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Posts published in February 2022

Chiwandire Clinches Prestigious WBC Title in Zambia

[New Zimbabwe] RISING Zimbabwean boxer Kudakwashe Chiwandire scored the biggest win of her career to be crowned the new World Boxing Council (WBC) interim super bantamweight champion in Zambia on Saturday.

Zambian Gallery a Rainmaker for the Nation’s Talent

[New Frame] Modzi Arts, which supports the creative community in a country that otherwise ignores them, showcases two artists who interrogate climate change, culture and charity in Africa.

How Zambia Has Reduced Maternal Deaths By 300% in 16 Years

[UNFPA] Mongu -- "Growing up in a remote village, I witnessed my grandmother, a traditional birth attendant, assisting women and girls to deliver babies. She would perform these deliveries at home, using local herbs to try and address complications," s...

Namibia, Zambia Battle for Women’s Afcon Qualification

[Cosafa] Namibia and Zambia will do battle over another 90 minutes for a place at the 2022 Women's Africa Cup of Nations finals in Morocco in July when they clash in the second leg of their qualifier at the Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto, South Africa o...

No Vaccine, No Nc’wala Ceremony – Chief Mpezeni

[Times of Zambia] PARAMOUNT Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni speaking people of Eastern Province has declared that only people who are vaccinated against COVID-19 will be allowed to attend next week's Nc'wala traditional ceremony.

Zambia Claim Big Win Over South Africa

[Cosafa] Zambia senior women's team proved too strong for the visiting Banyana Banyana in a friendly International match played at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka, Zambia on Saturday.

Scale Up Cancer Sensitisation in Rural Areas

[Times of Zambia] A LOCAL non-profit organisation that provides support, information, and advocacy to children with cancer and their families, has released troubling statistics indicating that childhood cancer cases are on the rise in the rural parts o...

It’s Time to Exploit Yawning DR Congo Market

[Times of Zambia] Listening to Lusaka Avocado Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society (LAMCS) board chairperson Bernard Chiwala discuss the potential of Zambia agriculture sector and the ready market last Sunday, underscored the long-held thought.

ICT Poised to Oil Regional Integration

[Times of Zambia] It is a hot Friday afternoon and I am among several other passengers returning from Botswana on the Kasane-Kazungula pontoon.

AHF Aids Mbabala Flood Victims

[Times of Zambia] EVERY year, Zambia experience flash floods in selected parts of the country during the rainy season.

WCFCB Aids Pemba Accident Victims’ Widows

[Times of Zambia] IT been less than a month since the cold hand of death took the lives of their beloved husbands and memories still linger in the hearts of Precious Munkombwe and Mildred Chikanta.

Resident High Court Judges to Boost Enhance Justice Delivery

[Times of Zambia] ARTICLE 120(4) of the Zambian Constitution states that the courts, except the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court, shall be devolved to the provinces and progressively to districts.

‘Handballers’ Progress Impressive’

[Times of Zambia] WOMEN's handball under-20 national team coach Nathan Chiluwe says he is happy with the progress the team has made ahead of the Africa Junior Championships set for Guinea.

Lusaka Grapples With Waste Management

[Times of Zambia] With an estimated population of 2,500,000, Lusaka produces about 1,200 tonnes of waste every day as the generation rate per person is estimated at 0.5 kilogramme (kg).

Kasenengwa Health Office Scales Up Malaria Fight

[Times of Zambia] WHILE the late delivery of farming inputs and poor rainfall patterns are usually the main challenges farmers face, the possibility of catching malaria is an added anxiety for Florence Sakala, a 47-year-old farmer of Kasenengwa Distric...