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Posts published in “Day: December 7, 2023

‘DRC wants more Kapenta’

By CHATULA KANGALI – THERE has been an increase in demand for Mpulungu sardines locally known as Kapenta from Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the region.Northern Province Permanent Secretary Bernard Mpundu says there has been an increased demand of kapenta from countries like the DRC and other countries in the […]

2024 Budget: Cement industry projects growth

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE allocation of K2.7 billion towards the construction sector in the 2024 National Budget will enable cement companies to reinvest in the business for growth and job creation.This is according to Zambezi Portland Cement executive director Gomeli Litana.The Government has proposed to spend K2.7 billion on housing and community amenities in […]

Barbra Banda seeks to make amends

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – ZAMBIA captain Barbra Banda says the debacle of her failed participation at the last Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) is behind her and now wants to help the Copper Queens win the next edition.Speaking in an interview after helping the Copper Queens qualify for the Morocco 2024 WAFCON finals after […]

African Netball Champions!

By RONALD CHAWE – Zambia 57-55 NamibiaPRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has congratulated the Zambia women’s team for the historic Africa Netball Cup win after beating Namibia in a nail biting final played at the Ub Indoor Sports Arena in Gaborone, Botswana. “A big CONGRATULATIONS to the Zambia Women National Netball Team for winning the Africa Netball […]

We’re determined to grow agro sector – HH

THE Government is determined to make agriculture the leading industry in the country through formulation of favourable policies, President Hakainde Hichilema has said.Speaking in Chief Ndake’s area in Nyimba, Eastern Province yesterday when he launched the 2023/2024 National Planting Season, the President emphasised the need to support the agriculture sector to achieve enhanced production.Mr Hichilema […]

Miner found alive, two dead!

By KENNEDY MUPESENI in Chingola – MIXED emotions gripped the mining town of Chingola early yesterday after news slowly filtered in that one miner was plucked out alive and two bodies were recovered from one of the flooded collapsed tunnels at Sensele mine, five days after their ordeal began.The miner, a 49 year old man […]

PF expels nine MPs

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Patriotic Front (PF) has notified Speaker of the National Assembly Nelly Mutti about the expulsion of nine Members of Parliament (MPs) for gross misconduct, contrary to the party’s constitution.The nine are Brian Mundubile (Mporokoso), Stephen Kampyongo (Shiwang’andu), Mutotwe Kafwaya (Lunte), Mulenga Fube (Chilubi), Nickson Chilangwa (Kawambwa), Ronald Chitotela (Pambashe), Christopher […]

DPP denies consent for private prosecution of Miles Sampa

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – DIRECTOR of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Gilbert Phiri has refused to grant Makebi Zulu Advocates consent to privately prosecute a matter in which Raphael Nakacinda in his capacity as Patriotic Front (PF) Secretary General has lodged a complaint against Matero Member of Parliament (MP), Miles Sampa and Morgan Ng’ona for alleged perjury, […]