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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 […]

Southern African Countries Battle to Save Own Tobacco Industry

[The Herald] A coalition of five Southern African countries met recently in Malawi to discuss ways to address the growing global anti-tobacco lobby which is imposing tighter regulations and heavy taxes on the golden leaf, a major source of export earni...