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Posts published in February 2019

No Further Extensions to the Plastic Ban Deadline – Govt

[Times of Zambia] The ban on the use of plastic carrier bags and other packaging materials takes effect today, with Government saying there will be no further extensions to the deadline for the implementation of the Statutory Instrument (SI).

President Bids Farewell to Ambassadors of Zambia, Liberia

[ENA] Addis Ababa -President Sahlework Zewdie bid farewell today to the ambassadors of Liberia and Zambia. During the occasion, Zambia's Ambassador to Ethiopia Susan Sikaneta said she "has witnessed a lot of changes in Ethiopia, especially after premie...

Lwandamina Aims Kotoko Scalp to Stay Top

[CAF] Zesco United coach George Lwandamina says they are not gambling on getting a draw away in Kumasi on Wednesday against Asante Kotoko but aiming to stay top of Group C.

Stanbic Funds Lusaka Mall

[The Herald] Banking group, Stanbic Bank Zambia, has signed a multi-million dollar loan facility with Vertigo Properties for the completion of a shopping complex -- Pinnacle Mall in Lusaka.

Rugby Union Line Up Botswana, Zambia Ties

[The Herald] THE Zimbabwe Rugby Union have lined up two ties for the national Under-20 side against Zambia and Botswana as part of preparations for the Junior World Rugby Trophy Africa Pool B qualifiers at Harare Sports Club in April. The Junior Trophy...

Zambia Mine Case Highlights Marginalization Issue

[VOA] Zambia's profitable copper mining industry is making its citizens poor, an explosive new report by a southern African research organization says. The report by Southern Africa Resource Watch examined conditions in the community around one mine in...

Govt Suspends Controversial Reality Show

[Leadership] Zambia's broadcasting regulator on Tuesday ordered Africa's biggest television operator, MultiChoice, to suspend a realty show for allegedly promoting homosexuality.

Woman Kills Husband After Cooking Dispute

[Times of Zambia] A Ndola housewife has allegedly killed her husband after a dispute with her stepson over who should cook nshima.

Zimbabwe Football Star Rusike On Fire

[The Herald] Zimbabwe international forward Tafadzwa Rusike is enjoying a storming start to the 2019 FAZ/MTN Super League in Zambia.

Mining Giant Boss Kasolo Fired

[Times of Zambia] The ZCCM-Investment Holdings chief executive officer, Pius Kasolo, has been relieved of his duties by the board, with immediate effect.

3 More Nabbed in Moe Money Laundering Case

[Times of Zambia] The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested three more suspects in the Ministry of General Education for money laundering activities involving an additional K3 million.

Brother, Sister in Court for Incest

[Times of Zambia] A man and his blood sister yesterday appeared in a Lusaka Magistrate's Court for alleged incest.

‘Les Aiglons’ Aim to Change Status Quo

[CAF] Seasoned campaigners in this age category; 12 final appearances (3rd in 2003, fourth place - 4th time), and six World Cup appearances (twice third, in 1999 and 2015), and after an early exit two years ago in Zambia, Mali is back in the hunt for l...