Daily Archives: Jul 6, 2012

Freedom Park mall on track

THE construction of Kitwe’s Freedom Park Shopping mall is progressing well, Kitwe Development Limited (KDL) managing director Nicky Tembo has said. Mr Tembo said in an interview that the construction of the shopping mall whose total cost is US$29 million … read more »

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Sylva acquires export soup machine

SYLVA Professional Catering Services and College Limited has acquired soup processing machine which will enable it export the Zambian vegetable soups to the United States (US) under the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) arrangement. The firm will, therefore, start … read more »

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Cotton body, State meet over impasse

THE Government is today expected to convene a meeting with the Cotton Association of Zambia (CAZ) to resolve the impasse on the price of cotton and other outstanding issues in the sector. CAZ co-ordinator Joseph Nkole said the Government had … read more »

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Copper price steady

THE prices of copper steadied yesterday as investors waited for the result of a European Central Bank meeting. Reuters reports that the prices for three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) shed 0.1 per cent to $7,718.75 per tonne … read more »

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100,000 tujilijili sachets seized

THE Ndola City Council and State police have seized about 100,000 sachets of outlawed and potent spirits commonly known as Tujilijili. One suspect has been picked up while the seized sachets have been kept at the Copperbelt Police Division headquarters. … read more »

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Mufulira couple drowns

A COUPLE in Mufulira has drowned while two teenagers survived after a canoe they were paddling in capsised on the Boating Club Dam. The couple was returning from a farm with two bags of maize when the canoe capsised. Copperbelt … read more »

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Parley adopts committee on estimates report

PARLIAMENT on Wednesday adopted the report of the Committee on Estimates that among other issues, proposes the enactment of the Planning and Budget Bill into law. Bweengwa Member of Parliament (MP) Highvie Hamududu (UPND), who is chairperson of the committee, in his motion said … read more »

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RTSA probes motor imports fraud

THE Road Safety and Transport Agency (RTSA) is investigating 166 cases of suspected fraud in the purchase of motor vehicles into the country, Transport, Works, Supply and Communication Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has said. Mr Mukanga said in Parliament yesterday that by the … read more »

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Champs get ‘favourable’ draw

CHAMPIONS Zambia will begin their title defence quest with a fair 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) last round qualifying tie against Uganda in September. During the draws at a colourful ceremony held at the luxurious Emperors Palace here, the … read more »

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