Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts published in “Day: April 5, 2023

Controversy Surrounds Highway Project

[DW] The contract to rebuild the Lusaka-Ndola road has been awarded to a Chinese consortium. However, the announcement that two Zambian pension funds would finance the multimillion-dollar project has raised eyebrows.

Wondering what to do after loss of employment!

MANY people have lost jobs through retirement, redundancy, termination, non-renewal of contract and have wondered what to do after that especially those who have spent their entire lives working without having a side hustle.Just know that it is not the end of the world but a beginning of a new dawn.When this happens, go back […]

Tax amnesty extension: Breather for businesses

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE extension of a tax amnesty on interest and penalties by the Government after it elapsed on March 31, 2023 is a major ‘breather’ for the businesses struggling with cash flow.Finance and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane last week announced the extension of the tax amnesty by three months following the […]

Gender gap in mining value chain calls for paradigm shift

A ROBUST mining local content with women-inclined approach and policies are critical in increasing benefits from the country’s mineral beneficiation.The Association of Mine Suppliers and Contractors (AMSC), the Government and other stakeholders are concerned over the low participation by local suppliers, especially women in the mining value chain.Available data indicates that of the more than […]

Railway sector investment key to economic growth

A STRONG railway system is critical in creating an effective transport sector which can lead to lower cost of doing business and facilitating economic development in the country. There is no doubt that effective railway transport systems are important to the economy of the country as they help in the transportation of bulk goods with […]

Golfers to enter camp after players end-of-term tests

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – TEAM-ZAMBIA will next Tuesday enter camp in readiness for the Africa Junior Golf championship in Uganda at which they are expected to finish near the medal brackets

Read more

‘We need to go there (World Cup) and compete favourably’ s players

By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIA women’s team coach Bruce Mwape says the standards at the World Cup require players with a strong mentality.Mwape says his technical bench wants to ensure that the Copper Queens go for the World Cup with the needed mental...

U-20 ruggers draw Namibia

By RONALD CHAWEZAMBIA Under-20 rugby coach Reuben Mkandawire predicts a tough knock out match against Namibia at the 2023 Rugby Africa Barthes Trophy slated for Kenya later this month.This year’s competition returns to Nairobi for a fourth time when t...

Seven drown in Luangwa River

By CHUSA SICHONE – SEVEN people have drowned in the Luangwa River after the boat they were in capsized, barely a week after 14 Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church youths died in a similar manner on Lake Bangweulu in Luapula Province.

Read more

Munir Zulu charged, arrested

By FELIX NKINKE – LUMEZI Independent Member of Parliament Munir Zulu has been formally charged and arrested by police in Lusaka.Mr Zulu, 35, has been charged for expressing or showing hatred, ridicule or contempt for persons because of race, tri...

Kwacha gains against dollar

By JAMES MUYANWA and KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Zambian Kwacha seems to be on a rampage regaining some value since last Friday and was yesterday hovering slightly below K20 per United States (US) dollar at some commercial banks.

Read more