Category: Sports

Zambians must invest in emeralds, prods Charles Chanda

Zambians must invest in emeralds, prods Charles Chanda By Derrick Sinjela in Mansa, Luapula Province, Zambia PREACHING a self-reliant message of reaping from natural resources, United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda is prodding citizens to invest in emerald mining, a mineral he tags as profitable. In encouraging citizens to invest in emerald exploration and mining. Mr. Chanda regrets that foreign investors continue to reap, while communities in which natural resources are dug, mined remain, poor, if not destitute. Aside from Luapula, rich in Manganese, through her ten (10) provinces; Central, Copperbelt, Eastern. Lusaka, Muchinga, Northern, North-Western, Southern,...

Dr. John Zulu backs Zambia National Sports Day

  YOUTH, Sport and Child Development Ministry  (YSCDM) Permanent Secretary Dr. John Zulu says a ‘Home Grown  Idea’ to come up with a specific day to make innovations to sports, recognizing  outstanding athletes and allow children to air their views  on a diversity of sports disciplines will restore Zambia lost glory. A week after the Zambia’s first ever female Vice President Inonge Mutukwa-Wina gave a thumb up approval built on consent from British High Commissioner to Zambia Nicholas Woolley and United States of America Charge de Affairs to Zambia, David Young. The Vice President assented to a home grown idea...

CCZ’s Emmanuel Chikoya calls on Zambians to reflect on the ‘Cost of Freedom’

#AfricaFreedomDay Tuesday 25th May 2021 CCZ CALLS ON ZAMBIANS TO REFLECT ON THE COST OF FREEDOM The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) joins the rest of African in celebrating Africa Freedom Day which falls on the 25th of May annually. This year, the day is being commemorated under the theme, “Arts, Culture and Heritage: Levers for Building the Africa We Want’’. For us, the theme is timely in consideration of the fact that if we are to build the Africa we want, then there is no way we can do that in the absence of our culture, arts and...

Evans Kangwa picks Fewdays Musonda as Shamuel Academy Coach

Evans Kangwa picks Fewdays Musonda as Shamuel Academy Coach

By Ashton Kelly Bunda and Derrick Sinjela RUSSIA based Chipolopolo striker Evans Kangwa has hired his old coach Fewdays Musonda to coach Shamuel Soccer Academy a Zambian Professional Sports Team of New Chilenje Lusaka, Zambia. Shamuel Soccer Academy has junior teams ranging from under-8 to 17 with the main team competing in the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Lusaka Province Division 1 League. Experienced trainer Musonda coached Kangwa alongside Ronal ‘Sate Sate’ Kampamba during their early days at Nkana between 2009 and 2011. Shamuel says Musonda has been given a five month contract to replace Noel Phiri who has been...

Total Women Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco 2022 set

By Ashton Kelly Bunda Draws for the Total Women Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco 2022 will be held in Cairo, Egypt on Monday 10th May 2021. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will also conduct draws for the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup India 2022 and African Qualifiers FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, Costa Rica 2022. “We have the pleasure to inform you that the drawing of lots of the following Women’s Competitions will take place on the 10th of May 2021 at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt at 13:00 Cairo local time (11:00 GMT),” read a statement from...

ZESCO United Football Club defender Clement Mwape gets two-year contract

By Ashton Kelly Bunda ZESCO United Football Club is delighted to announce that Zambian international defender, Clement Mwape has renewed ties with club by two (2) years. Club Technical Chairman, Peter Mutale confirmed the development to ZESCO United Football Club Media department after agreeing terms with the dependable defender. “Clement Mwape is a fantastic player who continues to add great value to the team. Our backline has been at its strongest because of players like him. “We are delighted with this development because it consolidates our team further especially at a time when we are on course to winning the...

Rosatom announces winners of the “Atoms Empowering Africa” Online Video Competition

Rosatom announces winners of the “Atoms Empowering Africa” Online Video Competition

Rosatom announces winners of the “Atoms Empowering Africa” Online Video Competition Rosatom announced the winners of the 6th Annual “Atoms Empowering Africa” Online Video Competition at the special online awards ceremony. During the competition the participants were encouraged to post their videos on Facebook to explore nuclear technologies and how these technologies could be utilized to benefit their region. It could be a video about how nuclear technologies can assist in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in Africa, how nuclear technologies can help developing countries industrialize, how non-power related nuclear science and technology can benefit the country or...

Pressure mounts on FCTC domestication of Tobacco and Nicotine Products Control Bill … as Zambia Youth Alliance petitions Health Minister Dr. Jonas Kamima Chanda

By Derrick Sinjela and Ashton Kelly Bunda PRESSURE is mounting on the Zambian Government to domesticate the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) a global aspiration gathering dust at the Ministry of Health (MoH), 13 years after the country ratified the United Nations (UN) pledge. After realising a tortoise pace at which the FCTC is walking, a Monday 19th April, 2021 Petition by Zambia Youth Alliance (ZYA) Director Mr. Samson Mwale, as a Principal Petitioner) and five others Mwape Mwenya, Rabecca Nayame, Akakulubelwa Mwangana, Moses Silungwe and Shekinah Mwale sought audience with Dr. Chanda, but could only interact with Permanent...

Study in Russia Virtual Education Fair

Rosatom and Russian Universities are pleased to launch Virtual Education Fair «Study in Russia». This free event will showcase Russian Universities Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees, especially programs related with Nuclear Engineering. Participants will be able to directly engage with Russian Universities representatives, as well as senior experts in the field and distinguished academic professors. Together, they will not only be able to address any queries related to university admission, but also to discover Russian Universities opportunities for international students. The Study in Russia Virtual Education Fair is presented in partnership with: • National Research Nuclear University (MEPHI) • National Research...

Rosatom Launches Atoms for Humanity Global Nuclear Awareness Campaign on 30 April

  In order to power a better future, we need a clean and reliable source of energy, just like nuclear. However, modern nuclear technology is much more than green electricity. It is a versatile tool needed to solve the most urgent challenges of today and tomorrow. It is indispensable to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Unfortunately, many people around the world see nuclear as yet another source of electricity. Emboldened by the desire to rectify this injustice Rosatom launches Atoms for Humanity, a unique nuclear awareness initiative. Rosatom believes that it is high time to put a human at...

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