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Posts published in “Day: May 1, 2013

Entrepreneurship VS Youth Unemployment

[Times of Zambia]A wake-up call on the high levels of unemployment in the country, was sounded when youths in large numbers converged for the limited vacancies that were offered in the selection of trainee soldiers to be recruited in the Zambia Army in...

Ethiopian Airlines Launches Dreamliner

[Times of Zambia]ETHIOPIAN Airlines has relaunched its 787 Dreamliner fleet that also services the Zambian route with a direct flight from Addis Ababa to Lusaka.

Man Nabbed Over 9,800 Fake Dollars

[Times of Zambia]A LUSAKA business executive has been arrested for being in possession of more than US$9, 800 counterfeit notes equivalent to about KR44, 000.

PICZ Embarks On Agro Insurance

[Times of Zambia]PROFESSIONAL Insurance Corporation Zambia (PICZ) will embark on the promotion of agriculture insurance and will engage the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) to enhance sensitisation on the importance of the product.

Shang’ombo, Sioma Districts to Join National Power Grid

[Times of Zambia]REMOTE districts of Shang'ombo and Sioma in Western Province are scheduled for electricity connection to the national power grid, the Rural Electrification Authority (REA) has announced.

Copper Prices Rise

[Times of Zambia]THE prices of copper on the international market rose on Monday, extending a recovery from the record low they suffered last week.

Chikwanda Makes Case for Africa At WB Meeting

[Times of Zambia]Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda recently returned home after a hectic five days of "back to back" 2013 IMF/World Bank Spring meetings held in Washington DC.

Lufubu to Bring Hydro Power Project

[Times of Zambia]THE newly incorporated Lufubu Power Company (LPC) will establish a hydro power project in Northern Province which is expected to help mitigate the current power deficit in the country.

20.9 Kilometres Ndola Road Works Launched

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has commenced the construction and upgrading of 20.9kilometres of urban roads at a cost of KR69.3 million kwacha in Ndola.

Happy Labour Day!

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA once again joins the rest of the world in celebrating Labour Day, an annual holiday when people from all forms of industries celebrate the achievements of workers.

MCM Shares Tax, Corporate Obligations

[Times of Zambia]ON July 11 2012, I noted in this column that many Zambian stakeholders have been suspicious about the value of the mineral exports the investors have been declaring for taxes and other obligatory purposes.

‘Judiciary Vital to Attracting Investors’

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S Ambassador to the United States Palan Mulonda has said the judiciary plays a critical role in marketing Zambia as an attractive destination for foreign direct investments.

Over 1,000 Bags of Maize Marooned in Mporokoso

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 1,000 bags of maize are marooned at a satellite depot in Mporokoso District with the Food Reserves Agency fearing that the harvest might go to waste.

LWSC to Install 10,000 Prepaid Meters

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) is this month expected to roll out 10,000 prepaid metres in four districts of Lusaka Province.

Sata Mourns Chisamba Accident Victims

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata has sent a message of grief and condolences to the families of the sixteen (17) people who died in a road traffic accident involving a minibus which collided with a truck along Kabwe Road near Ibis Gardens in Chis...

17 Perish in Road Carnage

[Zambia Reports]Seventeen (17) people have died on the spot after a Toyota Hiace minibus they were traveling in from Kabwe to Lusaka had a tyre burst and in the process lost control and hit into a truck before overturning several times at a radius of a...

Father Bwalya Reforms to Reclaim His Voice

[Zambia Reports]Sworn Patriotic Front supporter Father Frank Bwalya says he decided to quit his Zesco board chairperson position to reclaim his voice.

Handball Association Appeals for Funds

[Times of Zambia]THE Handball Association of Zambia (HAZ) is scouting for KR470,000 for the preparations of a 30-member girls team and other logistics for the World Cup qualifiers set for Congo Brazzaville in August and the finals to be held in China.

Fuel Prices Increased

[Times of Zambia]FUEL prices have with immediate effect been increased by close to KR2.00 following the removal of the five per cent import duty on crude feedstock, Mines, Energy and Water Development Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has said.

Kaminsa Hails Victorious 7s Team

[Times of Zambia]COACH Musonda Kaminsa has hailed his Zambia Sevens rugby team for winning the bowl trophy during the 2013 Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) Africa Cup international tournament held in Mombasa, Kenya.