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Posts published in “Day: April 20, 2023

Zambia still 4th at Africa Junior Golf meet

By ELIAS CHIPEPOZAMBIA has maintained fourth place at the Africa Junior Golf Championship in Uganda after posting a score of 477 after two rounds of play at the plush Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort and Spa in Kigo.

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Swimmer Jade breaks national record

By SANDRA MWILA – SWIMMING sensation Jade Phiri has broken the 13-year-old national record after timing 1.06.06 seconds in the 100m butterfly event at the South Africa Nationals held at the weekend Read more

Chambishi fires Mujembe, hires Kabwe

By SANDRA MWILA-NEWLY appointed interim coach Danny Kabwe says he will do his best to help struggling Chambishi survive the drop with five matches left before the close of the 2022/23 MTN Super League season.

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Punishment too harsh – BUSA boss

By SANDRA MWILASUSPENDED Bauleni United Sports Academy (BUSA) general secretary Fred Kangwa says he is shocked that he has been cited and provisionally banned following the ugly scenes that engulfed the FAZ Women Super League Week 31 match against Gre...

‘No match-fixing’

By SANDRA MWILA – THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has warned clubs in the Zambian Premier League against match-fixing in a bid to surive relegation or win promotion.Association acting general secretary Iva Lengwe (right) sounded the cau...

Netballers off for Aussie series

By RONALD CHAWEZAMBIA coach Lazarus Tembo says the team is ready forthe PacificAus Sports Netball Series slated for April 23 to29.Tembo expressed happiness with the two weeks trainingprogramme as the team left for Australia last night for thecompetiti...

Apiculture sector: Time to actualise policy frame work

By PETER MALASHA – FOREST conservation and protection of natural vegetation remains the bottom line of diversification and promotion of other farming activities such as apiculture.Apiculture is one of the farming activities which were silent but slowly growing in Zambia.The apiculture industry, if enhanced to greater heights, could generate the needed foreign exchange and promote […]

Kabwe parents of cerebral palsy victims relive their ordeals

By PASSY HAACHIZO – KAPUTULA Township in Kabwe District of Central Province consists of a number of children living with cerebral palsy.Six children have so far been identified as those afflicted by the ccondition.Cerebral palsy occurs when there is damage to the developing brain and it presents as a disorder of movement or posture where […]

New Zealand, Zambia in $7.5m milk deal

By CHATULA KANGALINEW Zealand has partnered with Zambia to deliver a $7.5 million dairy project that will boost milk production in the country.Administrator of the government of New Zealand Hellen Winkelmann says the project will focus on supporting small scale dairy farmers in Zambia. Read more

Govt drafting textiles strategic plan – Mulenga

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Government is drafting a strategic plan for the development of the textiles value chain that will drive the development of the industry in Zambia.Commerce Trade, Industry minister Chipoka Mulenga said in an interview that the strategy for the value-chain development would help attract new investments in the textiles sector. Read […]

Manufacturers target US market

By TELLAH HAZINJI – THE Zambia Association of Manufacturers says it is targeting the United States (US) market for various goods produced by the members.ZAM President Ashu Sagar said there was need to create value businesses and society while opening access to markets such as the United States under the African Growth and Opportunity Act […]

‘Capitalise on increased copper prices to revive KCM, Mopani’

By KETRA KALUNGA – ZAMBIA should take advantage of the increased prices of copper on the international market and address the challenges at Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) and Mopani Copper Mine (MCM) to ramp up production.This is according to economi...

Over 140,000 firms, 90,000 individuals evading taxes using personal accounts – FIC

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) has disclosed that more than 140,000 companies and 90,000 individuals continued evading tax obligations and committing other crimes through the use of personal accounts for business transactions.According to the 2022 FIC annual report, the centre’s analysis of Currency Transaction Reports (CTRs) analysed revealed that 90, 774 […]

Nakachinda found with case to answer in HH defamation case

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE Lusaka Magistrate’s court yesterday found Patriotic Front (PF) member Raphael Nakacinda with a case to answer in a matter he is charged with defamation of the President.Lusaka Senior Magistrate, Ireen Wishimanga said in her ruling that the State had established a prima facie case against Nakacinda to warrant her to […]

6 bodies retrieved from Lake Mweru

By JANE MWANSA – SIX bodies of the 12 people who went missing in a marine accident on Lake Mweru on Tuesday morning have been retrieved.This brings the number of people who perished to eight, including the bodies of a coxswain of the vessel identified as John Kambole, 45 and that of a baby, which […]

Political parties confident of victory in local govt polls

By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI in Serenje – FOUR political parties contesting today’s Muchinda ward by-election in Serenje are proclaiming cofidence of victory in the poll.Despite the violent incidents which characterised the run up to the polls, all the ...