Times of Zambia


Times Printpak Zambia Limited is a Newspaper publishing company owned by the Zambian people through the Government of the Republic of Zambia. Its origins can be traced back to two (2) subsidiaries of the UK based Lonrho conglomerate in the form of; Times Newspapers Zambia Limited, and Printpak Zambia Limited. The former owned and published the daily “Times of Zambia” and the “Sunday Times”’ while the latter was responsible for Newspaper printing and distribution. The Government of Zambia working through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning bought the two (Companies from Lonrho in 1989, and were managed by the National Media Corporation (NAMECO). Merger of the two (2) companies into Times Printpak Zambia Limited took place in March 1993 through a Government decision.
TimesofzambianewspaperTuesday, August 22nd, 2017 at 1:26pm
Mawere favours Mwanawasa Stadium

SPORTS Minister Moses Mawere says he will engage the Football Association of Zambia to have the World Cup qualifier against Algeria be played in Ndola as opposed to Lusaka.
Mawere revealed this after Zambia beat South Africa in Ndola to seal qualification to the African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament next year in Kenya saying the overwhelming support the fans exhibited towards the team was encouraging.
He said it was unfortunate that fans in Lusaka booed the team during the friendly match against Ethiopia at the Woodlands Stadium which had put the players under pressure. Read more on... http://www.times.co.zm/?p=98086
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TimesofzambianewspaperTuesday, August 22nd, 2017 at 1:19pm
Banks cut lending rates

ALL the 18 commercial banks currently operating in Zambia have reduced the lending interest by at least 1.5 per cent following the reduction of the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) a fortnight ago.
The Bank of Zambia (BoZ) recently reduced the policy rate by 150 basis points to 11 per cent from 12.5 per cent.
According to the Bankers Association of Zambia (BAZ) all 18 member banks of the association, had effected the interest rates adjustment downwards.
Following the suspension of operations for Intermarket Bank, there are currently 18 commercial banks operating in the country. Read more on...http://www.times.co.zm/?p=98078
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TimesofzambianewspaperTuesday, August 22nd, 2017 at 1:16pm
GOtv slashes decorder prices

GOTV Zambia has reduced the prices of its decoder from K360 to K199 as part of its commitment to assist with the digital migration in the country and allow consumers’ access to digital television at an affordable price .
MultiChoice Zambia acting managing director Recha Kabwe reiterated GOTv Zambia’s commitment to provide Zambians with affordable digital services once the country switches over to digital television on October 1, this year.
Mr Kabwe said this in Lusaka yesterday. Read more on...http://www.times.co.zm/?p=98072
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TimesofzambianewspaperTuesday, August 22nd, 2017 at 1:04pm
CEEC dishes out K300m for loans

THE Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has disbursed loans worth over K300 million to over 3,000 targeted citizens in the last eight years.
CEEC director general Likando Mukumbuta said the commission had since 2009 disbursed over 304 million worth of loan to about 3,986 targeted citizens in the country creating over 30, 000 jobs in rural areas.
Mr Mukumbuta said since 2008, the commission had received over 50, 000 applications for funding but it was only able to fund about 3,986 projects representing a high demand for the services. Read more on... http://www.times.co.zm/?p=98067
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TimesofzambianewspaperTuesday, August 22nd, 2017 at 11:19am
DEC corners 70 foreigners

EVENTY foreigners have been arrested by the Immigration Department for breaking immigration regulations.
The Department also received a Zambian, who has served a 10-year jail term in India for drug trafficking.
Department public relations officer Namati Nshinka said in a statement yesterday that seven foreigners were arrested in Mandevu Township in Lusaka during a mini cleanup on Sunday and these were three Angolans, a Congolese, one from Congo Brazzaville, a Zimbabwean and one Somali.Read more on... http://www.times.co.zm/?p=98047
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