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Posts published in October 2023

Cervical Cancer Survivors Demand Equity and Unity

[allAfrica] Gaborone -- When Karen Nakawala-Mayond experienced a nagging backache she put it down to her love for high heels. And then when she started bleeding in between her monthly periods, she thought it was the onset of menopause. That was until h...

Kwala Dry Port – Why Zambia Deserve Slot

[Daily News] PRESIDENT Dr Samia Suluhu Hassan has revealed that the decision by Tanzania to allocate a 20-hectare-land at Kwala Dry Port area in the Coast Region specifically for consignment destined for Zambia is aimed at promoting the people centric ...

Tanzania Offers Special Gift to Zambians

[Daily News] Tanzanian government has allocated 20 hectares of land at the Kwala Dry Port in the Coast region in Coast Region that will be dedicated for consignments destined for Zambia to ease business between the two SADC member states.

Understanding fertility issues in communities

INFERTILITY is a medical condition in which the reproductive system of a man or woman fails to achieve a pregnancy after a period of one year or longer of unprotected sex.The causes of infertility are many but, in both the male and female reproductive system, this can include ovulatory disorders, endometriosis, low sperm count or […]

Zambia, DRC join hands in promoting potential of clean energy to Brazil

By CHATULA KANGALI – ZAMBIA and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are working together towards enhancing their collaborations in Brazil to promote the potential of the two countries to have a viable clean energy sector.This is according to the respective envoys of the two countries.Zambian ambassador to Brazil Glyne Michelo said the DRC and […]

ZCCM-IH hands over K110m dividend to NAPSA

By ANDREW MULENGA – ZCCM-Investment Holdings has handed over a dividend of nearly K110 million to another shareholder, the National Pensions Scheme Authority (NAPSA).ZCCM- IH board chairperson, Kakenenwa Muyangwa said this was the eighth time the holding company had given the authority a dividend on its 15-per cent investment.Mr Muyangwa said during the ceremonial presentation […]

Afreximbank issues $10m transit bond in Zambia

By FELIX NKINKE – THE Africa Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has issued a historic first-ever multi-border US$10 million in Zambia under the Afreximbank African Collaborative Transit Guarantee Scheme (AATGS).The bond has been issued to Innovate General Insurance Zambia which is expected to provide counter guarantees and boost its capacity to issue bonds to clearing and forwarding […]

Riders set for Sweet Mazabuka race

By RONALD CHAWE – UP to 200 riders will this weekend show their cycling skill in the 140-kilometre 2023 Sweet Race set for Mazabuka.Cycling Association of Zambia (CAZ) president Andrew Chibuye said the annual Zambia Sugar-sponsored Sweet Cycle Race had attracted elite cyclists from around the country.Chibuye said in a statement that the event was […]

Zambia 15s team manager upbeat

By RONALD CHAWE – ZAMBIA 15s men’s Team Manager Duncan Nyirenda says his players are up for a big fight at this weekend’s 2023 Victoria Cup Rugby Tournament in Uganda.The Victoria Cup which will feature hosts Uganda, Kenya and Zambia is set to run from October 28 to November 2 in Kampala.In an interview before […]

Chinyemba to box at Champions Night

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – ZAMBIA’s star flyweight boxer Patrick Chinyemba says he is ready to rock the world today as he debuts at the International Boxing Association (IBA) IBA Champions’ Night in Tajikistan’s capital, Dushanbe.Speaking in an interview yesterday, Chinyemba said he had prepared well for the one-day event and confident of announcing himself on […]

‘Let’s keep sports clean’

By RONALD CHAWE – GOVERNMENT says Zambian sportsmen and women should work hard and at all costs avoid the temptation of engaging in doping.Sports Minister Elvis Nkandu said his ministry was a proponent of clean sport and believed athletes would adhere to fair competition and keep the dirty stuff that enhances performance out of their […]

Lusaka records 26 cholera cases, two deaths

By JAMES KUNDA – TWO people have died from Cholera with 26 new cases recorded in the last one week in Lusaka district, Health minister Sylvia Masebo has told parliament.Ms Masebo has since cautioned citizens to refrain from large public gatherings and avoid shaking hands when greeting people.In a ministerial statement to the House yesterday, […]

ECL to blame for chaos in PF

THE continued leadership wrangles in Zambia’s largest opposition political party, the Patriotic Front (PF), are bad for the growth of Zambia’s democracy which has been growing steadily since the country’s return to a multiparty dispensation in 1990.After serving as Zambia’s ruling party for 10 years, the PF was supposed to have turned itself into a […]

Magande was an honest, hard working man – HH

By SHARON KALIMBULA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has described former minister of Finance and National Planning Ng’andu Magande as an honest and hard working man who served the people diligently.Mr Magande , 76, died on the 21st of October 2023 and will be put to rest today.Speaking to journalists after visiting the funeral home in […]

Add value to raw material-HH

By FELIX NKINKE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says the Government’s main focus is to support investors that set up business and add value to their investment within Zambia.Mr Hichilema said yesterday that adding value to goods and services being produced in Zambia would help the Government create needed jobs for the locals and produce more […]

Govt working towards making farming viable, HH assures

By JOSEPH BANDAPRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has assured farmers countrywide that the Government is working hard to make farming a viable venture.Mr Hichilema has also prodded food growers to improve on their yields which he says have been very low.The head of state said that he was well informed that farmers did not trust the Government […]

US firm to spend $725m on feeder roads rehab project

By JAMES KUNDA – THE construction, rehabilitation and upgrade of 5,000 km of township and feeder roads is earmarked to commence at a cost of US$725 million next year.The Ministry of Defence has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Landlock Natural Paving of the United States (US) for the project which would be undertaken […]

Sean Tembo, Sturdy Mwale arrested

By SHARON KALIMBULA – OPPOSITION Patriots for Economic Progress (PEP) leader Sean Tembo has been arrested by police in connection with the offence of hate speech.In a separate development, the police has also arrested former Defence Permanent Secretary Sturdy Mwale for seditious practices.In Mr Tembo’s matter, the offence is contrary to section 65 of the […]