Nawakwi fires salvo at HH as she files

JACK ZIMBA, Lusaka FORUM for Democracy and Development (FDD) presidential candidate Edith Nawakwi yesterday fired a broadside at United Party for National Development president Hakainde Hichilema as she filed her nomination papers for the August 11 general elections. And Nawakwi, 56, the only female presidential candidate, revealed the identity of her running mate as Clement

King Mwant Yamv blesses Zambia

STEVEN MVULA, Lusaka KING Mwant Yamv Mushidi III of the Luba-Lunda people of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has wished Zambia peace ahead of the August 11 general elections. King Mwant Yamv Mushidi III said he decided to make a stop-over in Lusaka to “bless” the republic of Zambia. “We decided to stop over

‘Black sheep’ appoint Njovu

ALEX NJOVU, Lusaka SUPER Division Mufulira Blackpool has appointed Mathews Njovu as coach. Njovu has replaced Weston Mumba, who was sacked last month following a string of poor results. The former Kabwe Warriors winger has been tasked to ensure Blackpool remain in the topflight. Blackpool, who are yet to test victory this season, have drawn

Mopani keeps 3,000 jobs

HONE SIAME, Kitwe PRESIDENT Lungu yesterday commissioned the sinking of deep shafts at the Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) at Mindola in Kitwe and Mufulira operations which will cost US$559 million aimed at sustaining 3,000 jobs and extending the lifespan of the mines by 25 to 30 years. And President Lungu has assured investors in the

PF scoops council seat

ELIZABETH CHATUVELA, Mongu PATRIOTIC Front (PF) candidate Peter Malumo is the new council chairperson for Mulobezi District Council after he went through unopposed during the filing in of nomination papers on Monday. Mr Malumo was declared duly elected by returning officer Fred Kapusa at 15:00 hours. Mr Kapusa said in an interview from Mulobezi that

Buffaloes hand Nakambala 5th defeat

ALEX NJOVU, Independence Stadium, Lusaka BUFFALOES 2 NAKAMBALA 1 GREEN Buffaloes yesterday moved five points behind Super Division leaders Nkana after beating Nakambala Leopards in a rescheduled Week 11 match. Victory pushed Buffaloes to 22 points at par with champions Zesco United but the Ndola outfit has a healthier goal aggregate. Nkana, who have a

Police warn, caution candidate

NANCY SIAME, Lusaka POLICE in Lusaka have recorded a warn-and-caution statement from Kabwata independent parliamentary candidate Clement Tembo for allegedly firing gunshots in public. Police assistant public relations officer Esther Katongo said Mr Tembo appeared at Kabwata Police Station yesterday where the statement was recorded from him. Ms Katongo said in an interview yesterday that
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