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Posts published in “Day: November 24, 2023

Slain ZFDS pilot Masumba, co-pilot Ndhlovu honoured

By JONATHAN MUKUKA – “REALISING that we were under attack and seeing my boss, Major Moses Masumba, the pilot who flew the plane into Luano Valley killed by the Mailoni brothers, I gained the courage and told myself that I have to fly the plane to a safe location, carrying with me on board, the […]

Levy tourney oversubscribed

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – WELL over 140 golf­ers will tomorrow take to Bonanza Golf course in Lusaka to take part in the Zambia Golf Union (ZGU) season-ending Levy Patrick Mwana­wasa Memorial golf tournament.At the same tourna­ment, the ZGU will also award the season’s most outstanding golfers, spon­sors and best-kept golf course.ZGU general secretary Edward Phiri […]

It won’t be easy indeed!

TUESDAY night’s 2-1 defeat to Niger gave Zambia a very timely reality check that qualification for the FIFA 2026 World Cup finals will not be as easy as it looks following the euphoria that accompanied the 4-2 win over Congo Brazzaville at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.Yes, the race is still a very long […]

‘Be aggressive’

By RONALD CHAWE – VETERAN coach Patrick Phiri says it is time for the Chipolopolo to be more aggressive and not allow any more slip-ups in the race to qualify for the FIFA 2026 World Cup.And the Chipolopolo midfield duo of Emmanuel Banda and Kings Kangwa have put their World Cup qualifiers disappointment aside as […]

It’s Black Friday but spend wisely

IT is Black Friday once more today and shoppers are expected to go into a shopping frenzy as the result of the promotion by various business houses especially the chain-store supermarkets.Some shops, like Fidelity in Lusaka, kick started the Black Friday as early as Wednesday indicating that the customers had indicated that they could not […]

Man pummels wife to death, takes own life

BY SYLVIA MWEETWA – A TWENTY-NINE-YEAR-OLD man yesterday beat his 27 year-old wife to death and later took his own life following a marital dispute in Kitwe’s Buchi Township.Copperbelt police chief Peacewell Mweemba said Bright Kizito of house number 929 Buchi murdered his wife, Abigail Malama after a marital dispute around 07:00 hours yesterday.The Police […]

Mineral royalty regime attractive – Musokotwane

By JAMES KUNDA – FINANCE and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane says the mineral royalty regime implemented by the New Dawn Adminis­tration in the last two years, has been at­tractive resulting into significant inflows of Foreign Direct Invest­ment (FDI).Dr Musokotwane said this was differ­ent from the ‘unfa­vourable’ tax regime implemented by the former Patriotic Front […]

HH dates Northern

PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema is today expected in Kasama to officially commission the refurbished Kasama Airport.Provincial Minister Leonard Mbao confirmed the President’s visit to ZANIS yesterday.“President Hakainde Hichilema’s promise to the people of Northern Province to complete the construction of the infrastructure was coming to fruition,” he said.Mr Mbao said the expanded airport is expected to […]

3,000 jobs coming!

By CHATULA KANGALI – LUANSHYA Copper Mines (CLM) has started the process of reopening 28 Shaft at a cost of US$500 million following its closure 20 years ago.The reopening of the shaft is expected to create more than 3,000 jobs for the people of Luanshya and supplement Government’s aspiration of achieving the three million tonnes […]

HH wants more Zambians in international organisations’ leadership

By JOSEPH BANDA – CHIEF Government Spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa says President Hakainde Hichilema de­sires to see more Zambians taking up positions in international organisations such as the African Union (AU).Mr Mweetwa, who is also Information and Me­dia Minister, said President Hichilema was cognisant that Zambians working in international organisations were critical to help the country […]