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Posts published in “Day: July 27, 2012

Electricity Hampers Luapula Mining Growth

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT'S efforts to facilitate the opening of large-scale mining in Luapula Province is being hampered by limited access to electricity supply in the region, Mines, Energy and Water Development Permanent Secretary Victor Mutambo ha...

African States Urged to Embrace Biotechnology

[Times of Zambia]AFRICAN countries will not record meaningful economic growth which will help to drastically reduce poverty if they do not embrace biotechnology, Kenyan Higher Education, Science and Technology Minister, Margaret Kamar has said.

South Hq – K3.8 Billion Released for Works

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has released K3.8 billion out of the budgeted K15 billion for the construction of infrastructure for the provincial capital of Southern Province in Choma, provincial Minister Obvious Mwaliteta has said.

Chomba Explains ‘Secret’ London Trip

[Times of Zambia]IN a dramatic turn of events, suspended Zambia Amateur Boxing Federation (ZABF) general secretary, Bright Chomba has now conceded that he secretly submitted his credentials to travel for the London 2012 Olympic Games without the consen...

Council, CEC Seal Bridge Deal

[Times of Zambia]THE Kitwe City Council (KCC) and Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for financing of construction of K3.2 billion bridge to link Nkana East and Ndeke Village as an alternative route in a...

Marie Stopes Ban – State Praised

[Times of Zambia]THE Human Rights Commission (HRC) has said Government is justified to question the operations of Marie Stopes-Zambia.

Plan to Build Houses, Offices for Cops

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has started negotiations for commodity loans with some cooperating partners under the Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) initiative to finance the construction of thousands of housing units and offices for the Zambia Polic...

ACCNabs Ex-FRA Employee

[Times of Zambia]THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a former standard quality inspector at the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) for theft involving K3,724,000.

Kitwe Gospel Sensation Unleashes Second Album

[Times of Zambia]KITWE's gospel sensational artiste Collins Tembo has released his second album called Lesa Ala Ilanga which is composed of dance hall and slow tracks.

Deloitte Appoints Regional Managing Partner

[Namibia Economist]Deloitte has appointed Junius Mungunda to Regional Managing Partner for the Deloitte Southern Corridor member firms which includes Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe Pays Zambia U.S$15 Million

[The Herald]Masvingo -Zimbabwe has paid US$15 million to Zambia, part of the US$ 70 million it owes its neighbour as contribution to the construction of Kariba South Power Station.