PF backs Wina for running mate

CATHERINE MUMBA, SHIKANDA KAWANGA, Lusaka, Livingstone THE ruling Patriotic Front (PF) says it is in full support of President Lungu’s decision to appoint Vice-President Inonge Wina as his running mate for the August 11 general elections because she is a stable and wise woman. PF deputy spokesperson Frank Bwalya said the party trusts President Lungu’s

Unbeaten run delights Zanaco coach

MULWANDA LUPIYA, ALEX NJOVU, Ndola, Lusaka ZANACO coach Mumamba Numba is happy his team has extended the unbeaten run to nine games. The bankers drew 1-1 with champions Zesco United in a Super Division Week 12 match at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola on Sunday. “I am happy with the result though we allowed a

Kufuor, Annan commend Zambia

NANCY SIAME, Lusaka FORMER President of Ghana John Kufuor and chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation Kofi Annan have praised the Zambian government’s efforts in fighting malnutrition and ending stunted growth. The two statesmen have called for concerted efforts between Government and the private sector to achieve nutritional security through increased investments with agricultural playing

PF, FDD, UPND verify presidential supporters

KALUNGA MUSONDA, CHAMBO NG’UNI, Kabwe THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) yesterday successfully verified details of 100 Patriotic Front (PF) members in Central Province who will be among 1,000 supporting President Lungu this monthend when he lodges his nomination papers. Zambia will be holding general elections alongside a referendum on August 11 and President Lungu

Ponga right man as FAZ GS

Dear editor, IT IS a good development for football in Zambia that Ponga Liwewe has been appointed as the new FAZ general secretary. An in-depth understanding of general administration and intricacies of marketing and a good reservoir of the right contacts in football is important. Ponga has most of all this. Through writing in his

Pirates send Hungarian coach on leave

ALEX NJOVU, CECILIA ZULU, Lusaka DIVISION One Zone Four outfit Livingstone Pirates have sent Hungarian coach Posta Sando on forced leave following a string of poor results. But Sando said he left Pirates on his own because the executive committee was interfering with the selection of players. Club insiders said in an interview from Livingstone

COMESA signs agro pact

NOMSA NKANA, Lusaka THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) for collaboration towards higher agricultural production and trade. Speaking at the signing ceremony in Lusaka yesterday, COMESA secretary general Sindiso Ngwenya said the regional body is aware of the lingering