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Posts published in “Day: November 9, 2023

Chainama ushers in new EXCO

By BENEDICT TEMBO – MILITARY personnel have dominated the newly-elected Chainama Hills Golf Club executive committee that saw Chongo Chirwa elected chairperson.During the re-convened elective annual general meeting last Wednesday, Chirwa polled 45 votes against Chongo Kasongole who amassed 40 votes while Osward Mungule managed eight for the position which was the only one member […]

Frankie, Kapumbu miss out

By SANDRA MWILA – CHIPOLOPOLO defender Frankie Musonda and midfielder Kelvin Kapumbu will miss the back-to-back FIFA 2026 World Cup Group E qualifiers against Congo Brazzaville and Niger due to injuries.Zambia coach Avram Grant yesterday named a 25-member squad for the two assignments slated for November 17 at Levy Mwanawasa and November 21 encounter in […]

Icon Tom Mtine interred

By JULIUS PHIRI – GOVERNMENT says the late football administrator Tom Mtine contributed immensely towards the development of the country.Eastern Province permanent secretary Paul Thole said during the burial of Mtine, who was the first indigenous Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president, at Lukhalo village in Chief Mnukwa in Chipangali District yesterday that the late […]

Nkana, Power win ahead of derby

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – Blades 1-2 NkanaTHINGS are finally looking up for Nkana who yesterday picked up their second win in three matches with coach Ian Bakala praising his players for the fighting spirit after beating Konkola Blades.“The win was very good and the boys fought despite a few errors from the match official but […]

Kamanga extols Kalu, Chitalu

By SANDRA MWILA – FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga says Kalusha Bwalya and Godfrey Chitalu’s contribution to Zambian football remains unmatched.Speaking when he visited veteran administrator and former FAZ committee member Macha Chilemena yesterday, Kamanga described Kalusha and Chitalu as the pinnacle of Zambian football.He said the late Chitalu’s 107 goals in […]

Kansanshi stun Warriors

By SPORTS REPORTER – Kansanshi 2-0 WarriorsKABWE Warriors coach Mumamba Numba was left disappointed after watching in agony as his side’s nine-match unbeaten run was ended by a clinical Kansanshi Dynamos side but luckily for him, top slot was preserved after Maestro United Zambia (MUZA) lost to Nkwazi in these MTN Super League Week 11 […]

ZAM calls for enhanced value chain among manufacturers

By ESTHER NG’ANDU – THE Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) has called for more enhanced value chains among manufacturers to help boost their businesses.ZAM president Ashu Sagar said improved value chain among manufacturers was critical for peer learning, knowledge sharing and ensuring sustainable supply chains to develop the sector.Speaking in Kitwe during a public discussion […]

‘Lack of awareness delaying AfCFTA implementation’

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) has observed that lack of clear domestication of trade agreements and awareness are some of the challenges delaying the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).ACBF Executive Secretary Mamadou Biteye said 55 African Union (AU) member states have signed the trade agreement but […]

LSMFEZ seals $2.6m stove manufacturing deal

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Lusaka South Multi Facility Economic Zone (LS-MFEZ) Limited has signed a US$ 2.6 million stove manufacturing deal with Ferre Appliances, a leading manufacturer of high quality household appliances.The company which originates from Turkey is one of the largest manufactures of free standing and built-in stoves in South Africa.LS-MFEZ Corporate Affairs […]

Indeni regains stability

By CHATULA KANGALI – INDENI Energy Company has regained stability and is now making steady progress in its operations as an Oil Marketing Company (OMC) with the firm expected to soon enter the petrol and jet fuel marketThe company has been supplying diesel to First Quantum Minerals (FQM) for the past two months.Managing Director Evans […]

Tom Mtine: Pleasant memories of a gentleman

By WYNEGOOD MALUNGA – GROWING up as kids, we heard great stories about Tom Mtine and we all wanted to be as rich and influential as he was, according to what we were told.News was that he was the richest Zambian and one of the richest in Africa.We were told his house was huge and […]

Minimum wage: The plight of security guards

WHILE every trade demands the job holder to put in the best before being remunerated at the end of a month, other jobs such as that of security guards demand fearlessness first. Among the duties of security guards include providing cash–in transit and cargo escorts, assets in transit, armed rapid response, providing personal guarding and […]

Honourables must behave honourably

EVERY Parliament has rules that govern Members of Parliament (MPs) and these need to be followed.The issue of suspending 19 MPs, majority belonging to the Patriotic Front (PF) and some independent parliamentarians by Speaker of the National Assembly Nelly Mutti, relates to gross misconduct and indiscipline.By the approval of the House, Ms Mutti meted out […]

HH picks Miyanda for SADC poll mission in Madagascar

By JOSEPH BANDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has appointed former vice president in the MMD regime Godfrey Miyanda as leader of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Electoral Observer Mission (SEOM) for the Madagascar presidential elections slated for November 16, 2023.The appointment is in line with the SADC Principles and Guidelines Governing Democratic Elections and […]

Livestock movement banned!

By KELVIN MUDENDA and MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI – THE Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock has imposed a three-week ban on movement of livestock and livestock products within and out of Southern Province as anthrax spread to Mumbwa District in Central province.Southern Province veterinary officer Wilfred Tembo said the restriction was on cattle, goats, sheep and pigs.Dr […]

‘Hold your horses!’

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Government has admonished Lusaka lawyer John Sangwa for making wild allegations about his perceived bad conduct of the Executive and advised him to tone down in the manner that he exercises his freedom of speech.Chief Government spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa said it was unfortunate that Mr Sangwa, a legal practitioner of […]

19 ‘unruly’ MPs condemned

By GEORGE SINKALA, JAMES KUNDA, SHARON KALIMBULA and ESTHER NG’ANDU – A CROSS section of society, including the Government, have roundly condemned the 16 Patriotic Front (PF) and three independent Members of Parliament (MPs) who were recently ejected from the House for gross misconduct and indiscipline, earning them a six-week suspension.The PF leadership also joined […]

Girl (13) killed by 10 dogs

By JOSEPH BANDA and SYLVIA MWEETWA – TEN vicious dogs have mauled a 13-year-old girl of Lusaka when she stepped out of her home to answer the call of nature in a nearby lavatory around 05:00 hours yesterday.The owner of the dogs a Chinese, Shi Yaming, has been detained for reckless and negligent act.Police spokesperson […]

Zambia, Africa not resource extraction ground – HH

By JOSEPH BANDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has advised investors not to take Zambia and Africa as a raw material extraction ground but to ensure that they add value to the resources they export.He said investors should stop looking at Africa in the old way by only extracting the resource endowment but process it within […]

‘Partner with us to support the underprivileged’

By FELIX NKINKE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has urged the business community to partner with the Government in programmes that support the underprivileged in the communities.The President also said that the Government has worked hard to create a conducive business environment for businesses to grow and thrive so that they can play a role in […]