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Posts published in “Day: September 12, 2012

Warriors Nod RSZ Repossession

[Times of Zambia]KABWE Warriors chairperson Andrew Kamanga has welcomed Government's decision to revoke the concession agreement of the Railway Systems of Zambia (RSZ) who were sponsors of the MTN-FAZ Division One South leaders.

Jacob Mulenga Was Not Fit – Renard

[Times of Zambia]AFRICAN Champions coach Herve Renard has explained that he omitted Jacob Mulenga from his final 18-member squad to face Uganda in a CAF 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final round, first leg qualifier at the weekend due to poor fitness levels.

Govt Asks Court to Dismiss MMD Case

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has asked the Lusaka High Court to dismiss the case in which the MMD has sued Commerce Minister, Bob Sichinga and Government for defamation over allegations that the former ruling party printed fake money amounting to K3 tri...

Tighten ICT Laws, ZICTA Urged

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has challenged the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) to strengthen laws pertaining to the use of various forms of technology such as internet in the country.

Kalu Challenges U-20 Players

[Times of Zambia]FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Kalusha Blwaya has challenged the Under-20 national soccer team players to have the winning mentality that should see them qualify for the 2013 Africa Youth Championships.

ZALCO Spends $U.S.55 Million On Processing Plant

[Times of Zambia]ZINC Aluminum Lead Copper Limited (ZALCO) has invested more than US$55 million in the state-of-the-art manufacturing and processing plant situated in Kabwe, Central Province.

Commuters Body Rejects Hiked Lusaka Bus Fares

[Times of Zambia]COMMUTERS Rights Association of Zambia (CRAZ) president Aaron Kamuti has called on Government to intervene in the stand-off between Lusaka transporters and the association which has resulted in the effecting of the K600 increment on al...

Zim Pays $U.S.15 Million Towards CAPCO Debt

[Times of Zambia]THE Zimbabwean Government has paid US$15 million towards the US$70 million it owes Zambia for the sale of the Central African Power Corporation (CAPCO) assets which were jointly owned by the two countries.

Insuring Members of the Public

[Times of Zambia]MOST Zambians will remember the 2005 tragedy on the Copperbelt when there was an explosion at Bgrimm in Chambishi where at least 50 workers died and several others injured according to the media.

State to Monitor Own Poverty Interventions

[Times of Zambia]THE Government will use results and accountability frameworks to measure the effectiveness of poverty reduction interventions it has put in place, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has said.

Shoprite Clarifies On Sugar Pricing

[Times of Zambia]Shoprite management has maintained that it has not increased the price of sugar because there has been no increase from the manufacturers, Zambia Sugar Plc.

Comesa Urged to Curb Illegal Mining

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has called on the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) member States to put in place regional legislation on the prevention and suppression of illegal mineral exploitation.

What Drove Mealie Meal Price Hike?

[Times of Zambia]THE increment of mealie meal prices by that level and at this time of the year when the country has just posted an annual bumper harvest of the staple crop, maize, defies any logic.

Barclays Ups Cup Perks

[Times of Zambia]BARCLAYS Bank Zambia has increased its sponsorship for this year's Barclays Cup competition to K1 billion a 50 per cent increase from last year's edition with this year's winners to pocket K200 million.

Sata Stirs the Tribal Pot in Zambia

[OSISA]It is an open secret that Zambians, despite their protestations, still vote along tribal lines - a fact that was reinforced in 2011 by the election of the Patriotic Front (PF), which won thanks largely to support from the Bemba-speaking north. A...

Ndola Measles Campaign Logistics in Place

[Times of Zambia]ACTING Ndola District Health officer Lilian Nyendwa has disclosed that all necessary logistics to successfully manage the measles campaign which started yesterday in the district have been mobilised.

State to Improve Education Sector

[Times of Zambia]THE Government is making efforts to improve the education sector as a platform for competencies necessary for economic prosperity and social welfare.

Minimum Wage: Shamenda Not Obliged to Consult ZFE

[Times of Zambia]LABOUR Minister Fackson Shamenda is not under any legal obligation to consult the Zambia Federation of Employers (ZFE) before passing a law to increase minimum wages for general, domestic and shop workers, acting labour commissioner Ch...