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Posts published in September 2012

Uganda Names Squad to Face Chipolopolo

[Times of Zambia]UGANDA football coach Bobby Williamson has unveiled a 23-member squad to face Zambia next Saturday at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola in an Africa Cup qualifier for the 2013 finals to be hosted by South Africa.

Minister Happy With Chibuluma Mine

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has said Zambians should derive maximum benefits from mine investments and expressed happiness with Chibuluma South Mine for employing local people in various positions including at managerial level.

Country Records Trade Surplus

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA has recorded this year's highest trade surplus valued at K400 billion in July 2012 from the K163 billion posted in June.

Mayuka Primed for Saints Debut

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S hotshot striker, Emmanuel Mayuka may make his dream English Premier League debut for Southampton on Sunday against 19-time champions, Manchester United following his entry visa clearance.

New Mine to Create Over 3,000 Jobs

[Times of Zambia]THE newly established Chinese-owned Changfa Resources Mokambo Copper Mine project on the Mufulira and Democratic Republic of Congo border is expected to create about 3,000 new jobs when it begins full-scale operations this year.

Go Mayuka Go!

[Times of Zambia]THE greatest news on the Zambian football scene is that Zambia striker Emmanuel Mayuka has been signed by English Premier League newcomers Southampton from Switzerland's Young Boys Berne.

Country’s Inflation Rate Soars

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's annual inflation rate for August has soared to 6.4 per cent from last month's 6.2 per cent, mostly due to the rise in food prices, the Central Statistical Office (CSO) has said.

Abuse of Women At Work Places

[Times of Zambia]WHEN I first received information about abuse of a named young woman at a mine in Solwezi, I was shocked.

Witness Testifies in William Banda Assault Case

[Times of Zambia]A WITNESS yesterday recounted how MMD cadres who were in the company of United Party for National Development (UPND) special adviser to party president Hakainde Hachilema, William Banda allegedly beat and ransacked shops at a place cal...

SADC Summit Inspires Hope for Africa

[Times of Zambia]MOZAMBIQUE's port city Maputo, home of more than one million people, and a pearl of the Indian Ocean, played host to the 32nd ordinary Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit at the Joachim Chissano International Conferenc...

Macky II Launches NGO

[Times of Zambia]MACKY II, is tonight expected to launch his long-awaited album Legendary at Barclays Sports Complex in Lusaka.

Livingstone Revellers Overwhelm Eastpoint

[Times of Zambia]EXCITEMENT characterised last Friday night in Livingstone when Lusaka premier night club Eastpoint opened a franchise in the tourist capital.

Bottoms Up Owner to Promote Local Music

[Times of Zambia]TASICIO Chanda, the proprietor of Bottoms Up in Luanshya, is one of the joint owners out to promote Zambian music on the Copperbelt.