Daily Archives: Jun 9, 2012

East to get K106.5 bn for water

THE Germany government will provide Eastern Province with K106.5 billion under the Urban Water Supply and Sanitation programme. The three-phase project will utilise K46.5 billion towards the improvement of the water infrastructure in the towns through the Eastern Water and … read more »

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3 Chinsali FRA agents nabbed

THE  Government Joint Investigations Team has arrested three Food Reserve Agency (FRA) agents in Chinsali for theft by agent contrary to the laws of Zambia. And in Kabwe, police are holding five people including an FRA employee over the theft … read more »

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State to improve telecoms service in rural areas

VICE-President Guy Scott has said the Government will engage telecommunication service providers to install communication facilities in rural areas to improve provision of quality networks. Dr Scott said he would next week meet various mobile communication service providers and dialogue … read more »

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Tujilijili kills one

A 35-year-old of Kapiri Mposhi District has died after taking 13 sachets of the recently banned Tujilijili, Central Province Police chief Solomon Jere has confirmed. Police also recovered two boxes containing 200 each of the sachets from the house of … read more »

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Indo-Zambia Golf Open woos 100 putters

FOREIGN golfers are expected to start trickling into Lusaka tomorrow for the Indo Zambia Bank-sponsored 2012 Zambia Open Golf championship at the Lusaka Golf club scheduled for June 14-17. Zambia Open Organising Committee (ZOOC) head of communications, Cosmo Mulongoti said … read more »

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AJU drops Punza from Olympics list

ZAMBIA’s participation at next month’s London 2012 Olympic Games has suffered a setback after Judoka Mathews Punza’s removal from the list of African qualifiers by the Africa Judo Union (AJU). Punza, whose qualification to represent Zambia at the London Games … read more »

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Sata courts Swiss investors

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has urged the Swiss business community to venture into Zambia’s massive business opportunities while at the same time create stable employment opportunities for the locals. Mr Sata has also called on the Swiss business community to partner … read more »

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‘Strong global partnerships key’

PRESIDENT Michael Sata yesterday gave a moving speech during the 101 session of the International Labour Conference where he called for strong global partnerships on youth employment regardless of the diverse and regional situation. Mr Sata said the Patriotic Front … read more »

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Govt bans foreign currency quotations

THE Government has banned business houses and institutions from quoting goods and services in foreign currency rather than the legal tender which is Kwacha and Ngwee respectively. Justice Deputy Minister Elfredah Kasembe said yesterday during a Press briefing at her … read more »

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