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Posts published in “Day: May 17, 2023

Zambian businessman shot dead in SA

By Tinkerbel Mwila – A ZAMBIAN business executive has been shot dead by unknown people in Central Johannesburg, South Africa.Both Zambia High Commission in South Africa and Zambia Association in South Africa (ZASA) confirmed the shooting in separate statements. Read more

How Do LGBTQ Zambians Deal With Bigotry?

[DW] LGBTQ Africans are facing more challenges across the continent. DW speaks with queer Zambians and activists about how they navigate identity in a country that denies them human rights and protection from discrimination.

ZDA, Invest Africa sign deal to boost FDI

By CHATULA KANGALITHE Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) and Invest Africa (IA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at boosting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Zambia. Read more

Zambia Airways to fly into Jo’burg on June 1

By CHATULA KANGALI-ZAMBIA Airways is expected to start operating its new direct flights from Lusaka to Johannesburg on June 1 this year.The new service will provide passengers with a convenient and reliable way to travel between the two cities.According to a statement issued by Zambia Airways, the new flight to Johannesburg would offer both business […]

Indeni processing high sulphur diesel orders

By CHATULA KANGALI-INDENI Energy Company Limited has started processing orders for high sulfur diesel processed from the crude oil in the pipeline.Indeni managing director Evans Mauta said in an interview that about five companies had expressed interest to purchase the high sulfur diesel from the company. Read more

Africa 50, MTN partner on fibre optic cable

By MAYA NTANDA – AFRICA 50 and MTN Group have signed a partnership to develop project East2West, a terrestrial fibre optic cable network connecting the eastern shores of Africa to those on the continent’s west.The partnership with Bayobab, wholly owned by MTN Group, will invest up to US$320 million connecting ten African countries over the […]

MUZA, Forest shift focus to Absa

By SANDRA MWILA-MAESTRO United Zambia (MUZA) coach Lameck Banda says his side is determined to win the Absa Cup this weekend to cap what has been an exciting week after clinching the CAF Confederation Cup slot.

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Mapepa makes provisional team

By SANDRA MWILASTRIKER Xiomara Mapepa has made it into Bruce Mwape’s 35-member Zambia women’s provisional team for the FIFA 2023 World Cup to be co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia in July.Mapepa, the back-to-back FAZ National Women’s League top-scorer, left the coach with no choice but to include her in his squad even after she […]

No Kopa, No Nike

By SANDRA MWILA-KINGS of Africa director projects Tichaona Mawoni says Zambia 2012 Africa Cup winning squad will use neither the Nike nor the Kopa jersey to avoid infringing on any intellectual property rights.

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ZRU in mega deal …union lands $3 sponsorship pact

By Ronald Chawe –

TESLA Finance Development Corporation Limited has unveiled a US$ 3 million (about K55 million) sponsorship package to the Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU).

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3 Army officers testify against Tayali

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE-THREE Zambia Army soldiers have told court that a Facebook post by Economic and Equity Party leader, Chilufya Tayali on United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operations caused disorder on a WhatsApp group of 270 Army personnel and...

Sexual predators’ days numbered – Mwiimbu

By CHUSA SICHONE-PERPETRATORS of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) will no longer get away with their crimes following the installation of a forensic Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) laboratory at Levy Mwanawasa Teaching Hospital.Home Affairs and Internal Security Minister Jack Mwiimbu said after officially launching the country’s first-ever K11 million-worth Laboratory that the days of perpetrators of […]

Top Zambian general to lead UN’s CAR mission

By FELIX NKINKE-THE United Nations has appointed Major General Humphrey Nyone as the Force Commander of the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). UN Secretary-General António Guterres said the Zam...

New Dawn winning graft fight – Kawana

By SHARON KALIMBULA-THE Ministry of Information and Media director spokesperson Thabo Kawana has charged that Government is wining the fight against corruption contrary to assertions by opposition political parties. Read more

‘PF’s reign of terror’

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE-FORMER Lusaka City Council (LCC) Town Clerk Alex Mwansa has told the Lusaka Magistrate’s court that Patriotic Front (PF) branches in markets and bus stations were more powerful than the police.

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Share African story, HH implores PR practitioners

By JAMES KUNDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has implored the public relations practitioners in Africa to share the continent’s developmental story with the rest of the world. Read more

Mysterious fires send Kapiri pupils into panic

By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI-FEAR has gripped about 575 pupils at Kapiri Girls’ Technical Secondary School who want to go back to their homes following the alleged mysterious fires that have left two dormitories destroyed and personal belonging for 55 learners at the school burnt. Read more

JIT search ex-Mines minister’s house

By ESTHER NG’ANDU – FORMER Mines minister and Chililabombwe member of Parliament Richard Musukwa says a joint investigation team of Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) and Zambia Police Service yesterday conducted a search at his residence in Chililabombwe and was not sure what the search was about. Read more