Uhuru Activities Launched
[Times of Zambia] CHIEF Government Spokesperson Chishimba Kambwili has re-affirmed Government's determination to build an inclusive and prosperous nation as the country clocks 51 years of independence this month.
Diaspora Zambia Indaba Set for Next Week
[Times of Zambia] AN indaba to address various concerns raised by Zambians in the Diaspora is scheduled to take place in Lusaka next week, Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has said.
The Post Shooting Probe On
[Times of Zambia] FORENSIC investigations have been launched to ascertain the circumstances behind a shooting at The Post newspaper newsroom during the week, Home Affairs Minister Davies Mwila has said.
KCM Places 148 More On Recess
[Times of Zambia] KONKOLA Copper Mines (KCM) has placed on recess an additional 148 employees in response to the economic hardships triggered by low copper prices on the international market.
Maiko Zulu Checks On Prospective Voters, Munches On Vitumbuwa
[Zambia Reports] While some politicians are busy crying foul on the voter registration exercise, Kabwata aspiring lawmaker Maiko Zulu headed to Kamulanga in Jack township to monitor the voter registration exercise.
Kavindele Apologises for Kaizer Zulu Shooting At Him
[Zambia Reports] Following yesterday's news that the Kavindele brothers were withdrawing their criminal complaint against the suspended presidential aide Kaizer Zulu, today Enock Kavindele Jr. signed a press statement today apologising for the events which led to Kaizer Zulu firing live rounds at him, resulting in his arrest and fall from grace in the ruling party.
[Times of Zambia] MORE than 72 families have finally been evicted by the new owners of the former African National Congress (ANC) flats in Lusaka's Villa Elizabetha area.
Pres. Lungu Returns Home
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has arrived back in the country to face up to the challenging times being experienced.
Alternative Energy Welcome
[Times of Zambia] The commitment brings a sigh of relief as it is a clear indication that the Government is working on modalities to explore other sources of energy.
PF Govt Withdraws Fuel From Barotseland, Police Surround Mongu
[Zambian Watchdog] The PF government has ordered filling stations in Western province not to sell fuel so that people do not travel to a controversial rally scheduled for today, Friday October 2, 2015, in Mongu. Filling stations stopped selling fuel yesterday afternoon but are lying to motorists that they have run out of the commodity.
Lungu Remains in USA As Other Leaders Return
[Zambian Watchdog] Almost all the world leaders that had travelled for the UN General Assembly to New York have returned to their countries leaving President Edgar Lungu with his large entourage that includes musicians alone in the US.
Soldiers Not Yet Paid for Last Month
[Zambian Watchdog] Almost all the military wings in the country have not yet received their September salaries yet while those with Zanaco had their accounts only reflect the monies last evening.
Now PF Disowns Tutwa Ngulube
[Zambian Watchdog] The ruling Patriotic Front in Kabwe District has disowned disgraced conman lawyer Tutwa Ngulube and says that some disciplinary charges will be preferred against him for gross misconduct. Recently Ngulube has been ferrying people from Chisamba and Luano districts, registering them as voters in Kabwe as he positions himself to contest the parliamentary seat in 2016.
Students Duped in China
[Times of Zambia] Two Zambians are among several international students that have been swindled out of thousands of dollars at a named university in China in a suspected bursaries scam.
State Upbeat On Alternative Energy Sources
[Times of Zambia] New York -President¬†Edgar Lungu has assured foreign investors and Zambians that the Government will continue working hard to find alternative sources of energy to ensure that the country's industrial performance does not stop amidst the power deficit.
Kwacha Gains One Percent
[Times of Zambia] The Kwacha yesterday gained about one per cent against the United States dollar to about K11.50.
Chipolopolo FIFA Ranking Up
[Times of Zambia] Zambia¬†has risen three places on the latest FIFA Coca-Cola rankings released yesterday for October to be now ranked 71 in the world.
Works On Kafue Gorge Lower Power Station to Begin Soon
[Times of Zambia] THE construction of the US$2 billion Kafue Gorge Lower Hydropower Station is expected to commence before the end of the year. Project director Kelvin Kamwale confirmed the development in an interview in Chirundu on Wednesday afternoon.
Inflated Commodity Prices
[Times of Zambia] THE effect of the Kwacha depreciation on the prices of local products has been blown out of proportion by some traders.
One Million Hectares for Farm Blocs
[Times of Zambia] THE Government has allocated one million hectares of land in selected parts of the country for farm blocs, Agriculture and Livestock Minister Given Lubinda has said.