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Posts published in “Day: January 16, 2012

State to Set Up Crop Marketing Board

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-AGRICULTURE Minister Emmanuel Chenda has said the Government is soliciting for support from various stakeholders to help with expertise in establishing a crop marketing board.

Govt to Continue Livestock Restocking Programme

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Government has reaffirmed its commitment to continue with the livestock restocking programme that was initiated by the previous government in Chibombo and other districts as a means of reducing poverty.

Illegal Mansa Manganese Mining Firms Warned

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Government has warned of stern action against illegal manganese mining firms in Mansa, Luapula Province that are failing to comply with the law.

More Mupambe Residents Drag Mulonga to Court

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-MORE residents of Mupambe Township in Mufulira have sued Mulonga Water and Sewerage Company (MWSC) for allegedly supplying contaminated water.

Chipungu Gave Money, Maize, Hammer Mills As Inducement, Court Told

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-LOSING Rufunsa Patriotic Front (PF) and United Party for National Development (UPND) candidates have both told the Lusaka High Court that Member of Parliament (MP) Kenneth Chipungu distributed money, maize and hammer mills as in...

Chieftainess Hails Chikankata District Upgrading

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-CHIEFTAINESS Mwenda of Southern Province has welcomed the upgrading of Chikankata to district level, saying her chiefdom is hopeful that the status will help bring development since the area will have its own administration.

Chief Chitanda’s Appeal for Roads to Be Rehabilitated

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-CHIEF Chitanda of the Lenje people in Chibombo has appealed to President Michael Sata to continue prioritising the rehabilitation of roads to ease the movement of people.

Maamba Collieries Launches Market Survey

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE management at Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL) has embarked on a marketing survey to determine the potential demand and market size of its coal on the local and export markets.

LTA Lands 113,000 Euros for Tourism Marketing

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Livingstone Tourism Association (LTA) which last week received 113,000 euros for marketing, is confident that the tourism sector would continue to register growth because of the attention it is receiving in terms of financia...

ZABS Re-Opens Consultations Over PVoC System

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has re-opened consultations over the reinstating of the Pre-import Verification of Conformity to standards (PVoC) system which was suspended last year following complaints.

Expedite Revision of Minimum Wage Law – Mutati

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FORMER Commerce minister Felix Mutati has urged the Government to expedite revision of the minimum wage law as a way of ensuring economic stability and investor confidence in the Zambian economy.

State Praised for Paying Rural Hardship Arrears

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia National Union of Teachers (ZNUT) has commended the Government for clearing rural hardship allowance arrears for its members in rural schools across the country.

Cage Defilers for Life, Says NGOCC

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Non-Governmental Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has joined calls for people who defile children to be slapped with life imprisonment.

Barotse Agreement Publication Welcome

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE issue of the Barotseland Agreement (BA) of 1964 has been raging for a long time now in Zambia and as President Michael Sata has repeatedly said, the way forward to resolve this issue is through dialogue.

Chief Chamuka Pledges to Support State

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-CHIEF Chamuka of the Lenje-speaking people of Chibombo District has pledged to work with President Michael Sata and the Patriotic Front (PF) Government in developing his chiefdom.

Project to Promote Climate-Smart Farming

FAO (Rome)-FAO and the European Commission announced today a new €5.3 million project aimed at helping Malawi, Vietnam and Zambia transition to a "climate-smart" approach to agriculture.

Mixed Fortunes for Angola and Zambia in Friendly Matches

CAF (Giza)-Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2012- bound teams Angola and Zambia were engaged in friendly matches over the weekend. Angola won and Zambia drew in final warm-up friendlies ahead of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations finals which kicks-off on Satu...

‘Friendlies No Measure of Team’s Preparedness’

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FORMER FAZ technical committee chairperson Henschel Chitembeya says fans should not read too much into results of preparatory matches as they are not a yardstick to gauge a team's capacity for major tournaments like the Africa C...

Barotse Agreement Published for Scrutiny

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-PRESIDENT Michael Sata has started publication of the entire Barotseland Agreement of 1964 in the print media to enable citizens understand and appreciate its contents.