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Posts published in “Day: March 18, 2023

Tralard Project Deepens, Widens Lunga Waterways

[Times of Zambia] Lunga district, located in Luapula province, has long faced the challenge of using narrow and shallow water channels for transportation.

TRALARD project deepens, widens Lunga waterways

By JONAS MISELO – LUNGA district, located in Luapula province, has long faced the challenge of using narrow and shallow water channels for transportation.However, relief is on the horizon for the local population as the Transforming Landscapes for Resilience and Development Project (TRALARD) is making significant progress in deepening and widening the water channels.The project, […]

Dementia: Mental health issue for the aging

A couple of articles ago, we had an opportunity to look at some mental health issues that children experience.In our next set of articles, we will look at mental health issues the old may experience.To kick start this series, we will look at dementia, which is a term used by professionals to describe a group […]

Over 100 golfers tee off at Bonanza

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – MORE than 100 Zambian amateur golfers, most top strikers of the ball and some hackers will spend this weekend vie for honours at the Bonanza Golf Club in Lusaka competing in the Zambia Amateur Closed tournament.

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What a headache!

By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIA coach Avram Grant says it was a difficult task to choose the 27-member final squad for the Ivory Coast 2024 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) back-to-back qualifiers against Lesotho because of the stiff competition. Read more

Zambia holds Niger

By NDINAWE SIMPELWE in Niger – Niger 0-0 ZambiaZAMBIA was held to a scoreless draw away to Niger in the teams’ last preparatory match ahead of the under-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final round of qualifiers.Both teams approached the match cautiously in the first half with coach Osward Mutapa starting with his second-string side. […]

Nortec student invents solar-powered electric vehicle

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI – A power electrical student at Northern Technical College (NORTEC) in Ndola on the Copperbelt has invented a solar-powered electric vehicle.Alexander Mulenga, 25, came up with the project based on the principle of solar energy.Mulenga, who is a member and participant at the Junior Engineers Technicians and Scientists (JETS) Zambia since his […]

Overpricing mania spans many generations…

By DAVE CHIBESA – Overpricing, as the word implies, has a prefix that suggests ‘excess’ or ‘above minimum’.In this light, everyone expects the business fraternity to make some ‘modest profit’ in accordance with the dictates of investment.But a closer scrutiny of transactions reveals that one needs not be a ‘rocket scientist’ or ‘economic guru’ to […]

Dowry: No credit in death

TRADITIONALY, when a man wants to marry, certain conditions have to be met if the marriage is to be legal.One of the conditions is the need for a man who is marrying to pay insalamu.Apart from insalamu, men are required to pay what is known in some Zambian tribes as lobola – which is an […]

18 Treasury staff nabbed

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has so far arrested 18 treasury officials, which includes the Auditor General, his two deputies, a former Secretary to the Treasury and Accountant General, as part of its sweeping investigations on payments for fictitious activities and theft of public funds at the Ministry of Finance and National […]

Change work culture, HH implores public servants

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has challenged the public service workers to change their work culture and improve efficiency in the delivery of services to the people. Read more

Zambia responds to Malawi SOS

By FELIX NKINKE – ZAMBIA has donated a consignment of humanitarian aid worth about US$1 million to Malawi to help mitigate the devastating effects of cyclone Freddy which has killed over 350 people in Blantyre and other cities. Read more

Serial killer U-turns, pleads guilty to killing 11 women

By ESTHER NG’ANDU – A SUSPECTED Kitwe serial killer yesterday wept before the Kitwe High court as he pleaded guilty to killing 11 women and raping three of the victims in 2021.

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Support growth of democracy, Govt urges media

By FELIX NKINKE-INFORMATION and Media Minister Chushi Kasanda has urged the media to support the growth of the country’s democracy, which the new dawn government is championing.

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Zambian Officials Arrest Auditor General, Others On Corruption Charges

[VOA] Lusaka, Zambia -- Zambian authorities have arrested the country's auditor general and 17 others at the Ministry of Finance on charges of corruption and theft of public funds. The suspects allegedly benefited from $25 million in payments for ficti...