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Posts published in “Day: February 18, 2016

Lungu Tips Diplomats

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has implored the diplomatic community in Zambia to harness the country's investment potential and increase their countries' investments in the various sectors of the economy.

Moore Misses Qualifying Cut

[Times of Zambia] Ndola golfer Dayne Moore shot a poor three-over-par 75 and missed the qualifying cut into the Dimension Data Pro-Am tournament that tees off today at the Montagu Golf Course in Fancourt, South Africa.

Productivity Centre Coming

[Times of Zambia] Government is in the process of creating a productivity centre as it strives to achieve high productivity in work places, Vice President Inonge Wina has said.

Esther Vows to Beat Almeida

[Times of Zambia] Esther Phiri has vowed to clobber South African Sandra Almeida to earn a clear win and grab the World International Boxing Association (WIBA) and World Professional Boxing Federation (WPBF) unification belts.

Mupopo Joins Shepolopolo

[Times of Zambia] Shepolopolo captain Kabange Mupopo has finally joined the rest the team in camp ahead of the 2016 Africa Women Championship (AWC) qualifier against Namibia next month.

Fighton’s Daughter Challenges Rangers

[Times of Zambia] Fighton Simukonda's daughter, Nancy, says Nchanga Rangers can only honour her late father by winning the Super League title.

UPND Cadre Pleads Guilty to Assault

[Times of Zambia] A United Party for National Development (UPND) cadre Phinias Simalili has pleaded guilty to assaulting a Patriotic Front (PF) member Jeena Phiri while his six co-accused have denied the charge.

Portuguese Firm Awarded U.S.$52 Million Water Contracts

[Times of Zambia] The Millennium Challenge Account-Zambia (MCA) has awarded two contracts worth US$52 million to Elevolution Contractors of Portugal to improve water supply and sanitation in Lusaka's Mtendere and Kamanga townships.

Copper Instability Draw WB Attention

[Times of Zambia] The World Bank has recommended that Zambia should be helped to prepare for potential copper price instability in future.

PF Members Warned Against Corruption

[Times of Zambia] The Patriotic Front (PF) has warned members against engaging in any acts of corruption ahead of the 2016 elections.

Support Lungu – Chizhyuka

[Times of Zambia] Former Namwala United Party for National Development (UPND) Member of Parliament (MP) Robbie Chizhyuka has endorsed President Edgar Lungu's leadership ahead of the August 11, general elections.

Police Will Curb Violence – Mwila

[Times of Zambia] Parliament yesterday heard that Police will deal firmly and without fear or favour, political activists using violence as a means of advancing their political goals.

Miles Sampa Attackers Warned

[Times of Zambia] Fourteen people have been warned and cautioned in connection with the recent disturbances at the Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport in Ndola when a group of youths invaded the premises with intentions to lynch Matero Member o...

‘Presidential Trips Woo Investors’

[Times of Zambia] Parliament heard on Tuesday that President Edgar Lungu's international trips among them, attending summits and State visits, are attracting more foreign investors and financial assistance to Zambia.

Indeni Shuts

[Times of Zambia] Indeni Petroleum Refinery in Ndola has suspended operations, awaiting the arrival of new feed stock.

Govt Seeks to Plug Water Wastage By Harvesting Rain

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Lusaka -As erratic rainfall leaves Zambia's reservoirs running low and its crops thirsty, the government is planning to harvest water and tap the precious resource more efficiently.

UPND MPs Accuse PF of Staging Bweengwa Violence

[Zambia Reports] Southern Province Members of Parliament belonging to the opposition United Party for National Development have come out of the woods to fend off the storm stirred by the recent violent attacks on government officials in Bweengwa.

Franks Bwalya Campaigns in UPND Territory

[Zambia Reports] Patriotic Front deputy spokesperson Frank Bwalya yesterday spent time campaigning for the re-election of President Edgar Lungu in the August 11 general election.

Simukonda to Be Put to Rest Today

[Zambia Reports] The country will bid farewell to one of its outstanding coaches and Nkana great Fighton Simukonda in Chingola today at a burial ceremony to be held at Nchanga Stadium before proceeding to Chingola cemetery.