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Posts published in “Day: September 18, 2012

Kalulushi Cut Lime Lead

[Times of Zambia]KALULUSHI Modern Stars has cut Lime Hotspurs' lead in the MTN-FAZ Division One north league to 11 points after defeating Young Forest 0-1 in a week 27 match played in Kasama on Saturday.

Deutsche Bank Lauds Zambia

[Times of Zambia]GERMANY'S has said Zambia's US$750 million international bond is outstanding for an inaugural bond of an emerging market country like Zambia.

Italian President Hails Zambia’s Investment Agreement

[Times of Zambia]ITALIAN President Giorgio Napolitano has hailed the decision by the Zambian Government to ratify the Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement, saying it is a leeway to further supplement the cordial relations that exist between Za...

Thumbs Up for Euro Bond

[Times of Zambia]THE issuance of the US$750 million Euro bond by the Zambian Government in 49 years, is a great achievement for the people of Zambia and demonstrates confidence the international investors have in this country's economy.

Supersport Bemoans State of Zambian Stadia

[Times of Zambia]SUPERSPORT International has bemoaned the state of Zambia's stadia saying this was disadvantaging the country's prospect of wider and better coverage of both local and international matches by the African giant pay television channel.

CEC Increases Funding in Kabompo Hydro Project

[Times of Zambia]THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) has increased its cash injection in the Kabompo Hydro Electricity Power Station from the initial investment of US$ 160 million to $190 million.

Rugby 7s Coach Unveils Rwc Squad

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Sevens rugby coach Richard Kapoma yesterday unveiled his 12-man crack squad for the Rugby World Cup (RWC) qualifiers and the team's potency will be tested this weekend at the Kenya International Safaricom Sevens in Nairobi.

State to Sign Nkoloma Stadium Rehab Deal

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has said a contract to renovate the rickety Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka that will host the official opening and closing ceremony for the Supreme Council for Sports in Africa (SCSA) Zone Six Youth Games in December, will be sig...

Eagles Win Commandant Netball Tourney

[Times of Zambia]GREEN Eagles retained the Zambia National Service (ZNS) commandant netball tournament trophy after defeating Nkwazi 12-17 in the finals played in Chamba Valley in Lusaka at the weekend.

Govt Ponders Lending Eurobond to Banks

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Deputy Minister Miles Sampa says Government would consider lending the US$750 million Eurobond to Commercial banks on short-term basis.

Jassy Singh (19) Scoops Barn Rally

[Times of Zambia]FIA African Rally Championship (ARC) double winner Muna Singh's 19-year-old son Jassy has scooped the Barn Rally aboard a Net One Technologies and Engen Petroleum Subaru Impreza N10 to move closer to his maiden national rally title.

State of Stadium Worries International Opponents

[New Vision]Uganda's Nations Cup qualifying opponents Zambia have expressed sadness with the state of the pitch at Namboole Stadium, the venue for the October 13 decisive match.

Govt Releases K77.2 Billion CDF

[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Finance has released a total of K77.2 billion for this year's Constituency Development Fund (CDF).

Well Done Sata, Say Southerners

[Times of Zambia]IN an unexpected and striking turn of events, President Michael Sata's works have received public recognition from the people of Southern Province who have spoken through 15 of their traditional leaders in commending Government.

Tazara, China Seal $U.S.42 Million Deal

[Times of Zambia]TANZANIA-Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara) and the Chinese government have concluded a US$42 million agreement that will see the company implement 12 projects aimed at improving the company's operations.

Accept Govt’s Successes – ZCTU

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has implored opposition political parties in the country to concede that the Patriotic Front Government has recorded numerous achievements in various sectors of the economy.

11 Die in Road Crashes

[Times of Zambia]ELEVEN people on Sunday died on the spot in two separate road traffic accidents in Mwense and Mkushi districts.

East Catholics to Fight for Deported Priest’s Return

[Times of Zambia]CHIPATA Diocese Bishop George Lungu has said the Church will not rest until justice prevails over the deportation of Lundazi Catholic Parish Priest father Viateur Banyangadora.

Vubwi, Sinda Get K40 Billion for Admin Construction

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has allocated K40 billion towards the construction of administration blocks in the newly created Vubwi and Sinda districts in Eastern Province.