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Posts published in “Day: March 3, 2023

Big things coming, says basketball coach

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – SENIOR men’s national basketball team coach Cuthbert Tembo says Zambia’s outing to this year’s regional AfroCan qualifier has opened the window for the country to achieve big things in the near future.

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Under-20 boys need help

SO MUCH has been said concerning the dismal performance and subsequent elimination of the Zambia Under-20 team from the on-going Egypt 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final tournament.Emotions have been and still running high among football fans, administrators and government over what was witnessed in Egypt where the boys failed to win a single […]

Now heat turns on U17, U23

By SANDRA MWILA – AFTER Zambia’s disastrous outing to the Total Energies under-20 AFCON, FAZ president Andrew Kamanga has turned the heat on the under-23 and under-17 technical benches ordering them to bring honour to the country.

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Ngonis toast Mpezeni’s 40 years on the throne

By Michelo Malungisa – Every last week of February, Eastern Province comes alive as it hosts the N’cwala Traditional Ceremony of the Ngoni people of Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique.The ceremony, which is usually attended by people from all walks of life, is an event where the Ngoni people pay homage to their ancestors through Inkhosi […]

Zambia, Scottish police partner to tackle GBV

By PASSY HAACHIZO – THE Zambia Police continues to remain a very important entity of the Government as it provides vigilance and maintains law and order to ensure the safety of the public and property.However, it is important that the police are adequately engaged in mental training to be able to handle stressful moments and […]

Faith cherishes India trip

By JOWIT SALUSEKI – Faith Mukonko, winner of Miss My Home Town (MHT) Zambia says her recent trip to India was a great opportunity for her to blossom her modelling career.“I was among several models who were in India to explore linkages and opportunities in business, community development, arts and culture. The event was an […]

Millers seek waiver on wheat

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) has requested for a duty waiver on imported wheat to help maintain the stability on the prices of bread and other wheat products. Read more

Investors on trade mission to Zambia

By CHATULA KANGALI – INVEST Africa, a continent’s leading international business and investment development platform, is this month leading a delegation of investors and trade missions from Tanzania, Ethiopia and Angola for an Investment and Tra...

Airtel posts K1.7m operating profit

By CHATULA KANGALI –AIRTEL Networks Zambia Plc has recorded K1.7 billion operating profit for the full year ended December 2022.The figure represents a 43 per cent increase on last year’s performance.

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Jet-A 1 fuel cost elates aviation authority

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has welcomed the non-increment of prices on Jet A -1 fuel saying an increment would affect operational costs for the airline industry and ultimately increase the cost of doing business.


Expedite Zambia, Saudi Arabia agreements – Envoy

By FELIX NKINKE – ZANBIA and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia must put emphasis to activate the General Agreement and the Joint Committee recommendations of 2010 and implement what emanated from the meetings, says a visiting Saudi official.And Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Chembo Mbula said Zambia was happy with the progress being made towards the […]

Fire at Ministry of Finance

By FELIX NKINKE – A FIRE incident has been reported at the ministry of Finance building in Lusaka.A statement by the ministry confirmed that the incident happened between 13:20 hours and 13:35 hours yesterday, caused by an electrical spark and smoke event was observed in a room where the power distribution box (MCB) for the […]

Attend court or else, GBM warned

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE Lusaka magistrate court has warned that it will revoke bail granted to former Defence minister Geoffrey Mwamba and have him detained if he continues missing court sessions. Read more

8 died in flash floods – Veep

By JAMES KUNDA – EIGHT people died in flash floods which hit 41 of the country’s 116 districts which left a trail of destruction, Vice-President Mutale Nalumango has informed Parliament.Ms Nalumango said the floods, which started at the beginning of January, this year, had a severe impact on Southern and Central provinces and some parts […]

Judge in suicide bid?

By KELVIN MUDENDA and CHUSA SICHONE – EMBATTLED Mongu High Court Judge-In-Charge Wilfred Muma was yesterday fished out of the Zambezi River by some fishermen and journalists after he allegedly hurled himself into the river in what is suspected t...

Zambia’s debt: Veep hails Germany’s backing

By JAMES KUNDA – VICE-PRESIDENT Mutale Nalumango has hailed Germany for supporting Zambia to unlock its debt under the G-20 Common Framework.Ms Nalumango said Germany was playing a key role in the process and Zambia looked forward to that country’s influence during the debt restructuring undertaking with creditor nations ahead of the 2023 G-20 Summit. […]