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Posts published in “Day: March 15, 2023

Mazabuka Golf Club wins quadrangular championship

By JIM FIKOLOMA – MAZABUKA Golf Club over the weekend rolled up its sleeves and sounded the national quadrangular championship battle cry after dispatching Southern rivals Choma with relative ease.

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Egypt is like any other team –Mutapa

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – ZAMBIA Under-23 coach Osward Mutapa says Egypt is like any other team and fans have no reason to worry about his side’s prospects in the last qualifying round for the Morocco 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).Speaking in an interview yesterday ahead of today’s departure, Mutapa said his team was mentally […]

Grant challenges:‘Show me your quality’

By ELIAS CHIPEPOZAMBIA coach Avram Grant has challenged the players to prove their worth and represent the country well ahead of the Ivory Coast 2024 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) uninterrupted fixtures against Lesotho next week. Read more

Sichone, Phiri back on technical bench

By ELIAS CHIPEPO – FORMER Chipolopolo players Sichone and Davies Phiri have been included in Avram Grant technical bench that also has former West Ham and Partizan Belgrade assistant coach Marko Barbul.

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It’s regrettable – Kambimbi

By SANDRA MWILA – STILL coming to terms with the embarrassing elimination from the 2022/23 Absa Cup, the Red Arrows top brass says it regrets the quarterfinal performance of the airmen following the 2-0 loss to Maestro United Zambia (MZUA).


Align your business to customer needs

Perhaps the most frustrating time in any business is when your products and services are not selling.When your turnaround time becomes unnecessarily long it affects your liquidity.To make matters worse if you are dealing in foreign trade and the exchange rate is unstable like the current situation in Zambia, it becomes apparent that your business […]

Zimbabwe, Zambia to Sign Ecosystems Deal

[The Herald] Zimbabwe and Zambia are set to conclude an agreement which is expected to foster transnational cooperation in ecosystems management through the establishment, development and management of the Lower Zambezi Mana Pools Transfrontier Conserv...

Debt restructuring: Is Zambia victim of China-US showdown?

There is an African saying which goes like, ‘when [two] elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers.’Indeed, when two powerful forces are at loggerheads, the effects may be on the innocent and uninvolved ones either directly or indirectly.Could this be the case for Zambia’s debt restructuring exercise with the official external creditors which has […]

Agro produce markets yearning for quality

AN agriculture export-oriented sector is critical in the country’s effort to achieve economic growth and development.Agriculture plays an important role in ensuring food security and creating jobs and source of livelihood.In Zambia, the sector consists of small scale or subsistent, medium scale and large scale or commercial farmers.The sector employs nearly 70 per cent of […]

Kasumbalesa border: Are bottlenecks ending soon?

THERE is no doubt that Kasumbalesa border post is a major regional and international export facilitation centre that has remained critical in promoting trade regional blocks.However, the slow pace at which trucks carrying cargo to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are cleared leaves much to be desired.Two weeks ago, over 2,000 trucks destined for […]

COMESA suspends Mauritius decision

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Mauritian government’s decision to grant a subsidy to the Mauritius State Trading Corporation (STC) has been suspended by the Appellate Division of the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA) Court of Justice (...

‘Invest in hospitality industry’

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Government has urged Zambians to invest in the hospitality industry to boost the tourism sector exchange and help grow the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) which currently stands at about $25 billion.Tourism Permanent Secretary Evans Mubanga said Zambians should get involved in growing the tourism sector by building luxury lodges […]

Embrace new technology, women in construction told

By KETRA KALUNGA – A contractor Maggy Musonda of NM construction company has urged women in the construction sector to embrace new technologies to be efficient and deliver quality.Ms Musonda who has been a contractor in building and roads for over 24 years said women should embrace new technologies to stay in the business. Read […]

Kakubo holds talks with King Charles III

By FELIX NKINKE – Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Stanley Kakubo has held talks with King Charles III of the United Kingdom at Buckingham Palace.Mr Kakubo also held talks with his UK counterpart, the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs James Spencer Cleverly. Read more

‘ECL’s antics may cost him dearly’

By JOSEPH BANDA – MOVEMENT for National Transformation (MNT) president Daniel Shimunza has said that former president Edgar Lungu risks losing the status of statesman or father of the nation because of his deceptive comeback acts and innuend...

‘No gays here’

By KENNEDY MUPESENI and MAYA NTANDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has maintained that his strong Christian and moral background does not allow him to support the lesbian and gay culture, maintaining that the country will continue to be a Christian nation. Read more

$100m Mimbula Mine project launched

By MAYA NTANDA and KENNEDY MUPESENI – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema yesterday launched the US$ 100 million Mimbula Mine expansion project that is forecast to increase annual copper output from 10,000 tonnes to 56,000 tonnes.

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