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Posts published in “Day: August 7, 2012

Zambia Sugar Gives K5.3 Billion in Contracts

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Sugar plc has this year awarded 24 contracts worth K5.3 billion to members of the Mazabuka Business Association (MBA) in Mazabuka in Southern Province.

Kambwili Promises Mulyashi Jobs

[Times of Zambia]ROAN Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili says Luanshya residents will be given first priority for employment at the new Mulyashi Copper Mine in the area.

Police Summon ZFE Chief

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Federation of Employers (ZFE) executive director Harrington Chibanda may appear today for an interview with police over allegations of inciting employers to disobey the new minimum wage, Lusaka Province Police chief Solomon Jere...

Cousins Convicted for Robbery

[Times of Zambia]THE Kitwe High Court has convicted two cousins, one of them a grade 11 pupil, for aggravated robbery after they attacked and robbed proprietor of Gordon's Bar in Ndeke Township.

‘Use Agro Show for Increased Trade’

[Times of Zambia]ZIMBABWEAN Ministry of Industry and Commerce deputy director Constance Zhanje has said the Zambia Agriculture and Commercial Show should be used as an avenue to increase trade between Zambia and other countries.

Govt Happy With Construction Sector Growth

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is happy that the construction sector has continued to register positive growth in its contribution to the Growth Domestic Product (GDP) averaging 17 per cent in the last 10 years.

Thumbs Up New NHA Tech

[Times of Zambia]RELEVANT public institutions like the National Housing Authority (NHA) should always strive to provide affordable shelter for Zambians especially those in the urban areas.

Collum Mine Saga – MUZ Condemnation Timely

[Times of Zambia]WHAT the Mine workers Union of Zambia (MUZ) has revealed that management at Collum Mine in Maamba was soon to implement new improved conditions of service for employees brings yet another dimension as to what could have led to the empl...

Warriors Face Chipolopolo

[The Herald]HWANGE defender, Aaron Katebe, could be facing his teammates Francisco Zekumbawire and Rodwell Chinyengetere when Zimbabwe play Zambia in an international friendly in Ndola tomorrow.

Motorist Killed in Kabwe Crash

[Times of Zambia]A 40-year-old male yesterday died on the spot when a Toyota Hilux he was driving collided head-on with a truck that went up in flames.

12 Nabbed Over Chinese Killing

[Times of Zambia]THE Mineworkers Union of Zambia (MUZ) has said management at the Chinese owned Collum Coal Mine in Sinazongwe was in the process of increasing the salaries for its employees before they rioted at the weekend.

Two Ndola Women Gang-Raped

[Times of Zambia]TWO Ndola women were yesterday raped by a taxi driver and his colleagues in Chifubu Township after a drinking spree.

‘Africa Has Ability to Feed Other Continents’

[Times of Zambia]Berlin -A Germany-based agriculture and environment researcher Martin Baumgart says African countries have the potential to grow more food and respond to current food shortages being experienced due to climatic changes.

Revoke Priest’s Deportation – Bishop Lungu

[Times of Zambia]CHIPATA Catholic Bishop George Lungu has urged the Government to seriously consider revoking the deportation of Lundazi Catholic Priest Viateur Banyangadora for the the sake of unity.

Mboroma Killing Commemorated

[Namibian]THE Mboroma mass detention camp shooting in which four Namibians were killed and 15 seriously wounded by Zambian soldiers on August 5 1976, allegedly on instructions from the top Swapo leadership in exile, was commemorated for the first time ...

GBF Introduces Maxi-Maize Fertiliser

[Times of Zambia]GREENBELT Fertilisers Limited (GBF) has introduced a new kind of fertiliser called maxi-maize which will increase maize productivity from the current two tonnes to six tonnes per hectares for small-scale farmers.

Australian Investor to Buy Luanshya Tailing Dam

[Times of Zambia]AN AUSTRALIAN investor has expressed interest to buy the tailings dam at the cost of US $7 million (K34.3 billion) in Luanshya's Roan Constituency, area Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili has said.

Agro Show – Tool for Growth

[Times of Zambia]THE 86th Zambia Agriculture and Commercial Show which ends in Lusaka today, came on the heels of an attractive economic landscape upon which enterprises should seek to muster reasonable returns.

Five Rufunsa Accident Victims Discharged

[Times of Zambia]FIVE victims in the Rufunsa Road traffic accident have been discharged from Lusaka's Levy Mwanawasa General Hospital while six are still receiving medical attention.