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Posts published in August 2013

Chipata Central MP Offers to Work With All

[Times of Zambia]RE-ELECTED Chipata Central Member of Parliament (MP) Reuben Mtolo Phiri has pledged to work with everyone including his predecessor Lameck Mangani for the development of Chipata town.

Reduce Spending, Minister Urges Mine Investors

[Times of Zambia]MINING investors have been urged to cut down on expenditure to maintain operation costs instead of resorting to job cuts whenever copper prices on the international market plummet.

SA’s PSL Beckons Mwape, Ng’onga

[Times of Zambia]SOUTH African Premier League giants, Mamelodi Sundowns and Amazulu are said to be actively pursuing the Nchanga Rangers duo of on-song strikers Bornwell Mwape and Alex Ng'onga.

Africonnect Spreads Wings

[Times of Zambia]AFRICONNECT, a local internet service provider will spend about US$7 million to expand connectivity throughout the typically underserved regions of Zambia in the next 18 months.

Women’s Body Hails Mpande

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia National Women's Lobby Group (ZNWLG) has congratulated newly-elected Mkushi North Member of Parliament (MP) Ingrid Mpande on scooping the seat in the just-ended by-elections.

State Pledges Development in All Districts

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is committed to ensuring that development is taken to all districts in Zambia, Labour and Social Security Minister Fackson Shamenda has said.

Lafarge Cuts Cement Exports

[Times of Zambia]LAFARGE Cement Zambia has reduced cement exports by 15 per cent, to satisfy the local demand which has been triggered by the boom in the local construction industry.

Pray for Peaceful Zim Polls

[Times of Zambia]ZIMBABWE'S presidential elections, which are reported to be fiercely contested by President Robert Mugabe and the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai, have generated interest world-wide with all eyes focusing ...

Matero Gym Scouts for K8,000

[Times of Zambia]TWO days before Matero Gymnasium can hold its annual in-house body building championship, the gym is still scouting for K8, 000 to successfully stage the event billed for this Saturday at Taj Pamodzi Hotel in Lusaka.

Chikwanda Commends Zanaco

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has commended Zanaco for its meaningful contribution to the development of Zambia through its support to the growth of the agriculture sector and employment creation.

Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road Repairs Completed

[Times of Zambia]THE tarring of Mosi-oa-tunya Road has finally been completed in readiness for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly later this month.

Zambia’s Digital Process On Course, Says Kapeya

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has made tremendous progress in Zambia's digital migration process, Information and Broadcasting Services Deputy Minister Mwansa Kapeya has said.

Mkushi Boy, Three, Burnt to Death

[Times of Zambia]AN attempt by a 34-year-old Mkushi farmer to put off a fire that had surrounded his village ended in tragedy when his three-year-old son was burnt to death by the same fire.

New Land System Launched

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has launched a new land management system aimed at tackling land malpractices, Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Minister Wylbur Simuusa has said.

UK Offers Zambia U.S. $58 Million Aid

[Times of Zambia]THE United Kingdom (UK) will spend a record K315 million in financial support to the education sector over the next three years targeting 3.5 million Zambian children, British High Commissioner to Zambia, James Thornton has said.