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Posts published in “Day: May 19, 2023

Yellow card scheme cheers truck drivers

By TELLAH HAZINJI-TRUCK drivers at the Chirundu One Stop Border Post have commended the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Yellow Card Insurance Scheme which provides for one insurance policy for all COMESA countries

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Hichilema’s Press Conference Expectations

[Times of Zambia] ON Thursday, April 27, 2023, exactly 21 days to the day, President Hakainde Hichilema publicly castigated some of his ministers and other senior Government officials for the sloppy execution of duties; he asked them to catalogue their...

City market stands yawning

By ANDREW MULENGA-MOST stands at the Lusaka City Market have remained empty even after the Lusaka City Council (LCC) issued out 2, 403 tenancy agreements to marketeers.Nearly 2, 000 marketeers who owned the stands at the markets before it was gutted in 2017 have not reclaimed the stands. Read more

Illegal manganese miners encroach Luena Farm Bloc

By CHATULA KANGALI –ILLEGAL manganese miners have reportedly encroached the Luena Farm Block in Kawambwa District.Kawambwa district commissioner Godfrey Chilambwe confirmed the illegal mining of manganese in the farm block when he conducted a jo...

BoZ upbeat over policy measures

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) says the current economic and monetary policy measures are working effectively.BoZ Governor Denny Kalyalya says because of the good policies the economy has remained buoyant amid a myriad of external challenges like delays in debt restructuring, the Russia- Ukraine war and others. Read more

Well done Sinkamba, ZRU!

THE massive US$ 3million deal announced by the Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) on Tuesday is the greatest news that has happened in the fraternity for a long time.This deal should be good news to the club that have for a long time longed for such kind of support in the league as well as the […]

Chabota’s Arnold Classic pledge

By RONALD CHAWE –REIGNING Mr Zambia Nelson Chabota has promised to fly flying the country’s flag high at the 2023 International Arnold Classic competition which starts in Johannesburg today.The Arnold Classic championships would run for three da...

Leak Govt secrets at own peril, Kangwa warns permsecs

By JOSEPH BANDA-SECRETARY to the Cabinet Patrick Kangwa has warned permanent secretaries against leaking Government information and plans to unauthorised persons because it embarrassed the Government. Read more

Tazama mends raptured pipe

By JOSEPH BANDA-TAZAMA workers in Tanzania have fully repaired the pipeline which was damaged ear­lier in the week, Energy Minister Peter Kapala has said.Mr Kapala said full repair works of the pipeline were done on Wednesday afternoon and normal ...

Lusaka-Ndola road: RDA launches sensitisation

By FELIX NKINKE-THE Road Development Agency (RDA) has launched a sensitisation programme involving local people within the US$500 million Lusaka – Ndola dual carriage way corridor on the aspect of road reserve and the civil works that commence not later than July this year. Read more

Zambia food secure, assures minister

By SHARON KALIMBULA-THE prelimi­nary 2022/2023 crop forecast survey has shown an increase in maize production of about 600,000 tonnes despite challenges such as floods and drought this season. Read more

ECL falsehoods upset Hichilema

By KETRA KALUNGA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema is upset with the persistent falsehoods that he is ill-treating former president Edgar Lungu as he revealed that he was in communication with him.Mr Hichilema said he had never harassed Mr Lungu and his family was surprised by persistent reports linking him to the legal issues facing the former president […]

Kapiri Girls Tech School shut, 10 pupils nabbed

By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI in Kapiri Mposhi – THE Government has with immediate effect closed Kapiri Girls Technical Secondary School indefinitely as police detained 10 learners in connection with the suspicious fires that destroyed two dormitories early this week Read more