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Posts published in “Day: January 4, 2013

Consumers Yet to Familiarise With Rebased Kwacha

[Times of Zambia]MOST people are finding difficulties to get used to the new local currency, especially when relating the old low value notes to the rebased Kwacha.

Tomato Trader Shuns Rebased Kwacha

[Times of Zambia]A TOMATO trader caused a stir at Kabwe's Green market on Wednesday when she refused to get the rebased KR10 (K10,000) after a customer paid her the new Kwacha for tomatoes and vegetables.

Weightlifters AGM Flops Again

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Weightlifting Federation (ZWF)'s elective annual general meeting (AGM) last weekend again failed to take off after affiliates asked for another postponement.

‘Local Suppliers, Contractors Are Our Priority’

[Times of Zambia]MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM) Plc has reportedly resolved to give first priority in terms of awarding contracts in supply and construction to local contractors in Mufulira and Kitwe this year.

What Does 2013 Have in Store?

[Times of Zambia]A NEW year has started and it is goodbye to 2012 together with all its successes as we now aim to accomplish more in 2013.

‘Angola Friendly May Be Risky Bait for Kalaba’

[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO midfield genius, Rainford Kalaba is set to miss African champions, Zambia's first of the four final preparatory matches for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

‘B’faso, Zambia Spied On Us in Barcelona’

[This Day]Group opponents of Nigeria in the AFCON 2013 tournament, Burkina Faso and Zambia sent spies to monitor the Nigerian versus Catalonia selected game in Barcelona on Wednesday and they were pleasantly surprised at the quality on display.

UCZ Accident Victim Evacuated to UTH

[Times of Zambia]ONE of the victims injured when a United Church of Zambia (UCZ) building in Chainda Township in Lusaka collapsed has been transferred to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) for advanced surgical operations.

Veep Canes Energy Regulation Board

[Times of Zambia]VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott yesterday lashed out at Energy Regulation Board (ERB) over its decision to construct an elaborate state-of-the-art office complex worth KR50 million (K50 billion) when Zambia's fuel prices are the highest in th...

BOZ to Control Annual Lending Rates

[Times of Zambia]THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has introduced a 30 and 42 per cent seal to control annual lending interest rates charged by non-bank financial institutions on customers.

Luapula Cholera Death Toll Hits Three

[Times of Zambia]THE cholera death toll in Luapula Province has risen to three, Health Minister Joseph Kasonde has confirmed.

Copperbelt Welcomes Rebased Kwacha

[Times of Zambia]A CROSS-SECTION of residents on the Copperbelt has welcomed the use of the rebased Kwacha which was effected on January 01.

Woman Cornered in India for Drugs

[Times of Zambia]A ZAMBIAN woman was on Christmas Day arrested in New Delhi, India, for being in possession of 41.5 kilogrammes of narcotics worth about US$510,000.

Road to UNWTO Indaba Bright

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA has made tremendous progress in preparing for the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly to be held in August this year, Tourism and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo has said.

UNWTO U.S. Boost Welcome

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA has already played host to various international conferences, but the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly it will co-host with neighbouring Zimbabwe is unique.

Kabwe Taxi Drivers Protest Over Killings

[Times of Zambia]SCORERS of taxi drivers yesterday caused a traffic jam in Kabwe as they protested against the brutal killing of their colleague whose body was dumped near Makombe area on Lusaka-Kabwe road.