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Posts published in “Day: April 28, 2023

Honouring fallen heroes!

THE Day, April 28, will forever remain an important date in the history of Zambia, especially in the sports fraternity.This dark day will always be remembered as when Zambia lost the cream of the national team.Thirty years ago today but memories remain fresh for the gallant Zambia football team players and officials that perished off […]

A golfer, a tree for KK

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – THE Zambian golf fraternity will today be out on the course in the KK Golf Day at their various golf clubs with each player expected to plant a tree after the game in honour of Zambia First President Kenneth Kaunda.The Zambia Golf Union (ZGU) said yesterday that all clubs around the […]

Athletes’ lives to change – Mushipi

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – NATIONAL junior athletics team coach Sydney Mushipi says the lives of the Zambian athletes who will be part of the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) junior championships will never be the same again. Read more

It’s Gabon disaster, KK Day

By SANDRA MWILA – TODAY marks 30 years since that eerie morning when news broke out that the plane carrying the highly-talented national football team had crashed into the Atlantic Ocean and all 30 people on board were feared dead.And to mark 30 years of the crash that killed 30 of the country’s finest footballers, […]

PF submitted incomplete list to registrar – Kawana

By FELIX NKINKE – INFORMATION and Media Ministry Spokesperson and Director Thabo Kawana has disclosed that the list the Patriotic Front (PF) took to the Registrar of Societies after their April 2021 party convention was incomplete as some documents were not submitted Read more

‘Reflect on KK’s life, contributions’

By TINKERBELL MWILA, JOSEPH BANDA and MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI – THE Government has declared today, April 28, as a public holiday to commemorate Kenneth Kaunda Day with a call on all the citizens to reflect on the life and immense contributions that the late founding father made. Read more

Govt expects fertiliser price reduction

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Government anticipates a reduction in local fertiliser prices as the country begins to enhance its local production capacity for the commodity.President Hichilema said the sufficient local production of fertiliser was also key in improving farmers’ access to the commodity and result in high crop yields to satisfy both the local […]

Soldiers nab colleagues for abetting mealie meal smuggling

By TINKERBEL MWILA – POLICE have arrested five people, who were allegedly smuggling mealie-meal into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), under the protection of four armed soldiers.However, by Press time, formalities to have the soldiers handed over to the police had not been concluded. Read more

Debt restructuring: HH upbeat

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema is optimistic that an agreement on restructuring Zambia’s debt might be reached soon at the on-going Official Creditor Committee (OCC) Meeting.He said Government was represented by Finance and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane and Secretary to the Treasury Felix Nkulukusa. Read more

HH blasts ministers

By CHUSA SICHONE -Hakainde Hichilema is incensed with the lackluster performance of some ministers and permanent secretaries (PSs) and has warned that he will continue removing them from office if their attitude to work does not improve. Read more