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Posts published in “Day: October 5, 2012

I’m Ready to Quit – Gbm

[Times of Zambia]DEFENCE Minister Geoffrey Mwamba is ready to step down from his Government position if running his business enterprises will have him labelled corrupt.

Travel Imprest Fraud – Govt Move Welcome

[Times of Zambia]ONE perennial feature in the Auditor-General's reports relates to rampant abuse of travel imprest by Government leaders and civil servants who have failed to account for money they accessed while on official trips.

Fight Poverty Through Agriculture – Comesa

[Times of Zambia]THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has implored member states to use agriculture to fight poverty and achieve high economic growth in the region.

Tazara, Malaysian Firm in Rehab Talks

[Times of Zambia]THE Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has commenced discussions with SMH Rail of Malaysia on the rehabilitation of the discarded locomotives and wagons to bring them back into use.

Truck Drivers’ Protest Enters Day 4

[Times of Zambia]THE protest and boycott by Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) truck drivers has entered day four thereby causing total truck congestion at Kasumbalesa border.

Parley Gets Road Accidents Report

[Times of Zambia]PARLIAMENT heard yesterday that the country recorded 18,876 road traffic accidents for the period September 2011 and August, 2012.

Former Fufa Boss Sounds Nations Cup Warning

[New Vision]Talking to New Vision sports writer James Bakama, former FUFA president, John Semanobe warns that Ugandan fans should not rely on the theory of home ground advantage ahead of the Cranes' side match against Zambia.

Chibombo Man Shoots Self to Death

[Times of Zambia]A MAN of Chibombo District shot himself to death after shooting and injuring another man on Tuesday night.

‘Prepare Fully for New Kwacha’

[Times of Zambia]THE BANK of Zambia (BoZ) has urged financial institutions and other stakeholders to fully prepare for the rebasing of the local currency to ensure smooth change-over.

PF’s Stance on Graft Fight Solid

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has approved policy changes aimed at eliminating the abuse of imprest by public officers and that it will fearlessly pursue the perpetrators of fraud to safeguard funds for national development.

Zambia Climbs Fifa Ladder

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA has moved up to sixth position in Africa and 41 in the World on the latest FIFA Coca-Cola rankings for October, released yesterday.

Kaumba, Mondo Miss on 2011 Coaches List

[Times of Zambia]A RECORD 62 coaches have qualified to coach MTN Super Division clubs next season following successful examinations conducted by the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) two weeks ago.

Works at Zone Six Games Village Begin

[Times of Zambia]REHABILITATION works at the University of Zambia (UNZA) hostels to be used as the Games Village during the Supreme Council for Sports in Africa (SCSA) Zone Six Under-20 Games in December have commenced.

Chess Ace Mwango Loses

[Times of Zambia]WOMEN World Chess Federation (FIDE) Master, Lorita Mwango suffered her first loss at the ongoing Africa Youth Chess Championships when she lost to Egyptian Women International Master (WIM) Shrook Wafa in the fifth round.

K300 Billion Pledged for Mkushi Mine

[Times of Zambia]MKUSHI Copper Joint Venture Limited has pledged to invest more than K300 billion in a copper mine in Mkushi and will start the pre-production activities once the Government cancels a default on its mining licence.

National Breweries Commissions K25 Billion Plant

[Times of Zambia]NATIONAL Breweries has commissioned its K25 billion state-of-the-art Chibuku processing plant in Kitwe which is the first of its kind in Africa.

Lusaka Road Works Excite Kabanshi

[Times of Zambia]LOCAL Government and Housing Minister Emerine Kabanshi has expressed happiness at the progress recorded by Poly Technologies of China engaged to work on 50 kilometres of Lusaka city roads at about K250 billion (US$50 million).

Industrialisation Conference Opens Today

[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry will hold a two-day conference on industrialisation and value addition starting today.