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Posts published in October 2022

Zambia gets green agro park

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA in Maputo –THE Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has announced its investment in the establishment of the green agro-industrial park in Zambia and Zimbabwe aimed at creating value addition, jobs and contribution to inf...

ICSOE key in shaping green agenda – Kaunda

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA in Maputo – THE discussions at the ongoing 28th Meeting of Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts (ICSOE) will be critical in shaping Zambia’s green industrialisation agenda.

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Mpongwe farmers stop growing yam

By CHATULA KANGALI-FARMERS in Mpongwe have abandoned the cultivation of yams due to low demand and the lack of access to the market.Farmers under the Mpongwe Cooperative Union are no longer growing yams for commercial purposes.Cooperative member Dickson Chipatela said in an interview that more small-scale farmers who were growing yams at a commercial level […]

Ghana and Zambia Race to Secure IMF Bailouts

[DW] Runaway inflation and soaring food prices have compelled Ghana and Zambia to seek bailouts from the International Monetary Fund. This week, traders across Ghana closed shop to protest the worsening economy.

Wild beans kills boy (3)

By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI and ESTHER NG’ANDU-A THREE-YEAR-OLD boy has died after consuming suspected poisonous wild beans which also has left his father and brother in hospital.Central Province police acting Commanding Officer Dennis Moola said the child identified as Lee Supila died after consuming the beans which was prepared by his brother, aged five years, identified […]

Amos Chanda nabbed

By JAMES KUNDA-FORMER Presidential Press aide Amos Chanda has been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for allegedly stealing a court record and destroying evidence in a matter he is a co-accused person.Mr Chanda, 50, of house number 67 Elm Road, Woodlands in Lusaka, jointly and whilst acting together with other people between May […]

Economy on right growth path – HH

By KENNEDY MUPESENI and JANE MWANSA –PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says the Zambian economy is on a growth trajectory because of a strong leadership at the helm as the country starts meeting membership payments to multilateral institutions such as the United Nations (UN) among others.Read more

Kabushi, Kwacha by-elections on

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE –THE Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has ruled that the Kabushi and Kwacha by-elections scheduled for today should proceed because the 21 days prescribed in Article 52 (4) given to the High Court to hear a nominatio...

‘Sub-Saharan region introducing food security measures’

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELAA NUMBER of countries in the sub-Saharan region have this year introduced short-term support measures aimed at food security directly, with Zambia being cited for introduction of new subsidies.

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Chipolopolo get Israeli friendly

By SAMUEL LKHANDA-THE Chipolopolo will play Israel in an international friendly match during the November FIFA window in Europe.FAZ general secretary Adrian Kashala in a statement yesterday said the match will be played at Petach Tikva Stadium.Kashala said the game against Israel is part of FAZ’s long term plan to keep the Chipolopolo engaged ahead […]

No Numba but same Zesco

By SANDRA MWILA at Heroes Stadium – Napsa 2-1 ZescoZESCO United’s woes look far from over as the Ndola side, fresh from elimination from the CAF 2022/23 Confederation Cup, started the post Mumamba Numba era with defeat against Napsa Stars in a h...

Ex-Ndola Town Clerk testifies against Lusambo

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE-FORMER Ndola Town Clerk Cosmas Chalusa has told the Lusaka Magistrate Court that former Lusaka Province minister Bowman Lusambo attempted to stop him from testifying in a case of interfering with witnesses.Mr Chalusa said this happened at the Lusaka Magistrate court when Lusambo’s case came up for trial, but was adjourned on two […]

ACC quizzes Davies Chama

By JAMES KUNDA-THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday interrogated former Defence minister Davies Chama to help with investigations in a matter relating to US$3 million paid to a named political party in 2016 by mining giant Glencore International AG. Read more

Mutati urges ‘a little more patience’ over economy

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE-ZAMBIANS should exercise a little patience as the Government implements measures intended to reboot the country’s economy, Science and Technology Minister Felix Mutati has said. Read more

SA Police nab suspect in killing of Zambian

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-POLICE in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, have arrested one of the suspects in the gruesome killing of a Zambian national after he was stabbed several times by unknown people three weeks ago.Goodson Chomba, 34, was a business execu...

Woman 59, dies after being punched by son

By JOSEPH BANDA-A FORTY-FIVE-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested for allegedly killing his 59-year-old mother after punching her during a quarrel, while the two were having beer at home.Police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga identified the suspect as Fred Zulu of Kamanga Township in Lusaka who was in detention at Chelstone Police Station where he had been charged […]

Nkandu breathes fire

By SANDRA MWILA-GOVERNMENT has warned the Draughts Association of Zambia (DAZ) over their conduct following the fiasco that led to the delegation’s deportation from Georgia.The Zambian delegation was at the weekend deported from Georgia where the team...