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Posts published in “Day: March 5, 2014

China Finances Zambian Power Transmission Line

[Focac]Chinese Ambassador Zhou Yuxiao and Zambian Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda signed a Framework Agreement on the Provision of a Concessional Loan by China to Zambia on March 4, 2014.

Stop Protest, Speaker Warns Opposition

[Times of Zambia]SPEAKER of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has warned opposition Members of Parliament (MPs) to stop their protests in the House, as it is a disservice to their constituents.

State Committed to MSMEs Growth

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is implementing various strategies to ensure Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) progressively migrate to large-scale enterprises, President Michael Sata has said.

HH Shouldn’t Mislead His MPs – Kapeya

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT says it is concerned that United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has given his Members of Parliament (MPs) instructions to continue disrupting proceedings in Parliament.

DMMU Assesses Impact of Kitwe Floods

[Times of Zambia]THE Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) in the Vice-President's Office has dispatched a team of experts to Kitwe to assess the impact of floods in areas where rain has wreaked havoc.

Events As Important Tools of Marketing

[Times of Zambia]The ever-changing and dynamic needs of the consumers and markets have remarkably transformed the way businesses and commercial entities interface and reach out to their targeted customers or markets.

Billy Mwanza Declared Fit

[Times of Zambia]MIDFIELDER Frank Chibuye has been ruled out of Nkana's 2014 CAF Champions League first round, return leg match against Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) this Saturday in Kampala.

BoZ U.S. Policy Rate

[Times of Zambia]Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has raised the policy rate to 10.25 per cent from the precious 9.75 per cent effective March, 2014, owing to inflationary risks which have generally been on the higher side.

Axe Lands Ndola Man in Prison

[Times of Zambia]THE Ndola magistrate's court has sentenced a 20-year-old man to six months in prison and fined him K250 for being in possession of an axe in public.

Lusaka Gets Relief Food

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT, through the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU), under the Office of the Vice-President, has released 563.63 tonnes of relief maize for food-insecure districts in Lusaka Province.

Solwezi Airstrip Works Advance

[Times of Zambia]THE rehabilitation of Solwezi Airstrip with a view of making it accommodate more aircraft is nearing completion, North-Western Province Minister Nathaniel Mubukwanu has said.

Beaumelle Faces Big Litmus Test

[Times of Zambia]PATRICE Beaumelle makes his home debut today against the Cranes of Uganda in an international friendly match hoping to get a win to woo over his doubters following mixed response over his appointment six months ago.

11 Million Euro Conservation Farming Project Launched

[Times of Zambia]More than 300,000 farmers are expected to benefit from the Government launch of the 11 million Euros Scaling Up programme(CASU), aimed at enhancing food production across the country.

17 Stray Dogs Killed in Lufwanyama

[Times of Zambia]SECURITY personnel in Lufwanyama have killed 17 stray dogs that have been terrorising residents of St Joseph area in the district.

Junior She-Polopolo in High Spirits

[Times of Zambia]FOOTBALL Association of Zambia committee member Lenny Nhkuwa says the national Under-17 women team is acclimatising well in the United States in readiness of the Costa Rica 2014 FIFA World Cup finals.

Puma Oils Zambia Open Golf Tourney

[Times of Zambia]PUMA Energy Zambia has injected US$20,000 (about K115, 600) into the 2014 Mopani Copper Mines Zambia Open Golf Championship, doubling its support to the prestigious event heading to Kitwe in May.

Viable Textile Industry Has Potential to Boost Economy

[Times of Zambia]COTTON like any other crop is mostly grown in agriculture intensive countries such as Zambia. Though the Southern African country heavily depends on maize farming, Zambia grows a significant proportion of cotton which also contributes ...

U.S. $2.5 Million Kariba Gemstone Mine Rehab Done

[Times of Zambia]THE Construction and rehabilitation projects at the world's single largest Amethyst emerald mine in Kariba, Southern Province, have been completed at a cost of US$2.5 million.

Forestry Act Unsettles Chief Luembe

[Times of Zambia]SENIOR Chief Luembe of the Nsenga people of Nyimba District has called for the amendment of the Forestry Act which he says is outdated and ineffective.

ZRL to Double Cargo Revenue

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Railways Limited (ZRL) in 2013, raised about K213 million through cargo transportation within and outside the country and is confident that it will double up its revenue base this year after the rehabilitation programme is compl...