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Posts published in December 2022

Zambia’s 4th mobile operator here!

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – ABOUT US$130 million has been invested in Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure by Beeline, trading as Zed Mobile Network, Zambia’ s fourth mobile operator.Zed Mobile Network becomes the first Zambia...

IMF Bailout – Zambia’s Biggest 2022 Economic Feat

[Times of Zambia] AS we continue highlighting some of the economic issues which were covered this year, today we focus on the International Monetary Fund (IMF)-bailout feat.

Sikazwe retires?…as FIFA picks 16 refs

By SANDRA MWILAWITH the Qatar 2022 World Cup done and dusted, Zambia’s most decorated referee Janny Sikazwe is set to hang up his whistle as evidenced from the omission on the list of 16 Zambian referees appointed on the FIFA panel for next year. Read more

World Netball rankings elate NAZ

By SANDRA MWILA – THE Netball Association of Zambia (NAZ) has expressed happiness in the latest World Netball rankings that have seen Zambia climb one slot up.According to the rankings released on Monday by World Netball, Zambia moved from 17th ...

Power outage delays volleyball semis

By SANDRA MWILA – At OYDC-ZAMBIALOSS of power at the OYDC-ZAMBIA yesterday saw the Region Six Volleyball Club Championship ladies semi-final match between Prison Leopards and Academica De Maputo put on hold.

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Mhango wins Lusaka Squash title

By RONALD CHAWE – ELITE player Preston Mhango says he is elated and encouraged to have beaten top seeds Manda Chilambwe and Kalele Kabwe to win the 2022 Lusaka Club Squash Championship.

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Transforming financial thinking

IN life, we all want money as a safety net and this is the reason why people have different ways of earning money. Others opt to have formal/ informal employment or start a business.Very few people appreciate a deeper understanding of financial matters when it comes to planning for the future.While people have their own […]

IMF bailout: Zambia’s biggest 2022 economic feat

AS we continue highlighting some of the economic issues which were covered this year, today we focus on the International Monetary Fund (IMF)-bailout feat.In my view, Zambia’s acquisition of the IMF programme was one of the biggest economic feats, if not the biggest one posted in 2022.This is because apart from availing some resources to […]

SMEs: Engine of growth

By Kennedy Mupeseni – DESPITE conflicting figures on the contribution of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the sector remains the biggest contributor.Available data indicates that the sector contributes in the region of 70 to 80 per cent to the GDP and more than 80 per cent to […]

Immigration, Deportation Act review begins – Akafumba

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE Immigration Department has started the process of thoroughly reviewing the Immigration and Deportation Act to make it more responsive to current and future demands and in tandem with international best practices.

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C/belt minister implores mines to invest in CSR

By JANE MWANSACOPPERBELT Provincial Minister Elisha Matambo has challenged mining companies to invest in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in their areas of operation so that the communities can also benefit.

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Man beats son to death over K200

By ESTHER NG’ANDU – A-FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD boy in Kalulushi has been beaten to death using a slasher by his father on suspicions that he stole his K200.

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Siakalima calls on public universities to be innovative

By KELVIN MUDENDA – EDUCATION Minister Douglas Siakalima has urged public universities to stop complaining and always waiting for the Government to find solutions to their financial and operational challenges. Read more

Be security conscious this festive season – IG

By JAMES KUNDAINSPECTOR General of Police Lemmy Kajoba has called for responsible behaviour among citizens to prevent crime and road accidents during the festive period.

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).


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 […]