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Posts published in “Day: March 21, 2023

Big guns jet in!

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDAZAMBIA’S big guns including the Britain-based trio jetted into the country yesterday for Thursday’s crucial 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Lesotho at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. Read more

Grow into men, Micho tells Zambia U23

From NDINAWE SIMPELWE in Cairo, Egypt – FORMER Zambia coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has told the under-23 team not to be intimidated by Egypt ahead of tomorrow’s Africa Cup first-leg qualifier in Cairo.Micho, who is in Egypt with the Uganda national team for their Africa qualifier against Tanzania, was excited to meet the Zambian players […]

‘Aussie netball draws good for us’

By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIA netball team coach Charles Zulu has described the PacificAus Sports Netball Series draws as fair.Zambia has been drawn in Pool B alongside Kenya, Tonga and Singapore at the tournament set City for Gold Coast in Queenslan...

Cyclone Freddy scuppers ZAVA’s Maputo trip

By SANDRA MWILATROPICAL cyclone Freddy may have not landed in Zambia but it already has casualties in the country with the Zambia Volleyball Association (ZAV) withdrawing from the Zone-Four beach volleyball championship in Maputo.

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Indeni ready to fire up

By CHATULA KANGALI – INDENI Energy Company Limited has commenced the processing of 77, 000 tonnes of crude oil from the Tanzania-Zambia Mafuta (TAZAMA) Oil Pipeline. Read more

BoZ explains importance of innovation in financial sector

By KETRA KALUNGA – BANK of Zambia (BoZ) Governor Denny Kalyalya says technology and innovation in the financial sector has played a major role in raising the level of financial inclusion in the country over the last five years.Dr Kalyalya said according to the FinScope 2020 survey, overall financial inclusion increased to 69.4 percent, from […]

Govt nods women SMEs’ strides in economic growth

By KETRA KALUNGA –THE Government has acknowledged the contribution of the women-led Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to the economic growth of the country and pledges full support to ensure their businesses thrive.

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Timber body salutes ‘New Dawn’ efforts in sector

By KETRA KALUNGA – ANOTHER association in the timber industry has extolled the United Party for National Development (UPND) led government for its political will to address challenges facing the sector.

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Cost of fuel to drop

By CHATULA KANGALI – Government has commissioned the US $500,000 converted Tazama pipeline, a development which is expected to trigger lower fuel privces and stabilise the supply of the commodity on the local market. Read more

ACC nabs ex-Army Secretary over $400m Gulfstream jet

By FELIX NKINKE – THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested Evaristo Sakala, a former Army secretary, at the ministry of Defence, for corrupt practices involving US$400 million for the purchase of the Gulfstream G650 Presidential Jet...

IG transfers 10 traffic cops over unauthorised checkpoints

By CHUSA SICHONE – INSPECTOR General of Police Lemmy Kajoba has transferred 10 officers from the Traffic Department to General Police Duties for failing to adhere to directives against mounting unauthorised snap checkpoints on public roads.


Direct clients to mediation before approaching courts – CJ

By CHUSA SICHONE – CHIEF Justice Mumba Malila has challenged lawyers to adise their clients to seek alternative dispute resolutions before approaching the courts.Dr Malila said some lawyers shunned court-annexed mediation becaue the fees were too low. Read more

Man (66), son in court for defiling 12-year-old girl

By SNIKE MZULAH in Siavonga – A SIXTY-THREE-YEAR-OLD man of Chirundu and his 14-year-old son, who allegedly defiled a 12-year-old girl and infected her with a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), have appeared in the Siavonga magistrates’ cou...