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Posts published in “Day: February 17, 2023

We can do better

I have been trying to understand the rationale behind the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) sending a team to a tournament that has its hosts pulling out and at the expense of organising quality international friendlies against fellow FIFA 2023 World Cup-bound teams.With all due respect to the Turkish Women’s Cup, which has registered many […]

We need to be clinical – Kundananji

From SANDRA MWILA in Turkey – ZAMBIA women’s team striker Rachael Kundananji says there is need for the team to be aggressive and clinical upfront.That problem looks like it will be worked on after captain and striker Barbra Banda arrived in Turkey ahead of the match against Slovenia this Saturday. Read more

Ronaldinho coming!

By NDINAWE SIMPELWE – ZAMBIAN football fans will be given a rare treat in May when the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations winning stars play the Barcelona legends to be led by two time FIFA World Player-of-the-Year and Ballon d’Or winner, Ronaldinho in an exhibition match. Read more

Honey Bee case: Ex-Health minister Chilufya, seven others discharged

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE –THE State has withdrawn a matter in which former Health minister Chitalu Chilufya and seven others were charged with conspiracy to defraud the Government out of more than US$17 million through the Honey Bee contract to...

Tone down, UPND tells Antonio Mwanza

By FELIX NKINKE – THE UPND says it is deeply concerned about the deliberate stance by Patriotic Front media director Antonio Mwanza to continue engaging in politics of insults instead of offering credible and positive checks and balances for the benefit of peace. Read more

‘Debt burden weighing heavily on exchange rate’

By FELIX NKINKE – FINANCE and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane says the country’s excessive debt burden is exerting pressure on the exchange rate upsetting stability.Dr Musokotwane said the current administration inherited a huge debt stock that is posing challenges in meeting certain national economic parameters. Read more

Mines restoration on – HH

By MAYA NTANDA and MUSONDA MANGILASHI – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has stressed that it is vital to ensure the country’s mining industry bounces back to life and drives economic growth.

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Zambia contains COVID spread – Masebo

By JAMES KUNDA – ZAMBIA has significantly contained the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic but citizens must still follow prevention guidelines to prevent a resurgence of the disease. Read more

Govt to amend laws hindering private sector growth

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has reassured the private sector that his administration was in the process of amending laws and regulations that subjected them to paying huge sums of money towards acquiring licenses. Read more

‘Urgent border fix needed’

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema will urgently engage his Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) counterpart Felix Tshisekedi and other regional leaders to find a lasting solution to the persistent delays in clearing traffic at the Kasumbalesa Border. Read more