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Posts published in “Day: September 10, 2012

PF On Course, Says Munkombwe

[Times of Zambia]VETERAN politician, Daniel Munkombwe has said the Patriotic Front (PF) Government's delivery of sound economic policies is impressive and that it is expected to do more in the next four years.

2, 000 Tonnes Cotton Gutted

[Times of Zambia]A FIRE at the weekend swept through Chipata Ginnery depot in Petauke District in Eastern Province destroying about 2,000 tonnes of cotton worth millions of Kwacha.

Cargill, Banks Rescue Cotton Farmers

[Times of Zambia]CARGILL has opened negotiations with commercial banks to help address financial challenges small-scale cotton farmers are facing and help in increasing opportunities for them to invest in the micro banks the company has created.

New Mopani Shaft to Extend Nkana Lifespan

[Times of Zambia]MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM)Plc has made significant strides in the sinking of the new US$ 320 million synclinorium shaft at Nkana Mine site in Kitwe, which is expected to extend the lifespan of the mine by a further 25 years.

Reformed Church of Zambia Toasts 75 Years

[Times of Zambia]THE Reformed Church of Zambia (RCZ) in Kitwe yesterday celebrated its 75th anniversary of existence with a call on the need for other churches to partner in prayer against the increasing cases of gender-based violence and fatal acciden...

Small Farmers to Get Data On GMOs

[Times of Zambia]THE Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa (ACTESA) has said it will provide information to the small-holder farmers on the impact of using genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on the country.

ZTA Scouts for K70m to Host Tourney

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Tennis Association is scouting for K70 million to successfully host this year's Zambia Open Tennis Championship slated for October 19 to 20 at the Lusaka Tennis Club.

Nation’s Budgetary Goals Attainable – Consultant

[Times of Zambia]AN entrepreneurship consultant and trainer Peerless Malenga has said it is possible for the country to achieve the 2012 budgetary objectives through concerted efforts by all players in the economy.

Chipolopolo – Freemen of Lusaka

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka City Council (LCC) yesterday conferred the Zambia soccer squad with the honorary title of Freeman of the City following their triumph at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations finals held in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.

‘2 Generals Paid K100m to Kill Sata’

[Times of Zambia]INVESTIGATIONS into the planned assassination of President Michael Sata have revealed that two retired army generals have been paid K100 million each by a named opposition political party to implement the plot.

PF Pledges to Empower Women, Youth

[Times of Zambia]THE Patriotic Front (PF) is committed to empowering women and youths through skills training programmes, party Secretary General Wynter Kabimba has said.

Renard Remains Confident

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA soccer coach, Herve Renard believes the Chipolopolo would be stronger in Uganda for the return leg of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers next month.

K160 Billion Kabwe, Kapiri Roads Works to Start

[Times of Zambia]THE Road Development Agency (RDA) has announced that it will commission the K160 billion roads rehabilitation programme in Kabwe and Kapiri Mposhi districts before the end of this month.

Nation’s Sugar Denies Increasing Price

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Sugar PLC says it is not responsible for the retail price increase of sugar which has been effected on the local market.

Diggers Crowned Champions

[Times of Zambia]'MEN At Work' Diggers beat Red Arrows to be crowned 2012 Buildcon Zambia Rugby Football Union (ZRFU) national rugby league (NRL) champions in a controversy marred Week 16 match that saw the airmen walk out of the field with two minutes...

Keneth Kaunda Preaches Peace, Love

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Republican President Kenneth Kaunda has urged Zambians to obey God's commandment of loving each other and guard jealously the unity which has held the many tribes together to avoid bloodshed in the country.

Hakainde Hichilema Lying About Attempt On His Life – State

[Times of Zambia]Mwamba -THE Government has described as blatant lies claims being peddled by United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema that he has uncovered a conspiracy to have him assassinated.

How Cranes Can Tame Zambia

[New Vision]After securing a somewhat fair result against Africa champions Zambia, Cranes will now attempt to end 34 years of heartbreak by overcoming Zambia in Kampala on October 13.

Joint Probe Into Port Theft Claims Starts

[Daily News]POLICE have started a joint investigation with Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) and the Tanzania Zambia Railways Authority (Tazara) over attempted theft of copper on Saturday at the Dar es Salaam port in which two police officers are accused ...