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Zambia: Lungu Ready to Meet Opposition, but Not Hichilema
[Zambia Reports] The Patriotic Front says that President Edgar Lungu will meet any opposition leader except the UPND's Hakainde Hichilema.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

 
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 (...)
[Panapress] 21/02/2017

 
Zambia: Media Rights Body Voices Concern Over M'membe Persecution
[Zambia Reports] MISA Zambia has condemned the police raid on former Post Newspapers Limited in liquidation Fred M'membe's residence and taking away some printing equipment.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

 
Zambia: President Lungu Gives 'Militiaman' Davies Mwila Full Backing
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has given his full backing to his under fire Patriotic Front Secretary General Davis Mwila.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

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 (...)
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Zambia: Southern, Eastern African nations agree on urgent actions to tackle armyworm
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Sixteen East and Southern African countries agreed Thursday on urgent plans of action aimed at boosting the region’s capacity to manage emerging crop pests and livestock diseases, including armyworm and avian influenza. (...)
[Panapress] 16/02/2017

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).
[AllAfrica] 16/02/2017

Zambia: Police Raid Newspaper Editor's Home, Arrest Wife
[Zambia Reports] Fred M'membe's wife Mutinta has spent a night in police cells after she was picked up by police following a search at their Nangwenya road house.
[AllAfrica] 16/02/2017

Zambia: Young African Leaders Initiative Proposes Judiciary Reforms
[Times of Zambia] Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) has suggested Parliament should consider constitutional amendments to allow Supreme Court judges sit as the Constitutional Court when a constitutional matter is filed before (...)
[AllAfrica] 16/02/2017

Zambia: Zamalek Terminate Mayuka's Contract
[Times of Zambia] ZAMALEK have terminated the contract of Zambian striker Emmanuel Mayuka two days after the club announced he would stay.
[AllAfrica] 16/02/2017

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 (...)
[The Nation] 16/02/2017

- 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 (...)
[IFEX] 15/02/2017

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.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2017

Zambia: How a Political Powerhouse Returned to Power - By Disappearing
[African Arguments] Despite dominating Zambian politics for 20 years, the Movement for Multi-Party Democracy was all but wiped out in last year's legislative elections. But it's former leaders were not.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2017

The threat that’s worse than Armyworms
The threat that’s worse than Armyworms
Locusts breeding in central Zambia may pose a bigger threat to farmers in southern Africa than the fall armyworm that’s ravaged crops this year.
[IOL] 15/02/2017

 
Zambia, Zimbabwe pick French firm to rehabilitate Kariba Dam’s wall
KARIBA – Zambia and Zimbabwe will give French engineering firm Razel-Bec the task of making safe the Kariba Dam, whose wall is swelling, raising the risk of cracks in the structure designed to hold back [...]
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 14/02/2017

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. (...)
[Panapress] 14/02/2017

Zambia: Plastic Recycling Firm Shut for Exposing Workers to Harm
[Zambia Reports] The Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) has closed a company in Lusaka's Makeni area for subjecting its workers to hazardous working conditions and polluting the environment.
[AllAfrica] 14/02/2017

Zambia: Water Crisis Hits University
[Zambia Reports] The University Teaching Hospital has been hit by water blues following damage to one its supply lines on Shaft 5.
[AllAfrica] 14/02/2017

Zambia: Have The Chinese Bought National Broadcaster?
[Zambia Reports] State House has dismissed media reports claiming that Zambia's public broadcaster- Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation ( ZNBC) had been sold.
[AllAfrica] 14/02/2017

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.
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

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

Breaking News: Presidential Inquiry On Maize Presents Report To APM (Read Full Report Here)
REPORT OF THE COMMISSION OF INQUIRY ON MATTERS SURROUNDING THE PROCUREMENT OF MAIZE BY ADMARC FROM THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The President instituted the Commission of Inquiry following allegations of malpractices in the way the maize was purchased from Zambia and how the whole (...)
[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

Oops!Mzuzu Judge Erred, As Malawi Supreme Court Reinstates Chaponda As Agriculture Minister
Judge Dunstain Mwaungulu of the Supreme Court of Appeal has vacated a High Court order stopping Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda from executing his duties until a probe into the Zambia maize import is over. He said the lower court erred to suspend (...)
[Malawi Voice] 10/02/2017

Zambia: Top Physician Launches Medical Marijuana Campaign
[Zambia Reports] Zambian top medical personnel Aaron Mujajati has come off the woods to launch a campaign for medicinal marijuana.
[AllAfrica] 10/02/2017

Malawi Parliament Welcomes Nankhumwa’s Appointment As New Leader Of The House: “We Will Give Him All The Support”-Says Uladi, Wakuda
President Prof Peter Mutharika has appointed Kondwani Nankhumwa, Minister of Local government and Rural Development, as the new leader of the house in parliament. His appointment follows the suspension of Dr. George Chaponda who has been implicated in the Zambia – Malawi maize scandal and now (...)
[Malawi Voice] 09/02/2017

Zambia: Africa, Asia require urgent support for carbon markets growth, mitigation action
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has revealed that countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean urgently need financial support to green their power sectors and implement their national climate action plans under the Paris Climate (...)
[Panapress] 09/02/2017

Chaponda 100, Kamlepo 0:Bashes Wasteful Malawi Parliament Inquiry on Maizegate for Lacking Objectivity, Credibility
Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda has torn apart the the Parliamentary inquiries into the controversial maize procurement from Zambia, describing it as waste of time, waste of tax payers money and lacks objectivity and credibility. over the inquiry, (...)
[Malawi Voice] 08/02/2017

Zambia: New Inland Customs Clearing Facility in Livingstone
[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) says it will set up an inland customs clearing facility in Livingstone in Southern Province.
[AllAfrica] 08/02/2017

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 (...)
[The Nation] 05/02/2017

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

Botswana: Botswana, Zambia cement bilateral relations
Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Zambia’s president Edgar Lungu is scheduled to visit Botswana’s President Ian Khama on Monday to strengthen relations between the two countries. Society
[Panapress] 04/02/2017

Zambia: Contemporary Music Pioneer Chibangu Dies
[Zambia Reports] Popular local musician Joe 'the ambassador' Chibangu has died.
[AllAfrica] 03/02/2017

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: Govt urged to prioritize national referendum to adopt Zambia's Bill of Rights
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambia's Non-Governmental Organisations Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has expressed dismay and disappointment with President Edgar Lungu's recent pronouncement in Ethiopia that the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) government is not in a hurry to facilitate a national (...)
[Panapress] 02/02/2017

Zambia: Zambia halts extension of conditional work permits for expatriates
Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – The Zambian government has suspended extension of conditional work permits for expatriates until the system is reorganised to eliminate abuse. Society
[Panapress] 02/02/2017

Zambia: Mom Accused of Killing, Dumping Baby in Toilet
[Times of Zambia] A-NINE-MONTH-OLD baby has been stabbed to death and dumped in a pit latrine by its mother in Kasama.
[AllAfrica] 02/02/2017

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.
[AllAfrica] 02/02/2017

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.
[AllAfrica] 02/02/2017

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.
[AllAfrica] 01/02/2017

Mutharika, Lungu Hold Bilateral Talks: Malawi, Zambia Leaders Focus On Trade, Shire-Zambezi Waterway
Malawi President Peter Mutharika and Zambia President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday held bilateral talks focusing on a range of key issues including boosting trade and progress on the actualization of the Shire Zambezi World In-land Port project, regional integration and Agriculture. Spokersperson for (...)
[Malawi Voice] 01/02/2017

Zambia: Mental Disorders Act Must Be Declared Null and Void
[SALC] Guest Blog post by Wamundila Waliuya, Founding President - Disability Rights Watch
[AllAfrica] 31/01/2017

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 (...)
[AllAfrica] 31/01/2017

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 (...)
[AllAfrica] 31/01/2017

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. (...)
[Panapress] 30/01/2017

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 (...)
[AllAfrica] 30/01/2017



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