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Posts published in “Day: December 4, 2013

PF Confusion On Constitution Worries Fodep

[Zambia Reports]The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) says it is worried by the uncoordinated statements coming from high ranking government officials on key policy matters.

Govt’s Drive for No More Malaria

[SciDev.Net]So far this year, Zambia has spent US$24 million on malaria control. Because of its commitment to battling the disease, Zambia was chosen to host the pilot project of the Power of One campaign promoted by the NGO Malaria No More.

Mining Sector Spends K500 Million on Donations

[Times of Zambia]Mining Companies operating in Zambia, last year spent in excess of US$99 million (about K500 million) on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, representing 51 per cent of the total CSR in the country.

Districts Policy Revisited

[Times of Zambia]AS we continue to focus on the highlights of the 2013, this week, I want to focus on the policy of creating new districts.

Ecobank to Open Eight Branches

[Times of Zambia]ECOBANK Zambia will next year open eight branches in selected districts of the country as part of its expansion programme.

Nurses Fired

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 150 nurses at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka have been dismissed for taking part in an illegal strike.

13 Netted in Kalulushi Riot

[Times of Zambia]THIRTEEN people have been arrested in Kalulushi in a riot sparked by the death of a seven-year-old girl who was run over by a motor vehicle.

Sports Varsity Plans Hailed

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) has expressed delight at the positive vision by the Government aimed at establishing a first ever sports university, saying the move would add to the improvement of sports in the country.

DAPP Connects Farmers to Input Suppliers

[Times of Zambia]DEVELOPMENT Aid from People to People (DAPP), a registered non-profit making welfare organisation, has continued to link farmers in Central, Copperbelt and Southern provinces to its stakeholders who can provide inputs and farming tools.

Sata to Open KNB Unit

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata is tomorrow expected in Siavonga to commission the first Generator Unit at the Kariba North Bank Extension Power station.

NAPSA Penalties Bruising SMEs

[Times of Zambia]THREE weeks ago, we carried an article looking at the relationship between Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA).

Chikusu Was a Patriot-Kapeya

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has described Health Deputy Minister Patrick Chikusu, who died in South Africa on Monday, as a patriot and selfless servant.

Under-20 Start COSAFA Title Defence

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's quest for a fourth successive COSAFA Youth Championship title gets underway today with a seemingly easy but tricky Group C opening match Namibia at the Mafeteng Stadium in Lesotho.

ZRL Set to Rise Above Rail Sector Hurdles

[Times of Zambia]RAILWAY is one mode of transport that plays a significant role in the smooth movement of cargo and passengers within or to destinations outside a given country.

‘Jobs Scarce for Disabled People’

[Times of Zambia]COPPERBELT Province coordinator for people living with disabilities, Emma Phiri has said unemployment and poverty are still high among disabled people because they have been neglected in society.

Kwacha Still Falling

[Times of Zambia]THE Kwacha has continued its downward trend against the United States Dollar, weakened by strong buying activities on the interbank market.

Ex-Soldier Handed Five Years Over Offensive Weapons

[Times of Zambia]A FORMER soldier in the Zambia Army has received a five-year prison sentence for hoarding a cache of offensive weaponry that included several rounds of ammunition and bayonets in his house.

Govt to Revoke 17 Oil Licences

[Times of Zambia]Government will repossess 17 petroleum licences that were issued in 2006 due to the investors lack of financial capacity to carry out oil and gas exploration projects.

Mansa Provides Example for Political Co-Existence

[Times of Zambia]CAMPAIGNS and subsequent voting held recently in the Mansa Central parliamentary by-elections were done and dusted in an unprecedented peaceful manner with everything else including business returning to normal.

Chisenga Vows to Win Title

[Times of Zambia]BOXER Pethias Chisenga has promised to clobber Namibian champion Abmerk Shidjuu and bring home the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) International featherweight title.