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2014-08-01 Inflation Rises 0.1 Percent
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's annual inflation rate for July has gone up by 0.1 per cent to eight per cent from 7.9 per cent recorded in June 2014.

2014-08-01 Stanchart Invests U.S. $5 Billion in Power
[Times of Zambia]STANDARD Chartered Bank has committed US$5 billion to support the power sector in Africa, making it the largest private sector contributor in President Obama's Power Africa campaign.

2014-08-01 'Zambia's Sugar Prices Higher'
[Times of Zambia]A CONTINENTAL consumer watchdog says Zambia's sugar prices are relatively higher than expected.

2014-08-01 'Intensify Hunt for Parents Who Sold Children'
[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Home Affairs has ordered Police in Muchinga Province to intensify the search for parents accused of selling children to business executives in neighbouring Tanzania.

2014-08-01 Stop Buying Land Illegally - Minister
[Times of Zambia]Government has warned citizens to refrain from buying land from people masquerading as Patriotic Front (PF) cadres.

2014-08-01 Judgment Date Set in Mwale's Case
[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka Magistrate court has set October 31, 2014 as date for judgment in a matter in which former mines minster Maxwell Mwale is charged with abuse of authority and receiving 5, 000 bicycles from a Chinese company worth more than K1 million.

2014-08-01 State Determined to Modernise Local Hospitals
[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT is determined to cut down on referring medical complications abroad by ensuring referral hospitals in Zambia are modernised, Health Minister Joseph Kasonde has said.

2014-08-01 Mulungushi Textiles to Re-open
[Times of Zambia]THE moribund Zambia-China Mulungushi Textiles (ZCMT) in Kabwe is set to re-open, seven years after it was shut.

2014-08-01 Scott Woos Mangango Votes
[Times of Zambia]VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott has asked the electorate in Mangango Constituency to vote for the Patriotic Front (PF) candidate, Rodgers Lyambai Lingweshi, because he is the only one capable of facilitating development in the area.

2014-08-01 Sichinga Urges Value Addition
[Times of Zambia]THE Government has challenged manufacturers to strive to produce high-quality goods and services if the 'Buy Zambia' campaign is to succeed.

2014-08-01 New Chinese Ambassador Yang Youming Presents Copy of the Letter of Credence to Zambian Foreign Minister
[Focac]On July 28, H.E. Yang Youming, New Chinese Ambassador to Zambia, paid a call on Hon. Harry Kalaba, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Zambia, and presented the copy of the letter of credence.

2014-08-01 Chellah Lashes Out At Msoni Calling Him Primitive
[Zambia Reports]All People's Party Congress president Nason Msoni seems to have rubbed the ego of President Michael Sata's press aide George Chellah by saying that people will continue doubting the authenticity of footage coming from State House over the President's true state of health if the Head of State remained tucked away from the public.

2014-08-01 Sata and PF a Liability to Zambia, Says Chongwe UPND Member
[Zambia Reports]A United Party for National Development (UPND) ward leader in Chongwe constituency has reiterated the call for Zambians to remove Michael Sata and his Patrotic Front (PF) from power in 2016 because of gross mismanagement and abuse of resources.

2014-08-01 MPs Pay Rise Push Coming At Wrong Time, Says VJ
[Zambia Reports]Veteran politician Vernon Mwaanga says the timing for the demand of the pay increment and gratuity for Members of Parliament is wrong especially coming at a time when there is a wage and recruitment freeze.

2014-08-01 Journalist Wilson Mpondamali Acquitted
[Zambia Reports]The Kabwe Magistrates Court has acquitted freelance journalist Wilson Pondamali over a charge of stealing a book.

2014-08-01 Judge Chali Refusing to Recuse Himself in Sata Medical Health Case
[Zambia Reports]Lusaka High court Judge Isaac Chali has continued defying logic as he is still adamant to recuse himself in a matter in which Civil Rights Activist Brebner Changala wants Cabinet to set up a medical board to ascertain the physical mental health of President Michael Sata.

2014-08-01 Vincent Mwale Comments On Miles Sampa's Alleged Charity Work
[Zambia Reports]Chipangali Member of Parliament Vincent Mwale says the fact that some Members of Parliament are not showy about their contribution to their constituencies does not mean they are not doing anything.

2014-08-01 Agric Show - Time to Break New Ground
[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Agriculture and Commercial Show (ZACS) which kick-started in Lusaka on Wednesday this week yet again offers a platform for business interactions and transactions.

2014-08-01 Aim for Gold, Envoy Tells Athletes
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIAN athletes have been prodded to aim for gold when they take to their respective Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games events tonight.

2014-08-01 Shepolopolo Geared to Fight for AWC Glory
[Times of Zambia]AMERICAN coach, Josh Kalkstein, who is attached to the Shepolopolo, says Zambia will be going to the 2014 African Women Championship in Namibia to compete and not as spectators.

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