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Posts published in “Day: February 14, 2012

Economist Says Zanaco Sale to Rabobank Was Not Transparent

[RNW Africa]
Lusaka -
A senior Zambian economist has observed that the alleged 5,7 million euros paid by the Dutch Rabobank for the purchase of the Zambia National Commercial Bank Plc (Zanaco) was very low.

Mighty Zambia Wins Nations Cup

[The Moment]

SENTIMENTAL favourites, the Chipolopolo of Zambia late Sunday became the 14th winner of the African Cup of Nations.

‘Determination, Focus, Were Chipololo’s Secrets’


Zambia on Sunday against all odds won the Nations Cup for the first time in their history beating the much fancied Ivoirians to clinch the crown and ex-international Garba Lawal says the victory was due t...

Zesco Shuts Down Kariba Generator

[Times of Zambia]

ZESCO will today shut down a generator at Kariba North Bank power station, which will lead to a deficit of 165 mega watts as the power utility carries out maintenance works for 14 days.

Sata Drums Up Support in Msanzala

[Times of Zambia]
Petauke -
PRESIDENT Michael Sata said the Government will ensure that all schools and health centres in Msanzala constituency in Petauke are connected to the national electricity grid in order to acce...

Agro Organisation Urges Conservation Farming

[Times of Zambia]

CONSERVATION agriculture is the best farming method which should be exploited for maximum yields and long-term soil and water management.

10 More Kabwe Houses Collapse After Heavy Rains

[Times of Zambia]

TEN more houses in Makululu and Nakoli townships have collapsed in Kabwe following continued heavy rain while a school has been abandoned because of floods.

State Urged to Dialogue With South

[Times of Zambia]

THE National Restoration Party (NAREP) and the Southern African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) have called on the Government to dialogue with the traditional and political l...

Nesawu Calls for Stronger Union Voice

[Times of Zambia]

THE National Energy Sector and Allied Workers Union (NESAWU) has called for a stronger voice in the labour movement to ensure workers are effectively represented.

CB Minister Urges Mines to End Casualisation

[Times of Zambia]

COPPERBELT Minister Davis Mwila has urged mining firms to employ workers on permanent basis to ensure development in the country.

Two MMD Cadres in Court for Murder

[Times of Zambia]

TWO MMD cadres alleged to have murdered a Lusaka bus driver during the campaigns for the September 20, 2011 elections yesterday appeared before magistrate

‘Zambia Will Inspire Us’

[The Herald]

PETER NDLOVU wants Zambia's sensational success story at the 2012 Nations Cup finals to be an inspiration to Zimbabwe.

PM Praises Zambia

[The Herald]

THE Zambia football team's heroic performance in winning the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations title has won the admiration of Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai who joined the neighbours yesterday in cel...

Double Taxation Pacts to Boost FDI , Revenue

[Times of Zambia]

THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has said the double taxation agreements (DTA's) will facilitate and enhance flow of more foreign direct investments in the country with tric...

$500 Million Dangote Cement Plant Works On Course

[Times of Zambia]

WORKS on the construction of the US$500 million Dangote Cement plant in Masaiti District expected to be the largest in Zambia, is progressing well and will be completed on schedule, company logistics...

Agro Sector to Be Recapitalised

[Times of Zambia]

THE Government is set to capitalise the agriculture sector in the fields of research, extension andinfrastructure development to enhance the sector's productivity and growth.

Resettling Displaced Sichfulo Residents Symbol of Political Will

[Times of Zambia]

"I NEVER thought, I would again step my foot in the Sichifulo Game Management Area (GMA) with my group after we were forcibly evicted," recounts Godfrey Muyunda, the chairperson of Internally Displac...

Nation Laud $2.3 Billion Indian Investment

[Times of Zambia]

ZAMBIA has thanked India for bringing investments worth more than US$2.3 billion to Zambia in the last five years resulting in creation of 13,000 jobs.

Sata Eulogises Squad Over Victory

[Times of Zambia]

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has said the Zambia national soccer team's momentous achievement has galvanised the country which has undergone great renewal of hope in the last few months.