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Posts published in July 2012

KCM Forestry Project to Create Jobs

[Times of Zambia]VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott has said the community-based forestry programme implemented by Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) in Chingola will help create employment and improve the living standards of locals in the area.

ZYF Wants Funding in 2013 Budget Upped

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Youth Federation (ZYF) has called for increased funding in the 2013 National Budget towards youth entrepreneurial programmes to reduce the high levels of unemployment in the country.

‘My Hubby Never Raped My Niece’

[Times of Zambia]A WIFE of a teacher at David Kaunda Technical High School in Lusaka has denied allegations that she allegedly injected her 25-year-old niece with a drug to enable her husband have carnal knowledge of the young woman.

Minister Talks Tough On Vendors’ Relocation

[Times of Zambia]LUSAKA Province Minister Gerry Chanda has said the Government will not allow street vendors to continue trading on streets after abandoning designated places such as the New Soweto Market.

Listing of Public Firms Welcome

[Times of Zambia]THE Government's plan to have all parastatal companies to list on the Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE) to enhance capitalisation and accord Zambians a chance to own stock sounds good.

Trailer Company Taps Into DRC Market

[Times of Zambia]A LOCAL manufacturing Kafue -based firm has been producing up to 40 commercial light trailers per annum and has managed to penetrate the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) market.

MMD Veep Applications Still Open

[Times of Zambia]MMD Deputy National Secretary Chembe Nyangu has said receipt of applications for the position of party vice-president and others will remain open indefinitely.

Court Puts Two On Death Row

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has sentenced two men aged 24 and 27 years to death after finding them guilty of brutally killing a Lusaka business executive in Chipata Township in 2005 while their 63-year-old co-accused has been acquitted.

Speaker Commends Auditor-General

[Times of Zambia]SPEAKER of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has implored the Office of the Auditor-General to continue upholding the high standards of performance it has set.

Kambwili Warns ‘Warring’ Sports Bodies

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS and Youth Minister, Chishimba Kambwili has said Government will stop funding unstable sport associations engrossed in internal squabbles.

Sinkala Flown to SA for Treatment

[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO midfielder, Nathan Sinkala has been rushed to South Africa for specialised treatment after falling ill at his DR Congo base.

Envoy’s Visit Inspires Athletes.

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Bizwayo Nkunika has urged Sports Permanent Secretary Agnes Musunga to take a leaf from the organisers of the on-going London 2012 Summer Olympic Games as the country prepares to host th...

‘Locci Won’t Take Plea Without Andrew’

[Times of Zambia]FRATELLI Locci SRI Limited managing director, Antonello Locci yesterday appeared before a Lusaka magistrate court but could not take plea as his co-accused, Andrew Banda was not in court.

Draft Constitution Submission Deadline Extended

[Times of Zambia]THE Technical Committee on Drafting of the Zambian Constitution has extended the period for the informal public consultation process to accommodate the translated versions from August 1 to September 19, this year.

Bandits Kill Three, Steal Truck

[Times of Zambia]THREE people have been gruesomely shot dead by bandits who later snatched their motor vehicle on Solwezi-Chingola Road.

Choombe Set to Pound Opponent to Pulp

[Times of Zambia]LIGHT welterweight boxer, Gilbert Choombe steps into the ring this evening against 24-year old Australian, Horn Jeffrey at the Excel South Arena 2 to begin Zambia's quest for medals after swimmer Zane Jordan bowed out of the London 201...

Human Trafficking Gang Busted

[The Herald]FORTY-ONE Bangladeshis, believed to be part of a human trafficking syndicate, have been arrested between Zimbabwe and Zambia as the two countries tighten the fight against the crime. Of the 41, 16 were arrested in Victoria Falls while the o...

Learning From Germany’s Success Story of Renewable Energy

[Times of Zambia]Frankfurt -ACCESS to electricity remains key to any developing country such as Zambia but the question is can Zambia rise to the challenge and emulate Germany's success story of use of renewable energy to its people?

Campaign to Save Lake Tanganyika Starts

[Times of Zambia]THERE is indeed need for concerted efforts to preserve Lake Tanganyika's fish species, living organisms which thrive in the waters as well as animals living around the Lake.

Kaseba Praises Women Refugees

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Lady Christine Kaseba has hailed women refugees living in Zambia for their efforts to reduce poverty and other kinds of social injustice by transferring skills to empower people in communities.