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Posts published in “Day: January 12, 2016

Why Millions Chose Africa As Their Safari Destination

[The Conversation Africa] More than 30 million tourists visit Africa every year. Over half of the international arrivals are for business purposes, and may partake in tourist activities as well, while 15% travel for pure tourism and 30% visit friends a...

Zambia’s Agritech Expo Set to Attract More Than 15,000 Participants

[CIO] The Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) is predicting that this year's Agritech Expo will draw in more than 15,000 participants from Zambia's Farming Community, the event will be held in Chisamba where the focus will be on Agri Successes and Cha...

ZNBC Moves to Address Alleged Bias

[Zambia Reports] The Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation is facing up to the challenge of bias coverage during elections by constituting an evaluation committee.

Crop Diversification Key to Beating Hunger

[Times of Zambia] Zambia is endowed with vast stretches of land suitable for agriculture and as such, the Government has embarked on a programme to improve access to inputs and finance for small-scale farmers as a way of diversifying the economy from being over dependent on copper.

Esther Lungu Salutes FQM, Kalumbila

[Times of Zambia] First Lady Esther Lungu has paid tribute to First Quantum Minerals and Kalumbila Minerals Limited for their transformational community programmes which have raised standards of living in Solwezi and Kalumbila districts.

‘Let’s Farm More Fish’

[Times of Zambia] Luapula Province Permanent Secretary Bornface Chimbwali has called for increased fish farming in view of fish depletion in natural water bodies in the area.

China Looks East for More Investments

[Times of Zambia] A business delegation from Quingdao Province in China has signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Eastern Province administration to scout for more investment opportunities in various sectors.

Local Castle Lite Coming

[Times of Zambia] Zambian Breweries (ZB) Plc will commence production and packaging of Castle Lite locally to stimulate demand for inputs like maize and sorgum from farmers in the country.

Meaning of Running Mate Concept

[Times of Zambia] The signing of the Amendment Constitution Bill into law by President Edgar Lungu in Lusaka recently has gotten the nation interested in understanding the contents of the document, especially what the running mate clause entails.

Bowman Reports VJ to Police

[Times of Zambia] MMD national youth secretary Bowman Lusambo has reported veteran politician Vernon Mwaanga to police for alarming the nation when he allegedly issued a media statement that the Patriotic Front (PF) intended to rig this year's elections.

DMMU Pledges to Be More Proactive

[Times of Zambia] The Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has pledged to be more proactive and ensure that effects of the anticipated heavy rainfall are addressed quickly.

CCPC Adds U.S.$200 Million to FDI

[Times of Zambia] The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has said it contributed about US$200 million to Zambia's Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) through merger transactions in 2015.

Accused Wife Killer Hires Four Lawyers

[Times of Zambia] Lusaka lawyer, Paul Banda who is alleged to have killed his wife Vivian, has engaged four attorneys to represent him in the matter.

50 Boreholes to Be Sunk in Kapiri

[Times of Zambia] The Chinese and German governments have commenced the sinking of 50 boreholes in Ngabwe and Mukubwe chiefdoms to help improve water supply in the areas, Kapiri Mposhi Member of Parliament (MP) Eddie Musonda has said