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Posts published in “Day: April 19, 2023

Tazama cutting cost of doing business

THE use of pipelines and their associated infrastructure is key in maintaining a stable fuel sub-sector in any economy.Not only that, the use of the pipeline helps to boost security for the country’s fuel needs in an event of an interruption through such things as the closure of borders like what happened in the recent […]

Kwacha rise: What readers say?

AS any columnist will tell you, sometimes it is difficult to ascertain whether you are writing to yourself or there are readers out there following your column.Over the last 11 years or so that I have been anchoring this column, I have learnt that local readers will seldom give feedback, unless they are personally injured […]

Yango warns against cheating, as firm awards 250 drivers

By ANDREW MULENGA – YANGO country manager Kabanda Chewe has warned that drivers who will be found cheat­ing against customers during the ride-hailing service provision will be punished.In an interview with Times of Zambia in Lusaka yesterday, Ms Chewe urged the public to report any cheating Yango drivers to the entity’s customer support offices so […]

Economic players spell out Kwacha effect on business …As it gains further

By TELLAH HAZINJI – SOME economic players have spelt out some effects of the recent appreciation of Kwacha on their businesses with the Zambia Fruits and Vegetables Association expressing delight.The Kwacha has contin­ued appreciating against major international convert­ible currencies with various bureaux and commercial banks selling and buying the greenback between K16 and K18 yesterday. […]

Indeni processes 40p.c. of crude oil into finished products

By CHATULA KANGALI – INDENI Energy Company Limited has so far processed 40 per cent of the 77, 000 tonnes of the comingled oil currently under refinery.Managing director Evans Mauta says the processing of the crude oil into finished products is progressing well and ahead of schedule. Read more

ZAM nods Trade Kings’ $80m investment

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) has commended Trade Kings Group for investing $80 million in the Big Tree Beverages plant and for its commitment to quality assurance.

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Mutapa prods U-17

By RONALD CHAWE – NAPSA Stars coach Perry Mutapa feels the Zambia Under-17 team has quality players capable of challenging for the Algeria 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and qualification to the World Cup.The AFCON will run from April 29 to May 19 and will serve as a pathway to the FIFA World Cup […]

Zambian golfers in fourth slot

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – THE Zambia boys team ended the rain-interrupted first round at the ongoing Africa Junior Golf Championship in fourth place with the Zambia Golf Union (ZGU) sure of an improved showing in the coming rounds.It was unheralded Leonard Chibwe who led the way for Zambia with a five-over-par 77, which was disappointing […]

FAZ canes BUSA

By RONALD CHAWE – Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has suspended Bauleni United Sports Academy (BUSA) general secretary Fred Kangwa and three players following a scuffle during a Week 31 FAZ Women’s Super League match against Green Eagles.


No free ride, boxers warned

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – THE Zambia Boxing Federation (ZBF) has warned senior boxers that it will not give free rides but all have to prove themselves to keep their places in the national team.Speaking in an interview after a national tournament held in Ndola at Kalewa Barracks Officers’ Mess, Chiteule said his executive would not […]

Mwali wins LPCA Open

RONALD CHAWE – INTERNATIONAL Master (IM) Chitumbo Mwali scored an impressive seven points from a possible eight to bag the first edition of the Lusaka Province Chess Association (LPCA) 2023 Rapid Open Chess tournament held at the National Instit...

Lake Mweru horror!

By JANE MWANSA and ESTHER NG’ANDU – TWO people have died, while 12 others are missing after the boat they were travelling in capsized in a heavy storm on Lake Mweru yesterday.The latest tragedy brings to 30 the number of people who have perished in water mass accidents within a month. Read more

Thousands throng offices to claim 20 percent of their contributions

By JOSEPH BANDA, KELVIN MUDENDA and KENNEDY MUPESENI – THOUSANDS of enthusiastic National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) members yesterday thronged the Authority’s offices across the country to claim 20 per cent of their pension contributions. Read more

HH extols late freedom fighter Mwiinga

PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has eulogised the late musician Austin Mwiinga popularly known as Nsabata, as a freedom fighter who used music to better the lives of people.President Hichilema said it was sad that Mr Mwiinga had not lived long enough to see what he fought for through his music. Read more

Immigration officer testifies in Kaizar Zulu’s border entry case

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – AN immigration officer has told the Lusaka Magistrate’s court that former President Edgar Lungu’s political advisor Kaizar Zulu left the country through Chirundu border between July and August 2022 but there are no records of how he came in. Read more

Two Ndola women in court for break-ins, theft

By MAPULANGA LIBINGA – TWO women of Ndola alleged to be involved in a spate of break-ins, appeared in the Ndola Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing household properties worth about K20, 000 from three houses.

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