PF, FDD, UPND verify presidential supporters

KALUNGA MUSONDA, CHAMBO NG’UNI, Kabwe THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) yesterday successfully verified details of 100 Patriotic Front (PF) members in Central Province who will be among 1,000 supporting President Lungu this monthend when he lodges his nomination papers. Zambia will be holding general elections alongside a referendum on August 11 and President Lungu

Ponga right man as FAZ GS

Dear editor, IT IS a good development for football in Zambia that Ponga Liwewe has been appointed as the new FAZ general secretary. An in-depth understanding of general administration and intricacies of marketing and a good reservoir of the right contacts in football is important. Ponga has most of all this. Through writing in his

Pirates send Hungarian coach on leave

ALEX NJOVU, CECILIA ZULU, Lusaka DIVISION One Zone Four outfit Livingstone Pirates have sent Hungarian coach Posta Sando on forced leave following a string of poor results. But Sando said he left Pirates on his own because the executive committee was interfering with the selection of players. Club insiders said in an interview from Livingstone

COMESA signs agro pact

NOMSA NKANA, Lusaka THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) for collaboration towards higher agricultural production and trade. Speaking at the signing ceremony in Lusaka yesterday, COMESA secretary general Sindiso Ngwenya said the regional body is aware of the lingering

‘Avoid pollution in townships’

NKWETO MFULA, Chingola CHINGOLA Municipal Council has urged investors and individuals to adhere to the Public Health Act by avoiding pollution in townships. Public relations officer George Sichimba said pollution of any kind puts the lives of people at risk. Mr Sichimba said the council will not allow investors to discharge hazardous chemicals into the

When success is failure

Dear editor, ON February 21, 2016 the article when ‘Success is failure’ was published in the Zambia Daily Mail. The article was useful to me. It is for this reason that I wish to thank and congratulate the author, Cheela Chilala, with his complex of interconnected elements (Spider’s web) for being such a great thinker

Retrenched miners get 30,000 hectares

HONE SIAME, Kitwe GOVERNMENT has allocated 30,000 hectares of land to retrenched miners in the Copperbelt Province to enable them to engage in agriculture. The allocation of the land is in line with the government’s diversification agenda. This follows the directive by President Lungu last year that the former miners should be offered land to
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