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Posts published in “Day: January 25, 2012

Zam’s Wants Govt, Mines to Empower Local Companies

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) has urged the Government and mine companies to put in place practical measures on how to empower local companies that want to go into the manufacturing of goods and other consumables...

Cancer Vaccine – Hope for Zambian Women

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Many women's lives have been lost due to cervical cancer; it has been one of the most problematic diseases afflicting mankind that the world has ever known.

Barclays Clients in for Upgraded Internet Banking

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-BARCLAYS Bank Zambia Plc has invested more than K12 billion in internet banking services for its clients free of charge in the next five years.

When Blindness Is Not Scapegoat

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Legendary and accomplished American singer Stevie Wonder once said "You don't need to have eyes to have vision".

New Airtel Eco-Friendly Tower to Enhance Services

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-AIRTEL Zambia which last year spent K500 billion in the expansion of its network, has built another environmentally friendly tower in Chitemalesa in Chongwe to enhance service provision.

Zeroing the Kwacha – Instant Implications the Economy

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-As Finance Minister, Alexander Chikandwa announced that the Patriotic Front Government was to knock-off three zeros from the Zambian Kwacha, its implications on the economy will be felt instantly.

Zamtel Sale Reversal a Moral Issue

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Morality is a pillar and pride of every society. The happenings in Zambia at the moment over the Government decision to repossess the biggest communication firm Zamtel should not be looked at on the face value of a buyer and a s...

Kwacha Rebasing Welcome

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Former Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) president Noel Nkhoma has said rebasing the Kwacha will make business transactions more effective and will help to address costs associated with an accumulated loss in the face value ...

Mfezs Poised for Mass Investments

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-Value addition to the vast raw material wealth that Zambia is endowed with has since independence been one of the biggest challenges to overcome.

Braving Birth – Women Forced to Deliver At Home

RNW Africa (Hilversum)-Giving birth in a safe environment assisted by a skilled health worker is still a luxury many Zambian women have to do without. And delivery at home can have deadly consequences.

Luo Commissions K32 Billion Housing Project

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Ministry of Local Government, Housing, Early Childhood and Environmental Protection yesterday commissioned the Ibex Hill Gardens housing units worth K32 billion in Lusaka.

Kabwe ‘Wife Killer’ Soldier in the Dock for Mention

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-A KABWE-based soldier who is alleged to have brutally murdered his 17-year-old wife Melody Kasonde, yesterday appeared in the Kabwe Magistrate's Court for mention for the second time.

State Takes Back Zamtel

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Government has taken over the 75 per cent shares held by Lap Green Networks in Zamtel after accepting, without reservation, the report on the findings of the committee constituted to investigate the sale of the telecommunica...

Zamtel Saga – Corrupt Deal Back-Fires

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-GOVERNMENT's decision to compulsorily acquire the 75 per cent shareholding of LAP Green Network in Zamtel comes against a backdrop of sordid revelations regarding the corrupt manner in which the sale was conducted.

Parliament Resumes Sitting

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-PARLIAMENT, which adjourned sine die on December 23, last year after passing the K27.6 trillion 2012 Budget, resumes sitting on Tuesday, February 21.

‘Liato’s Accounts Didn’t Show K2 Billion Transaction’

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-AN arresting officer has told the court that the search he conducted into former Labour Minister Austin Liato's bank accounts did not show any transaction relating to the K2.1 billion which was dug out from the former minister's...

Musunka to Contest ZRFU Presidency

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FORMER Zambia Rugby Football Union (ZRFU) general secretary Martin Musunka has declared his candidature to contest the presidency at next month's elective annual general meeting to be held at the Red Arrows Club in Lusaka.

Fans Condemn South Africa Sangoma

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FOOTBALL fans have rubbished proclamations by a South African tradition healer and fortune teller (sangoma) who has predicted that Zambia will win the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.