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Posts published in “Day: December 23, 2011

X-Mas, New Year Security Assured

POLICE have put in place security measures to ensure that Zambians celebrate the festive period in a peaceful atmosphere, Home affairs Minister Kennedy Sakeni has said.

Oil Firm to Invest K3.5 Billion in Kasama Filling Station

In an effort to expand operations in Zambia, a local firm Continental Oil Company has undertaken to invest K3.5 billion in the construction of a new filling station in Kasama to serve Northern Province.

Misozi, Mwila Boost Shipolopolo Camp

TWO Democratic Republic of Congo-based Zambian women players yesterday joined the training camp for next month's Africa Cup qualifier against Malawi at Nkoloma stadium.

Karamchad Won’t Recontest ZRFU Top Job

ZAMBIA Rugby Football Union (ZRFU) president, Raj Karamchand has announced that he will not re-contest his position during the elective annual general meeting (AGM) set for February next year.

Injuries Rock Chipolopolo

AS coach Herve Renard prepares to name his provisional 26-member squad today, injuries have continued to rock the team with Thomas Nyirenda completely ruled out of the team for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

Monitor Lending Rates, Urges ZNFU

THE Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has called on the central bank to closely monitor lending rates to prevent resources from being diverted to financing imports of consumable goods.

Agro Sector Vital Development Tool

IT is an open secret that agriculture remains the priority sector in achieving sustainable economic growth and reducing poverty in Zambia.

Convicted Former Govt Accountants Seek Bail

FOUR former Government accountants and a local government officer on the Copperbelt have applied for bail pending hearing of their appeal for both conviction and sentencing for theft and money laundering involving more than K2 billion.

5,000 Masala Traders in Ndola Face Eviction

MORE than 5,000 traders at Main Masala Market in Ndola have been ordered to vacate the premises following a consent order between the Ndola City Council and an investor.

State Ponders Zero-Rating VAT

THE Government has expressed concern over high production costs in the agricultural sector and is considering zero-rating Value Added Tax (VAT) on all farming inputs to make the industry more competitive.

FAZ Bans Biemba for Life

THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has slapped a life ban on FAZ Division Two (Western) Antonio Football Club vice-chairperson, Jack Biemba for his unwarranted attacks on the association.

ZDA Partners With Mines Ministry

THE Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) will engage the Ministry of Mines and Natural Resources to enhance exploration projects to benefit potential local and international investors.

Ichimpe Mine Project Shelved

THE Government has directed Zhonghui mining group of China, the developer of the US$690 million Ichimpe Mine in Kalulushi to stop the project until an Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) and mine plan are approved.

Sata Mourns Zambian Tourism Envoy Nakasula

President Michael Sata has expressed sorrow at the death of second secretary in charge of tourism at the Zambian High Commission in Kenya, Mwaka Nakasula, who died on Monday in Kasama General Hospital.

K106 Billion BoZ Bank Note Printing Deal Under Probe

Security wings have started investigating how the Caleb Fundanga-led Bank of Zambia (BoZ) offered the Euro16.8 million (K106 billion) contract to Giesecke and Devrient (G and D) of Germany to print the Zambian bank notes without following laid down ten...

‘Aiba Rules Will Apply At AGM’

Zambia Amateur Boxing Federation (ZABF) has insisted that it will be guided by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) rules during its delayed elective annual general meeting (AGM) next year.