Nevers fails to stop Mutati

CAROLINE KALOMBE, Lusaka THE Lusaka High Court has dismissed an application by former MMD deputy national secretary Winnie Zaloumis to stop former Lunte member of Parliament (MP) Felix Mutati from holding a national convention on grounds that it is an abuse of the court process. This is in a matter in which Ms Zaloumis wanted

Togo down Chipolopolo

STEPHEN PHIRI, Lusaka TOGO 1 ZAMBIA 0 ZAMBIA last evening got the jolt ahead of next Saturday’s 2017 Gabon Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea Bissau when they lost to Togo in an international friendly at Stade Municipal de Lome. The Emmanuel Adebayor-led Togo took the lead through striker Mathieu Dossevi in the 22nd

African economy resilient – AfDB

NANCY SIAME, KALONDE NYATI, CHOMBA MUSIKA, VIOLET MENGO, Lusaka AFRICA is not in a crisis and remains resilient despite the economic shocks prevailing in most countries, African Development Bank (AfDB) president Akinwumi Adesina has said. Speaking during the AfDB annual meetings closing press conference yesterday, Dr Adesina said the word crisis should not be used

CB show in growth plan

MWILA NTAMBI, Kitwe THE Copperbelt Mining, Agriculture and Commercial Show Society (CMACSS) has devised a five-year development programme aimed at improving infrastructure at the showgrounds in Kitwe. Speaking during an interactive meeting with journalists in Kitwe yesterday, incoming CMACCS chairperson London Mwafulilwa said the society is committed to raising the standards at the showgrounds to

‘Africa’s agriculture sector needs $400 billion – AfDB

VIOLET MENGO, Lusaka OVER US$400 billion is required for the next 10 years to transform the agriculture sector in Africa. And the African Development Bank (AfDB) has embarked on an ambitious seven-point plan aimed at transforming the agriculture sector and empowering small-scale farmers and youths. AfDB director of the agriculture and agro-industry department Chiji Ojukwu