Daily Archives: Jun 21, 2012

NOC impressed with olympic team

THE National Olympic Committee (NOC) has said it is happy with the composition of the squad that will represent Zambia at the London 2012 Olympic Games scheduled for July 27 to August 12, 2012. Zambia would be represented by runners … read more »

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2 boxers off to Namibia

TWO Exodus Stables boxers yesterday left for Namibia for non-title international fights against local pugilists on Saturday at Sport Klub Windhoek. Exodus proprietor-cum-coach Anthony ‘Preacher man’ Mwamba named the duo as Ezaya Chilufya and Charles Kauseni who would take on … read more »

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Renard unveils squad, Mudenda misses out

COACH Herve Renard yesterday unveiled his 26-member developmental squad to play Malawi in an international friendly match set for July 6 in Blantyre as part of that country’s Independence celebrations. Missing from the squad that has only one foreign-based player, … read more »

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Konga recovering at home

FORMER Energy and Water Development minister, Kenneth Konga says he is recuperating at home after being discharged from the University Teaching Hospital (UTH). Mr Konga was, early this month, rushed to St John’s Medical Hospital in Woodlands after he collapsed … read more »

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FIFA to compensate players injured on duty

PLAYERS who get injured during CAF-FIFA sanctioned matches will now be compensated following the launch of the FIFA Club Protection Programme (CPP), effective next season. Meanwhile, Zambia midfielder Isaac Chansa has signed for China premiership side, Henan Jianye where Chipolopolo … read more »

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Copper prices slump at London market

THE prices of copper in London yesterday went down on worries over Spain’s debt problems. The US Federal Reserve concluded a two-day policy meeting later, with expectations high that the Central Bank will extend its bond-buying programme. Reuters reports that … read more »

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Premium loss worries State

MORE than K400 billion worth of insurance premiums went out of Zambia in 2010 and the Government is concerned about the country’s continued loss of funds through reinsurance payments. Acting president Alexander Chikwanda said the country lost aboutK410 billion as … read more »

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Zambeef records 43 p.c revenue increase

ZAMBEEF Products PLC has recorded an increase of 43 per cent inrevenue representing K652 billion in the last six months. The company said the growth in revenue posted excludes the provision of Zamanita’s tax liability, adding that the business performed … read more »

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Pastor defiles girl, bolts

A 61-year-old pastor of Kitwe is on the run after he allegedly failed to appear in the magistrate’s court on charges of defiling a 14-year-old girl. Pastor Elvis Katongo of Union Baptist Church in Kitwe’s Chimwemwe township is charged with … read more »

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