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Posts published in “Day: August 9, 2012

British Airways Slashes Lusaka-U.S.Fares

[Times of Zambia]BRITISH Airways has with immediate effect reduced its air fares for business class on flights from Lusaka to New York by K11, 835, 000, in a one month promotion.

Man Jailed for Whipping Daughter Severely

[Times of Zambia]A VILLAGER of Mungwi District has been sentenced to five years imprisonment with hard labour for inflicting severe injuries on his seven-year-old daughter, who had apparently eaten relish meant for the family's supper.

Zaffico Studying How to Grow Trees Faster

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Forest and Forestry Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO) is undertaking a research that will help the firm to invest in early maturing plants to ensure sustainable supply of quality wood.

Shippers Council Unveiled

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Shippers Council (ZSC) was launched yesterday with a call from Government to ensure it negotiates for reasonable charges with service providers that will contribute to reduce the cost of doing business.

Curio Traders Keen to Reap From UNWTO

[Times of Zambia]SOME curio dealers have called for unity among themselves to maximise benefits from the United Nations Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly which will be co-hosted by Zambia and Zimbabwe next year.

Accused Bolivians Ask to Be Freed

[Times of Zambia]THE two Bolivians charged with importation and trafficking of cocaine have asked the Lusaka magistrates' court to set them free because the substance was not chemically analysed and tested.

Classy Zambia Beat Zim

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA last night won the 'battle of Zambezi River', beating their southern African neighbours and arch rivals, Zimbabwe in an enthralling friendly soccer match played before an ecstatic crowd in Ndola.

Masebo Warms Up UNWTO General Assembly Preps

[Times of Zambia]TOURISM and Arts minister Sylvia Masebo's recent tour of Livingstone, Kazungula and Sesheke has warmed up preparations for the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly scheduled to take pla...

Police Quell CBU Students Unrest

[Times of Zambia]POLICE yesterday fired teargas canisters to disperse protesting Copperbelt University (CBU) students who boycotted classes to press management to improve water supply and sanitation.

725 Firms Face Ban

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 725 companies face deregistration by the Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) for failing to submit their annual returns.

Policy Analysis – RDA Will Empower Local Contractors

[Times of Zambia]LAST week we looked at Zambia's citizens' economic empowerment (CEE) efforts with an emphasis on the recent policy statement by the Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication on the need to give preferential treatment to lo...

Mbala-Nakonde Road Contractor Geared to Start

[Times of Zambia]CHINA CAMC Engineering, a company contracted to upgrade the Mbala-Nakonde Road, has mobilised 12 tipper trucks and other earth moving equipment to undertake the project.

Has Country Capacity to ‘Weigh’ GMOs?

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA, like any other Sub-Saharan African (SSA) country, has been grappling with the need to increase productivity for most of its crops and develop crop resistance to drought and diseases.

Dealing With Gemstones

[Times of Zambia]TODAY we feature one of the entrepreneurs from Ndola on the Copperbelt, Howard Chitalu, 45, who runs a sole proprietor kind of a business known as Kapumo Enterprises.

Parliament Passes State Budget Framework Law

[ANGOP]Luanda -The National Assembly (Angolan Parliament) Wednesday in Luanda unanimously passed the bill that alters the Framework Law on the State Budget for 2013.