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Posts published in “Day: August 23, 2012

Purge Rampaging Bandits

[Times of Zambia]VIOLENT crime has become endemic in Lusaka and the Copperbelt at the time when priority sectors are posting positive growth in the country's growing economy.

Tourism Council Speaks Out On Minimum Wage

[Times of Zambia]TOURISM Council of Zambia (TCZ) has said the recent increase in the minimum wage for workers and the anticipated trimming of the workforce by some companies, will result in the reduction of Zambia's tax base.

MTN Summer Promo Winner Gets One Billion Prize

[Times of Zambia]MTN Zambia has handed over the MTN summer campaign promotion K1 billion prize to the winner Emmanuel Siamulu of Kabobola Township in Mazabuka.

81 Buffaloes Die in Stampede

[Times of Zambia]ABOUT 81 buffaloes have died in a stampede in the Kafue National Park in Itezhi-Tezhi District in Central Province.

Silungwe Happy With Draft Constitution Response

[Times of Zambia]THE Technical Committee drafting the new republican Constitution is pleased that Zambians have taken keen interest in the process and have widely commented on the first draft document.

Call for COMESA to Foster Economic Growth

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has asked the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) member States to enhance their statistical development policy to foster common economic and regional growth.

Will Chipata-Mchinji Railway Spur Regional Integration?

[Times of Zambia]TRANSPORT infrastructure plays an important role, as a catalyst in economic development, by integrating society where people and resources are able to move and change so as to achieve their full potential.

Nkana Water Seeks Debt Relief

[Times of Zambia]NKANA Water and Sewerage Company (NWSC) has appealed to Government to write off or convert loans into equity, the debt the water utility company contracted from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and World Bank.

NEC to Decide On MMD Retreat Resolutions

[Times of Zambia]THE Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD) says the decisions made at the recent party retreat will be subjected to the national executive committee (NEC) for approval.

HH Writes to Sata Over Zesco Tariffs

[Times of Zambia]UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has written a letter to President Sata asking him to intervene in the proposed hike of electricity tariffs and load shedding by Zesco.

Govt Urged to Promote Crop Diversification

[Times of Zambia]THE Anglican Church in Eastern Province has called on Government to put in place mechanisms that will promote crop diversification.

Zamtel Roaming Expands to ‘Du’

[Times of Zambia]ZAMTEL has continued to grow its global roaming foot print with the latest addition to the list being "Du", the United Arab Emirate based telecommunication operator and the United Kingdom's H3G network.

Bandits Snatch Vehicle, Stab Driver

[Times of Zambia]BANDITS have snatched a Toyota Spacio vehicle in Ndola from a taxi driver who they stabbed in the neck during the robbery.

Zion Church Pastor Still in Custody

[Times of Zambia]THE female pastor of Zion Spirit Church in Ndola whose church building was razed together with her house in Chipulukusu Township is still being held at Ndola Central Police for her safety.

Best Way to Deal With GMOs

[Times of Zambia]AS we continue focusing on the Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) and policies surrounding the issues, I would like to advance the discourse by looking at other views about the GMOs.

The Press Association of Zambia Urges Issue-Based Reporting

[Times of Zambia]THE Press Association of Zambia (PAZA) has urged local media houses to focus on issue-based reporting as the Patriotic Front (PF) Government continues to introduce more socio-economic policies to benefit society.

Chief Nkula to Be Buried Today

[Times of Zambia]CHIEF Nkula of the Bemba people of Chinsali who died on Monday at Lusaka's University Teaching Hospital (UTH) will be put to rest today.

‘Treat Corruption Suspects Equally’

[Times of Zambia]THE MMD in Western Province has said the party leadership should treat all officials suspected of corruption equally and ensure that all national executive committee (NEC) members facing court cases give up their positions until they a...

Looking Back At ACSZ 2012

[Times of Zambia]THE 86th Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show, a premier annual trade event confirms Zambia's macroeconomic foundation of productivity.