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Posts published in “Day: May 9, 2023

ZNFU records potato production boom

By SYLVIA MWEETWA – ZAMBIA has recorded significant growth in potato production that has led to the country achieving self sufficiency.The Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU) recorded potato production of 700tonnes between December last year a...

Professional Insurance gross premium grows to K1.2bn

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – PROFESSIONAL Insurance Corporation Zambia has grown its gross insurance premium to K1.2 billion from K15, 000 in the last 30 years. Company chief operating officer Yvonne Majata said Professional Insurance was geared to participate effectively in the country’s economy. Read more

Mukwandi nominated for African Banker of the year award

By JOWIT SALUSEKI – ZANACO Bank managing director Mukwandi Chibesakunda is this month expected to battle it out with six other nominees for the African Banker of the year award. Read more

Esther Lungu and her $400,000: More questions than answers

FROM a journalism perspective, last week was another of those eventful times of Zambia which really ought to be immortalized for posterity.Topping the charts were the Esther US$400,000 / Immunity of the former President, the home coming of President Hichilema to the University of Zambia (UNZA) Great East road Campus, the announcement of a regional […]

Bweupe challenges Sinkamba for rugby top job

By RONALD CHAWE –FORMER Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) general secretary Chileshe Bweupe will challenge incumbent president Clement Sinkamba at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) set for May 20 in Kabwe.

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Trident crowned Division One champions

By RONALD CHAWE – Trident 1-2 BladesTRIDENT coach Israel Mwanza says the team is ready to compete in the MTN Super League after being crowned FAZ National Division One champions despite losing the Week 32 match to Konkola Blades.

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‘Punish violent clubs’

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga has ordered the association’s judicial bodies to hand out stiff punishment to clubs whose fans engage in violence at stadia as such acts belong to the Stone Age. Read more

‘Don’t drop COVID guard despite WHO declaration’

By FELIX NKINKE – HEALTH Permanent Secretary George Sinyangwe has urged citizens not to drop the guard against COVID-19 despite the World Health Organisation (WHO) declaring the end of global emergency status of the virus, three years after its original declaration.

HH Scotland bound

PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema is today expected in Edinburgh where he will meet First Minister of Scotland Humza Yousaf.According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, President Hichilema is scheduled t...

Workers delight!

By CHUSA SICHONETHE Emoluments Commission and trade unions have agreed that the commission will not alter contents of approved collective agreements or interfere in the bargaining process. Read more

Copper production drops

By KENNEDY MUPESENIZAMBIA’s copper production for 2022 has dropped to 763,550.34 from 803,746.52 recorded in 2021 due to heavy rain experienced in the first quarter of the year.

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Kabwe man kills wife for twerking

By PASSY HAACHIZO – A FORTY-TWO-YEAR-OLD man of Kabwe has allegedly killed his wife over her twerking style at a bar.The dance, which is a sexually provocative and involves thrusting hip movements, did not please Hakakwale Hamunyati who allegedl...