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Posts published in “Day: December 24, 2012

Association Cites Emeralds Marketing Setbacks

[Times of Zambia]THE Emeralds and Semi-precious Stones Mining Association of Zambia (ESMAZ) is facing challenges in marketing high-grade Zambian emeralds and other gemstones globally because of the manner the minerals are being sold.

FQM Backs Strict Mineral Exports Monitoring

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Quantum Minerals Limited (FQM) has welcomed Government's measure to strictly monitor mineral exports and proceeds.

‘Discourage Use of Plastic Bags – Youth

[Times of Zambia]YOUTHS who are doing a business of manufacturing baskets in Lusaka have appealed to the Government to come up with more avenues for encouraging the growth of the Small and Medium Enterprises(SMEs) and discourage shoppers to use plastic...

Cleaners Treat Patients At Itezhi-Tezhi Health Centre

[Times of Zambia]SOME health posts in Itezhi-Tezhi District are being run by cleaners and other classified daily employees who in some cases assist expectant women to deliver.

Minister Kambwili Cheats Death

[Times of Zambia]YOUTH and Sport Minister Chishimba Kambwili on Saturday escaped unhurt when his official vehicle overturned in Mpika in Muchinga Province.

FRA Payment Switch Right On

[Times of Zambia]THE decision by the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) to pay the remaining farmers directly by cash will certainly expedite the process as effecting payment through commercial banks has been characterised by encumbrances.

Govt to Invest K3 Billion in Dairy Equipment

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT will next year invest more than K3 billion in buying dairy equipment for small scale dairy farmers across the country.

Extend Fish Ban, Luapula Chiefs Urge State

[Times of Zambia]FOUR chiefs in Luapula Province have urged Government to extend the fish ban from three to four months to ensure that breeding of the fish is fully completed.

Revised Labour Laws to Stimulate Production

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambian labour market has faced a lot of challenges, dating back to the liberalisation of Zambia's economy from the early 1990s.

Minister Gives Chipata Council Ultimatum

[Times of Zambia]A NEW Government complex and 300 housing units will be constructed in Chipata in Eastern Province as the area strives to attain the city status.

FRA to Speed Up Payments

[Times of Zambia]THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has resolved to effect cash to all unpaid farmers through the provincial administration's office on the Copperbelt.

Dual Citizenship Debate Rages On

[Times of Zambia]EVER wondered how it feels to be in a foreign country? Of course, depending on what you are there for, the feeling can be exhilarating.

Don’t Block Lubinda – Kabimba

[Times of Zambia]PATRIOTIC Front (PF) Secretary General Wynter Kabimba has cautioned party members against taking the law into their own hands in the matter involving embattled Foreign Affairs Minister Given Lubinda.

Nevers Succumbs to Pressure Over NEC Meeting

[Times of Zambia]MMD president Nevers Mumba has succumbed to pressure to convene a National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting to iron out squabbles that have rocked the former ruling party.

Lusaka Youth Shot Dead

[Times of Zambia]A LUSAKA business executive has shot dead an 18-year-old boy who was part of a rowdy crowd in Chawama Township.

Local Players Fail Renard

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA soccer team coach Herve Renard has said locally based players need to show more desire when given a chance to feature for the Chipolopolo international friendly matches.

Pledge to Support All Sporting Disciplines

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has pledged to support all sporting disciplines and encourage sports development through implementation of effective policies for sports in all schools.

Mukuka Mulenga’s Power Footballer of the Year

[Times of Zambia]BUDDING midfield sensation Mukuka Mulenga at the weekend capped a successful 2012 season with another accolade, this time scooping the Power Dynamos Footballer of the Year award.