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Posts published in “Day: December 10, 2015

AfDB to Finance Nseluka-Mpulungu Railway Project

[Times of Zambia] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has commenced the feasibility study on Nseluka-Mpulungu Railway project which is expected to cost about US$50 million.

Farmer Begins Organic Fertiliser Production

[Times of Zambia] A poultry farmer in Lusaka has started commercial production of organic fertiliser from chicken droppings which will encourage farming in the country.

Ex-Zambia Leader KK Jets in

[Nyasa Times] Former Zambia President Kenneth Kaunda jets into Malawi Thursday in what officials say is a private visit.

Power Sector Pivotal to Inclusive Growth in Zambia

[World Bank] Lusaka -Following successive years of political stability and strong economic growth, Zambia's growth is expected to fall below 4% in 2015 after years of 6.4% average growth between 2010 and 2014, according to the sixth World Bank Zambia E...

Egypt Hockey Teams in

[Times of Zambia] Three Egyptian clubs have arrived in Zambia ahead of the Africa Cup of Club Championship that gets underway this Saturday at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka.

Japan Invests in Energy Sector

[Times of Zambia] Japan has invested in research to improve and stabilise Zambia's energy sector, especially that the southern African country is key, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo's special envoy Hisoshi Kikwanda has said.

Zambia Futsal Team Boosted

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia futsal team yesterday got a morale booster when top scorer Kenneth Chulu and captain Arnold Chishala joined the squad ahead of the 2016 Africa Cup of Nations preliminary round return leg against Equatorial Guinea.

Simukonda Fired?

[Times of Zambia] Coach Fighton Simukonda has been sacked after Zambia's disastrous outing to the ongoing CAF 2015 Under-23 African Cup of Nations finals in Senegal.

Miyupi Now Vows to Unseat Mr Zambia

[Times of Zambia] Bodybuilder Honest Miyupi has vowed to dethrone defending champion Sylvester Mwila during the Zambia Body Building and Fitness Federation (ZBBFF) 2015 Mr Zambia contest slated for tomorrow in Lusaka.

Chess Ace Musonda Dethroned

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's Elias Musonda has been knocked off the top after losing his fifth round match to Abdelouhab Ouaret of Algeria at the ongoing Africa Junior Chess Championship at the Golden Peacock Hotel in Lusaka.

UPND’s ‘Anglo Promise’ Bleeds

[Times of Zambia] Global mining giant, Anglo-American Corporation, which the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has seen as a remedy for the mining crisis in Zambia, is laying off 85,000 workers globally due to the collapse of comm...

MPs Vote On Contentious Clause

[Times of Zambia] Parliament yesterday voted to eliminate the mixed member proportional representation clause from the Constitution of Zambia Amendment Bill number 17 of 2015, which was tabled for the committee stage.

Ex-Mopani Miners in K18, 000 Cash Bonanza This Week

[Zambia Reports] MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM) will this week pay the K18,000 ex-gracia it agreed to remunerate the retrenched miners through the Zambia Postal Services Corporation (ZAMPOST), Mufulira district commissioner Zakeyo Kamanga has said.

Don’t Be Sensational in Your Reports, Judge Sikwaze Tells M’membe

[Zambia Reports] High Court judge Eddie Sikazwe has cautioned Fred M'membe, his Post Newspaper and other media house to be factual in their reporting and avoid sensationalising proceedings of the case in which the Rainbow Party founder and his journali...

Inonge Wina Admits Economy Won’t Grow Under PF

[Zambian Watchdog] Zambia's economy will expand only by about 3 percent this year, less than half the 7 percent targeted in the 2015 budget, as plunging copper prices and a power shortage hobble growth, Vice President Inonge Wina said.

Yes We Owe Mines Billions, Says PF

[Zambian Watchdog] Randy Deputy Minister of Finance Christopher Mvunga told Parliament that Government owes 14 mining companies a total of K5.25 billion in the form of value added tax refunds.