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Posts published in “Day: December 21, 2012

Creation of Chitambo District Elates Lalas

[Times of Zambia]DURING the commissioning of a mini-hydro power station in Chinsali, President Sata announced the creation of seven more districts in three provinces, among them Central. Chitambo was one of the districts.

Nail Ritual Killers!

[Times of Zambia]THE grisly murder of a 20-year-old taxi driver in Lusaka brings to the fore yet another jigsaw puzzle that requires highly skilled and judicious police officers to crack.

UTH to Be Redesigned

[Times of Zambia]THE University Teaching Hospital (UTH) will soon undergo a facelift following the successful awarding of a contract to redesign the health institution.

Veep Flags Off Seed Distribution

[Times of Zambia]VICE-President Guy Scott has said 90,000 hectares of maize have been ravaged by army worms out of the total 300,000 hectares countrywide.

Seal Tax Loopholes, Saasa Urges Govt

[Times of Zambia]ECONOMIST Oliver Saasa has said revelations that K40 trillion was siphoned out of Zambia reflects serious lapses in the tax system which the current Government should urgently address.

Kabimba Speaks Out On Graft Probe

[Times of Zambia]PATRIOTIC Front (PF) Secretary General Wynter Kabimba says a foreign oil company is behind the 'fictitious' evidence provided to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) against him.

Sandu, Sakutamba Top ZNS Sports Awards Ceremony

[Times of Zambia]JUDOKA, Esther Sandu and budding Under-20 boxer, Ben Sakutamba yesterday dominated the 2012 Zambia National Service (ZNS) Sports awards ceremony in Lusaka.

U.S. Court Pursues Zambian Woman for Fraud

[Times of Zambia]A UNITED States of America (US) court has issued a warrant of arrest against a Zambian woman who allegedly defrauded Medicaid, a US Government health care benefit programme, of US$1,062,370 (about K5.2 billion).

Hydro Power Contractor Wants Road Rehabilitated

[Times of Zambia]A CHINESE contractor working on the Itezhi-tezhi hydro power project in Central Province has requested the Government to rehabilitate Itezhi-tezhi Road to avoid delaying the completion of the project.

ZACCI Welcomes Plan to Set Up IDC

[Times of Zambia]THE Government's move to merge the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) and Public Private Partnership (PPP) unit to establish the Industrial Development Commission (IDC) will enhance private sector participation in the economy.

Zone Six Athletes in Cash Bonanza

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has rewarded all athletes who won medals at the just-ended Supreme Council for Sport in Africa (SCSA) Zone Six Under-20 Games in Lusaka with gold medalists receiving K15 million each.

Chipolopolo Get Full AFCON Prize Money

[Times of Zambia]ALL members of Zambia's 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) history-making squad have been paid in full their prize money amounting to over K350 million per person.

Taxi Driver Brutally Murdered

[Times of Zambia]A TAXI driver in Lusaka has been gruesomely murdered in a suspected ritual killing in which the assailants gouged out an eye, tongue and throat before dumping the body in Roma Township.

Thumbs Up to Kambwili!

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Minister Chishimba Kambwili has once again shown to be a man of action following yesterday's appreciation to athletes who won Zambia 41 medals during the 2012 Supreme Council for Sports in Africa (SCSA) Zone Six Youth Games.

African Milling Slashes Meal Prices

[Times of Zambia]AFRICAN Milling Company (AMC) has reduced mealie meal prices to K50,000 and will print the recommended retail price on all its bags.

Zambia Better Under PF – Sakeni

[Times of Zambia]CHIEF Government spokesperson Kennedy Sakeni has said the political atmosphere in the country has tremendously improved from the time the Patriotic Front (PF) took over.