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Posts published in September 2013

Is Removing Subsidies the Way to Go?

[IRIN]Johannesburg -The Zambian government has removed subsidies for farmers and millers because the expenditure is perceived as draining the country's resources. Fuel subsidies have also been removed, and the combined loss of assistance is pushing up ...

ZAFFICO Fights Deforestation

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO) says it has embarked on a programme to address deforestation in the country.

North-West Gets Sandvik Solutions

[Times of Zambia]SANDVIK Mining and Construction has opened Solwezi branch with the sole purpose of taking equipment and technical solutions closer to the mining industry.

LCC Trounce State House

[Times of Zambia]LUSAKA City Council (LCC) trounced State House 88-16 during a Midlands Netball Association (MINA) Week 19 league match played at the Napsa Sports Complex at the weekend.

Opposition Leaders Must Shift Focus

[Times of Zambia]THE revised approach to national affairs Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) president Edith Nawakwi is touting calls for careful reflection.

Govt to Make Zambia ICT Regional Hub

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT says it is determined to take advantage of Zambia's geographical location and make it the Information Communication Technology (ICT) hub of Africa.

Jacob Back in Action

[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO coach Herve Renard got a boost ahead of Zambia's international friendly match against Brazil next month following striker Jacob Mulenga's return to action at the weekend in the Dutch Eredivisie after sustaining an injury in...

Vernacular Papers to Benefit Rural Dwellers

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has noted that it is ready to promote access to information among members of the public, a move which is expected to accelerate sustainable development.

Luangeni Power Project Commissioned

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT says it will continue investing in the rural electrification programmes to alleviate poverty and ensure that all Zambians benefit from the economic development being recorded in the country.

Tazara Clinches Maize Haulage Deal

[Times of Zambia]TANZANIA Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has clinched a contract to transport 20,000 tonnes of maize and fertiliser to Tanzania and Malawi.

World Vision Tackles Child Health Ills

[Times of Zambia]COMMUNITY Development, Mother and Child Health Deputy Minister Dorothy Kazunga has called for stronger partnerships in reducing child mortality in Zambia.

Nawakwi Changes Political Strategy

[Times of Zambia]FORUM for Democracy and Development (FDD) leader, Edith Nawakwi has devised a new approach to her political campaign.

Cathy Eyes WBC Belt

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's boxing princess Catherine Phiri and fellow African Boxing Union (ABU) champion Charles Manyuchi have now set their targets on winning the elusive World Boxing Council (WBC) belts.

Govt Studying Defunct Parastatals’ Viability

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has stepped up a feasibility study of the defunct parastatal manufacturing firms to ascertain their future potential if they are to be recapitalised.

Road Maintenance Costs Shoot Up

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT'S direct expenditure on road maintenance programmes has increased by 30 per cent over the last four years, Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga, has said.

Kufuna Urges Good Sanitation, Hygiene

[Times of Zambia]LOCAL Government and Housing Deputy Minister John Kufuna says behaviour change is cardinal in the promotion of good sanitation and hygiene practices in communities.

FQM Hailed Over Kansanshi Foundation’s Impact on Solwezi Residents

[Times of Zambia]A GROUP of international mining development publicists has hailed First Quantum Minerals (FQM) for the positive impact Kansanshi Foundation is making to the people of North-Western Province through various community empowerment initiat...

Teachers in K83 Billion Arrears

[Zambia Reports]The Patriotic front government owes teachers K83 billion in arrears for double class, housing and settling in allowances.

Govt to Narrow Poverty Gap

[Times of Zambia]VICE-President Guy Scott has said Government is working hard to narrow the gap between the rich and the poor in Zambia.