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Posts published in “Day: December 20, 2022

Semi-finals up for grabs

By SANDRA MWILAGREEN Buffaloes and Prison Leopards will today aim to reach the semi-final place at the ongoing Zone Six Club Volleyball Championship when they face Mozambican sides.

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Buffaloes win netball tourney

By ELIAS CHIPEPO – GREEN Buffaloes dominance continued at the weekend when they won the Champion of Champions netball tournament held at Lusaka International Community School (LICS) in Roma at the weekend.

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Zesco to announce Tenant as first assistant to Lwandamina

By NDINAWE SIMPELWEZESCO United are set to announce the appointment of Nkwazi head coach Tenant Chilumba as first assistant to George Lwandamina.The former league champions have embarked on assembling a high profile technical team in order to reclaim ...

Lessons from Qatar

By SANDRA MWILA – MESMERISED by Qatar’s wonderful hosting of the FIFA 2022 World Cup spectacle, FAZ president Andrew Kamanga believes his association will take valuable lessons in a bid to host a successful 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

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Addressing nutritional needs in correctional services…

By PASSY HAACHIZO – A POOR diet is one of the major causes of ailments not only in society but also in correctional facilities where the scourge continues to impact negatively on circumstantial children.Correctional facilities mostly depend on the food from the projects undertaken within the centres and such has a potential to allow inmates […]

How to deal with social media addiction (Part 1)

SOME people are “cyborgs”, which means that their lives evolve on social media, and they feel they cannot do without it. Their thoughts, their opinions, everything about them is about social media.They are cyborgs because even the artificial intelligence embedded in the social networking sight controls or knows their behaviors and moods.Social Media and networking […]

IMF tips Africa to boost investment in agro sector

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – AFRICAN governments must enhance public investment in the agricultural sector, in form of well-targeted subsidies to facilitate access to inputs by farmers, for the sector to remain resilient to external shocks.

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MTN mobile touches 100,000 merchants

By CHATULA KANGALI-MTN mobile money has reached 100, 000 merchants countrywide after opening 2022 with 29,000.Some of the recognisable MoMoPay merchants include Afridelivery, Coca-Cola, Choppies, Pizza inn, Nkana Football Club, Yalelo, Romans Pizza, Varun, Mobile City, Mozambik, Emark and Victoria Hospital.In addition, there are also several brick-and-mortar businesses that have harnessed the service to improve […]

Copper, oil prices to shoot up in 2023 – Goldman

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – GOLDMAN Sachs Group has said commodities including copper and oil will soar by 43 per cent and be the best-performing asset class once again in 2023.

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Radisson Blu Mosi-oa-Tunya Livingstone Resort opens

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – RADISSON Hotel Group has announced the opening of Radisson Blu Mosi-oa-Tunya Livingstone Resort in Zambia, making it the group’s first safari resort in Africa.

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ZICA seeks investment summit

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – GOVERNMENT should convene an investment summit with a cross section of stakeholders to discuss making Zambia a more attractive investment destination both regionally and internationally.

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27 dead bodies: police hold 4 suspects

By JAMES KUNDA – POLICE in Lusaka are holding four suspects in connection with the disposal of 27 dead bodies believed to be of Ethiopian migrants in Lusaka’s Meanwood area recently.

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51 Chalala properties: Loyana opens defence

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – SENIOR accountant at the Ministry of Finance, Charles Loyana, has opened his defence in a corruption case he is jointly charged with his wife, telling the court that he was given the power of attorney by a Tanzanian t...

ERB approves electricity connection tariffs

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has approved new electricity connection tariffs for Zesco at a 70 to 30 per cent cost sharing mechanism between the consumer and the power utility.Speaking to journalists in Lusaka yesterday, ERB board chairperson Reynolds Bowa said the cost sharing mechanism was meant to make connection charges […]

‘Cadres still out of bounds’

By CHUSA SICHONETHE Government says it has not reneged on its stance against cadres taking over the running of bus stations and markets. Read more

Appointment of Auxiliary Bishop of Chipata

[Agenzia Fides] Vatican City -- On December 10, 2022, the Holy Father appointed rev. Gabriel Msipu Phiri, of the clergy of Chipata, currently in charge of raising funds for diocesan activities, as Auxiliary Bishop of the same Episcopal See assigning hi...

FISP theft: 3 nabbed

By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI – THREE people have been arrested for attempting to divert more than 200 bags of fertiliser under Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) earmarked for beneficiaries in Lavushimanda District of Muchinga Province.

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Time to rest ATI law matter – Kalunga

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE ‘New Dawn’ Government says 20 years has been a very long period of waiting to enact the Access to Information (ATI) law and that time has come to put finality to the matter.As such, Information and Media Permanent Secretary Kennedy Kalunga has assured that the Government is targeting to table the […]

‘Govt delivering on promises’

By JAMES KUNDA – STATE HOUSE says the Government is delivering on its commitment towards improving the cost of living and urged citizens not to believe the half-truths from the opposition about the prevailing state of the economy. Read more