Focus on Sustainable Development Goals

DESPITE the global slowdown in the international price of its premier product, Africa’s largest copper producer is continuing to invest massively and innovatively in a range of impactful corporate social responsibility initiatives focused mostly around its host communities. Halfway into 2016, First Quantum Minerals’ Kansanshi Gold and Copper Mine had already taken its social investment

Police nab 150 riotous UPND cadres

NANCY MWAPE, Livingstone POLICE have arrested over 140 people in Southern Province for rioting after the declaration of President Lungu as winner of last Thursday’s Presidential election. Police in Mongu, Western Province, have also arrested 16 people also for riotous misconduct. Southern Province commissioner of police Godwin Phiri said in a statement yesterday that 53

U-17 skipper promises hat-trick

DIANA MUTAKAFIMBO, Lusaka UNDER-17 national team skipper Francisco Mwepu has promised to score a hat trick in Sunday’s Africa Junior Championship second round return leg against Sudan. Mwepu said in an interview after the afternoon training session at Olympic Youth Development Centre in Lusaka yesterday that the return leg will be a different game. The

Chief Ntambu calls for peace, unity

BUTTYSON KANDIMBA, Solwezi HOUSE of Chiefs chairperson Chief Ntambu of the Lunda people of Mwinilunga district in North- Western Province has called for peace and unity in the nation in the aftermath of the August 11 general elections that saw President Lungu being re-elected for a five-year term in office. Chief Ntambu has warned that

Where did UPND go wrong?

BENEDICT TEMBO, Lusaka SO near, yet so far is the scenario in which the country’s major opposition political grouping, the United Party for National Development (UPND), has found itself in. The UPND has come so close to winning elections twice, during the January 2015 election presidential election when its leader Hakainde Hichilema polled 780,168 votes

MPs pledge sports growth

DIANA MUTAKAFIMBO, Lusaka SPORTS administrators that have been elected as members of Parliament have pledged to use their positions to foster the development of sport. Zambia Golf Union (ZGU) vice-president Elario Musonda, and former union presidents Mathew Nkhuwa and Joel Malanji are some of the sports administrators that were elected members of Parliament during last

I will work with Government Muleya

CHOMBA MUSIKA, Lusaka NEWLY-ELECTED Sinazongwe council chairperson Alick Muleya says he will work with the government to improve the welfare of the people. The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) councillor said he will have to work with the government of the day to deliver development in the Gwembe Valley district. Mr Muleya was
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