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Posts published in October 2013

Govt Hands Over 160 Ambulances

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has bought 160 basic life support ambulances at a cost of over K420 million to help in emergency cases.

Zabs Steps Up Border Monitoring

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has intensified monitoring mechanisms at border posts around the country to curb the influx of sub-standard farming inputs on the local market ahead of the 2013/14 agricultural season.

Zambia Committed On Grain

[The Herald]Zambia is committed to assisting Zimbabwe with food and will eventually complete delivery of the 150 000 tonnes of maize that was promised by the Zambian President Michael Sata, Zambian ambassador to Zimbabwe Ndoyoyi Muliwana Mutiti has said.

Sata Outbursts Shocks Lungu

[Zambia Reports]Opposition Movement for Multi Party Democracy says it is shocking that President Michael Sata has condemned the buying of second hand cars when the majority of Zambians cannot afford buying cars from the showroom.

Avoid Extravagance, Water Utilities Told

[Times of Zambia]LOCAL Government and Housing Permanent Secretary Howard Sikwela has advised water utility companies to avoid being extravagant and ensure that the proposed tariff adjustment contributes to effective implementation of their companies' s...

State to Reward Sports Administrators

[Times of Zambia]SPORTS Minister Chishimba Kambwili has said the Government is developing a sports incentive policy aimed at rewarding administrators who have contributed immensely to the development of sports in the country.

Govt Buys 330,000 Livestock Vaccine Doses

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has bought more than 333,000 vaccine doses for the livestock immunisation exercise against foot and mouth disease in five districts of Southern Province.

Zambia, Mozambique Discuss Threats to Peace

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia -Mozambique Joint Permanent Commission on Defence and Security yesterday discussed threats which could undermine peace and security along the borders of the two countries.

Mayuka in Fitness Race for Egypt Match

[Times of Zambia]AS Zambia clinched another high-profile international friendly against Egypt on November 14, Chipolopolo striker, Emmanuel Mayuka is racing against time to be fit for the match.

270,000 Tonnes Wheat Projected

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's preliminary wheat production for the 2012/13 crop farming season is estimated at 271,473 tonnes, says the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU).

Understanding Barriers to Insurance in Zambia

[Times of Zambia]Where as the struggle for political independence from the British was triumphed 49 years ago, economic freedom for our nation is yet to come. This dirge extends beyond the bounds of insurance to other industries especially the financia...

Why Zambia Needs Toll Gates

[Times of Zambia]Today we feature an article written by a Zambian, based in South Africa and it reads: There has been a debate in Zambia as to whether we are ready to have toll gates or not. Some corners of society argue that Zambia does not have the c...

Fuel Shortage Hits Kasama

[Times of Zambia]KASAMA is experiencing recurrent fuel shortages because of inadequate fuel storage reserves the current total supply has been outstripped by demand.

Ndola’s ‘Public Sex’ Couple Fined K10

[Times of Zambia]A NDOLA magistrate court has convicted and fined a housewife and her partner K10.80 for having sexual intercourse in public.

Mukobeko Fugitive Escapes Lynching

[Times of Zambia]A CONVICT who recently escaped from Mukobeko maximum prisons is nursing serious injuries after a mob descended on him when he was found attempting to defile a four-year-old girl in Kabwe's Kamuchanga Township.

ZCCM-IH, Collum Mine in Stand-Off

[Times of Zambia]NEGOTIATIONS on the transfer of Collum Coal Mine assets to Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Investment Holdings (ZCCM-IH) have stalled due to disputes arising from the value of mine assets.

Studio 88 Launched

[Times of Zambia]A MULTI-MILLION enterprise called Blue Falcon Trading has launched a sports shop in Lusaka under the trade name Studio 88 with a total investment of US$2.7 million being set aside for the first 20 stores to be opened across the country.