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Posts published in “Day: October 17, 2012

WB Urges Speedy Eurobond Use

[Times of Zambia]THE World Bank(WB) has urged the Government to quickly and effectively spend the US$750 million Eurobond on productive projects which will bring about growth and employment opportunities in the country.

Natalie Forget Jets in Today

[Times of Zambia]CANADIAN, Natalie Forget is expected to arrive in the country today ahead of this weekend's World Professional Boxing Federation (WPBF) bantamweight title fight against Zambian champion, Catherine Phiri set for this Saturday at Governm...

Don’t Exploit Farmers – ZNFU

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia National Farmers' Union (ZNFU) says the decision by the Government to delink the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) from the maize marketing system should not encourage the private businesses to exploit the farmers by underpaying the...

Indeni Invests U.S.$60 Million in Diesel Plant Processor

[Times of Zambia]INDENI Petroleum Refinery managing director Maybin Noole has said his company is in the process of importing a Diesel Hydro-treater and Isomeriser at a cost of US$ 60 million (approximately K300 billion) meant for reducing the sulphur ...

13-Year Old Scoops Nkana Squash Tourney

[Times of Zambia]THIRTEEN-year-old Preston Mhango over the weekend put up a scintillating performance to win the boys Under-15 and Under-19 category titles at the Eddie Mutoya Junior Squash Open that was held at Nkana Squash Club in Kitwe.

FAZ Hails Seeding, Sets Sight on 2013 AFCON

[Times of Zambia]FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president, Kalusha Bwalya has said his association together with major stakeholders in the world's most beautiful game, are strategising the national team's preparations for next year's Africa Cup o...

2013 Budget Analysis

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda made some decisive promises during his budget speech on October 12, this year and set out a comprehensive strategy to put Zambia's economy on a path to sustainable long term and balanced growth.

Fourth Mobile Operator Welcome, Assures State

[Times of Zambia]TRANSPORT, Works, Supply and Communications Minister Christopher Yaluma yesterday toured Airtel offices in Lusaka. Above, Airtel managing director Fayaz King explains operations of the network centre, as officials from Airtel and membe...

MTN League Games Deferred

[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has deferred by a week league matches across all divisions that were set for today due to national mourning in honour of former Cabinet minister Stephen Manjata who died on Sunday.

OSISA Calls for Mandatory CSR in Extractive Industries

[Times of Zambia]OPEN Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) has urged countries in the region to make corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes mandatory in the extractive industries.

Chikwanda Was in Order, Rules Speaker

[Times of Zambia]SPEAKER of the National Assembly, PATRICK MATIBINI yesterday ruled that Finance Minister ALEXANDER CHIKWANDA was in order to present the 2013 Budget while at the same time acting as Republican President.

‘We ‘ll Boost Trade Between Zambia, Zimbabwe – Karima

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Railway Limited (ZRL) has commenced talks with National Railway of Zimbabwe to boost trade activities between that country and Zambia, ZRL managing director Knox Karima has said.

HH Appeals Against Magistrate Ruling

[Times of Zambia]UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema has filed in a notice of appeal against the magistrate court's decision to reject his application to refer his case to the High Court.

Chipata Man Nabbed for Killing Daughter

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Chipata have arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly killing his 12-year-old step daughter using an iron rode, Police spokesperson Elizabeth Kanjela has confirmed.

Inclusive Growth Agenda Mooted

[Times of Zambia]Seoul -GOVERNMENT ministers attending the Third Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) in Seoul, South Korea have declared to have an inclusive growth agenda that makes member countries attain sustainable social and economic growth.

First Lady Woos Korean Investors

[Times of Zambia]Seoul -FIRST Lady Christine Kaseba has implored a South Korean medical equipment manufacturing company to set up a plant in Zambia to meet the African demand in medical supply.

Innscor Zambia ‘Employee Protector’ MD Fired

[Times of Zambia]INNSCOR Zambia Limited managing director, Henry Clarke has been dismissed for defending Zambian employees who have allegedly been verbally abused by operations director Jane Sharamanga at the company's subsidiaries.