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Posts published in “Day: December 21, 2013

Cabinet to Table Youth Policy

[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Youth and Sport will soon table the National Youth Policy for approval before Cabinet. The policy seeks the implementation of strategies aimed at improving the lives of youths.

NGO Registration Extended

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has extended the registration of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) from the initial deadline of November 12, 2013 to February 3, 2014.

Defilers Not Afraid of Stiff Penalties

[Times of Zambia]ONE would have thought that slapping stiffer punishment on defilers would scare demons responsible for such evil acts out of perpetrators' minds. Not at all!

Mealie-Meal Exports Banned

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has with immediate effect banned the export of mealie-meal.

ZCCM-IH, Horizon Partner in U.S.$75 Million Venture

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Investment Holdings (ZCCM-IH) and Horizon Mining Ltd have formed a consortium to conduct reclamation and processing of tailings dumps (TD) in Kitwe at an investment of US$75 million.

Police Tighten Security

[Times of Zambia]THE police command has cancelled leave for all police officers in a bid to ensure maximum security during this year's festive season.

Kagem Declares K10.94 Million Dividend

[Times of Zambia]KAGEM Mining Limited, Zambia's largest emerald producer has for the first time in its 29 years of operation declared a dividend of K10.94 million to the Government for the year 2013.

NAC Boss Suspended

[Times of Zambia]THE National Aids Council (NAC) has with immediate effect suspended its director general Clement Chela to pave way for investigations for the organisation's remedial measures.

Malila Appeals Against Siavwapa’s Decision

[Times of Zambia]ATTORNEY general Mumba Malila has appealed against the High Court's decision to dismiss the State's application in a case in which two suspended judges sued Malawian Judge Lovemore Chikopa for contempt.

17 East Feeder Roads Upgrade Underway

[Times of Zambia]ABOUT 210 kilometres of feeder roads in Chipata District will be upgraded to gravel standard at a total cost of K76 million.

Golf Body Targets African Crown

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Junior Golf Association (ZJGA) has now set its sights on claiming the 2014 All-Africa Junior Challenge title after winning the Tri-Nation Championship in Lusaka this week.

Envoy Hands Over 212 Houses to ZAF

[Times of Zambia]CHINESE Ambassador to Zambia Yuxiao Zhou has handover the last batch of 212 housing units from the 1,001 that were constructed for Zambia Air Force (ZAF) personnel at Lusaka's ZAF Twin Palm base.

Chapusha Community Gets Shot in the Arm

[Times of Zambia]OR many years now, an area, called Chapusha in Musosolokwe in the depth of Kapiri Mposhi District has remained under-developed due to lack of essential amenities like education and health.

Good Hygiene Practices Key to Good Health

[Times of Zambia]MANY people today must struggle to keep clean, especially in lands where safe water and adequate sanitation are scarce. Yet, keeping clean is worth the effort.

Zambia to Host Aviation Indaba

[Times of Zambia]LIVINGSTONE town will next year host a major international aviation conference to discuss various aspects of the aviation industry, National Airport Corporations Limited (NACL) director of Air navigation services Frank Chinambu has said.

George Mlauzi – Guitarist Born to Perform

[Times of Zambia]SURPRISINGLY at the age of 13, renowned Zamrock guitarist George Mlauzi, was already playing in a band and by the time he was 18, the youngster was presiding over some of Zambia's most influential outfits.

Oriental in K303,000 Shortfall

[Times of Zambia]ORIENTAL Quarries Boxing Promotion (OQBP) now has a shortfall of K303,000 to meet the budget for next month's double World Boxing Council (WBC) title promotion.

Sawaza Ploughs Back Into Kasenengwa Community

[Times of Zambia]PLOUGHING back of profits into the community is always associated with financing or appreciating where the business started from.

Shoddy Road Works Irk Lungu

[Times of Zambia]CHAWAMA Member of Parliament, Edgar Lungu has said he is disappointed with the shoddy works being carried out at the newly launched road project in his constituency.