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Posts published in “Day: April 16, 2015

Cathy Fight Gets K250,000 Boost

[Times of Zambia] ZAMTEL has weighed in with K250,000 towards Catherine Phiri's World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight silver title fight against Christina McMahon set for May 2 at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre (MICC) in Lusaka.

Cathy Fight Gets K250,000 Boost

[Times of Zambia] ZAMTEL has weighed in with K250,000 towards Catherine Phiri's World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight silver title fight against Christina McMahon set for May 2 at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre (MICC) in Lusaka.

PAC Queries Shoddy Water Tank Works

[Times of Zambia] THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday heard how Government paid a contractor K2.5 million to erect two water tanks in Luapula which collapsed a few months later.

Fiscal Balance Improves – IMF

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA has made improvement in its fiscal balance despite the declining commodity prices on the global market, according to the latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) report.

Kwacha Remains Bullish

[Times of Zambia] THE Kwacha maintained a bullish trend against the United States (US) Dollar yesterday, buoyed by interbank and corporate sellers.

Zambeef Unveils K1.5 Million Sponsorship Deal

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBEEF Products yesterday unveiled a K1.5 million sponsorship deal to support an award-winning new movie that captures the achievements of the Zambian football team.

Richard Kabwe Conquers Disability

[Times of Zambia] "THE fact that I am lame does not mean that I am also mentally disabled because, God has given me the gift of thinking to enable me come up with a simple business to sustain me and my family, instead of begging on the streets."

Zambia Open On Course

[Times of Zambia] THE organising committee of the 2015 Mopani Copper Mines/Redpath Mining Zambia Open Golf Championship says it has raised 97.5 percent of the US$1.1 million budget.

‘Sort Out Coach Mess’

[Times of Zambia] SPORTS Minister Vincent Mwale has directed the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) to sort out the issue of the appointment of the Chipolopolo coach before the Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers kick off in June.

‘Come Up With Clear Marketing Policy’

[Times of Zambia] GOVERNMENT should come up with a clear policy on crop marketing that will effectively address challenges the country has experienced in the past, the Indaba Agriculture Policy Review Institute (IAPRI) has said.

Reform Energy Tax Policies

[Times of Zambia] THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said lower oil prices on the global market offer Zambia and other importers of the commodity an opportunity to reform their energy taxation systems.

Two Nabbed for Electoral Malpractice

[Times of Zambia] TWO United Party for National Development (UPND) members were on Tuesday apprehended by police for electoral malpractice in Lusaka.

East Tobacco Harvest Falls

[Times of Zambia] EASTERN Province is this year projected to record a drop in tobacco production of more than two million kilogrammes.

Win Energises PF

[Times of Zambia] THE Patriotic Front (PF) will now focus on party mobilisation and recruitment of new members after its victory in three constituency by-elections, President Edgar Lungu has said.

Chief Nsokolo Nods Lunzua Power Station

[Times of Zambia] SENIOR Chief Nsokolo of Mbala in Northern Province has said the Lunzua Hydro power station which was recently commissioned by President Edgar Lungu will reduce deforestation and improve people's livelihood

Kalu Tells Chipolopolo to Salvage National Pride From Cosafa

[Zambia Reports] After a disastrous footballing year, Zambia's Football Association president Kalusha Bwalya says its a must for Chipolopolo to defend the COSAFA Senior Challenge cup title to compensate for the national teams' poor performance at inter...

Shepolopolo to Face Tanzania Again

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA has been provided with a perfect opportunity to seek revenge against Tanzania after the two sides were drawn together in the first round qualifiers of the Papua New Guinea 2016 FIFA Under-20 Women World Cup.

‘Revisit Edible Oil Import Ban’

[Times of Zambia] THE suspension of imports of edible oils may attract international trade retaliation which will affect the local industry's performance, the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has warned.

Peaceful Polls Deserve Praise

[Times of Zambia] The April 14, 2015 by-elections held in three parliamentary constituencies, three provinces, and several council wards in various provinces, were conducted with a difference.

We’ve Shamed Perpetrators of Political Violence – President Lungu

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu says the PF and opposition political parties that participated in Tuesday's by-elections have set the democratic bar very high and have shamed perpetrators of violence by showing that political competition does no...