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Posts published in “Day: January 22, 2013

Information Can Help Zambia Fight Poverty

[OSISA]Since independence in 1964, successive Zambian governments have grappled with rampant poverty and unemployment in a country that boasts a vast array of natural resources. Countless conferences on poverty reduction and employment creation have be...

52 Health Posts On Cards in Central Province

[Times of Zambia]PLANS to construct 52 health posts in Central Province alone out of the 650 planned health posts countrywide has been described as a shot in the arm and will assist in taking health services closer to the people.

Stop Frustrating Govt Efforts, Says Chikusu

[Times of Zambia]KATUBA MMD Member of Parliament (MP) Patrick Chikusu has advised his fellow opposition MPs to stop frustrating Government projects.

Chikokola Interred

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Army Commander Lieutenant -General Paul Mihova has described late Green Buffaloes coach, George Chikokola, as a dedicated hard worker who would be missed by both the Army and the club.

Kwacha Trades On Low Note Against Dollar

[Times of Zambia]THE Kwacha traded on the backfoot against the United States (US) dollar at the close of business last week as continued demand for the dollar from inter-bank players saw the local unit lose 25 Ngwee on the day.

Road Carnage – Barrier to Growth

[Times of Zambia]ROAD traffic accidents in Zambia have continued to claim human lives at a worrying rate, standing out as the third highest cause of death after HIV/AIDS and malaria.

Chipolopolo Misfire

[Times of Zambia]CHAMPIONS Zambia kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title defence yesterday with a shocking draw against a 10-man Ethiopia in an eventful Group C opener.

Chipolopolo Depress Fans

[Times of Zambia]STRIKER Collins Mbesuma may have lived up to his new name of 'King David', which he said was due to him re-gaining his goal scoring prowess, but his goal against a 10-man Ethiopia was not enough to inspire soccer fans across the countr...

Stop Corridor Disease

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT should do something about the outbreak of suspected corridor disease in Southern Province which is threatening livestock.

Two Hundred DRC Refugees Enter Mwense

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 200 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have entered Zambia, this time through Mwense District in Luapula Province.

Nyiombo Defends Fertiliser Deal

[Times of Zambia]NYIOMBO Investments, a company contracted to supply fertiliser to farmers in the 2012/2013 farming season, has defended itself from criticism, saying it has performed well in the delivery of inputs to farmers.

Royal Solwezi Completes KR50 Million Expansion Project

[Times of Zambia]THE Royal Solwezi Hotel has successfully completed the first two phases of the expansion programme, which have seen the erection of eight fully-furnished apartments at a cost of K50 billion (KR50 million).

Guy Scott’s Wife, Charlotte, On ZAWA Board

[Zambia Reports]Tourism and Arts minister Sylvia Masebo has appointed the wife to Vice-President Guy Scott, Charlotte on the board of Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA).

Withdraw Kabimba’s ZAWA Appointment – UPND

[Zambia Reports]UPND has urged President Michael Sata to withdraw PF secretary general Wynter Kabimba from the new Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) board.

Manufacturing Sector’s GDP Input Drops

[Times of Zambia]THE local manufacturing sector's contribution to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the last five years has dropped despite the industry recording an average growth of three per cent.

Opposition Leader’s Trial Stalls

[Zambia Reports]The prosecution of opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema yesterday failed to take off in the case where he is charged with the defamation of President Michael Sata because the State was not prepared.

Kabwata Residents Rally Lubinda

[Zambia Reports]Residents of Kabwata Constituency have vowed to follow foreign affairs minister Given Lubinda if he is expelled from the party.

Three Die in East Traffic Accident

[Times of Zambia]THREE people died on the spot while others are nursing injuries in hospital after two fatal road traffic accidents in Eastern Province.

Namugala, Kachingwe Form Parallel MMD Structure

[Times of Zambia]SQUABBLES in the MMD yesterday deepened when ousted national secretary Richard Kachingwe and Mafinga Member of Parliament (MP) Catherine Namugala formed a parallel structure with a new party headquarters.

Initiative to Resolve CD4 Reagent On

[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Health (MoH) has put in place a laboratory commodities management information system to order CD4 reagents and consumables from Medical Stores Limited.