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Posts published in “Day: December 13, 2011

Address Bias Towards Maize Cultivation

THE Government should take various recommendations in the Zambia Human Development Report 2011 seriously and act upon them to foster sustainable development.

ZCF to Raise K600 Billion for Recapitalisation

THE Zambia Cooperative Federation (ZCF) is projected to raise K600 billion from members by 2013 to recapitalise the cooperative groupings in the country.

Council, Chiefs Discuss Land for Development

MANSA Municipal Council has started talks with some chiefs aimed at converting land from traditional leasehold to State land to be used for modern infrastructure development projects.

Airtel Digs Into Rural for Growth

AIRTEL Zambia says rural connectivity has remained on top of the development agenda as it continues to upgrade the network.

‘Boost Country-Kenya Trade’

ZAMBIA and Kenya should boost trade volumes in the service sectors to improve economies of the two countries.

Zanaco Encourages Staff to Get Tested

THE ZAMBIA National Commercial Bank (ZANACO) recently launched its HIV prevalence survey where all members of staff have been encouraged to get tested.

Woman Nabbed Over Fake Juices

A COMBINED team of law-enforcement agencies yesterday arrested a Lusaka businessperson who has been manufacturing counterfeit juices called 'Orchard' trading under the name of Citbrite Enterprises.

Lewanika Put to Rest

The Late Zambian Ambassador to Japan Dr Wamundila Mbikusita- Lewanika who died on Monday last week was yesterday put to rest at Mubanga village in Limulunga.

Good Facilities Can Help Spur Sports – Minister

SPORTS Minister Fackson Shamenda has said having facilities like the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in all provinces could help develop sports performance at all levels.

‘ Take Keen Interest in Herbal Drugs’

Ms Christine Bwembya (not real name) of Ndola says early this year, she was tested HIV positive after a long spell of illnesses.

CCPC Bids for 2013 Consumer

THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has placed a bid to host the 2013 International Competition Network (ICN) conference on cartel and uncompetitive tendencies.

Swazi CAF Envoys in the Dark Over Arrows

SWAZILAND'S Royal Leopards coach Texan Phiri says he has no clue about the strength of Red Arrows whom his charges face in the preliminary round of the 2012 Orange African Confederation Cup in February.

Help Improve Women’s Status

THE Government has appealed to parliamentarians to formulate polices and establish mechanisms that will help improve the status of women and children in society.

Govt, China Ink Two Big Deals

ZAMBIA and China have signed an economic and technical cooperation grant agreement amounting to K43.3 billion and also an interest-free loan agreement of K32 billion in which the funds will be used in the fight against poverty and projects to be agreed...

Munenge in Joint Leadership At Chess Championship

ZAMBIA's Douglas Munenge yesterday took joint leadership of the on-going Africa Youth chess championships after two rounds of play at Lusaka's Baobab College.

Chipolopolo Regroup Without Patrice

ZAMBIA have regrouped in Lusaka without physical trainer Patrice Beamulle who left for France at the weekend to attend a physical training course at the French Football Federation.

President Sata Salutes Under-20 Cosafa Triumph

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has congratulated the Zambia Under-20 soccer squad for retaining the Metropolitan COSAFA Youth Championship and challenged the team to aspire for more glory.

By-laws Should Not be Breached With Impunity.

THE onset of the rainy season invariably portends disaster in our country because local authorities seem ill-prepared to cope with the numerous challenges posed by the vagaries of nature such as floods and disease outbreaks.