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Posts published in “Day: January 21, 2016

Zambia Exposure a Boost, Says Cheka

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prominent professional boxer Francis 'SMG' Cheka has said the Zambia intensive training camp has given him the much-needed exposure ahead of his February 27 fight against English-based Serbian fighter, Geard Ajetovic.

‘We Can Win Chan Title’

[Times of Zambia] Veteran midfielder Isaac Chansa is confident Zambia can go all the way and win the 2016 African Nations Championships (CHAN) tournament in Rwanda going by the experience, zeal and spirit in camp.

Ndola Council Shuts 90 Illegal Shops

[Times of Zambia] Ndola City Council (NCC) has closed more than 90 shops in the central business district (CBD) for non-renewal of licences and failure to meet the required standards.

Proflight Zambia, SA Express Sign Deal

[Times of Zambia] Proflight Zambia has signed a sales and purchase agreement with South African (SA) Express to enable customers across the country make joint bookings.

Mansa Council, Chinese Firm to Build Quarry Mine

[Times of Zambia] Mansa Municipal Council has partnered with a Chinese company to build a quarry mine in Chief Kalasa-Lukangaba's area to help diversify its revenue base.

Dual Citizenship Will Boost Investment, Says PMRC

[Times of Zambia] Inclusion of the dual citizenship clause in the newly-amended republican Constitution will attract investments and skills transfer from the Diaspora, the Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) has observed.

Cathy to Camp in U.S

[Times of Zambia] Catherine Phiri is tomorrow expected to leave for the US to set up camp ahead of her World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight gold title fight against champion Yazmine Rivas.

New Constitution Will Re-Shape Politics

[Times of Zambia] When President Edgar Lungu assented to the amended Constitution recently, political analyst Chris Zumani Zimba said the changes in the supreme law of the land were "a game changer" in the way politics is done.

Liuwa National Park to Have New Lodge

[Times of Zambia] Norman Carr Safaris, in collaboration with African Parks, will this year commence the construction of a luxurious lodge in the Liuwa plain national park in Western Province at a cost of US$1.6 million.

Munthali in Contract Puzzle

[Times of Zambia] Two conflicting contracts have emerged that show that defender Christopher Munthali's deal with Power Dynamos ended on December 31, 2015, while the other indicates December 31, 2016.

International Oil Prices Slump

[Times of Zambia] Oil prices on the international market have dropped to US$27 a barrel, its lowest since 2003.

DMMU Still Assessing Rainstorm Damage

[Times of Zambia] The Disaster Management and Mitigating Unit (DMMU) has continued carrying out damage assessments in various townships of Lusaka that were recently hit with heavy rain, causing some houses and other structures to collapse.

Non-Performing Contractors Axed

[Times of Zambia] The Government has approved the termination of contracts for some contractors in Luano District, Central Province, for non-performance of various development projects.

Traditonal Leaders Should Unite All

[Times of Zambia] The call by President Edgar Lungu for traditional leaders to play a prime role of ensuring that Zambians remain united under the 'One Zambia One Nation' motto should be supported by all well-meaning Zambians.

ACC Concludes Chituwo Probe

[Times of Zambia] The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has concluded investigations into allegations of corruption involving Mumbwa MMD Member of Parliament (MP) Brian Chituwo.

U.S Stakes U.S.$48 Million for Orphans

[Times of Zambia] The United States (US) government has provided US$48 million to assist about 260,000 orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), including people living with HIV and AIDS.

State Releases Funds for Choma Airport Project

[Times of Zambia] Choma -The Government has released K1 million for the initial construction phase of an ultra-modern airport in Choma, Southern Province.

‘Embrace Newcomers or Leave PF’

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has challenged those claiming to be founder members of the Patriotic Front (PF) to resign and form their own political parties if they cannot embrace newcomers.

‘Make School Uniforms Affordable’

[Times of Zambia] The ministry of Education has warned Government schools against selling uniforms at exorbitant prices because the trend is against the spirit of offering affordable education.