Sydney Siame leads squad for Southern Africa Championship set for Lusaka

CECILIA ZULU, Lusaka THE Zambia Amateur Athletics Association (ZAAA) has selected 28 runners that include sprinter Sydney Siame for next month’s Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Southern Africa Region Championship in Lusaka. ZAAA development manager Sydney Mushipi announced the names in a statement issued in Lusaka. Mushipi said the team will go into residential camp

Kunda, Nkunika to back PF

KELVIN CHONGO, Lusaka THE Patriotic Front (PF) says the failure by its candidates to file nominations for the Muchinga and Lundazi Central parliamentary seats will not affect the ruling party and its campaigns. PF Lundazi Central parliamentary candidate John Phiri and his Muchinga counterpart Ngosa Simbyakula failed to file nominations on Tuesday. PF deputy spokesperson

Rainbow dims

CHAMBO NG’UNI, Kabwe THE Rainbow Party has suffered a major setback in Kapiri Mposhi after its parliamentary candidate Frederick Manyanina ditched the opposition party at the last minute to stand on the United Progressive Party (UPP) ticket. Mr Manyanina said in an interview yesterday that he decided to file his nomination papers on the UPP

Ex-BP employees insist HH refund

CHOMBA MUSIKA, Lusaka THE 92 former British Petroleum (BP) Zambia employees who are demanding to be paid K457 million in pension benefits by United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema have stepped up preparations for the transportation of over 200 affected families who will be camped at Mr Hichilema’s house. Over a week

NSCZ gives ZHA conditions

SYLVESTER CHISHIMBA, Lusaka THE National Sports Council of Zambia (NSCZ) says the Zambia Hockey Association (ZHA) elections will be held when the organisation pays affiliation fees. In an interview in Lusaka yesterday, NSCZ acting general secretary Emmanuel Phiri said ZHA is among 13 sports associations that have not paid affiliation fees. Phiri said the council

Prisons body wants prisoners to vote

CATHERINE MUMBA, Lusaka THE Prisons Care and Counselling Association (PRISCCA) has appealed to the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to allow remandees to vote in the August 11 elections. PRISCCA executive director Godfrey Malembeka said the Constitution declares remandees innocent until proven guilty, hence the need for them to be allowed to exercise their right
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