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Posts tagged as “South Africa”

Zambian businessman shot dead in SA

By Tinkerbel Mwila – A ZAMBIAN business executive has been shot dead by unknown people in Central Johannesburg, South Africa.Both Zambia High Commission in South Africa and Zambia Association in South Africa (ZASA) confirmed the shooting in separate statements. Read more

Consumption of local products policy hailed

By TELLAH HAZINJI – GOVERNMENT policy on the promotion of local produce consumption is slowly beginning to bear fruit.He said the suspension of the importation of onion from neighbouring countries and South Africa in particular last year, is one...

Swimmer Jade breaks national record

By SANDRA MWILA – SWIMMING sensation Jade Phiri has broken the 13-year-old national record after timing 1.06.06 seconds in the 100m butterfly event at the South Africa Nationals held at the weekend Read more

Mbesuma eyes U-17 title, World Cup

By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIA Under-17 team striker Lineker Mbesuma says his aim is to help the team win the Algeria 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title and qualify for the World Cup.Linecker, the son of Zambia’s 2012 AFCON winning striker Collins, based in South Africa was among the 48 players summoned for a […]

ZA acquires Boeing 737-800 for SA route

By CHATULA KANGALI – ZAMBIAN Airways has acquired an additional aircraft, Boeing 737-800, for its South African route.The local airliner has been granted a foreign operator permit by the South African government and was expected to commence sche...

Saudi firms want Zambian chickens

By CHATULA KANGALI – SAUDI Arabian firms have expressed interest in importing spring chickens from Zambia, the Poultry Association of Zambia (PAZ) has said.This is amid failure by Zambia to export 300,000 chickens to South Africa after exporters...

Cape Town Masters gold eludes Kayonde

By RONALD CHAWE – ANDREW Kayonde says his fourth place finish at the 2023 Cape Town Masters IM Norm Challenge in South Africa is a reflection of his inactivity in the past two years.Kayonde, who is an International Master (IM), says the outing has given him an insight of what he needs to do ahead […]

Veterinary Services Dept bans importation of cloven-hoofed animals

By JOSEPH BANDA-THE Veterinary Services Department has suspended the importation of cloven-hoofed animals from South Africa and Botswana because of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) detected in the two countries.The department said in a statement yesterday that the issuance of permits for importation of live cloven-hoofed animals from South Africa and Botswana was suspended until […]

Under Secretary Fernandez’s Travel to South Africa and Zambia

[State Department] Under Secretary of State Jose W. Fernandez will travel to Cape Town, South Africa, May 9-11, and Lusaka, Zambia, May 12-13, to engage with government officials, business, and members of civil society to support our shared objectives ...

Why Women Need Investor Strategies and Financial Literacy

[Graça Machel Trust] In 2020, the Graça Machel Trusts' Women's Economic and Social Advancement (WESA) programme conducted a financial inclusion best Practice study, documenting the experiences of 60 women in the financial sector from South Africa and ...

Cosafa Duo Excited for Spanish Adventure

[Cosafa] Zambia's Tisilile Lungu and Jessica Wade from South Africa will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Spain next year courtesy of LaLiga after being rewarded for their performances at the 2020 COSAFA Women's Under-17 Championship that finished th...