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Posts published in “Day: April 6, 2023

Kaloustian ready to prove self

By SANDRA MWILA – WITH all the talk surrounding her call up to the national team, striker Inonge Kaloustian says she is ready to work hard and prove herself to the Zambian fans.Kaloustian said in an interview with FAZ media yesterday that she was ready to perform to the best of her abilities and make […]

GSB Cup prize money increased

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – FOR the second time within a month, Gal Sports Betting (GSB) Zambia has increased its sponsorship funds to the GSB Copperbelt Cup whose final will be played this monthend.According to FAZ Copperbelt general secretary Nelly Miamba, the increase came about after the sponsors got overwhelmed by the organisation, public interest and […]

Kilambe praises Chipolopolo

By Kalumiana Kalumiana – EX-ZAMBIA striker Rotson Kilambe has praised Chipolopolo for equalling his team’s 2000 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers benchmark and is backing them to set a new record.

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Flu hits Power ahead of Absa tie

By SANDRA MWILA – POWER Dynamos preparations for this weekend’s Absa Cup semi-final match against Forest Rangers at Arthur Davies Stadium have hit a setback as players and members of the technical bench have been hit by flu.

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Chess wizards start Kenya title chase

By RONALD CHAWE – THE Chess Federation of Zambia (CFZ) is confident of a strong performance from the players set to compete at the 2023 Kenya Open that gets underway today at Sarit Centre in Nairobi.About 10 Zambian players will contest for top honours in an Open Section where the prize bag is over US$42,000 […]

Easter-mania: Livingstone fully booked!

By KELVIN MUDENDA – ALL major hotels and lodges in the tourist capital are fully booked ahead of the Easter Holiday.Domestic flights and intercity buses into Livingstone are also fully booked during the same period.A check by Times of Zambia at most hotels revealed that out of about 3,658 bed spaces, 3,550 were already taken […]

Agro leasing firm supporting 1,000 farmers

By KETRA KALUNGA – AN Agricultural Leasing Company (AgLeaseCo) has over the past five years supported more than 1, 000 farmers with mechanisation farming to promote farming as a business and ensure national food security.

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Zambia to host Institutional Investors’ Forum

By CHATULA KANGALI – ZAMBIA is this month expected to host the Institutional Investors Forum 2023 that aims to harness alternative Investment to driver economic recovery.The forum is scheduled for the April 26 and 27 at Ciela Resort and Spa in L...

Kawambwa Tea out-growers’ body targets 40 hectares of tea

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Kawambwa Tea Out-grower Association is this farming season targeting to plant 40 hectares of tea fields in the district.Association president Wiza Sindazi says the 40 hectares are targeted for the 2023/24 farming season.Mr Sindazi said the out-grower association was recruiting and encouraging more farmers to venture into tea production. Read […]

Illegal fuel vending continues to cause headaches

ILLEGAL fuel vending has continued to be rampant countrywide especially along major highways.While the trade has created job opportunities for many people, especially the youth, the manner in which fuel is stored poses a great risk to traders, their families and people in communities.On February 25, 2023, several people escaped with multiple injuries in Lusaka […]

Zambia needs structured financial solutions to spur SMEs

By CHUSA SICHONE – FINANCE and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane says Zambia needs structured financial solutions to stimulate the growth of the country’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and local businesses.Dr Musokotwane said the Government was aware of the challenges that local businesses and entrepreneurs were facing in accessing finance to grow their businesses. […]

Luangwa River boat accident: Survivor found

By CHUSA SICHONE – A SURVIVIOR in the marine accident which claimed eight people on the Luangwa River has been found in Mozambique near the Indian Ocean.Police deputy public relations officer Danny Mwale identified the lucky man as Harrison Ngoma of Luangwa High School. Mr Ngoma was discovered four days after the accident occured Read […]

500 couples in civil service reunited

By TINKERBEL MWILA – FOLLOWING the directive by President Hakainde Hichilema to reunite married couples in the civil service, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) has announced that it has managed to reconnect more than 500 couples.

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Mozambique to resume power supply to Zambia

THE Mozambican government has announced plans to resume the supply of energy to Zambia.Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi said the planned resumption follows upgrades in energy infrastructure of that country. Read more

China, US agree to help Zambia out of debt trap

By JAMES KUNDA –CHINA and the United States (US) have agreed to partner in an effort to help Zambia resolve the debt issue and support President Hakainde Hichilema’s economic agenda. Read more