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Posts published in “Day: November 8, 2013

Sunrise Biscuits On Brink of Closure

[Times of Zambia]SUNRISE Biscuits is on the verge of closure due to stiff competition from imported products on the market.

Comesa, AfDB Ink U.S.$8.5 Million Deal

[Times of Zambia]THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) yesterday signed a grant agreement worth US$8.5 million for the Tripartite Free Trade Areas (TFTA) programmes in the region.

84 Mopani Miners Gassed

[Times of Zambia]ABOUT 84 miners at Mopani Copper mines (MCM) in Kitwe were on Wednesday choked after a heated cable produced smoke at the plant.

Training Schools Need Regulation

[Times of Zambia]The Western School of Nursing in Livingstone has been closed by the Minister of Health based on recommendations by the General Nursing Council of Zambia upon realisation that the training institution of nurses was not meeting the requi...

Cashew Nut Production Falls Short

[Times of Zambia]THE current demand for local cashew nuts is pegged at 50,000 tonnes which could lead to a possible revenue of K200 million but local producers are unable to meet that, Western Cashew Industries Limited has said.

Sata Flags Off KK Airport Expansion

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday laid a foundation stone to signal the commencement of the multi-billion Kwacha reconstruction and expansion of Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka.

Govt Wins UNFPA Kudos

[Times of Zambia]NEWLY-appointed United Nations Fund for Population (UNFPA) Country Representative Mary Otieno has praised the Zambian Government for increasing the 2014 Budget allocation for reproductive health by 60 per cent.

Kenya Airways Offers Fans Discount Rates

[Times of Zambia]KENYA Airways has offered the Zambia Sports Fans Association (ZASPOFA) concession rates of K4, 140.00 per person to enable the band travel to Kenya to support the national soccer team in the upcoming Council of East and Central African...

Kenya Airways Offers Fans Discount Rates

[Times of Zambia]KENYA Airways has offered the Zambia Sports Fans Association (ZASPOFA) concession rates of K4, 140.00 per person to enable the band travel to Kenya to support the national soccer team in the upcoming Council of East and Central African...

We Need National Airline – Nkomeshya

[Times of Zambia]SENIOR Chieftainess Nkomeshya Mukamambo II of the Soli people in Chongwe District has asked Government to establish a national airline now that the largest international airport is set for expansion.

Jordan Test Good-Kalu

[Times of Zambia]FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president, Kalusha Bwalya has said Zambia's international friendly match against FIFA 2014 World Cup hopefuls, Jordan on Wednesday night was a great test to the Chipolopolo fringe players.

State Keen On ICTs in National Development

[Times of Zambia]INFORMATION and Communications Technology (ICT) is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and is changing technologies, business models and work relations.

North Pupils Abandon Classes for Caterpillars

[Times of Zambia]SCHOOL attendance has dropped in rural schools in Northern Province by more than 70 per cent as pupils have deserted class in favour of catching caterpillars.

Kaboko Mining Raises U.S.$1.2 Million for Production

[Times of Zambia]AUSTRALIA Securities Exchange (ASX)-listed Kaboko Mining has raised US$1.2 million for the completion of the maiden resource definition and continued ramp up of production at its high-grade Mansa manganese mine in Zambia.

Jassy Geared for Madagascar Rally

[Times of Zambia]NEVER has Jassy Singh come so close to being crowned African champion as he is now.

Welcome SCZ Board

[Times of Zambia]I JOIN the many Zambians in welcoming and congratulating the newly appointed Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) board members to be led by veteran sports administrator and good governance advocate, Mwamba Kalenga.

‘Draft Constitution Not Yet Delivered’

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has dismissed assertions by some civil society organisations (CSOs) that he has already received the Draft Constitution.

Misa Cries Foul Over IBA

[MISA]The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia says it is concerned with the confusion raging in the issuance of broadcast licences and the vague mandate of the Independent Broadcast Authority (IBA) that was established this year.