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Posts published in “Day: April 15, 2024

Angola Beats Zambia in African Futsal

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola beat Zambia, 8-5, in the 2nd round of the "CAN2024" African Championship, played this Saturday, at the Prince Moulay Abdallah pavilion, in Rabat (Morocco).

Shaft 28 water to help in power generation – CLM

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE more than 170 million cubic metres of water from Shaft 28 at CNMC Luanshya Copper Mines (CLM) will help aid power generation which is currently in short supply due to the drought being experienced in the country.CLM chairperson Wang Jingjun says the mine has donated the water for power generation […]

‘FNB’s Zambia Wine Festival: Good for networking’

By KETRA KALUNGA – SOME Zambians have described the First National Bank (FNB) Zambia Wine Festival as a good networking platform for business expansion and creation of business opportunities.FNB organised the event that attracted best wineries from South Africa.to celebrate 15 years of operation in Zambia.They included Noble Hill, Sarah’s Creek, Vinette, Holden Manz, Niel […]

Kalene Hills Fruit starts pineapple juice production

By CHATULA KANGALI – KALENE Hills Fruit Company in Mwinilunga District has commenced the production of pineapple juice.The company which is wholly owned by the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) was commissioned in 2022.IDC Head of Corporate Communication Namakau Mukelabai said the three tonnes-per-hour plant was now fully operational.Ms Mukelabai said in an interview that the […]

Investrust depositors hail State

By SYLVIA MWEETWA – SOME account holders at the Investrust Bank, in possession by the Bank of Zambia (BoZ), have commended the Government for its quick action on the issue of their deposits.They have paid tribute to the Government and the BoZ for urgently responding to concerns on whether they will be able to access […]

‘We will fight to beat Morocco’

By SANDRA MWILA – Zambia 5-8 AngolaZAMBIA will today need to beat hosts Morocco to advance to the semi-finals of the ongoing TotalEnergies Futsal AFCON with coach Andrea Christoforetti admitting the game will be a mountain to climb.This complication of needing to beat the hosts and African champions in Rabat came after Christoforetti’s side fell […]

Zesco shocked!

By SANDRA MWILA – Zesco 0 -0 Nchanga (3-4 Penalties)NCHANGA Rangers yesterday knocked record Absa Cup winners, Zesco United out of this season’s race but coach Robert Tembo feels his side needs to find ways of scoring in regulation time.National Division One side Nchanga Rangers, the only lower division side left in the competition also […]

HH prays for Kalaba

By RONALD CHAWE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema is praying for the quick recovery of 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) winner, Rainford Kalaba who is admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka after a fatal road traffic accident on Saturday.And the former Chipolopolo skipper was yesterday reported […]

Zesco reverts to eight hours

By EMILY KUWEMA – ZESCO Limited is reinstating an eight hour load-shedding schedule starting today to enhance stability and predictability in power management across Lusaka.Zesco Spokesperson Matongo Maumbi said the decision followed challen...

State lauds Sangwa on Mopani but…

By GEORGE SINKALA – THE Government has applauded Lusaka lawyer John Sangwa for welcoming the takeover of Mopani Copper Mines by International Resources Holding (IRH) of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) but disagreed with his sentiments that the transaction was ‘illegal’.In an interview in Lusaka yesterday, Chief Government Spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa said it was […]

‘Tasila Lungu had no known income’

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE State has submitted to the Economic and Financial Crimes Court (EFCC) that Chawama Member of Parliament Tasila Lungu had no known income before August 2015 and August 2021.Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) Senior Investigation Officer, Emmanuel Khondowe also stated that Tasila had not provided documentary evidence to establish how the farm […]

$20m Ndola hospital delivered!

By MAYA NTANDA and CHATULA KANGALI – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema wrapped up his working visit to the Copperbelt with the commissioning of the $20 million Chifubu Level One Hospital in Ndola as he reiterated his administration’s commitment to delivering quality health care.The state-of-art structure has modern equipment, sewerage treatment and a housing unit for members […]

Utilise CDF, Church told

By MAYA NTANDA and CHATULA KANGALI – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has urged the Church to encourage its members to utilise the Constituency Development Funds (CDF) for skills training and entrepreneurship.Speaking at the Ndola Diocese Catholic Church yesterday where he attended a Sunday mass, Mr Hichilema said there was need for the Church and Government to […]