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Zesco in power boost

By JAMES KUNDA AND KENNEDY MUPESENI – ZESCO Limited has clinched a deal for an additional 90 Mega Watts (MW) of electricity from Mozambique and will later this month receive a further 60 megawatts from Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) as part of the efforts to alleviate the power deficit.Zesco announced on Wednesday that it would […]

Successful SADC Troika indaba elates Namibia’s Veep

By SHARON KALIMBULA – NAMIBIAN vice-president Netumbo Nandi Ndaitwa has said her expectations were met at the summit because there was reaffirmation from the SADC member States to bring about peace and stability in the region with specific focus on the DRC and the Cabo Delgado in Mozambique.Ms Ndaitwa, who left the country yesterday morning, […]

Zesco seeks to increase power imports from Mozambique – Kapala

By JAMES KUNDA – ZESCO is in talks with Mozambique for a possible increase in the quantum of power exports to Zambia.Energy Minister Peter Kapala said currently, the country was importing between 50 and 90 Megawatts (MW) of power from 21:00 hours to 05:00 hours and was anticipating to increase the quantum by another 120 […]

Film maker Abel Silumbwe nominated for best co-director

ZAMBIAN film director Abel Silumbwe has been nominated in the best co-director category at this weekend’s National Arts of Council film and arts festival taking place in Zimbabwe.The event is expected to be held on Saturday, February 24 in Zimbabwe’s second biggest city, Bulawayo.Silumbwe who is National Arts of Media Arts (NAMA) publicity secretary said […]

We’re qualifying, Futsal coach upbeat

By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIA coach Andrea Christoforetti has expressed confidence that his players will overturn the 3-2 deficit against Mozambique this Saturday and qualify for the Morocco 2024 Futsal Africa Cup of Nations.Christoforetti said in an interview yesterday after Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) general secretary Reuben Kamanga visited the team during training at […]

COSAFA quest begins …Copper Queens out to retain title

By SANDRA MWILA In Johannesburg – THE Zambia women’s team today begins the title defdning journey with assistant coach Florence Mwila confident the local assemblage will rise to the occasion in the absence of the foreign based players at the HOLLYWOODBETS 2023 COSAFA Championship in South Africa.In a pre-match interview ahead of the Group B […]

Chinyemba restores Olympics hope

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – BIRMINGHAM Commonwealth Games silver medallist Patrick Chinyemba put a smile back on the gloomy Zambian boxing fans with a dominant show in his opening bout at the ongoing Road to Paris Africa Olympics Qualifying tournament in Senegal.Read more

Demand for Zambian maize increases

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE demand for Zambian maize has increased in the African sub-region. This has been necessitated by the increased population and high production of feed for farming activities.In its monthly agriculture report for August to September, First National Bank (FNB) states that there has been an increasing demand of Zambian maize in […]

Air transport key to economic growth – Tayali

By ANDREW MULENGA – THE Government says air transport is a vital prerequisite to the country’s achievement of economic growth and national development.Transport and Logistics minister, Frank Tayali said air transport facilitates integration into the global economy and provides vital connectivity on a national, regional and international scale. Read more

Zambia Pays Its Electricity Bill

[AIM] The chairperson of Mozambique's publicly owned electricity company, EDM, Marcelino Alberto, on 5 April announced that the Zambian government has paid off its debt of US$22 million to EDM.

Luangwa River boat accident: Survivor found

By CHUSA SICHONE – A SURVIVIOR in the marine accident which claimed eight people on the Luangwa River has been found in Mozambique near the Indian Ocean.Police deputy public relations officer Danny Mwale identified the lucky man as Harrison Ngoma of Luangwa High School. Mr Ngoma was discovered four days after the accident occured Read […]

Mozambique to resume power supply to Zambia

THE Mozambican government has announced plans to resume the supply of energy to Zambia.Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi said the planned resumption follows upgrades in energy infrastructure of that country. Read more

East ponders Cabora Bassa hydro connection

By CHATULA KANGALI –THE Eastern Province Chamber of Commerce (EPCCI) and Industry has called on the Government to consider connecting the eastern part of the country to the Cabora Bassa Dam Hydro Power plant in Mozambique to help address the pow...

Green Industrialisation, game-changer for Africa’s economic growth

By Maimbolwa Mulikelele – THE just ended 28th edition of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts (ICSOE) meeting of Southern Africa has unpacked the green industrialisation agenda, infrastructure development and regional integration issues that will promote sustained economic growth.Held under the theme, “Greening Industralisation in Southern Africa through Digitalisation, Infrastructure development and regional […]

Boxer Chilata bags gold

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA-BOXING upstart Andrew Chilata announced himself to the big stage by winning a gold medal at the African Elite Boxing Championship in Mozambique in a hyped bout against lightweight champion Daniel Okoth.Because of the pedigree of the Kenyan veteran, organisers placed this gold medal duel as the one to close curtains on this […]

Minister Kambala Promised Uninterupted Supply of Electricity

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Energy, Newton Kambala has said Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi's power substation at Phombeya in Balaka is earmarked to be upgraded for possible power interconnection with Mozambique and Zambia,stressing government's...

Equity Applies Brakes On Expansion After Mara Flop

[East African] Equity Group Holdings (EGH) has halted its cross-border expansion bid after the failed acquisition of four banks in Rwanda, Zambia, Tanzania and Mozambique last week.

Equity Now Develops Cold Feet to Step Into Zambia, Mozambique Markets

[East African] A proposed transaction between regional lender Equity Group Holding and Atlas Mara Ltd (ATMA) has collapsed after the parties failed to reach an agreement on the valuation of four banks in Zambia, Mozambique, Tanzania and Rwanda.