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Posts published in “Day: August 29, 2013

State Names U.S.$1.7 Billion Indeni Plant Study Team

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has constituted a group of consultants who are to conduct a feasibility study on the construction of the new US$1.7 billion Indeni Petroleum Refinery in Ndola.

Pushing Rice Farming Beyond Limitations

[Times of Zambia]RICE has been identified as one of the most profitable cash crops with potential to significantly contribute to increased incomes and employment among rural producers.

Sweet UNWTO Farewell!

[Times of Zambia]AS the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly comes to an end, it is prudent to take stock of successes and reflect on challenges as the country has demonstrated the inherent ability to host an international...

Lundazi ‘Giant’ Suspect Cornered

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Lundazi have arrested a man suspected to have been part of a gang which shot dead a Dunavant manager.

UNWTO Offers Great Benefits to Livingstone

[Times of Zambia]THE co-hosting of the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly by Zambia and Zimbabwe has stimulated a lot of economic activities in Livingstone.

Africa’s FDI to Swell 10 Percent

[Times of Zambia]FOREIGN Direct Investment (FDI) into Africa is forecast to increase by more than 10 per cent in 2013, a situation which has attracted Samsung Electronics to further invest in the continent.

Tazara Fires Over 1,000 Workers

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 1,000 unionised employees at the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) have been dismissed following a four-day work stoppage in which the firm lost US$600,000.

Varying Prices Cut Basic Needs Basket

[Times of Zambia]THE Basic Needs Basket (BNB) for a family of five in Ndola reduced by K 54.61 in the month of July due to fluctuating prices of basic food and non- essential food items, the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has said.

Zema Advised to Cut Down On Red Tape

[Times of Zambia]THE Mineworkers Union of Zambia (MUZ) has called on the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) to quickly scrutinise exploration applications so as not to put off potential investors with unnecessary bureaucracy.

IJF Approves Judo Centre Project

[Times of Zambia]THE International Judo Federation (IJF) has finally approved the construction of a judo (dojo) centre at Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka, with Chad and Haiti being the other beneficiaries of the programme.

Mayuka Ends Goal Drought

[Times of Zambia]STRIKER Emmanuel Mayuka scored his first competitive goal in Southampton's 5-1 win over championship strugglers Barnsley as the Saints booked their place into the third round of the Capitol One Cup, formerly League Cup.

Zamtel Wins Catherine’s Fight Rights

[Times of Zambia]ZAMTEL has won the naming rights for next month's African Boxing Union (ABU) vacant title fight between Zambia's Catherine Phiri and Toma Hawa Babirye of Uganda in a 10-rounder slated for Mulungushi International Conference Centre in L...

KCM Invests in Growth Projects

[Times of Zambia]SINCE Vedanta acquired Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) in 2004, over US$2.7 billion has been invested in upgrading of its mining facilities and increasing the resource base of the company, which primarily engages in the exploration, product...

Kwacha Regains, Copper Slumps

[Times of Zambia]THE Kwacha regained some ground against the dollar on Tuesday after a steep fall in the previous session.

History, Culture Impress Delegates

[Times of Zambia]DELEGATES to the 20th United Nations World Tourism Organisation Conference (UNWTO) General Assembly are impressed with how Zambia has managed to preserve its history and culture.

Lamba Chiefs Want Mineral Benefits

[Times of Zambia]THE Lamba Royal Establishment (LRE) has called for improvement of chiefs' welfare in Lufwanyama District.