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Posts published in “Day: May 30, 2013

Edgar Lungu Defends Wasteful By-Elections

[Zambia Reports]Acting President Edgar Lungu has continued to assert his authority by moving to justify the widely condemned Patriotic Front induced and costly by-election that country is holding nearly every two months since September 2011.

Shakafuswa Warns of Budget Deficit

[Zambia Reports]Former finance deputy minister Jonas Shakafuswa has warned against a huge budget deficit as it will distort the economy.

Itezhi-Tezhi-Mumbwa Road Works On Cards

[Times of Zambia]CONSTRUCTION works to upgrade the 115-kilometre Mumbwa-Itezhi-Tezhi Road from gravel to bituminous standard to link Itezhi-Tezhi and Mongu districts will start soon.

Sata in Japan

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata was expected to arrive in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, yesterday ahead of the fifth Tokyo International Conference for Africa Development (TICAD V) meeting which starts this weekend.

Zambia Pledges UN Peace-Keeping Support

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA will continue to contribute troops to the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missions to help revive social and economic development in war-torn countries, Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has said.

Uncle Jailed for Defiling Niece (8)

[Times of Zambia]THE Kabwe High Court has sentenced a 44-year-old man of Serenje to 19 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling his eight-year-old niece.

Subsidy Move Economically Viable – Chikwanda

[Times of Zambia]Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has said as the global economy is undergoing troubled times, there is unquestionable need to reduce unnecessary expenditure, making the removal of fuel and maize subsidies a viable economic strategy.

Chipolopolo Aim for World Cup

[Times of Zambia]SOME Chipolopolo players have expressed optimism about Zambia's first ever qualification to the World Cup in Brazil describing the forthcoming home matches against Lesotho and Sudan as the key.

Fall in Copper Prices Unsettles CMZ

[Times of Zambia]THE Chamber of Mines of Zambia (CMZ) has noted with deep concern the downward trend of metal prices, especially copper over the last few months on the London Metal Exchange (LME).

Two of Sata’s Pardoned Criminals Gunned Down

[Zambia Reports]Two of the five bandits police gunned down in Chisamba yesterday were among hundreds of criminals President Michael Sata pardoned during Independence Day celebrations last year.

CDF Uplifts People’s Living Standards

[Times of Zambia]SOCIAL economic development entails a positive shift in people's living standards covering various aspects of life.

Explain Subsidy Move – Central Permanent Secretary

[Times of Zambia]CENTRAL Province Permanent Secretary (PS) Anne Sinyangwe has appealed to provincial heads of department to assist government sensitise the public on the benefits of the removal of fuel and maize subsidies which has attracted mixed feel...

Five Bandits Killed

[Times of Zambia]FIVE suspected criminals, among them a woman, have been shot dead after they attempted to escape from police officers.

Livingstone Council Seizes Unlabelled Products

[Times of Zambia]LIVINGSTONE City Council (LCC) health inspectors have seized unlabelled and expired cosmetics and food products from Spar and two Shoprite outlets in Zambia's tourist capital.

Tazara Hauls 15,000 Tonnes KCM Copper

[Times of Zambia]THE Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has transported more than 15,700 tonnes of copper to the Port of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, for Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) and Impala Warehousing and Logistics.

Mongu Trades in K1.2 Billion Scam

[Times of Zambia]WESTERN Province Permanent Secretary Emmanuel Mwamba has given Mongu Trades Training Institute management a seven-day ultimatum to account for more than K1.2 billion (KR1.2m) that has allegedly been misappropriated at the learning inst...

UNWTO On Vic Falls

[The Herald]The United Nations World Tourism Organisation executive council has signed Victoria Falls as the venue for the 20th Session General Assembly.