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Damiano vows to fight on

By NDINAWE SIMPELWE - DAMIANO Mutale says he will not stop seeking an explanation from Football House on the amendment to the constitution despite being summoned by Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) disciplinary committee. Meanwhile, former Kabwe Warriors secretary Michael Mutale says FAZ is too lenient on its members who are undermining the administration. FAZ

KPF cry foul

By RONALD CHAWE - KITWE Playing Fields (KPF) insists they fielded the three banned players against Red Arrows last weekend because the Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) had promised to lift the suspensions. Last weekend national rugby league (NRL) Week Nine match was called off with Arrows given points after KPF insisted on using the three

Chief chamuka effects by-law against early marriages

By PASSY HAACHIZO - CHIEF Chamuka of the Lenje speaking people has with immediate effect implemented a by-law in his chiefdom deterring girls below the age of 21 from getting married. The traditional leader has also warned parents found wanting of stern action and has directed all the 200 headmen in the chiefdom to get

Over 1,000 vendors access K150,000 revolving fund

By MILDRED KATONGO  - ABOUT K150, 000 has been disbursed to more than 1,000 street vendors in Ndola district through a revolving fund being administered by Zampost Microfinance on behalf of the Government. The ministry of Youth, Sport and Child Development signed an agreement between Zampost Microfinance and Street Vendors Society limited to disburse a

KTC repossession elates ZNFU

By JAMES KUNDA - FARMERS are happy with the repossession of Kawambwa Tea Company Limited (KTC) in Luapula Province by the Government because the move will translate into increased benefits for the country. Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) president Evelyn Nguleka said the union would now engage the Government on how farmers countrywide could maximise

Chifubu MMD pledges to vote for Lungu

By MILDRED KATONGO  - THE Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD) in Chifubu Constituency of Ndola has pledged to support and vote for President Edgar Lungu and aspiring Patriotic Front (PF) candidate Frank N’gambi in the forthcoming general elections. MMD Ndola District chairperson Joseph Chileshe said the entire MMD leadership in the Constituency would campaign and

FODEP trains 105 citizen election monitors

By JAMES KUNDA - THE Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has trained 105 people in six of the country’s 10 provinces as citizen election monitors ahead of the August 11 general elections. FODEP acting executive director Chimfwembe Mweenge said in a statement yesterday that participants in the training of trainers programme were drawn from districts

Reject UPND, says KEL2016

By JULIUS PHIRI - A PATRIOTIC Front (PF) group calling itself ‘Kum’mawa for Edgar Lungu 2016’ (KEL 2016) has appealed to people in Eastern Province to reject the United Party for National Development (UPND) by voting for President Edgar Lungu in the August 11 general elections. KEL 2016 team leader Panji Kaunda said in a