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Posts published in “Day: October 25, 2012

Stanbic Gives Out K50 Billion Loans to SMEs

[Times of Zambia]STANBIC Bank Zambia has so far disbursed more than K50 billion to local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through a quick loan facility meant to support local businesses with the financial strength.

Take Advantage of Pacra Amnesty – State

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has urged Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Eastern Province to take advantage of the amnesty by the Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) to pay out their annual returns before the end of the year without a...

K1.7 Billion Released for Mwense Palm Plantation

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has released K1.7 billion to eccelerate major construction and development works at Mwense's Isubila Palm oil Plantation in Luapula Province.

Youth Demand Change of Curriculum

[Times of Zambia]THE Government should consider reviewing the education curriculum so that entrepreneurship and practical subjects are incorporated if meaningful development and poverty reduction through job creation is to be enhanced.

Solwezi Council Begins Roads Rehab

[Times of Zambia]THE SOLWEZI Municipal Council has embarked on an ambitious road rehabilitation project following the acquisition of road construction equipment worth K11.3 billion.

Lusaka Wins Cricket Tourney

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka Select Side won the first ever hosted Zambia Cricket Union (ZCU) organised Men's 20 Inter Provincial cricket championships after beating their Copperbelt counterparts in the finals played at the Ndola Cricket Club at the wee...

Kazembe’s Zambia Open Tennis Champ

[Times of Zambia]EDGAR Kazembe yesterday won the 2012 Zambia Open Tennis Championship after beating Zimbabwe's Martin Dzuwa in the men's final played at the Lusaka Tennis Club to pocket $1,500 (about K7.8 million).

Kabwe Flooding – What’s the Solution?

[Times of Zambia]YEAR in and out Kabwe has been hit with challenges of flooding which has left scores of families homeless mostly caused by plastics blockage in the sewer system.

Zambia Draws Nigeria for 2013 Afcon

[Times of Zambia]CHAMPIONS Zambia were last night drawn against two-time winners, Nigeria in a fair-looking Group C at the South Africa 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

Immigration Boss Fired

[Times of Zambia]IMMIGRATTION Department director general Anderson Phiri has been relieved of his duties for failing to implement Government's order to deport Innscor Zambia operations director, Jane Sharamanga.

Sata Honours Wives of Freedom Fighters

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday honoured wives of freedom fighters that fought for Zambia's liberation struggle alongside First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda, as the country marked 48 years of independence.

ZEMA Approves U.S.$450 Million New Acid Plant

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) has approved the construction of the US$450 million second acid plant by Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) Plc in Mufulira as part of the current smelter upgrade project.

Kabwe Cops Cry Foul Over Zesco Prepaid Metres

[Times of Zambia]SOME police officers in Kabwe whose houses were installed with ZESCO prepaid metres have complained over failure by the company to create accounts to enable them recharge the system with units, and this has left many houses in darkness...

Multitudes At State House in Uhuru Celebrations

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIANS from all walks of life thronged State House grounds yesterday to commemorate Zambia's 48th independence celebrations at the colourful event hosted by President Michael Sata and First Lady Christine Kaseba.

Egyptian Envoy Lauds Zambians for Upholding Peace

[Times of Zambia]EGYPTIAN Ambassador to Zambia, Salah EL-Sadek has praised the Zambian people for upholding peace since it gained independence without experiencing any bloodshed 48 years ago.

Nation Celebrates 48 Years of Independence

[Times of Zambia]Kabwe -ZAMBIANS across the country yesterday joined in toasting the country's 48th independence celebrations with a number of Government leaders officiating at the Uhuru functions.

Charcoal Burner in Court for Double Murder

[Times of Zambia]A 34-year-old Chibombo Charcoal burner on Friday appeared before Kabwe magistrate Mary Simpungwe in a matter in which he is facing two counts of murdering two children.

Nation Celebrates 48 Years of Independence

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday led several ministers and dignitaries to lay wreaths at the Freedom Statue in Lusaka in honour of the heroes that died during the struggle for independence.

Nation Celebrates 48th Anniversary

[New Era]Windhoek -Zambia yesterday celebrated 48 years of independence from the United Kingdom, a period which saw Africa's top copper producer being led by five different heads of state belonging to different political parties.