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Posts published in “Day: August 17, 2015

LafargeHolcim Records Rise in Profit in Zambia

[Daily Trust] Lafarge Zambia Plc, a subsidiary of LafargeHolcim has reported a four percent rise in profits in the first six months of 2015 to 187 million Zambian kwacha.

She Cranes Wind Up Eight

[Observer] What started with a bang has ended on a whimper. Yesterday, the She Cranes lost their sixth straight game after winning their opening two games end the 2015 Netball World Cup in eighth position.

Govt Warns Local Contractors

[Times of Zambia] The government has urged local contractors to improve their performance if they are to continue undertaking various projects around the country.

Zesco Probes Lengthy Power Outages

[Times of Zambia] Zesco spokesperson Henry Kapata said the development affected Central, Copperbelt, Muchinga, Northern, Luapula, North-Western and Eastern provinces.

New Vaccine Inevitable to Eliminate TB

[Times of Zambia] Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major public health problem that continues to claim millions of lives each year.

Women Still On Sidelines of Society

[Times of Zambia] Despite the existence of human rights and gender equality instruments, women in Zambia and across the globe continue to suffer various forms of violence perpetrated by society.

Resolve Lunda-Luvale Impasse

[Times of Zambia] We feel the Lunda-Luvale impasse is one tribal conflict that has dragged on for a long time, and the sooner it is resolved the better.

FAO Warns of High Food Prices

[Times of Zambia] The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned of sharp food price increases and an increase in the need for imports in Southern Africa this year because of the low maize harvests in the previous season.

Benefits of Presidential Trips

[Times of Zambia] President Lungu said because of this image building gain, he would not bow to pressure from critics who were demanding that he reduces on foreign travel.

PF Will Lose Elections in 2016, Says Nevers Mumba

[Zambia Reports] MMD President Nevers Mumba has launched a scurrilous attack on the ruling Patriotic Front for accommodating members trekking from the former ruling party.

Women Weep After Jerabo Leader Is Remanded in Custody

[Zambia Reports] The terror caused by the once 'mighty' Jerabos, a notorious gang of Copper thieves based in Kitwe, may soon come to an end as the long arm of the law slowly invades its territory with its leader Simeon Kalobo popularly known as Simmy b...

President Lungu in Botswana for SADC Indaba

[Zambia Reports] Republican President Edgar Lungu has arrived in Gaborone, Botswana to attend the 35th SADC Heads of State and Government Summit scheduled for today and tomorrow.

Lungu, Osinbajo, Oshiomole Laud Dangote Over Zambia Cement Plant

[Independent (Lagos)] Zambian President, Edgar Lungu, has lauded the business ingenuity of the president of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, saying his business expansion across African was worthy of emulation by other African businessmen in the task of c...

Ignore Baseless Criticism

[Times of Zambia] We hail President Edgar Lungu's directive to the newly-appointed Defence Minister Richwell Siamunene to ignore baseless criticism and concentrate on transforming the operations of the defence forces.