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Posts published in “Day: January 26, 2012

Ultra Speedy Economic Upswing Fails to Materialise

RNW Africa (Hilversum)-The expectations of many Zambians for an improved standard of living have been high since the new government promised more money for the pockets of the people. As part of their election campaign the Patriotic Front party guarente...

Chiko Bwalya in Court for Defilement

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-A CHILANGA business executive has appeared before a Lusaka magistrate court on a charge of defilement.

U.S. Welcomes Zamtel Takeover

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE United States has welcomed the Zambian Government's takeover of Lap Green's 75 per cent stake in Zamtel and has called for caution in handling the matter to prevent erosion of investor confidence in the country's economy.

Ex-Zamtel Boss Leaves Country

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FORMER Zamtel chief executive officer, Hans Poulsen has "unceremoniously" left the country for Uganda without bidding farewell to the workers, sources have disclosed.

Courtyard Hotel Eyes 2013 UNWTO Assembly

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE forthcoming 20th Session of the 186-member United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly to be held in Livingstone and Victoria Falls town in Zimbabwe in 2013 has attracted a lot of interest from tour op...

Four Nabbed Over Fake Degrees, Title Deeds

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-POLICE in Lusaka yesterday arrested four people for forgery and making fake documents such as school certificates, university degrees and title deeds.

Security Officials Warn and Caution Musokotwane

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FORMER Finance and National Planning minister, Situmbeko Musokotwane was yesterday warned and cautioned by the joint Government investigative team for abuse of authority, contrary to the laws of Zambia.

Hands Off Mpezeni, President Sata Warns Madzimawe, Nzamane

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-PRESIDENT Michael Sata has directed the Zambia Police Service to provide "maximum" protection for Paramount Chief Mpezeni who is living in fear following threats of physical violence against him from Senior Chief Nzamane and Chi...

Opinion-the Elusive Nations Cup Victory – Whither Nation?

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-AFRICA's biggest soccer bonanza, the Africa Cup of Nations tournament, co-hosted by Equatorial-Guinea and Gabon, is currently underway and millions of people across the continent are glued to television screens for the much anti...

Emirates Sky Cargo Boosts Annual Volumes

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-EMIRATES Sky Cargo, the freight division of Emirates, one of the fastest growing international airlines, has said the carrier's annual cargo capacity to and from the African continent will exceed 300,000 tonnes after the launch ...

Raised Bank Capital to Stabilise Banking Sector

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-WHILE the raising of the minimum capital requirements for investors who want to establish commercial banks in the country will bring stability in the banking sector, it will on the other hand, make it difficult for Zambian inves...

Chinese Badminton Training Sharpens Mabo

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA's badminton ace Donald Mabo has said the Chinese Embassy and CNMC Luanshya Copper Mines (LCM)-sponsored three months training camp he undertook in China has enhanced his skills.

Diggers Target Four Players Ahead of 2012 Season

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-DIGGERS Rugby Football Club are targeting four players to boost their chances of recapturing the Zambia Rugby Football Union (ZRFU) national league title which the Kitwe giants last won three seasons ago.

African Development Bank to Upgrade Mpulungu Harbour

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE African Development Bank (AFDB) has pumped US$30 million into the upgrading of Muplungu Harbour infrastructure in Northern Province to improve the country's accessibility to the Great Lakes regional market.

ZACA Wants ZAMTEL Recapitalised Fully

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Consumer Association (ZACA) has urged Government to inject enough operating capital in the repossessed Zambia Telecommunications Company (ZAMTEL) if it is to run more efficiently.

Chipolopolo Slowed Down

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA have tonight been held to a draw by a resilient Libya in an eventful second Group A match, slowing down the Chipolopolo's surge towards the Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarter-finals.

Envoy Gives Local Traders Tips

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA's High Commissioner to South Africa Muyeba Chikonde has urged local entrepreneurs to play a meaningful role to help normalise the existing trade imbalance between Zambia and South Africa.

Sata Expected at African Union Summit

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-PRESIDENT Michael Sata is expected to arrive here today for the 18th African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of State and Government Summit at which all African leaders except from Madagascar will participate in the proceedings of ...