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All Comers Meet: 500 runners eye accolades at Levy Stadium

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – OVER 500 runners from Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi and the Democratic Republic of Congo will this weekend take to the tracks at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium to try and qualify for next month’s African Senior Athletics Championship set for Cameroon.According to Zambia Athletics (ZA) marketing and communications officer Stella Mumbi-Omara, the number […]

Southern Africa Battles Deadly Cholera Outbreak

[DW] Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi are at the epicenter of the deadliest cholera outbreak in southern Africa in at least a decade. The global stockpile of vaccines to limit the disease's spread has run dry.

‘Zambia’ll attain GDP growth’

By JAMES KUNDA – THE World Bank has expressed optimism that Zambia will attain the projected 4.7 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth projected for the year 2024.World Bank country director for Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Tanzania Nathan Belete said this was because the Government had restored macro and fiscal stability in the economy, […]

Anglican church to ordain women into priesthood

By FELIX NKINKE – THE Central African Province of the Anglican Church has approved the ordination of women to priesthood subject to the preferences of each diocese.The Central African Province includes 15 dioceses in four countries, Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.Lusaka Diocese Vicar General Charlie Thomas confirmed to the Times of Zambia that the ordination […]

‘Open access to Dar Es Salaam Railway Corridor’

By CHATULA KANGALI – CALABASHI Freight Limited, a company that operates on the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), has called for the implementation of the open access on the Dar es Salaam Railway Corridor to help enhance regional connectivity.Dar es Salaam Railway Corridor connects the Port of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to landlocked Zambia, […]

Bwalya eyes podium finish

By RONALD CHAWE – ZAMBIA’S International Master (IM) Gillan Bwalya is in lie for a best podium finish after tying in joint second position at the ongoing 2023 Moja Extravaganza Open Chess Championship in Kimberly, South Africa.After picking a draw in round one of the prestige Open, Bwalya, who is the Zambia’s highest rated player, […]

Corporates boost senior golfers’ fortunes

By BENEDICT TEMBO – THE Senior Golfers Society of Zambia tournaments are back in action after a three-year hiatus induced by COVID-19.And the return could not have been more glamorous – thanks to the corporate support of three companies which pooled resources as platinum sponsors.The 58th edition currently taking place in Lusaka with the participation […]

DRC dominates SADC, COMESA export  market share

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has dominated the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) exportmarket share for Zambia at 81.6 per cent for July 2023.DRC is followed by Zimbabwe with 13.2 per cent.Other notable markets for Zambia within SADC and COMESA regions […]

Zambia, Malawi boundary demarcation done

By JULIUS PHIRI – THE Zambia/Malawi boundary demarcation exercise which started in 1998 to resolve the longstanding boundary dispute has been concluded.Lands and Natural Resources Minister Elijah Muchima said Zambia was impressed with work done on the physical boundary demarcation and commended African Union Border Programme (AUBP) for the support it rendered to the whole […]

Netballers tumble to holders Tonga, face Malawi

By SANDRA MWILA – Tonga 59-47 ZambiaCOACH Lazarous Tembo is impressed with his team performance despite losing the final group match to defending champions Tonga at the on-going Pacific Australia Netball Series in Gold Coast.

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Zambia responds to Malawi SOS

By FELIX NKINKE – ZAMBIA has donated a consignment of humanitarian aid worth about US$1 million to Malawi to help mitigate the devastating effects of cyclone Freddy which has killed over 350 people in Blantyre and other cities. Read more

Cross border trade critical in achieving regional integration

AS COVID-19 continues wreaking havoc to nations, a strengthened regional integration is critical in keeping fragile economies running.From time immemorial, cross-border trade, especially at small scale levels has been showing significant potential in promoting regional trade.Various studies have shown that regional trade at small scale level has the capacity to contribute to poverty reduction and […]

‘Protect rights of older workers’

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE International Labour Organisation (ILO) has called for the protection of the right of older workers to equality of treatment.ILO director for Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique George Okutho said protection of older workers was in line with the organisation’s Older Workers Recommendation of 1980.Mr Okutho said this in a speech read for him […]