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Posts published in “Day: April 17, 2012

Kitwe Needs One Trillion for Water

[Times of Zambia]

KITWE city needs more than US$200 million (about K1 trillion) to overhaul the water reticulation and sewer systems to bring them to acceptable standards.

Give Value of Stolen Maize

[Times of Zambia]

I WRITE to urge the Food Reserve Agency executive Director David Matongo to tell the nation the actual value of the maize that has been stolen rather than him saying that he has terminated the contra...

Court Rejects Ex-Mines Minister’s Application

[Times of Zambia]

LUSAKA chief resident magistrate Joshua Banda has dismissed an application in which former Mines minister Maxwell Mwale was demanding K350 million as an award for costs from the State.

Power Ex-Coach May Dies At 68

[Times of Zambia]

May took over as Power coach in 2006 from Ben Bamfuchile but he did not last long at Arthur Davies Stadium as he was replaced by Dan Kabwe.

Siulapwa’s Barotse Comments Dangerous

[Times of Zambia]

THE assertions by the president of the New Generation Party (NGP) Humphrey Siulapwa over calls by some people of Western Province regarding secession, are not only too strong, but also have potential...

ZITF Upgrade On Course

[Times of Zambia]

PLANS to transform the Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) into an international multipurpose centre are progressing well with management holding discussions with possible financiers.

K20 Billion Traffic Enforcement Initiative Needs Support

[Times of Zambia]

IT was nightfall. Bornwell Sikakwa, a police officer from Kitwe, must have sighed with relief, as the Marcopolo bus he was travelling on with sixty-plus other passengers, reached Kafulafuta-Mbalasa a...

Sata, HH Are Friends, Say UPND Youths

[Times of Zambia]

THE United Party for National Development (UPND) youth wing says the embracing by President Michael Sata and their leader, Hakainde Hichilema, has exhibited friendship and goes to show that the two a...

‘Make Tourism Affordable to Locals’

[Times of Zambia]

SOUTHERN Province Minister Obvious Mwaliteta has urged tourism operators in the country to come up with affordable packages for Zambians to stimulate domestic tourism.

Thumbs Up to Govt Strategic Plan!

[Times of Zambia]

LIKE any other developing country, it cannot be denied that Zambia is desperately in need of foreign investment to be propelled on the path to development.

Kabwe Warriors On Track

[Times of Zambia]

KABWE Warriors kept their promotional chase on track after narrowly beating Freedom Rangers at the weekend to open up a two-point at the helm of the MTN/FAZ Division One league after week three matches.

Big Step Forward for Mining in Zambia


Governments across southern Africa should take heed of what is happening in Zambia's mining industry because the new government has recently taken two decisions which could have far reaching implications for t...

Sata Gets Tough On Corruption (and This Time It’s Serious)

[African Arguments]

Prior to their electoral victory in the September 2011 Zambian general elections, the Patriotic Front's (PF) key promise was 'Lower Taxes, More Jobs and Money in your Pockets.' It forms part of the...

ZCU Picks 14 for Pepsi Tourney

[Times of Zambia]

THE Zambia Cricket Union (ZCU) has picked a 14-member team to represent the country at the 2012 Pepsi International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa World Cricket league T20 Division Three tournaments sl...

Govt Unveils Five-Year Strategic Plan

[Times of Zambia]

THE Government has launched a five-year strategic plan aimed at attaining diversified export-led manufacturing sector to help increase exports to 40 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2015.

Ngandu Bags Decotex Table Tennis Crown

[Times of Zambia]

VETERAN table tennis player Friday Ng'andu at the weekend scooped the 2012 Decotex Paints-sponsored Zambia Table Tennis Association (ZTTA) Closed Championship after beating Noel Kasanda 3-0 in a thri...

Puma to Revive BP Top Eight

[Times of Zambia]

PUMA Energy (Z) has said the shelved BP Top Eight soccer championship would soon bounce back on the local MTN/FAZ calendar once all preparations have been finalised with all the major stakeholders.