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Posts published in “Day: January 8, 2023

‘Mask Up, It’s Serious’

[Times of Zambia] A LEADING authority on COVID-19 in Zambia says even in the absence of a mandatory Government pronouncement, the public must be encouraged to wear face masks.

Kayonde draws, remains hopeful

By RONALD CHAWEINTERNATIONAL Master (IM) Andrew Kayonde says he made things tricky for himself after he drew against Grandmaster (GM) Adham Fawzy of Egypt in the sixth round at the on-going 2023 Cape Town Masters IM Norm Challenge in South Africa.Kayonde’s draw came barely hours after the Zambian had lost his fifth round match to […]

Buildcon finally win, Eagles’ wings clipped 

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA At Trade Fair Grounds – Buildcon 2-0 RangersBUILDCON yesterday fashioned out their first win of the 2022/23 MTN Super League season but head coach Nchimunya Mweetwa maintained a cool head saying it was just a matter of time before the wins started coming.“We knew it and the boys knew that the win […]

Blunt Arrows denied ‘pension’

By SANDRA MWILA At Heroes National Stadium – Napsa 1-3 ArrowsRED Arrows coach Chisi Mbewe says the MTN Super League champions need to rediscover their winning ways if they are to successfully defend the title after a damaging defeat against Napsa Stars yesterday.Arrows have now lost their fourth straight match but Mbewe remained confident of […]

What a Janny!

By SANDRA MWILA – RETIRED FIFA referee Janny Sikazwe yesterday received a rousing guard of honour from fellow match officials and players as he officiated his last match in the MTN Super League at the Heroes National Stadium. Read more

‘Mask up, it’s serious’

By NORMA KAPATA-SIAME – A LEADING authority on COVID-19 in Zambia says even in the absence of a mandatory Government pronouncement, the public must be encouraged to wear face masks.This is in the wake of increased incidences of the disease.Ministry of Health Director of Infectious Diseases Professor Lloyd Mulenga said the positivity rate had increased […]

Invest back home, Speaker urges diaspora

By JULIUS PHIRI and NORMA KAPATA-SIAME – Speaker of the National Assembly  Nelly Mutti has implored Zambians living in Australia to consider ploughing back by investment in developing Zambia.Ms Mutti said developing the country is the responsibility of every Zambian and should not be left in the hands of the Government alone. Read more

The death trek

By DOROTHY CHISI – A MULTI-MILLION dollar  human trafficking ring spanning eight African countries with Zambia being at the centre of the trade has been exposed.A Sunday Times investigation has revealed that the war between the federal government in Ethiopia and a separatist group in Tigray is fueling the trade as hundreds of able bodied […]

New orders for energy taskforce

By JAMES KUNDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has ordered the newly constituted Taskforce on Energy to find immediate solutions to the power crisis.The President has also revealed that it pained him to watch on television, a welder from the Copperbelt lamenting the negative impact load-shedding had on his business. Read more

Solwezi-Kipushi road washed away

By PASSY HAACHIZO and DOROTHY CHISI – THE Solwezi-Kipushi Road which connects Zambia and Democratic Republic of Congo in North Western Province has been washed away by torrential rains leaving over 200 trucks stranded. 

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Zambia records 3 COVID related deaths

By DOROTHY CHISI – ZAMBIA recorded three COVID-19 associated deaths yesterday in Lusaka bringing the cumulative number to 1,151 since the start of the pandemic.According to the Ministry of Health of the 2,430 tests which were conducted, 206 were confirmed COVID-19 positive cases bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases to 335,545 since the outbreak. […]