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Posts published in “Day: March 22, 2012

Look to Kafue to Tackle Lusaka Woes

[Times of Zambia]

IT is undeniable that in the past few years Lusaka City has been growing rapidly with the increasing population putting extreme pressure on its infrastructure, housing needs, the road infrastructure ...

First Lady’s Tour Rekindles Hope for Solwezi

[Times of Zambia]

WHEN First Lady Christine Kaseba touched down at Solwezi Airport on March 7 this year, the entire town was motivated because of her noble assignment in the area.

Workshop On Islamic Banking On Cards

[Times of Zambia]

THE Bankers Association of Zambia (BAZ) is still waiting for the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) to call for a meeting to explain the terms of reference before the Islamic Bank can be introduced in Zambia.

State to Evaluate Crude Oil Tenders

[Times of Zambia]

THE Government will this week evaluate tenders to pick the best bid for the supply of crude oil after the expiry of the contract with Glencore Energy of the United Kingdom (UK).

Fresh Pikt Plant to Create 1,000 Jobs

[Times of Zambia]

PLANS by Fresh Pikt and an American firm to set up a US$42 million joint venture processing plant for farm produce in Zambia, have reached an advanced stage and the project is expected to commence so...

Trade Kings Sweets Hit Arab, Australian Markets

[Times of Zambia]

TRADE Kings, a wholly Zambian-owned company has exported Amazon lolli pop sweets to the United Arab Emirates(UAE), Australia and regional markets, making it the largest producers of sweet on the cont...

Ambassador Concerned About Local Prisoners in Zambia

Lusaka -
The Angolan ambassador to Zambia, Balbina Malheiros Dias da Silva, discussed with Zambian Vice-minister of Foreign Affairs, Effron Lungu, the situation of the national prisoners in this neighbouring co...

‘Ignore Quitters’

[Times of Zambia]

MTN-Division One North side, Nkwiza football club has said members that wilfully, without duress, resign or abdicate elective leadership position in the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) executive...

Kansanshi Targets Small-Scale Farmers

[Times of Zambia]

THE Kansanshi Foundation will this year establish a conservation farming institute aimed at training small-scale farmers.

Fresh Pikt Deal to Rekindle Fruit Farmers’ Hopes

[Times of Zambia]

SINCE the demise of the Mwinilunga Pineapple Factory in North-Western Province almost two decades ago, several tonnes of citrus fruit are going to waste because there is no formidable fruit processin...

FAZ Works Out 2014 Bonuses

[Times of Zambia]

THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has already started working on a good package for the national soccer team ahead of the 2014 Brazil World Cup qualifiers against Sudan and Ghana in June.

‘ECZ Chief Should Chair Referendum’

[Times of Zambia]

THE Oasis Forum has demanded that the Government should appoint the head of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) and two commissioners to spearhead the Referendum Commission.

DEC Nabs 189 Juveniles for Drugs

[Times of Zambia]

THE Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) arrested 189 juveniles from January last year for drug abuse and trafficking countrywide.

The World’s Largest Conservation Area

[New Era]
Windhoek -
The Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) is situated in the Kavango-Zambezi river basins where the borders of Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe converge.

‘Nothing Fishy About State House Rehab’

[Times of Zambia]

VICE-President Guy Scott yesterday told Parliament that the Government followed correct tender procedures to award contracts to companies to undertake rehabilitation works at State House..

Bandits Seize Copper-Laden Truck

[Times of Zambia]

FOUR Gunmen have diverted a truckload of copper on Ndola-Kapiri Mposhi Road, which was destined for Tanzania.

Jilted Dad Torches Sons, Flees

[Times of Zambia]

A MAN in Chipata has allegedly burnt his two sons aged five and eight years after pouring petrol on them in his house which also caught fire.

Sata Woos Locals in Disapora

[Times of Zambia]
Gaborone -
PRESIDENT Michael Sata has urged Zambians living in Botswana to return home and help develop the country in various sectors.

Market the Country, Diplomats Urged

[Times of Zambia]

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has challenged newly- appointed diplomats to market Zambia and boost the country's image abroad.