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Posts published in “Day: October 22, 2014

‘Address Budget Agro Shortfalls’

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has urged parliamentarians to address the shortfalls of the 2015 national Budget for the agriculture sector.

Shop Owner Gets 20 Years for Murder

[Times of Zambia]A KASAMA shop owner, who killed an employee by stabbing him in the stomach with a pair of scissors, has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for murder.

Recalling Mailonis’ Reign of Terror

[Times of Zambia]PEOPLE of the newly created Luano District of the Central Province lived like refugees in their own country as if Zambia did not attain independence on October 24, 1964.

Two Cholera Suspects Admitted in Kapiri

[Times of Zambia]TWO people are admitted with what health officials suspect could be cholera at a local clinic in Lukanga Swamps in Kapiri Mposhi.

Focus On Insurance Strides

[Times of Zambia]AS THE nation commemorates the Golden Jubilee in two days time I found it necessary to reflect on strides made by the insurance industry in the past 50 years and also highlight some challenges that need to be overcome.

Chirwa Judgment Set for December 26

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka Magistrates Court has set December 26, as judgment date for former Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) chief executive officer Clive Chirwa and his former finance and administration director, Regina Mwale.

Zesco Buys Workers Jubilee Sports Attire

[Times of Zambia]ZESCO Limited has spent more than K244, 000 on buying assorted sports attire to enable the workers participate in the electricity generating firm's national Golden Jubilee sports festival.

Ministers to Grace Festivities

[Times of Zambia]VICE-President Guy Scott has said ministers and other Government officials will officiate at various activities to mark 50 years of Zambia's independence, in the absence of President Michael Sata.

Reflecting On AG’s Office 50 Years On

[Times of Zambia]AS a tribute towards Zambia's Golden Jubilee, this week I want to look at one of the fundamental constitutional office of the Republic - the Auditor General's office.

KK Chilenje House Momentous

[Times of Zambia]FIRST Republican president Kenneth Kaunda's pre-independence humble abode in Lusaka's Old Chilenje Township is of great historical significance, especially as Zambia toasts her Golden Jubille in two days' time.

MTN Mobile Money Upgrade Succeeds

[Times of Zambia]THE migration of MTN Zambia's mobile money platform was successful and normal service has been restored.

Chief Chipepo Calls for Probe Into Mining Licenses

[Zambia Reports]Chief Chipepo of Southern Province has complained about rampant corruption and glaring irregularities in the awarding of prospecting licences at the Geological Survey Department and Mines Cadaster.

New Mikomfwa Police Post to Boost Security

[Times of Zambia]A POLICE Post has been built in Luanshya's Mikomfwa Township for the first time since the existence of the township.

FRA Owes Farmers K600 Million

[Times of Zambia]THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) still owes farmers in excess of K600 million for the one million tonnes of maize it procured during the 2014/2015 crop marketing season.

Power of Industrial Clusters

[Times of Zambia]AS the debate heightens on the 2015 National Budget, Government's intention to embark on the establishment of industrial clusters in each district, is a key component worth looking at and the effects to be derived on national growth.

Kanyama Crowned Champs

[Times of Zambia]KANYAMA Stars were crowned Lusaka Province champions after beating Highlanders 1-0 in the Inter-Compound football tournament finals played in Kufue to walk away with K7,000.