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January 22, 2018 - 0 Comments

By MARTIN NYIRENDA - TIMES of Zambia, a national daily newspaper, published since the colonial period, when the paper was known firstly as The Copperbelt Times and then The Northern News. In simple terms, when...

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January 22, 2018 - 0 Comments

BACKYARD or open burning is a common phenomenon in many townships of Zambia, despite the habit being harmful to both the environment and to human beings. People burn trash for various reasons, sometimes because they...

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January 18, 2018 - 0 Comments

By A CORRESPONDENT  - SMALLHOLDER farmers and private sector companies within the soybean value chain have a lot to gain from local and regional soybean markets if the Government takes deliberate steps to ease access...

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January 18, 2018 - 0 Comments

Proverbs 20: 17 says, ‘What you get by dishonesty you may enjoy like the finest food, but sooner or later it will be like a mouthful of sand’. Joseph Murphy observes that, ‘As you would...

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January 12, 2018 - 0 Comments

By DOROTHY CHISI - CHILDREN are a gift from God, but in this time and age, they often get exposed to Gender Based Violence (GBV) and negative parental habits that contribute to their poor upbringing....

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January 12, 2018 - 0 Comments

By FRANK CHING’AMBU - FOR many years, the Copperbelt Province has predominantly been known as a copper mining region. This is due to the fact that since independence, successive governments focused their efforts solely on...

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January 11, 2018 - 0 Comments

LAST week, the Ministry of Health reported that Lusaka had recorded more than 2000 cases of cholera out of which more than 50 people had already died. It is sad that every rainy season Zambia...

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January 11, 2018 - 0 Comments

By PASSY HAACHIZO - CHOLERA has brought about a tide of change as people battle to contain its outbreak. The on-going cholera epidemic, which broke out in the last months of 2017, has taken no...

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January 11, 2018 - 0 Comments

By CHRISTINE MWAABA - ENERGY generation in Zambia is presently dominated by hydro-electricity, which is not adequate to meet demand in the country. In 2015, Zambia’s demand for electricity was 1,949 megawatts (MW) while only...

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January 10, 2018 - 0 Comments

WHEN the sun rises on the last Saturday of each month in Rwanda, it dawns over a country blanketed in silence. The ubiquitous motorcycle taxis, which stream across the city non-stop, disappear. Stores are shuttered,...

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