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Posts published in “Day: October 11, 2012

Stanchart Ready for Rebasing Compliance

[Times of Zambia]STANDARD Chartered Bank has committed K5 billion for the effective implementation of the rebasing of the Kwacha to ensure that the bank is fully compliant before December 31, 2012.

Unity Finance, UBA Launch Unicard

[Times of Zambia]UNITY Finance in collaboration with the United Bank for Africa (UBA) has launched a Unity visa pre-paid card known as the Unicard which is a unique product meant for loan disbursements.

K25.5 Million Dangled for Chipolopolo Boys… If They Down Cranes

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has said Chipolopolo players will receive about K25.5 million (US$5,000) each if the team defeats Uganda in an Orange 2013 Africa Cup final qualifying round, return match on Saturday at Namboole Stadium in Kampala.

Small-Scale Miners’ Body Clinches Kenya Export Deal

[Times of Zambia]THE Federation for Small-Scale Miners Association of Zambia has entered into a supply agreement with Sasigens Cutters Limited of Kenya where the federation is expected to be supplying five types of precious stones.

CLM Completes Feasibility Study for $60 Million Cobalt Plant

[Times of Zambia]LUANSHYA Copper Mine (CLM) has completed the feasibility studies for construction of a US$60 million cobalt plant, while a mini crushing and milling plant at a cost of $40 million is also expected to be constructed, bringing the compan...

Airtel Unveils Premier Club

[Times of Zambia]AIRTEL Zambia has launched a promotion called Airtel Premier Club where some customers will have priority in accessing the network, call centre and all the Airtel shops across the country.

ZNFU Proposes Zero Import Duty On Agro Equipment

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA National Farmers Union (ZNFU) president Jarvis Zimba has proposed that the Government, through the 2013 national Budget revisits the current value added tax (VAT) system and import duty on some agricultural equipment Mr Zimba sa...

BOZ Rebasing Team Gets Rousing Feedback

[Times of Zambia]THE Bank of Zambia BoZ rebasing team which is in Luapula Province to sensitise people on the new currency has expressed gratitude for the response it is receiving from stakeholders in the communities that it is visiting.

Angolan Fashion Parades in Lusaka

[ANGOP]Lusaka -The Angolan designer Avelino do Nascimento and his brand "Me Sente" delighted on Monday evening the audience in the opening of the International Fashion Festival dubbed "AMAKA" in Lusaka city in Zambia.

Sata Invites Japanese Investors

[Times of Zambia]Tokyo -PRESIDENT Michael Sata has invited Japanese enterprises to consider investing in various sectors of the Zambian economy, especially taking over Kawambwa Tea Estate to revamp its operations and create jobs.

Defence Minister, Justice MInister Can Continue Work, Says Vice President

[Times of Zambia]VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott says Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba and his Justice counterpart Wynter Kabimba have the right to continue serving in Government until the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) establishes the validity of the corru...

Uganda Plot Zambia Downfall

[Times of Zambia]UGANDA first choice goalkeeper, Dennis Onyango has said the 1-0 defeat his team suffered to Zambia in the Orange 2013 Africa Cup final qualifying round, first leg has left the team with no option but to attack in the return match on Sa...

Choma Golf Club Postpones Nkumbula Tourney

[Times of Zambia]THE Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula Memorial Golf tournament which was scheduled to tee off at the Choma Golf Club on October 12 will be played a week later.

REA Connects Serenje’s Musamani Community

[Times of Zambia]THE Rural Electrification Authority (REA) has connected Musamani community in Serenje District of Muchinga Constituency to the national grid at a cost of K2.9 billion.

Kitwe Council Launches 5-Year Plan

[Times of Zambia]KITWE City Council (KCC) yesterday launched a five-year strategic plan aimed at improving the quality of life of residents.

Dig Deeper Into Prisons, Media Urged

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Prisons Service Commissioner Percy Chato has urged journalists to increase quality reporting on prisons to help society and the Government have a more informed perception about prisons.

Kalusha, Fans Console Jacob Mulenga

[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) and soccer fans bodies have consoled Chipolopolo striker Jacob Mulenga on the death of his father Victor, 65, who died in Johannesburg, South Africa on Monday afternoon after an illness.

Heifer Stakes $2 Million to Empower Needy

[Times of Zambia]HEIFER International Zambia has this year invested US$2 million in various programmes to empower vulnerable families with capital to enable them to engage in business ventures.