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Posts published in “Day: December 17, 2013

Mwaba Wants More People On ARVs

[Times of Zambia]HEALTH permanent secretary Peter Mwaba has said the administering of anti-retro viral therapy (ART) to HIV infected people, is one way of reducing the spread of HIV and AIDS.

There’re No Camps in PF – Sata

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has dismissed assertions that there are 'camps'in the Patriotic Front (PF).

Project to Spawn Long-Term Benefits

[Times of Zambia]The dreadful Kitwe-Chingola Road has for a long time been perceived as a death trap among motorists and the travelling public because of the numerous lives that have been lost due to the road accidents happening on this highway.

U.S. Committed to Achieving Aids Free Generation

[Times of Zambia]UNITED States Embassy in Zambia Charge d' Affairs David Young has reiterated his government's commitment to working with the Zambian Government to achieve an AIDS free generation.

Dangote to Commission U.S.50 Million Power Plant

[Times of Zambia]THE DANGOTE Group will in the first quarter of next year commission a US$50 million power plant that will supply 30 Mega Watts (MW) of electricity to its multi-million dollar cement factory currently under construction in Ndola.

CEEC Signs MoU With Six Banks

[Times of Zambia]THE Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with six financial institutions to facilitate disbursement of funds and collection of debts for the current loan portfolio on its behalf.

CDF Abusers Must Face Law

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT should put its foot down regarding misuse of Constituency Development Funds (CDF), a trend which has affected development initiatives in some parts of the country.

ZABF Ropes in Karamchand

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Amateur Boxing Federation (ZABF) has appointed former Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) president, Raj Karamchand to chair its financial commission as the organisation strives to build a strong financial base for its programmes.

Kenyan Bank Eyes Zambian Market

[Times of Zambia]A LEADING financial institution in Kenya has expressed interest in establishing a branch in Zambia.

Mwewa, Chitotela Fired

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has dropped Labour Deputy Minister Ronald Chitotela and his Agriculture and Livestock counterpart Rodgers Mwewa for their alleged involvement in corrupt activities.

Bring Back Cash Budget, Govt Told

[Times of Zambia]A UNIVERSITY of Zambia (UNZA) development studies lecturer has urged the Government to reintroduce a cash budget to avoid a budget overrun and ensure fiscal discipline in the administration of public funds.

Kwacha Declines Slightly

[Times of Zambia]FRIDAY's trading saw the Kwacha slightly depreciate against the dollar as the local unit began the day trading at K5.54/ K5.56, K0.5 weaker than the Thursday's closing level.