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Posts tagged as “Mufulira”

Arrows lance Buffaloes

By RONALD CHAWE – Buffaloes 21-31 ArrowsRED Arrows got the better of Green Buffaloes to retain the Mopani Sevens Francis Mwila rugby tournament played at the Pit in Kitwe to the delight of coach Mwamba Chishimba whose side has now won four trophies.It was revenge time for Arrows who lost the Mufulira Sevens final 14-12 […]

Deal with corruption in councils

CORRUPTION in councils is a concerning issue. It undermines good governance, hampers development, and erodes public trust in the government.Local authorities have not only been entangled in corruption but have for a long time been among the most inefficient organs of government.Local Government and Rural Development Minister Gary Nkombo says the Government is concerned that […]

Mufulira Wanderers slay Buffaloes

By SANDRA MWILA – Wanderers 1-0 Buffaloes‘MIGHTY’ Mufulira Wanderers coach Justin Chinama has described the win over his former side as sweet after the legendary side beat Green Buffaloes to start the 2023/24 MTN Super League campaign with a win.“It was a tight and tactical game but we are happy to start the season with […]

4 cops nabbed for murder

FOUR anti-robbery squad police officers from Mufulira Central Police station have been arrested in connection with the murder of a fellow police officer in October 2020.Nason Simbeye, 22, was found dead at his Sikalangwe Police Camp house on October 23.The arrested officers are linked to an on-going court case to determine what caused Constable Simbeye’s […]

‘A bitter pill to swallow’

By RONALD CHAWE – MUFULIRA Leopards coach Willis Magasa says failure to win the 2023 National Rugby League (NRL) title is a bitter pill to swallow.Magasa said his side had learnt valuable lessons after losing the title to rivals Red Arrows on an exciting NRL final day on point’s difference.He, however, found it difficult to […]

Randy cop defiles two juveniles

By SYLVIA MWEETWA – POLICE in Mufulira are investigating a case in which a police officer is alleged to have defiled two girls aged 14 and 16 who were in police custody.The two girls had been apprehended for loitering around 22:00 hours on July 2, this year.Copperbelt police Commanding Officer Peacewell Mweemba said he had […]

‘Mighty’, Mutondo promoted…as City of Lusaka miss out

By Ronald Chawe –

Wanderers 2-1 BladesLEGENDARY ‘Mighty’ Mufulira Wanderers are back in the MTN Super League alongside Mutondo Stars after an exciting final day of the battle to win promotion from the National Division One as City of Lusaka ...

Costs cut by 66 per cent!

THAT is news any business can use, isn’t it! Enterprises celebrate modest cost cuts of 15 per cent even 10 per cent. Now, to cut two thirds of costs – that is such a huge game changer.That is news to put the competition on immediate life-support!Some two decades ago, as Zambia Chamber of Small & […]

Enhanced CDF transforming lives of skilful youths

The Constituency Development Fund (CDF) is meant for the establishment of capital investments which include road construction, upgrading of existing infrastructure with the aim of improving communal access to social services.This is by using the bottom-up approach to social planning and administration.The United Party for National Development (UPND) Government realised that the impact of the […]

New hope for Mufulira

By A CORRESPONDENTMINING has been Zambia’s economic mainstay since time immemorial and the biggest contributor to the country’s export earnings.As Africa’s second-largest producer and exporters of copper, Zambia also produces about 20 per cent of the world’s emeralds.In 2019, mining accounted for 70 per cent of Zambia’s export earnings and 28 per cent of Government […]

Now trucks choke Ndola-Sakania road

By MUSONDA MANGILASHITHE Ndola-Sakania road has become the latest road that has been choked with marooned trucks in transit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through the Sakania border post. read more

Mopani’s Mufulira slag dump project works on

By CHATULA KANGALI-MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM) has embarked on the development, operation and maintenance of the Mufulira Slag dump treatment project under Public Private Partnership (PPP).The objective of the project is to design and construct a plant that will process the slag dumps to recover approximately 115,000 tonnes of copper and 30,000 tonnes of copper. […]

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 […]

NGO Aids Mufulira Correctional Facility

[Times of Zambia] THERE was jubilation when the Mufulira My Home Town (MHHT) Association donated hygiene products and two electrical stoves to the Mufulira Correctional Facility before and disinfecting the entire facility to curb the spread of the COVI...

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...

Mopani Caves in

[Times of Zambia] Glencore, the Swiss-based owner of Mopani Copper Mine (MCM) has rescinded its decision to put its Kitwe and Mufulira mine operations under care and maintenance.

It’s ‘False’ Majeure

[Times of Zambia] THE Government and Glencore, the owners of Mopani Copper Mines, are once again butting heads after the miner's decision to put its operations in Kitwe and Mufulira on care and maintenance for the next three months was given short shrift.

Cop Injured in Operation to Stop Copper Cables Theft

[Times of Zambia] A police officer has been injured after suspected copper thieves commonly known as Jerabos outnumbered the officers dispatched to stop a theft of copper cables believed to have been stolen from Mopper Copper Mine in Mufulira on the Co...

Lecturers Go 9 Months Without Pay

[Zambia Reports] The none payment of salaries at some colleges on the Copperbelt has continued with lecturers at Mufulira Professional College being the latest casualties. The lectures have gone nine months without pay.