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Posts published in “Day: May 24, 2024

Zambia, Turkey pledge to grow trade

By ANDREW MULENGA – ZAMBIA and Turkey have pledged to continue working together and grow trade which doubled from US$25 million in 2021 to US$52 million in 2022.The Zambian government says the two countries have continued enjoying good diplomatic relations and collaborations in various sectors of the economy, thus giving potential for further growth in […]

Zambia Sugar stakes $2m for irrigation

By KETRA KALUNGA – ZAMBIA Sugar Plc will leverage annual investment in irrigation technology of about $2 million to mitigate the impact of the drought on its production, Managing Director Oswald Magwenzi has said.Mr Magwenzi said the company would utilise the drip-and-drone irrigation technology to ensure that the limited water available is directed into areas […]

More cars for prizes at Zambia Open

By KALUMIANA KALUMINA – ACTION Auto and Imperial Motors will be hole-in-one sponsors at the 2024 Mopani Zambia Open to be held at Nkana Golf Club in Kitwe from June 13-16.Zambia Golf Open Organising Committee Chairperson for sponsorship Daniel Banister said yesterday during the unveiling ceremony held at Nkana Golf Club that they were excited […]

Ethiopians, Kenyans in Kansanshi marathon

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – ATHLETES from Ethiopia and Kenya will form part of the 1, 589 runners that will race in this year’s Kansanshi Marathon, the highest-paying 42km race in Zambia and set for tomorrow in Solwezi.According to Kansanshi Mine Corporate Affairs Specialist Clinton Masumba, this year’s marathon had received foreign entries from five countries […]

‘Grant Avram trust’

By RONALD CHAWE – GOVERNMENT has asked football fans to trust Zambia coach Avram Grant over his team selection for the forthcoming 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Morocco and Tanzania.Sports Permanent Secretary Kangwa Chileshe in an interview yesterday said fans should appreciate the role the coach and his technical bench would play in the […]

State withdraws case against Yamba, four others

By PERDITA CHENJELA and PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE State has withdrawn a case against former Secretary to Treasury Fredson Yamba and four others for allegedly violating the law in the preparation of supplementary estimates of expenditure for the construction of the FTJ University in Mansa of Luapula Province.In this matter Yamba was charged along with […]

Court declines to hold Mukula trial in camera …says there is nothing to hide

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE Lusaka Magistrate Court has refused to hold in camera the trial of Zaffico Director of Forestry Department Ignatius Makumba, Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) former Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mateyo Kaluba and others who are charged with abuse of authority and attempting to export 39 containers of Mukula logs to China.Lusaka […]

Veep toasts parley’s centenary mark

By JAMES KUNDA – VICE-PRESIDENT W.K Mutale-Nalumango says she looks forward to an even stronger Parliament that will harness the country’s representative democratic credentials in the coming 100 years.Speaking when she graced the flag hoisting ceremony to mark the centenary celebrations of the Zambian Parliament at the stroke of midnight, into yesterday, Ms Mutale-Nalumango urged […]

ZNS grows investments

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE Zambia National Service (ZNS) has widened its investment portfolio, launching its Eagles Holding Group of Companies with an initial eight subsidiary entities offering a wide range of services from transportation to mining.The eight subsidiary companies are Eagles Alert Security, Eagles Plus Trading, Eagles Bus Services, Eagles Blocks and Pavers, Eagles […]

Police have no plans to ambush ECL – IG

By CHUSA SICHONE and KENNEDY MUPESENI – INSPECTOR General of Police Graphael Musamba says allegations by former president Edgar Lungu that the police are planning to ambush him at night are unfounded and false.Mr Musamba said at no point did the Zambia Police Service have any intention of ambushing Mr Lungu or any other citizen.He […]

Uproar Over Zambia’s Plan to Regulate Online Broadcasting

[DW] The Zambian government's recent announcement that it will require licencing of online media has raised concern among rights activists who say it is an infringement on freedom of expression and speech.