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Posts published in “Day: August 22, 2022

Cycling strides impress Chibuye

By SANDRA MWILA-CYCLING Association of Zambia (CAZ) president Andrew Chibuye is happy with the competition levels exhibited by the athletes as well as the strides the sport continues to make.In an interview after hosting the Turnpike Excursion race in Mazabuka that attracted about 100 cyclists, Chibuye said the next step was to set-up a national […]

Arrows bag 3rd trophy

By RONALD CHAWE-Kansanshi 6-27 ArrowsRED Arrows coach Mwamba Chishimba has commended his players for beating a determined Kansanshi to claim the highly contested for 2022 Kitwe Playing Fields (KPF)-Zanaco American tournament at Spoilers Den in Kitwe.“Credit to the players, they applied themselves very well throughout the tournament. We knew it was not going to be […]

Zambian team drowns

By SUNDAY BWALYA-ZAMBIAN team failed to reach the finals of the Africa Zone Six Beach Volleyball tournament held on the shores of Lake Kariba in Siavonga.After a promising start that saw the team reach the semi-finals, the Zambia A men’s team failed to live up to expectations after losing 2-1 to Botswana B team.Zambia’s Abraham […]

A dream start!

By SAMUEL LUKHANDA – Rangers 1-0 Buildcon‘BRAVE’ Nchanga Rangers coach Robert Tembo hailed yesterday’s win and described it as massive after his side made a dream return to the MTN Super League with a smash and grab victory over troubled Buildcon to send a packed Nchanga Stadium into wild celebrations.Their marquee offseason acquisition from Zesco […]

Solochi pledges sports growth

By SANDRA MWILA-ZAMBIA National Service (ZNS) Commander Maliti Solochi says supporting the growth of various sports will remain at the core of the service.Solochi said this yesterday during the 2022 Commanders Road Race at Chamba Valley in Lusaka that...

Netballers in good start

By SANDRA MWILA – Zambia 47-30 KenyaZAMBIA coach Charles Zulu says winning the opening game at the Africa Netball championship will give the players the needed motivation to qualify for the World Cup finals.In an interview yesterday from Pretoria after Zambia outclassed Kenya, Zulu said the win would boost the team’s chances of qualifying to […]

SADC seeks to restore lost indigenous seed varieties

By BRIAN HATYOKA-IT is undeniable that seeds play a fundamental role of sustaining food security and nutrition across the world.The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), a specialised agency of the United Nations (UN), describes seeds as the primary basis for human sustenance.As a key agricultural input, seeds support the livelihoods of farmers and rural communities.They […]

National Occupational Standards: Building industry-ready graduates

The outcry from industry and employers is that training and learning providers are churning our graduates that are “half- baked”.These qualification holders are just mere paper holders that lack the required skills to be able to fulfil their job roles practically once employed. These sentiments are being echoed repeatedly with requests to the education sector […]

When you turn your partner into a monster (part 1)

ARE you trapped in a relationship that has made you believe that your partner will change and be at your level?Is your partner so possessive about so many things that you sometimes feel embarrassed that she or he calls you repeatedly in a rage even in the middle of a serious work schedule, meeting or […]

CEC to stake claim in e-vehicle revolution

By KENNEDY MUPESENITHE Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) is evaluating the possibility of setting up charging points using its vast and wide spread substations on the Copperbelt to effectively participate in the Electric Vehicle (EV) revolution.The private utility has 43 power substations dotted around the Copperbelt stretching to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).CEC chief projects […]

‘Women businesses lacking digital financial knowledge’

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELAA survey conducted by the Zambia Federation of Associations of Women in Business (ZFAWIB) has revealed that less than 50 per cent of women who owned Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are familiar with digital financial services offered by commercial banks.The survey conducted when COVID-19 was at peak in Zambia and whose […]

Stable monetary policy rate good – Economist

By CHATULA KANGALI-THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) decision to maintain the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at nine per cent will enhance credit flows to businesses and investors, social economist Kelvin Chisanga has said.Mr Chisanga observed that businesses and investments were now picking up with some economic activities and it was significant to see that this […]

Liquid flows to Mkushi

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-LIQUID Intelligent Technologies (Liquid) has launched its first office in Mkushi, Central Province as part of its expansion programme.Liquid, a business under Cassava Technologies will provide high speed connectivity and a suite of intelligent technologies to the district for the first time.It reiterated its commitment to enabling social mobility and economic prosperity of […]

MultiChoice defends price structure

By SAM PHIRI-MULTICHOICE says the exchange rate is not the only factor used to determine the price revision of subscriptions on its various bouquets.Reacting to social media calls on the company to consider revising subscription downwards following the appreciation of the Kwacha, MultiChoice indicated the cost structure had various input costs, which included, satellite lease, […]

Djokotoe burial moved to Wednesday

By MUSONDA MANGILASHITHE burial of late veteran journalism trainer and writer Edem Djokotoe has been moved from today to Wednesday this week following flight complications involving the travel of some family members from Ghana to Lusaka.Mr Djokotoe died shortly before midnight on Wednesday last week at Fairview Hospital in Lusaka after a long battle against […]

PF push general conference to next year

By JAMES KUNDA-THE Patriotic Front (PF) has once more procrastinated the holding of its general conference, this time to the end of the first quarter of next year.The PF Central Committee has set the last Saturday and Sunday of March, 2023 as provisional days under which the party’s general conference will be held.PF acting president […]

Procurement for construction of 40 dams in 4 provinces starts

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Ministry of Water Development and Sanitation says it intends to start procurement process in December for the construction of 40 dams in four provinces following a directive by President Hakainde Hichilema.Permanent Secretary Joe Kalusa said the Ministry of Water Development and Sanitation was going to contract the Zambia National Service (ZNS) to […]

Jailed for selling dad’s car

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE-A TWENTY-SEVEN-YEAR-OLD Lusaka man has been convicted and sentenced to five years imprisonment with hard for selling his father’s motor vehicle without his consent.Paul Mutale of Kamwala South in Lusaka admitted to selling the vehicle but said he needed money to pay a witchdoctor so as to cleanse his body from evil spirits […]