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Posts published in “Day: January 23, 2012

ZAFFICO Targets More Provinces

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Forest and Forestry Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO) is to create more timber plantations outside the Copperbelt as part of its expansion programme, managing director Frighton Sichine has said.

Local Suppliers Demand Fair Share of Market

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Mine Suppliers and Contractors Association of Zambia (MSCAZ) has said Zambia's manufacturing base is weak and this has led to foreign suppliers to take advantage of the local market.

Airtel Projects 23 Per Cent Growth

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-AIRTEL Zambia has projected a growth rate of 23 per cent in 2012 in which the service provider plans to add at least one million more subscribers.

Sugar Outgrowers Land K210 Billion

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA Sugar Plc last year paid out K210 billion to small-scale outgrowers in Mazabuka District who account for almost 40 per cent of the raw materials the company uses to produce the commodity.

Mines and Mineral Development Act to Be Reviewed

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA will soon review the Mines and Mineral Development Act to bring it in line with other legislations in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region's best practices.

Kangonga Centre Faces Financial Blues As Donors Pull Out

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-DONORS have pulled out of the Kangonga Centre project in Ndola and the Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities {ZAPD, is appealing to the Government through the Ministry of Community Development for financial and technical s...

Chipolopolo Seal 2-1 Victory Over Senegal

Citizen (Dar es Salaam)-Zambia weren't surprised when they upset Senegal 2-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday. Emmanuel Mayuka put Zambia ahead with a header following a free kick in the 12th minute and Rainford Kalaba extended the lead with a ...

Local Contractors Deserve Support

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Concerns raised by the Mine Suppliers and Contractors Association of Zambia (MSCAZ) over the country's weak manufacturing base need to be taken seriously, especially that local suppliers have faced stiff competition from their f...

Govt Determined to Contain Mufulira Typhoid

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Ministry of Health spokesperson Kamoto Mbewe has said the Government has made progress in containing the typhoid outbreak in Mufulira.

Ndola Boxer Dropped, Fumes

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Ndola boxer, Samuel Lungu is fuming after being dropped from the Women International Boxing Association (WIBA) and Women International Boxing Organisation (WIBO) title unification bill between champion, Esther Phiri and challeng...

FRA Cracks Whip on 4 Transporters

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-The Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has terminated contracts for four transporters for sub-contracting vehicles which diverted the recently reported stolen 3,000 bags of maize valued at K238 million on the Copperbelt.

Power Head for South Africa Camp

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Zambia's Orange 2012 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League representatives Power Dynamos coach Fordson Kabole has urged his players to take the team's training camp in South Africa seriously.

Konkola to Relocate Chililabombwe Illegal Settlers

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Konkola North Copper Mine (KONNOCO) project in Chililabombwe is to spend US$7million to relocate more than 200 households who have been living in houses they illegally built in the mine area.

State Rubbishes Sata Assassination Rumours

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Police have since described the rumours as criminal and vowed to track down the culprits and bring them to book.

Wusakile MP Keen to Upgrade Water Infrastructure

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Wusakili Member of Parliament Richard Musukwa has said the Government is working on modalities to build capacity for Nkana Water and Sewerage Company (NWSC) through the Kitwe City Council.

New Diarrhoea Vaccine Unveiled for Babies

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Lack of access to improved water sources and decent sanitation facilitates a situation that perpetuates the spread of diarrhoea among children under the age of five, says Minister of Community Development, Mother and Child Healt...

‘How We Tamed Teranga Lions’

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-After stunning pre-tournament favourites Senegal 2-1 in the 2012 Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) opener here last night, Zambia coach Herve Renard said self-belief and determination won his side the Group A tie against high...

Sata Assures Investors, Workers on Zamtel

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-President Michael Sata has urged investors and workers at Zamtel not to panic over measures being taken regarding the telecommunications company as this is a passing phase meant to correct the wrongs that took place.