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Posts published in “Day: November 7, 2013

Parley Approves K107.4 Million ECZ Budget

[Times of Zambia]PARLIAMENT has approved the K107.4 million budget for the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) in 2014 with a call from members of Parliament (MPs) for the Commission to be allowed to operate independently.

Chief Nsefu Appeals for Relief Food

[Times of Zambia]SENIOR Chief Nsefu of the Kunda speaking of Mambwe District in Eastern Province has appealed to Government to urgently send relief food to the area to save people from starvation.

Govt Seeks Kasaba Bay Equity Partner

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is seeking an equity partner to develop and operate the Kasaba Bay tourism resort in the Northern Circuit, Tourism and Arts Permanent Secretary George Zulu has said.

ZCCZ Spends U.S.$160 Million On Economic Zones

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia China Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone (ZCCZ) has so far spent US$160 million on developing infrastructure in the Lusaka East and Chambishi Multi Facility Economic Zones (MFEZs).

Mongu-Kalabo Road Works On Course

[Times of Zambia]CHINESE Ambassador to Zambia Zhou Yuxioa is confident that construction of the US$286 million Mongu-Kalabo road will be completed within the prescribed period.

HH Greedy – MMD Youths

[Times of Zambia]THE MMD youth wing has labelled United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema as a 'greedy' politician who wants to use any opportunity to ascend to power.

Ndola Council Closes Unsanitary Building

[Times of Zambia]THE Ndola City Council (NCC) has closed a building belonging to Zambezi Papermills Limited along Broadway within the central business district for having inadequate sanitary facilities.

Firm Comesa Trade Laws Needed, Says Veep

[Times of Zambia]VICE-President Guy Scott has said there is need to put in place a strong legal framework that will promote free and fair trade within the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).

Mukobeko Escapee Death Sentence Upheld

[Times of Zambia]THE Supreme Court has upheld the death sentenced slapped on a Mkushi man who was among three others that escaped from Mukobeko Maximum Prison in February this year after breaking the cell door.

Zambia in $3.2 Billion External Debt

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Deputy Minister Keith Mukata yesterday told Parliament that Zambia's external debt stood at about US$3.2 billion as at September 1, 2013.

Is Deficit Financing Inflationary?

[Times of Zambia]In fiscal 2014, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda announced that our National Budget of K42,682,030,000 will be partly funded by a huge deficit of K10,516,870,000 in addition to domestic revenue of K29,538,540,000 and hoped for gran...

Comesa Trade Needs Strong Laws

[Times of Zambia]VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott's view that there is need for a strong legal framework that will promote free and fair trade in the COMESA region is a good observation that must be supported by all members of the regional economic grouping.

I’ll Adopt Chipolopolo Style to Win in Madagascar – Jassy

[Times of Zambia]AFRICA Rally Championship (ARC) title-contender, Jassy Singh says he will adopt the Chipolopolo 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) winning mentality for him to win the Madagascar race that revs off tomorrow.

Livingstone – UNWTO Sparks Infrastructure Rebirth

[Times of Zambia]THE construction or upgrading of infrastructure in Livingstone has continued even after the co-hosting of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly in August this year.

KCM Defies Sata

[Times of Zambia]KONKOLA Copper Mines (KCM) has defied President Michael Sata's directive not to fire a single worker by going ahead to terminate contracts for 76 employees at its Konkola shaft in Chililabombwe.

Patrice Stays – Kalu

[Times of Zambia]FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president, Kalusha Bwalya has said the association is not in a hurry to hire a national soccer team coach to replace Herve Renard as Patrice Beaumelle remains the favourite for the Chipolopolo top job.

CTS Implementation Deferred

[Times of Zambia]THE implementation of the rule for clearance of cheques within one day under the Cheque Truncation System (CTS) has been deferred to next year.

Volleyball Body Scouts for K80,0000

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Volleyball Association (ZAVA) is scouting for K80,000 to enable it camp the men's national team in readiness for the final round of the 2014 FIVB Poland World Cup qualifiers which are scheduled for Egypt in January.