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Posts published in “Day: August 29, 2022

When you turn your partner into a monster (part 2)

IMAGINE yourself as that once upon a time strong independent woman until the grips of love swept you away.As a woman, you are investing in a relationship or marriage like never before, and doing everything you can to put every need above yours.Gender is a system of inequality that is created and recreated in our […]

Kapiri farmers trained in gender awareness

By HAPPY MULOLANI-“FOR women to effectively participate in value chains, an enabling environment needs to be created as that will facilitate equal opportunities in selected value chains.”This in an observation made by Gender Expert Faides Temba Temba who observes that as communities keep evolving, women need to be given equal opportunities as men.This will help […]

CEC records $182m in revenue

By KENNEDY MUPSENI-THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) recorded US$182.3 million worth of revenue during the first half of this year, 12 per cent above the comparative period last year.The performance is attributed primarily to growth in its regional power supply business segment which grew by more than 28 per cent, anchored on increased volume […]

Exports rise by 7.9 p.c.

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-ZAMBIA’S Non Traditional Exports (NTEs) has increased by 7.9 per cent to K5.1 billion in July this year from K4.8 billion the previous month.In terms of share in total exports, NTEs accounted for 32.3 per cent of total export earnings in July 2022, according to Zambia Statistics Agency (ZamStats) interim statistician general Mulenga […]

Kascol to set up $10m sugar plantation

By CHATULA KANGALI-A local firm intends to set up a sugar plantation at a cost of US$10 million in Mazabuka District, Southern Province.Kaleya Smallholder Company Limited (KASCOL) will start investing on the 2,164 hectares earmarked to start by the end of this year.KASCOL stated that it intends to implement the sub surface drip irrigation project […]

30,000 farmers to reap from livestock insurance project

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-A project aimed at enhancing and increasing access to high value and comprehensive agricultural insurance products for smallholder farmers has been launched, targeting over 30,000 farmers across Zambia.This will also strengthen climate resilience and expand their production, particularly for those growing crops and keeping livestock.Furthermore, once farmers insure their crops or livestock, it […]

Veep hails Rotary International

By CHUSA SICHONE-VICE-PRESIDENT W.K Mutale Nalumango has commended the Rotary International for supplementing the Government’s efforts to fight communicable diseases like polio and malaria in Zambia.Ms Mutale-Nalumango, however, said there was need for Zambia to be on alert against polio because the disease had resurfaced in other countries.Ms Mutale-Nalumango said Rotary International had been making a […]

Baby knifed to death

By ESTHER NG’ANDU-A-TWENTY-THREE-YEAR-OLD man in Manyinga has stabbed to death his 16-month-old baby using a knife allegedly aimed at his wife after accusing her of having an affair with another man.The suspect is also said to have stabbed his mother-in-law as she tried to stop the fight.Police said the toddler was knifed three times on […]

HH mourns career soldier Simbeye

By CHUSA SICHONE-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says former Zambia Army Commander Nobby Simbeye served the country with distinction, honour and loyalty.President Hichilema said he received the death of General Simbeye with deep sorrow and sadness.This is according to a message of condolence posted on President Hichilema’s Facebook page yesterday.“Late General Simbeye served his country with distinction, […]

30 cops pursue Mafinga hired assailants

By JONATHAN MUKUKA-INSPECTOR General of Police Lemmy Kajoba has deployed 30 armed paramilitary police officers to Mafinga of Muchinga Province to curb escalating suspected ritual killings.The development was confirmed by Mafinga Member of Parliament Robert Chabinga, who commended Mr Kajoba for the deployment of the officers.He said this in Muyombe on Saturday during the Vinkhakanimba […]

‘Protect rights of older workers’

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE International Labour Organisation (ILO) has called for the protection of the right of older workers to equality of treatment.ILO director for Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique George Okutho said protection of older workers was in line with the organisation’s Older Workers Recommendation of 1980.Mr Okutho said this in a speech read for him […]