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Posts published in “Day: May 10, 2024

Kafubu Water innovates …Plans 600MW floating solar power project at Kafulafuta Dam

By CHATULA KANGALI – KAFUBU Water and Sanitation Company (KWSC) is conducting a feasibility study for a floating solar Photovoltaic (PV) system to generate 600 Megawatts (MW) of electricity on the newly-constructed Kafulafuta Dam in Masaiti District.Company Managing Director Joe Mbewe said the solar project would be floated on the 125 million cubic metres of […]

Kabwe in good start at Namibia Chess tourney

By RONALD CHAWE – ZAMBIA’S Timothy ‘Komodo’ Kabwe picked up back-to-back wins in the opening two rounds to jointly lead the 2024 Bank Windhoek Namibian Open Chess tournament.Kabwe ranked third at the start of the competition, opened the contest with a win over Junior Heita and then beat Clive Campbell, both from the host country.Despite […]

Arrows, Warriors upbeat on Absa Cup final

By RONALD CHAWE – RED Arrows coach Chisi Mbewe says his team is geared to take down Kabwe Warriors in the 2024 Absa Cup final at Heroes Stadium this Sunday.Chisi, in an interview, yesterday said the team was determined to win the trophy that would be handed to the winners by Republican President Hakainde Hichilema […]

Kansanshi Marathon to dish out K500,000

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – MINING giant, Kansanshi Mine has set aside over K500, 000 in prize money for this month’s Kansanshi Marathon, making it the highest-paying 42 kilometre race in the country.Kansanshi Mine Corporate Affairs Specialist Clinton Masumba said yesterday that the mine was committed to elevating the standard of marathons in Zambia.He said the […]

Govt steps in!

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – GOVERNMENT has moved in to help pacify the latest impasse in the Zambian football by spearheading talks with the two parties to enable them settle the matter outside the courts of law.With the talks ongoing, Ndola High Court Judge Greenwell Malumani allowed the two ‘warring’ parties to continue negotiating but present […]

GBM ordered to appear in court

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWETHE Lusaka magistrate’s court has ordered former Defence minister Geoffrey Mwamba to appear before May 15, this year, to explain why he failed to attend a court on Wednesday.This is in a matter in which Mwamba is charged with 24 counts of failure to declare interest, money laundering and being in possession of […]

‘Ailing’ Kambwili detained

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – PATRIOTIC Front (PF) member Chishimba Kambwili, who was taken to court in a wheelchair, has been detained after party leader Miles Sampa withdrew as his surety.Lusaka Resident Magistrate Kawama Mwanfuli ordered that Kambwili remains in detention until he finds a replacement for Mr Sampa.In this matter, Kambwili is charged with unlawful […]

HH’s call for peaceful Africa cardinal

IN the 21 Century, technological advancement has taken centre stage.This comes in the face of the adverse effects of climate change, threatening nations with food insecurity, along with a surge in commodity prices and unrest in several parts of the world.Africa, arguably the richest continent, has experienced a record share of civil unrest for decades […]

1,000 maternal, neonatal deaths unacceptable – HH

By CHUSA SICHONE and JOSEPH BANDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says it is unacceptable for Zambia to record 1, 000 maternal and neonatal deaths per year.The President implored traditional leaders, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), the academia, development partners and Government to contribute towards finding a solution, while assuring of recruiting 4, 000 health workers this […]

Mweetwa rubbishes ‘fake UKA’ registration assertions

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Government says it is not aware about any registration of an entity being referred to as “fake UKA”.Chief Government spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa said no individual or institution had presented credible evidence backed by certification indicating that such an institution had been registered.“For now, it is just hearsay and rhetoric by […]

Shikapwasha’s last words!

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – STARTLING revelations have started to emerge about the final words of the late former Zambia Air Force (ZAF) Commander Ronnie Shikapwasha as he lay dying, after he was allegedly shot at point blank range by his wife Jane.His daughter Vanessa narrated in a Lusaka High court that her father muttered as […]

‘ECL not above the law’

By JOSEPH BANDA – THE Zambia Police Service has warned former president Edgar Lungu that it will take legal action on him if he continues to conduct himself outside the law.The police said yesterday that they had observed an incident involving Mr Lungu, who led a group of individuals from Town Centre around 11:30 hours […]

Invest in fertiliser production, HH tips African countries

PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has stressed the need to make fertiliser available and affordable to farmers across the African continent to increase productivity and ensure food security,President Hichilema said if fertiliser was not made available and affordable to farmers, the intended objective of increasing productivity and securing food security on the continent would not be achieved. […]