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Posts published in “Day: January 4, 2012

India Gives Govt U.S.$50 Million Health Loan

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Indian government has approved a US$50 million (about K260 billion) loan to Zambia to finance the construction of pre-fabricated health centres in all provinces.

Let’s Promote Dialogue , LGAZ Urges Councils

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Local Government Association of Zambia (LGAZ) has called on councils to promote dialogue through consultative means in solving problems affecting them.

Task Force Seizes Property Worth Billions in Northen Province

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE task-force constituted to probe allegations of corruption in Northern Province has seized properties including houses, a building complex and luxury vehicles worth billions of Kwacha from Government officials.

NGO Unveils Hand-Held Tractors

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-MY Home Town, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has introduced Belarus-made hand tractors for use by small-scale farmers on the Copperbelt .

Brace for Hard Times, Kunda Warns MMD

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-MMD Chairperson for Legal Affairs, George Kunda, has said former MMD government officials must brace for hard times as the Patriotic Front (PF) Government pursues former leaders on corruption allegations.

CEC Starts Bio-Diesel Blending

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) has this year projected to produce 600,000 litres of bio-diesel from crude jatropha oil to meet its own fuel requirements.

Sylva Group Takes Zamsoup to U.S

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Sylva Group of Companies has projected to export 32 tonnes of Zamsoup into the United States market this year under the Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA).

Ban On Mine Licences to Be Lifted

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Government is set to lift the ban on the issuance of mining licences by the end of this month after finalising arrangements on the introduction of a new and more efficient licensing system.

The Shield of Presidential Immunity

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE calls to lift the immunity of former Republican President Mr Rupiah Bwezani Banda in order to pave way for his possible prosecution bear striking resemblance to similar calls in 2002 when the then

Miners Paralyse Kansanshi Operations

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-MINING operations at First Quantum's Kansanshi Mine have been paralysed following a strike by miners which started yesterday morning.

Fight Graft With Vigour Sate Urges ZSIS

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-PRESIDENT Michael Sata has directed the Zambia Security Intelligence Service (ZSIS) to fight corruption with renewed vigour.

MMD Backpedals On Sacking Ministers

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE MMD has rescinded its decision to expel members of Parliament (MPs) who have been appointed as deputy ministers in the Patriotic Front (PF) Government, party national secretary Richard Kachingwe has announced.

Mangango MP Not a Local, Says Witness

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-LOSING MMD candidate for Mangango Constituency in Western Province Richard Simbula has testified that United Party for National Development (UPND) Member of Parliament (MP) Robert Taundi Chiseke is not Zambian.

SACCORD Backs Calls to Lift Rupiah Banda’s Immunity

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Southern African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) has backed calls to lift former Republican president Rupiah Banda's immunity to pave way for investigations into alleged corrupt activities during his...

Copper Output Grows, Says Mining Chamber

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Chamber of Mines of Zambia (CMZ) has said the current environment coupled with increased investments will push Zambia's copper production capacity to 1.6 million tonnes per annum by 2016.