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Posts published in “Day: May 6, 2024


Lusaka, Zambia ,26th April 2024 – Yango, the International tech company present on the zambian market with several digital city services including the ride-hailing services has launched the business-to-business service for corporate businesses in Lusaka. Local business entities will now be able to open a ‘Yango for Business Personal Corporate Account’ to provide their staff […]

Liquid set to unveil public Wi-Fi network to cities country-wide

By KETRA KALUNGA and ANDREW MULENGA – LIQUID Intelligence Technologies Zambia says it will soon roll out public Wi-Fi to cities across Zambia following the successful launch of the product in Livingstone.The technology company launched an innovative public Wi-Fi service in Livingstone with three hotspots installed, one at the Victoria Falls and two others within […]

Access Bank assumes full control of Atlas-Mara

By KETRA KALUNGA – ACCESS Bank Zambia has assumed all rights and obligations of Atlas-Mara following the merger which was legally completed on April 30, 2024.Access Bank chief executive officer Lishala Situmbeko said the legally-complete merger now trading as Access Bank has already started benefiting customers across the country with the widest branch network in […]

LuSE records all-time high market capitalisation

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Lusaka Securities Exchange Commission (LuSE) has recorded an all-time high market capitalisation breaking the K100-billion psychological barrier in April 2024.The month recorded a total of 2, 897 equity trades repres...

Schools open today May 6

By EMILY KUWEMA – THE Ministry of Education has maintained the schedule for both public and private schools to open today May 6, 2024contrary to a section of the public suggesting that schools will open on May 13, 2024.The ministry said it has maintained the date to allow learners to recover the time they lost […]

Kambikambi counsels handball team

By FELIX MUNYIKA – NATIONAL Olympic Committee (NOC) secretary general Boniface Kambikambi has urged Zambian players to be wary of doping as they left for Zimbabwe to compete in the International Handball Federation (IHF) Trophy Zone Six tournament.Kambikambi told the IHF Trophy Zone VI bound team at the OYDC Zambia which has been their training […]

Local golfer charms R&A experts

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – THE three R&A golf experts have been left impressed with Zambia’s international prospects after a three-day in-country golf camp training in Lusaka.Speaking in an interview yesterday, United Kingdom-based trainer Stuart Clayton expressed happiness with the quality of talent from the dozen he worked with at the Lusaka Golf Club saying just […]

Zambian teams still have chance – Foloko

By RONALD CHAWE – NATIONAL Olympic Committee (NOC) president Alfred Foloko says the Zambian teams still have a chance to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games after failing to secure automatic qualification at the Bahamas 2024 World Athletics Relays.The men’s team finished fourth while the women’s team tumbled to a seventh place finish on […]

‘Concerted efforts needed in finding climate change solutions’

By SHARON KALIMBULA – LOCAL Government and Rural Development Minister Gary Nkombo has called for concerted efforts in building resilience, navigating climate change and health for a sustainable future.Speaking at the Coalition of African parliamentarians (CAPAH) environmental climate change indaba themed, “Building Resilience Navigating Climate Change and Health for Sustainable Futures”, Mr Nkombo said the […]

Charcoal is not a solution

THE negative effects of climate change and global warming are no longer a far-fetched story people would read about in the papers or hear on the news.These effects are with us every day through issues like the drought the country is going through right now, frequent floods and unusually high temperatures among others.Even the hugely […]

Support HH, OYV counsels ECL

By GEORGE SINKALA – OPERATION Young Vote (OYV) executive director Guess Nyirenda has urged former president Edgar Lungu to humble himself, cooperate and support his successor Hakainde Hichilema for the sake of Zambia’s continued peace and attainment of national development.Mr Nyirenda said OYV would like to see Mr Lungu contributing to solutions capable of resolving […]

Govt to restore order in Kitwe’s coffins trade – DC

By SYLVIA MWEETWA – GOVERNMENT will soon act on the illegal and insensitive trade of coffins at the entrance of the Kitwe Teaching Hospital (KTH) District Commissioner Lawrence Mwanza has revealed.And Kitwe City Council Director of Health Rodney Banda in a seperate interview assured the public that the illegal traders would this week be forcibly […]

14 ‘notorious’ hoodlums rounded up in Ndola crackdown

By MAPULANGA LIBINGA – FOURTEEN people including two foreigners in Ndola have been arrested by police in an operation conducted to search for assailants that have been terrorising the public.Copperbelt Province police chief Peacewell Mweemba said the operation was aimed at arresting culprits who had been terrorising the public in Mushili Township, Jacaranda Villa and […]

ZNS Facebook jobs deceptive schemes laid bare

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE Zambia National Service (ZNS) has unearthed a scam in which some unscrupulous people are swindling unsuspecting job seekers of money using fake Facebook and WhatsApp accounts created under the name of the institution’s Commander Maliti Solochi.The fraudsters were using those fake Facebook and WhatsApp accounts to demand that persons seeking […]