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Posts published in “Day: December 23, 2015

Choma Traders Cry for Soft Loans

[Times of Zambia] MARKEETERS in Southern Province are happy with the disbursement of soft loans under the Presidential initiative and have called for access to the funds by all marketeers.

Katongo Reclaims Captaincy – Chansa Vows to Work Hard

[Times of Zambia] RECALLED Christopher Katongo has been handed back the Chipolopolo captain armband ahead of the Rwanda 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament set for next month.

Zamtel to Offload 1,000 Towers

[Times of Zambia] ZAMTEL has said it will next year roll out more than 1,000 telecommunication towers across the country in a bid to improve connectivity.

Tomatoes Helped Reduce Inflation in March

[Times of Zambia] SO the prices of tomatoes and other vegetables contributed to the reduction in the rate of inflation for Zambia in March 2015.

Civil Servant Nabbed for Theft

[Times of Zambia] Police in Chipata in Eastern Province have arrested an officer at the Ministry of Community Development for allegedly stealing 65×50 kilogramme bags of maize meant for vulnerable people.

State Revamps Kalungwishi Ranch

[Times of Zambia] GOVERNMENT has successfully revamped the once-viable Kalungwishi State Ranch in Mporokoso District in Northern Province.

Electricity Vital for Economic Growth

[Times of Zambia] ELECTRICITY is a major input in all sectors of the economy and thus, a key driver of economic growth.

High Rentals Affect Business

[Times of Zambia] One of the trouble shooting expenses in running a business is rent, an expense for most of the businesses that do not own premises to operate from.

Ponga Opposes Faz Decision

[Times of Zambia] FOOTBALL administrator Ponga Liwewe has vehemently opposed the recall of veterans Christopher Katongo and Isaac Chansa back into the Chipolopolo fold, while some sections have applauded the the move.

Zambeef Profit Swells

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBEEF Products Plc operating profit has risen from K56.2 million last year to K162 million this year.

Power of Customer Loyalty in Insurance

[Times of Zambia] To the readers of this column, compliments of the season and please remember to buy your insurance disc so that as the law to display the discs is implemented on January 1, 2016, you will not be victimised by the police.

Illegal Charcoal Transporter Fined

[Times of Zambia] A LIVINGSTONE magistrate's court has fined a driver of Kazungula K1, 000 for illegally transporting 17 bags of charcoal.

AfDB Nods Senior Loan for Nacala Railway

[Times of Zambia] THE African Development Bank (AfDB), through its private sector window, has approved a senior loan equivalent to US$300 million to support construction of the 912 kilometre Nacala railway.

Firm Set Up to Oversee Society House Works

[Times of Zambia] THE National Pensions Scheme Authority (NAPSA) has established the Society House Development Company Limited which will oversee the construction of Society House and Central Arcades in Lusaka.

Tattoos – Are They for You?

[Times of Zambia] TATTOOS are slowly becoming common in our Zambian culture. A weekend at an entertainment or public place hardly passes without seeing somebody with a Western or modern tattoo, especially our womenfolk.

HH Calls for Peace During Christmas

[Times of Zambia] THE United Party for National Development (UPND) has urged Zambians to celebrate the festive season with respect for the peace and calm Zambia enjoys.

Muslim Leader Survives Attack By PF Thugs

[Zambian Watchdog] Yesterday PF cadres wanted to kill the muslim leader who was attending a campaigh meeting for FFD at Mtedere mosque. PF cadres broke the car for the president of islamic supreme council of Zambia who is Suzyo Zimba.