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Posts published in “Day: November 23, 2012

LUSE in Poor Show

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE) has performed badly this year with 50 per cent of the total market recording negative gains from January to November 2012.

Blacklist Directors – IOD

[Times of Zambia]A REPORT commissioned by the Institute of Directors of Zambia (IoD) has recommended that directors who have served on boards of companies which have either collapsed or gone into liquidation should be blacklisted.

ZEMA Approves U.S.$ 640 Million Kansanshi Smelter

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) has approved the proposed construction of a US$640 million smelter at Kansanshi Mining in Solwezi, along with 48 other large scale projects around the country.

Experts Disagree With World Bank Over Ranking

[Times of Zambia]MORE local experts have discredited the World Bank 2013 cost of doing business ranking for Zambia describing it as narrow and unrepresentative because most of the latest reforms the country has made were allegedly not included.

November 30 Is Rebasing Testing Day for Banks

[Times of Zambia]THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has set November 30, 2012, as an official day when all financial institutions are expected to test all their systems towards the dispensing and handling of the new rebased local currency.

UPND MP Calls for Opposition Indaba

[Times of Zambia]UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) Bweengwa Member of Parliament (MP) Highvie Hamududu has proposed that the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) and other opposition parties should hold an indaba to find sustainable solution on Zambi...

ZACCI Wants Two Months Grace Period for Rebasing

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has called for a two-month grace period for Kwacha rebasing exercise to allow the business community to reconfigure their information technology (IT) systems.

Return Home, Diplomat Urges Angolans

[Times of Zambia]ANGOLAN Ambassador to Zambia Balbina Dias Da Silva has implored Angolans living in Zambia to return to their homeland and help in the reconstruction of the country.

Locci’s Lawyers Withdraw

[Times of Zambia]THREE Lusaka lawyers have withdrawn from representing Fratelli Locci the co-accused of President Rupiah Banda's son, Andrew in a corruption case.

Buffaloes Tossed Out of Volleyball Tourney

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's Green Buffaloes were yesterday eliminated from the on-going Zone Six Volleyball Club championships by fellow defence force side, Botswana Defence Force (BDF) for the visitors to progress to today's semi-finals.

Meet International Standards – Chenda

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has urged agribusiness companies to review their operations for them to comply with the international standards on quality and safety as Parmalat Zambia receives ISO 22000 international standard certification.

Coaches Grumble Ahead of Zone Six Games

[Times of Zambia]ELEVEN days before Zambia hosts the Supreme Council for Sports in Africa (SCSA) Zone Six Youth Games, basketball and boxing coaches have complained of lack of proper training equipment.

UTH Water Blues Annoy Sata

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday directed University Teaching Hospital (UTH) management and Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) to immediately resolve the water crisis at the highest referral institution in the country.

Katongo Eyes Another Accolade

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA skipper, Christopher Katongo has been nominated for the 2012 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) African Footballer-of the-Year award.

Invest in Cancer Education Implores First Lady

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Lady Christine Kaseba has implored all stakeholders to invest in cancer education and screening services to reduce cervical cancer deaths.