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Posts published in “Day: April 11, 2013

24,000 Mealie-Meal Bags Impounded

[Times of Zambia]Police have impounded two trucks laden with 24,000 bags of breakfast mealie meal suspected to be in transit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Partner With EXIM Bank, DBZ Urged

[Times of Zambia]THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Toolkit project has urged the Development Bank of Zambia (DBZ) to partner with the Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank) for the purpose of financing, facilitating and promot...

All Set for Livingstone By-Election

[Times of Zambia]ALL is set for today's Livingstone Central parliamentary by-election, District Electoral Officer Vivian Chikoti has declared.

How to Prevent Food-Borne Illness

[Times of Zambia]AN adage “Cleanliness is next to godliness” is certainly true in the kitchen, where poor sanitary practices in food preparation and preservation can lead to the growth of harmful bacteria.

Zambia Crumbles On FIFA Rankings

[Zambia Reports]Zambia has dropped nine places on the FIFA monthly ranking for April going from 36th place in March on the global chart to 45th and further lost her position in Africa from sixth position they gained in March to Tunisia to seven in April.

Disorganised PF Ministers Worry Saccord

[Zambia Reports]Southern Africa Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) says there is a breakdown of communication in the PF cabinet as evidenced by the conflicting positions between acting president Edgar Lungu and agriculture min...

Edgar Lungu’s Promise for New Constitution

[Zambia Reports]One of Zambia's numerous attempts at drafting yet another constitution set off yesterday at the Mulungushi Conference Centre in Lusaka with acting President Edgar Lungu saying the people's views will be taken on board.

More Youth Funds On Cards

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is in the process of acquiring an extra KR10 million (K10 billion) to increase the already disbursed KR19.6 million (K19.6 billion) Youth Development Fund (YDF).

Court Sends Baby Killer for Medical Examinations

[Times of Zambia]KABWE High Court Judge-in-Charge Eddie Sikazwe has ordered that a 41-year-old man who is alleged to have smashed his one-month-old-grandson's head, be taken to Chainama Hills Hospital for medical examination.

Natsave Opens in Chavuma to Ease Transactions

[Times of Zambia]THE National Savings and Credit Bank (Natsave) has opened the first-ever bank in Chavuma District and the Government has registered the Public Service Microfinance Institution which will offer interest rates not exceeding five per cent.

Chibombo RTA – Farmer Sent to High Court

[Times of Zambia]A MKUSHI farmer accused of having caused the death of 50 people in a road traffic accident in Chibombo last month has been committed to the High Court for trial.

Xi Invites Sata to China

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata will early next week travel to China on a seven-day State visit at the invitation of that country's newly-elected President Xi Jinping.

Cathy Ranked World’s Number 9

[Times of Zambia]THE Women International Boxing Association (WIBA), the world's most respected women boxing sanctioning body, has given Zambia's latest boxing heroine Catherine Phiri, a monumental top 10 ranking at number nine.

Controlling Officers Blamed for Govt Funds Misuse

[Times of Zambia]INCOMPETENCE of some controlling officers in Government institutions has led to continued misappropriation of public finances, Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba has said.

MP Fumes Over Shoddy Chifubu Stadium Works

[Times of Zambia]CHIFUBU Member of Parliament Susan Kawandami has expressed disappointment over poor works done on Chifubu Stadium in Ndola despite the project receiving adequate funding.

Lubuto Clinic to Be Upgraded

[Times of Zambia]LUBUTO Clinic in Ndola is among health centres the Ministry of Health has earmarked for upgrading to the status of a mini general hospital together with Lusaka's Chawama, Chilenje, Chipata, Matero and Kanyama clinics.

ZTB Intensifies Livingstone Marketing

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Tourism Board (ZTB) has intensified marketing little-known tourism products and services outside Livingstone under the board's strategic focus, which is part of the 2013 marketing plan.