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Posts published in “Day: August 6, 2014

Zambia Red Cross a ‘Global Champion’ in Climate Games

[IFRC]When the Zambia Red Cross Society invited its volunteers to take part in a game that would change the way communities learn about climate change and flooding, they eagerly signed up. They sat down to play UpRiver, a game designed to teach fundame...

Kabimba Determined to Eliminate HH

[Zambia Reports]Minister of Justice and Patriotic Front Secretary General Wynter Kabimba is stepping up his efforts to ensure that Hakainde Hichilema is sidelined before the next election, says a source close to the government.

UPND Pumps Some Constitution Sense in Kabimba

[Zambia Reports]The opposition UPND has responded to PF secretary general Wynter Kabimba's myopic understanding of the need to give Zambians a new constitution.

Miles Sampa’s Taxi Scheme Failing

[Zambia Reports]Following Matero Member of Parliament Miles Sampa's launch of a business scheme involving his taxis as a master plan to create jobs and empower youths, some young people in the area have vowed not to enlist for programme because they sa...

Court Acquits 5 UPND Cadres

[Zambia Reports]The Lusaka Magistrate Court has put to shame police abuse of the Public Order Act by acquitting five UPND cadres who were charged with conduct likely to cause breach of peace.

Dui Convicts Increase

[Zambia Reports]More drivers have joined the growing list of convicts for drunken driving by the fast track court.

Civil Servants Want MPs After Pay Rise to Quit

[Zambia Reports]Civil Servants and Allied Workers' Union are urging MPs who want a pay rise to resign and pave way for more selfless representatives.

Copper Output Declines – BOZ

[Times of Zambia]BANK of Zambia (BoZ) Governor Michael Gondwe says copper output declined by 2.5 per cent to 276, 075.0 tonnes from 283,042.3 in the first quarter of 2014.

Kagem Auction Woos 25 Foreign Buyers

[Times of Zambia]TWENTY-FIVE international gemstone buyers have converged on Lusaka to participate in the fifth auction of emeralds by Kagem Mining Ltd and Gemfields Plc, which opened yesterday.

Coffin-Making Article Raises Dust

[Times of Zambia]AS a follow-up to last week's topic on why coffin-making business should be conducted in seclusion as opposed to doing so in public places, I want to look at the feedback.

Monsato Zambia Plans More for Research

[Times of Zambia]MONSANTO Zambia has pledged to invest more in research and extension services to assist the small-scale farmers in the country to improve their yields.

CAF Inspectors Expected for 2019 Afcon Bid

[Times of Zambia]THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) inspectors are expected in Zambia this week to evaluate the nation's candidature to stage the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final.

NAPSA Investment Portfolio Rises

[Times of Zambia]THE National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA)'s investment portfolio rose from K7 billion in 2013 to K9 billion by June 30, 2014.

Empower Small-Scale Dairy Farmers

[Times of Zambia]COWS are well-known for producing milk which is processed into dairy products such as cream, butter, yoghurt, ice cream as well as cheese.

Zesco Plots Win Over Buffaloes

[Times of Zambia]THREE-TIME champions, Zesco United today have a chance of narrowing the gap with leaders Zanaco when they host struggling Green Buffaloes in Ndola in an MTN Premier Division League Week 19 fixture which has been brought forward.

Local Firms Exhibit Innovative Abilities

[Times of Zambia]THE just-ended 88th edition of the Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show in Lusaka seems to have lifted the nation's spirit economically.

Central PS Tips Clergy

[Times of Zambia]CENTRAL Province Permanent Secretary Edwidge Mutale says the clergy's involvement in criminals activities is tearing communities apart and has to stop.