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Posts published in “Day: February 22, 2016

‘Over 400 Juveniles Detained in Prison’

[Times of Zambia] More than 400 children are held in prison facilities awaiting trial, the latest Human Rights Commission (HRC)'s Child Justice report has revealed.

Kanyama Needs Answers

[Times of Zambia] There is need to find a lasting solution to the perennial outbreak of waterborne diseases which seem to be affecting Kanyama Township in Lusaka.

UK Business Delegation Zambia-Bound

[Times of Zambia] A Business delegation from the United Kingdom (UK), led by the Lord Mayor of London, Jeffrey Mountevans, will arrive in the country on Wednesday, this week, to strengthen bilateral trade between Zambia and the UK.

Mopani Can Re-Employ Pruned Miners – Govt

[Times of Zambia] Government is optimistic that most of the 4, 000 miners that have been laid off at Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) will be re-employed once the Glencore-owned mining firm's ambitious transformation programmes begin to bear fruit next year.

Production of Energy Saving Bulbs Up 1.5 Million

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Electrometer has increased the production of energy saving bulbs by 1.5 million bulbs per annum following Government's move to ban the importation of incandescent lights.

Zambia Hands Over ARMFA Mantle

[Times of Zambia] Government has thanked the African Road Maintenance Funds Association (ARMFA) for according Zambia an opportunity to lead the body for a two-year non-renewable tenure from 2013 to 2015.

CEEC Secures K200 Million for Industrial Clusters

[Times of Zambia] The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has mobilised over K200 million from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to finance industrial yards across the country.

I’ll Defend My Title, Pass G12 Exams, Assures Cathy

[Times of Zambia] World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight gold champion Catherine Phiri says she will cope with the huge task of defending her title within the next six months as well as writing her Grade 12 examinations.

‘Be Torch-Bearers’

[Times of Zambia] Solwezi -President Edgar Lungu has implored the church in the country to be the torch-bearer of messages of peace and offer counsel to political leaders in the run-up to the general elections in August, this year.

Loss Won’t Affect Team – Lwandamina

[Times of Zambia] Coach George Lwandamina says Zesco United's defeat to Power Dynamos will not demoralise his players going into the CAF 2016 Champions League return leg against Al Ghazal.

Kabaso Tackle Raises Uproar

[Times of Zambia] TP Mazembe defender Kabaso Chongo's nasty tackle on Drame Michailou of Tunisian side Etoile du Sahel during the CAF Super Cup final has been slammed by various international media.

Lungu Launches Solar Milling Plant

[Times of Zambia] Kalumbila -President Lungu yesterday commissioned a solar-powered milling plant at Kambazhi in Solwezi, North-Western Province, which will see mealie-meal prices cut by half.

Lusaka On Cholera Alert

[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka Province medical office has urged Lusaka residents to heed seriously to messages of cholera prevention to curb new cases.

First Lady Counsels Married Couples

[Times of Zambia] First Lady Esther Lungu has urged parents to encourage their children to complete their education and stop marrying them off at tender ages.

IDC Moots Solar Power PV

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's electricity supply is heavily dependent on hydropower for most of its demand.