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Posts published in “Day: March 27, 2023

U-23 eliminated

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – Zambia 0-0 Egypt(Agg 0-2)ZAMBIA coach Osward Mutapa was left a disappointed man after watching his troops fail to overhaul a two-goal deficit to eventually miss out on a spot at the under-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to...

Arrows pierce Eagles

By RONALD CHAWE – Arrows 26 -3 EaglesCHAMPIONS Red Arrows began their chase for a 10th straight National Rugby League (NRL) title by thumping Green Eagles to send a warning to other teams that they mean business this season.Team manager Goodhope Mwewa says the team will this season not compromise but retain the title as […]

‘Job not yet finished’

By SANDRA MWILA In Johannesburg – Lesotho 0-2 ZambiaZAMBIA coach Avram Grant has lauded his player’s resilience after beating Lesotho to reclaim leadership of Group H and brighten chances of qualifying for the Ivory Coast 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Read more

ZGU secures tournament sponsorships

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – THE Zambia Golf Union (ZGU) says all the 25 Club Open tournaments in the country will this year be fully sponsored.ZGU president Greg Lubesha said yesterday that in living with the campaign promises, the union had managed to lure the corporate world to the sport and some had agreed to be […]

Alleviating maternal mortality in Zambia

‘YOUR Reproductive health Matters’ is back. Your weekly column that delves into the challenges that Zambia is still facing in the provision of primary healthcare owing to various factors that include health financing, infrastructure, health personnel, traditional and cultural beliefs, and legal barriers, among others.This column will highlight success stories as well as areas that […]

Free education policy in perspective

By NATASHA MUSUNSE – THE free education policy holds promise for a great future, a promise that seems to have been bestowed on the Zambian people by the United Party for National Development government.With this policy in place, Zambia has joined other countries in addressing the common obstacle to access to education.This is yet another […]

UPND strategies to rebuild the economy

IN the run up to the 2021 general elections in which the United Party for National Development (UPND) emerged victorious, beating the Patriotic Front (PF) by over one million votes, the vanquished PF were reminded time and again about the manner they were mismananging the economy.Here we go back in the archives and bring to […]

Maturity vital for healthy relationships among couples

WE’VE tried being counseled a number of times but my husband’s drinking and his interactions with some of his mates has seen no change. This is one of the interesting questions that came into my email box and I thought it would be important to share something on maturity in relationships.Have you ever dealt with […]

IZB declares K40m dividend

By JAMES KUNDAINDO-Zambia Bank (IZB) has presented a K40-million dividend to the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). IZB board chairperson Michael Gondwe says the bank, in the 2022 financial year, exhibited a strong performance buoyed by innovation, customer-centric culture, investments in digital infrastructure and emphasis on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and retail banking, which resulted […]

ZRA receives over 7,000 amnesty applications

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) received nearly 8,000 applications under the tax amnesty exercise as of last Wednesday, ahead of the expiry this week.The tax amnesty exercise was meant to help businesses and individuals deal with the impact of Covid-19 pandemic by scraping all penalties and interest accrued on tax defaults […]

BoZ nods Access Bank’s acquisition of Atlas Mara

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has approved Access Bank Zambia Limited’s acquisition of the African Bank Corporation Limited trading as Atlas Mara Bank and the merger of the two entities.This is according to a statement issued by BoZ assistant director-communications Besnart Mwanza the acquisition and merger are effective March, 23 this […]

COMESA, Zim to construct Chirundu market

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has signed a €920 544 sub-delegation agreement with Zimbabwe to construct a cross-border market at Chirundu border post between Zambia and that country.The provision of the market infrastructure is expected to boost formal small-scale cross-border trade flows between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Read […]

Govt deploys mining compliance team to N/Western

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI – GREEN Economy and Environment Minister Collins Nzovu has said that a team from the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) has been dispatched to North Western province where mining exploration activities are taking...

Dumped baby dies

By JANE MWANSA – THE unidentified baby, who was dumped in a 10 litre bucket at the entrance of the White Fathers Parish in Kasama on Tuesday died at Kasama General Hospital were she was admitted.Northern Province Commanding Officer Gloria Mu...

‘Embrace diversified energy mix’

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Government has implored citizens to embrace a diversified energy mix as part of initiatives to protect the environment.Energy Minister Peter Kapala said the use of clean energy for domestic chores such as cooking would reduce chances on environmental degradation as deforestation for charcoal production would be curtailed. Read more

Ex-NDC SG joins UPND

By ESTHER NG’ANDU – FORMER National Democratic Congress (NDC) party secretary general Charles Kabwita has defected to the United Party for National Development (UPND) citing good policies and vision by President Hakainde Hichilema.Last week, Mr Kabwita resigned from his party on claims that he had failed to work with Saboi Imboela’s current leadership. Read more

Veep rallies support for women

VICE-PRESIDENT Mutale Nalumango says government recognises the importance of human capital in the growth and development of the country. Ms Nalumango said government could only achieve its development aspirations, through an active and effective human capital base. Read more

Police clamp down on mealie-meal smugglers

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI – RAMPANT smuggling of mealie-meal into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has continued on the Copperbelt with police seizing close to 1,000 bags at the weekend.And authorities in the province have formed an anti-meali...

Hichilema thanks Zambians for restoring family values

PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has thanked Zambians for restoring family values.President Hichilema called on all Zambians to cherish and build families as a strong basis for development.President Hichilema said families had a significant role to play in raising leaders that have the interests of the people at heart. Read more