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2014-04-24 'China-Africa Trade to Reach U.S.$280 Billion'
[Times of Zambia]STANDARD Chartered Bank has projected that the China-Africa trade volumes may reach US$280 billion by 2015 due to huge investment opportunities for Chinese enterprises on the African continent.

2014-04-24 Parley Wing Lauds Chambishi MFEZ
[Times of Zambia]THE Parliamentary Committee on Government Assurances is impressed with the way Chambishi Multi-Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ) is taking shape. Committee chairperson Munji Habeenzu said the MFEZ idea was one initiative with great potential to make the country's economy grow.

2014-04-24 Solwezi Cops Nab Chief Chikola's Assailant
[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Solwezi have arrested one person suspected to be part of the mob of mourners that assaulted Chief Chikola of the Lamba people of Solwezi District at the weekend. Chief Chikola was assaulted by his subjects who beat him on suspicion that he was behind the death of his retainer who died some days earlier.

2014-04-24 Increase Maize Output, Emerging Farmers Urged
[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has encouraged small-scale farmers to increase maize production during the 2014/15 farming season in an effort to stabilise mealie-meal prices. Agriculture and Livestock Minister Wylbur Simuusa said in an interview in Lusaka yesterday that there was need for farmers to increase production so as to have control over mealie-meal prices.

2014-04-24 State Launches Single Dosage Art
[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has launched the single dosage Antiretroviral Treatment (ART) which will help increase eligibility of children and adults to receive treatment.

2014-04-24 U.S. $1 Billion Bond to Steady Economy, Says Yamba
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S economy is headed out of turbulence following the recent issuance of the US$1billion Sovereign Bond, Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba has said.

2014-04-24 State to Expand Military Hospitals
[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is working on expanding all existing medical facilities in military camps to increase access to health services for civilians countrywide. Defence Minister Edgar Lungu said Government was working on an ambitious plan of expanding military hospitals in camps to integrate with the community in the provision of health services.

2014-04-24 Address Fuel Hurdles, State Urged
[Times of Zambia]THE Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) has urged Government to work towards resolving inefficiencies in the fuel procurement system.

2014-04-24 Zambia Interested in Angola's Vulnerable People Aid Experience
[ANGOP]Huambo -The Republic of Zambia is interested to learn from Angola public policies on assistance to vulnerable people and implementation of community projects, said Wednesday in central Huambo province the Angolan Social Welfare minister João Baptista Kussumua.

2014-04-24 Airtel Gets Rally Naming Rights
[Times of Zambia]AIRTEL Zambia yesterday got the naming rights for the 2014 Zambia International Rally Championships after donating K70, 000 to the Zambia Motor Sport Association (ZMSA).

2014-04-24 'Release of Draft Constitution to Leave Legacy'
[Times of Zambia]THE Grand Coalition on the Constitution, a consortium of church mother bodies and civil society organisations (CSOs), has said the release of the draft Constitution will create a lasting legacy for President Michael Sata's Government.

2014-04-24 3 Days for Liwewe - As State Declares National Mourning for Legendary Soccer Commentator
[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has declared a three-day national mourning period for veteran soccer commentator and journalist Dennis Liwewe.

2014-04-24 Mtayachalo Denounces MMD
[Times of Zambia]THE opposition MMD has continued to 'crumble' after its controversial Copperbelt Information and Publicity Secretary Yotam Mtayachalo yesterday denounced the former ruling party for the Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD).

2014-04-24 Zambian Minister in Huambo
[ANGOP]Huambo -The Zambian Community Development, Mother and Child Health minister, Emerine Kabanshi, is paying since Tuesday night working in the central Huambo province, under her visit to the country aimed to identify probable areas of cooperation.

2014-04-24 Sata Counsels Chiefs
[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata is concerned over the increased wrangles and boundary disputes in chiefdoms.

2014-04-24 U.S.$1.5 Million Solar Battery Plant Launched
[Times of Zambia]ZALCO Limited, producers of assorted cooking utensils, has commissioned the first solar battery manufacturing plant in Zambia with an investment of US$1.5 million.

2014-04-24 Two Judo Refs Picked
[Times of Zambia]TWO Zambian judo referees have been picked to officiate at the 2nd edition of the Africa Youth Games to be held next month in Botswana.

2014-04-24 MMD Youths Rubbish Hakainde Hichilema's Murder Claims
[Times of Zambia]MMD youths in Lusaka have condemned assertions by United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema that there was a ploy to assassination him.

2014-04-24 Glasgow Games Tough for Swimmers
[Times of Zambia]COACH Ian Stevenson says it would be tough for the swimmers to reap medals at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

2014-04-24 Under-17 Dare Brazil, Italy
[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Under-17 football team yesterday left for Italy with coach Chris Kaunda saying his charges were not scared of facing the likes of Brazil at a high profiled 16-nations championship dubbed 'Tournament Delle Nazion'.

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