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

Cadre found with 5 voters cards

ELIZABETH CHATUVELA, Mongu POLICE in Mongu have arrested a woman after she was allegedly found with five voters’ cards belonging to different people. Memory Namangolwa was arrested yesterday during the verification exercise for political party supporters yesterday. Western Province Commissioner of Police Charles Lungu said in an interview that Ms Namangolwa, who is from Limulunga

Market traders march for President Lungu

ACKIM MUSONDA, Lusaka HUNDREDS of marketeers in Lusaka yesterday held a solidarity march for President Lungu to thank him and his administration for constructing and tarring access roads to Soweto market. And Lusaka district commissioner Davison Mulenga says President Lungu is impressed with market traders country wide for forming an association to improve their trading