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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

Southern Africa: Can Zambia Escape the Clutches of the Resource Curse?
[The Conversation Africa] Zambia's drive to build its industrial capabilities has made steady progress. But it runs up against the history of economies that are dominated by mineral resources and landlocked countries.
[AllAfrica] 22/06/2015

Zambia: Stop Twisting Chama's Words, Says Sunday Chanda
[Zambia Reports] The following press statement was distributed by Sunday Chanda, Vice Chairperson, PF Media and Publicity Committee:
[AllAfrica] 20/06/2015

Post-partum contraceptive approved
Ring could be made available in Kenya, Nigeria, Malawi, Zambia and Senegal.
[East Africa News Post] 20/06/2015

Tanzania, Zambia sign key road transport agreement
Tanzania and Zambia have signed bilateral agreements on road transport services aimed at promoting trade between the two countries by removing non-tariff barriers to trade. Tanzania’s Minister for Finance, Ms Saada Mkuya Salum and Zambia Minister for Transport, Works, Supply and Communications, (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 20/06/2015

Zambia: Put National Interests First
[Times of Zambia] The MPs have the onerous responsibility to fairly but fearlessly represent their respective constituents, what with the two fundamental issues lined up for deliberation during the current sitting.
[AllAfrica] 18/06/2015

Zambia: Finance ministry seeks to borrow more to plug financing gap
Zambia: Finance ministry seeks to borrow more to plug financing gap
Zambia's finance minister has asked parliament to almost double the country's external borrowing limit to 60 billion kwacha ($8 billion) in 2015 to finance development projects as a financing gap has emerged.
[Africa Report] 16/06/2015

 
Nigeria/Chad: Nigeria Wins, South Africa, Zambia Held in AFCON Qualifiers
[CAF] Nigeria made a winning start, Zimbabwe created an upset, and South Africa and Zambia were held at home as Africa Cup of Nations matchday 1 qualifying continued Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 14/06/2015

Zambia: 30 Schools Shut - Typhoid Outbreak Causes Alarm
[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka City Council (LCC) has closed 30 schools in Kanyama Township following the outbreak of typhoid which has since claimed one life.
[AllAfrica] 11/06/2015

Zambia: Musician Pilato Arrested Over Song
[Zambia Reports] Following questioning by police today, the Zambian musician Chama Fumba, who performs under the title of Pilato, was arrested and denied bail in relation to a controversial song which some say may defame President Edgar (...)
[AllAfrica] 09/06/2015

Dropping law to spin the decks in Zambia
Dropping law to spin the decks in Zambia
[USAfricaonline] 08/06/2015

 
Gawa Undi Meets APM: Wants To Handle All Chewa Chieftaincy Wrangles
Kalonga Gawa Undi who is also Chewa Chief for three countries of Zambia, Mozambique and Malawi, Sunday suggested to be given room to handle all Chewa chieftaincy wrangles happening in the country. Chewa Heritage Coordinator, Senior Chief Lukwa who spoke on behalf of Gawa Undi revealed this at (...)
[Malawi Voice] 08/06/2015

Rwanda: Govt, Zambia Move Closer to Inking Extradition Deal
[New Times] Rwanda and Zambia are in close to reaching an extradition treaty that would pave the way for the extradition to Rwanda of fugitives linked to the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, both governments have said.
[AllAfrica] 08/06/2015

Rwanda: Country, Zambia to Interchange English and French Teachers
[New Times] AS Rwanda's strategy of advancing Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) takes shape, Foreign Affairs minister Louise Mushikiwabo, yesterday, said government plans to source teachers from Zambia.
[AllAfrica] 08/06/2015

Rwanda, Zambia to interchange English and French teachers
AS Rwanda’s strategy of advancing Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) takes shape, Foreign Affairs minister Louise Mushikiwabo, yesterday, said government plans to source teachers from Zambia. The minister made the remarks during a media briefing after holding bilateral talks (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 08/06/2015

Rwanda, Zambia move closer to inking extradition deal
Rwanda and Zambia are in close to reaching an extradition treaty that would pave the way for the extradition to Rwanda of fugitives linked to the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, both governments have said. This was announced yesterday at a joint media briefing by the Foreign affairs ministers (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 08/06/2015

Zambia: When Will Zambians See Long-Promised New Constitution?
[Africa In Fact] Several presidents have promised a new legal charter to win votes.
[AllAfrica] 05/06/2015

Zambia/Malawi: Malawi and Zambia to Bid for Joint Host of 2018 World Cup
[Malawi24] Sepp Blatter's fall is an African blessing or so it appears.
[AllAfrica] 05/06/2015

Exclusive: Evidence of Finance Bank’s Chief Mahtani Criminal Forgery Leaked
On June 2 2015 one of Zambia’s most powerful and controversial businessmen Rajan Mahtani was placed under arrest by the police. The Finance Bank chairman was charged with two counts of forgery for violating C/Sec 344(9) of the Penal Code Cap 87 relating to his unlawful transfer of 500 shares of (...)
[Malawi Voice] 05/06/2015

EABL ranks top in Africa with more women in boardroom
A fifth of Kenya’s blue-chip firms have female board members, which placed it ahead of South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Ghana.
[East Africa News Post] 05/06/2015

Uganda ladies finish second at regional golf event in Malawi
Uganda held on to finish second as the East and Central Africa Regional Challenge Trophy in Malawi ended on Wednesday. Action at Lilongwe Golf Club ended with defending champion Zambia winning the biennial championship by 15 strokes ahead of second placed Uganda. It is the second consecutive (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 04/06/2015

Financial support to martyrs’ families
Eritrean nationals residing in Zambia have pledged to extend financial support to 70 families of martyrs back home on a regular basis. Asmara, 04 June 2015 – Eritrean nationals residing in Zambia have pledged to extend financial support to 70 families of martyrs back home on a regular basis.   (...)
[Shabait] 04/06/2015

Zambia: Ensuring Honey Complies With International Food Safety Requirements
[ITC] An initiative Promoting Intra-Regional Trade In Eastern Africa
[AllAfrica] 03/06/2015

Mining: Zambia to reduce underground mining royalties further
Mining: Zambia to reduce underground mining royalties further
Zambia is considering further reducing the mineral royalties for underground mines below the revised 9 percent, state broadcaster ZNBC reported, attributing the comments to the mines minister.
[Africa Report] 03/06/2015

 
Finance Bank Chair Rajan Mahtani Arrested In Zambia For Forgery…Read How She Bribed JB To Have It Re-opened In Malawi
Controversial Finance Bank Chairman Dr. Rajan Mahtani has been arrested by Police in Lusaka for forgery. Zambia Police Service spokesperson Mrs. Charity Munganga-Chanda confirmed the development to Mwebantu New Media in a press statement. She said Dr. Rajan Mahtani was arrested this morning for (...)
[Malawi Voice] 02/06/2015

Ambassador Saleh presents credentials to Zambian leader
The Eritrean Ambassador to South African and the Southern African region, Mr. Saleh Omar, has presented his credentials to President Edgar Chagwa Lungu of Zambia. Asmara, 02 June 2015 – The Eritrean Ambassador to South African and the Southern African region, Mr. Saleh Omar, has presented his (...)
[Shabait] 02/06/2015

Gerald ‘Papa’ Phiri Jnr Shines At Cosafa Cup 2015 Plate, Named Man Of The Match
Malawi’s enterprising midfielder Gerald Papa Phiri Junior has been named as the Man of the Match during the finals of the Cosafa Cup 2015 Plate after helping the Flames to life the trophy The Flames lifted  the cup after trashing Chipolopolo Boys of Zambia by 1-0. The Flames scored through a goal (...)
[Malawi Voice] 29/05/2015

Breaking News: Malawi Lift Cosafa Cup 2015 Plate After Whipping Zambia 1-0
The Flames of Malawi have lifted  Cosafa Cup 2015 plate after trashing Chipolopolo Boys of Zambia by 1-0. The Flames scored through a goal by Zicco Mkanda in the second half. Malawi’s midfielder Gerald Papa Phiri Junior was named man of the match. He played magnificent football throughout the (...)
[Malawi Voice] 29/05/2015

Zambia: Early Marriages Haunt Zambia
[Times of Zambia] TEEN marriages have continued to haunt Zambia, which has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world with 42 per cent.
[AllAfrica] 29/05/2015

Zambia: First Lady Bemoans Maternal Deaths Increase
[Times of Zambia] FIRST Lady Esther Lungu has observed that unplanned pregnancies among women and girls are resulting in unsafe abortions which are among factors increasing maternal deaths.
[AllAfrica] 29/05/2015

Zambia: Kaunda Speech on Africa Freedom Day 'Most Important Since 1964'
[Times of Zambia] Here is why Kenneth Kaunda's speech on this year's Africa Freedom Day is the most important Zambia has heard since October 1964:
[AllAfrica] 29/05/2015

Buffaloes extend Bwale’s contract for another season
SOCCER – YOUNG Buffaloes have extended the contract of their Zambian coach Charles Bwale for another season, this publication has reliably been informed.
[The Swazi Observer] 27/05/2015

Southern Africa: South Africa, Zambia Crash in Day of Soccer Upsets
[Cosafa] Namibia and Botswana won through to the semifinals of the COSAFA Cup 2015 on a day of upsets at the Moruleng Stadium on Sunday.
[AllAfrica] 25/05/2015

Girls forced to go to sex camps in Mozambique
Girls as young as eight are being sent to sex camps in Mozambique and Zambia that are designed to prepare them for marriage by teaching them how to be good at sex.
[The Swazi Observer] 23/05/2015

‘Sex camps’ prepare girls for marriage
Girls as young as eight in Mozambique and Zambia are forced to go to camps where they are shown how to please a man.
[IOL] 22/05/2015

Southern Africa: Lessons for South Africa - How Zambia Prevented Xenophobia
[SAIIA] 'Isaac, we can no longer go to the movie today. We have a curfew,' my late dad told me. 'I understand, dad,' I responded - and I genuinely did. This was a conversation taking place on a Saturday at home in Ibex Hill, in my hometown of Lusaka in (...)
[AllAfrica] 22/05/2015

Africa: Forced Sex Camps Prepare Girls for Child Marriage in Zambia and Mozambique
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Casablanca -Girls as young as eight in Mozambique and Zambia are forced to go to camps where they are shown how to please a man in bed in order to prepare them for married life, activists said at an international conference on ending child (...)
[AllAfrica] 22/05/2015

Forced sex camps in Mozambique and Zambia to prepare girls for child marriage
Girls as young as eight in Mozambique and Zambia are forced to go to camps where they are shown how to please a man in bed in order to prepare them for married life, activists said at an international conference on ending child marriage. These sexual initiations begin once menstruation starts (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 22/05/2015

- Zambian government must move ahead with access to information bill
The highly anticipated presentation of Zambia's access to information bill has stalled on more than five occasions consecutively since 2011, with the government citing what can be termed as insubstantial reasons.
[IFEX] 21/05/2015

Zambia to allow big cat trophy hunting
Zambia lifted the ban on the hunting of leopards and lion after it established that the population of the big cats was higher than previously thought.
[IOL] 20/05/2015

Zambia: Decision to Lift Lion Hunting Ban Questioned
[Times of Zambia] GREEN Party president Peter Sinkamba has expressed concern over the decision by Government to lift the ban on big cat hunting in the country.
[AllAfrica] 20/05/2015

Mobs Bused From Zimbabwe to Gaborone to Cheer Mugabe
BOTSWANA- Crowds from Zimbabwe have been bused to Botswana to cheer President and SADC Chairman  Robert Mugabe , theZimbabweNewslive.com can reveal. A source close to  Mugabe’s security  told this reporter from  Gaborone that  Mugabe feared what happened  in Lusaka  in January at a hotel and...
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 20/05/2015

The telecel saga and corporate xenophobia
Economic nationalism takes many forms but at its roots is a deep fear of anything that is deemed to be foreign. I have just returned from Zambia where a company incorporated in in that country in which I am the ultimate sole shareholder is involved in a dispute with another company also (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 19/05/2015



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