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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

ADB offers $18m loan

The African Development Bank (ADB) has offered US $18 Million concessional loan to finance livestock infrastructure development in Muchinga and Northern Provinces. Meanwhile Fisheries and Livestock Permanent Secretary David Shamulenge has warned Shachitari construction limited, the contractor engaged to build a 16 Million Kwacha tier three farmers’ training institute at Mbesuma state ranch in Chinsali,