Daily Archives: July 7, 2017

United target Lukaku trains with Pogba

Romelu Lukaku

Manchester United’s bid to sign Everton’s Belgian international striker Romelu Lukaku for a record fee between British clubs of £75 million looked nearer to completion on Friday as photos emerged of him training with Paul Pogba. Lukaku, 24, was pictured on United star Pogba’s Instagram account training with his close friend — who has the same agent, Mino Raiola — ...

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Al Ahly desperate for a win

Al Ahly

Al Ahly will welcome Coton Sport in a 2017 CAF Champions League, Group D match at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria on Saturday. Kick-off is at 9:00pm. The Red Devils, who are record eight-time Champions League winners, are heading into game in need of a win in order to book their place in quarterfinals. This is after Zambian ...

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Siavonga DC calls for more investment in district

Siavonga District Commissioner  Lovemore Kanyama

Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama has encouraged investors to consider investing in infrastructure such as shopping malls and banks in the district. Mr Kanyama says the district is attracting a lot of tourists hence the need for such infrastructure investment. He says his administration is ready to assist serious investors secure land. Mr Kanyama bemoaned the situation were the people ...

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Starch processing plant in Solwezi to be established

CEEC Director General, Likando Mukumbuta

The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has disbursed a loan of K4.4 million to PremierCon Starch Processors Limited to finance the establishment of a starch processing plant in Solwezi district. The plant, which is expected to be fully operational in December 2017, will produce starch from cassava and sweet potatoes, and will create 200 jobs at construction phase and 160 ...

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Advisory Board for the National House of Prayer calls for prayers

Bishop Joshua Banda

The Advisory Board for the National House of Prayer has called for a national day of prayer on Sunday,9th July,2017 in the wake of destructive activities that have affected many families and strategic national installations of late. In a statement, Advisory board Chairman Bishop Joshua Banda says there need for the nation to demonstrate a sense of unity at a ...

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Lungu unveils foundation stone for construction of ZCCM-IH Cement Plant

Lungu unveils foundation stone for construction of ZCCM-IH Cement Plant in Ndola

President Edgar Lungu has unveiled the foundation stone for the construction of the US$548 million ZCCM Investments Holdings (ZCCM-IH) cement plant in Ndola. Speaking during the unveiling of the foundation stone and ground breaking ceremony today, President said increased investment in Zambia’s cement industry is key to creating competition in the market, thereby making cement more affordable to the majority. ...

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Police ban use of unregistered vehicles

Esther Katongo

The Zambia Police Service has banned the use of unregistered motor vehicles countrywide. The move comes in the wake of President Edgar Lungu’s decision to invoke Article 31 giving police more powers. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo in a statement made available to Q-News says only unregistered motor vehicles in transit with accompanied relevant documents will be allowed to be driven ...

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G20: Trump and Putin meet face to face for first time

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have met for the first time, shaking hands and holding face-to-face talks as the G20 summit in Hamburg began. “It’s an honour to be with you,” said Mr Trump to Mr Putin, who responded: “I’m delighted to meet you.” The US and Russian leaders say they want to repair ties damaged by crises including Russia’s ...

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