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Posts published in January 2012

Referendum Committee to Be Named Soon

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-GOVERNMENT has announced that it will soon appoint a referendum committee that will work on the Draft Republican Constitution.

Investor Confidence Key Economic Driver

[Times of Zambia]

SOME of the key determinants of a good investment climate in any given country are political stability, peace and tranquility as well as the predictability of key economic policies even in the event ...

Sata, Ban Hold Closed-Door Meeting

[Times of Zambia]

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has met United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the margins of the 18th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government Assembly.

Esther Unfazed By Postponements

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIAN champion boxer Ester Phiri has played down the impact of the continued postponement of her defence of the Women International Boxing Organisation and the Women International Boxing Association against Monalisa Sibanda.

Bantubonse Life Policy Gets K640 Million Boost

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-PROFESSIONAL Life Assurance has invested K640 million to roll out the 'Bantu Bonse Life Policy' plan for low-income earners.

Climate Change Body Gets U.S.$85 Million World Bank Funding

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Zambia Climate Change Network (ZCCN) has received about US$85 million from the World Bank to facilitate the implementation of a climate resilience pilot programme in Zambia.

Teenage Pregnancy – a Call for Counselling

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE high incidences of school girls in Zambia falling pregnant at an early age is beginning to take its toll on society, thereby exerting pressure on various stakeholders who have to call for an urgent solution to the problem.

Egyptian Investor Begins Baobab Land Development

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-EGYPTIAN investor, Bantu Capital Corporation Limited has started developing the Baobab land and has so far invested K10 billion in the construction of a sales centre.

Nakonde Border Project Stalls

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-CONSTRUCTION works on the K30 billion one-stop border post in Nakonde, Muchinga Province has stalled due to lack of funds, it has been learnt.

Euro-Africa to Invest U.S.$2.4 Million

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-EURO-Africa Kalengwa Mines Limited is to invest at least US$2.4 million in mineral exploration works to develop a large-scale copper mine in North-Western Province.

Country’s NTEs Drop

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA's Non-Traditional Exports (NTEs) dropped drastically from K3.9 billion to less than K3.2 billion between November and December 2011.

MTN Invests K1.2 Billion On Service Centre

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-MTN Zambia has invested US$250,000 (K1.2 billion) in the transformation of its service centre into a global brand.

Stanchart Backs Kwacha Rebasing

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE raising of the minimum capital requirement for commercial banks will make the financial sector more resilient to external shocks and stimulate further growth in the economy, Standard Chartered Bank has said.

Zambia, Equatorial – Guinea Through to Last Eight

GFA (Accra)-Zambia beat already-qualified Equatorial Guinea 1-0 in the African Cup of Nations on Sunday to secure first place in Group A and join the co-host in the quarterfinals.