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Posts published in January 2013

ZCU Targets Youth Projects

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Cricket Union (ZCU) president Reuben Chama has said the union will this year focus on youth development programmes as its strives to build on a successful 2012 campaign.

IFDC Inks $400 Million Greenfield Copper Mines Deal

[Times of Zambia]THE International Finance Development Corporation (IFDC) has signed a US$400-million investment deal with a local firm for the development of the greenfield copper and emerald mines which will create 6,000 jobs on Copperbelt.

President Reiterates Hard Work Pledge

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has pledged to continue working hard to better the lives of Zambians after a successful 2012.

Govt Secures Land for MFEZ in Luapula

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has secured about 4,000 hectares of land for the establishment of a Multi-facility Economic Zone (MFEZ) in Chembe District in Luapula Province.

Teens Appear in Court for Murder

[Times of Zambia]TWO Lusaka school boys who are allegedly behind the gruesome murder and defacing of a Lusaka taxi driver have appeared for mention in a magistrate court.

Chipolopolo U.S Training Tempo

[Times of Zambia]AFTER resting on New Year's Day, African football champions, Zambia resume the final phase of intensive preparations for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in South Africa today with defender Emmanuel Mbola joining the squad.

Hands-Off Rodrick Kabwe, Warriors Warns

[Times of Zambia]PROMOTED MTN-FAZ Premier Division League side, Kabwe Warriors has accused Power Dynamos of tapping up their prized captain Rodrick Kabwe.

Chibwe Mulenga Interred

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday led hundreds of mourners who witnessed the burial of former Chifubu Member of Parliament and Ndola Mayor Chibwe Mulenga who died after a long battle with diabetes last Friday.

Kitwe, Ndola Roads Rehab Starts End January

[Times of Zambia]MAJOR township road rehabilitation in Kitwe and Ndola will start at the end of this month after two consultancy firms were awarded contracts to commence implementing the projects.

Rebased Kwacha Unveiled

[Times of Zambia]THE rebased Zambian currency was yesterday unveiled with Government warning against hiking prices of goods and services.

Musician Olomide Accused of Attacking Journalist

[CPJ]Nairobi -The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in Zambia to thoroughly investigate accusations that a well-known rhumba musician attacked a freelance photographer on Friday at a concert in Lusaka, the capital.