Catherine maintains 2nd slot

CECILIA ZULU, Lusaka WORLD Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight gold champion Catherine Phiri has maintained second position on the Women International Boxing Association (WIBA) ranking. According to the latest ratings posted on the WIBA website yesterday, another Zambian boxer, Esther Phiri, has also maintained second position in the welterweight category despite not fighting regularly. Christina McMahon

GBM, Sampa must apologise, says headman

KELVIN CHONGO, Lusaka HEADMAN Mungoko of Maamba in Southern Province has petitioned United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema to ask his party’s vice-president for administration Geoffrey Mwamba and members Miles Sampa and Obvious Mwaliteta to apologise to the people of Southern Province. Headman Mungoko said in a statement issued in Lusaka yesterday

Zambia, South Africa launch business body

ALVIN CHIINGA, Lusaka THE Zambia chapter of the Zambia-South Africa Business Council (ZSABC) will be launched in Lusaka this Friday and President Lungu is expected to officiate at the gala dinner. Zambia High Commission to South Africa press secretary Nicky Shabolyo said in a statement yesterday that the launch will bring together several South African

Step up quest for power

NANCY SIAME, VIOLET MENGO, Lusaka PRESIDENT Lungu says extra-ordinary measures are required to cushion the negative effects of climate change and energy deficit Zambia and other African countries are grappling with. Mr Lungu has also commended the African Development Bank (AfDB) for its financial support to African countries, which is in excess of US$112 billion.

Chama dismisses UPND claims

CATHERINE MUMBA, Lusaka PATRIOTIC Front secretary general Davies Chama has described allegations by the United Party for National Development (UPND) that Patriotic Front (PF) cadres are pulling down the opposition political party’s campaign posters as unfounded. Mr Chama said the PF has sensitised its cadres not to engage in acts that are against the Electoral

Driver convicted of ‘importing’ Ethiopians

CATHERINE MUMBA, Lusaka A DRIVER of Lusaka’s Zingalume township has been convicted and fined K45,000 or in default three years imprisonment with hard labour for aiding nine Ethiopian illegal immigrants. Department of Immigration public relations officer Namati Nshinka, in a statement issued in Lusaka yesterday, named the convict as Augustine Ntoshya, 38. Mr Nshinka said

Zanaco face Kabwe Warriors hurdle

VICTOR KUMWENDA, Lusaka ZANACO will today seek closing in on leaders Nkana when they tackle Kabwe Warriors in a Super Division rescheduled Week One match at Godfrey Chitalu Stadium. The bankers have 21 points, five behind leaders Nkana. Second-placed Zesco United have 22 points. Nakambala Leopards host Nchanga Rangers in a rescheduled Week Eight match.