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Posts published in “Day: May 23, 2023

A little food for thought

JUST giving you some food for thought. Last week, the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) made one of the most important announcements of the year when it informed the nation and maize growers in particular that it had set the purchase price of a K50 kg bag of mealie meal at K280 from K180. Unprecedented!The agency […]

Let’s fill-up Levy Stadium – AK

By RONALD CHAWE-FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga says the Chipolopolo’s qualification to the Ivory Coast 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) is attainable next month provided stakeholders play their part. Read more

Sports tourism key – Kalu

By SANDRA MWILA –FOOTBALL icon Kalusha Bwalya says Thurs­day’s match provides a great opportunity to market Zambia to the outside world. Kalusha, who will be coaching the 2012 Africa Cup winning team against the Barcelona Legends in an exhibition match at Heroes Stadium, said the match would mark an important moment in Zambia’s history. Read […]

FQM pays K20bn in taxes, royalties

By CHATULA KANGALIFIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) has paid a record K 20.4 billion in taxes and royalties to the Government in the year 2021. Read more

ZRA launches Tax-On-Phone payment system

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has launched the enhanced Tax-On-Phone Payment Module for domestic and customs taxes to make it easier for the taxpayers to perform their tax obligations. Read more

761 exhibitors for ZITF

By CHATULA KANGALI –THE Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) has this year received an overwhelming participation with 761 exhibitors confirming to take part in the event.This year’s trade fair is expected to take place from June 28 to July 4 ...

Kitwe cops raid ‘jenkem factory’

By SYLVIA MWEETWA-POLICE, Kitwe City Council and Drug Enforcement (DEC) have raided a house in Nkana East Township and confiscated chemicals used to make jenkem popularly used by street kids.Jenkem is a popular illegal substance commonly used by stree...

‘Findlay couldn’t explain passports issue’

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE –AN IMMIGRATION officer has told the Lusaka Magistrate’s court that Lusaka business executive Harry Findlay failed to explain how he obtained more than one passport.

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Smuggling: 40,000 mealie-meal bags seized

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-THE taskforce formed to curb smuggling on the Copperbelt seized 40,000 bags of mealie-meal and more than 140 vessels used to ferry the commodity during anti-smuggling operations this year.Copperbelt Minister Elisha Matambo said the seized mealie-meal and vessels were in the hands of the police and the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA). Read more

Mines ministry moves to formalise activities in gold-rich Mpika

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI –THE Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development has sent a team of experts to the newly discovered gold mine in Mpika to start the process of formalisation.More than 7,000 illegal gold miners coming from different parts of the country and foreign nationals have invaded Kanyelele village of Chikwanda and Mukwikile chiefdoms where […]

Jaw-jaw Catholic Priest condemned

By CHUSA SICHONE, JOSEPH BANDA and MUSONDA MANGILASHI-SOME clerics and the ruling party have censured Chawama Catholic priest Anthony Salangeta for allegedly undermining the intelligence of people living in townships and mocking President Hakainde...

Ex-ZAF commander Chimese acquitted, State vows to appeal

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE –FORMER Zambia Air Force (ZAF) commander Eric Chimese and Chita Lodge director, James Chungu have been acquitted of charges of abuse of authority and money laundering relating to Farm number 2303/Q in Ibex Hill, Lusaka. Read more

ACC raids Richard Musukwa’s residence

By JOSEPH BANDA-A JOINT Government Investigations team yesterday searched former Mines minister Richard Musukwa’s residence and seized some properties in Lusaka’s State Lodge area.Anti-corruption commission (ACC) corporate affairs officer Christopher Chibanku could not immediately comment and promised to issue a statement later. Read more

Malole MP arrested

By CHUSA SICHONE-POLICE have charged and arrested Patriotic Front (PF) Malole Member of Parliament (MP) Robert Kalimi for allegedly stealing a VW GTI Golf motor vehicle which was in his custody for temporary use and selling it at a reduced price. Read more