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Posts published in “Day: January 9, 2012

Libyan Telecoms Firm Defends Its Investment

LAP GreenN (Tripoli)-LAP GreenN, the Libyan owned telecommunications network, is deeply concerned about unsubstantiated news reports that the Zambian Government is moving to seize the 75% stake in Zamtel held by LAP GreenN.

Help Us Clamp Down On Copper Thefts – Police

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE police command on the Copperbelt has urged members of the public to report people linked to illegal copper transactions in an effort to clamp down on organised mineral thefts.

Cops Nab Congo DRC Soldier

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-POLICE in Chililabombwe have arrested a soldier from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), who escaped from prison in Lubambashi.

Four Shops Gutted On Cha, Cha, Cha Road

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FIRE yesterday swept through four outlets on Cha Cha Cha Road in Lusaka destroying property worth millions of Kwacha.

Support PF’s Graft Fight, ZCTU Urges Labour Movement

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) General Secretary Roy Mwaba has urged the labour movement to support the fight against corruption by the Patriotic Front (PF) Government.

IG Calls for Discipline in Police Sports Clubs

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-INSPECTOR General of Police Martin Malama has called on sportsmen and women at various Zambia Police clubs to maintain high levels of discipline both on and off the field.

Jealousy Lusaka Husband Kills Wife

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-POLICE in Lusaka have arrested a 28-year-old man of Chipata Township for allegedly killing his 32- year-old wife.

Minister Gives Mine Ultimatum to Resume Operations

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Government has issued a two-week ultimatum to Albidon's Munali Nickel Mine management to resume normal operations or it will consider alternative options to rescue the embattled mine.

Own Up and Confess, Muteteka Urges MMD Leaders

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-MMD Chisamba Member of Parliament (MP) Moses Muteteka has urged former government leaders who were involved in corrupt practices to own up and confess to the nation.

PACRA Initiative to Decentralise Wins Kudos

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Government has welcomed the initiative by the Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) to partner with the local authorities in Eastern Province to decentralise and take its services closer to the business community.

Govt, China in Talks to Recapitalise Mulungushi Textiles

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Government has started talks with the Chinese authorities in a bid to revamp operations of the closed Zambia-China Mulungushi Textiles (ZCMT) in Kabwe, jointly owned by the two countries.

Eight Trucks Laden With Maize Impounded

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-EIGHT trucks laden with more than 3,000 bags of maize suspected to have been stolen from the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) have been impounded in Chingola.

Govt Approves K400 Billion for Rural Electrification

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-GOVERNMENT has this year approved a K400 billion budget for rural electrification under the Rural Electrification Authority (REA) projects throughout the country.

K2.7 Billion ‘Legal Fees’ Payment Blocked

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-INVESTIGATIVE wings have intercepted K2.7 billion which was supposed to be paid to Lusaka lawyer Sunday Nkonde's legal firm, SBN Legal Practitioners, from Tedworth Properties Incorporation.

Renard to Unveil AFCON Bullets

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-AFTER a two-week intensive training programme in South Africa, Zambia coach Herve Renard was yesterday faced with a headache of picking his final 23-man squad to do battle at this month's Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

IFAD Releases K127 Billion for Rural Agro Development

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has given Zambia US$24.8 million (K127 billion) to help accelerate growth in small-holder agriculture and poverty reduction in rural areas.

ANC Milestones Impress Sata

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-PRESIDENT Michael Sata says Zambia and South Africa are the only two countries in Africa that have had sitting presidents defeated in elections.