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Posts published in “Day: July 9, 2024

Airtime Scratch Cards to Go?

[Times of Zambia] BRIEFCASE has observed that mobile phone providers are currently sending texts to users on the intention to phase out scratch cards.

Onion importation ends

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE importation of onions from South Africa which commenced in March this year, has come to an end as local farmers are now able to satisfy the local market.Zambia Fruits and Vegetables Association (ZFVA) Association General Secretary Gideon Kalima said in an interview that local farmers were now able to supply […]

Airtime scratch cards to go?

BRIEFCASE has observed that mobile phone providers are currently sending texts to users on the intention to phase out scratch cards.The phasing out of airtime scratch cards will enhance the digital transformation and therefore messages from mobile phone providers will prepare the users of the change.Last year, government announced the scraping off and use of […]

Kwacha maintains mark against US dollar

By ANDREW MULENGA – THE Kwacha has for nearly a month now been trading within the K25 psychological mark against major currency convertibles, thereby exhibiting some semblance of stability in the foreign exchange market.Last week, the Kwacha closed the trading session on a positive note still trading below the K25 mark with the dollar buying […]

Solar kit prices drop in Lsk, Ndola

By ANDREW MULENGA and CHATULA KANGALI – THE prices for solar panels as well as solar batteries have reduced by an average of K500 in most stores in Lusaka and Ndola.A check by Business Times in stores along Freedom-way found the price for a 540 Watts solar panel reduced from K4,990 to K3,690 in Kanono […]

Fly the Zambian flag high – Kamanga

By GODFREY DUBE – FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga has urged the Copper Queens to work hard and fly the Zambian flag high during the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.Speaking when he addressed the team before departure for France, Kamanga reminded the players that they were carrying the hopes of the over 20 […]

Give it your all – Kalembo

By GODFREY DUBE – ATHLETICS national team coach Douglas Kalembo has urged his Paris 2024 Olympic Games-bound athletes to use the lifetime opportunity and make the country proud by delivering medals.Speaking in an interview yesterday, Kalembo urged his athletes to use the lifetime opportunity wisely.“We are prepared and my athletes know they are going into […]

Chambeshi tips technical bench

By GODFREY DUBE – FORMER Chipolopolo coach Beston Chambeshi says there is need for the technical bench to select players with the character and willingness to work hard for the team ahead of the Morocco 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.And FAZ president Andrew Kamanga said quality preparations will be key for the team […]

Diggers bury KPF

By RONALD CHAWE – KPF 5-19 Diggers‘MEN-At-Work’ Diggers coach Mathews Kabeya says the team will continue to attach great seriousness to the regional games after silencing town bitter rivals Kitwe Playing Fields (KPF) to maintain the second position on the Copperbelt Region table.Diggers moved to 19 points after this victory at Spoilers Den in Kitwe […]

Zambia hosts SADC senior officials meeting

By JESSICA MWANSA – THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) is still grappling with pockets of vulnerability and insecurity, particularly in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where the negative Forces continue to threaten peace.Speaking during the opening meeting of senior officials of the SADC Ministerial Committee of the organ in Lusaka yesterday, Permanent […]

Law fraternity eulogises former Chief Justice Annel Silungwe

By JAMES KUNDA – THE law fraternity has exalted late former Chief Justice Annel Silungwe, describing his 34-year career in the Judiciary as illustrious and selfless.At a valedictory service held at the Supreme Court grounds yesterday in Lusaka, Chief Justice Mumba Malila, acting deputy chief Justice Florence Mumba, Attorney General Mulilo Kabesha, Law Association of […]