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Posts published in “Day: May 7, 2024

Lusaka cops net Matero’s ‘Black Fish’

By CHUSA SICHONE and PASSY HACHIZYO – A TWENTY-EIGHT-YEAR-OLD suspected leader of a notorious gang which has been terrorising people around the Shadreck’s traffic lights in Lusaka’s Matero Township has been arrested.Gift Banda, infamously known as “Black Fish”, of unknown house number in Matero, was found beating a 33-year-old man of the same township, whom […]

BoZ housing initiative loading!

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has come up with an initiative to establish a specialised housing finance facility to address the shortage of accommodation in the country.BoZ Governor Denny Kalyalya said the central bank would take an active role and invest significant resources to support and accelerate increased availability of housing […]

Airlink Broadband to launch fibre network

By KETRA KALUNGA – AIRLINK Broadband Limited Zambia, an internet service provider, is this year set to launch a fibre network in Ndola before expanding to Lusaka next year to bridge the digital gap between urban and rural communities.Managing Director Kundan Singh Dalawat said that by July this year, the company would have started connecting […]

Airlink Broadband to launch fibre network

By KETRA KALUNGA – AIRLINK Broadband Limited Zambia, an internet service provider, is this year set to launch a fibre network in Ndola before expanding to Lusaka next year to bridge the digital gap between urban and rural communities.Managing Director Kundan Singh Dalawat said that by July this year, the company would have started connecting […]

Soya beans pegged at K16 per kg

By ANDREW MULENGA – COMMERCIAL farmers have reportedly pegged the prices of soya beans at $600 per tonne or K16 per kilogramme from the $480 per tonne or about K9 per kg the commodity fetched at last marketing season.This has worried the Crushers and edible Oils Refiners Association (CEDORA) saying that it will be difficult […]

Chilanga Cement starts lime production in Ndola

By CHATULA KANGALI – CHILANGA Cement PLC has started lime production at its Ndola plant following an investment of $5 million into the expansion project.The company has since launched its new lime product dubbed, ‘PAWA Lime’ which is tailored for mining and industrial use.The new lime plant has a production capacity of 108,000 tonnes per […]

HH to grace Absa cup final

By RONALD CHAWE – FOOTBALL number one fan and Republican President Hakainde Hichilema will spice up the 2023/24 Absa Cup as guest of honour when Kabwe Warriors face Red Arrows at the Heroes National Stadium this weekend.FAZ president Andrew Kamanga announced this in his weekly column ‘President Corner’ that President Hichilema, who is also the […]

‘Silence not a sign of weakness’

By RONALD CHAWE – FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga says football disputes can never be resolved through the courts of law as prescribed by FIFA in its statutes.However, Kamanga says the association has remained open to finding a solution to the ongoing impasse.Writing in his weekly column ‘President’s Corner’, Kamanga said FIFA […]

Muzala tips athletes

By RONALD CHAWE – RUNNER Muzala Samukonga says the athletes need to work hard and maintain a top two world ranking by June 30 to boost Zambia’s chances of qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.Muzala said this from Nassau yesterday after the men’s 4x400m team missed out on automatic qualification for the Paris Games […]

Guntila Muleya is new IBA boss

By CHUSA SICHONE – FORMER Multichoice Zambia general manager, Guntila Muleya, has been appointed as the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) new director general.The IBA board’s appointment of Mr Muleya to replace Josephine Mapoma was effective yesterday.This is according to a statement issued by IBA board chairperson Chikosola Chuula yesterday.“Mr Muleya comes to the IBA in […]

Wife, daughter slay hubby

By JULIUS PHIRI – A FIFTY-NINE-YEAR-OLD woman and her daughter have been arrested for allegedly battering her husband to death in Chitulika Village of Chief Chikwanda’s area in Mpika District.Muchinga Province Police chief Paul Achiume said yesterday that Phales Mutale and daughter Evelyn Bwalya, 19, had been detained in connection with the murder of Kings […]

Zambia’s democracy growing by leaps and bounds – Woolley

By CHUSA SICHONE – BRITISH High Commissioner to Zambia Nicholas Woolley says Zambia’s democratic space has been growing and there is evidence to support the huge strides that have been recorded in that area.He said Zambia’s democratic space had not shrunk as there were a number of indicators that demonstrated that the country had made […]

‘I’m not guilty’

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – FORMER Zambia Air Force (ZAF) Commander Ronald Shikapwasha ‘s wife, Jane Lusengo- Shikapwasha yesterday pleaded not guilty to murdering her husband.Lusengo -Shikapwasha, 73, told Lusaka High Court Judge Conceptor Zulu that she understood the charge but she was not guilty.She was charged with one count of murder.Read more