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Posts published in October 2012

Govt Inks K750 Billion Water Project

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT yesterday signed a K750 billion Kafue bulk water supply project with China Civil Engineering Construction which is aimed at improving water supply to households and commercial areas in Lusaka.

Zimbabwe Welcomes KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Back

[The Herald]KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on Monday night flew into Harare International Airport becoming the 13th airline to bounce back into Zimbabwean airspace since the formation of the inclusive Government.

‘UNWTO Preps on Track’

[The Herald]Preparations for the forthcoming United Nations World Tourism Organisation General Assembly to be co-hosted by Zimbabwe and Zambia are on track, UNWTO secretary-general Dr Taleb Rifai has said.

Zam Ponders Steering Committee

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) has proposed that an industrialisation steering committee be put in place to look into the affairs of manufacturers.

Govt to Introduce Law On Extractive Industries

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT will introduce an Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Act that will compel all mining firms operating in Zambia to disclose their production figures and all material payments they make.

Indeni Resumes Operations

[Times of Zambia]INDENI Petroleum Refinery has resumed operations after recording the first ever successful trouble free start up after the 21-days long closure to facilitate maintenance works.

Kalusha Bemoans U-17 Loss

[Times of Zambia]FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Kalusha Bwalya has said the Under-17 soccer team early elimination from the Orange 2013 Africa Junior Championship qualifying series is a disappointment to the country.

Nchanga Leaves IT Late to Beat Chibuluma

[Times of Zambia]NCHANGA on Sunday needed a sudden death point to beat Chibuluma in the thrilling finals to win the 2012 Zambia Bowling Association (ZBA) national mixed fours championship played at the Ndola Bowling and Tennis Club.

Ndola Man Arrested for Murder

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Ndola have arrested a 22-year-old man of Masala Mine Township for allegedly murdering his friend.

Kalenga’s New SCZ Vice-Chairperson

[Times of Zambia]VETERAN sports administrator Mwamba Kalenga has been appointed Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) vice-chairperson, taking over from Noriana Muneku, who has been dropped in national interest.

Court Rejects HH’s Application

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka magistrate's court yesterday rejected an application by United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema to refer his criminal charge to the High Court for determination of constitutional issues.

How to Prevent Cervical Cancer

[Times of Zambia]CERVICAL Cancer is a malignancy in the cervix, the narrow opening at the lower end of the female uterus, or womb that leads into the birth carnal.

State Calls for Improved Waste Management

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT says there is need for a paradigm shift of handling waste as dirt by adding value through various means.

Sondashi Bags FQM Uhuru Golf Open

[Times of Zambia]TOP Chibuluma junior golfer, Timothy Sondashi on Sunday kept his nerve to edge arch rival, Shiraz Mirza by a stroke to be crowned the 2012 First Quantum Minerals (FQM) Independence Golf Open champion in Ndola.

We’re Not Losing Sleep – Zanaco

[Times of Zambia]COACH Keegan Mumba has said the MTN-FAZ Premier Division League leaders Zanaco are not losing any sleep over threats on possibilities of being beaten to the league title by Power Dynamos, who have brought a seven point deficit down to ...

‘Councils Should Be Part of HIV/Aids Solutions

[Times of Zambia]THE Local Government Association of Zambia (LGAZ) says local authorities are key in addressing HIV/AIDS challenges in communities because of the strategic place they occupy.

Two Warders Deny Defaming Commissioner of Prisons

[Times of Zambia]TWO prison warders in Kabwe yesterday appeared before Principal Resident Magistrate John Mbuzi for allegedly defaming Commissioner of prisons Percy Chato.

Cathy to Defend Title Against Filipino Guro

[Times of Zambia]NEWLY crowned World Professional Boxing Federation (WPBF) champion Catherine Phiri will on February 2 next year defend her title against Norji Guro from the Philippians at the Government Complex in Lusaka.

FNB Recognised As Most Innovative Bank of 2012

[Times of Zambia]FIRST National Bank (FNB) has been recognised globally as the most innovative bank of the year 2012, in the BAI-Finacle Banking Innovative Awards according to the results announced in Washington last week.

PF Has Embraced All Tribes – Kabimba

[Times of Zambia]PATRIOTIC Front (PF) Secretary General, Wynter Kabimba says the ruling party has embraced all tribes in both the party and Government in order to effectively roll out development to all parts of the country.