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Posts published in “Day: September 21, 2023

World’s Oldest Wooden Structure Found in Zambia

[DW] Archaeologists say the structure dates back 476,000 years. It was intentionally shaped with wooden tools to create stable joints, attesting to the cognitive skills of Homo sapiens' forebears.

FQM co-founder Lamaswala eulogises late business partner Philip Pascall•

By JAMES MUYANWA – FIRST Quantum Mining (FQM) co-founder, Kwalela Lamaswala has paid glowing tribute to late FQM chairperson and co-founder Philip Pascall who he says believed in recruiting the best available individuals.Mr Lamaswala, 81, disclosed that late Mr Pascall who died peacefully at his home in Perth, Western Australia on Tuesday, was scheduled to […]

Govt to open diesel market

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Government will soon issue a Statutory Instrument (SI) for open access on the transportation of diesel through the Tazama Pipeline and hopes local Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) will partner with foreign firms in finding cheap sources. Read more

Tennis body tackles age cheating

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – THE Zambia Tennis Association (ZTA) says it will take stringent measures to curtail possibilities of age-cheating in the sport.Speaking when closing the Mike Mambwe Memorial Junior Tennis Tournament in Ndola, ZTA President Lighton Musonda said his newly elected executive would ensure all juniors get to play in the right age groups.Musonda […]

Play-Off aids Zambia softball team

By RONALD CHAWE – THE Zambia Baseball and Softball Association (ZBSA) have unveiled the home and away kit to be used by the Zambia under-18 team at the Baseball-Five Youth World Cup set for next month in Turkey.Zambia will be participating in the inaugural Youth Baseball-Five World Cup in Ankara which runs from October 10-15.The […]

No kid-gloves for Morocco – Kundananji

By RONALD CHAWE STRIKER Rachael Kundananji says the Copper Queens will take the international friendly games against Morocco seriously as they were a perfect tune-up for the huge task ahead.In an interview yesterday after joining up with the rest of the team in Rabat, Kundananji said the task ahead for the team is tough and […]

Power shock Eagles

By KALUMIANA KALUMIANA At Arthur Davis Stadium – Power 2-0 EaglesA WONDERFUL Austin Muwowo curling effort from outside the box ensured champions Power Dynamos got the better of Green Eagles and go level on eight points with leaders Zanaco in the MTN Super League after this rearranged Week Four fixture.It was a performance that elated […]

Alert ZRA officers impound lithium-laden truck

By KELVIN MUDENDAALERT Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) officers have impounded and seized a truck for attempting to smuggle and illegally export lithium through Kazungula One Stop Border Post (OSBP) in Southern Province.Lithium is among the minerals th...

‘Era of politically-induced imprisonment, persecution gone’

By JAMES KUNDA – THE New Dawn Administration has ended the era of politically induced imprisonment and persecution with a reformed justice system and impartiality in the treatment of citizens, Justice Minister Mulambo Haimbe has said.And Home Affairs and Internal Security Minister Jack Mwiimbu says the Government has made interventions to ensure that suspects are […]

Docs in exam leak!

By CHUSA SICHONE and FELIX NKINKE – THE Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) on Tuesday nullified the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) theory examinations, moments before they were scheduled to start, after it was disc...

Davies Mwila wants Miles Sampa expelled from party‘

By CHUSA SICHONE – CHOPPY WATERS have continued to rock the Patriotic Front (PF), with former secretary general Davies Mwila vowing to add his vote to compel the central committee to expel Matero Member of Parliament Miles Sampa for being disloyal to the partyBut Mr Sampa cautioned that there was an injunction rendered by the […]

HH okays deployment of SADC poll observer mission in Eswatini

By FELIX NKINKE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema, as Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, has sanctioned the deployment of an election observer mission to the Kingdom...

Cabinet Office, ECL confer over travels…

By EMILY KUWEMA – CABINET Office and the office of former President Edgar Lungu are actively engaged in talks regarding his travels, Ministry of Information and Media director spokesperson Thabo Kawana has said.Mr Kawana said at a Press briefing in Lusaka yesterday that the nation would be informed accordingly on the way forward. Read more

Govt rakes in $107m in FISP savings

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Government has saved US$107 million through the introduction of efficient fertiliser procurement mechanisms in the 2023/2024 Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP).Agriculture Minister Reuben Mtolo said the average wholesale price had also reduced to an average $880 per tonne for both basal (compound-D) and top dressing (Urea) fertiliser.Read more