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Posts published in “Day: May 3, 2023

‘Increase value addition to local products’

By TELLAH HAZINJI – THE Southern African Cross Border Traders Association (SACBTA) has urged Zambian businesses especially cross border traders to escalate value addition in local raw materials to attract more exports.SACBTA secretary general Jacob Makambwe says most of the products that local businesses import are readily available in Zambia but lack a small component […]

Farmers demand ‘fair’ soya beans price

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Smallholder Farmers Association of Zambia (SFAZ) has urged the Government to come up with a fair price for soya beans in the forthcoming marketing season.

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Cooking oil prices stable – CEDORA

By TELLAH HAZINJI – THE Crushers and Edible Oil Refiners Association (CEDORA) says the stability in cooking oil prices is due to reduced cost on the international market.CEDORA director Aubrey Chibumba said the prices of cooking oil have remaine...

CEEC, banks team up for SMEs

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has partnered with specific commercial banks to offer affordable finance solutions to applicants under the empowerment fund. Read more

Make or Break for Under-17

By SANDRA MWILA – THE Zambia Under-17 coach Ian Bakala has declared war in their second Group B clash against COSAFA rivals South Africa in a game that holds the destiny of the lads in the Algeria 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.


Lusaka Golf Club reopens

By ELIAS CHIPEPOTHE pair of Dolly and Jewel Mbambara won the Course Opening Stablefold competition as the Lusaka Golf Club welcomed a field of over 200 golfers following completion of the first round of major rehabilitation works.With the golf course set to host the Zanaco Masters in a few weeks, the weekend event was good […]

Matete takes swipe at athlete’s performance

By SANDRA MWILA – SPORTING icon Samuel Matete has described the performance of Zambian athletes as disappointing and embarrassing at the ongoing 2023 Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) under-18 and under -20 Championship in Ndola. Read more

‘Media free under New Dawn’

By JAMES KUNDA – INFORMATION and Media Minister Chushi Kasanda has said the New Dawn Administration has allowed the media operate freely and set their own agenda.Ms Kasanda said in the last 20 months, there was free media to set its own agenda in its role of informing, educating and entertaining the public.

‘Curb illegal immigration’

By JAMES KUNDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has said the rise of illegal immigration has increased threats of terrorism on the African continent and called for regional strategies to stem illegal movement of people.Read more

US gives Zambia over $700m HIV grant

By FELIX NKINKE – THE United Sates government has committed about US$761 million towards Zambia’s national HIV response over the next two years.US Ambassador to Zambia Michael Gonzales said the commitment has been made through the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Read more

‘Lusambo’s wife paid over $120,000 for 3 properties’

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – A WITNESS has told the Lusaka magistrate court that former Lusaka Province Minister Bowman’s Lusambo’s wife, Nancy Natasha Manase allegedly paid more than US$120,000 for the purchase of three properties in Silvere...

2023 Budget: Govt on track, says Musokotwane

By CHUSA SICHONE – FINANCE and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane says the Government is on track in the implementation of the 2023 National Budget, with total revenues and grants collection amounting to K26.3 billion in the first quarter of this year.Read more