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Posts published in “Day: October 17, 2013

Maize Imports from Zambia Continuing

[New Zimbabwe]THE government has so far received 4,000 tonnes out of the 150,000 tonnes the country is buying from Zambia to address food shortages in this country, Agriculture Joseph Made has said.

MMD Leave By-Election Nomination for Last Minute

[Zambia Reports]Movement for Multi Party Democracy president Nevers Mumba says his party will only unveil candidates for the forthcoming by-elections in Vubwi and Zambezi West on nomination day as a matter of strategy.

‘Facebook’ Masebo Hospitalised

[Zambia Reports]Tourism Minister Sylvia Masebo has been admitted at the University Teaching Hospital for an unknown illness.

2014 Budget Worries ZNFU

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has said the proposed 2014 National Budget has not allocated sufficient funds towards agriculture, especially in the expansion of infrastructure for growth.

Lunsemfwa Hydro Power Firm Projects 10-Fold Output

[Times of Zambia]LUNSEMFWA Hydro Power Company (LHPC), one of Zambia's independent power producers, projects to start producing 500 megawatts (MW) in the next seven years.

‘Partner With State in Health Delivery’

[Times of Zambia]FIRST lady, Christine Kaseba has called for private sector partnership with Government in the provision of quality health care to citizens.

Boxer Choombe Clobbered

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's Gilbert Choombe was on Tuesday night clobbered out of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) World Championships by Uzbekistan's Rakhmanov Sanjarbek in a light-welterweight contest.

U.S. Congress Impasse Sparks Copper Price Fall

[Times of Zambia]THE prices of copper fell on Tuesday as divisions between lawmakers in Congress over extending the United States (US) Government's borrowing limit weighed on investors.

Banker Pleads Guilty to Cash Theft

[Times of Zambia]A STANDARD Chartered Bank employee has pleaded guilty to two counts of theft by servant involving about K4 000.

Calm Down – Chamber of Mines Tells Firms

[Times of Zambia]THE Chamber of Mines of Zambia (CMZ) has urged mining houses to be calm as it seeks to address concerns with Government over the introduction of 10 per cent export duty on semi-processed metals.

Chikwanda Ordered to Clarify Govt Employment Freeze

[Times of Zambia]DEPUTY speaker of the National Assembly Mukondo Lungu has ordered Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda to issue a ministerial statement today to clarify the issue of the freeze on employment in the Civil Service as mentioned in the 201...

ZTB Calls for Regional Marketing

[Times of Zambia]THERE is need for countries in southern Africa to market tourism attraction sites in various countries under one package as opposed to marketing individual spots, Zambia Tourism Board (ZTB) tourism promotions manager Jocelyn Namula has...

Parley Hears – UNZA to Get Loan to Pay Off Retirees

[Times of Zambia]PARLIAMENT yesterday heard that the University of Zambia (UNZA) Council plans to acquire a loan from a Commercial Bank to help pay off K269.3 million it owes 500 retirees.

Barclays Cup Draw On Today

[Times of Zambia]THE remaining contenders for the 2013 Barclays Cup will know their fate today when the draw is conducted for the semi-final matches scheduled for October 26, at the Arthur Davies Stadium in Kitwe.

Barotse Activists’ Case Moved to Lusaka

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka high court has transferred from Mongu to Lusaka a treason case involving former Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) Ngambela Clement Sinyinda and 83 others.

Lusaka Cost of Living Reduces

[Times of Zambia]THE cost of living as measured by the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTRs) Basic needs Basket (BnB) for an average family of five in Lusaka reduced by K44 between August and September 2013.

Agro Loans Coming – Sichinga

[Times of Zambia]THE Government will facilitate the introduction of agro loans for farm mechanisation to improve the farm yields in the country, Agriculture and Livestock Minister Robert Sichinga has said.