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Africa: Four Down, Two More to Go
[CAF] Two spots remain undecided after Egypt, South Africa, Tunisia and Zambia confirmed their places for the African U-23 Championship Senegal 2015 on Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 02/08/2015

 
APM Cheers KK: Pays Homage To Zambia’s Fallen Presidents
President President Mutharika who was in Zambia for official visit paid tribute to the three fallen heads of the Republic of Zambia. Mutharika visited the Embassy Park in Lusaka, Zambia this morning where is the burial site of Zambia’s heads of state. Upon his arrival Mutharika was welcomed by (...)
[Malawi Voice] 02/08/2015

 
Let’s Remove Any Bottleneck That Derail Enhancement Of Trade Between Mw, Zambia – Pleads APM At Zambia’s 89th ZAC Show
Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika who is in Zambia for an official visit has said that Malawi will benefit hugely from Zambia’s 89th Agricultural and Commercial Show. Mutharika made the remarks at Lusaka Showgrounds where he officially opened this year’s show under the theme (...)
[Malawi Voice] 01/08/2015

 
Malawi President Mutharika, Zambia’s Lungu Embrace Bilateral Talks
President Mutharika who is in Zambia for official visit has arrived safely in Zambia and started his program with bilateral talks he had with Zambian President, His Excellency Edgar Lungu. Mutharika and Lungu have agreed on a deal to have the railway project which will connect the two countries (...)
[Malawi Voice] 01/08/2015

Statement By Pres. Mutharika At A State Dinner Hosted By Zambian Pres.Lungu-Lusaka
REPUBLIC OF MALAWI STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI   AT THE STATE BANQUET  BE HELD IN LUSAKA, ZAMBIA ON 31ST JULY, 2015    Your Excellency, Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, Your Excellency, Madam Esther...
[Malawi Voice] 01/08/2015

President Mutharika Arrives in Zambia for Official Engagements
The President of the Republic of Malawi, Arthur Peter Mutharika has arrived in Lusaka for official State visit where among other things he is expected to grace Zambia’s 89th Agricultural and Commercial show which has started today. This year’s Zambia Agriculture and Commercial show is being held (...)
[Malawi Voice] 31/07/2015

Malawi President Mutharika Off To Zambia: Tight Weekend Awaits Him
President Arthur Peter Mutharika has finaly  left for Lusaka, Zambia  for official state visit where he is expected to have a tight schedule over the weekend. President Mutharika is expected to arrive in Zambia through the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport at around 4pm. Upon his arrival, (...)
[Malawi Voice] 31/07/2015

Malawi To Learn From Zambia Agriculture And Commercial Show
Malawi stands to benefit from Zambia’s Agriculture and Commercial Show being conducted in Lusaka from 29th July to 3nd August. The show is said to have pulled around 133 local and 80 foreign exhibitors. Israel is said to be among the exhibitors. The international show showcases agricultural (...)
[Malawi Voice] 31/07/2015

Zambia: Lusaka Council in More Land Scandals
[Zambia Reports] Libala land also illegally sold
[AllAfrica] 31/07/2015

Zambia: 23 Babies Born With HIV Daily Says UNAIDS
[Key Correspondents] UNAIDS' Zambia country director says that despite good progress made in responding to HIV in the last ten years, Zambia is ranked tenth globally for the highest number of people living with HIV.
[AllAfrica] 31/07/2015

Zambia: Plan to cut power supply to mines delayed after job loss threat
Zambia: Plan to cut power supply to mines delayed after job loss threat
Zambia's power supplier Copperbelt Energy Corp. (CEC) has delayed a plan to reduce electricity to mines after mining firms warned they would have to close processing plants and shed jobs, industry sources said on Friday.
[Africa Report] 31/07/2015

 
APM Leaves Friday For Lusaka: To Grace Zambia’s Agriculture, Commercial Fairs Among Other Engagements
Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika will tomorrow, July 31, 2015, leave for Lusaka, Zambia for a two-day official visit. Among others, the Malawi leader is expected to grace this year’s Agriculture and Commercial show in Lusaka. During the visit, Prof. Mutharika will also hold (...)
[Malawi Voice] 30/07/2015

African football officials to grace Villa@40 fête
Football Club officials from Zambia, DRC, Egypt and Rwanda are expected to join Sports Club Villa officials and fans as they celebrate 40 years of existence at Hotel Africa’s Nile Hall on July 31st. President Yoweri Museveni is expected to preside over the celebrations dubbed Villa@40 that got (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 29/07/2015

Zambia increases refined fuel imports to prevent shortages
Zambia increases refined fuel imports to prevent shortages
Zambia has increased imports of finished petroleum products to prevent a fuel shortage as its only oil refinery is expected to persistently break down, its energy minister said on Tuesday.
[Africa Report] 29/07/2015

 
Zambia: President Launches Marine Unit
[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has officially launched Zambia's first-ever Special Forces Marine Unit designed to counter acts of aggression on the country's territorial waters.
[AllAfrica] 27/07/2015

TAZARA train operations resume in Zambia, board appoints new DPM
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Last week the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) announced the resumption of normal train operations, which were suspended recently in Zambia after unionized members of staff went on an illegal strike on the Zambian (...)
[East African Business Week] 27/07/2015

Zambian golfer Madalitso wins Epilepsy Golf tourney
GOLF – Zambian golfer Madalitso Muithiya is the champion of the Lidwala Insurance Company Epilepsy golf tournament.
[The Swazi Observer] 26/07/2015

Age ain’t nothing but a number
“Life is a blast,’ says 102- years -old man as he prepares to marry. At the ripe old age of 102, Samuel Lumbala, a Jamataka resident is excited about life and planning a wedding! Being of Lozi by origin, Lumbala was born in a small village called Lungu in Zambia. He arrived in (...)
[The Voice] 24/07/2015

Museveni, Lungu discuss bilateral relations
President Yoweri Museveni and his visiting Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu on Thursday discussed bilateral relations between their countries at State House, Entebbe. The duo’s talk, heavily laced with emphasis to deepen ties between the two nations, spanned several areas including trade, mining, (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 24/07/2015

Africa: UN Rights Experts Hail Zambia's Move Away From Death Penalty
[UN News] The United Nations Special Rapporteurs on summary executions, Christof Heyns, and on torture, Juan E. Méndez, welcomed Zambian President Edgar Lungui's decision to commute death sentences of 332 people to life imprisonment, and encouraged the authorities "to take a step further by (...)
[AllAfrica] 23/07/2015

Zambia: Zim Owes Zambia U.S. $114 Million
[Times of Zambia] ZIMBABWE still owes Zambia US$114 million in interest accrued in connection with the defunct Central Africa Power Cooperation (CAPCO) which was jointly owned.
[AllAfrica] 22/07/2015

Zambia: President Commutes Death Sentences
[AI London] The decision by President Edgar Lungu to commute the sentences of 332 prisoners awaiting death by hanging to life imprisonment is a laudable first step, said Amnesty International today.
[AllAfrica] 18/07/2015

Zambia: Judge Grants Bail to Arrested Zambian Journalists
[IPI] Vienna -A Zambian judge today granted bail to The Post editor Fred M'membe and Post journalist Mukosha Funga, local sources have informed the International Press Institute (IPI).
[AllAfrica] 17/07/2015

Zambia: World Press Group Condemns Charges Against Journalists
[IPI] The International Press Institute (IPI) strongly condemns the arrests this morning of Zambian editor and IPI World Press Freedom Hero Fred M'membe and journalist Mukosha Funga.
[AllAfrica] 17/07/2015

Zambia: Journalists Arrested in Lusaka
[CPJ] New York -Zambian authorities have arrested two journalists and accused them of publishing classified documents, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the arrests and calls on Zambian authorities to release them (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/07/2015

Download General Kanene’s Freedom Song “Alungu” In Praise Of Zambian President
Download General Kanene’s Freedom Song tittled  “Alungu” which was sang in praise Of Zambian President,Edgar Lungu.This is the track which has seen the award winning musician being pardoned by President Lungu.    Related Posts:Zambian President Pardons Musician General Kanene:...
[Malawi Voice] 16/07/2015

Zambia: Veteran Editor M'membe Arrested
[Zambian Watchdog] Veteran editor Fred M'membe has been arrested in the on-going degeneration of human rights in Zambia.
[AllAfrica] 16/07/2015

Zambian President Pardons Musician General Kanene: Appoints Him Ambassador For Fight Against Gender Violence
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has pardoned incarcerated musician General Kanene, and has appointed him his ambassador for the fight against gender violence, a move that is likely to swirl public debate. General Kanene, real name Clifford Dimba was sentenced to 18 years after convicted of (...)
[Malawi Voice] 16/07/2015

Solopi quits Malanti Chiefs
SOCCER – Zambia-born mentor David Solopi will not return to Malanti Chiefs next season.
[The Swazi Observer] 12/07/2015

Tanzanite face Young She-polopolo
The Under-20 national women’s soccer team, Tanzanite, kick off their campaign for the Papua New Guinea 2016 U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers today when they take on their Zambian counterparts, Young She-polopolo, at the Azam Chamazi Complex on the outskirt of Dar es Salaam city. The game is (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 11/07/2015

Airtel introduces cross-border money transfers in Niger
Bharti Airtel has revealed the launch of a cross-border money transfer service for its customer’s in Niger. Niger will join three other African countries – the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zambia and Rwanda – where Airtel Money customers can transfer cash, facilitate remittances and (...)
[IT News Africa] 09/07/2015

Africa: Zambian Writer Wins Top African Literary Award
[RFI] The story "The Sack" by Zambian writer Namwali Serpell was selected as the winner of this year's Caine Prize, the top accolade for African short story writers.
[AllAfrica] 07/07/2015

Malawi, Zambia SignTreaty On TransFontier Conservation Area
The visiting Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu and Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika have signed a treaty on TransFontier Conservation Area (TFCA). The signing of the treaty has finally fulfilled a dream which started over ten years ago, when Malawi and Zambia signed a Memorandum Of (...)
[Malawi Voice] 07/07/2015

APM For Strong International Relations If Malawi Is To Thrive Economically
President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has emphasised the need for Malawi to keep sound relations with neighbouring countries if the country is to thrive economically in the continent and the world at large. Hosting Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu to a dinner at Sanjika Palace in (...)
[Malawi Voice] 07/07/2015

APM, President Lungu To Sign Malawi/Zambia Trans Frontier Conservation Areas Treaty
Zambian President Edgar Lungu who is in the country for 51st Independence Anniversary Celebrations will on Tuesday sign the Malawi/Zambia Trans Frontier Conservation Areas (TFCA) Treaty with Professor Peter Mutharika at Sanjika Palace in Blantyre. The two countries have been working together in (...)
[Malawi Voice] 06/07/2015

Zambia President Edger Lungu Conferred Upon Freedom Of Blantyre City
The City of Blantyre has Sunday conferred upon Freedom of the city. Speaking at a brief ceremony just within an hour after arriving in the country, President Edger Lungu said it was a great honor to be conferred upon with the Freedom of the City. He said that Malawi and Zambia are one country (...)
[Malawi Voice] 06/07/2015

Zambia: President Kenyatta Returns From Zambia
[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has returned to the country from Ndola, Zambia, where he attended the 51st Zambia International Trade Fair.
[AllAfrica] 06/07/2015

Namibia: Brave Warriors Rue Missed Chances
[Namibian] A lack of experience and decision making in the final third was the undoing of the Brave Warriors as they lost their Chan qualifier to Zambia at the Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka on Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 05/07/2015

Africa: Four-Star Mambas Move On As Chipolopolo Survive
[CAF] Mozambique booked their place at the next round of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) Rwanda 2016 qualifiers whilst Zambia needed penalties to edge past Namibia.
[AllAfrica] 05/07/2015

Zambia President Lungu, Kenya’s VP Ruto, Mozambique’s Chissano To Grace Malawi’s Independence Celebrations
All is set for the country’s 51st independence celebrations on Monday at Kamuzu Stadium, with Zambia President Edgar Lungu and Kenya Deputy President William Ruto expected to be among senior foreign dignitaries gracing the event. Former Mozambican President Joachim Chissano is also expected to (...)
[Malawi Voice] 05/07/2015

Namibia/Zambia: Gallant Warriors Lose to Zambia
[Namibian] A gallant Namibian side were knocked out of the Chan competition when they went down 6-5 on penalties to Zambia in Lusaka on Saturday. Zambia were leading 2-1 at the end of full time and with the first encounter in Windhoek being won 2-1 by Namibia, the match had to be decided on (...)
[AllAfrica] 05/07/2015

Zambia: Ambassador's Wife Arrested for Attempted Murder
[Zambia Reports] Police in Lusaka have arrested Zambia's Ambassador to Germany Bwalya Chiti's wife Rosaria Vosa for allegedly attempting to murder the husband.
[AllAfrica] 04/07/2015

10 reasons why dual citizenship is good for Zambia
President Lungu is on the right track on this issue 2015-07-02 Most people oppose dual citizenship because they think that people in the Diaspora already enjoy life there. As such, the addition of dual citizenship is seen as a bloated advantage. This is not (...)
[Pambazuka News] 03/07/2015

Blantyre City Council Smacks Gold At Malawi Investment Forum:Clinches 11 Deals
Blantyre City Council is a beneficiary of the just ended Malawi Investment Forum. The Council has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the China-Zambia and China-Tanzania Friendly Cultural Exchange Programme on enhancing cooperation in various development projects. The projects are as (...)
[Malawi Voice] 02/07/2015

South Africa set to import white maize from Zambia and Mexico
South Africa set to import white maize from Zambia and Mexico
South Africa will import white maize from Mexico and Zambia in a bid to bulk up waning stocks as a scorching drought curbed domestic output.
[Africa Report] 02/07/2015

 
Some Achievements of The MIF 2015: Three Deals Offer Over $1.1 billion
So far three known deals have been quantified and offer over US1.1 billion of investment. However, the following are some of the projects which have reached a preliminary understanding from today’s forum: 1. The Blantyre City Council has signed a Mou with the China-Zambia and China-Tanzania (...)
[Malawi Voice] 01/07/2015

Zambia: Former President Acquitted in Nigeria Oil Case
[Zambia Reports] THE Lusaka magistrate court has acquitted fourth president Rupiah Banda after finding him with no case to answer in the Nigeria Oil case.
[AllAfrica] 30/06/2015

Singer who called Lungu a drunk appear
The trial of a Zambian musician who faces jail time over his song which accuses the president of drinking too much was postponed.
[IOL] 24/06/2015

Zambia: Petitioners Seek Deferred Election and 5-Year Term for Lungu
[Zambia Reports] A petition filed by private citizens before the Lusaka High Court today seeks to postpone the planned presidential elections next year while giving President Edgar Lungu a full five-year term.
[AllAfrica] 24/06/2015

Zimbabwe: VP Mnangagwa's Brother Dies
[The Herald] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's elder brother, Mr Judah Mnangagwa has died. He was 75, and died on Saturday last week in Zambia and was buried yesterday in that country.
[AllAfrica] 24/06/2015



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