Zesco remain on course of defending league title

Zesco remain on course of defending league title »

1 Sep, 2015
Sports

LEAGUE champions Zesco United remained on course of defending the title they won last season after they defeated Konkola Blades 1 – 0 in a week 22 match played at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Sunday. Kenyan defender David Owino popped up to head home a free kick driven into the area by Justin Zulu following a foul on Mwape Mwelwa by Godfrey Chibanga. The victory meant that Zesco United moved to 52 points and maintained a seven point lead from second placed Power Dynamos.

Stimulating clashes in 2015 Barclays Cup, over K2 Million splashed on tourney

Stimulating clashes in 2015 Barclays Cup, over K2 Million splashed on tourney »

28 Aug, 2015
Sports

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) and Barclays Bank have launched the K2.2 Million Barclays Cup that will see defending Champions Zesco United face division one group leaders Kabwe Warriors in what is expected to be an exciting encounter. The 2015 Barclays Cup will have some added attraction after Lumwana Radiants qualified for this year’s tournament. The 8th edition of the Barclay’s Cup will also see Legendary Cup fighters Mighty Mufulira Wanderers  battle it with Nkwazi While Power Dynamos will face Green Buffaloes

Zambia records an increase in financial inclusion

Zambia records an increase in financial inclusion »

21 Aug, 2015
Business

ZAMBIA has seen this year seen an increase in financial inclusion among the adult population, the 2015 Finscope Survey has recorded. Speaking when he presented the findings during a one day e-money card and payments summit, Bank of Zambia (BoZ) deputy governor Bwalya Ng’andu, revealed that financial inclusion among the adult population had increased from 37.3 percent in 2009 to 59.3 percent this year.

Unsafe abortion burden a cost to public health care systems in Zambia

Unsafe abortion burden a cost to public health care systems in Zambia »

8 Aug, 2015
News

A health research on unsafe abortion conducted by the University of Zambia (UNZA) in collaboration with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) shows that to treat a case of unsafe abortion costs the country an estimated US$13.43. The Health System Costs of Unsafe and Safe Abortion research results show that the Zambian health system would save up to US$611,046 per year if each woman treated for a complication of unsafe abortion had instead accessed safe termination services.

MTN/FAZ supper league week 19 fixtures and look outs

MTN/FAZ supper league week 19 fixtures and look outs »

8 Aug, 2015
Sports

THE MTN/FAZ supper league will today come to life with mouth-watering games expected today and tomorrow. Today at 15:00hrs the Army sponsored side Green Buffaloes will hope to upset visiting Forest Rangers at the newly renovated Independence Stadium in Lusaka. Buffaloes will however be without the veteran skipper Christopher Katongo who was ruled out of action for two weeks following a muscle injury. The former Chipolopolo captain last Sunday missed Green Buffaloes’ 1-0 away victory to Power Dynamos due to injury.

UNZALARU hit back at Kambwili as CBU gives Kaingu 48-hour ultimatum

UNZALARU hit back at Kambwili as CBU gives Kaingu 48-hour ultimatum »

30 Jul, 2015
News

THE University of Zambia Lecturers and Researchers Union (UNZALARU) has urged Minister of Information and Broadcasting Hon. Chishimba Kambwili to leave academic matters be handled by education minister Michael Kaingu. Speaking to the Lusaka Star in an interview, UNZALARU president Euston Chiputa, said only the minister of education understands the intricacies involved in the running of a university or any other learning institution.

Kabwe Warriors fans confident team will win MTN-FAZ super league

Kabwe Warriors fans confident team will win MTN-FAZ super league »

28 Jul, 2015
Sports

Kabwe Warriors supporters are confident their team will win back promotion to the MTN-FAZ Super League. The Warriors are at the top 0f the FAZ Division One South table with 44 points and six clear of second placed Lusaka Tigers prior to the weekend games. Kabwe Warriors fan Michael Chishimba said he was sure the team would bounce back to the elite league looking at the rate it was progressing in its quest to win promotion. Mr Chishimba said the team under Coach Mohammed Fathy has improved enormously.

Nkana still close to relegation waters

Nkana still close to relegation waters »

23 Jul, 2015
Sports

NKANA’S hope to move further away from the MTN Super League relegation zone have been thwarted by a one all draw with Red Arrows. Nkana, who were sitting on 17 points before the game would have easily escaped relegation zone with an outright win climbing up to ninth position on the log table. The draw sees Nkana retaining the 12th position with 18 points, one behind 13th placed National Assembly who have a game in hand.