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Posts published in “Day: August 29, 2012

Zambia Under-19 CAR Adventure Begins With Defeat

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA kicked off her Confederations of Africa Rugby (CAR) Under-19 Junior Africa Cup with a 27-14 defeat to Zimbabwe Select side that replaced Uganda, who withdrew at the 11th hour.

Govt’s Fiscal, Monetary Reforms Win Accolades

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate has outshined most of the world's economies because of the sound fiscal and monetary reforms Government has put in place, Standard Chartered Bank has said.

Addressing Youth Unemployment a Must

[Times of Zambia]THE issue of youth unemployment in our country is a time bomb that needs to be handled with the utmost caution it deserves.

Kola in Trouble Over Horror Tackle

[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO striker, Rodger Kola, is set to appear before Royal Belgian Football Association (KNVB) federal prosecutors for his horror tackle on Lokeren defender Laurens De Bock in KAA Gent's 2-1 Jupiler Pro League win on Sunday.

Industrial Park to Spark Revolution

[Times of Zambia]FOR any country to have a sustainable economic growth in the transport sector, motor vehicles that enhance the wellbeing of the economy should be manufactured locally.

Business Cash Management

[Times of Zambia]TODAY in our weekly column I will continue to look at how entrepreneurs manage their businesses and specifically I will look at business cash management.

Britain Geared to Help Zambia on MDGs – Envoy

[Times of Zambia]BRITISH High Commissioner to Zambia, James Thornton says his Government is determined to help Zambia attain the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Livingstone Stadium Construction Starts Jan 2013

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Minister Chishimba Kambwili has said construction of a modern stadium in Livingstone will start in January 2013 once all formalities are completed.

DEC Nabs Blind Ganja Dealer

[Times of Zambia]THE Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) in Nchelenge has arrested a 71-year-old blind man who earns a living through the sale of cannabis.

‘Low-Interest Loans Answer for Youth Empowerment’

[Times of Zambia]PEOPLE'S Process on Housing and Poverty in Zambia (PPHPZ) has said the only way Zambian youths could be empowered is by providing them with low-interest loans and entrepreneurial skills.

134 Families Face Forced Displacement

[Times of Zambia]OVER 134 families in Nsamba area in Chief Kanyeshya's chiefdom in Mkushi District are facing possible destitution after their traditional leader allegedly sold 1, 900 hectares of their land to an investor.

Forestry Sector to Create 200, 000 Jobs

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT will create more than 200,000 jobs in the next two years from the forestry sector once the nationwide Greening of Zambia programme commences in December this year, Lands and Environment Minister Wylbur Simuusa has said.

Airtel, Sproxil’s Seal Deal

[Times of Zambia]BHARTI Airtel, the owners of Airtel Zambia, has signed an agreement with Sproxil to combat the counterfeit drug market in Africa.

Zambia Institute of Marketing to Hold CB Indaba

[Times of Zambia]MINING firms, local suppliers and contractors are expected to grace this week's Zambia Institute of Marketing (ZIM) second Copperbelt regional marketing conference in Kitwe.

Don’t Attack Sata Because of Bitterness – Minister

[Times of Zambia]DEFENCE Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has said United Kingdom-based professor Clive Chirwa has vindicated the Patriotic Front (PF) that United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema's attacks on President Michael Sa...

Kambwili Directs Reversal of Pool Sale

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Minister, Chishimba Kambwili has directed the Livingstone City Council and the provincial administration to declare as null and void the sale of a council swimming pool to a private individual at a cost of K4 million by the prev...

Sata Confers With 3 East Chiefs

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata says traditional leaders are an essential component in the governance of the country and that they should continue safeguarding and promoting interests of their subjects.

Fasting Couple Starve Baby to Death

[Times of Zambia]A COUPLE of Mpika who believed the world was about to come to an end, spent several days fasting in readiness for judgement day, resulting in the death of their 18-months-old baby from suspected starvation.

Mansa Batteries’ Move Right

[Times of Zambia]THE completion of a feasibility study on Mansa Batteries Limited in Luapula Province is one positive step the Government has made and will revamp that region's economy which fell on hard times shortly after the privatisation of the com...

Mini-Mobile Labs to Boost Drug Quality Control

[Times of Zambia]MERCK, one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, has donated four mini-mobile laboratories worth more than K97 million to the Pharmaceutical Regulatory Authority (PRA).