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Zambia: President's Health Worries as Nation Turns 50
[Deutsche Welle]Zambia may be politically stable in conflict-ridden region, but its human rights record gives cause for concern and most of the population live in poverty.
[AllAfrica] 25/10/2014

 
Zambia: After Ditching Jubilee, UPND Drags Hh to Chawama
[Zambia Reports]When President of the United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema made the controversial decision to boycott the Jubilee celebrations yesterday, scores of angry UPND cadres went to protest at his (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/10/2014

 
Boat capsizes on Lake Kariba, 20 feared dead
At least 20 people, mainly schoolchildren, are believed to have died in Zambia after a boat capsized during celebrations.
[IOL] 25/10/2014

 
Zambia: Opposition Hail Draft Constitution Release
[Times of Zambia]OPPOSITION MMD leader Nevers Mumba has praised Government for releasing the draft Constitution which many Zambians have been looking forward to.
[AllAfrica] 25/10/2014

Zambia: Fallen Heroes Saluted
[Times of Zambia]ACTING President Edgar Lungu yesterday led foreign dignitaries, diplomats, former freedom fighters and service men and woman in laying wreaths to honour fallen heroes who fought for Zambia's independence.
[AllAfrica] 25/10/2014

Zambia: 26 Drown On Lake Kariba
[Times of Zambia]TWENTY-SIX people, mostly pupils heading for independence celebrations, have drowned after the canoe they were in capsized on Lake Kariba.
[AllAfrica] 25/10/2014

Zambia: Many Die in Canoe Accident
[Zambia Reports]Twenty four people from Henga primary school in Gwembe District southern province have drowned while trying to cross Lake Kariba on their way to independence jubilee celebrations.
[AllAfrica] 25/10/2014

Zambia: Celebrating 50 Years, With an Acting President
[Zambia Reports]Zambia today celebrates its Golden jubilee in the absence of President Michael Sata who is away in London receiving medical treatment.
[AllAfrica] 24/10/2014

Zambia: Sata Checks Into London Clinic
[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata was admitted to the Harley Street Clinic in London early this morning at 9:30AM local time, a well placed source tells Zambia Reports.
[AllAfrica] 21/10/2014

Zambia: Ill Sata Heads Abroad for Treatment
[Zambia Reports]Earlier today a brief media statement was circulated to media house by the Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations George Chellah announcing that President Michael Sata had last night traveled abroad for medical (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/10/2014

Malawi’s Top Newspaper Commends President Mutharika:That’s The Way To Go Mr. President
The move by President Peter Mutharika to delegate former president Bakili Muluzi to represent him at the 50th independence celebrations of Zambia in Lusaka is a step in the right direction and, therefore deserves acclamation. For a long time, the country has witnessed a lot of squabbling (...)
[Malawi Voice] 19/10/2014

Muluzi Hails Mutharika For Delegating To Represent Him in Zambia
President Peter Mutharika has delegated former president Bakili Muluzi to represent him at Zambia’s 50th Independence Anniversary Celebrations in Lusaka next week. A letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Cooperation addressed to BCA Hill Residence chief of staff says it has (...)
[Malawi Voice] 19/10/2014

Zambia: British Envoy Supports PF Wage Freeze
[Zambia Reports]British High Commissioner to Zambia James Thornton has backed the Patriotic Front (PF) government's decision to maintain the wage freeze on the civil service in the 2015 financial year.
[AllAfrica] 19/10/2014

Zambia/Cote d'Ivoire: Zambia Announces 25 Locals to Face Renard's Ivory Coast
[Zambia Reports]Coach Honour Janza has named 26 local guns to face the Elephants of Ivory Coast on October, 25 in Lusaka at Heroes Stadium.
[AllAfrica] 19/10/2014

Zambia: PF Infighting in Full Display At Traditional Basoli Ceremony
[Zambia Reports]Not even the all embracing Chakwela Makumbi Traditional ceremony of the Basoli people of Chongwe near Lusaka yesterday could camaflouge the bad blood between two warring factions in the Patriotic Front (PF), as the disgraced former Secretary General Wynter Kabimba and Lusaka (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/10/2014

Zambia: V-P Loathes Online Outlet
[Zambia Reports]Vice President Guy Scott was at it again during the lively Vice President Question time in parliament taking on everything thrown at him and showed no love for the growing spectre of online journalism that he never loses a moment to (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/10/2014

Zambia: Lusaka in Spat With Nigeria
[Zambia Reports]Zambia is headed for a serious diplomat spat with the Nigerian government after embattled Labour minister Fackson Shamenda ordered authorities in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to suspend issuing visas to Nigerian nationals in a desperate bid to arm twist the Embassy into (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/10/2014

Zambia: Facebook’s Internet.org app adds new services
Users of the Internet.org app will be pleased to know that the service has been updated. According to the online portal there are now three news services, Zambiareports, SuperSoprt.com, and Ebola Info by UNICEF. The company has stated that: “We’ve heard from consumers that they’d like to access (...)
[IT News Africa] 17/10/2014

Zambia: Ill President's Offices 'Very Quiet'
[Zambia Reports]A confidential source at State House has revealed State House has become deserted like a graveyard because of current restrictions imposed on visitations.
[AllAfrica] 13/10/2014

Zambian minister sued by Dangote over corruption allegations
Dangote Cement's Zambian subsidiary has sued the country's labour minister for libel and slander after he accused an executive of the Nigerian company of attempting to bribe him. Read more ...
[Africa Report] 13/10/2014

Angola: Foreign Minister Due in Zambia Over Bilateral Ties
[ANGOP]Luanda -Angolan Foreign Affairs minister, Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, leaves Sunday for Zambia to start Monday a two-day official visit at the invitation his counterpart, Harry Kalaba.
[AllAfrica] 13/10/2014

Zambia: Armco Workers Turn to NAPSA Over Dues
[Times of Zambia]AGGRIEVED Armcor Security workers have urged the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) to take action against the company for allegedly failing to remitt workers monthly dues to the authority.
[AllAfrica] 13/10/2014

Zambia: Zambia's Generals - Guilty or Not Guilty?
[Zambia Reports]When former Zambia Army (ZA) Commander Lt. Gen Wisdom Lopa and the former Zambia National Service Commandant Maj. Gen. Anthony Yeta were acquitted by Local Court Deputy Director Wilfred Muma sitting as a Magistrate on Monday October 6, 2014, there was an eerie silence in court (...)
[AllAfrica] 12/10/2014

Zambia: Mahtani Backs Shamenda's Confrontation With Dangote - Source
[Zambia Reports]The latest twist in the unfolding confrontation between Zambia's Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda and the Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote involves the alleged foul play by a local cement competitor and controversial financier, Rajan (...)
[AllAfrica] 12/10/2014

Zambia/Niger: Chipolopolo Fire Blanks
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday battled to a virgin draw against Niger in the sweltering heat here to complicate the route to the Morocco 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.
[AllAfrica] 12/10/2014

Zambia: Budget Wins Kudos
[Times of Zambia]THE World Bank says the 2015 national budget recognises the importance of maintaining macro-stability aimed at reducing fiscal deficit.
[AllAfrica] 12/10/2014

Zambia/Niger: Niger Gives Zambia 'Best' Uhuru Gift
[Times of Zambia]PLAYING West African opposition away has on most occasions proved a nightmare for Zambian football because of the alleged harsh treatment our teams are subjected to by their hosts.
[AllAfrica] 12/10/2014

Zambia: Masaiti Cooperatives Urged to Help Farmers
[Times of Zambia]THE Masaiti District Administration has directed all cooperatives in the area to assist farmers owed by the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) with funds to buy farming inputs.
[AllAfrica] 12/10/2014

Zambia: Illegal Gold Miners Face Arrest
[Times of Zambia]MINES, Energy and Water Development Minister Christopher Yaluma says security wings have managed to trace some illegal gold miners and dealers on the black market in the ongoing investigations.
[AllAfrica] 12/10/2014

Zambia: Sakwiba Satirises Zambian Political Comedy
[Zambia Reports]Lusaka lawyer Sakwiba Sikota has made light work of the Zambian political scene by satirically laying out the complexities of the goings on in Zambia.
[AllAfrica] 12/10/2014

Zambia/Niger: Fans Upset After Chipolopolo's Goalless Draw Against Niger
[Zambia Reports]Zambians have come out strong calling the Football Association of Zambia names after it carried an article on it's facebook page headlined "Zambia Keeps Afcon Hopes Alive With Goalless Draw" following a disappointing result in the 2015 Africa Cup (...)
[AllAfrica] 12/10/2014

Zambia: President Sata Urged to Take Break Amid Health Worries
[VOA]A consortium of civil society organizations in Zambia has petitioned cabinet ministers to advise President Michael Sata to go on vacation to address his reported ill health, in order to enable the leader to effectively administer the rigorous affairs of the (...)
[AllAfrica] 11/10/2014

- Youth minister threatens to dismiss University of Zambia radio staff
Youth and Sport Minister Chishimba Kambwili has threatened to dismiss reporters at UNZA Radio, and has accused them of being sponsored by his enemies.
[IFEX] 10/10/2014

Zambia: Former Air Force Chief Jailed
[Zambia Reports]Former Zambia Air Force (ZAF) Commander Lt. Gen. Andrew Sakala 64, has been sentenced to five years in prison with hard labour for theft by public servant involving K1.5m (K1.5b old currency). Gen. Sakala was found guilty of the offence and convicted on Monday October 6, 2014. (...)
[AllAfrica] 10/10/2014

Zambia sees lower 2015 budget deficit due to higher royalties
Zambia plans to narrow its budget deficit in 2015, helped by changes to the mining tax regime which should boost revenue, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda said on Friday. Read more ...
[Africa Report] 10/10/2014

Zambia: ACC Confirms Arrest of Butler Sitali
[Zambia Reports]The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) today confirmed the Zambia Reports story on the arrest of former Chief Executive Officer for the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) Butler Sitali for corrupt practices.
[AllAfrica] 09/10/2014

Eritrean Journalists participate in regional sensitization workshop organized by COMESA-Competition Commission
Eritrean Journalists from the Ministry Of Information have participated in a regional sensitization workshop for business reporters organized by COMESA Competition Commission (CCC) in Livingstone city, Zambia. Asmara, 06 October 2014 – Eritrean Journalists from the Ministry Of Information have (...)
[Shabait] 06/10/2014

Tanzania's power grid to link to Kenya and Zambia by 2015
Tanzania will complete a $455 million power transmission line next year linking its power grid to Kenya and Zambia, part of plans to export electricity powered by its gas and coal reserves to neighbours, the Energy and Minerals Ministry said today. Read more (...)
[Africa Report] 06/10/2014

Zambia: Education Minister Says Unza Suicide Case a Wake Up Call
[Zambia Reports]Education Minister Dr John Phiri says the death of a first year student over is a wakeup call to the ministry and the University of Zambia.
[AllAfrica] 05/10/2014

Zambia: Sata Blasts Kambwili Over Education Comments
[Zambia Reports]This morning Republican President Michael Sata gave his Minister of Sports Chisimba Kambwili a surprise telephone call, and it wasn't pleasant, a source inside State House informs Zambia Reports.
[AllAfrica] 04/10/2014

Zambia: State to Transform Bursaries Into Loans
[Times of Zambia]THE Government is in the process of transforming the Bursaries Committee into a Loans Board to help generate revolving funds for the continued support of university students.
[AllAfrica] 04/10/2014

Zambia: Mahtani Allegedly Bribed Prosecutor to Escape Criminal Charges, Says Source
[Zambia Reports]New information has emerged regarding the sudden dismissal of criminal charges against one of Zambia's wealthiest men, Finance Bank Chairman Rajan Mahtani, who allegedly used his financial muscle to dodge accountability for illegal (...)
[AllAfrica] 04/10/2014

Zambia: Maize Prices to Fall - Scott
[Times of Zambia]VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott has maintained that mealie-meal prices will go down as soon as the maize purchasing exercise is completed.
[AllAfrica] 04/10/2014

Zambia: Reading Skills Key to Career Growth
[Times of Zambia]Effective reading skills are key to achieving higher academic and professional achievements that can facilitate you landing in a job with good monthly salary and excellent conditions of service.
[AllAfrica] 04/10/2014

Zambia: Mwanza Is New ZNBC Boss
[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) board has with immediate effect appointed Richard Mwanza as corporation's new director general.
[AllAfrica] 04/10/2014

Zambian student kills herself after being denied bursary
2014-10-01 Real tragedy in Zambia as evidenced by the suicide of a student who was denied a bursary to attend the University of Zambia. More than 4000 students out of 6000 were denied bursaries at UNZA this starting academic year. However, for some of us from poor families, education is the (...)
[Pambazuka News] 03/10/2014

Zambia: ZICTA calls for private sector investment in ICT
The Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA) is calling on the private sector to take the lead in creating demand in ICT, by injecting heavier investments into the sector. The move has been proposed in order to give consumers access to affordable solutions. ZICTA (...)
[IT News Africa] 03/10/2014

South Africa lists Nigerian, Kenyan and Zambian currencies on futures platform
South Africa's Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), the largest and most liquid on the continent, listed three African currencies on a new foreign exchange futures platform on Friday. Read more ...
[Africa Report] 03/10/2014

Glencore stops Zambia zinc operation over tax row
Global mining group and commodities trader Glencore said on Friday it was suspending its zinc unit in Zambia and was cutting 169 jobs at the mine amid a row over VAT tax. Read more ...
[Africa Report] 03/10/2014

Zambia: Brother, Sister 'Married'
[Times of Zambia]A WOMAN of Makululu Township in Kabwe yesterday narrated how she rented out a room to a brother and sister who lived together as husband and wife.
[AllAfrica] 03/10/2014



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