Daily Archives: September 6, 2017

NUPPEZ keen to supporting teachers – Muyumba

Victor Muyumba

National Union of Public and Private Educators of Zambia (NUPPEZ) has disclosed that it has formed cooperatives aimed at empowering its members in the teaching fraternity. Speaking when the Union gave Lusaka Province a 30 thousand Kwacha cheque to Chongwe district and Lusaka District, NUPEZ Executive President Victor Muyumba has hailed President Edgar Lungu for fostering the cooperative movement in ...

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CiSCA feels vindicated after ConCourt ruling

Bishop Mambo

The Civil Society Constitution Agenda (CiSCA) says it is vindicated by the recent Constitutional Court ruling that highlighted some constitutional breaches committed by President Edgar Lungu and his government at the time the presidential petition was lodged in Court. CiSCA Chairperson Bishop John Mambo says consistently, CiSCA has been revealing constitutional breaches being committed by the current government and its ...

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Chipolopolo Boys amazes President Lungu

H.E. Edgar Lungu, president of Zambia

President Edgar Lungu has congratulated the Zambia National Soccer Team for their 1 – 0 win against Algeria in the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup return leg qualifier in Constantine, Algeria on Tuesday night. The President has said the good and impressive start by Chipolopolo in the 2018 World Cup Qualifier tournament signifies the glorious performances ahead. President Lungu says ...

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MoH says there is NO shortage of ARVs in Muchinga

Ministry of Health Headquarters

The Ministry of Health has refuted media claims suggesting that there is a shortage of Anti-retro Viral Drugs (ARVs) in Muchinga Province. Ministry Spokesperson Dr. Maximillan Bweupe says as of yesterday, Medical Stores Limited had delivered the scheduled normal supply of ARVs. Dr. Bweupe says this means that all the districts have enough stocks for between 1 to 2 months. ...

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Myanmar laying landmines on Bangladesh border: reports

Rohingya refugees walk on a muddy path after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Teknaf

Myanmar has been laying landmines across a section of its border with Bangladesh for the past three days, according to reports citing two government sources in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka. The sources say the purpose may be to prevent the return of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence. Bangladesh will on Wednesday formally lodge a protest against the laying of landmines ...

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Zambia crush Algeria’s hopes

Patson Daka Goal - Algeria vs Zambia 0-1 (WC Qualifiers 2018)

Zambia crushed Algeria’s 2018 World Cup hopes with a slender 1-0 win over the Desert Warriors at the Stade Mohamed-Hamlaoui in Constantine on Tuesday night. Algeria controlled the flow of the game early on and should have taken the lead in the 16th minute, but Riyad Mahrez failed to score from a penalty sport. Algeria suffered a further setback in ...

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Morocco, Mali in goalless stalemate


Morocco failed to go top of their 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifying group after playing to a dull 0-0 draw against Mali at the Stade 26 Mars in Bamako on Tuesday night. With Cote d’Ivoire losing 2-1 to Gabon in a Group C qualifier, also on Tuesday night, a win would have seen Morocco top the standings. Instead, the result ...

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Salah fires Egypt, Ghana cruise

Salah fires Egypt

African giants Egypt moved closer to a first World Cup appearance since 1990 when they defeated Uganda 1-0 on Tuesday thanks to an early goal from Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah. A near-capacity crowd in the 85 000-seat Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria saw the June signing from AS Roma strike just six minutes into the Group E clash. Salah ...

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Mumbwa women farmers refuse to sale their maize cheaply

Serah Ngwenya

Women Farmers in Mumbwa District in Central province have held on to their maize commodity and vowed to do away with maize farming in the coming farming season. Women Farmer’s Representative Serah Ngwenya says there will be no need for farmers to venture into the crop again when they are not making profit out of it. She says women in ...

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Spain hit eight; Italy and Wales win


Spain maintained their three-point advantage over Italy and Serbia moved four clear of their pursuers but the top four in Group I are separated by just two points after victories for Iceland and Turkey. GROUP D Republic of Ireland 0-1 Serbia Serbia stretched their lead at the summit to four points and are certain of a top-two finish as their ...

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