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Posts published in “Day: May 3, 2024

Professional golf experts jet in for elite camp training

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – THREE professional golf experts are in the country to conduct a three-day In-country Elite Golf Camp training with 15 leading Zambian amateur golfers and coaches.Leading the experts is Stuart Clayton from Scotland and has on his sides Mark Fairbank and Tylone Gipp, both from the Professional Golf Association in South Africans, […]

We’ll represent Zambia well – Muzala

By RONALD CHAWE – COMMONWEALTH 400m champion Muzala Samukonga says the Zambian team is ready to compete for honours and an Olympic slot when the 2024 World Athletics Relays sprint into action at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas.This championship also acts as a crucial Paris 2024 Olympic qualifying event for the […]

FAZ hearing deferred …as Kazabu calls for ‘ceasefire’ through proper channel

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – THE ruling on whether the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Annual General Meeting (AGM) should go ahead or not will have to wait for one more week after the Ndola High Court yesterday adjourned the inter-parte hearing.The reasons for adjourning the hearing to Thursday next week is that the plaintiff, Damiano […]

6 perish in Serenje road accident

By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI – SIX people have been burnt to ashes after a fuel tanker carrying fuel lost control and collided with a truck that was transporting cement in Pilyeshi area of Serenje District yesterday.The six include a tanker driver and five passengers that were in a Howo Dangote truck that was transporting cement.The Dangote […]

Take keen interest in environmental reporting, Mweetwa rallies scribes

By SHARON KALIMBULA and GEORGE SINKALA – THE Government has challenged the media to accord environmental issues high priority in their news coverage and programming as it strives to create a free environment for the industry.Information and Media Minister Cornelius Mweetwa said the theme for the commemoration of this year World Press Freedom Day, ‘’A […]

HH gets tough on land …as he prods Chavuma residents to end squabbles, focus on development

By MAYA NTANDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has advised traditional leaders to avoid offering huge chunks of land to individuals and disclosed that he has cancelled title deeds for individuals that were awarded up to 55,000 hectares to one person.Mr Hichilema said offering huge pieces of land to individuals could pose a challenge to development. […]

Finnish online intercity bus booking platform extends operations to Zambia

By KETRA KALUNGA – A LEADING Finland-based online intercity bus booking platform AfriKonekta has expanded its operations to Zambia to digitalise the transport sector.Chief Executive Officer Tichaona Dande said the innovative platform allows passengers to buy bus tickets at a cost of $1 to travel to any part of the country, providing a seamless digital […]

Construction Expo targets 250 exhibitors

By KETRA KALUNGAMORE than 250 exhibitors are expected signed up for the forthcoming Construction Expo as the preparations for the second edition slated for June get underway.This year’s Construction Expo will be held under the theme “Innovation Beyond Construction” have commenced.Business Development Manager Luke Matenga said the event was targeting to attract about 250 local […]

Zambia fertiliser secure – Mulenga

By CHATULA KANGALI – ZAMBIA has become fertiliser secure and is no longer dependent on imports to sustain the production of crops, the Government has revealed.Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Chipoka Mulenga said that the country was now consuming its own fertiliser.Mr Mulenga said in an interview that the country was currently not spending even […]

‘Utilise CEEC loan products to address drought effects’

By ANDREW MULENGA – THE Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has urged Zambians to take advantage of the various loan products it offers in addressing the devastating effects of the drought.CEEC Public Relations Manager Michelo Mukata said the commission had yesterday put out a special request for citizens to apply for agricultural mechanisation, energy, irrigation […]

ZICB pays out K30m to Investrust depositors

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Zambia Industrial Commercial Bank (ZICB) has paid out more than K30 million to Investrust Bank depositors out of the K470 million allocated to the bank by the Bank of Zambia (BoZ).Last week, BoZ announced that the depositors of Investrust Bank will start accessing their money through ZICB and Zanaco branches […]