|Zambia: Opposition wants Agriculture Minister probed over Zambian maizegate |
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Opposition United Progressive People (UPP) party in Zambia has petitioned Chief Justice Irene Mambilima, asking him to set up a tribunal to probe the Minister of Agriculture, Dora Siliya, implicated in the US$34.5 million Zambia-Malawi maize exportation scandal, known as (...)
Zambia: Scattered Approach Could Bungle M'membe's Case
[Zambia Reports] The predicament that former Post Newspapers in liquidation Managing Director Fred M'membe finds himself is very much of his own design. He has spent his life believing that he was invincible after having taken on one government after the (...)
Zambia: We Must Remain Member of ICC - Bishop
[Zambia Reports] Former Church of God Overseer Bishop John Mambo has backed calls by some sections of the Zambian society for the country to maintain its membership of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
2018 world cup qualifier Rohr: Why I invited Iheanacho, Iwobi, Success
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has explained why he invited young stars Isaac Success (Watford), Kelechi Iheanacho (Man City) and Alex Iwobi (Arsenal) for the World Cup qualifiers. Iheanacho and Iwobi started both games against Zambia and Cameroon, while the Hornets’ number ten missed out as a result (...)
- Zambia moves forward with Access to Information bill
MISA Zambia welcomes the pronouncement by Justice Minister Given Lubinda at the 2017 Universal Periodic Review that the Access to Information bill is ready and that the government is working on systems that will readily avail the information to the (...)
Zimbabwe: Govt, Zambia in Joint Kariba Dam Rehab
[The Herald] Kariba -Zimbabwe and Zambia have consummated a $295 million Kariba Dam wall rehabilitation project funded by the European Union to avert a major disaster, as the dam wall's base is under threat of under-cutting.
Zambia: COMESA court to revise current arbitration rules
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – The Court of Justice of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) will revise its current Arbitration Rules to promote Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms and ensure they keep pace with the best international practices. (...)
Zambia: Lungu Reads Riot Act to Cabinet
[The Herald] Lusaka -President Lungu warned members of his Cabinet failing to juggle their ministerial jobs and duty to their constituents that he would not hesitate to fire them.
Kudos APM For Setting Up A Credible Team To Probe Maize Procurement From Zambia
When APM was setting up the commission of inquiry, Thomases were busy quashing the idea. To them, intelligence was firing those whom the Thomases were mentioning. APM still stood his ground. Other Thomases set up their commissions to investigate the same. We are still to get the reports of (...)
[Malawi Voice] 11/02/2017
Investigate Chaponda, Discipline ADMARC Officials – Commission Tells APM
The Commission of Inquiry on the Zambia-Malawi maize saga Saturday called for a probe on Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda, and disciplinary action to ADMARC management for their roles in the maize deal. Presenting its findings to President Prof. Peter (...)
[Malawi Voice] 11/02/2017
FIFA steps into Zambia soccer governing body row
LUSAKA,– World soccer governing body, FIFA, has stepped into the current wrangles that have engulfed Zambia’s soccer governing body and directed it to deal with the issue in accordance with the law, a senior official [...]
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 10/02/2017
2017 AFCON: Zambian Referee to officiate finals
As football fans prepare to watch the finals of the 2017 African Cup of Nations(AFCON) between Cameroon and Egypt slated for today(20:00) in Gabon, Referee Jenny Sikazwe would be on ground to officiate the epic final. Sikazwe a Zambian officiated the Cameroon’s match against Burkina Faso in the (...)
Oops! Dr. Chishimba Misled By Relative On Maizegate Hoax
UNITED Progressive People (UPP) leader Saviour Chishimba created the maizegate hoax after being misled by his relative at Kaloswe Commuter and Courier Services that the Letter of Credit (LC) from PTA bank to the Zambia Cooperatives Federation (ZCF) was the actual wiring of money for the initial (...)
[Malawi Voice] 05/02/2017
From Zambia With Anger: The Case Of Kamlepo’s Fault Finding Inquiry
The Kamlepo public inquiry should have stayed public even with the Zambian visit to allow people to make their own analyses and conclusions. Flying the Zambians over to Malawi could have been the best way to go about it or use Skype. The questions we have about those they are talking to in (...)
[Malawi Voice] 03/02/2017
EXASOL, PATH to lead fight against malaria in Zambia
EXASOL, a high-performance in-memory analytic database developer, and PATH, an international nonprofit organization and global leader in health and innovation, today announced a partnership to support the Zambian government’s ambitious campaign to eliminate malaria by 2020. “Data analytics is (...)
[IT News Africa] 03/02/2017
Zambia: Albinos Call for End to Brutality
[Deutsche Welle] At least ten albinos are murdered in ritual killings every year in Zambia. Some believe albino body parts bring wealth or luck. Those born with the genetic condition are calling for an end to this madness.
Zambia: Prominent Businessman Stabbed to Death
[Times of Zambia] POLICE have picked up the two family members of Shabu Benos, the girlfriend and suspect in the killing of Reeves Malambo, a Lusaka business executive who was stabbed to death on Sunday night.
Robert Mugabe blocks Masiyiwa, again
ZIMBABWEAN business mogul, Strive Masiyiwa on Monday launched Africa’s newest satellite network, Kwese TV, in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia, skipping Zimbabwe, after once again being frustrated by President Robert Mugabe’s government. BY WINSTONE ANTONIO Econet (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 01/02/2017
Zambia: Nine Perish in Bus Accident
[Zambia Reports] The Road Traffic and Safety Agency says nine people died from the road traffic accident in Kabwe involving a Mazhandu Family bus.
Zambia: Nation's Highest Court Takes Stand On Human Rights
[Legalbrief] In a major human rights decision, Zambia's highest court has declared that the government's deportation of a prominent industrialist was unlawful, and that his treatment by the authorities had been 'high-handed' and a flagrant breach of his human (...)
Zambia: Gay Rights Proposal in Football Draft Constitution
[Zambia Reports] Anybody who has followed the Zambian game closely over the years may have at one time wondered why there has been so many crises hinging around the constitution. Not too long ago there was an era of life bans for any critical voices that were dished out at the drop of the hat (...)
Zambia: UNFCCC calls for submission of climate change projects
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - The United Nations Climate Change secretariat (UNFCCC) has called for applications for the 2017 Momentum for Change Awards to showcase action and ambition as national governments work toward implementing the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. (...)
Zambia: 'I Want HIV Positive Partner'
[Times of Zambia] "I would like to get married to someone who is also HIV-positive like me because it will be easier for both us to understand each other." These are the words of 38-year-old Nzila Kafwimbi of Kitwe, who has been living with HIV for about 10 years (...)