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Posts published in “Day: September 7, 2023

Is Public Encouraging Streetism?

[Times of Zambia] For several years now, streetism, a situation in which children and adults roam streets to ask for alms, has been a time bomb waiting to explode.

Is public encouraging streetism?

FOR several years now, streetism, a situation in which children and adults roam streets to ask for alms, has been a time bomb waiting to explode.In fact, it is a societal nuisance which many people feel should be nipped from the bud like yesterday.While the Government through the Ministry of Community Development and Social Services […]

Irish potato regional market grows – CBNA

By ANDREW MULENGA – THE Zambian Irish potato export market has this year grown to include Namibia, Botswana, Tanzania, Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as a result of increased value addition to the product.The Cross Border Network Africa (CBNA) says since Zambia started producing chilled potatoes there has been a huge demand […]

PS notes rise in Great Lakes’ demand for Zambian products

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE demand for Zambian products in the Great Lakes Region has increased and it calls for the country to invest in its own water vessel for transportation to boost trade.Northern Province Permanent Secretary Bernard Mpundu said in an interview that there has been a high demand for Zambian products in the […]

Stakeholders welcome Vedanta return

By CHATULA KANGALI – STAKEHOLDERS have welcomed the reinstatement of Vedanta Resources as the majority shareholder of Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) but have called for close monitoring of the company operations. Read more

Sport sexual harassment reports worry NGOCC

By ELIAS CHIPEPOTHE Non-governmental Gender Organisations Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has expressed concern at the allegations of sexual harassment of female footballers, especially during the just ended Australia/new Zealand 2023 FIFA Women’s World ...

Buffaloes fail to defend COSAFA title

By SANDRA MWILA – Buffaloes 1-3 Sundowns“WE knew it wasn’t going to be an easy game,” coach Carol Kanyemba conceded after Green Buffaloes’ defeat to Mamelodi Sundowns as the champions failed to defend their COSAFA Women’s Clubs title and also qualify for the CAF 2023 Champions League.Read more

‘Patson Daka is special’ …as Grant demands only the best for Comoros match

By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIA coach Avram Grant says striker Patson Daka is a special player capable of delivering for the Chipolopolo even without game time.Following Daka’s failed transfer move from his club Leicester City, Grant expressed confidence that his continued stay at the Foxes would see him get the needed game time. Read more

Zambia wheelchair basketball team loses again

By SANDRA MWILA – Zambia 14-84 AlgeriaTHE Zambia wheelchair basketball team endured a second defeat at the on-going Africa Championship in Ghana to jeopardise their chances of challenging for the title and qualification for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games slot.Zambia coach Siwell Kampoye said in an interview from Accra that the team did the best […]

ZRA staff warned against malpractices

By JOSEPH BANDA – ZAMBIA Revenue Authority (ZRA) Commissioner General Dingani Banda has warned employees who engage in malpractices that they will lose their jobs and face prosecution.Speaking at the launch of the ZRA 2023 integrity month, Mr Banda said his office had continued to receive reports of employees involved in malpractices and urged the […]

Esther not above the law – Kawana

By JAMES KUNDA –GOVERNMENT has said that former first lady Esther Lungu is not above the law and if the police have sufficient grounds to prove that she is suspected of committing a crime, they can arrest her anytime and allow the due process to...

Esther Lungu arrested

By SHARON KALIMBULA – FORMER First lady Esther Lungu and four others have been jointly arrested and charged with three counts of theft of motor vehicle contrary to section 281(a) (2) of chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia.Ms Lungu, 66, has also been charged and arrested for being in possession of property believed to […]

24 Luano accident victims interred

By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI in Mkushi – A SOMBRE mood characterised Mkushi District yesterday as Vice-President W.K Mutale-Nalumango led hundreds of mourners to put to rest 24 of the 32 people who died in a road traffic accident in Luano District on Sunday.And some survivors of the accident have narrated that the driver of the vehicle […]

Simutowe appointed Luapula minister

By JAMES KUNDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has appointed Mbala United Party for National Development (UPND) Member of Parliament (MP), Njavwa Simutowe to the position of Luapula Province Minister.The President in his brief to the new minister...

Police probe airport security breach

By JAMES KUNDA – POLICE in Lusaka have instituted investigations into the circumstances under which supporters of former president Edgar Lungu gained access to the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) apron to welcome him from Zimbabwe wh...

More stakeholders applaud Vedanta return

By JAMES KUNDA, KENNEDY MUPESENI and SYLVIA MWEETWA – MORE stakeholders including former Finance minister, Ng’andu Magande have welcomed the reinstatement of Vedanta Resources as majority shareholder of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) and its commitm...