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Posts published in March 2019

Lungu Lures Egyptian Investors

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has called for increased Egyptian investment in Zambia.

‘Teen Mothers Dominate Gwembe Health Centres’

[Times of Zambia] About 37 out of every group of 100 pregnant women accessing health facilities in Gwembe of Southern Province are teenagers aged between 15 and 19 years, health authorities in the region have revealed.

Ruling Party Dissolves Mungwi, Malole Committees

[Times of Zambia] Patriotic Front (PF) Secretary General Davies Mwila has announced the dissolution of the party's Mungwi District and Malole Constituency committees in Northern Province for failure to file in nominations on March 14, 2019 in the Mfins...

Deputy Chief Justice Mwanamwambwa Retires

[Times of Zambia] The judiciary yesterday held the first ever valedictory court session to mark the retirement of deputy Chief Justice, Marvin Mwanamwambwa who has been in service for 38 years.

Court Upholds Granny Killers’ Death Sentence

[Times of Zambia] The Court of Appeal has upheld a death sentence for three men of Solwezi who killed their grandfather in a traditional practice called 'kikondo' more than four years ago on allegations that he was a wizard.

Handball Teams Off to Zambia

[The Herald] DESPITE some hiccups in their efforts to field the national teams at the African Games qualifiers starting tomorrow in Lusaka, Zambia, the Zimbabwe Handball Federation have revealed they are back on track and will be competing at the event.

35 People Arrested After Itezhi-Tezhi Riots

[Times of Zambia] THIRTY-FIVE people have been arrested in Itezhi-Tezhi District in Central Province in connection with the riot that took place on Monday after residents suspected a shop owner of being involved in witchcraft.

Hot Tempered Mom Throws Baby in Fire

[Times of Zambia] A young mother of Mwansabombwe is being held for throwing her two-year-old baby into a fire after finding the toddler eating relish she had not served her.

Women Farming Contribution Vital to Growth of Rural Economies

[Times of Zambia] WOMEN are of vital importance to rural economies. Rearing poultry and small livestock and growing food crops, they are responsible for some 60% to 80% of food production in developing countries

Communities Work to Preserve Remaining Forests

[Times of Zambia] Victor Chenda Mpanga, 39, knows his livelihood depends on the forest, but like many others eking out a living in Zambia's vast woodland, he had little choice but to help destroy it.

Annan – Zesco Cannot Stand Our Way

[CAF] Felix Annan is unarguably one of the safest pair of hands in Ghana at the moment. His exploits has been crucial for Asante Kotoko's journey in the Total CAF Confederation Cup, and has earned him a call-up to the national team.

Namibia Must Fall, Says Chipolopolo Coach Chiyangi

[Times of Zambia] Chipolopolo stand-in coach Aggrey Chiyangi says there would be no free gifts from Zambia when his side takes on Namibia in a formality Group K match of the 2019 Africa Cup qualifier against Namibia.

U-23 Skipper Warns Malawi

[Times of Zambia] Under-23 captain Solomon Sakala says Zambia is headed to the Egypt Africa Under-23 tournament and will crush any hurdle on the way.

‘Bubble’ Malitoli Is City Coach

[Times of Zambia] FAZ Division One side City of Lusaka have unveiled former national team striker Kenneth 'Bubble' Malitoli as head coach to replace Boyd Mulwanda.

Don’t Be Used, Lungu Tells Youths

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has called for violence-free campaigns in the forthcoming by-elections and urged youths to desist from being used as tools of political violence.

Outspoken Zambian TV Channel Suspended for 30 Days

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the Zambian broadcast media regulator's decision to suspend the licence of Zambia's leading commercial TV channel for a month and urges the authorities not to censor media outlets critical of the governmen...

90 Foreigners’ Work Permits Revoked

[Times of Zambia] THE Immigration Department last year revoked 90 work permits for foreigners who did not comply with the regulations of operating as an expatriate in Zambia.

Alliance to Rally Behind Single Candidate

[Times of Zambia] THE Opposition alliance of political parties has decided to field a single candidate to contest t each of he forthcoming Parliamentary and local government by elections slated for April 11, 2019.