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Posts published in “Day: April 23, 2012

Mining Firm’s Labor Record in Country a Red Flag


Prospective investors in China Non-Ferrous Metals Mining Corporation's (CNMC) upcoming initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong should be aware of the company's disturbing labor rights practices in Zambia, Hum...

Sata to Officially Open ZITF

[The Herald]

ZAMBIAN President Michael Sata is expected in Zimbabwe this week for a State visit during which he will officially open the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair, which begins in Bulawayo today. Presidential ...

Man Dies After Drinking Tujilijili

[Times of Zambia]

BANNED illicit tujilijili has led to the death of 45-year-old peasant farmer in Chibombo District.

Cadres in Near Punch-Up

[Times of Zambia]

THERE was a near punch-up yesterday outside the Cathedral of the Child Jesus during a requiem service between cadres from rival camps.

Ex-Vice-President Kunda Interred

[Times of Zambia]

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has advised former vice-president George Kunda's family and Zambians in general to ignore "self-proclaimed" pastors who are falsely accusing the Government of having neglected ...

Arbitrators Institute to Reduce Backlog in Courts

[Times of Zambia]

JUSTICE Minister Sebastian Zulu has said the launch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators branch in Zambia will help Zambians choose the best means of resolving their disputes and de-congest the ...

Go Green for Your Children

[Times of Zambia]

THE importance of having a clean environment around us is not a matter for debate because the consequences of having a filthy environment are too serious to even contemplate.

Vice President Off to Mutharika’s Funeral

[Times of Zambia]

VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott yesterday left for Malawi to attend the funeral of that country's late president Mbingu Wa Mutharika.

Mopani Leach Plant Suspension Lifted

[Times of Zambia]

THE Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) has lifted the suspension that was slapped on Mopani Copper Mine (MCM) to stop operating its Mufulira West Heap Leach plant for alleged pollution.

Adventurer to Walk Length of Zambezi River

[Times of Zambia]

SIXTY-seven-year-old Zimbabwean adventurer and writer David Lemon arrived at Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe Airport from the United Kingdom (UK) to embark on a new adventure: walking the entire length of the ...

Copperbelt University Reopens

[Times of Zambia]

THE Copperbelt University opened the 2012 academic calendar yesterday after the completion of the rehabilitation works at the school of business, administration block and the female hostel that were ...

Cops Go Heavy Handed for Livingstone Thugs

[Times of Zambia]

THE Police command has dispatched 50 paramilitary officers and a team of investigators led by director of criminal investigations department (CID) to Livingstone to track down criminals that have inv...

MMD’s Malama Was Duly Elected, Rules Court

[Times of Zambia]

THE High Court in Kabwe has dismissed a petition by losing Patriotic Front (PF) candidate for Chitambo Constituency Chanda Mutale and declared that MMD's Mushili Malama was duly elected Member of Par...

ZABF Chief Demands Respect

[Times of Zambia]

EMBATTLED Zambia Amateur Boxing Federation (ZABF) president Thomas Chileshe has charged that there is a conspiracy by the Midlands Amateur Boxing Association (MABA) to discredit his executive committ...

Hybrid Poultry Gets Ultimatum

[Times of Zambia]

DEPUTY Minister of Works, Transport and Communication, Mwenya Musenge has given a six-month ultimatum to management at Hybrid Poultry in Kitwe to ensure that the welfare of employees is improved.

Ndola Lime Starts U.S.$80 Million Recapitalisation Project

[Times of Zambia]

NDOLA Lime Limited has commenced its recapitalisation project at a cost of more than US$80 million that will see the company double its quick lime production from 170,000 tonnes to excesses of 300,00...

Branding of Local Rice

[Times of Zambia]

LAST week, I attempted to show that rice; like maize is grown across the breadth of this country and it can be a staple crop if well harnessed, especially in valleys and floodplains.

Ration Water Fairly, Minister Tells NWSC

[Times of Zambia]

NKANA Water and Sewerage Company (NWSC) has been advised to carry out a systematic water rationing exercise without disadvantaging some townships.