FIFA : Summer transfer window to move

(BBC)The summer transfer window will be moved and contracts ending on 30 June will be extended for a short period under proposals agreed by all football’s major stakeholders, world governing body Fifa has confirmed.It is now accepted by all parties that the initial hope of completing the 2019-20 season by 30 June will not happen.After…

La Liga could resume by end of May

(BBC)-La Liga could resume as early as 28 May in the best-case scenario as the league discusses its options, says its president Javier Tebas.No Spanish side has played a competitive game since 11 March, when Atletico Madrid knocked holders Liverpool out of the Champions League.Tebas says training will not return until emergency measures – in…

China records no coronavirus deaths

(BBC)China reported no coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, the first time since it started publishing daily figures in January.The National Health Commission said it had 32 confirmed cases, down from 39 on Monday.It comes as the government is under scrutiny as to whether it is underreporting its figures.The government says more than 3,331 people have died…

Dominic Raab confident Johnson will recover from Coronavirus

(BBC)-Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said he is “confident” Boris Johnson will recover from coronavirus, describing the prime minister as a “fighter”.Speaking at the daily coronavirus briefing, Mr Raab said Mr Johnson remained in “good spirits” and was breathing without assistance.He also described the PM as not only a colleague – but “also a friend”.Later…

ShopRite told to provide workers with facemasks

By  Mushita Mpundu-Copperbelt Permanent secretary Bright Nundwe has directed Shopriteh Chainstore at Mukuba Mall in Kitwe to provide face masks to its workers.Mr NUNDWE says workers attending to customers without facemasks are at higher risk of contracting Covid 19.He said this when he made an impromptu visit to the outlet.And shoprite fresh food manager Moses…

Solwezi Wholesalers cautioned against mealie meal hikes

Zanis– Solwezi District Commissioner Rosemary Kamalonga has cautioned wholesalers in the  district against hiking the prices of mealie meal. Speaking when she visited a wholesale where the the essential commodity is being sold at K190=00  per bag,  MS Kamalonga expressed sadness that wholesalers are exploiting residents by selling mealie meal at higher  prices.She said them selling the commodity…

Mine Unions welcome govt stance on mopani

By Lilian Kalaba-Mine unions on the Copperbelt have hailed the bold stance taken by Government to object to Mopani Copper Mines decision to place the mines in Kitwe and Mufulira under care and maintenance.The National union of miners and allied workers President James Chansa says all the mine unions on the copperbelt will rally with…