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Posts published in “Day: November 16, 2023

Anthrax fear creates booming business for chickens

THE outbreak of anthrax in several places such as Southern, Western, Eastern, Lusaka, Muchinga and North-Western Province has resulted in some consumers temporarily abandoning beef and opting for chickens.In Ndola, sprawling townships such as Masala, Pamodzi, Chifubu, Ndeke and the central business district (CBD) around the Zambia Railways premises are currently teeming with customers looking […]

Zambia Sugar wins Africa Export Award

By CHATULA KANGALI – ZAMBIA Sugar Plc has won the Africa Export Award in the consumer product category at the ongoing Intra Africa Trade Fair (IATF) in Cairo, Egypt.The company which is exhibiting under the auspices of the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) was awarded for its recognition of outstanding achievements in export excellence and contribution […]

$719m COMESA bonds executed

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) says over 1,240 Regional Customs Transit (RCTG) bonds worth US$ 718.9 million have been executed this year.This is in comparison to 1,282 amounting to US$ 994.1 million issued during the same period last year.COMESA assistant Secretary General for programmes Mohamed Kadah said […]

CEC pays out K334m to ZCCM-IH

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) has handed over a dividend of K334 million to the ZCCM-Investment Holdings (ZCCM-IH).CEC board chairperson London Mwafulilwa said the handover of the K334, 956,911.14 dividends to ZCCM-IH, the second largest investor holding 31 per cent in the company, was demonstration of its commitment to deliver value […]

Injured skipper Lubambo out!

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – INJURY has knocked Zambia skipper Lubambo Musonda out of the opening two games of the FIFA 2026 World Cup qualifiers but midfielder Emmanuel Banda says the team will still go for three points in tomorrow’s opener against Congo Brazzaville at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.Chipolopolo team doctor Wesley Ngongo confirmed […]

Commonwealth honours ex-NOC president Moyo

By SANDRA MWILA – FORMER National Olympic Committee (NOC) president Miriam Moyo has been bestowed with the prestigious honorary life membership by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) during the 2023 general assembly in Singapore.Moyo’s recognition stands as a testament to her unwavering dedication and outstanding contribution to the growth and development of sports across Africa […]

CAF nomination elates Grace Chanda

By SANDRA MWILA – STRIKER Grace Chanda says it is not a mean achievement to be nominated for the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) 2023 women’s football awards.And Sports Minister Elvis Nkandu says the Copper Queens nomination in various categories of the CAF awards is a testament of their hard work.In a Facebook post, Chanda […]

Govt assures on $5,000 AFCON bonus after players’ boycott threat

By SANDRA MWILA – GOVERNMENT has assured the Chipolopolo that the Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) qualification bonus will be paid before Friday as a rumour mill went into overdrive yesterday suggesting that the players are threatening to boycott the opening Group E 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Congo Brazzaville.Sports Minister Elvis Nkandu said […]

Mwenya Chipepo relocates to Forest?

By SANDRA MWILA – MWENYA Chipepo is reportedly set to join Forest Rangers as head coach with former Zambia captain Chris Katongo lined up as assistant coach.According to sources close to the development, Chipepo is set to relocate to Dola Hill Stadium after parting company with Power Dynamos two weeks ago and will take up […]

ACC ramps up fight against unexplained wealth

By AGRIPPA CHANDA – ANTI-CORRUPTION Commission (ACC) Chairperson Musa Mwenye has said law enforcement agencies will utilise both conviction-based asset forfeiture and non-conviction based asset forfeiture to recover what belongs to the peopl...