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NSCZ appoint Colonel secretary

DIANA MUTAKAFIMBO, Lusaka THE National Sports Council of Zambia (NSCZ) has appointed Lieutenant Colonel Emmanuel Phiri as general secretary. Board chairperson Mwamba Kalenga said in a statement issued in Lusaka yesterday that Phiri, whose appointment was effective April 15 was seconded to the NSCZ from the Zambia Army. Kalenga said the board is confident Phiri

Ex-Zambia coach Dumitru dies

JOHANNESBURG – Former Zambia and South Africa coach Ted Dumitru has died from a heart attack. Romania-born Dumitru reportedly collapsed at Eastgate Mall yesterday. He was aged 76. Dumitru led Zambia to third place finish at the 1982 Africa Cup of Nations in Libya.

Simataa Simataa needs our empathy

Dear editor, AS THE dust settles over the selection of the general secretary of the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ), one individual needs our empathy – Simataa Simataa. It is clear that Simataa was the main man behind the election of FAZ president Andrew Kamanga. He has been seemingly rejected by some sections of the

Blackouts to end: Zesco, Eskom seal deal

NANCY SIAME, Lusaka CONSUMERS will soon be relieved of the burden of load shedding following an agreement between Zesco and South Africa’s power utility, Eskom, for the importation of 300 megawatts (MW) of electricity. Meanwhile, Zesco has received a list of companies interested to generate electricity using waste materials. Zesco managing director Victor Mundende said

Fathy cries foul over SuperSport blackout

DIANA MUTAKAFIMBO, Lusaka KABWE Warriors coach Mohammed Fathy ( right) has cried foul over his team’s non-appearance on pay television sports channel, SuperSport, this season. Fathy said in an interview at Godfrey Chitalu Stadium in Kabwe after his side battled to a 1-1 draw with Zanaco in a Super Division rescheduled Week One match that

Economy on the rebound Lungu

President Edgar Lungu says the economy is steadily rebounding following various interventions by government. And the President has thanked Saltech enterprises and Mukuyu ventures, the two firms contracted to build two correctional facilities in Mwembeshi for showing confidence in the economy. President Lungu has also reaffirmed government’s resolve to upholding human rights by providing humane