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Posts published in “Day: January 24, 2012

Malunga Welcomes New AGM Date

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA Amateur Boxing Federation (ZABF) presidential aspirant Chris Malunga has welcomed the new date for the belated elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) set for February 4 in Kabwe.

Country Goes for Broke Against Libya

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-COACH Herve Renard says Zambia needs to beat Libya come rain or shine in Wednesday's second Group A match at the on-going 2012 Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals, with skipper Christopher Katongo asking fans to rally be...

MTN Hands Over K1 Billion to Livingstone BEEG Winner

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-MTN Zambia yesterday handed over a K1 billion cheque to Namuchana Simuna of Livingstone, the grand prize winner of the company's Summer Campaign promotion.

Innovative Services to Help Boost Microfins

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-GOVERNMENT has implored micro-finance institutions to invest in new innovation services if they are to effectively contribute to the growth of the Small-scale and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) sector.

Norwegian Envoy Counsels State Over Investors

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-NORWEGIAN Ambassador to Zambia Arve Ofstad has urged the Government to come up with a mechanism that will compel foreign investors to ensure that proceeds from the extractive industries are re-invested into the priority sectors ...

A Tribute to Piano Maestro Tony Maonde

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-IT does not matter how often death occurs. Every time it happens, it is always new and human beings never get used to it.

Invest More in Livestock, Heifer Urges Locals

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-HEIFER International has challenged the Zambian private sector to invest heavily in the livestock industry to invigorate growth and sustain the local livestock sector.

ZCTU Backs Plans to Review Mines Act

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has welcomed Government plans to review the Mines and Minerals Development Act but said it should stipulate how the local economy will directly benefit from the mining activities in the...

Two Youths Get Death Sentence

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Kitwe High Court has sentenced two youths to death for murdering two men in separate incidences.

You Cannot Take Anyone for Granted РBobo Bald̩

CAF (Giza)-Guinea veteran player Diabobo 'Bobo' Balde told after watching the opening day matches of Orange Africa Cup of Nations in particular Zambia's win over Senegal he and his team-mates are not going to take any team lightly.

Chipolopolo Fancied for Nations Cup Quarter-Finals (Washington, DC)-Zambia are heavily fancied to continue their winning start to the Africa Nations Cup finals and beat Libya in Bata on Wednesday, virtually assuring themselves a place in the quarter-finals.

Grotesque and Sickening Rumours

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE late Nigerian President and statesman, Namdi Azikiwe, got so irritated and exasperated about persistent rumours that he had died that he once commented thus: "Rumours about my impending demise have been highly exaggerated."

Minister Administers First Rotavirus Dose

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-MINISTER of Community Development, Mother and Child Health, Joseph Katema yesterday administered the first dose of rotavirus vaccine against diarrhoea in children under the age of five at Chawama Hospital in Lusaka.

Chambishi Farmers Up in Arms Over Mining Activities

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FARMERS in Chambishi Farm Bloc in Kalulushi District have complained about mining activities being conducted by the Non- Ferrous Company Africa (NFCA) Mining, saying their crops were being destroyed.

Kwacha Rebasing Wins Accolades From Business Houses

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) has welcomed the decision to rebase the Kwacha, a move that will see three zeros on the local currency being knocked off.

Banda Co-Accused Arrested for Murder

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-POLICE in Lusaka yesterday arrested one of MMD Lusaka Province chairperson William Banda's co-accused Somili Shinku for suspected murder which happened during the September 20, 2011 elections.

Victoria Falls ZRA Beats IMF Revenue Target

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) Victoria Falls Border Post has managed to beat International Monetary Fund (IMF) revenue targets by collecting average revenue of K6.5 billion per month, station manager Alex Zulu has said.

President Sata Assassination Rumours Under Probe

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-HOME Affairs Minister Kennedy Sakeni has disclosed that investigations into rumours that President Michael Sata had died after being shot down have started.

Govt Props Up Kwacha

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE GOVERNMENT has redenominated the Zambian Kwacha, a move aimed at correcting misalignment in the currency and enhancing the credibility of the local legal tender.

Rusangu University Closed

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-RUSANGU University in Monze, has with immediate effect been closed following threats from students to resort to riotious behaviour if their demands were not met.