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Posts published in January 2012

Davies Phiri Joins Chipolopolo Bench

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FORMER Zambia first choice goalkeeper, Davies Phiri has been drafted into the Chipolopolo technical team to help prepare the squad for the Orange African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

Mwenye Resigns From LAZ

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-SOLICITOR General Musa Mwenye has resigned his position as Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) president following his appointment to Government.

Minister to Summon FRA Bosses

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-AGRICULTURE and Livestock Minister, Emmanuel Chenda, will summon the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) management to seek the way forward on the incomplete K72 billion-contract for storage facilities.

Sata Assures MMD MPs of Full Support

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-PRESIDENT Michael Sata has assured opposition MMD Members of Parliament he appointed as deputy ministers of full Government support.

2,500 Health Workers to Be Employed

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Government is aware of increased shortages of doctors and nurses, especially in rural areas and has this year made a provision to recruit 2,500 health workers.

Liquideep Excites Oyd

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-SOUTH AFRICA house music duo Liquideep were simply a marvel to watch at Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka on Christmas Eve despite the low turnout.

Challenges Facing Financial Agricultural Market

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA'S market for agricultural finance is primarily dysfunctional. From the farmers' perspective, credit is scarce and expensive and heavily skewed towards the larger corporate sector.

Shenky – Behind Donchi Kubeba

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-DANDY Krazy has been lucky when it comes to people producing his music.

Chimanga Munalula Gave Up Journalism for the Stage

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-SHE abandoned her journalism career after falling in love with the Zambian theatre stage; this is a rare passion one would choose for a lifetime profession especially in Zambia where theatre industry is still in its infancy.

Copper Thefts Rock Chambeshi Metals

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ORGANISED copper thefts have continued to dog Chambishi Copper Smelter (CCS) where the smelting company has lost more than 219 tonnes of high grade copper this year.

Only Qualified Workers to Get Muchinga Jobs

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Government will only recruit qualified and hard working civil servants to work at the provincial administration and other Government departments in the new Muchinga Province.

Solwezi Airport Upgrade Wins Kudos

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-FIRST Quantum Minerals Limited is happy with the progress on the K117 billion upgrade of the Solwezi Airport, which will now have a 2, 700-metre runway.

Musicians Pledge to Play Positive Role in Society

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE one day workshop organised by Zambian Breweries for influential musicians and other stakeholders in the entertainment fraternity, has left a mark in the hearts of many as it reminded many how building or damaging their music...

Govt to the Rescue of Displaced Families

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-THE Government will help displaced families in Chief Kapatamoyo's Wachepa Village in Chipata with food for the next six months.

Hope for Cardiac Patients in Zambia

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-CARDIAC Trust of Zambia (CTZ) ambassador Nathan Nyirenda has said many Zambians are dying of heart related illnesses because they lack money to undergo operations.

Sata Won’t Relent in Graft Fight

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-PRESIDENT Michael Sata has said that his Government will not relent in the fight against corruption despite Zambia's standing on the corruption perception index improving since the PF assumed power.

Economy Grows By 6.5 Percent

Times of Zambia (Ndola)-ZAMBIA posted an economic growth rate of 6.5 per cent in 2011 marginally surpassing the revised projected growth of 6.4 per cent, the Central Statistical Office (CSO) has announced.