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Posts tagged as “Namibia”

Hichilema mourns ‘true friend’ Geingob

By CHUSA SICHONE and JAMES KUNDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema is commiserating with the people of Namibia over the death of his counterpart, President Hage Geingob, saying Zambia as a nation has received the news with a sense of shock and sadness.The president made the sentiments during a tour of the Heroes Stadium National Cholera […]

African Netball Champions!

By RONALD CHAWE – Zambia 57-55 NamibiaPRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has congratulated the Zambia women’s team for the historic Africa Netball Cup win after beating Namibia in a nail biting final played at the Ub Indoor Sports Arena in Gaborone, Botswana. “A big CONGRATULATIONS to the Zambia Women National Netball Team for winning the Africa Netball […]

Mhango to be buried today

By RONALD CHAWE – ZAMBIA’S elite squash player Preston Mhango 25, who died in a road traffic accident in Namibia, will be put to rest today at Nkana East Cemetery.Squash Association of Zambia (SAZ) president Peter Simukonda said all the burial proceeding would be carried out by the Zambia Army since Mhango was a soldier.“We […]

High world fuel prices wreck havoc on Zambia

By TIMES REPORTERSOUTHERN African countries, Zambia included face high fuel prices heading into the final quarter of 2023 because of the Russia/Ukraine conflict and reduced production by oil producing blocs.Outweighed by the Russia/Ukraine conflict which has led to uncertainties on the international oil market; importing countries such as South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Malawi and […]

Irish potato regional market grows – CBNA

By ANDREW MULENGA – THE Zambian Irish potato export market has this year grown to include Namibia, Botswana, Tanzania, Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as a result of increased value addition to the product.The Cross Border Network Africa (CBNA) says since Zambia started producing chilled potatoes there has been a huge demand […]

Zambia, Namibia sign 4 trade deals

By SHARON KALIMBULA – ZAMBIA and Namibia have signed four Memoranda of Understand (MoU) aimed at strengthening bilateral trade agreements between the two countries.The deals signed at the joint trade and investment committee ministerial meeting between Zambia and Namibia in Lusaka yesterday focused on, industrial development cooperation, competition and standards.Read more

Illegal Egg Dumping Threatens Poultry Farmers

[Namibian] A recent report on agriculture and aquaculture says the alarming issue of illegal egg dumping, disguised as in-transit exports, poses a significant risk to local poultry farmers in Namibia.

IDC plans to increase ZAMCARGO capacity

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is working on increasing the capacity of Zambia Cargo Company (ZAMCARGO) from 15,000 to 75,000 teus by 2026.The increase in capacity will enable ZAMCARGO expand its activities int...

Strong start at Zim, Namibia Open

By RONALD CHAWE – NINE of the 11 Zambian players at the 2023 Minerva International Chess Open in Zimbabwe won their opening round matches yesterday.

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Zambia lose Barthes opener

By RONALD CHAWE – Namibia 20-12 ZambiaZAMBIA Under-20 rugby team coach Reuben Mkandawire says the players performed well despite narrow loss to pre-tournament favourite Namibia at the on-going Barthes Trophy campaign in Nairobi, Kenya.In a post-match interview from Nairobi, Mkandawire said not all hope was as the team would focus to the next match and […]

U-20 ruggers draw Namibia

By RONALD CHAWEZAMBIA Under-20 rugby coach Reuben Mkandawire predicts a tough knock out match against Namibia at the 2023 Rugby Africa Barthes Trophy slated for Kenya later this month.This year’s competition returns to Nairobi for a fourth time when t...

Namibia, Zambia Battle for Women’s Afcon Qualification

[Cosafa] Namibia and Zambia will do battle over another 90 minutes for a place at the 2022 Women's Africa Cup of Nations finals in Morocco in July when they clash in the second leg of their qualifier at the Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto, South Africa o...

Schlettwein Welcomes Zambia’s Offer to Fight Locusts

[New Era] Agriculture minister Calle Schlettwein yesterday said he will welcome with open arms a suggestion by the Zambian government to assist Namibia in containing the locust swarm in the Zambezi region.

Zambians Illegally Cross Into Namibia Despite COVID-19 Threat

[New Era] Zambezi regional governor Lawrence Sampofu has expressed serious concern over some Zambian nationals illegally crossing into Namibia in search of food and other goods despite the national lockdown regulations put in place to combat COVID-19.

Zambians Still Entering Namibia Illegally

[Namibian] Zambezi regional police have raised concerns over the increasing number of Zambians who are still entering the country illegally, despite the closure of the borders to fight against the further spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

100 Zambians Deported From Namibia

[Times of Zambia] More than 100 Zambians have been removed from Namibia in the last six days for unlawful entry.

Namibia Face South Africa in Tough Opening Match

[Namibian] Namibia open their account with a tough match against the favourites South Africa at the Netball Diamond Challenge in Limpopo on Tuesday afternoon.