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Posts published in May 2015

Stop Killings Over Witchcraft Allegations

[Times of Zambia] Concern is growing on this bizarre turn of events in society with Government and rationalists efforts to address this problem achieving little success.

Shoprite Goes to Chililabombwe

[Times of Zambia] Shoprite, the largest supermarket chain in Zambia, has today opened its 25th Supermarket store in Zambia in Chililabombwe at an investment of K40 million.

Bidvest Wits Axe Chris Katongo

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA'S 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) winning captain, Christopher Katongo has been released by South African Premiership side, Bidvest Wits after failing to impress.

Eight Farmers Get Agro Kits

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has handed over farming equipment to eight beneficiaries of Nkeyema District in Western Province.

Handball Association Secures 3 Friendlies

[Times of Zambia] THE Handball Association of Zambia (HAZ) has secured three international friendly matches for the boys and girls national teams ahead of the Congo Brazzaville 2015 All Africa Games (AAG) slated for September.

First Lady Bemoans Maternal Deaths Increase

[Times of Zambia] FIRST Lady Esther Lungu has observed that unplanned pregnancies among women and girls are resulting in unsafe abortions which are among factors increasing maternal deaths.

Swedish Aid Signifies Zambia’s Improved Profile

[Times of Zambia] The resumption of financial support to Zambia by Sweden after six years of aid freeze shows the level of confidence the donors have in President Edgar Lungu's administration.

Govt Spends K200,000 on Ebola Check

[Times of Zambia] Government has spent about K200,000 in strengthening Ebola surveillance, awareness and prevention activities on the Copperbelt since threat of the disease emerged.

Health Windfall… As Govt Wins Back Swedish Support

[Times of Zambia] SWEDEN has resumed financial support to Zambia's health sector with a capital boost of about K331 million (400 million Swedish Kroners) over a period of four years from 2015 to 2019.

‘We Won’t Rush Into Signing EPAs’

[Times of Zambia] The Zambian Government will not blindly follow other African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries into signing the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs).

Inflation Rate Drops to 6.9 Percent

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's inflation rate for this month drastically dropped to 6.9 per cent from last month's pegging of 7.2 per cent showing a reduction of 0.3 per cent, the Central Statistical Office (CSO) has said.

Witness Testifies in Ex-Cabinet Office PS Case

[Times of Zambia] A witness has testified that he was directed by former Cabinet Office Permanent Secretary Annie Sinyangwe to facilitate the commencement of works at Cabinet car park by Maoonstone Investment Limited valued at K89,000 000.

ZABS Trains Copperbelt Entrepreurs

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has trained 150 business people on the Copperbelt Province under a programme aimed at empowering local Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME's) to improve product quality.

Janza Targets COSAFA Plate

[Times of Zambia] Rustenburg -HONOUR Janza is targeting the 2015 COSAFA Senior Challenge Cup plate triumph when the Chipolopolo lock horns with the Flames of Malawi in the losers final at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium this evening.

Zambia Seeks Jobs, Wealth Links

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA is seeking to form synergies in economic areas with potential for wealth and employment creation, Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has said.

Lungu Receives Credentials From Six Envoys

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has reiterated Zambia's commitment to working with other countries in Africa and the whole world to promote peace and co-existence, according to a report by ZANIS.

Entrepreneurship, Youth Innovation

[Times of Zambia] THE declining capacity for countries like Zambia to create jobs for the youth has been a source of concern since the 1990s.

CCPC Cracks Down On Vendors Selling Expired Goods

[Zambia Reports] The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has warned traders and consumers to stop trading in merchandise that are expired or defective, according to a report by ZANIS.

AGLOW Seeks to Impart Skills in Women

[Times of Zambia] AGLOW International has said women need to play a more significant role in impacting society through imparting spiritual and socio-economic knowledge on citizens.