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Posts published in “Day: February 12, 2014

No Need to Cut Population Growth Now

[Fahamu]Zambia is not over-populated. On the contrary its small population is an economic disadvantage. A sensible population policy should let the country's population grow to about 20 million people, after which the government can institute appropria...

Sata Calls for Private Sector Support

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has called on the private sector to partner with Government in completing various power generation projects to boost electricity supply in the country.

Vanquished Volleyball Team Back

[Times of Zambia]THE vanquished Zambia volleyball team returned yesterday after a disastrous outing in Kenya where the envoys lost all their four matches at the Poland 2014 World Cup qualifiers.

Zambia, Kuwait Ink K78 Million College Deal

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA and Kuwait have signed a K78 million agreement for establishment of an ultra-modern teacher training college in North-Western Province.

Over K5 Billion to Be Saved From Subsidies Removal

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT will save K5.5 billion following the removal of subsidies on fuel and maize in May last year, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has said.

Luano District Cut Off!

[Times of Zambia]THE residents of Luano District in Central Province living across Lunsemfya River have suffered a major blow after a pontoon they use to cross to Kabwe toppled on Monday.

Masebo Tribunal to Go Ahead

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has discharged a stay of execution of the High Court judgment granted earlier to Attorney General Mumba Malila to halt commencement of a Tribunal constituted to probe Tourism and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo.

French Tourists Eye Zambia

[Times of Zambia]A BIG number of French tourists are planning to visit Zambia and explore the country's vast tourism products, the Zambian Embassy in France has disclosed.

Who Wins Footballer of the Year Award?

[Times of Zambia]THE 2013 MTN-FAZ Premier League Awards are on this evening with Nkana striker Ronald 'Sate Sate' Kampamba, Red Arrows captain Bronson Chama and Zesco United midfielder Khondwani Mtonga eyeing to be crowned Footballer of the Year.

FQM to Engage Govt Over Nickel Duty

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) is to engage Government over possibilities of reviewing export duty on nickel as the country evidently lacks smelting capacity for the metal.

U.S.$750 Million Maamba Power Plant to Be Unveiled

[Times of Zambia]MAAMBA Collieries Limited (MCL) is expected to commission the 150 Mega Watts (MW) coal powered thermal power plant in the last quarter of 2014, at a cost of US$ 750 million.

PIA Speaks Out On Undercutting

[Times of Zambia]LAST week I wrote an article titled 'Undercutting retards industry growth.'

HH, Muntanga Off the Hook

[Times of Zambia]THE Livingstone magistrate's court has discontinued a case in which United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema was charged with proposing violence during the February 2013 Livingstone parliamentary by-election.

KCM’s Diabetic Eye Programme a Success

[Times of Zambia]ABOUT 2,600 people have been successfully screened under the diabetic eye care programme at Kitwe Central Hospital (KCH).

No Shoddy Works, Warns Chikwanda

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has urged contractors working on the town centre market and international bus terminus in Livingstone to avoid shoddy works.

Zambia Attains Blend Status

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA has graduated into a blend status country joining the power house economies such as Nigeria and Cape Verde, making it eligible to access both African Development Funds (ADF) and the African Development Bank (ADB) financing windo...

Fr Moses Hamungole Appointed New Bishop of Monze Diocese

[CISA]Lusaka -The Holy Father, Pope Francis, on, February 10, 2014, appointed Fr Moses Hamungole as the new Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Monze. The Bishop-elect, Fr Hamungole is a Diocesan priest of Lusaka Archdiocese. Until this appointment, Fr H...

Diggers Sign Three Players

[Times of Zambia]'MEN At Work' Diggers have signed three players to boost the club ahead of the 2014 Buildcon-Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) season.