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Ndola Energy starts power generation, puts 105mw onto national grid

By CHATULA KANGALI – NDOLA Energy Company Limited (NECL) has restarted generation of electricity using diesel and has put 105 megawatts on the national grid.Energy Minister Peter Kapala said in an interview that the company commenced the production of electricity last week.“We have restarted electricity generation at Ndola Energy, for now we are using diesel […]

$20m Ndola hospital delivered!

By MAYA NTANDA and CHATULA KANGALI – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema wrapped up his working visit to the Copperbelt with the commissioning of the $20 million Chifubu Level One Hospital in Ndola as he reiterated his administration’s commitment to delivering quality health care.The state-of-art structure has modern equipment, sewerage treatment and a housing unit for members […]

Utilise CDF, Church told

By MAYA NTANDA and CHATULA KANGALI – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has urged the Church to encourage its members to utilise the Constituency Development Funds (CDF) for skills training and entrepreneurship.Speaking at the Ndola Diocese Catholic Church yesterday where he attended a Sunday mass, Mr Hichilema said there was need for the Church and Government to […]

Clergy assured of their liberties – Kawana

By CHUSA SICHONE – GOVERNMENT has dismissed as false a police summons circulating on social media for Franciscan Catholic Priest at Ndola Diocese Chewe Mukosa to report to Police Copperbelt Division for questioning.Information and Media Permanent Secretary Thabo Kawana said no clergy would be summoned by the police, but that the law would be applied […]

‘Bring it on Morocco!’

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – ZAMBIA coach Bruce Mwape says his troops are ready to deliver a win in tonight’s crucial Paris Olympic Games women’s football qualifi er against Morocco at Levy Mwanawasa Stadiumin Ndola. Up against a better ranked Morocco and Spanish World Cup winning coach JorgeVilda, Mwape said none of that fazed him and […]

Nkandu rallies Queens, fans

By SANDRA MWILA – SPORTS minister Elvis Nkandu has urged the Copper Queens to ensure they finish the job at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola tomorrow when they face Morocco in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games final round first leg qualifiers.And Nkandu has cautioned soccer fans against throwing assorted missiles on the pitch as […]

Man (47) goes in 15 yrs for defilement

By MAPULANGA LIBINGA – A FORTY-SEVEN-YEAR-OLD man of Mufulira, who abducted an eight-year-old girl while she slept, and later took her to a graveyard where he defiled her, has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour by the Ndola High Court.Alex Kasongo, unemployed was convicted and sentenced for one count of defilement of […]

Avoid street demonstrations, Zambians prodded

By SYLVIA MWEETWA and ESTHER NG’ANDU – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has advised Zambians to desist from staging street demonstrations because Government is fulfilling its promises.President Hichilema said he was committed to implement all the promises made to the people as evidenced by the many promises that had so far been fulfilled.Read more

Zesco, Ndola Energy ponder restarting power plant

By CHATULA KANGALI – ZESCO and Ndola Energy Company Limited (NECL) are undertaking negotiations with a view of restarting the power plant to help offset the current electricity deficit the country is facing.Energy Minister Peter Kapala says Ndola energy power plant has the capacity to produce 105 megawatts (MW) of power using Heavy Fuel Oils […]

Truck driver shot dead as masked robbers raid lodge

By MAPULANGA LIBINGA – FIVE armed bandits raided a lodge on the Lusaka- Ndola Road and siphoned about 1,000 litres of fuel from several trucks owned by foreign drivers who had lodged there.One truck driver was shot dead at the scene, as he attempted to charge at the masked criminals.The proprietor of Shamilimo Lodge and […]

MSF Responds to a Surge in Cholera Amid Regional Outbreaks

[MSF] With the resurgence of cholera cases since mid-December 2023 in the capital and several provinces of Zambia, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is involved in the emergency response alongside the Ministry of Health. The focus is on supporti...

Congratulations but…

CONGRATULATIONS to the Copper Queens for advancing to the final round of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games after a hard fought, two-legged clash against Ghana.It was a match worth watching but of course it was a match not for the faint-hearted because of the thrills and spills of this six-goal thriller at the Levy Mwanawasa […]

President Hichilema extols Copper Queens

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDAPRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has praised the Barbra Banda-captained women’s national football team for making it to the last round of the Paris Olympics qualifiers after a difficult game against the Black Queens of Ghana.Posting on his X handle, President Hichilema congratulated the Copper Queens over the difficult aggregate win following Wednesday night’s draw […]

Electric vehicle plant feasibility study positive – Mulenga

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE government says the feasibility study for the establishment of an electric battery manufacturing plant in Ndola has shown some positive results.Commerce Trade and Industry minister Chipoka Mulenga says the feasibility study for the establishment of the plant in Ndola is so far looking promising.Mr Mulenga said in an interview that […]

Proflight pledges more routes

By KETRA KALUNGA – PROFLIGHT Zambia says it will continue supporting government’s move to revive and set up provincial airports by opening flight routes to all such centres and other local landing fields.The local airline which already runs daily routes to Ndola, Solwezi, Mansa, Mfuwe and Livingstone will this month launch its Kasama route following […]

Chanda a doubt but Mwape hopeful

By SANDRA MWILA – MIDFIELDER Hellen Chanda remains a doubt for this Wednesday’s Paris 2024 Olympic Games third round return leg against Ghana but coach Bruce Mwape says he has enough ammunition to see off the Black Queens at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium.Read more

Kwacha to stabilise fuel cost – Indeni

By CHATULA KANGALI – INDENI Energy Company Limited has said the appreciation of the Kwacha will help reduce the cost of fuel importation into the country.Company Managing Director Evans Mauta said the Kwacha gain would work well on the company’s advantage as it embarked on the importation of fuel for resell.Mr Mauta said during a […]

Luchembe sees hope in relay team

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – ZAMBIA’s 400m elite runner Kennedy Luchembe is excited at how the national 4X400m relay team is shaping up ahead of a busy sporting year.Speaking ahead of tomorrow’s Zambia Athletics (ZA) All-Comers Meet in Ndola, Luchembe said while the 400m race category is increasingly becoming competitive, the prospects of the national 4X400m […]

Brother’s killer goes in for life

By MAPULANGA LIBINGA –A TWENTY-ONE-YEAR-OLD man of Ndola who hacked his biological brother to death after a dispute over a television set has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Ndola High Court.Justin Kunda, unemployed of Pamodzi Township was convicted and sentenced for one count of murder after axing his brother to death.On July 7, […]

Mwekera mine rescue mission gets boost

By CHATULA KANGALI – SPECIAL diving equipment has been sourced from South Africa to rescue seven miners, who have remained trapped underground for a week at Macrolink Resources Zambia mine in Ndola’s Mwekera area.The diving equipment would help Zambia Army Special Forces divers to reach the depth of 154 metres the location of the pump […]