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Zambia, officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked, or more recently referred to as land connected, country at the crossroads of Central, Southern and East Africa. Its neighbours are the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique to the southeast, Zimbabwe and Botswana to the south, Namibia to the southwest, and Angola to the west. The capital city of Zambia is Lusaka, located in the south-central part of Zambia. The population is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copperbelt Province to the north, the core economic hubs of the country.


Shepolopolo get shot in the arm

By RONALD CHAWE –ZAMBIA’S qualification to the Australia/New Zealand 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup has elated Jewel of Africa chief executive officer Rashmi Sharma, who handed over US$5, 000 to the team yesterday.Sharma said the donation was made to cushion the challenges that the Copper Queens might face as they prepare for the globe showpiece […]

Kings of Africa credible

By RONALD CHAWE – GOVERNMENT says it will take stock of all events surrounding the hosting of the Barcelona legends match against the Zambia 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) winning squad. Read more

Improve golf playing surface, clubs urged

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA –THE Zambia Golf Union (ZGU) has ordered golf clubs around the country to keep their golf courses in good playable condition as a way to enhance the development of the sport.Speaking when he graced the Mufulira Open golf tournament at the weekend, ZGU boss Greg Lubesha said the Union had noticed with […]

Lungu’s ex-political aid Zimba detained

By CHUSA SICHONE –POLICE have detained Chris Zimba, the former Special Assistant for Political Affairs to Zambia’s Sixth President Edgar Lungu. Police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga confirmed yesterday that Mr Zimba had been detained but did not immediately give details. Read more

Govt wants all tour operators to sign up with ZTA

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Government is worried that only 38 per cent of tour operators are registered with the Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA). Tourism Minister Rodney Sikumba says it is important that all the tour operators in the country abide by the rules of regulations of the ZTA as the regulator and marketer of […]

Legends thrill fans …as Janza hails ‘great memories’

By RONALD CHAWE At Heroes – “THIS was for all these beautiful fans who are here for the game. This is for Zambia,” were the words of Barcelona’s Dutch legend Patrick Kluivert after an exciting exhibition match yesterday. Read more

KBF in fraud puzzle!

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE-ZAMBIA Must Prosper (ZMP) president, Kelvin Fube Bwalya commonly known as KBF and four others are facing charges related to money laundering, being in possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime and failure to report a suspicious transaction. Read more

Corruption rife under PF – US envoy

By FELIX NKINKE –THE fight against corruption seems to focus on the Patriotic Front (PF) leadership because a lot of it allegedly happened during their reign, United States (US) Ambassador to Zambia Michael Gonzales has observed.The US envoy also said declaration of assets by leaders and prosecution of the suspects were key elements in the […]

More roast Catholic priest Salangeta

By JOSEPH BANDA and JAMES KUNDA-MORE concerned citizens have continued to admonish Chawama Catholic priest Anthony Salangeta for allegedly undermining the intelligence of people living in townships and mocking President Hakainde Hichilema’s use of gra...

PRNigeria Women Win PR Awards in Zambia

[Premium Times] The campaign demonstrated how female interns and staff in the organisation were trained and tasked with advocacies that promote inter-ethnic relations, national unity, good governance, and gender equality.

Sports tourism key – Kalu

By SANDRA MWILA –FOOTBALL icon Kalusha Bwalya says Thurs­day’s match provides a great opportunity to market Zambia to the outside world. Kalusha, who will be coaching the 2012 Africa Cup winning team against the Barcelona Legends in an exhibition match at Heroes Stadium, said the match would mark an important moment in Zambia’s history. Read […]

ZRA launches Tax-On-Phone payment system

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has launched the enhanced Tax-On-Phone Payment Module for domestic and customs taxes to make it easier for the taxpayers to perform their tax obligations. Read more

761 exhibitors for ZITF

By CHATULA KANGALI –THE Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) has this year received an overwhelming participation with 761 exhibitors confirming to take part in the event.This year’s trade fair is expected to take place from June 28 to July 4 ...

Smuggling: 40,000 mealie-meal bags seized

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-THE taskforce formed to curb smuggling on the Copperbelt seized 40,000 bags of mealie-meal and more than 140 vessels used to ferry the commodity during anti-smuggling operations this year.Copperbelt Minister Elisha Matambo said the seized mealie-meal and vessels were in the hands of the police and the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA). Read more

Jaw-jaw Catholic Priest condemned

By CHUSA SICHONE, JOSEPH BANDA and MUSONDA MANGILASHI-SOME clerics and the ruling party have censured Chawama Catholic priest Anthony Salangeta for allegedly undermining the intelligence of people living in townships and mocking President Hakainde...

Ex-ZAF commander Chimese acquitted, State vows to appeal

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE –FORMER Zambia Air Force (ZAF) commander Eric Chimese and Chita Lodge director, James Chungu have been acquitted of charges of abuse of authority and money laundering relating to Farm number 2303/Q in Ibex Hill, Lusaka. Read more

Tesla assures new ZRU EXCO

By RONALD CHAWE – TESLA Finance Development Corporation Limited says the US$ 3 million sponsorship package signed with the Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) still stands despite the change of leadership.

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