for causing death by dangerous driving mainly on the Great North Road.

Rugby – ‘7s Bench Intact’

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) says the proposed introduction of a foreign coach to the national sevens team is not meant to replace the Musonda Kaminsa-led bench but to simply re-inforce it.

ZNUT Prods Govt to Plan for Lost Learning Time

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia National Union of Teachers (ZNUT) has urged Government to plan ahead on how pupils will recover the lost time following the delayed opening of schools as a result of the cholera outbreak in the country.

Respect Law, Churches Urged

[Times of Zambia] NATIONAL Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister Godfridah Sumaili has called on church mother bodies to respect and comply with the Statutory Instrument (SI) issued by the Ministry of Health in light of the cholera outbreak.

NCC Shuts 150 Trading Areas

[Times of Zambia] THE Ndola City Council (NCC) has closed more than 150 trading areas in Masala trading area following inspections carried out between Friday and Sunday.

Investigations to Clamp Down On Digital Space Abuse Commences

[Times of Zambia] THE police have instituted investigations to clamp down on the perpetrators of digital space abuse that recently stormed social media, posting fake statements of President Edgar Lungu reshuffling Cabinet.

PF Distances Itself From Mukula Saga

[Times of Zambia] THE Patriotic Front (PF) in Lusaka has established that none of its members is involved in the illegal trade of Mukula logs, as alleged on social media.

Laura Miti – the Edgar Lungu Administration Has Blood On Its Hands

[Zambia Reports] We have #cholera because we have a non-functional government that routinely chooses corruption, populism, patronage & dysfunction over citizen good. The PF government, with eyes wide open and surely aware of what the consequences would...

Malanji Is New Foreign Affairs Minister

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has filled the void left by the dismissed National Planning minister Lucky Mulusa and Harry Kalaba who resigned as Foreign Affairs with Nkana Member of Parliament Alexander Chiteme and Kwacha lawmaker Joel Malanji...

Cricket – ZCU to Hold U-17 Trials in March

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Cricket Union (ZCU) says it will hold trials to come up with a national under-17 team that will represent Zambia in the regional age group tournament to be hosted in Ndola in March.

Soccer – Wada Remains Positive

[Times of Zambia] NATIONAL team coach Wedson Nyirenda has remained optimistic of winning the African Nations Championship (CHAN) despite his team not playing any competitive international games ahead of the tournament that kicks off on Saturday.

Nkwazi Dumps Imports

[Times of Zambia] FAZ premier side Nkwazi have offloaded three foreign players and signed up another one in a bid to streamline and improve the side in the 2018 football season.

Judiciary Commits to Corruption Fight

[Times of Zambia] THE judiciary is determined to rid itself of officers engaging in corruption in addition to having such culprits prosecuted to maintain public confidence, High Court Judge Susane Wanjelan has said.

Zema Suspends Recycling of Waste At Chunga Dumpsite

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) in collaboration with Lusaka City Council has temporarily suspended the recycling of waste materials at Chunga dumpsite in Lusaka as a way of halting the spread of cholera.