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Posts published in “Day: March 29, 2018

Dealing With Kankoyo’s Economic Challenges

[Times of Zambia] After mining ownership changed hands in the mid 90s, mining towns have not been the same since because most of them, if not all, have failed to cope with the economic challenges which emerged post privatisation.

Ugandan ‘Witchdoctors’ Jailed

[Times of Zambia] Two Ugandan men masquerading as witch-doctors have been jailed for three years with hard labour each for theft by a Lusaka magistrate's court.

Footballer Lungu’s Case Fails to Take Off

[Times of Zambia] Chisamba Lungu's case yesterday failed to take off because of miscommunication on dates when the player was due to appear before the Kitwe magistrate's court.

Malawian Drug Trafficker Arrested

[Times of Zambia] A Malawian woman who concealed more than 10 kilogrames of ephedrine in 50 baby carriers has been arrested by Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) in Livingstone.

Fourth Mobile Service Provider Offers Positive Competition

[Times of Zambia] With the hustle and bustle of congestion in mobile service networks, or absolutely no service at all at times, thereby jamming business meetings, forcing decision makers and business executives to miss key appointments, and causing ot...

Population Projected to Hit 24 Million in 2030

[Times of Zambia] The 2018-2030 National Population Policy (NPP) has projected Zambia's population to hit 24 million, with a life expectancy increasing to 65 years in the next 12 years.

Late Chiluba’s Certificate of Title Cancelled

[Times of Zambia] The Ministry of Lands acting Chief Registrar of Lands and Deeds has cancelled the certificate of title issued to late President Frederick Chiluba because it excluded the late President's biological children.

Two Lundazi Scouts Arrested for Shooting Minor

[Times of Zambia] Two Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) community scouts in Lundazi have been arrested for shooting a female juvenile while pursuing a suspect who escaped from their custody.

Drama as Kambwili Dragged from Hospital to Courtroom

[Times of Zambia] Chishimba Kambwili facing multiple charges of corruption of more than K5 million suspected to be proceeds of crime is in the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka after he collapsed at court yesterday when his bail was being pr...

Scheme to Bribe MPs Exposed

[Times of Zambia] A foreign sponsored scheme has been exposed in which a desperate opposition Party is allegedly mobilising funds to give independent members of Parliament (MPs) to support the impeachment motion aimed at removing President Edgar Lungu ...

Govt to Make Law Regulating Alcohol Consumption

[Premium Times] The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it will soon introduce a bill in parliament aimed at controlling alcohol consumption in the country.

Impeachment Motion Halted

[Times of Zambia] The United Party for National Development (UPND) members of Parliament were yesterday left feeling frustrated when their proposed motion to impeach President Edgar Lungu was put back indefinitely after being told Parliament needed tim...

Anything Wrong With Impeachment Motion?

[Zambia Reports] It is sad and shameful how ignorant some people are. This impeachment is not targeting the PF neither is it in the interest of the UPND, but in the interest of protecting the constitution from those that abrogate it.

Media Guru M’membe Joins Politics

[Zambia Reports] Seasoned media guru Dr. Fred M'membe will on Saturday unveiled as a member of the Socialist Party Zambia.

Former VP Sentenced to 3 Months Imprisonment

[Zambia Reports] Former Vice-President Nevers Mumba has been sentenced to three months imprisonment with hard labour for providing false information to a public officer.