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Posts published in “Day: May 5, 2016

Zambia – Once a Poster Child for New Africa, Now Divided and Broke

[Daily Maverick] Zambia perfectly illustrates the developing country conundrum. It is poor because it has weak governance, and it has weak governance because it's poor. Can one break this cycle through more aid, or aid better spent, or by removing alto...

FNB Dishes Out K2 Billiom Under Cash Back Programme

[Times of Zambia] First National Bank Zambia (FNB) has disbursed a total of K2 million to various customers as at the end of April this year under the cash back programme.

PICZ Records Highest Gross Written Premium

[Times of Zambia] Proffesional Insurance Corporation Zambia (PICZ) Plc recorded the country's highest gross written premium of more than K300 million in 2015.

Nevers Mumba, Rupiah Banda Reconcile

[Times of Zambia] MMD president Nevers Mumba and his predecessor Rupiah Banda have reconciled and pledged to work together in this year's general election.

Nkana Cricket Club Beat Mufulira

[Times of Zambia] Nkana Cricket Club at the weekend inflicted a 34 run defeat on determined Mufulira who they also overtook and move to second position in the Zambia Cricket Union (ZCU) Copperbelt Girls T20 league.

Govt Explains Extended Load-Shedding

[Times of Zambia] Government has clarified that the current extended load-shedding being experienced in some parts of the country, from the normal eight-hour schedule, is triggered by a technical fault from the power interconnector in Zimbabwe.

Chriticles Mwansa to Be Buried On Sunday

[Times of Zambia] Burial of former Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) commissioner-general Chriticles Mwansa will take place on Sunday at Leopards Hill Memorial Park cemetery in Lusaka.

ZRU to Hear Suspended Kpf Players’ Cases

[Times of Zambia] The case of three suspended Kitwe Playing Fields (KPF) rugby players will be heard this weekend when the disciplinary committee sits.

Tackling Migration Problem

[Times of Zambia] The theme for the second intra-regional forum on migration in Africa is "Fostering Regional Integration: Facilitating Trade and Human Mobility through Enhanced Border Management".

CONA Season Open Finals Resume

[Times of Zambia] After a two-week break, the Copperbelt Netball Association (CONA) season open finals will reach their conclusion this weekend at Kalewa netball courts.

Laying of UNZA Foundation Stone

[Times of Zambia] After Zambia's first public university was established and its first Chancellor, Kenneth David Kaunda, who was also Republican president, had been elected and installed at a colourful ceremony, it was now time to erect the foundation ...

DBZ to Get U.S.$50 Million Loan From AfDB

[Times of Zambia] The African Development Bank (AfDB) will provide a loan of about US$50 million to the Development Bank of Zambia (DBZ) for onward lending to the various sectors of the economy.

Shop Owners Shun Ndola’s Jacaranda Mall

[Times of Zambia] Some stores at Jacaranda Mall have closed due to slow business and high rentals but the owners of the complex say they are refurbishing it and that it will now house more food outlets.

EU Gives Zambia U.S.$52 Million

[Times of Zambia] The European Union (EU) has given Zambia a grant of US$52 million to help strengthen the provision of Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care in Maternal Health.

Galagata Retires

[Times of Zambia] National heavyweight boxing champion Francis 'Galagata' Zulu has hang up his gloves and relinquished his belt to the Boxing Board of Control (BBC).

Galagata Retires

[Times of Zambia] National heavyweight boxing champion Francis 'Galagata' Zulu has hang up his gloves and relinquished his belt to the Boxing Board of Control (BBC).

Libyan Sued for Forging Doctorate Certificate

[Times of Zambia] A director residing at Chrisma Hotel in Lusaka has been sued for allegedly forging a doctorate certificate in philosophy from the University of Zambia (UNZA).