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Posts published in “Day: December 27, 2012

State Eager to Upgrade Health Institutions

[Times of Zambia]HEALTH Minister Joseph Kasonde says Government will ensure that it completes the upgrading of health institutions by the end of next year.

BoZ Hailed Over Rates Directive

[Times of Zambia]THE manufacturing sector and consumers have commended the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) for directing commercial banks not to exceed 18.25 per cent interest rates it was charging borrowers saying the move will affect the benefits aimed at stimu...

Irish Govt Set for New Programmes

[Times of Zambia]THE Irish government is ready to embark on a new phase of development cooperation with Zambia.

Zambian Breweries’ New Ndola Beer Plant Opens

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambian Breweries (ZB) Plc's new state-of-the-art beer plant in Ndola has commenced operations recording production figures of more than 5000 hectolitres of beer which has since been offloaded on the market.

Mopani to Curb Sulphur Dioxide Emission

[Times of Zambia]MOPANI Copper Mines Plc has commissioned the second convertor to curb the problem of the mine's sulphur dioxide emissions that dates back to the 1930's, company chief executive officer, Danny Callow has said.

Hospitals’ Facelift Welcome News

[Times of Zambia]THE assurance by Health Minister Joseph Kasonde that the Government will put a facelift to the country's hospitals and other health institutions is an extremely important undertaking that will benefit majority Zambians who depend on Go...

Kabwe Council Seizes 69 Goats

[Times of Zambia]THE Kabwe Municipal Council yesterday swang into action and seized about 69 goats in four townships.

ZCCM-IH Owes Govt Over K2 Billion

[Times of Zambia]Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines-Investment Holdings (ZCCM-IH) owes the Government a total of K2.139 billion in loans arising from the restructuring programmes undertaken prior to the company's privatisation more than a decade ago.

Dethroned Chief Nkana Loses Application

[Times of Zambia]THE Kitwe High Court has dismissed an application by dethroned Chief Nkana to stay the judgment that declared that he was not validly elected as chief.

Why the Upswing in Gender-Based Violence?

[Times of Zambia]GENDER-Based Violence (GBV) cases in Zambia have reached alarming levels despite stiffer punishments being meted out on the culprits.

Govt Releases K1.3 Billion for South Police Rehab

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has released about K1.3 billion for the rehabilitation of some police stations in Southern Province ahead of next year's United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly in Livingstone.

Interview With WFP’s Country Director in Zambia

[AlertNet]Simon Cammelbeeck answers questions about the food security situation in Zambia, and about the country's role as an emerging producer and exporter of maize in southern Africa.

Mumbwa Cop Charged for Theft

[Times of Zambia]A MUMBWA-based police officer who was on Monday detained for allegedly stealing four guns from the armoury has been charged with theft by public servant.

Thandiwe Sues Anti-Corruption Commission

[Times of Zambia]FORMER First Lady Thandiwe Banda has sued Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) over the seized apartments at the Mpundu Trust Limited on Leopards Hill Road in Lusaka.

111 Accidents, 12 Deaths Recorded

[Times of Zambia]TWELVE people out of a total of 111 road traffic accidents recorded countrywide died during the festive period, Police spokesperson Elizabeth Kanjela has said.

Are Youths Ready for the Challenge?

[Times of Zambia]URGED on by the overwhelming feedback I got following from last week's article on accessing Youth Development Funds (YDF), I feel fired-up to learn that the leaders of tomorrow have appreciated this column.

Namibia Names Squad for Zambia Friendly

[Times of Zambia]NAMIBIA have named a strong 20-member squad ahead of the January 15 international friendly match against the Chipolopolo set for the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, venue of Zambia's 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Group C match against Ethi...

Opposition Leader Arrested, Charged

[Times of Zambia]MMD leader Nevers Mumba was yesterday arrested in Kitwe after being interrogated for about five hours.

Man Caged for Drug Trafficking

[Times of Zambia]THE Kabwe High Court has sentenced a 45-year-old man to 10 years imprisonment with hard labour for trafficking in more than 20 kilogrammes of marijuana.