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Posts published in “Day: June 19, 2023

Zambia to host gemstone exhibition

By CHATULA KANGALI – ZAMBIA is next month expected to host the African Gemstone Jewelry Exhibition and Conference in Ndola.The exhibition will take place from July 10 to July 14 and will showcase the wealth of the gemstone occurrence in Africa. This is according to a statement released by African Minerals Development Centre programmes manager […]

Millers get wheat import duty waiver

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Government has granted millers a duty waiver on the importation of wheat, with 60,000 tonnes of the commodity having been brought in so far.

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HH wants success across all sports

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says he would like to see all sporting disciplines in the country continue recording success so that Zambia remains at the top.President Hichilema said this was because his ‘New Dawn’ government did not consider any sporting discipline as minor and has urged all sports disciplines to perform well […]

COSAFA squad faces Morocco test …as envoy wishes team the best

From KALUMIANA KALUMIANA In Rabat – COACH Mumamba Numba says a win against the Morocco Under-23 squad will be a boost ahead of the COSAFA competition.The Zambia B team this evening wrap-up their pre- 2023 COSAFA build-up with their final friendly game in Rabat against Morocco U23 at Complexe Sportif Prince Mouley Abdullah set to […]

Grant eyes AFCON

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – ZAMBIA coach Avram Grant has assured that his team will be ready for the high-level competition at the Ivory Coast 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after guiding them to qualification in grand style. Read more

Chiluba’s family plea: Pay benefits

By SHARON KALIMBULA – THE family and friends of the late second Republican president of Zambia Dr Fredrick Chiluba have appealed to the current administration to honour the former president by giving the terminal benefits to the family.Speaking during the 12th memorial of Dr Chiluba at the presidential burial site in Lusaka yesterday, organising committee […]

Govt pledges to increase budget towards fight against sickle cell

By SHARON KALIMBULA – GOVERNMENT has pledged to increase budgetary allocation towards addressing Sickle Cell diseases as this is a growing public health concern.Health Minister Sylvia Masebo said the government would prioritise the procurement of Sickle Cell disease drugs with the same attention given to other illnesses. Read more

Mukonchi man set ablaze over wtchcraft suspicions

By PASSY HAACHIZO and MUSONDA MANGILASHI – A SEVENTY-ONE-YEAR-OLD man of Mukonchi in Kapiri- Mposhi District has died after his house was set ablaze on suspicion of bewitching two relatives.Foster Musaka was asleep on Friday around 23:00 hours in Mukonji Village when Mbwanga Malitati allegedly set the house on fire on suspicion that Musaka had […]

‘It was honest’

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has described the deliberations during the peace mission that he and other African leaders undertook to the Ukraine and Russia as honest and candid.The meetings were held with Ukrainain leader Volodomyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read more

Lusaka church in court over noise making

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – A LUSAKA resident has sought leave of the court to cite Emmanuel Mambwe and Mount Moriah Christian Fellowship of Lusaka for contempt of court for allegedly continuing to make loud noise in the neighbourhood, despi...

Same sex marriage against humanity – Bishop Mulenga

By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEIKABWE Catholic Diocese Bishop Clement Mulenga has condemned promotion of same marriages saying they are against humanity.Bishop Mulenga was speaking in Kabwe during the centenary celebration of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish where he emphasised the importance of families. Read more