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Posts published in “Day: November 19, 2015

Expedite West Road Works – Litunga

[Times of Zambia] The Litungu has urged the Road Development Agency (RDA) to expedite the construction of major roads in Western Province in order to spur economic development in the area.

VP Underlines Data Role

[Times of Zambia] Vice-President Inonge Wina has underlined the important role that statistical data plays in enhancing the social and economic development of any country.

Mopani in Notice to Sack 4,300

[Times of Zambia] Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) has officially notified labour unions that it is going ahead with laying off 4,300 miners amid economic challenges affecting its operations.

K200 Million for Renewable Energy

[Times of Zambia] Swedish Ambassador to Zambia Henrik Cederin has revealed that his country will invest up to K200 million towards implementation of renewable energy in Zambia.

Cage Fake Job Recruiters

[Times of Zambia] The arrest of three people in Mufulira recently for swindling job seekers out of K760,000 just shows how some individuals have taken advantage of unemployed people.

PF Mayor’s Son Evades Police Arrest, As UPND Youths Launch Man Hunt

[Zambian Watchdog] Kedrick Bango, the notorious son of Kabwe Mayor Richard Bango who assaulted a UPND cadre has run away to an unknown place in fear of police arrest. Some police sources believe the father has helped him to run away, but UPND youths ha...

Edible Oil Imports Restricted

[Times of Zambia] Government has restricted the importation of edible oils to 1,000 tonnes per month, Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda has announced.

State Should Look to IMF

[Times of Zambia] Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis Research (ZIPAR) says Government should look to the multilateral financial institutions like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for balance of payments financing rather than the commercial market.

Kwacha Posts More Artificial Gains

[Zambian Watchdog] The Bank of Zambia yesterday again halted the kwacha's depreciation by offloading dollars on the market, causing massive swings on the foreign exchange market.

‘Agro Cooperatives Promotion Will Alleviate Poverty’

[Times of Zambia] Addis Ababa -The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says Zambia's decision to promote agriculture cooperatives will significantly help reduce poverty levels in the country.

ZNAPD Bemoans Lack of Facilities in Schools

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia National Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities (ZNAPD) has bemoaned the lack of user friendly school facilities for pupils with disabilities.

Mpongwe Courts Milling Investors

[Times of Zambia] Mpongwe District Commissioner(DC) Keith Maila has called on the private sector to consider investing in milling and oil processing projects in the area.

16 Pregnant Pupils Miss Exams

[Times of Zambia] Sixteen school girls have failed to sit for their grade nine final examinations at Kachomba Secondary School in Southern Province this year, after falling pregnant.

European Firm Sets Livestock Centre in Mumbwa

[Times of Zambia] A European agribusiness and farming company has established a livestock centre in Mumbwa, Central Province with the aim of enhancing livestock farming and increase chances of beef exports.

Zambia, Angola Defence Wings Urged to Boost Security

[Times of Zambia] Defence Permanent Secretary Chileshe Mulenga has urged the defence and security wings of Zambia and Angola to strengthen their relations by exploring more areas of cooperation to enhance peace and security in the two countries.