Tags: Zambia

No prices set for Zambia maize

Failure by a government instituted committee to come up with a price at which Admarc should sell maize sourced from Zambia, is raising fears that the majority of the people will not afford the commodity as the cost of importing a 50 kg bag is already higher than the institution’s recommended selling price. Controller of…

Flames win Cosafa Plate

Flames overcame captain Lucky Malata’s red-carding and first-choice goalkeeper McDonald Harawa’s illness to beat Zambia and lift the 2015 Cosafa Plate Trophy last night here at Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in South Africa. Striker Zicco Mkanda’s 59th minute freak goal, earned through a low shot that hit the foot of the upright then rolled into…

APM, Muluzi pay tribute to Sata

President Peter Mutharika yesterday led Malawians to condole Zambians on the death of President Michael Sata in London, United Kingdom, on Tuesday night. Sata, 77, had been receiving treatment at King Edward VII Hospital for an undisclosed illness and died after “a sudden onset of heightened heart rate”. He becomes the second sitting president in…

Muluzi assigned in good faith—Govt

Malawi Government has said people should not always expect animosity between a former president and the incumbent. Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture Kondwani Nankhumwa said this in an interview yesterday, noting that world over, former presidents are not “spent forces” as such they are given roles to play. Nankhumwa was reacting to critics that…

Rupiah hails Malawi for peaceful elections

Former Zambian president Rupiah Banda has commended Malawi for holding democratic and peaceful elections. Banda said this yesterday on arrival at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Lilongwe. He said, unlike other elections that are associated with chaos, Malawians voted peacefully and remained calm until the time the results were announced. “I would like to congratulate…