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Posts published in “Day: July 25, 2012

Talia Gets Closer to $300,000

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's beautiful hopeful in the highly contested season seven of Big Brother Star-game Talia, has remained clean and unnominated ever since she was upgraded to the Upville house. Is this a good sign?

ZRA’s Relation With SMEs

[Times of Zambia]TODAY, we will look at how Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) relates to the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in terms of taxes.

Three Women Arrested for Drug Trafficking

[Times of Zambia]TWO Zambian women who concealed 159 bundles of miraa, an illicit drug, in a vehicle have been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) after they were intercepted at a Nakonde check point.

Nkunika Urges Olympians to Emulate Chipolopolo

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Bizwayo Nkunika has told representatives at the 2012 London Olympic Games starting tomorrow to emulate the Zambia soccer team's example of lifting the inaugural Africa Cup trophy by win...

Seal Tax Leakages in New Budget – CSPR

[Times of Zambia]THE Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) has said the Government should in the 2013 National Budget focus on sealing all tax leakages particularly from the mining sector in order to increase and improve equity within the tax system.

Zambian Athletes in Buoyant Mood

[Times of Zambia]Athletes hoisting the Zambian flag here have arrived and are expectant of a good performance at the London 2012 Olympic games officially starting on Friday, save for light welterweight boxer, Gilbert Choombe who was being awaited from ...

Funded Sectors Under Performing – Report

[Times of Zambia]THE Sixth National Development Plan (SNDP) annual report has revealed that 14 out of 24 sectors which had more than 75 per cent of their annual budgetary allocations released, performed below Government's set targets.

Report Judicial Misconduct – Mvunga

[Times of Zambia]JUDICIAL Complaints Authority chairperson Patrick Mvunga has urged members of the public to submit allegations of misconduct against judicial officers to the Authority so that such cases can be investigated.

COMESA Rolls Out U.S.$100,000 Cluster Programmes

[Times of Zambia]THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) division has embarked on a cluster programme for SMEs at a total cost of US$100,000.

U.S. to Continue Supporting Zambia

[Times of Zambia]THE American Government will continue supporting the Zambia's efforts to prevent mother-to-child HIV/AIDS transmission.

Zambia Face Mauritius

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia 15's rugby team today takes on Mauritius hoping to revive chances of making it to the next round of the 2015 Rugby World Cup (RWC) qualifiers in a tricky second match fixture at the Confederations of Africa Rugby (CAR) Afric...

Benefits From Mining Sector, a Crucial Factor

[Times of Zambia]THE extractive industry has been an essential and integral component of Zambia's economic growth and continues to drive the country's development.

ZATAC, Itezhi-Tezhi Business Group Ink K610 Million Deal

[Times of Zambia]ZATAC Limited, through the United States African Development Foundation (USADF), has signed a grant agreement with Itezhi-Tezhi District Business Association (IDBA) worth K610 million.

Sata Defends Decision to Appoint Opposition as MPs

[Times of Zambia]DEFENDING his decision to appoint Members of Parliament (MPs) from opposition MMD, the President said he had a mandate to run the affairs of the country and that he had the power to appoint MPs, who represent their people in various pa...

‘We Won’t Succumb to Intimidation’

[Times of Zambia]TWO newly appointed deputy ministers from opposition MMD have vowed they will not succumb to intimidation from their political party.

African Govts Urged to Increase Funding to Health

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Ladies at the just ended Sixth Stop Cervical Cancer in Africa Conference (SCCA) in Lusaka have urged their respective Governments to increase funding to the health sector particularly for reproductive health services.

Tranter to Erect Open Pit Mine in Luapula

[Times of Zambia]TRANTER Zambia will next year start construction of the first Zambian-owned large scale open pit mine in Luapula Province and so far the company has spend more than US$2 million on exploration works.

Mental Health Funding on the Cards

[Times of Zambia]MENTAL health is one component in the health sector which has not been adequately funded for a number of years although cases are on the increase in the country.