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Posts published in “Day: October 13, 2014

UK Trade Mission to Zambia

[PR Newswire]London -First trade mission from the UK to Zambia in many years

Ill President’s Offices ‘Very Quiet’

[Zambia Reports]A confidential source at State House has revealed State House has become deserted like a graveyard because of current restrictions imposed on visitations.

Government Fails to Pay Gratuities to MPs

[Zambia Reports]In unprecedented development, the Zambian Government has for the first time failed to pay gratuity to Members of Parliament (MPs), a source at Cabinet Office has disclosed.

We Won’t Underrate Zambia, Falcons Promise

[Guardian]Windhoek -AFTER drubbing the Les Elephantes of Cote d'Ivoire 4-2 in their first group match on Saturday, the Super Falcons of Nigeria have vowed to take their next game against the Chipolopolo of Zambia with all the seriousness it deserves.

Prof Saasa On 2015 Budget

[Zambia Reports]Economic consultant Professor Oliver Saasa says the 2015 budget will only make sense to Zambians if there are effective monitoring mechanisms.

Constitution Allocation Shows PF Lack of Enactment Will

[Zambia Reports]The National Restoration Party (NAREP) says the K29 billion allocation to the constitution making process shows that the Patriotic Front government is not committed to concluding the process before the 2016 general elections.

Minister Threatens to Fire Student Journalists

[IFEX]Youth and Sport Minister Chishimba Kambwili has threatened to dismiss reporters at UNZA Radio, and has accused them of being sponsored by his enemies.

Africans on Innovation Prize List

[Malawi24]A Malawian scientist from Chancellor College under physics department, Mixon Faluweki still has a battle in the race of the been shortlisted contestants for this year's Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) finals.

Woman Escapes House Fire

[Times of Zambia]A RETIRED nursing services manager was yesterday rescued from a raging fire that reduced her house to rubble.

‘It’s a Balanced Budget’

[Times of Zambia]THE K46.7 billion 2015 National Budget which was presented to Parliament yesterday looks balanced.

Mine Tax Regime Revised

[Times of Zambia]THE current tax regime for mines has been redesigned for more equitable sharing of the mineral wealth between the Government and investors.

Give Macky Two More Time

[Times of Zambia]AT a time Big Brother hotshots has started on the DSTV platform, it is almost unavoidable to talk about the reality television show considering the bulk of television audiences are now glued to it.

Circumcisions, Enlargements

[Times of Zambia]When reminded about that weekend when our twins Pachikani and Mpachikeni unexpectedly showed up home from boarding school after convincing their Master on Duty that they had an appointment for male circumcision, my wife and I had a goo...

Kwacha JSE Listing Explained

[Times of Zambia]THIS week, I want to tackle an important issue that has not possibly drawn as much debate in society as it should; the Kwacha "listing" on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in South Africa.

Misa Zambia Fights for Great Access to Information for Citizens

[MISA]Each year, on 28 September, organisations and activists around the world commemorate Right to Know (RTK) Day to highlight why it is important for citizens to be able to claim their right to access information.

K9.4 Billion Boost for Education

[Times of Zambia]THE education sector has been allocated K9.4 billion or 20 per cent of the total National Budget for 2015.

Industry Seminar On Cards

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) in conjunction with the Chamber Trade Sweden (CTS) is scheduled to hold a two-day industrial development workshop in Lusaka.

‘Roofing Sheets Duty Hike’ll Spur Growth’

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) has said the proposed increase in customs duty on roofing sheets to 30 per cent effective January 1, 2015, will promote value addition and stimulate investment in the steel manufacturing in...

‘Don’t Waste Your Money On Fake Prophets’

[Times of Zambia]A CHOMA resident who was successfully treated for schizophrenia has urged other patients with mental problems to always seek treatment from hospitals and avoid fake prophets.

Healthy Thoughts Can Remake Minds

[Times of Zambia]This week, a colleague who is an ardent reader of this column, Thomas Chaongopa, sent the following article which I thought I can share: It all begins when one fails to accept the results after testing HIV positive.