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Posts published in “Day: April 17, 2013

How Ready Are We for Tourism Indaba?

[Times of Zambia]IT is exciting for Zambia to co-host the forthcoming United Nations World Tourism Organisation general assembly, a rare privilege we should take advantage of as we continue working to achieve economic development.

Livingstone Residents Reject New Zesco Tariffs

[Times of Zambia]SOME Livingstone residents have rejected the proposed average of 26 per cent increment of Zesco tariffs arguing that the upward adjustment will increase the cost of production and in turn push up prices of various commodities.

Geological Society Welcomes Emeralds Sale Ban

[Times of Zambia]THE Geological Society of Zambia (GSZ) has said Government's decision to ban auctioning of emeralds outside the country is good and progressive because it will enhance transparency and accountability in the production of precious stones.

Golfer Walia Scoops 2013 Spur Junior Open

[Times of Zambia]PROMISING golfer, Abhinav Walia on Monday beat 107 other golfers to scoop the 2013 Spur Zambia Junior Open Golf Championship held at the Lusaka Golf Club after amassing 157 points.

Don’t Rush to Fire Coaches-FAZ

[Times of Zambia]THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) and the Zambia Football Coaches Association (ZAFCA) have appealed to club owners to be patient with their coaches, saying it is early days yet to start firing coaches.

Local Emerald Auction Welcome

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is finally holding its first emerald auction currently going on in the country's capital city of Lusaka which has attracted a record 25 international firms and some of the world's leading gemstone industry specialists from as fa...

Supreme Court Upholds 35-Year Sodomy Sentence

[Times of Zambia]THE Supreme Court has upheld a 35-year sentence with hard labour imposed on a Mazabuka man who was convicted of sodomising his three-month-old baby.

Govt Eyes German Investors

[Times of Zambia]THE Government is courting a group of German investors to undertake the modernisation of Indeni Petroleum Refinery in Ndola at a cost of US$450 million.

Henry Court Yard Lodge – Home Away From Home

[Times of Zambia]ARE you a guest in Mansa and you are looking for a place where to lodge? Or are you an organisation or Government department then intending to hold a workshop in Mansa, but you are wondering where to find a large and conducive conferen...

Petauke Residents Using Mosquito Nets for Fishing

[Times of Zambia]SOME residents in Petauke District in Eastern Province have turned mosquito nets into fishing and football goal post nets, district malaria task force coordinator, Martin Chishimba has said.

Mutati’s UNCTAD Candidacy

[Times of Zambia]TODAY, we look at Felix Mutati as Zambia's candidate for the position of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) secretary general.

ZRL Copper-Laden Rolls Out of KCM

[Times of Zambia]KONKOLA Copper Mines (KCM) has launched a copper-carrying train from its smelters on the Copperbelt Province for on-ward transportation to Dar-es-salaam in Tanzania.

Value Addition On Raw Materials

[Times of Zambia]THERE is a growing list of followers of this column, which definitely gives me an impetus to even work harder by interacting with more of them to acquire more knowledge which is vital to the blossoming Small and Medium Enterprises(SMEs...

DHL Rewards Star Employee With a Trip to Victoria Falls, Zambia

[FrontPageAfrica]DHL Express every year recognizes and rewards their best employees globally. The criteria is based on a solid consistent employee performance over 12 months, from Employee of the Month, through to Employee of the Quarter and finally to...

Govt Reviews Laws On Urban Development

[Times of Zambia]THE Government is reviewing laws and policies which govern urban development to mitigate the continued deterioration of living conditions of most people, Local Government and Housing Minister Emerine Kabanshi has said.

Scribes Gear Up for UNWTO Conference

[Times of Zambia]VARIOUS preparations to host the forthcoming 20th United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly have continued to intensify.

‘Levy Stadium Needs More Funding’

[Times of Zambia]THE ultra-modern Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola requires KR211,000 every month for effective maintenance works to be carried out, stadium management has said.

Experts Call for Central Bank Autonomy

[Times of Zambia]EXPERTS at the just ended constitutional sector group convention have called for the autonomy of the Central Bank.

Chief Mushota Hails Development Projects

[Times of Zambia]SENIOR Chief Mushota of the Chishinga people of Kawambwa has hailed President Michael Sata and area Member of Parliament Ronald Chitotela for the developmental projects being undertaken in his chiefdom.