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Posts published in “Day: April 11, 2023

Nyirenda wades back

By SANDRA MWILA – NEWLY-APPOINTED Zanaco interim head coach Wedson Nyirenda says he is ready for the challenge to help the bankers finish in a better position.

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Punish mealie meal saboteurs

FOR the past few weeks, the news networks and publications have been awash with all the talk about the mealie-meal shortages which seem to be worsening by the day.Also on the rise are the unfortunate incidents of smuggling of the commodity which are alarming, going by the official figures of those nabbed and the mealie […]

Mutale Mwanza: Unscripted premieres

By JOWITSALUSEKI – CONTROVERSIAL local celebrity Mutale Mwanza’s long-awaited reality television show dubbed Mutale Mwanza: Unscripted finally premiered on pay TV last Sunday.The reality show which is being aired on Zambezi Magic channel every Sunday is featuring social media influencer, TV host and entrepreneur Mutale Mwanza.The first of the 13 episodes premiered on April 9 […]

Esther Chungu launches Umwala in style

By JOWITSALUSEKI – ON Saturday night last week, the heavenly doors opened up as revelers turned up to offer support to multi-talented African gospel songbird-cum TV host Esther Chungu ,who unveiled her latest album titled ‘Umwala’ at Lusaka’s Music Club.Umwala is a 140-track album that is filled with praise and worship songs.With the spirit of […]

Chililabombwe-Kasumbalesa road project contractor moves on site

By JANE MWANSA – CHILILABOMBWE District Commissioner Precious Njekwa says AVIC International the contractor in charge of constructing the Chililabombwe-Kasumbalesa Road has moved on site.Ms Njekwa said the AVIC has delivered part of building materials in readiness to commence the works, expected to start at the end of this rainy season.Read more

Siakalima unveils boards for higher education sector

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI – EDUCATION Minister Douglas Siakalima has announced members of the councils of public universities, the Higher Education Loans and Scholarship Board and Higher Education Authority Board following Cabinet approval of the appointed members last month. Read more

Met forecasts more rainfall in five provinces

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE Zambia Meteorological Department (ZMD) says there is a 75 per cent chance of receiving cumulative rainfall exceeding 25 millimetres (mm) in various parts of the country from today up to Monday next week.

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Twins, two UCZ members drown

By MARY DINDI and JANE MWANSA – FOUR people who include a pair of twins aged three and two United Church of Zambia (UCZ) members have drowned in separate incidents.The twins of Jumbe Village in Eastern Province drowned in Msandire River yesterda...

Sinazongwe man axes neighbour to death

By KELVIN MUDENDA – A THIRTY-ONE-YEAR-OLD man of Sinazongwe District in Southern Province has been axed to death by his neighbour after he was allegedly found sleeping in his house.

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Maize supply enough to stabilise mealie-meal prices – MAZ

By JOSEPH BANDA, JANE MWANSA and MAPULANGA LIBINGA – THE Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) says the maize released by the Government is adequate stabilise the supply of mealie-meal on the Copperbelt but that smuggling remains a challenge ensuring stability.MAZ president Andrew Chintala who has distanced his members from engaging in smuggling says following the […]

Govt releases K16bn for public service delivery

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE Government says it released K16 billion to fund public service delivery in March this year, with Finance and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane calling for consistent monitoring of Budget execution by stakeholders in their sectors of interest. Read more