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Posts published in “Day: November 4, 2015

Saudi Firm Expresses Interest in Energy

[Times of Zambia] A SAUDI International firm plans to stake a multi-million dollar investment in Zambia's health care and energy sectors on a Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) model.

A Look At Regulatory Bodies

[Times of Zambia] TODAY, we take a special look at some government institutions that regulate and implement government policies on registered businesses resulting in compliance as outlined by the government.

How Firms Can Develop Human Capital

[Times of Zambia] LAST week we looked at the need for businesses to develop human capital formation and the effect that has on the business firm's operational and financial performance.

‘Embrace Cotton Farming’

[Times of Zambia] NWK Agri-services has urged farmers in the country to embrace cotton farming to help alleviate rural poverty.

Total Stakes Youth Sponsorship

[Times of Zambia] TOTAL Zambia has launched a K390, 000 entrepreneurship competition to reward the youths with the most innovative business plan.

‘Appreciate Value Monitoring’

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIANS generally do not appreciate the value of monitoring and evaluation processes, an attitude which makes it difficult for the country to track progress of development projects, Finance Deputy Minister Christopher Mvunga has said.

19 Foreigners Deported

[Times of Zambia] NINETEEN foreigners have been deported for illegal entry and concealing their identities, the Immigration Department has said.

Sioma Eyes Irrigation As Alternative for Rain

[Times of Zambia] Drought is an insidious hazard of nature, it is often referred to as a creeping phenomenon and its impact vary from region to region and it can therefore be difficult for people to understand and equally difficult to define.

BoZ Increases Policy Rate

[Times of Zambia] THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has raised its monetary policy rate from 12.5 per cent to 15.5 per cent to forestall the rising inflation pressure in the copper-rich country.

Speaker Orders Education Minister to Explain Grade 9 Examination Fiasco

[Zambia Reports] Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has ordered General Education Minister Dr John Phiri to issue a Ministerial Statement on the happenings concerning grade nine Information and Communication Technology examinations.

NRC Material Shortage in Southern Province Explained

[Zambia Reports] The Ministry of Home Affairs says its shortage of National Registration Cards materials in Southern Province has nothing to do with area being an opposition stronghold.

Lungu Orders Reopening of Luanshya Mine

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has ordered the reopening of Luanshya Copper Mines (LCM)'s Shaft-three whose closure resulted in the retrenchments of more than 1,000 miners.

PF Promises K45 Per 25kg Bag of Millie Meal

[Zambian Watchdog] Zambia Cooperative Federation (ZCF) director general James Chirwa says millie meal prices will soon reduce across the country.

Exams in Blackout

[Times of Zambia] GRADE Nine pupils in public schools sitting for practical final examinations in computer studies were on Monday forced to write in the night while others only sat for the paper yesterday morning due to power outages and inadequate com...

Zambia to Record Energy Surplus

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA is going to record an energy surplus by the end of next year once stakeholders participated effectively in efforts aimed at boosting power production.

Airtel Appeals in Journalist Wiretapping Case

[Zambia Reports] Airtel Zambia is seeking to appeal the ruling of the Deputy Registrar of the High Court Kelvin Limbani which ordered that it produces records of the journalists whose telephones were alleged tapped or intercepted.