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LSMFEZ seals $2.6m stove manufacturing deal

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Lusaka South Multi Facility Economic Zone (LS-MFEZ) Limited has signed a US$ 2.6 million stove manufacturing deal with Ferre Appliances, a leading manufacturer of high quality household appliances.The company which originates from Turkey is one of the largest manufactures of free standing and built-in stoves in South Africa.LS-MFEZ Corporate Affairs […]

Private sector plays vital role in economy – Govt

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Government has emphasised that the private sector plays a vital role in the economy through creating jobs, fostering economic growth and is a key driver of innovation, Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Chipoka Mulenga has said.Mr Mulenga made the remarks when commending the performance of the private sector at the […]

When Govt’s goodwill is abused!

IT was just a matter of time before the decision by the Ministry of Sports to sponsor all sports associations backfired, with coffers running dry.In as much as the move was welcomed to help ailing associations host and make international trips, sadly some federations took advantage of this gesture to plunder the national treasury to […]

Hockey in distress call for Paris Olympic qualifiers

By RONALD CHAWE – THE Zambia Hockey Association (ZHA) has issued a distress call to well-wishers seeking sponsorship of about K460, 000 for the men’s and women’s national teams to compete at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games qualifiers in South Africa to avoid a ban.ZHA president Hazel Kennedy said in a statement that failure to […]

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 […]

Zambia out to defend COSAFA crown

By RONALD CHAWE – COPPER Queens’ assistant coach Florence Mwila says morale among the players is high, a sign that the team will defend the COSAFA Women’s Cup whichgets underway in South Africa today.In an interview before departure at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) yesterday, Mwila said the target was to defend the title […]

VAR at COSAFA tournament!

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA – THE Confederation of Southern Africa Football Association (COSAFA) says it will be introducing the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system at this year’s HollywoodBets Women’s Championship that gets underway in South Africa tomorrow.The tournament will run from October 4 to 15 in Gauteng.But the high-tech system that will be used for the […]

Bodybuilders shine, qualify for World Championships

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDAAFRICAN Union Sport Council (AUSC) has called on the Region-Five members to upgrade sports facilities so that foreign bodies like world football governing, FIFA, Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) and World Athletics should not be the ones to decide the usability of facilities.Speaking in an interview, AUSC Region Five chief executive officer (CEO) […]

Buffaloes are Heroes 7’s champs

By RONALD CHAWE – Buffaloes 34-10 Broken HillGREEN Buffaloes coach Duncan Nyirenda says he is super  proud of his players after winning the Zambia National Service (ZNS) sponsored 2023 Heroes Sevens rugby tournament in Kabwe that was sadly marred by apathy.This is Buffaloes second cup win this season having won the 2023 Mopani Mufulira Leopards […]

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 […]

Lower mining effective tax rates – ZCM

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Zambia Chamber of Mines (ZCM) has proposed the lowering of mining effective tax rates for Zambian mines in next year’s budget to make the sector competitive in the region.The ZCM says there is need for the mining effective tax rates for Zambian mines to be at par or better than […]

Muthiya, Wemba in Garry and Vivienne Player Challenge

By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIAN top golfers Madalisto Muthiya and Sydney Wemba will today be back on the course as they compete in the R2 million rich Garry and Vivienne Player Challenge to be played at the White River Golf course in South Africa.The tournament, under the Sunshine Tour, has attracted 132 golfers from Zimbabwe, […]

Nyati tips African coaches

By SANDRA MWILA – FORMER South Africa defender David Nyati says Africa coaches should strive to improve their coaching badges if they are to compete favourably on the world stage.Nyati is among the 25 coaches that are attending the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) B Coaching licensing course at Heritage Hotel in Lusaka that has […]

BRICS: HH wants equality

By JOSEPH BANDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has told the BRICS-Africa Summit that there is need to reform the economic world order, to address inequalities associated with critical ingredients of development such as capital.He said as BRICS looked at enhancing relations with Africa, Asia and the global south, there was need to agree that relations […]

Lessons learnt – Wemba

By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIA’S star golfer Sydney Wemba says positive lessons have been learnt at the just ended Altron Big Easy Golf Tour in South Africa.This is despite failure to make the cut on day two of the competition at the championship play...

HH joins other Heads at BRICS Summit

By JOSEPH BANDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema will today attend the BRICS-Africa Outreach and BRICS Plus Dialogues taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa.The President said on his facebook page that during the summit he would engage with numerous Heads of State to discuss various global issues, crucial to economic development.The BRICS-Africa Outreach and BRICS Plus […]

Navigating economic avenues, diplomatic alliances

THIS week, I feature an article by an industrialisation & regional integration expert SHADRECK SAILI who is exploring Zambia’s aspirations as the 15th BRICS Summit commenced yesterday. AS the 15th BRICS Summit commences in South Africa, President Hakainde Hichilema of Zambia is poised for a purposeful journey. His focus is anticipated to centre around bolstering […]

What an end!

THE performances of South Africa, Morocco and Nigeria are glaring indications that Zambia needs to seriously invest in women’s football for them to reach the standards of their fellow African teams that continue to make headlines at the ongoing Australia/New Zealand 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.A lot of applause has been given to the team […]