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Posts published in “Day: January 3, 2013

Kwacha Trades At K5 Per U.S.$ 1

[Times of Zambia]THE new Kwacha was yesterday trading against the United States dollar at K5.1611 selling and K5.1811 buying according to Bank of Zambia (BoZ) interbank foreign exchange rates for the 09:30 hours' session.

Stanchart Succeeds With Rebased Kwacha Crossover

[Times of Zambia]STANDARD Chartered Bank PLC and National Savings and Credit Bank (NATSAVE) successfully transitioned into the rebased Kwacha as at January 1, 2013 and customers are able to access the new notes without difficulties.

UCZ in Soup Over Collapsed Building

[Times of Zambia]THE United Church of Zambia (UCZ) leadership in Lusaka faces the wrath of the law for allowing congregants to converge in an incomplete building which collapsed, leading to the death of one member and injuring 41.

Tackling Youth Unemployment

[Times of Zambia]THE new year is finally here and most of us have definitely made resolutions for 2013 which I believe can be brought to reality if we applied a bit of determination.

Parley 2012 Events Recap

[Times of Zambia]AS the year 2013 dawns, it is imperative to reflect on some of the events that took centre stage in the proceedings of our Zambian parliament during the past year which should provide value in mapping the way forward for the nation.

Bembas Whack Ngonis in Golf Tourney

[Times of Zambia]BEMBAS proved their superiority over the Ngonis again on New Year's day when they thrashed their traditional opponents to win the annual Tribal Cousins golf championship for the record 13th time at Ndola Golf Club.

Chipolopolo Resume Afcon Defence Preps

[Times of Zambia]CHAMPIONS, Zambia returned to duty for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) preparations yesterday after a New Year's Day break with defence kingpin Stoppila Sunzu joining the intense training sessions in South Africa.

One Person Dies As Cholera Hits Mwense

[Times of Zambia]ONE person has died while 37 have been admitted to a cholera centre in Mwense after the waterborne disease broke out in the rural district of Luapula Province.

Tika Musonda Rated Belgium’s Future Star

[Times of Zambia]TIKA Musonda, son of celebrated former Zambia midfield maestro, Charles Musonda, has been hailed as a star in the making for Belgium.

‘2012 Bad Year for Tourism’

[Times of Zambia]THE tourism sector recorded dismal performance last year and failed to attract the targeted one million tourists while its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contribution was below par, the Tourism Council of Zambia (TCZ) has said.

French Ratings Elate Renard

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA soccer team coach Herve Renard has said he is honoured to be voted sixth in the 2012 French Coach-of-the-Year awards.

State Raps ‘Self-Respecting’ CSO, Church Leaders

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has observed that some civil society organisations (CSOs) and Church leaders are determined to ignore the fundamental realities of governance for selfish motives regarding the Public Order Act.

ZSA Aims to Retain Support

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Squash Association (ZSA) has vowed to fight hard to win back corporate support in its efforts to raise the standards of the game in the country.

ZAWA Probe to Spread to All Units

[Times of Zambia]INVESTIGATIONS into corrupt practices will be extended to all Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) units after a purge at the head office.

UNWTO Preps Get U.S. Boost

[Times of Zambia]THE United States of America (US) has invited a delegation of Zambian officials to a one-week exchange programme to equip them with skills ahead of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly to be held in Au...

Nation to Hold Last Training Session With Zambia

[ANGOP]Luanda -The national football team perform Saturday in Johannesburg the last friendly match with Zambia, the African champions, ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN2013) set from 19 January to 10 February in South Africa.