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Posts published in “Day: April 5, 2024

LuSE capitalisation up by 10 p.c

By ANDREW MULENGA – THE Lusaka Securities Exchange (LuSE)’s total market capitalisation for the first quarter of 2024 rose to K97.76 billion translating into10.2-per cent increase on the K75 billion posted in the first quarter of 2023.LuSE chief executive officer Nicholas Kabaso said the growth in market capitalisation is as a result of the positive […]

UK dangles K230m for poverty reduction

By AGRIPPA CHANDA – THE United Kingdom (UK) has pledged more than K230 million to support Zambia’s efforts to reduce poverty and tackle climate change which has resulted in a devastating national drought disaster.UK High Commissioner to Zambia Nicholas Woolley said the funds, which were an additional of K2 billion recently provided, would further support […]

Deadly marital dispute!

By CHUSA SICHONE – A FORTY-FOUR-YEAR-OLD man of Lusaka’s Meanwood Ndeke Phase One area has stabbed and strangled his 35-year-old wife before committing suicide by consuming a poisonous substance following a suspected protracted marital dispute


Time to act – HH

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says Zambians should move away from the rhetoric of saying the country has potential to enhance its agricultural productivity by taking practical steps to utilise the abundant natural resources.President Hichilema said it was time to act instead of continuing to say Zambia was endowed with water bodies, favourable […]

Zesco in power boost

By JAMES KUNDA AND KENNEDY MUPESENI – ZESCO Limited has clinched a deal for an additional 90 Mega Watts (MW) of electricity from Mozambique and will later this month receive a further 60 megawatts from Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) as part of the efforts to alleviate the power deficit.Zesco announced on Wednesday that it would […]

‘Bring it on Morocco!’

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – ZAMBIA coach Bruce Mwape says his troops are ready to deliver a win in tonight’s crucial Paris Olympic Games women’s football qualifi er against Morocco at Levy Mwanawasa Stadiumin Ndola. Up against a better ranked Morocco and Spanish World Cup winning coach JorgeVilda, Mwape said none of that fazed him and […]