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Posts published in September 2015

African Leaders Target Agric Business As AGRF Opens

[Vanguard] Lusaka, Zambia -More than 500 leaders from over 40 countries are expected to attend the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), which opens Wednesday in Lusaka, Zambia, just as AGRA will be releasing its annual Africa Agricultural Status Report.

Unite, LLDCs Told

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has called for enhanced global partnerships to foster development in Land Locked Developing Countries (LLDCs).

Mulusa Explains Kwacha Slide

[Times of Zambia] SPECIAL Assistant to the President for project implementation and monitoring Lucky Mulusa has attributed the poor performance of the Kwacha to lack of proper coordination among Government departments.

Kaizer Zulu, Chilubanama Got Bribes From Zhomei As Well

[Zambian Watchdog] State House gunman as well as President Edgar Lungu's political advisor Kaizer Zulu and State House permanent secretary Emmanuel Chilubanama got colossal sums of money from a Chinese firm, Zhomei so as to support the dubious transact...

Kagem Targets High Production

[Times of Zambia] An independent report by consultancy firm SRK shows that Kagem Mine is set to produce 1.1 billion carats over a 25 year mine life, which is more than initially anticipated.

ZAM Pleads for Business

[Times of Zambia] Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) is optimistic that legislation changes on preferential procurement of locally manufactured products will be effected in the 2016 national budget.

Resident Lungu’s Boldness

[Times of Zambia] Most observers have described President Edgar Lungu's speech to Parliament as an aspiration of what the Zambian Government would love to see.


[Times of Zambia] ELECRAMA 2016, the 12th edition of the world's largest show in the power sector is all set to showcase the new dynamics in the energy industry.

Agra Funds Seed Companies

[Times of Zambia] The Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has spent more than US$153, 000 in grants to fund seed companies engaged in leguminous self pollinated seeds in Zambia.

Impact of Falling Kwacha on Insurance

[Times of Zambia] A few months ago the kwacha was trading under K6 to a dollar but today it has risen to about K10 representing some considerable depreciation in value.

Wife Sues Hubby Over Maize

[Times of Zambia] A Kabwe man who has been sued by his wife for allegedly stealing 1,000 bags of mealie meal has pleaded not guilty stating that he got involved in his spouse's business because she was a foreign national who is not eligible to run the ...

HAI Telecom Launches Crashplan

[Times of Zambia] HAI Telecommunications has launched a new product dubbed CrashPlan for Africa which seeks to give back control of enterprise data.

Mununga Quarry to Boost Tazara

[Times of Zambia] Government is in the process of rehabilitating Mununga Quarry in Mpika to help reduce the cost of operations and earn income for Tanzania Zambia Railways (TAZARA).

High Court Reserves Ruling in GBM Case

[Times of Zambia] THE Lusaka High Court has reserved ruling on whether to stay proceedings in a matter where former Kasama Central Member of Parliament (MP) Geoffrey Mwamba is challenging the National Assembly's decision to declare his seat vacant.

Envoy Backs Economic Turnaround

[Times of Zambia] CHINESE Ambassador to Zambia Yang Youming has expressed confidence that the Government will overcome the current economic problems that the country is experiencing.

Wina Bans Ferrying of Cadres to By-Elections

[Times of Zambia] ACTING President Inonge Wina has banned cadres from outside constituencies to travel and campaign for their political parties in areas where by-elections are taking place.

The Pretense Ahead of Faz Elections

[Zambia Reports] With less than six months before the Football Association of Zambia holds elections to elect new office bearers, there seems to have suddenly been pretense at revolutionizing the game at Football House.