Category: Sports

LUAPULA EXPO THANKS YOU!

LUAPULA EXPO THANKS YOU!

The Africast Newsflash | Issue #6     Last month we held the first ever Luapula Expo & Investment Conference and it was AMAZING. The beauty of our nation was finally showcased through an event of that grandiose. Luapula Province was the stage and all lights where on Mansa, Samfya, Kawambwa, Nchelenge and Mwansabombwe. The event was hosted by the Luapula Provincial Administration aimed to link investors to the unlock the economic potential of the province. Local and international investors, decision makers, financiers and captains were brought together on a platform like no other and the results of the event...

Azerbaijan: Charges against Journalist, News Agency Silence Independent Media

Azerbaijan: Charges against Journalist, News Agency Silence Independent Media

 By Freedom House Washington  –  August 25, 2017 —  In response  to a court in Baku sentencing one of Azerbaijan’s most prominent independent journalists, Mehman Aliyev, to three months pre-trial detention before being tried for alleged “abuse of power” and on other charges, Freedom House issued the following statement: “The charges against Mehman Aliyev and now his pre-trial detention are part of Azerbaijan’s effort to silence independent journalism and all critical voices,” said Marc Behrendt, director of Eurasia programs at Freedom House. “Mehman Aliyev directs the Turan news agency, the country’s last remaining independent news agency, which has announced it has no...

KAMANGA TOURS NEW LOOK WOODLANDS STADIUM

KAMANGA TOURS NEW LOOK WOODLANDS STADIUM

By FAZ Communications Team Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga had an appreciation of the uplifted Woodlands Stadium. Kamanga led a team from secretariat to have an on the ground feel of the refurbished Woodlands Stadium that has made the home of City of Lusaka Football Club one of the envied structures in the super division. Majority shareholder in City of Lusaka Football Club Diego Cassilli joined the conducted tour around the new look facility. With Zambia keeping an eye of hosting major tournaments infrastructure development ranks highly on the FAZ ladder. The FAZ media team shares images...

Lusaka’s Woodlands Stadium hosts SUPERSPORT Bola Yapa Zed Saturday, 26 and Sunday 27th August 2017

Lusaka’s Woodlands Stadium hosts SUPERSPORT Bola Yapa Zed Saturday, 26 and Sunday 27th August 2017

By Marlon Kananda Operations Manager – Southern Africa T: +260211368370 SUPERSPORT the world of Champions this week brings to you Bola Yapa Zed with a mouth watering double header on Saturday, August 26 and Sunday 27th in Lusaka. Bola Yapa Zed thriller will begin with the World of Champions bringing excitement from Sunset Stadium where Lusaka Dynamos will face Green Eagles in the opening fixture of the day. In the second match, defending Champions Zanaco will be up against Nchanga Rangers. Lusaka Dynamos seated 4th  on the log with 42 points will play host to the Choma based outfit, Green Eagles. This is a must watch game as the 13th placed Eagles travel to...

Panos Mobilises Children to Participate in Governance Processes

Panos Mobilises Children to Participate in Governance Processes

Lusaka, 24 August 2017: Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf) has mobilised children from the five Zambian districts of Kasama, Petauke, Mkushi, Kabwe and Kaoma to champion the child participation in governance processes. As part of the mobilisation, PSAf has this week brought together 10 children, 12 community media journalists and five teachers from the five districts for a consultative and planning meeting to build strategies to effectively increase children’s participation in governance. PSAf values child participation as an important factor in local governance, as it enables children to freely express themselves and actively influence decisions that have a bearing on...

Win medals, Fairy Bottling CEO urges Zambian boxers

Win medals, Fairy Bottling CEO urges Zambian boxers

By Noah Silomba Communications Officer,  Media Release Friday 18th August, 2017 Fairy Bottling Chief Executive Officer Mohamed El Sahili, has urged the two Zambian Boxers Mbachi Kaonga and Nkumbu Silungwe who recently qualified for the 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championship in Hamburg, Germany to return home with medals. Speaking when he presented air tickets valued at K50, 000 to the Zambia Boxing Federation (ZBF) at his office on Friday 18th August, 2017 Sahili, disclosed that it was part of his company’s social corporate responsibility to support the boxers knowing that they recently performed well during the 2017 African Championship recently hosted in Congo Brazzaville. Sahili,...

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