Development cheers Nkomeshya

CHIMWEMWE MWALE, ISABEL MOYO, Chongwe CHIEFTAINESS Nkomeshya Mukamambo (II) (right) of the Soli people of Chongwe is grateful to Government for the development projects that the Patriotic Front administration has undertaken in her chiefdom. The traditional leader also said her subjects are happy that the area has been prioritised for landmark projects, which include roads

We’ll improve lives of women, youths – aspiring mayors

SITEMBILE SIWAWA, Lusaka SOME Lusaka mayoral candidates have pledged to ensure that the livelihoods of women and youths are improved once elected. Featuring on Hot FM’s ‘Special Hot Seat’ programme recently, Forum for Democracy and Development’s candidate Siree Muntanga said once elected she will ensure that women marketers are provided with soft and interest-free loans

ZRA pounces on The Post

CHOMBA MUSIKA, CHARLES CHISALA, Lusaka THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has executed a warrant of distress on The Post and blocked workers from accessing the newspaper ’s offices on Bwinjimfumu Road and its printing plant in Lusaka’s light industrial area. ZRA yesterday issued a new demand notice for K53 million on The Post, grounding operations

Dynamite blows fisherman’s hand

MUBANGA NONDO, Ndola A 52-YEAR-OLD man of Mumbuluma area in Mpongwe has blown off his left hand with dynamite after he allegedly mishandled explosives which he was illegally using to catch fish on the Kafue River. Copperbelt Province commissioner of police Charity Katanga said in an interview yesterday that the incident happened on Sunday around

ZNFU forms task force against tomato pest

TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka THE Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU) has formed a task force to fight the tomato leaf-miner moth, the tuta absoluta, which has invaded crops in Lusaka and Central provinces. Last week, the ZNFU held a meeting with fruits and vegetables stakeholders to discuss possible ways of containing and controlling the tuta absoluta.

COSAFA boss pledges to reconcile Kalu, Kamanga

DIANA MUTAKAFIMBO, Windhoek COUNCIL of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) president Suketu Patel has pledged to reconcile Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga and his predecessor Kalusha Bwalya. Patel (left) said in an interview here yesterday that the duo needs each other and should learn to co-exist. Last Wednesday, Kamanga announced that the