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Posts published in “Day: September 20, 2022

Chess players off to bright start

By RONALD CHAWE-ZAMBIAN players have started their campaign brightly at the on-going African Individual Championship in Nigeria after all the four won their opening matches.International Master (IM) Richmond Phiri set the ball rolling for Zambia when he humbled South Sudan’s Peter Mangang before veteran Fide Master (FM) Nase Lungu edged Alfred Chimthere of Malawi.Timothy ‘Komodo’ […]

‘Arrows exit worrying’

By SANDRA MWILA-FAZ president Andrew Kamanga has described the early exit of Red Arrows from the CAF 2022/23 Champions League as disappointing.Kamanga, in an interview yesterday, expressed concern that the performance of teams in the CAF –Inter Club Championship had continued to worry.Read more

Boxing going places – Chiteule

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA-THE Zambia Boxing Federation (ZBF) is excited at the growth of women’s sport in the country saying the future looks bright.Zambia took five female boxers to the just-ended Africa Elite Championships in Maputo and four of them came back with medals- two of which were gold.ZBF president Dan Chiteule said yesterday that the […]

Numba plots Royal fall

By NDINAWE SIMPELWE-ZESCO United coach Mumamba Numba says the team is working on avoiding last season’s embarrassment of an early exit in the CAF 2022/23 Confederation Cup as he prepares his side to face Royal AM of South Africa in the first round.And former Zesco midfielder Rainford Kalaba says his team TP Mazembe is taking […]

Sichone hails Mali friendly

By SANDRA MWILA – CHIPOLOPOLO assistant coach Moses Sichone says the international friendly match against Mali presents a good platform for players to prove they are ready to play for Zambia.The Chipolopolo technical bench led by coach Aljoša Asanović unveiled its final 23-member final squad ahead of the two international friendly matches to be played […]

Govt acts to speed up CDF process

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and that of Justice are working on modalities to accelerate the clearance of Constituency Development Fund (CDF)-related contracts.Govt acts to speed up CDF process One of the measures involved setting up teams of officers at the ministry of Justice to get to the […]

23 women perish

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI and CHUSA SICHONE – TWENTY-THREE women belonging to the United Church of Zambia have died in a road traffic accident, which has left30 injured in Nsama District of Northern Province.And President Hakainde Hichilema described the accident involving the UCZ Women’s Christian Fellowship as saddening.President Hichilema, who is in New York, United States, […]

Catholic priest dies, girlfriend nabbed

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI – A CATHOLIC priest has been found dead after he was allegedly attacked after visiting his girlfriend in Ndola.Police have arrested the girlfriend identified as Justina Luchele to assist with the investigations.Copperbelt police Commanding Officer Sharon Zulu confirmed the incident which happened on Saturday around21:00 hours in Pamodzi Township.Ms Zulu identified the […]

HH woos Indonesia investors

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has held talks with Indonesian Minister of Maritime Affairs and InvestmentLuhut Bisnar Pandjaitan on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.President Hichilema also held a meeting with Starlink head Chad Gibbs yesterday.This is according to President Hichilema’s Facebook page monitored in Lusaka yesterday. […]

K12bn released for service delivery

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE Ministry of Finance and National Planning says the Treasury released K12 billion towards public service delivery in August this year.Secretary to the Treasury Felix Nkulukusa said of the K11.9 billion released to finance public service delivery for last month, K3 billion went towards the wage bill for various public service […]