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Posts published in “Day: October 21, 2015

Has Introduction of ICTs in Schools Been Rushed?

[Times of Zambia] IT has been observed by members of society that the introduction of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in schools under the new revised curriculum has led to different outlooks, especially in educational institutions in Zambia.

Imports Safeguard Probe On

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA has launched a safeguard investigation on flat-rolled products of iron, non-alloy steel, trailers and semi-trailers.

Pondering Copper Price Systems

[Times of Zambia] THERE was a time in human history when people believed that the world was flat, and if you travelled far enough over the oceans, one would fall off the earth's edge and into the abyss.

Milling Plants to Reduce Inflation, Says Zipar

[Times of Zambia] THE establishment of milling plants in all the provinces will reduce inflation caused by the prices of food in the country, the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) has said.

Kagem Pays U.S $14 Million Dividends

[Times of Zambia] KAGEM Mining has paid a US$14 million dividend to its shareholders, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).

ERB Moves to Curb Fuel Vending

[Times of Zambia] THE ENERGY Regulation Board (ERB) has engaged Government agencies to help conduct inspections on the Copperbelt where illegal fuel vending is on the increase.

Zaffa Bemoans Loss of Business

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Freight Forwarders Association (ZAFFA) has said the Regional Customs Transit Guarantee (RCTG) Scheme will lead to loss of business for its members.

‘Spread Coal Explorations’

[Times of Zambia] THE Government should encourage coal exploration in the Northern and other regions to attract thermal power investments which will reduce power generation concentration in the southern region.

Wife Battered Over Fish

[Times of Zambia] A HUSBAND of Mwense in Luapula Province is alleged to have severely beaten his wife after a difference over fish which she prepared for their one-year-old baby instead of serving it as a meal for her husband.

Mansa Council, Camland Strike Partnership

[Times of Zambia] MANSA Municipal Council has entered into a US$400,000 joint venture with Camland Constructions to help expand its shrinking revenue base.

Aussie Parley Speaker Calls for Collaboration

[Times of Zambia] SPEAKER of the Australian Parliament Tony Smith has said the Zambian and Australian parliaments should share ideas and collaborate to enhance development and contribute to viable legislative processes.

Zambia Gets U.S $30 Million

[Times of Zambia] THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US$30 million loan for industrial clusters and other economic activities which will create 21,000 job opportunities for women and youths in Zambia.

400,000 Obtain NRCS

[Times of Zambia] More than 400,000 people have obtained green National Registration Cards (NRCs)under phase two of the ongoing mobile issuance exercise in four provinces.

Govt Stakes U.S.$50 Billion to Mitigate Climate Change

[Times of Zambia] The Government has submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that it intends to spend US$50 billion by the year 2030 in mitigating the impact of climate change in the country.

Kabimba, M’membe Ruling Waits

[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka Magistrate's Court yesterday deferred to November 2, this year, the ruling on whether or not Rainbow Party leader Wynter Kabimba and his co-accused Post Newspaper editor-in-chief Fred M'membe, have a case to answer in a mat...

Pool Team in Africa Cup Doubt

[Times of Zambia] The national team's participation at the 2015 All-Africa Black Ball Pool Championship remains in doubt owing to the Zambia Pool Union (ZPU)'s failure to raise the outstanding K45,000 for the Lesotho tournament that starts in less than...

Zambia’s Endorsement Good

[Times of Zambia] Japanese Ambassador to Zambia Kiyoshi Koinuma's affirmation that Zambia is still an attractive business destination despite its economic challenges, raises the country's confidence amidst an atmosphere of economic challenges.

‘No School Leavers’ Parties’

[Times of Zambia] Police in Central Province has banned grade 12 school leavers' annual parties, to prevent misconduct and alcohol abuse by the young party goers.

Saunders Cautions PF On Appointing People Like Siliya

[Zambian Watchdog] Political Activist Dante Saunders has cautioned the PF Government against embracing people Zambians rejected under the MMD government in 2011 or risk facing the same fate in 2016.