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Posts published in “Day: September 20, 2023

Zambia-China’s comprehensive strategic economic ties

SO, Zambia and China have designated 2024 as the Year of Business Cooperation! This is in line with the observance of 2024 as the 60th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between the two friendly countries.It was one of the agreements between the leaders from the two countries when President Hakainde Hichilema visited that country at […]

IMF, World Bank meetings to go ahead

By ANDREW MULENGA – THE 2023 International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank annual meetings will still be held in Marrakech, Morocco from October 9 to 15 despite the devastating earthquake the Kingdom experienced on September 8, this year.This was contained in a statement jointly released to the press by World Bank President Ajay Banga, […]

FQM founder Philip Pascall dies

By JAMES MUYANWA – FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) founder and chairperson Philip Pascall is dead.Mr Pascall died peacefully at home in Perth, Western Australia yesterday, FMQ management confirmed in a statement yesterday.He co-founded FQM in 1996, serving as the chairperson since its inception and chief executive officer until 2022.FQM owns and runs the Kansanshi and […]

ZANACO, Minet launch insurance platform

By ANDREW MULENGA – THE Zambia National Commercial Bank Plc (ZANACO) has launched the General Insurance Value Proposition Platform in partnership with Minet Zambia Insurance Brokers to improve accessibility of general insurance products across the country.ZANACO chief executive officer Mukwandi Chibesakunda said the bank had recognised the profitability of the insurance industry as well as […]

Corporates boost senior golfers’ fortunes

By BENEDICT TEMBO – THE Senior Golfers Society of Zambia tournaments are back in action after a three-year hiatus induced by COVID-19.And the return could not have been more glamorous – thanks to the corporate support of three companies which pooled resources as platinum sponsors.The 58th edition currently taking place in Lusaka with the participation […]

Market the Game – AK

By RONALD CHAWE – FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga says he expects the teams to improve in the way they operate following the launch of the Zambia Premier League (ZPL) and meet the expectations of the public.Kamanga said yesterday when he officiated at the workshop for Super League and provincial media officers […]

Sports PS Chileshe tips associations

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – GOVERNMENT says sport should no longer be looked at as a recreation as it has evolved into a multi-billion dollar industry.Sports Permanent Secretary Kangwa Chileshe said in an interview that there was so much money in the sporting industry and can no longer be taken as a recreation adding some institutions […]

Nkana seek redemption

By RONALD CHAWE – IAN Bakala takes charge of Nkana’s first competitive match since his appointment in a tough MTN Super League rescheduled encounter against Maestro United Zambia (MUZA) seeking to end the record 13 times Zambian champions losing run of three straight matches.Elsewhere today, champions Power Dynamos will be out at Arthur Davis Stadium […]

HH endorses Kopa ball

By RONALD CHAWE – REPUBLICAN President Hakainde Hichilema’s endorsement of the locally initiated Kopa Ball has thrilled the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) with general secretary Reuben Kamanga saying it is a sign that the Head of State values and supports local initiatives.This was after Sports Minister Elvis Nkandu yesterday posted on his Facebook Page […]

‘PF borrowed excessively…, money was pocketed’

By JAMES KUNDA – MWEMBESHI United Party for National Development (UPND) Member of Parliament (MP) Machila Jamba says the now opposition Patriotic Front (PF) regime borrowed excessively and pocketed the resources without investing in tangible national investments.Mr Jamba said this left the country in colossal debt and without resources to develop in income generating ventures […]