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Lusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia. It is one of the fastest developing cities in southern Africa. Lusaka is in the southern part of the central plateau at an elevation of about 1,279 metres (4,196 ft). As of 2019, the city’s population was about 3.3 million, while the urban population is estimated at 2.5 million in 2018. Lusaka is the centre of both commerce and government in Zambia and connects to the country’s four main highways heading north, south, east and west. English is the official language of the city administration, while Nyanja and Bemba are the commonly spoken street languages.


Lusaka Golf Club owes LCC K4m

By RONALD CHAWE – THE Lusaka City Council (LCC) has asked the bailiffs to pounce on the Lusaka Golf Club to help recover almost K4 million owed to it through unpaid land rates despite reminders dating back to last year.This is according to an application to the Sheriff’s Office to grant the Lusaka City Council […]

Kundananji says Zambia will be equal to Olympics challenge…as she launches foundation

By GODFREY DUBE- WOMEN’s national football team striker Racheal Kundananji says the team will stand tall despite being pitted against the world’s best teams at the Paris Olympic Games which get underway in a fortnight.Speaking in an interview at the OYDC-Zambia in Lusaka yesterday, the United States of America (USA)- based forward said the Copper […]

Court grants embattled PF MPs some relief

By EMILY KUWEMA – THE Lusaka High Court has ordered that the decision to declare vacant the nine parliamentary seats held by Patriotic Front (PF) Members of parliament (MPs) be stayed until the case in which they are challenging the Speaker’s decision to declare their seats vacant is heard by the court.High Court Judge Susan […]

ICR set for this weekend

By GODFREY DUBE – YASH Life Science has pumped in K200, 000 towards the staging of the 24th edition of the Inter- Company Relay (ICR) set for this weekend, reducing the organisers deficit to K450, 000.At this year’s edition, the Zambia Athletics (ZA) is targeting to raise K1.5 million with a net of K500, 000 […]

$511m drought relief support flows in – Veep

By JAMES KUNDA – VICE-PRESIDENT W.K Mutale-Nalumango says cooperating partners have so far provided Zambia with US$511 million in drought relief support of the estimated US$940 million.Ms Mutale-Nalumango said this was both in pledges and actual disbursements, with the support coming from institutions such as the World Bank and United Nations (UN) as well as […]

ECL loses bid

By JAMES KUNDA – FORMER president Edgar Lungu has lost his bid to have the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) dismiss a petition challenging his eligibility to contest future elections.The petition was filed by Lusaka youth activist Michelo Chizombe who cited Mr Lungu, the Attorney General and the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) as first, second and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ladies stage international golf tourney

By BENEDICT TEMBO – FOLLOWING back-to-back international men’s golf tournaments, the women have picked up the baton to showcase their mettle.Zambia successfully staged and won the Region Five tournament at the Lusaka Golf Club and that was followed by the Mopani Zambia Open Golf tournament at Nkana Golf Club in Kitwe mid this month.Before the […]

Zim Dominate Zambia in Rugby

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE women's national rugby team interim head coach Lissy Wasarirevu believes her side needs to invest more in their play after edging rivals Zambia in a test match in Lusaka at the weekend.

Zesco Access K2.8m deal

By GODFREY DUBE – ACCESS Bank has enhanced its legacy by increasing Zesco United’s shirt sponsorship to K2.8 million for the 2024-2025 season, representing an increment of K300, 000 from last season’s deal.And Zesco United chief executive officer Charles Kalala says the decision by the bank to extend the shirt sponsorship deal to another season […]

Presidential orders!

By JOSEPH BANDA – HOSPITALS, water and security institutions should be exempted from load-shedding, President Hakainde Hichilema has directed.Public universities and learning institutions should also be spared, while the private sector should ensure that they provide alternative sources of energy to allow smooth operations.Mr Hichilema said this at a Press conference at State House in […]

Zambia Airways to fly into East Africa

By CHATULA KANGALI – ZAMBIA Airways (ZA) is this week scheduled to start its inaugural flights into East Africa to expand their routes.The new flight ZN 504 from Lusaka to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania and Nairobi in Kenya will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.Zambia Airways chief executive officer Thomas Woldesenbet confirmed in a […]

Zambeef records K1.1bn profit

By CHATULA KANGALI – ZAMBEEF Products Plc has recorded a gross profit of K1.1 billion in the half year ending March 31, 2024.The Group achieved revenue of K3.4 billion accompanied by the gross profit of K1.1 billion representing a year-on year increase of 22.6 percent and 27.5 percent in kwacha and dollar terms respectively.This is […]