Category Archives: Sports

ZAMBIAN BIOETHANOL PRODUCER RECRUITING FARMERS TO GROW CASSAVA FOR FEEDSTOCK

LUSAKA, Zambia’s first and biggest bioethanol producer, Sunbird Bioenergy Africa, has begun recruiting farmers in Kawambwa district in northern Luapula Province to plant cassava which the company uses as its primary raw material and feedstock …

SOUTH AFRICA: SANPARKS 2018 BOOKINGS OPENS FROM AUG 1

PRETORIA, The South African National Parks (SANParks) announced that the holiday bookings for June and July 2018 will opens on Aug 1 as opposed to July 25 as it was originally planned.

According to SANParks …

SOUTH AFRICAN UNION STAGES PROTEST OUTSIDE ZAMBIAN EMBASSY IN PRETORIA

PRETORIA, The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) have staged a protest outside the Zambian High Commission (Embassy) in Pretoria demanding urgent steps to foster democracy and respect for human rights and press …

Zambia Extends State of Emergency by Three Months

LUSAKA � Zambia’s parliament voted on Tuesday to extend the state of emergency by three months, the presidency office said, as tensions rose following the arrest of the main opposition leader.

Africa’s second-largest copper producer, …

ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY IN WAKE OF ACTS OF SABOTAGE

LUSAKA, President Edgar Lungu has invoked Article 31 of the Zambian Constitution to proclaim a state of public emergency in the country following recent acts of sabotage and arson.

President Lungu, in announcing proclamation of …

EU Celebrates the Day of the African Child with ‘Legends of Liberia’

On Friday 16th June the European Union held an event to observe the International Day of the African Child at Mary Help of Christians Catholic High School in New Matadi, Monrovia.

Speaking at the occasion, …

SOUTH AFRICA: YOUTH URGED TO TAKE UP HIV ‘PREVENTION REVOLUTION’

PRETORIA, As South Africans all over the country celebrated Youth Day on Friday, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged all young people to take up the “Prevention Revolution”.

He said this on the eve of …

SOUTH AFRICA:PRESIDENT ZUMA SIGNS ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING BILL INTO LAW

JOHANNESBURG, President Jacob Zuma has signed the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (FICA) bill into law.

The Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act, assented by the President, amends the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 2001. The 2001 Act …

Zambia Court to Rule on Opposition Leader’s Treason Case Next Week

LUSAKA � A Zambian court will rule next week on whether to throw out a treason case against the leader of the main opposition party whose lawyers say the charges are ambiguous, a magistrate said …