Daily Archives: September 1, 2017

Business in Zambia normal – Dodia

Yusuf Dodia

Economist Yusuf Dodia says the declaration of the threatened state of public emergency has not affected business in the country. Mr. Dodia notes that for the past 52 days or so since the declaration was approved by Parliament, business in the country has been usual. He has told QTV Business News that this is because the invocation of Article 31 ...

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Wada names final squad to face foxes

Coach Wedson Nyirenda

Coach Wedson Nyirenda has named his final 24 member squad for back to back Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup against Algeria on Saturday and Tuesday. According to the list availed to Fazfootball.com, Nyirenda has kept faith in all the foreign based players summoned and sent home Webster Mulenga (Red Arrows), Boston Muchindu, Moses Nyondo (both Nkana), Clatous Chama, Fwayo Tembo ...

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High cases of divorce worries Chola

Bellion Chola

Advocacy against Child Abuse and Gender Based Violence has attributed the continued high divorce cases in the country to lack of continued counseling for couples. The latest statistics from the local court office indicate that 28,101 divorce cases were recorded from across the country’s 10 provinces this year so far. Advocacy Executive Director Bellion Chola says research has shown that ...

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NUMAW praise Mopani, CEC

James Chansa

The National Union for Miners and Allied Workers has applauded Mopani Copper Mines and Copperbelt Energy Corporation for reaching an agreement with Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) culminating in the full restoration of power supply to the mine, and save close to 5000 jobs. CEC, which buys power from ZESCO and sells it to the mines, cut supply to Mopani to ...

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HH wins kudos

Bishop David Masupa

Independent Churches of Zambia Board Chairperson Bishop David Masupa has praised UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema for his commitment to dialogue. Bishop Masupa says this is a true characteristic of Christianity. And Bishop Masupa says the impending dialogue should bring out issues that could have led to misunderstandings from the start. He states that if the disputes arose as a result ...

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Govt urged to consider reintroducing windfall tax

Daniel Shimunza  - MNT President

Movement for National Transformation (MNT) president Daniel Shimunza has called on government to seriously consider re-introducing windfall tax in view of the recent happenings in the mining sector. Mr. Shimunza has also noted the need for the country to come up with a strong mining policy. He has wondered why it had to take the head of the state to ...

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Chelsea sign Drinkwater, Zappacosta

Danny Drinkwater © Getty Images

Premier League champions Chelsea completed a challenging transfer window on Friday by bringing in England midfielder Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City and Italy right-back Davide Zappacosta from Torino. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte saw moves for several targets fail to come off over the course of the transfer window, but has managed to boost his squad ahead of his side’s Champions ...

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Brazil on top as Chile, Argentina struggle

PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - AUGUST 31: Philippe Coutinho of Brazil controls the ball during a match between Brazil and Ecuador as part of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifier at Arena do Gremio on August 31, 2017 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Philippe Coutinho shrugged off his transfer disappointment with a goal as Brazil beat Ecuador to guarantee top spot in South America’s 2018 World Cup qualifying race on Thursday while Chile and Argentina stumbled once more. Liverpool star Coutinho, who had seen his hopes of a dream move to Barcelona dashed earlier Thursday as the transfer window slammed shut with no ...

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Marvel star slates ‘racist’ Hollywood over name change

Chloe Bennet: "Changing my last name doesn't change the fact that my BLOOD is half Chinese"

Chloe Bennet, who stars in TV series Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, has said she had to change her name from Chloe Wang in order to make it in Hollywood. The actress praised Ed Skrein for recently pulling out of Hellboy. His casting had been criticised for “whitewashing” the original character, who is of Asian heritage. She told an Instagram follower ...

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Brexit: UK ‘must not allow itself to be blackmailed’

Mr Fox spoke to the media at the end of a three-day visit to Japan

The UK must not allow itself to be blackmailed by the EU over its Brexit “divorce bill” in order to start trade talks, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has said. He said a bad Brexit deal would damage both British and European companies. Businesses have become impatient with the slow progress of the Brexit negotiations, he added. The latest Brexit ...

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