By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – SPORTS Minister Elvis Nkandu has expressed anger at the levels of land encroachment to Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.After touring the Stadium facility and bare land yesterday, the minister was left shocked to discover that even Dola Hill Mall was built on Stadium land with proceeds not benefiting the Stadium. Read […]
Posts published in March 2023
By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA At Levy Mwanawasa Stadium – Zambia 3-1 LesothoZAMBIA coach Avram Grant praised the impact Lameck Banda had on the game after the Lecce forward climbed off the bench to deliver a much-needed win over Lesotho as the Chipolopolo took control of Group H of the Ivory Coast 2023 Africa Cup of Nations […]
By CHATULA KANGALI – AIRTEL AFRICA is expected to host the highly anticipated show, The Voice Africawhich will debut on 26 the March this year.Airtel Africa, as the title sponsors, has partnered with FAME Studios Africa to broadcast the show on free to air TV stations across its markets and Airtel TV. Group Chief Commercial […]
By KELVIN MUDENDA – STANBIC Bank Zambia says it will partner with the Government in growing the tourism sector and has commended the ‘New Dawn’ administration for the economic environment which has enabled the bank to provide effective digital banking services. Read more
By KENNEDY MUPESENI – PREMIERCON Starch Company Limited has said production of starch has dropped by 60 per cent to 100 tonnes per day due to the shortage of the main raw material, cassava.
By JAMES MUYANWA – A ZAMBIAN financial expert and former Bank of Zambia (BoZ) employee has been appointed World Bank Group vice-president for budget, performance review and strategic planning, effective July 1, this year.Samuel Maimbo has been appointment vice-president and will be responsible for the alignment of the World Bank budget with its strategic priorities, […]
By KETRA KALUNGA – ZAMBIAN Breweries’ US$80 million expansion project and overhaul of the plant which will be completed in October this year will boost the demand for local cassava.The Lusaka plant once completed would enable the brewer to produ...
By CINDY SIPULA and JAMES KUNDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has been awarded with the Inaugural Presidential Global Water Change Makers Award for his commitment and leadership in enhancing water security in Zambia.
By WOMBA SIMEMBE and SHAFINA KAMISI – POLICE in Lusaka have arrested a uniformed police officer and three others after they allegedly robbed a Lusaka resident of K3,400 in broad daylight. The incident happened on Wednesday in Lusaka’s Kamwala trading area. Read more
By FELIX NKINKE – THE corruption fight will not be derailed by anyone seeking protection from the Church and the New Dawn government will ensure that all those involved in the vice are arrested, President Hakainde Hichilema has said.
By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has urged Absa Bank and other financial institutions to support the ‘New Dawn’ Government’s ingenious way of infrastructure development using the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. Read more
By SNIKE MZULAH in Siavonga – THREE farmers have been fined K130,000 each for entering the Lower Zambezi National Park to dig for gold. Before Siavonga magistrate Austern Mubita was Jackson Lupasha, 30, Gift Muntanga, 29, both residents of L...
By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – FORMER Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has been found with a case to answer in all the three counts of interfering with witnesses.Read more
By KENNEDY MUPESENI and KETRA KALUNGA – AS the value of the Kwacha against the United States (US) dollar crossed the K21 psychological barrier yesterday, PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) explained some of the factors causing the trend.
By CHATULA KANGALI – THE transformation of Indeni and the Tazama pipeline by the New Dawn government is a good development which will help transform the petroleum subsectors in the country, Sub-Saharan Gemstone Exchange and Industrial Park has observed.Chairperson Phesto Musonda says the move will result into increased business opportunities and employment for local people. […]
By KETRA KALUNGA – The Algerian government has pledged to enhance trade with Zambia which has for years been dwindling.Algerian Ambassador to Zambia Ahmed Saadi said concrete action should be taken between the two countries to revamp trade.
By KETRA KALUNGA – The Citizen Economic and Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has partnered with Airtel Money Zambia to facilitate the process of disbursing and receiving repayments of business loans.
By JAMES KUNDA – A LOCAL entrepreneur in the agriculture sector has implored Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to actualise their ideas through strategic support synergies with industry players and cooperating partners.And the Finnish Governme...
By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWEFORMER Zambia Air Force (ZAF) commander Eric Chimese has opted to remain silent in his defence in a matter he is jointly charged with Chita Lodge Limited proprietor, James Chungu for abuse of authority and money laundering.
By JAMES KUNDA – THE National Pension Scheme Amendment Bill has unanimously passed the Second reading stage in Parliament.The Bill seeks to allow members aged 45 that have contributed to the scheme for at least five years, to access a 20 per cen...