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Zimbabwe: Miss Zimbabwe Makes Miss Africa Top 6
[The Herald] The reigning Miss Zimbabwe Annie Grace Mutambu who took part in the Miss Africa continent on Saturday made it to the top six at this inaugural pageant. Ghanaian Rebecca Asamoah was crowned the first Miss Africa Continent. Zambian Michelo Malambo walked away as the first princess, (...)
[AllAfrica] 04/05/2016

 
Zambia: 21 Players Report for Chipolopolo Camp
[Times of Zambia] Locally based Chipolopolo players yesterday resumed training with only four from the 25 that were called missing from camp.
[AllAfrica] 03/05/2016

 
Zambia: Ruling Party Warns Former Vice President
[Times of Zambia] Patriotic Front (PF) youths have challenged former vice-president Guy Scott to resign from the party on moral grounds instead of constantly issuing attacks on President Edgar Lungu.
[AllAfrica] 03/05/2016

 
Zambia: Church Gives Out Loans
[Times of Zambia] International Ministers' Fellowship and Affiliated Churches (IMFAC) has disbursed loans worth K150,000 to about 300 vulnerable people to help them run business ventures and subsequently reduce household poverty.
[AllAfrica] 03/05/2016

Zambia: Wizkid Ready for Zambia
[Times of Zambia] NIGERIAN artiste Wizkid says he is ready to entertain his Zambian fans at the Heroes Stadium tomorrow.
[AllAfrica] 29/04/2016

Accomplished Businessman Reflects On Malawi’s Opportunities; Pushes For Mindeset Change
Few days ago, I had a stimulating conversation with my brother, Honorable Mark Botomani, in regard to the state of affairs in Malawi 51 year after independence. We observed our neighbors (Zambia, Mozambique and Tanzania) in terms of infrastructure and economic growth and truth of the matter is (...)
[Malawi Voice] 27/04/2016

Zambia: Politicians Behind Ritual Killings, Says Nigerian Prophet
[Times of Zambia] A RENOWNED Nigerian prophet has described the recent ritual killings and riotous behaviour in Lusaka and other towns as political, orchestrated by some politicians to make the country ungovernable and to usurp (...)
[AllAfrica] 26/04/2016

Zambia: High Court Stops Cases Against Former President Banda
[Times of Zambia] THE Lusaka High Court yesterday stopped proceedings in a matter where former Republican President Rupiah Banda is charged with two counts of corrupt practices because his immunity has been restored and cannot face (...)
[AllAfrica] 26/04/2016

Mutharika Meets Zambia, Mozambique Counterparts: Nsanje Inland Port Now Within Arms Length As APM, Nyusi And Lungu Agree On Its Importance
The leaders of Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique have given the Shire- Zambezi Waterway project a boost when they agreed to expedite all the processes that have been hanging thereby delaying the realization of a project that was hatched by former leader Bingu wa Mutharika. President Arthur Peter (...)
[Malawi Voice] 25/04/2016

Zambia: President of Zambia, Mozambique Visit Malawi - 'Shire-Zambezi Waterway On Agenda'
[Nyasa Times] Zambian President Edgar Lungu and his Mozambican counterpart Filipe Nyusi jet in Malawi on Monday but Malawi government officials have kept under key and lock details of the visit.
[AllAfrica] 24/04/2016

Zambia: President Lungu's Photographer Salim Henry Weds
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has congratulated his official photographer on his wedding with Evelyn.
[AllAfrica] 24/04/2016

South Africa: Kamte Fights Back to Grab the Lead in Zambia Open
[Sascoc] James Kamte made the most of moving day at the 2016 Zambia Sugar Open by carding a sensational third round, eight-under-par 65 at Lusaka Golf Club on Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 24/04/2016

Xenophobia in Zambia: Why it won’t happen in East Africa
East Africa is reaping some of the sour-sweet benefits of old conflicts and social and economic collapse.
[East Africa News Post] 23/04/2016

Rwandan nationals suffer attacks but are reluctant to return home
A wave of xenophobic attacks targeting Rwandan nationals in Zambia left hundreds of refugees in a state of limbo.
[East Africa News Post] 23/04/2016

Zambia: Refugees Attacked After 'Ritual Murders'
[Al Jazeera] Zambia's government is trying to send hundreds of refugees back to camps after two people were burned to death in anti-immigration riots in the country's capital, Lusaka.
[AllAfrica] 23/04/2016

Burned Alive
Two die in Zambia xenophobic riots At least two people were burned to death in Zambia during riots targeting Rwandan-owned shops over allegations that foreigners were behind a string of ritual killings, police said on Wednesday. The violence erupted earlier this week in slum areas of the (...)
[The Voice] 22/04/2016

Namibia: Notorious Fugitive Re-Arrested in Zambia
[New Era] Notorious fugitive Nine Masule, who has been on the run for six months following his escape from custody in October last year, has been arrested reportedly in Zambia.
[AllAfrica] 22/04/2016

Lusaka mayhem victims reject transfer to refugee camps
Xenophobic attacks left two people dead in the Lusaka slums.
[East Africa News Post] 22/04/2016

Zambia: Uneasy Calm Returns to Lusaka After Two Days of Riots
[East African] Zambia's capital Lusaka was calm Thursday morning following two days of protests and looting that targeted mostly foreign-owned shops in the slums.
[AllAfrica] 21/04/2016

Zimbabwe: Soldiers Deployed in Lusaka
[The Herald] The situation in the restive suburbs and compounds in Zambia's capital Lusaka has improved significantly following the deployment of troops to complement police efforts. This follows two days of rioting and looting that saw foreigners including Zimbabweans seeking refuge at police (...)
[AllAfrica] 21/04/2016

Uneasy calm returns to Lusaka after two days of riots
The xenophobic attacks were caused by ritual killings that have hit the capital in the past few weeks.
[East Africa News Post] 21/04/2016

Zambia: President Issues Special Security Order After Riots
[VOA] Zambia's President Edgar Lungu has issued a special operational order to the security services to restore law and order in some parts of the capital, Lusaka.
[AllAfrica] 21/04/2016

Rwanda: Zambian Govt Pledges Protection After Attacks On Rwandan-Run Shops
[New Times] The Zambian government on Tuesday assured foreign businesses of safety, one day after shops run by Rwandans in the capital Lusaka were attacked and looted by local residents.
[AllAfrica] 21/04/2016

Zambia arrests cannabis growers, traffickers
The Zambian narcotics police arrested 80 cannabis growers and traffickers in a crackdown that led to the recovery of nearly 3 tons of marijuana.
[IOL] 21/04/2016

Zambia anti-foreigner riots: Two burned alive
At least two people have been burned to death in Zambia in riots targeting Rwandan-owned shops, police said.
[IOL] 20/04/2016

Africa: Rwandans in Zambia Seek Refuge At Embassy Following Reports of Attacks
[New Times] Up to 20 Rwandans living in Zambia have approached the Rwandan High Commission in Lusaka for protection after reports suggested they are targets of xenophobic attacks.
[AllAfrica] 20/04/2016

Zambia: 200 Seized As Mayhem Continues in Lusaka
[East African] Lusaka -More than 200 people have been arrested in the Zambian capital Lusaka over protests against suspected ritual killings, a local radio reported.
[AllAfrica] 20/04/2016

Xenophobic attacks erupt in Lusaka
Xenophobic attacks, sparked by rumours that Rwandans were behind ritual killings, continued with several foreign-owned shops looted by locals.
[IOL] 20/04/2016

200 seized as mayhem continues in Lusaka
Fears were rife the mayhem was degenerating into a xenophobia, with calls to the police to act fast and more decisively to restore order.
[East Africa News Post] 19/04/2016

Kenya Airways flies to Cape Town in Africa growth plan
Cape Town will be Kenya Airways' second city in South Africa after Johannesburg and will be linked to Livingstone, Zambia, the gateway to Victoria Falls.
[East Africa News Post] 19/04/2016

Zambia: George Residents Target Foreign Nationals
[Zambia Reports] The fragile peace in Lusaka's Zingalume and Garden townships over ritual murders in the area blew up this morning with residents taking it out on foreign nationals whose property they looted.
[AllAfrica] 19/04/2016

Malawi: Govt Recalls Its Envoys in Kenya, Zambia, Japan
[Nyasa Times] Malawi government has recalled its envoys from Kenya, Zambia and Japan and relocating some amidst report that President Peter Mutharika is "absolutely furious" with the fraud at Malawi mission in Addis Ababa and has called for thorough (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/04/2016

Mandrax traffickers nabbed
Zambian Zuber Nyirenda (37) and Tanzanian Musa Yange (42), were this past Saturday evening caught trafficking 141 packages of Mandrax tablets at the Tlokweng/Kopfontein Border post. The suspects were travelling from Tanzania in a truck stashed with Mandrax packages, which they managed to sneak (...)
[The Voice] 18/04/2016

Zambia police: 6 found dead, body parts missing
Hundreds of people hurled stones and broke into shops owned by foreigners, accusing immigrants of being involved in ritual killings, police said.
[IOL] 18/04/2016

Zambia adopts Chinese language in schools
LUSAKA – Zambia is taking its co-operation with China to another level with the introduction of Chinese in its education curriculum in what it says will enhance cultural, economic and commercial exchanges between the countries. In 2013, the government added Chinese to the international languages (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 18/04/2016

Zambia/Tunisia: Chama Hat-Trick Powers Zambia to Opening Victory
[CAF] Adrian Chama scored a hat-trick to aid Zambia to a 4-2 win over Tunisia in their Group A opener on Friday at the Ellis Park Indoor Stadium, Johannesburg.
[AllAfrica] 16/04/2016

Dr Maggie Kigozi wears many hats
Dr Maggie Kigozi is a trained medical doctor and practised medicine in Uganda, Kenya and Zambia for 17 years before quitting in 1994 and joining the corporate world.
[East Africa News Post] 16/04/2016

Zambia: Zambia At a Crucial Stage With Electoral and Constitutional Reform - Think Tank
[RFI] Zambia's government has a number of important decisions to take as the 11 August election draws near. The whole electoral and constitutional reform process is at a crucial stage as some 30 electoral acts need to be amended by parliament before it is dissolved by President Edgar Lungu on (...)
[AllAfrica] 15/04/2016

Two held for attacking persident’s lifestyle
A Zambian editor and a reporter were detained for alleging President Edgar Lungu was spending too much time clubbing and drinking.
[IOL] 13/04/2016

Zambia: Opposition Rejects Proposal to Print Ballot Papers in Dubai
[Zambia Reports] United Party for National Development president Hakainde Hichilema says his party will not allow the printing of ballot papers to be done in Dubai by the Electoral Commission of Zambia.
[AllAfrica] 13/04/2016

Zambian police arrest two journalists for defaming president
LUSAKA (Reuters) – Zambian police on Tuesday briefly detained two journalists over a story quoting an opposition leader saying President Edgar Lungu used public funds to pay for a holiday, in a further sign of rising political tension ahead of August elections. The two journalists from a (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 13/04/2016

A time for alliances in Zambia
A time for alliances in Zambia
Political parties are scrambling for allies ahead of the august polls.
[Africa Report] 12/04/2016

 
Hotel LP acquires Inter-continental Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia
QG Africa Hotel LP has acquired 100 per cent interest in the InterContinental Hotel Lusaka from Kingdom Hotel Investments for a gross consideration of USD 35.9 million. The firm is a Mauritius-based fund managed by QG Investments Africa Management Ltd, a company of the Quantum Global group which closed the transaction...
[The African Business Fortune] 12/04/2016

Zambia: Govt to Hold One Funeral for 25 Road Crash Victims
[Times of Zambia] Government is considering holding one funeral for the 25 people who died in a road traffic accident in Kapiri Mposhi on Saturday, Central Province Minister Davies Chisopa has said.
[AllAfrica] 11/04/2016

Africa: Another Draw Puts Tunisians in Pole Position
[CAF] CAF Confederation Cup newcomers Stade Gabesien of Tunisia are looking good for a play-off place after holding Zanaco of Zambia 1-1 in Lusaka Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 10/04/2016

Zambia: Ruling Party Youths Hold Big Rally in Kanyama
[Zambia Reports] Patriotic Front youths on Saturday held a big rally at Kanyama's Twashuka ground.
[AllAfrica] 10/04/2016

Zambia/Tunisia: Uphill Battle!..as Zanaco Are Frustrated By Determined Stade Gabesien
[Times of Zambia] ZANACO coach Numba Mumamba was yesterday left frustrated after watching his side concede an away goal against Tunisian side Stade Gabèsien as the bankers now face an uphill battle to qualify for the CAF 2016 Confederation Cup group (...)
[AllAfrica] 10/04/2016

Zambia/Tunisia: Zanaco Holds Tunisian Outfit Stade Gabesien
[Zambia Reports] Confederation Cup envoys Zanaco have been held to a 1-all draw at home against Tunisian side Stade Gabesien.
[AllAfrica] 09/04/2016

Zambia: President Lungu Pardons 525 Prisoners
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has pardoned 525 convicted prisoners bringing the number to 1025 in the last two months.
[AllAfrica] 09/04/2016

Zambia: Kwacha Appreciation - Govt Deserves Praise
[Times of Zambia] WE are waiting to hear what the noisy prophets of doom will be talking about now, since one of their favourite subject of the Kwacha underperforming is adequately being addressed by the Government.
[AllAfrica] 09/04/2016



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