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Posts published in “Day: October 5, 2015

Mealie Meal Prices Hiked

[Zambian Watchdog] Millers have resolved to increase the price of Mealie Meal by 10 and 15 Kwacha on a 25 Kilogram bag effective this week.

Lungu’s Agents Demanding Money From Kabwe Business Houses

[Zambian Watchdog] Business houses in Kabwe have complained that kabwe District PF secretary Boston Mpende and his treasurer Kennedy Chishala are milking them of a lot of money in the name of "donations to the PF.

Ndeke Township Boys Abduct Driver, Arrested

[Zambian Watchdog] POLICE in Kitwe's Ndeke Township have arrested two boys suspected to be members of a notorious gang known as 'Tokota', while six others are on the run after allegedly abducting a bus driver with intent to kill him.

Madison Finance to Increase Loan Book

[Times of Zambia] Madison Finance Company Limited will issue a Medium Term Note Programme (MTNP) worth K400 million on the Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE) in five years aimed at growing its loan book.

Capacity Building in Gender and Agric

[Times of Zambia] Agricultureis an important driver of growth and poverty alleviation in any given nation. In the SADC region, women have become the majority contributors in this sector.

Master Card, Mercy Corps Partner

[Times of Zambia] The Master Card Foundation has launched a new US$25 million partnership with Mercy Corps.

Change Attitude, Zambians Urged

[Times of Zambia] Zambians have been urged to embrace positive attitudes in all their endeavours to promote a better society.

SAFADA to Sign Agreements

[Times of Zambia] The  Small Scale Farmers Development Agency (SAFADA) will sign an agriculture partnership agreement with the private sector at the general conference to be held in Lusaka this month.

Female Swindler Denies Charges

[Times of Zambia] A thirty-one-year-old woman of Lusaka has pleaded not guilty to allegedly swindling more than 130 students from Kabwe's Mulungushi University whom she promised to offer bursaries.

‘Pay Back Loans’

[Times of Zambia] Government has cautioned beneficiaries of the women's village banking cycle loan that the law will be applied if they fail to service the loans.

Scribe’s First Experience in China

[Times of Zambia] My recent trip to China's three provinces was fun and educative from start to finish because each destination was as rewarding and stimulating as the last.

Tenant Relieved By Power Win

[Times of Zambia] Power Dynamos coach Tenant Chilumba has said it is a big relief to have ended his month-long winless drought in the MTN-FAZ Super League.

Agra Closes With Roadmap

[Times of Zambia] Stakeholders at the just-ended African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) have identified and committed themselves to resolving challenges of finance, input and agriculture infrastructure for the smallholder farmers in Africa.

Livingstone Mayor Suspended

[Times of Zambia] Livingstone Mayor Milford Mambo has been suspended for six months because of his alleged misconduct connected to the illegal land allocation in the tourist capital.

CSOS Team Up Against Poverty, Inequality

[Times of Zambia] In Zambia, as in other developing countries, the case of poverty takes up an inordinate amount of time and resources because of the numerous hurdles in addressing it.

Captivating Interview

[Times of Zambia] On Tuesday last week, I was in a shop close to my humble residence in Kabwata where I found a sizeable number of people indoors facing the television set as opposed to the shopkeeper.

Children’s Mind-Boggling Nosy

[Times of Zambia] Young children are curious about almost everything, including their bodies. Children by nature are also not shy and will ask about anything. Why are some parts of girls' and boys' bodies different? Where do babies come from? Is it tru...