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Posts published in “Day: August 19, 2015

Namibia/Zambia Celebrate SADC Day

[New Era] Namibian officials led by Zambezi Regional Governor Lawrence Sampofu and a delegation led by the Zambian Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services, Godfrey Malama, on Monday celebrated SADC Day at Sesheke in...

Barclays, Maamba Deal Timely

[Times of Zambia] WHAT better news can there be at a time like now than that Barclays Bank Zambia Plc has financed Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL)'s 300 megawatts coal fired power plant at a cost of US$828 million.

Works On Monze – Niko Road Stall

[Times of Zambia] THE upgrading of the Monze-Niko Road in Southern Province is behind schedule by four months because of the difficulties in importing bitumen and other building materials.

NRC Issuance Teams Up to Challenge

[Times of Zambia] THE mobile National Registration Card (NRC) issuance teams are sufficiently equipped to handle any screening challenges that may occur during the exercise, Home Affairs Minister Davies Mwila has said.

Kambashi Fisheries to Reduce Fish Deficit

[Times of Zambia] GIVEN that more than one billion people rely on fish as their primary source of protein, most of them located in developing countries, farming is often an attractive practice to them, as it supplies food and jobs.

Salaries Officer Swindled Out of K17,000

[Times of Zambia] A FORTY-SEVEN-YEAR-OLD woman of Ndola has allegedly been swindled of K17, 660 by a man who claimed that he could double her monthly salary at her work place.

Afap Urges Increased Fertiliser Access

[Times of Zambia] AFRICAN governments should urgently put policies and infrastructure in place to ensure increased fertiliser access and use to raise agricultural productivity.

Heroes Stadium Looted

[Times of Zambia] THIEVES ransacked the Heroes National Stadium in Lusaka where they stole about 20 fire extinguishers.

Blades Sack Silwimba

[Times of Zambia] RELEGATION threatened MTN-FAZ Super League side, Konkola Blades have sacked head coach Enos Silwimba after a spate of poor results while cash strapped FAZ Division One North side, Konkola Mine Police have parted ways with Dean Mwiinde...

ZRL/Chinese Firm Ink Us$2.7 Billion Deal

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) has, through the Zambian Government, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Chinese firm for the construction of a railway line from Chipata to Mpika District.

Insurance Industry Should Jack Up to Grow

[Times of Zambia] Ministry of Finance and National Planning Deputy Minister Christopher Mvunga applauded the insurance industry for organising the first ever international insurance conference in Zambia.

Worldwide Climate Indaba Timely

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA has been awarded the opportunity to become the first African country to host the board meeting of the Worldwide Green Climate Fund (GCF).

Walter Bwalya No Show

[Times of Zambia] NKANA striker Walter Bwalya and Mufulira Wanderers midfielder Jacob Ngulube failed to join the national team camp preparing for the Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group E qualifier against Kenya.

Production to Stabilise in 2016 – Standard Bank

[Times of Zambia] PRODUCTION in key economic sectors will stabilise in the last half of 2016 because of the consensus on the fiscal and policy isues, Standard Bank Group has projected.

Defiler Granny in Court

[Times of Zambia] A SIXTY-FIVE-YEAR-OLD farmer of Kabwe, alleged to have defiled his 14-year-old granddaughter, has denied the charge informing the court that his sexual organ stopped functioning in 2008.

Tackling Internet Security Risks (pt II)

[Times of Zambia] THE pressure on Internet intermediaries such as Google, Facebook or Amazon can also cause substantial negative effects on Internet privacy.

Entrepreneurism Takes Root in Zambia

[Times of Zambia] THE scope of entrepreneurism in this country has enlarged since the country's economy was liberalised in the early 1990s.

KCC Acts On Road ‘Insanity’

[Times of Zambia] THE Kitwe City Council (KCC) has started impounding vehicles as well as apprehending members of the public using undesignated stations.

‘Halt Sub-Standard Imports’

[Times of Zambia] THE African Consumer Union (ACU) has called on African governments to protect their economies from a surge of sub-standard products.

Simfukwe Bags Mazabuka Open

[Times of Zambia] UPCOMING Chilanga golfer, Aaron Simfukwe junior won the Mazabuka Golf Open after carding an unmatched 153 points after 36 holes at the tournament watched by South African coaching experts.