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Posts published in “Day: May 16, 2023

‘Highlight SADC agenda successes, challenges’

By JAMES MUYANWA – INCREASED information flow can help empower and persuade citizens to actively participate in the economic integration of southern Africa, the Consumer Unit Trust Society (CUTS) Zambia has said.

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Take advantage of being interlinked – COMESA

By TELLAH HAZINJI-THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has advised Zambia to take advantage of its natural placement as an interlinked country to widen the trade market through regional integration. Read more

K13.8bn unremitted to ZRA

By KETRA KALUNGA-THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has said that about K13.8 billion has not been remitted by withholding agents of Value Added Tax (VAT) as at end of first quarter of 2023. Read more

UBA spreads to Solwezi

By JAMES KUNDA – THE United Bank for Africa (UBA) Zambia has opened a branch in Solwezi, North-Western Province, the seventh in the country since commencing its operations in the country in 2009. Read more

Airtel Africa customer base grows to 140 million …As it launches Reason to Imagine

By CHATULA KANGALI-AIRTEL Africa customer base has grown to 140.0 million representing a nine percent increase in the financial year ending March 31, this year.The company penetration of mobile data and mobile money services continued to rise, driving a 16.9 percent increase in data customers to 54.6 million and a 20.4 per cent increase in […]

Sinka mints silver

By SANDRA MWILA-ZAMBIA weightlifter Isaac Sinka has won silver at the ongoing Tunisia 2023 African Weightlifting Championship.Sinka finished second in the 55kg snatch category which had eight participants. Read more

Foreign golfers in for Zanaco Masters

By SANDRA MWILA-FOREIGN golfers have started jetting in ahead of the 2023 Zanaco Masters that tees off on Thursday at the Lusaka Golf Club.Local organising committee chairperson Roy Penney said in an interview yesterday that the foreign golfers started arriving on Monday and was expectant of staging a successful event coming from a COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Zambia is top in boxing – coach

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA –NATIONAL coach Wisdom Mudenda believes Zambia is now Africa’s top-ranked boxing country after exploits from the just-ended World Championships in Uzbekistan.

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Replica won’t matter – Nkandu

By SANDRA MWILA – SPORTS minister Elvis Nkandu says Kings of Africa, the organisers of the legends exhibition match, will soon announce the jersey to be used following concerns raised by the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ).Nkandu said the issue of the kit to be donned by the Zambia 2012 Africa cup winning team when […]

Heroes fails CAF test

By SANDRA MWILA –ZAMBIA’s biggest multi-million dollar sports Stadium, the Heroes National Stadium, has failed to meet the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) minimum requirements to host an international match.

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Buffaloes’ quest in jeopardy

By SANDRA MWILA –GREEN Buffaloes’ chances of qualifying to the next stage of the East Africa Netball Championship is in jeopardy after the army side suffered two defeats at the on-going competition in Kenya.Buffaloes yesterday narrowly lost their second game against Prisons of Kenya, who picked a slender but damaging 47-49 to leave the Zambian […]

Police corner 2 Stanbic Bank burglars

By CHUSA SICHONE-POLICE have arrested two suspected criminals who broke into Stanbic Bank in Lusaka’s Sunningdale area.Police deputy spokesperson Danny Mwale said in a statement yesterday that the two suspects were apprehended by Pre-Secure Rapid Resp...

2 missing bodies found floating on Kabompo River

By ESTHER NG’ANDU –THE bodies of a mother and her 13-year-old daughter of Manyinga District who went missing last week after the duo went fishing in the Kabompo River have been discovered floating on the edges of the river with multiple cuts and ripped stomachs in what is suspected to be a crocodile attack. Read […]

Col testifies in Tayali mutiny case

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE –A ZAMBIA Army officer has told a Lusaka Magistrate’s Court that Economic and Equity Party (EEP) president Chilufya Tayali allegedly attempted to entice staff serving in the defence force from their duty and allegia...

Lubinda arrested

By CHUSA SICHONE-PATRIOTIC Front vice-president Given Lubinda yesterday spent part of his 60th birthday behind bars after police charged and arrested him for failure to appear before the National Assembly of Zambia’s Committee on Privileges and Absences. Read more

It’s all lies, says NAPSA boss

By SHARON KALIMBULA –The National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) has dismissed reports alleging that it has halted payment of pre-retirement lumpsum benefits because it has allegedly run out of funds.In a statement yesterday, NAPSA Director General Muyangwa Muyangwa, said the authority had sufficient liquidity to meet all its pre-retirement lumpsum benefits payments. Read more