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Posts published in “Day: April 10, 2023

How emotional abuse silences women

REPORTS of gender-based violence (GBV) have continued to be a source of concern looking at the number of cases reported by the Zambia Police.Research shows that more than a third of all women and girls in Zambia have experienced physical violence in their lives, and 17 per cent of them have experienced sexual violence.Sadly, in […]

Proflight resumes Lusak-Durban flights

By CHATULA KANGALI – PROFLIGHT Zambia has resumed direct flights on its Lusaka- Durban route.Durban becomes the second international destination into South Africa serviced by Proflight Zambia.The airline will operate flights on Thursdays and...

Expert lauds IMF Staff Level Agreement

By CHATULA KANGALITHE Staff Level Agreement (SLA) reached between Zambia and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) signifies key developmental patterns that the country has taken in ensuring stability, social economist Kelvin Chisanga has observed. Read more

‘Transporting fuel via Tazama will stabilise economy’

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Oil Marketing Companies Association of Zambia (OMCAZ) says the move by the Government to transport petroleum products using the Tazama pipeline would stabilise the economy.OMCAZ president Kafula Mubanga said in an interview that the move was directly benefiting the economy because it would reduce the fuel price and the high […]

Kwacha posts further gains against dollar

By JAMES MUYANWA – THE Zambian Kwacha posted a week of appreciation against the United States (US) dollar and other major convertible currencies.It continued on gaining streak on which it embarked on March 31, 2021, the day US Vice-president, Kamala Harris, arrived in the country and closed the week ended April 6 the strongest. Read […]

MTN, Easy Cart launch e-commerce platform

By CHATULA KANGALI – MTN Zambia in partnership with a local company, Easy Cart Zambia Limited, has launched an Electronic (e) Commerce trading platform to promote the growth of the digital economy.The online trading platform will enable companies and entrepreneurs to sell and customers to buy various products ranging from fashion, food, gardening and sports […]

Top 5 possible – Mulenga

By RONALD CHAWE – ZAMBIA’S Fide Master (FM) Prince Mulenga says finishing in the top five at the ongoing 2023 Kenya Open Chess Tournament in Nairobi remains a huge possibility.In an interview yesterday, Mulenga said though the race was tough, he was in good shape to finish well. Read more

‘Powerhouse’ lead despite defeat

By RONALD CHAWE – Arrows 12-9 Lusaka‘AIR-Wolves’ Red Arrows coach Mwamba Chishimba says the team needs to up the game if they are to retain the National Rugby League (NRL) title.This was after his team, the overwhelming favourites to take a 10th straight league title, struggled to take this slender win off town rivals ‘Powerhouse’ […]

MUZA in Absa final…face Forest

By KALUMIANA KALUMIANA At Arthur Davis Stadium –MUZA 1-0 TridentMAESTRO United Zambia (MUZA) coach Lameck Banda has praised his charges for rising to the occasion after reaching their debut Absa Cup final following a hard-fought win over 10- man...

Kasanda calls for Govt, church partnership

INFORMATION and Media Minister, Chushi Kasanda has called on the church to partner with Government in delivering development to people in the country.Ms Kasanda, who is also Chief government spokesperson, said the church and Government were working to serve the same people hence the need for the two to work in partnership. Read more

M’membe arrested for assault, unlawful discharging of fire arm

By CHUSA SICHONE – POLICE in Serenje District have arrested Socialist Party (SP) president Fred M’membe for unlawful discharge of a firearm and assaulting nine people believed to belong to the United Party for National Development (UPND).Police deputy public relations officer Danny Mwale said in a statement yesterday that Dr M’membe, 64, of Rhodes Park […]

Smugglers warned

By ESTHER NG’ANDU,KENNEDY MUPESENI and MUSONDA MANGILASHI – THIRTY thousand bags of mealie-meal and 52 motor vehicles have so far been seized in different locations during the ongoing crack down on smuggling on the Copperbelt.Copperbelt Minister Elisha Matambo in an interview yesterday said that security agencies in the province were determined to ‘root out’ illegal […]

Step aside from politics, Kavindele advises Lungu

By GEORGE SINKALA – FORMER Vice- President Enock Kavindele says it’s high time former president Edgar Chagwa Lungu considered becoming a statesman and retire from active politics if he is to gain more respect and have access to his benefits....

Isoka Police impound mukula-laden truck

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI – POLICE in Isoka district have impounded a Tanzanian truck laden with Mukula logs at Tuta village on the Great North road in Chief Kafwimbi’s area.Muchinga police deputy commanding officer Ronald Zambo said police found a Tanzanian truck and trailer parked while laden with Mukula logs after a tip off from members […]

Musokotwane leads Zambian delegation at IMF, World Bank meetings

By CHUSA SICHONE – A HIGH-level Zambian delegation led by Finance and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane is in Washington DC, for the 2023 spring meetings including meeting Zambia’s official creditors.Dr Musokotwane said the 2023 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group were important in Zambia’s debt restructuring journey, and […]