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Posts published in “Day: October 15, 2014

Business Needs Good System

[Times of Zambia]LAST week in our business discussion, I looked at the smallest business entity in the chain of our Small and Medium business entities, today I want to focus my own business organisation and take a look at some examples of business enti...

ZCCM-IH Share Floating Good

[Times of Zambia]A FEW years ago, then Mines minister, Wylbur Simuusa was quoted by the local media as having said the Government wanted to increase its shareholding in mining firms up to 35 per cent.

Kwacha On JSE to Raise FDIS – Zam

[Times of Zambia]THE listing of the Kwacha on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) will make the country visible and boost investment, the Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) has said.

Marketing Firms Should Sponsor School Leavers

[Times of Zambia]IN this week's column, I have decided to pay tribute to the late? prospecting University of Zambia student, Musanka Makwamba who sadly? took her life about three weeks ago, as a result of not having been able to secure a bursary to pur...

CEC Power Cut Hurts KCM Copper Output

[Times of Zambia]THE temporary restriction of electricity supply to Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) by the Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) recently, among other operational challenges has triggered low production and affected the quality of copper mined...

Visit to Lake Bangweulu Islands Tedious

[Times of Zambia]TRAVERSING the breadth and depth of Lake Bangweulu islands in Luapula and Northern provinces has become tedious as the Post Boat continues to run on a single engine.

Chikwanda Sets Deficit Ceiling

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has said Government will not allow the country's deficit to rise beyond 4.6 per cent in the 2015 National Budget.

Angolan Minister Hails KK

[Times of Zambia]VISITING Angolan External Relations Minister Georges Chicoti has paid glowing tribute to first Republican President Kenneth Kaunda for the role he played in the liberation of Angola.

State Keen to Effect E-Voucher – Simuusa

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has already embarked on preparatory measures to ensure that the e-Voucher system is successfully implemented next year.

SEC Nods 2015 Budget

[Times of Zambia]THE Security and Exchange commission (SEC) has welcomed the 2015 National Budget noting that Government acknowledged the role capital markets play to drive economic growth forward.

Dumped Boy Still Under State Care

[Times of Zambia]A TEENAGER, who was last week found tied to a tree in the bush in Mazabuka, is still being looked after at the Social Welfare Department, as his relative have not been traced.

It’s a Growth Budget Indeed

[Times of Zambia]FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda last Friday unveiled the K46.7 billion 2015 National Budget to Parliament with an assurance that Government was committed to uplifting the welfare of Zambians.

‘Shun Hologram At Own Peril’

[Times of Zambia]MINISTRY of Information and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary Bert Mushala has warned that the hologram is now law in Zambia and anyone found selling CDs, DVDs and other musical works without it, will be prosecuted.

Agro Funding Boosts Food Security

[Times of Zambia]For far too long, the Zambian Government and Zambians generally have been criticised for focusing attention on mining and paying 'lip service' to agriculture.

Civil Societies Demand to Know the Well Being of President Sata

[CISA]Lusaka -Several society organisations in Zambia, including the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection have expressed their concern over the wellbeing of President Micheal Sata who has not been seen in public for some time.

Falcons Maul Zambia, Fly Into Semi-Final

[Guardian]Windhoek, Namibia -TRUE to their pre-match boast, the Super Falcons yesterday proved to their male counterparts, the Super Eagles, that Nigeria is still a force in world football when they hammered Zambia 6-0 to book their passage to the semi...

Shepolopolo ‘Baptised’

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday bowed out of the ongoing TN Mobile 2014 Africa Women Championship (AWC) after suffering a humiliating defeat at the hands of six-time champions, Nigeria in a one-sided Group A match at Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek.

It’s Judgment Day

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S prospects of qualifying to the Morocco 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals will be determined this evening when the Chipolopolo hosts fellow Group F strugglers, the Menas of Niger in a decisive fixture in Ndola.

U.S.$5,000 Raised for Essa

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Motor Sport Association (ZMSA) has raised US$5,000 (about K31,500) which is more than half of the budget that rally ace Mohammad Essa needs to compete in the last round of the Africa Rally Championship (ARC) in Madagascar ne...