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Posts published in “Day: November 28, 2023

Kamanga warns against hooliganism

By SANDRA MWILA – THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) says it will not tolerate the continued lawlessness and hooliganism being experienced at stadia in the various Zambian leagues.Over the weekend social media was ablaze with a video of fans attacking match officials during the game involving Chipata City and Mikalile FC while pictures of […]

Banda makes CAF awards short-list

By SANDRA MWILA – STRIKER Barbara Banda has made it to the top 10 of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Women’s Player –of-the- Year awards whose winner will be announced next month in Morocco.Banda is the only Zambian in the top 10 with Madrid CFF strikers Rachael Kundananji and Grace Chanda falling off the […]

Zesco, FQM in 10-year power deal

By JAMES KUNDA – ZESCO Limited and First Quantum Minerals (FQM) have signed a 10-year power supply agreement to Kansanshi and Sentinel mines in North-Western Province.Speaking during the signing ceremony in Lusaka yesterday, Zesco managing director Victor Mapani said the agreement was a significant step towards ensuring a commercially and legally sustainable relationship which aligned […]

Work with PDU for energy sector growth – Kapala

By EMILY KUWEMA – ENERGY Minister Peter Kapala has urged energy stakeholders to converge their efforts and join hands with the Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU) for growth and prosperity in the sector.Mr Kapala said the unit served as a vehicle for unlocking and optimizing the energy sector potential, streamlining decision-making processes, promoting public-private partnerships, and […]

‘Make Zambia vaccine hub’

By CHUSA SICHONE –PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has appealed to the World Health Organisation to consider Zambia as a hub for manufacturing cholera vaccines for Africa.President Hichilema, who is the Global Cholera Control Champion, implored other countries to support Zambia’s suggestion to be the base for the manufacture of the cholera vaccine.President Hichilema said this when […]

Esther Lungu trial opens

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – A TRADITIONAL healer has told a Lusaka Magistrate’s court that police allegedly beat her and former President, Edgar Lungu’s niece Catherine Banda during investigations.This came to light when the trial of former first lady Esther Lungu opened before Lusaka Magistrate, Mbuyanwa Sinvula on charges of theft of motor vehicles.Elizabeth Phiri told […]

Stop being childish, Tayali tells Kambwili

By SHARON KALIMBULA – TRANSPORT and communications minister Frank Tayali has told Patriotic Front presidential aspirant Chishimba Kambwili to stop being childish and use mature language when airing his grievances.Responding to Mr Kambwili’s social media address over a light moment shared by president Hakainde Hichilema in Kasama last week, Mr Tayali noted that the head […]

Student loan interest rates slashed – Syakalima

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board (HELSB) will, with effect from January 1, 2024, implement a five per cent reduction in student loan interest rates.Education Minister Douglas Syakalima said HELSB had lowered student loan interest rates from 15 per cent to 10 per cent per annum.“This decision follows consultations with […]