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Posts published in “Day: July 27, 2015

U.S. to Set Up Entrepreneurship Centre in Zambia

[Times of Zambia] President Barack Obama at the weekend announced that the United States (US) would set up three entrepreneurship centres in Zambia, Kenya and Mali to support women entrepreneurs.

3,861 Firms Register With NCC

[Times of Zambia] The National Council for Construction (NCC) has registered and issued a total of 3,861 certificates to construction companies for the 2014/2015 registration period.

President Launches Marine Unit

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has officially launched Zambia's first-ever Special Forces Marine Unit designed to counter acts of aggression on the country's territorial waters.

Toddler, Dad Burnt to Death

[Times of Zambia] A twenty-eight-year-old man and a one-year-old-baby girl have been burnt to death after the house they were sleeping in caught fire.

Msiska Calls for Money Management

[Times of Zambia] Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska has called for money management and wealth creation to ensure economic growth.

Mwanakatwe Defends CEEC Loan

[Times of Zambia] Commerce Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe has said there is nothing sinister on the loan her company obtained from the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) more than five years ago.

400 Youths to Undergo ZNS Training

[Times of Zambia] Four hundred youths countrywide will next year be recruited to undergo training under the Zambia National Service (ZNS), Defence Deputy Minister Christopher Mulenga has said.

Load-Shedding Debate Rages

[Times of Zambia] Zambia in the recent past been experiencing load shedding because of low water levels at the Kariba Dam caused by insufficient rainfall in the 2014/2015 rainy season.

Kabompo Hydro Power Station Nears Completion

[Times of Zambia] Construction of the US$220 million Kabompo hydro power station in North-Western Province by Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) is near completion.

State Moves to Arrest Trade Deficit

[Times of Zambia] Government has enhanced the expansion of regional trade to cover up for the trade deficit Zambia has experienced in the last six months due to the drop in Copper prices on the world market.

Bravo for Aids Drugs Deal With President Lungu

[Observer] Zambian president, Edgar Lungu, last week made his first visit to Uganda since being elected in January - and was warmly received by President Museveni.

UPND On Copperbelt Excited By Appointment of GBM, Waiting for Visit

[Zambian Watchdog] The UNDt on the Copperbelt says the appointment Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba as Vice-President for administration will add more value to the UPND and that the opposition party will benefit from GBM massive political experience.