Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts tagged as “Kitwe”

3 nabbed over copper theft

By JANE MWANSA – THREE people have been arrested in Kitwe in connection with the theft of more than 35 tonnes of copper concentrate destined for Ndola. One suspect is believed to be on the run.Copperbelt police Commanding Officer Peacewell Mweemba said the copper concentrate valued at US$585,376 was on a truck from Kolwezi in […]

New Year too soon! 

By ESTHER NG’ANDU-IT was new year celebrations too early for a 25 year old man of Kitwe who broke into a Shoprite store and was caught imbibing ‘free’ bottles of beer while he helped himself to handsome servings of polony before he was apprehended.The party was cut short after management was alerted about the ‘gate […]

SMEs: Engine of growth

By Kennedy Mupeseni – DESPITE conflicting figures on the contribution of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the sector remains the biggest contributor.Available data indicates that the sector contributes in the region of 70 to 80 per cent to the GDP and more than 80 per cent to […]

Nkana squash sends SOS

By RONALD CHAWE-NKANA Squash Club is appealing to government to help pay the K900,000 owed to Shatop Enterprise of Kitwe or risk losing the property.This follows the Kitwe High Court ruling that ordered the club to pay Shatop Enterprise for repair cos...

Kitwe man kills self after squandering FISP money

By JANE MWANSA-A FIFTY-NINE-YEAR-OLD man of Kitwe believed to have squandered money he received from members of the public for fertiliser under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) has allegedly committed suicide.

Read more

Rangers over-Powered

By KALUMIANA KALUMIANAAt Arthur Davies StadiumPower 1-0 RangersPOWER Dynamos beat Nchanga Rangers in a tightly fought Week 13 fixture to complete back-to-back MTN Super League wins that coach Mwenya Chipepo described as a huge boost ahead of Saturday’...

Heavy downpour leaves Kitwe markets flooded

By KENNEDY MUPESENI-AFTER a heavy downpour experienced in the early hours of yesterday in Kitwe most markets have flooded thereby posing a danger of outbreak in waterborne diseases unless an immediate solution is found.

Read more

Buffaloes are volleyball champs

By SAMUEL LUKHANDA – Buffaloes 3-1 PrisonsGREEN Buffaloes imperious form saw them wrap up the Zambia Volleyball Association (ZAVA) 2022 National Volleyball League (NVL) with a win over Prison Leopards in Kitwe to emerge champions.

Read more

Heavy downpour damages 15 Kitwe houses

By JANE MWANSA-A HEAVY downpour in Kitwe’s Kafue Park area has left 15 houses with blown off roofs while others have collapsed.Newly-elected Kwacha Member of Parliament Charles Mulenga described the situation, which happened following rain on Friday l...

Nkana grow ‘cold feet’

By SAMUEL LUKHANDA-NKANA seem to have grown cold feet over the prospect of playing the Kitwe derby against eternal rivals Power Dynamos on November 19 insisting the game will be played at Nkana Stadium popularly known as ‘Pa Chilata’. Read more

Croc kills Kitwe man

By ESTHER NG’ANDU-A THIRTY-YEAR-OLD man of Kitwe’s Ndeke Changa Changa Township has been killed by a crocodile as he was fishing with his brother in the Kafue River.Ndeke ward Councillor Davies Kasengele confirmed the incident which happened on Saturd...

Govt should release part of the land in tourist sites – economist

By KENNEDY MUPESENI-DEVELOPMENT economist Fabian Chewe says the Government should release part of the land in tourist sites to enable the private sector establish supporting infrastructure such as eateries and camping sites alongside natural wonders.Mr Chewe said an interview in Kitwe at the weekend that most of the tourist sites, the Victoria Falls included, did […]

Kitwe in K5m boost for roads facelift

By JANE MWANSA-THE National Road Fund Agency (NRFA) has released K3.8 million to the Kitwe City Council (KCC) for maintenance works on township roads in the city.KCC public relations manager Mwaka Nakweti said rehabilitation works would include patching up potholes and road markings.Ms Nakweti said the roads that would be worked on were Jambo drive, […]

ECZ explains Kabushi, Kwacha ballots papers

By JAMES KUNDA-THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has clarified that ballot papers for Kabushi and Kwacha constituency parliamentary by-elections were not dispatched to Ndola and Kitwe respectively.ECZ corporate affairs manager Patricia Luhanga said the ballot papers for the two constituencies could also not be verified because of the court petition.“The commission would like to […]

C/belt administration, Grow Links to host business expo

By CHATULA KANGALITHE Copperbelt provincial administration has partnered with Grow Links Zambia to host a business exposition slated for next month.The expo, expected to be held from 20th to 22ndOctober at the ECL Mall in Kitwe is targeting to attract 300 exhibitors from all sectors of the economy under the theme “Sustainable development through green […]

Seven eye Kwacha seat on UPND ticket

By KENNEDY MUPESENI-THE United Party for National Development (UPND) has so far received seven applications for the Kwacha Constituency parliamentary nominations ahead of by-elections on September 15, 2022.UPND Copperbelt deputy spokesperson Godfrey Kamangu said the ruling party around the province has intensified preparations for the Kwacha and Kabushi seats, in Kitwe and Ndola respectively.The two […]

Arrows bag 3rd trophy

By RONALD CHAWE-Kansanshi 6-27 ArrowsRED Arrows coach Mwamba Chishimba has commended his players for beating a determined Kansanshi to claim the highly contested for 2022 Kitwe Playing Fields (KPF)-Zanaco American tournament at Spoilers Den in Kitwe.“Credit to the players, they applied themselves very well throughout the tournament. We knew it was not going to be […]

Mopani Miners Back At Work – Union

[Times of Zambia] National Union of Miners and Allied Workers (NUMAW) president James Chansa has confirmed that Mopani Copper Mine (MCM) employees who were recently sent home when the mining firm placed its Kitwe and Mufulira mining units on care and m...