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Posts published in “Day: August 1, 2012

CGAZ Extends Cotton Marketing Season

[Times of Zambia]THE Cotton Ginners Association of Zambia (CGAZ) has extended this year's cotton marketing season to August 31, 2012 to allow all farmers to deliver their crops to designated points of sale.

Varun Case to Be Settled Outside Court

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT and Pepsi producing company, Varun Beverages have agreed to settle outside court the matter of the five-year tax deferment granted to the soft drink manufacturing firm by the MMD administration.

Empowering Zambian Contractors, Timely Move

[Times of Zambia]THE statement issued recently by former minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications, Yamfwa Mukanga directing the Road Development Agency (RDA) to give a minimum of 20 per cent of all road contracts to companies owned by lo...

Masumba Challenges Expulsion

[Times of Zambia]EXPELLED MMD Member of Parliament (MP) for Mufumbwe Constituency, Stephen Masumba has challenged his expulsion from the party claiming that the decision was malicious and against the Zambian Constitution.

Police Ordered to Probe MMD Official

[Times of Zambia]HOME Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu has directed police to institute investigations against an MMD official for issuing threats of violence against the party's former Lusaka Province chairperson, William Banda.

Munyonga Booted in 30 Seconds

[Times of Zambia]London -THIS fight can pass for the Guiness Book of Records for being the shortest of judo fights at the Olympics between Zambia's Boas Munyonga and Japanese Nakai Takahiro which lasted less than 30 seconds at the 2012 London Olympic G...

Commuters’ Body Rejects Hiked Bus Fares

[Times of Zambia]THE Commuters Rights Association of Zambia (CRAZ) has appealed to members of the public to disregard the K600 bus fare increase being charged by some bus operators on local routes in Lusaka.

Oil Deal – Govt Under Pressure

[Times of Zambia]THE Government is now under pressure to complete the oil procurement tender process before the Indeni Oil Refinery is closed down for scheduled maintenance.

Three Bidders Eye North Coffee Firm

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has shortlisted three bidders for the possible takeover of the Northern Coffee Corporation Limited, in Northern Province.

Expert Explains Male Circumcision Benefits

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA will avert about 330, 000 new HIV infections and save close to US$1.7 billion through Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) by the year 2025, says a medical specialist.

Fishing Expedition Ends in Tragedy

[Times of Zambia]TWO people have died while three others are feared dead after their boat capsized while fishing on Mita Hills Dam in Kapiri-Mposhi.

Zanaco Eye Top Slot

[Times of Zambia]NAPSA Stars this afternoon host title-chasing Zanaco in a Week 17 delayed fixture hoping to inflict more misery on the "bankers" who will be aiming to reclaim the MTN-FAZ Premier League top slot from Zesco United.

Sata Dares Nevers Mumba

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has challenged MMD leader Nevers Mumba to substantiate claims that State House sent an emissary to discuss his alleged involvement in some criminal conduct at the time he served as High Commissioner in Canada.

Govt, UNDP Seal K100 Billion Deal

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA and the United Nations (UN) system have signed two agreements involving a K100 billion total financial package towards the implementation of programmes to mitigate against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and good governance issues.

Multichoice Tourney – Journalists to Showcase Soccer Skills

[Times of Zambia]THE Times of Zambia Sports Desk will be among eight media houses that will showcase their football skills during a MultiChoice Zambia-organised five-a-side football tournament set for August 12 at Portico Sports Club in Lusaka.

Jordan Tumbles at Olympics

[Times of Zambia]London -DESPITE improving on his personal best record, Zambian swimmer Zane Jordan is out of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Kitwe Council Mounts Efforts to Build New Town

[Times of Zambia]THE Kitwe City Council has stepped up efforts to a create a new town centre across Kafue River to decongest the central business district.

Two School Boys Arrested for Alleged Rape

[Times of Zambia]TWO pupils from Kansenshi High School who allegedly drugged and raped a girl have been arrested and charged with rape.

‘Kalulushi Hospital Too Small to Cope’

[Times of Zambia]THE existing Government Hospital in Kalulushi is failing to cope with the increasing demand for health care services because of inadequate infrastructure.

Hijack Drama Alien

[Times of Zambia]THE gruesome murder of three men smacks of a rare and ugly foreign characteristic which law enforcement officers need to expertly pursue until they track down these gun-toting misfits.