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Posts published in “Day: May 15, 2013

Mangat Faces Whyte Threat in Zambia

[New Vision]ZIMBABWEAN veteran Jammie Whyte has emerged out of a 14-month sabbatical, complicating Jas Mangat's puzzle in this weekend's Zambia International Rally.

Paul Kasonkomona to Appeal to the Zambian Supreme Court

[GroundUp]Paul Kasonkomona, an HIV/Aids activist based in Zambia, appeared in the Lusaka Magistrate's Court today (15 May) on charges of idle and disorderly behaviour. He was arrested last month after calling on the Zambian government to decriminalise ...

Africa’s Impressive Growth Continues But…

[Times of Zambia]AFRICA is on the edge of a major metamorphosis - it is home to seven of the world's fastest growing economies and is recording an estimated average growth rate of more than six per cent.

Justice Minister Leaves for Zambia

[ANGOP]Luanda -The minister of Justice and Human Rights, Rui Mangueira, is paying on Wednesday a few-hour visit to Zambia, whose agenda includes to hand over a message from the Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos, to his Zambian counterpart, Michael Chilufya Sata.

Parley Committee Bemoans Shoprite’s Treatment of Workers

[Times of Zambia]THE Parliamentary Committee on Delegated Legislation is not happy with the conduct of Shoprite Zambia management which has allegedly been engaging workers on casual basis for long periods of time without considering them for permanent ...

Improved Roads to Foster Development

[Times of Zambia]REDUCING the distance between people, markets, services and knowledge or simply getting people connected is a recipe for the social economic development of a country.

Aviation Sector Must Jack Up

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is well positioned for an air transport regional hub status and yet the nation does not take advantage of this, allowing itself to become a haven of foreign operators.

Whyte Takes Impreza N10 to Zambia

[The Herald]OLD warhorses Jamie Whyte and Phil Archenoul of Zimbabwe will be one of the only three foreign teams that have entered for this year's three-day Puma Energy Zambia International Rally which revs off in Lusaka on Friday afternoon.

Reduce Post-Harvest Grain Losses – FAO

[Times of Zambia]THE Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the African Union (AU) have said sub-Saharan Africa loses more than US$4 billion per year due to post-harvest grain losses.

16 Drivers Enter Puma Rally

[Times of Zambia]SIXTEEN drivers have confirmed participation in the three-day 2013 Puma Energy Zambia International Rally which revs off in Lusaka this Friday.

Govt Removes Maize Subsidy

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has removed the subsidy on maize, a move likely to trigger an increase in mealie-meal prices.

Army Worms Invade Mwanawasa Stadium

[Times of Zambia]THE infamous Army worms that destroyed crop fields in the last season in some parts of the country have resurfaced at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.

Magnum Security Gives ZTTA KR5,000

[Times of Zambia]MAGNUM Security Services has given the Zambia Table Tennis Association (ZTTA) sponsorship package worth KR5,000 ahead of this Saturday's national junior championship slated for the Lusaka's Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC).

Seven Men Gang-Rape Woman, 26

[Times of Zambia]SEVEN men have gang-raped a 26-year-old woman in Chipata in yet another brutal form of gender-based violence (GBV).

‘Macroeconomic Growth Has Not Benefited Africa’

[Times of Zambia]MACROECONOMIC indicators posted in Africa in the last few years have not translated into tangible benefits to improve the lives of the people, Finance Deputy Minister Keith Mukata has said.

Davite in Lusaka Ahead of Zambia Rally

[New Times]Rwandan national champion Giancarlo Davite and his navigator Slyvia Vindevogel are already in Lusaka for the Zambia International Rally which is scheduled to be staged in and around Lusaka from May 17 to 19. The rally is the third round of t...

ZHC, Cetzam Deal to Benefit Bee Keepers

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Honey Council (ZHC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CETZAM Financial Services Limited in which more than 3,000 local bee keepers are expected to benefit from the 200,000 Euros available.