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Posts published in “Day: September 17, 2015

UPND Cadres Clash With Police Over Masebo

[Zambia Reports] Police in Lusaka have clashed with opposition United Party for National Development cadres after the latter started stoning the law enforcement officers at Lusaka Central police.

Oasis Forum Defends Fr Chiti

[Zambian Watchdog] The Oasis Forum is deeply concerned and saddened at the spate of political attacks against Fr. Leonard Chiti, SJ, in his capacity as Chairperson of the Grand Coalition. The said attacks imply that Fr. Chiti is speaking on his own acc...

I’m Your Servant, Says President Lungu

[Zambia Reports] Republican President Edgar Lungu says he wants to bring a difference in the way politics are being done in the country.

Masebo Released On Court Bail

[Zambian Watchdog] Choongwe MP Sylvia Masebo has been granted Bail by a magistrate court on condition of K2000 and two working sureties.

Unza Opens October Four

[Zambia Reports] University of Zambia students may have their wish to open on October 4 granted after two rounds of meetings between the University of Zambia lecturers and Researchers Union and Education Minister Michael Kaingu.

Market Livingstone As Tourism Spot – LTA

[Times of Zambia] The Livingstone Tourism Association (LTA) has called for aggressive marketing of Livingstone as a preferred destination for tourism.

Mpongwe Fish Plant to Boost Food Security

[Times of Zambia] Fish farming development goes back to the colonial period of Zambia but progress has been moderate for many years.

Chambeshi Cries for U.S.$120 Million

[Times of Zambia] Kasama -Chambeshi Water and Sewerage Company (CHWSC) is scouting for US$120 million to overhaul its water reticulation system and expand operations.

Zambia to Host AGRF 2015 Indaba

[Times of Zambia] More than 400 global and African leaders are this month-end expected to assemble in Lusaka for a high-level meeting aimed at developing concrete investment plans for driving Africa's agricultural makeover.

Upholding Mines’ Safety

[Times of Zambia] Following fatal accidents recorded in some Zambian mines in the recent past, I have received mail from some readers who feel not much is being done to protect the lives of miners.

ZDA, Honey Producers to Grace South Korea Congress

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) will this week lead honey producers to the South Korea Congress and Expo to enhance collaboration and cooperation in the honey sector.

A Look At Zambia, Israel Ties

[Times of Zambia] A Livingstone based tour operator and proprietor of River Club, Peter Jones has said Zambia's move to open an embassy in Israel is the best thing to have happened to the tourism sector.

North-West Cassava Processing Firm Coming

[Times of Zambia] A local firm will set up a cassava processing company in the newly-created Kalumbila District in North-Western Province at a cost of 3.5 million euros.

Copperbelt Centre to Rekindle Soccer

[Times of Zambia] The construction of a Football Centre of Excellence on the Copperbelt will rekindle the dreams and aspirations of thousands of youngsters to become superstars in soccer.

IDC – New Vehicle for Zambia’s Growth

[Times of Zambia] To date, Zambia's manufacturing sector, although growing, is performing well below its optimum. The country has continued to be swamped with cheaper imported goods despite having the requisite raw materials to manufacture value-added ...

Copper Production Halt to Hurt Zambia’s Economy

[The Herald] Lusaka. -Moody's, an international rating agency and investor advisor, said recent announcements by some mining firms in Zambia to suspend their operations may depress economic growth and put pressure on the sovereign's fiscal and external...