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It won’t be easy indeed!

TUESDAY night’s 2-1 defeat to Niger gave Zambia a very timely reality check that qualification for the FIFA 2026 World Cup finals will not be as easy as it looks following the euphoria that accompanied the 4-2 win over Congo Brazzaville at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.Yes, the race is still a very long […]

‘We’re difficult to beat!’

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – At Levy Mwanawasa Stadium Zambia 4-2 Congo BrazzavilleZAMBIA coach Avram Grant has praised his team’s strong character for fighting from a 2-1 down to come off with an emphatic 4-2 win in a thrilling FIFA 2026 World Cup qualifier.Grant said the Chipolopolo would be difficult to beat in the race for […]

Anthrax fear creates booming business for chickens

THE outbreak of anthrax in several places such as Southern, Western, Eastern, Lusaka, Muchinga and North-Western Province has resulted in some consumers temporarily abandoning beef and opting for chickens.In Ndola, sprawling townships such as Masala, Pamodzi, Chifubu, Ndeke and the central business district (CBD) around the Zambia Railways premises are currently teeming with customers looking […]

Levy to host Region 5 games?

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – GOVERNMENT says it is considering hosting the Africa Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region-Five Youth Games at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola following a request from the Southern African body.Ministry of Sports Permanent Secretary Kangwa Chileshe said the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Youth Games left a lasting impression on the Region-Five […]

Tom Mtine: Pleasant memories of a gentleman

By WYNEGOOD MALUNGA – GROWING up as kids, we heard great stories about Tom Mtine and we all wanted to be as rich and influential as he was, according to what we were told.News was that he was the richest Zambian and one of the richest in Africa.We were told his house was huge and […]

Minimum wage: The plight of security guards

WHILE every trade demands the job holder to put in the best before being remunerated at the end of a month, other jobs such as that of security guards demand fearlessness first. Among the duties of security guards include providing cash–in transit and cargo escorts, assets in transit, armed rapid response, providing personal guarding and […]

Cop takes own life…over suspicion his wife was having extra marital affairs

By SYLVIA MWEETWA – A POLICE chief inspector of Ndola has committed suicide on suspicion that his wife was having extra marital affairs.Evans Simweemba, 52, who was recently transferred to Twapya police station from Mufulira was said to have consumed a pesticide, Doom.Copperbelt police chief Peacewell Mweemba confirmed on Monday that Mr Simweemba was found […]

Who can stop Warriors? …as MUZA credentials face Nkwazi test

By SANDRA MWILA – LEAGUE leaders Kabwe Warriors will be looking to consolidate their position at the summit of the MTN Super League table when they take on troubled Kansanshi Dynamos as second placed Maestro United Zambia (MUZA) put their unbeaten start to the season on the line as they visit a rejuvenated Nkwazi.Elsewhere, Red […]

Mtine mourned

By SANDRA MWILA – THE Zambian football family is saddened by the death of legendary administrator Tom Mtine, who has been described as a pioneer of local football.Mtine, 97, died yesterday at his home in Ndola around 11:30 hours and will be put to rest today in Chipata in accordance with the Muslim custom.Hastings, Mtine’s […]

World Cup dream: Kamanga rallies fans

By SANDRA MWILA – FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga says fans will play a critical role in ensuring the World Cup dream is made alive.Kamanga said this in his weekly column ‘President Corner’ as the Chipolopolo prepares for two FIFA 2026 World cup qualifying matches against Congo Brazzaville on November 17 at […]

State to recapitalise public media – Mweetwa

By TINKERBEL MWILA – INFORMATION and Media Minister Cornelius Mweetwa says the Government is working towards recapitalising public media houses to enable them operate effectively.Mr Mweetwa said the ministry was aware of the many challenges that the public media faced and how it affected their operations. Speaking when he paid a courtesy call on Copperbelt […]

Ndola launches full scale ‘war’ against anthrax

By TINKERBEL MWILA, CAROLINE NGWENGWE – NDOLA City Council (NCC) has confiscated 35 kgs of offals and five cattle in the district to prevent cases of anthrax.The local authority has also heightened inspections to conduct random sampling of meat products in butcheries’ slaughter houses and confiscating any meat products sold from makeshift stores.NCC public health […]

13 drivers race for points in international rally

By SANDRA MWILA – THE Zambia International Motor Rally today revs-off in Lusaka with 13 drives getting to the start line to race for African and Zambian points as well as the flag.The race is coming after a long-running stand-off between the Zambia Motor Sports Association (ZMSA) and its affiliates in Ndola over administrative disputes.The […]

Ndola drivers rev for Sarago Motors rally after ‘ceasefire’ with ZMSA

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – THE Ndola Motor Club (NMC) says it is now time to heal after their stand-off with the Zambia Motor Sport Association (ZMSA) was resolved at a stakeholders meeting held at the weekend.NMC chairperson Zhino Latife said yesterday that his club and its drivers were happy with the outcome of the meeting […]

Ndola-Mufulira Road: A pathway to economic progress

FINALLY, the Road Development agency RDA has signed a concession agreement under the public private partnership financing model for the development of the Sakania border post access road and 61 kilometre Ndola-Mufulira road.The Public Private Partnership project will cost over US$76 million for a period of 22 years inclusive of the three years for construction […]

FAZ mourns Zulu

By RONALD CHAWE – FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga has described the late Nashawn Zulu as a passionate administrator whose youth and women’s football drive will forever be embedded in Zambian football history.Zulu, who at the time of his death was also the Copperbelt Province technical and youth committee chairperson, died on […]

Ndola Industrial area audit underway – Govt

By CHATULA KANGALI – GOVERNMENT is currently undertaking an audit of Ndola’s industrial area to ascertain the viability of revamping defunct manufacturing companies in the area.Copperbelt permanent secretary Augustine Kasongo says the ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry is spearheading the programme aiming at finding solutions to revamp the industries.Mr Kasongo said government was committed […]

Vendors must follow the law

WHY is there a strange trait in certain groups in society? They behave as if the law did not apply to them by being disobedient and sowing seeds of disorder.A few months ago, when the Ministry of Local Government announced a ban on street vending, all efforts were directed at ensuring that the country’s streets […]

Moore ends with decent score

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – ZAMBIA’S Dayne Moore yesterday closed the Fortress Invitation Golf tournament in South Africa with a decent one-under-par 71 for an overall three-over-par 291 at the Glendower Golf Club.The overall four-over-par 291 meant the lanky Ndola golfer finished tied for position 45 with five other players at this four-round tournament.Moore knew he […]

Enhance gemstone value addition, Zambians told

By CHATULA KANGALI – A UNITED States (US)-based organisation has advised Zambians to take advantage of Gemstones Processing and Lapidary Training Processing Centre (GPLTC) to enhance value addition of local stones.Net Development says Zambia is producing a lot of gemstones which requires value addition.Speaking during the opening of gemstones cutting exhibition and competition at the […]