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Posts published in “Day: September 4, 2023

Chipolopolo foreign legion jet in

By SANDRA MWILA – FOREIGN-BASED players are today expected to join the Chipolopolo camp ahead the dead rubber Ivory Coast 2023 Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) final round qualifier against Comoros on September 9.Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) communications manager Sydney Mungala said in an interview yesterday that the team would regroup today in Lusaka […]

‘Daka still in my plans’

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – LEICESTER City boss Enzo Maresca says Patson Daka remains in the club’s plans despite the heartache of a transfer away from the English championship side collapsing at the last minute.And Zambia attacking midfielder Edward Chilufya has secured a loan deal to Swedish European Champions League representatives BK Häcken.Read more

Copper earnings up to K11.2bn

By KETRA KALUNGA – ZAMBIA’s earnings from refined copper export increased in July 2023 by 5.4 per cent to K11.2 billion from K10.6 billion in June 2023.The country’s export volume for refined copper year-on-year, however, reduced by 12.4 per cent from 522,600 tonnes in July 2022 to 457,900 tonnes in July 2023.This is according to […]

British American Tobacco pays over K187m in taxes

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE British American Tobacco (BAT) Zambia has paid K187.8 million in taxes to the Government in the half year ended June this year.The company has paid the taxes in form of excise duty, Value Added Tax (VAT), Pay As You Earn...

178,000 new SMEs register

By ANDREW MULENGA – THE Small and Medium Enterprises Association of Zambia (SMEAZ) has recorded 178,000 new members as of August, this year and calls on the Government to introduce a framework that will reserve specific businesses for Zambians.SMEAZ board chairperson Daimone Siulapwa says the association recorded about 178,000 new membership in only a month […]

LS-MFEZ boss gets global award

By CHATULA KANGALI – LUSAKA South Multi-Facility Economic Zone(LS-MFEZ) Limited managing director Kennedy Mwila has received a recognition award as Global Leader- Business Person of the year 2023 at the Europe BIZZ Awards Ceremony .The awards ceremony were held in Lisbon, Portugal, last month and LS-MFEZ was also awarded the BIZZ award for the same […]

Economist hopeful on KCM, Mopani ops

By KETRA KALUNGA – AN ECONOMIST is hopeful that issues surrounding the ownership and operation of the Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) and Mopani Copper Mine (MCM) will soon be resolved.Emmanuel Zulu said the delay in resuming full operations at the two major mines would continue slowing down economic activities, especially with the reduction in copper […]

Woman car thief hit with 16 counts

By SYLVIA MWEETWA – A WOMAN of Kitwe aged 28 who conned car dealers after hiring different vehicles and selling some of them has been slapped with 16 counts of making false documents, theft of motor vehicles and obtaining money by false pretences involving 11 cars.A team of motor vehicle theft and robbery squad in […]

Arrest sex abuse in learning institutions

REPORTS linking lecturers in sexual misconduct is not only disturbing but is of grave concern and needs urgent attention.It is worth understanding that sexual abuse in learning institutions is diverse in its dynamics and can range from forcible assault, unwanted groping, inappropriate propositions and seduction as well as soliciting and exchange of sexual images and […]

Chawama fracas: Four youths face charge

By JOSEPH BANDA – POLICE will today formally charge four unruly youths who were arrested for causing confusion at Chifundo Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) church in Lusaka’s Chawama Township on Saturday.The four were also found with two machetes which they intended to use to harm other people who had gathered at the church where President […]

We’ re working hard to resolve challenges – HH

By JAMES KUNDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has said the Government is alive to the challenges affecting citizens and is working hard to resolve them.Mr Hichilema has since called for honesty and sincerity in the manner that political parties collaborate to address national issues, saying diversity and competition should not create division.He was speaking in […]

32 killed in road horror

By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI and MUSONDA MANGILASHI – THIRTY-TWO people have been killed in a fatal road accident in Luano after a 15-tonne truck they were travelling in lost control and overturned on the Mansansa- Mboroma road.The dead included 22 women and 10 men believed to be traders from three Central Province districts on their way […]

Nshima task force formed

By JANE MWANSA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has constituted a ministerial committee tasked to immediately address the rising mealie-meal prices.This was confirmed by Copperbelt Minister Elisha Matambo who said the Head of State was working tirelessly to address the mealie-meal price situation.Read more

Dismiss Esther Lungu’s application, court told

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE State has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Court (EFCC) to dismiss an application by former First Lady Esther Lungu to stay proceedings pending her request to have her case heard in the Constitutional Court (ConCourt).This regards the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Gilbert Phiri who has asked the court […]