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Chipolopolo off to Nigeria

The Zambia National Team has wound up its camp in Accra Ghana and headed to Nigeria for Saturday’s crucial Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B clash in Uyo. Coach Wedson Nyirenda has had three days in Ghana to acclimatize to West African geographical conditions and put together final pieces of his puzzle. The team […]

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Zambia faces humanitarian crisis as more than 3,300 Congolese refugees pour in

By Pumla Rulashe in Chiengi, Zambia | 03 October 2017 Seeing dead bodies strewn on the ground in his hometown of Pweto, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, during lulls in the fighting, was traumatic enough for 74-year-old Chipile Malangisha. The final straw was when he saw a woman shot with a baby strapped to […]

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Govt to employ 750 agriculture extension workers

Following an outcry by farmers of poor or lack of investment in extension services, Government says it will employ 750 extension workers during 2018. Finance Minister Felix Mutati said on Friday that Government will enhance extension service provision around the country. Mutati said in partnership with the private sector, Government will work towards improving agriculture […]

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Kambwili fires back at Munir Zulu

Chishimba Kambwili has hit back at PF cadre Munir Zulu following his allegations that the Roan MP is a corrupt businessman who swindled him and some Chinese businessmen out of thousands of dollars. The youthful businessman had claimed at a press briefing held at Chrismar Hotel in Lusaka yesterday that the Mongu Stadium project has […]

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Fashion, Sunzu join camp

More foreign-based players have joined the Chipolopolo camp in Accra Ghana ahead of Saturday’s Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B match against Nigeria in Uyo. Russia-based duo Fashion Sakala and Stoppilla Sunzu of Spartak Moscow and Arsenal Tula respectively joined the squad and were part of the afternoon training session at the Marcel Desailly […]

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Campaign to curb underage drinking launched

Lusaka Mayor Wilson Kalumba has warned of stern action against liquor traders and owners of drinking places found selling alcoholic beverages to persons under the age of 18. Officially launching the Zambian Breweries’ new “18Plus SAY NO TO UNDERAGE DRINKING” campaign to stamp out underage drinking, Kalumba disclosed that the Lusaka City Council (LCC) is working […]

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Stanbic, MTN join hands to offer flexible payment plans for mobile devices

Stanbic Bank and mobile phone service provider MTN have rolled out a device financing solution that will enable customers to acquire mobile devices and data packages using flexible payment plans that will be offered by the bank. The solution, which was launched on Wednesday evening at Stanbic’s Taj Pamodzi Private Banking Suite, is exclusive to […]

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Chipolopolo final team to face Nigeria named

Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has named his final 23 member squad for next weekend’s crunch Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B qualifier away to Nigeria. During a media briefing at Football House this morning, Nyirenda has maintained the side that recorded back to back wins over Algeria in the last round of FIFA World […]

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Stanbic’s US$165m funding helps ZESCO connect more districts to the grid

A US$165 million finance package from Stanbic Bank has helped ZESCO connect more districts in North-Western and Western provinces to the national electricity grid. The partnership culminated this week with the switching on of the final phase of the North-Western Grid Extension Project, adding Mufumbwe, Kabompo, Manyinga, Mumbezhi, Zambezi, Chavuma and Lukulu to the circuit. […]

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Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies aged 91

Hugh Hefner, the silk-robed Casanova whose Playboy men’s magazine popularized the term “centerfold,” glamorized an urbane bachelor lifestyle and helped spur the sexual revolution of the 1960s — has died, his company said late Wednesday. He was 91. Hefner founded Playboy in 1953 with $600 of his own money and built the magazine into a multimillion-dollar […]

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