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Posts published in February 2023

Time to account for all the injustices…New Dawn upon us

Of late, there is a lot of chatter going on about how this UPND government must stop blaming the PF of all the economic malaise they brought about in our midst and just move on.I find it amusing and to say the least, utterly insulting for anyone to suggest that we must call an amnesty […]

Cyber law amendment welcome: Once bitten, twice shy

Whereas the call by many stakeholders and government’s resolve to review and amend the Cyber security and Cyber-crimes Act in Zambia is a welcome and positive move, I wish to add my views to this subject as an ardent reader of ethics of technology.I would to commend the New Dawn government for granting the Zambian […]

Proudly Zambian Campaign: Promoting local products

By BRIAN HATYOKA – ‘LOCAL is LAKA’ is a common phrase in Zambia that implies that local products and services are better.By purchasing food and other goods or services that are produced locally, consumers help to stimulate the economy as well as create and retain valuable jobs.When countries or individuals largely depend on imported products […]

Fight Against Corruption Given Full Meaning Under New Dawn

[Times of Zambia] The fight against corruption has for many years failed to yield results in Zambia, with the most gains recorded under President Levy Patrick Mwanawasa's New Deal government when he centred his administration on zero tolerance to corru...

Fight against corruption given full meaning under New Dawn

The fight against corruption has for many years failed to yield results in Zambia, with the most gains recorded under President Levy Patrick Mwanawasa’s New Deal government when he centred his administration on zero tolerance to corruption”.The fight against corruption in Zambia found another hurdle after President Mwanawasa passed on.Sadly, all the gains in the […]

‘Expedite electric car battery project’

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE African Export- Import Bank (Afreximbank) has said it is ready to support the implementation of the Zambia and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) mineral battery value chain.

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Atlasmara, Eastern Water sign deal for digital bill payments

By CHATULA KANGALI – ATLAS Mara Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Eastern Water and Sanitation Company (EWSC) to digitalise the payment of water bills in the province. Read more

SEC bemoans low Govt bonds uptake

By CHATULA KANGALI and KETRA KALUNGA – THE Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has bemoaned the low uptake of government bonds and securities on the local market.SEC chief executive officer Philip Chitalu says very few people are investing in government bonds and securities on the market, and observes that most citizens are investing more in real […]

Failure to export 300,000 chickens to SA explained

By CHATULA KANGALIFAILURE to trace where chickens are produced and the type of feed and vaccines they are given is what hindered Zambia’s export of 300,000 chickens to South Africa.This is according to the Zambia Export Development Fund (ZEDF) and the...


By SHAMAOMA MUSONDATunisia 2-1 ZambiaA SORRY performance from Chisi Mbewe’s Zambia yesterday resulted in the team being booted out of the ongoing Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt without winning a match.

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Ngonis conquer Bemba kingdom

By JULIUS PHIRI At Chipata Golf Club –  THE Ngoni people over the weekend conquered the Bembas in the 2023 Nc’wala golf tournament played on the sidelines of the Nc’wala traditional ceremony.The Ngoni took this year’s title with a 358-337 points...

Grant plans African tour

By SANDRA MWILAAFTER concluding his Tour of Europe where he assessed players, Zambia coach Avram Grant will now go on an African tour to see players based on the continent.

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Oriental Quarries to host five big bouts during Kuomboka

By SANDRA MWILA – ORIENTAL Quarries Boxing Promotions (OQBP) say they will host five international bouts on the sidelines of the Kuomboka Traditional Ceremony Mongu.OQBP has since unveiled K312, 350 budget for the promotion that will also have o...

Police calm down protesting UNZA students

By CHUSA SICHONE – UNIVERSITY of Zambia (UNZA) students on Sunday evening conducted a peaceful march from the Lusaka Great East Road main campus to Levy Mwanawasa Medical University (LMMU) in protest of the stabbing to death of a fellow student....

ZNS chief warns against illegal gold mining at Kasenseli

By JAMES KUNDA – ZAMBIA National Service (ZNS) Commander Maliti Solochi has warned of stern action against any perpetrator of illegal mining at the Kasenseli Gold Mine in Mwinilunga District of North-Western Province.

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I didn’t support Chifire’s remark – Nkoma

By JOSEPH BANDA – UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) senior member Noel Nkoma has refuted stories that he supported tribal sentiments attributed to former Luangeni Member of Parliament (MP) Angela Cifire.

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Allow us to export mealie-meal – Millers

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI – MILLERS have proposed that the Government allows them to export maize.This follows the abundance of the commodity on the local market. Read more

Flooding ripple effects: More houses for sale

By FELIX NKINKE – THE number of houses going for sale in flood-prone areas in Lusaka has risen.Some property owners are reportedly putting their houses on the market amid fears that their values would depreciate.Read more