Category: Sports

Create Cooperatives Ministry, Highvie Hamududu implores President Edgar Chagwa Lungu 

Create Cooperatives Ministry, Highvie Hamududu implores President Edgar Chagwa Lungu 

By Derrick Sinjela and Favourite Jenala Kalando in Lusaka AS ZAMBIA grapples with high poverty, high income inequality and high unemployment, Party of National Unity (PNU) President Highvie Hamududu urging President Edgar Chagwa Lungu to heed calls seeking immediate establishment of fully-fledged Cooperatives Ministry. Preaching home grown solutions to Zambia’s myriad of socio-economic woes, Mr. Hamududu advised President Lungu to abolish one or two ministries to create space for the establishment of a fully-fledged Cooperatives Ministry. Formerly Chairperson of the Expanded Parliamentary Committee on Estimates, Hamududu believes that once established, a fully-fledged Cooperatives Ministry will facilitate anticipated socio-economic transformation. “Government...

APO Group and Kwesé Sports announce strategic alliance to promote rugby across Africa and the globe

APO Group and Kwesé Sports announce strategic alliance to promote rugby across Africa and the globe

Partnership means increased exposure for African rugby as teams compete to join the world’s elite at the 2019 Rugby World Cup   LAUSANNE, Switzerland, August 14, 2018/ — APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East, today announced a strategic alliance with Kwesé TV’s sports content platform Kwesé Sports (www.Kwese.ESPN.com), arguably Africa’s most trusted source for sports programming, aimed at developing the reputation and image of African rugby on a global scale.   As part of the new deal Kwesé Sports, the exclusive rights-holder for both TV and all digital platforms of Rugby Africa’s...

Kabwe Town Braces for Youth Rugby Tourney

Kabwe Town Braces for Youth Rugby Tourney

By Rugby@APO-opa.org Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU)  The tournament which has attracted 50 kids aged between 09 to 14 years old from each of the 5 locations will kick off at 08 am and is set to end at 1pm in the afternoon   LUSAKA, Zambia, August 9, 2018/ — The long-awaited and highly anticipated Bhubesi Pride Foundation / DieHardRugby Academy schools rugby tournament set for Friday 10th August, 2018 at Green Eagles Rugby Club in Kabwe, Zambia.   Tournament organiser and Get Into Rugby Zambia project manager Tom Chaloba named the participating teams as:   1. Robert Shitima School   2. Sables Nua Centre   3. Arteco Orphanage...

THE 1.2 BILLION DOLLAR DUAL CARRIAGE WAY! WHO ACTUALLY WILL PAY FOR IT?

THE 1.2 BILLION DOLLAR DUAL CARRIAGE WAY! WHO ACTUALLY WILL PAY FOR IT?

 By Trevor Maliwanda Simumba (Evidence right here – media are free to use this case study as they please)   During the ground-breaking ceremony for the Lusaka-Kapiri-Ndola Dual Carriageway project, the Chinese Ambassador to Zambia stated an old Chinese proverb that goes, “build your roads first if you want to get rich”. Transportation infrastructure is crucial to the economic and social development of a nation. Zambia has many favourable natural endowments for its development, however, subject to poor infrastructure, a fair amount of its economic potential cannot be fully tapped. The project of the Lusaka-Ndola Dual Carriageway was mooted over four...

Electricity will Industrialize rustic Zambia’s, prods Pastor Geoffrey Musonda

Electricity will Industrialize rustic Zambia’s, prods Pastor Geoffrey Musonda

By Ashton Kelly Bunda aka (BAK2BAK) WITH barely 900, 000 of the 17 million plus citizenry being connected on the national electric power grind, Rural Electrification Authority (REA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pastor Geoffrey Musonda says industrialisation will develop rustic areas. Pastor Musonda hods a view that the Rural Electrification Master Plan is key in expanding access to electric power as it focuses on fast tracking electricity infrastructure development rural areas, largely viewed as low density settlements. Pastor Musonda noted in an interview with the author on the side lines of the Zambia Off-Grid Investors Forum at Radisson Blu Hotel...

PROFILE:-  Rural Back Ground Plots Football Academy Coach Jethrow Matalise

PROFILE:- Rural Back Ground Plots Football Academy Coach Jethrow Matalise

By Ashton Kelly Bunda aka (BAK 2BAK) IT IS PLAIN to see from the retired Zambia Army (ZA) Military Staff Sergeant’s eyes, a clearly burning ambition confronting new football career challenges and frontiers despite being born and bred in a deplorable rural back ground. “That is why I relocated back to my roots in the rural areas in Chongwe, my childhood dream of setting up a Soccer Academy to improve grassroots football in Zambia is about to come true and I have been assured of goodwill support,” the former Green Buffaloes football club (GBFC) Captain proudly explains. Jethrow Matalise, was...

NAPSA UNVEILS NEW KIT FOR THE NETBALL CLUB

NAPSA UNVEILS NEW KIT FOR THE NETBALL CLUB

By Derrick Sinjela and Titani Zulu The National Pension Scheme Authority has unveiled new kit for the NAPSA Netball Club. The kit, which consists three sets of jerseys, tracksuits and other items, is worth K30, 000. Speaking when he unveiled the kit in Lusaka yesterday, Mr Yollard Kachinda, Director General, NAPSA, commended the club for its successes and contribution to the development of netball in Zambia. ‘NAPSA Netball Club has been a renowned club that won a number of titles and recorded huge successes insofar as netball in Zambia was concerned. Zambian netball history cannot be written without the mention...

Live   Royal wedding live: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marry and delight huge Windsor crowds – latest news

Live   Royal wedding live: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marry and delight huge Windsor crowds – latest news

Telegraph  News Live  Royal wedding live: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marry and delight huge Windsor crowds – latest news 337 g b 01:2103:09 o m i  Danny Boyle  19 MAY 2018 • 5:46PM Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Couple declared man and wife in glorious ceremony Newlyweds greeted by 100,000 on tour of Windsor Reception: Details on food, dance and bridal speech Dress: British Givenchy designer behind gown Royal cuties: Princess Charlotte sticks tongue out Bishop: US wedding preacher who stole show Guests:  Worlds collide as LA glitterati meet Windsors View from sofa: Gleeful gossip and Partridge moments Prince Harry and Meghan...

UNIP STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S POSITION ON JERUSALEM

UNIP STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S POSITION ON JERUSALEM

    By UNIP Spokesperson Reverend Alfred Banda It is obvious that the USA government under President Donald Trump has no respect for international law and institutions and has acted and continues to act at variance with accepted norms. The loss of life and injuries visited the Palestinian people is a sad development and must be condemned in the strongest terms possible. The Israel government has no licence to murder Palestinians at will, without restraint and in violation of human rights. The United National Independence Party (UNIP) questions the Zambian Ambassador’s endorsement of the illegal act of opening of an...

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