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Posts published in December 2015

Two Vie for Thermal Power Projects

[Times of Zambia] Two British firms have expressed interest to set up two 300-megawatt coal-powered plants on the Copperbelt and Southern Province.

East to Have Industrial Milling Plant

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Prisons Service is next month set to build a state-of-the-art milling plant in Petauke, in Eastern Province, with capacity to produce 200 tonnes of mealie-meal per day.

Luchanga Moves From Dynamos to Power

[Times of Zambia] Budding star Conlyde Luchanga has joined Power Dynamos from Lusaka Dynamos on a two-year loan deal.

‘Lungu Scooping 2016 Polls’

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu will win the 2016 presidential elections because of the various development projects that the Patriotic Front (PF) Government has embarked on, the PF media and publicity committee has said.

Zimba DC Wants More Dams

[Times of Zambia] Zimba -Zimba District Commissioner (DC) Elizabeth Kalaluka has called for construction of more dams in the district to mitigate the shortage of water.

Diesel Projects Advance

[Times of Zambia] Government has said the process of setting up four temporary diesel plants for electricity generation to mitigate the current deficit the country is facing has reached procurement stage.

Indeni Resumes Ops

[Times of Zambia] Indeni Petroleum Refinery has resumed operations with assurance that there is a steady flow of fuel in the country.

New Cable Firm Coming

[Times of Zambia] Neelkanth Cable Zambia Limited, a new cable manufacturing company, will be commissioned in January 2016 at a cost of around US$17 million.

Ndola, Luanshya to Have Improved Water Supply

[Times of Zambia] The quality of water supply to Ndola, Masaiti and Luanshya is set to improve once Kafubu Water and Sewerage Company (KWSC) completes construction of a US$430 million dam in Mpongwe District.

Fundraising for National House of Prayer On Cards

[Times of Zambia] The National House of Prayer advisory board will be going to various parts of the country to fundraise for the construction of the Tabernacle.

Mosi Lager Wins ZABS Award

[Times of Zambia] Mosi lager, a product of Zambian Breweries Plc, has been named the product of the year by the Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS).

Chembe MFEZ Squatters Paid

[Times of Zambia] Mansa Sugar has spent over K300, 000 on compensating about 115 farmers who were engaged in various farming activities in the Chembe Multi-Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ) in Luapula Province.

So Long Casualisation

[Times of Zambia] Government's move to outlaw casualisation and unjustified termination of contracts of employment is progressive and should be supported by all well-meaning Zambians.

Marine Commandos Beat Lake Mweru Fisherman to Death

[Zambian Watchdog] The marine commandos deployed by PF government to be guarding fish during the ongoing fish ban have beaten to death a 43 year old suspected resident of Lukwesa village for refusing to share some black magic charms after he was allege...

Chato Misappropriates K15 Million Meant for Prisons Farms’ Fertiliser

[Zambian Watchdog] Scandal rocked Zambia prisons service Commissioner General Percy Chato early this year misappropriated over K15m meant for fertiliser at some prison farms which were meant to produce maize for the prisons owned Kalonga milling plant.

Lessons Learnt From Load-Shedding

[Times of Zambia] "WE must change our lawless habits, our attitude to public office and public trust. We must change our unruly behaviour in schools, hospitals, market places, motor parks, on the roads, in homes and offices," Nigeria's President Muhamm...

Mining Acres of Diamonds in You

[Times of Zambia] PHIL McGraw says "Every one of us, you included, has within us everything we will ever need to be, do and have anything and everything we will ever want and need."

Parley Tackles Serious Matters in 2015

[Times of Zambia] PARLIAMENT was a hive of activities in 2015 as lawmakers brainstormed on several issues affecting the nation.