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Posts published in “Day: March 15, 2016

Diversify, Govt Tells Mines

[Times of Zambia] The Government has urged mining firms in the country to diversify their operations to avoid laying off workers whenever mineral prices drop on the international market.

17,000 Trade Instruments Inspected

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Weights and Measures Agency (ZWMA) verified over 17,000 trade measuring instruments in 2015 compared to 24,578 in 2014.

Offer Solutions, Consulting Firms Urged

[Times of Zambia] The Government has challenged consulting entities to develop tools and methodology that will translate into developmental policies for the benefit of Zambia.

14,000 Seek CEEC Loans

[Times of Zambia] The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) received 14,323 applications from January to February 2016 for participation in selected value chain programmes countrywide.

Gilawa Bags Captain’s Trophy

[Times of Zambia] UPCOMING Teenager Kennedy Gilawa outclassed 73 other golfers to win the Mazabuka Golf Club Captain's trophy in Mazabuka over the weekend.

Pivoty for Kalu Sole Candidature

[Times of Zambia] Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) committee member Pivoty Simwanza wants incumbent president Kalusha Bwalya to go unchallenged at the March 19 elective Annual General Meeting. Simwanza, who is vying for the FAZ vice presidency, has...

State to Launch Agro Policy

[Times of Zambia] The Government is next month expected to launch the Agriculture Policy covering the period 2016-2021 which will form part of the revised National Agricultural Investment Plan (NAIP).

Women’s Body Up in Arms Against Stripping of Party Cadre

[Zambia Reports] The Non Governmental Organization Coordinating Council has rendered its voice to the lady cadres who was allegedly stripped by rival political party cadres during the March 12 Youth Day celebrations.

Lungu Praised

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has won accolades for various pronouncements, including the need for civil servants vying for political office to disengage from the public service and calling for a meeting to decelerate levels of violence.

Kalusha Eyes PF Parly Seat in Kalulushi

[Zambia Reports] FAZ President Kalusha Bwalya has quietly sneaked in an application for Member of Parliament for Kalulushi under the ruling Patriotic Front.

Pres. Lungu Continues On His Touch Up Missions

[Zambia Reports] President Lungu has continued on his touch up mission across the country and is currently in Muchinga Province where he has so far commissioned the newly created Shiwang'andu District offices.

RTSA Mourns Chirundu Firefighters

[Zambia Reports] The road agency in Zambia has issued a statement mourning the death of five firefighters in Chirundu.

Former Town Clerk Jailed

[Times of Zambia] FORMER Choma Town Clerk Enock Kandingwa has been sentenced to nine months imprisonment with hard labour on two counts of abuse of authority of office.

Bus Driver Charged With Attempted Murder

[Times of Zambia] A MINIBUS driver who knocked down a police officer of Lusaka, Marjorie Moyo, has been slapped with attempted murder charge.

Mukata, 11 MPs Defect to UPND

[Times of Zambia] JUSTICE Deputy Minister Keith Mukata has resigned from his position to join the United Party for National Development (UPND) along with 11 other MMD Members of Parliament (MPs), who have endorsed the candidature of party leader Hakain...

IDC to Improve Times Financial Base

[Times of Zambia] THE Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is in the process of improving Times Printpak Zambia Limited's financial resource base to enable the company become profitable.

RB Immunity Restored

[Times of Zambia] FORMER Republican president Rupiah Banda is no longer facing court prosecution and his legal immunity has since been restored following a verdict by the Lusaka High Court yesterday.

Meaning of 50 Percent + 1 Clause

[Times of Zambia] As Zambian citizens continue to interrogate the amended Constitution, the 50 per cent plus one clause requires further discussion.