Copa Coca-Cola schools’ tournament kicks off

The 2016 COPA Coca-Cola schools football tournament kicked off at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka this week. The competition, which drew over 450 schools from around the country, saw ten secondary school teams qualify for the finals this week, with each province represented. There are two groups in the competition with five

Atlas Mara takes over Finance Bank

ATLAS Mara Limited has announced the merger of BancABC Zambia and Finance Bank, a transaction that could result in the creation of one of the country’s biggest banks, reports The Post Newspaper.   In 2014, Atlas Mara acquired a significant majority stake in ABC Holdings, the parent company of a sub-Saharan Africa banks operating under the BancABC brand

Expatriate coach hiring long overdue

IT has been about a year now if not more, since the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) started singing about hiring an expatriate coach to drill the Chipolopolo. Of course there have been several factors that have hindered the progress of this engagement process with the biggest challenge being undoubtedly money issues. Government has promised

Decline in wildlife offences pleasing

THE revelation by the Ministry of Tourism and Arts that the country has recorded a decline in wildlife-related offences is a positive sign that the biodiversity is being protected from extinction. Against this background, we commend the Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) for a good job although more needs to be done to