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Posts published in “Day: January 20, 2015

Intricacies of Writing Off Vehicles in Insurance

[Times of Zambia]A motor vehicle is considered a write-off when it is damaged beyond repair or where the damage is so extensive that one cannot think of repairing it.

ZCF to Procure 50 Trucks

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Cooperatives Federation (ZCF) plans to procure a fleet of 50 trucks at a cost of US$ 3.5 million to setup a commercial haulage unit as part of its sustainability plan.

PMRC Urges Prudent Planning to Curtail Drought

[Times of Zambia]THE Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) has called for efficient planning in order to prevent drought and foster a conservative approach to water resource management in the country.

Proflight Zambia Cuts Down Flight Fares

[Times of Zambia]PROFLIGHT Zambia has reduced flight fares by five per cent following the removal of customs duty on aviation fuel at the same percentage.

Luse All-Share Index Posts 0.63 Percent Gain

[Times of Zambia]THE All-share Index at the Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE) further posted a gain of 0.63 per cent to close the day at 6,257.37 points.

More Rains, More Deaths As Floods Set to Worsen

[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Nairobi -Aid agencies raced on Monday to reach tens of thousands of people displaced by catastrophic floods across southern Africa, as more heavy rain was forecast in the coming days.

Choose Leaders Carefully, Karume Tells Zanzibaris

[Daily News]Unguja -AMBASSADOR Ali Abeid Karume has called upon people in Zanzibar to be careful when choosing their next leaders and ensure that they get a government system that will help the country to develop.

Edgar Lungu Casts His Vote in Chawama

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front president Edgar Lungu has cast his vote at Andrew Mwenya Polling Station in Chawama's John Howard. Chawama, where Lungu is member of parliament, is a township predominately housing some of Zambia's poorest population.

Polls Open Peacefully in Zambia

[Zambia Reports]Voting for Zambia's Sixth President is underway with an average voting population making their trips to various polling stations in the country. There has been no incident since the polling stations opened at 06:00 hours this morning.

Voting Underway in Presidential By-Election

[AEP]Voting is ongoing in Zambia as they elect a new president in a presidential by-election to complete the first term of the late President, Michael Sata's after his death last October. The new president will complete the final 18 months of Sata's te...

Zambian Election – Direct Contrast to Zim

[New Zimbabwe]AS ZAMBIANS were preparing for Tuesday polls to elect a new President to replace the late Michael Sata a resemblance of democracy and fairness was already evident, attributes that are rare in Zimbabwean elections.

Five Million Zambians Expected At Polls Today

[New Era]Africa's second largest copper producer Zambia holds its presidential by-election today to choose the next head of state to succeed the late Michael Sata who died last October.

Presidential Elections Underway in Zambia

[]Zambians will today take to the polls to elect a President following the death of President Michael Sata last year.

Zambian Elections – This Is Just a Trailer for 2016

[Daily Maverick]After the late but not unexpected death of President Michael Sata, Zambia must now choose his replacement. There are two main candidates, but whoever wins has the unenviable task of fixing a failing economy, with just 18 months to do so...

Edgar Lungu Seals Presidential Bid With Massive Lusaka Rally

[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front president Edgar Lungu sealed the road to State House with a rally more than twice bigger than his main rival, Hakainde Hichilema, at Lusaka's Woodlands Stadium prompting area lawmaker Given Lubinda to mock a "small crowd...

Hichilema Says Zambians Should Be Grateful to Him

[Zambia Reports]Presidential candidate for the United Party for National Development Hakainde Hichilema has denied allegations that he benefited from the privatisation process he advised in the 1990s, according to statements made during a special radio...

ECZ Unveils Mulungushi Hot-Spot

[Zambia Reports]The 'hot spot' for the 2015 presidential election has been opened with Electoral Commission of Zambia chairperson Ireene Mambilima launching the results centre at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre.