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Zambia: President Calls on China to Use Local Contractors On Infrastructure Jobs
[RFI] Zambia's President Edgar Lungu wants Chinese companies working in Zambia to use local labour and local contractors. Lungu made his point on an eight-day state visit to China to push for support from China's building sector.
[AllAfrica] 30/03/2015

 
New Amavubi coach McKinstry’s plans for Rwanda
McKinstry debuts at Amavubi on Sunday in a Fifa friendly match with Zambia at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka.
[East Africa News Post] 27/03/2015

 
Zambia: New Poverty Mapping Report Helps Govt Reach the Poorest
[World Bank] Lusaka -New joint report by the World Bank and the Central Statistical Office (CSO) recommends that using poverty statistics at ward and constituency levels could be more effective in determining allocation of resources to reduce poverty in the country, compared to using other (...)
[AllAfrica] 27/03/2015

 
Zambia: Avoiding Fifa Sanctions, Zambia Forks Out K4 Billion for Bonetti
[Zambia Reports] Government will pay former national team coach Dario Bonetti his K3, 289, 731 severance package after he was arbitrarily dismissed by the Football Association of Zambia in 2011.
[AllAfrica] 27/03/2015

Zambia: Public Media Scramble for Presidential Trips Causes Stir
[Zambia Reports] International presidential trips have caused a stir in local newsrooms as scribes begin to plot against each other.
[AllAfrica] 27/03/2015

RwandAir, Proflight Zambia sign codeshare deal on Jo’burg route
Rwandair has signed a codeshare agreement with Proflight Zambia on the Lusaka-Johannesburg route. A codeshare deal is an arrangement where two or more airlines share the same flight. Under the deal, RwandAir will operate as the main carrier on the route, while Proflight Zambia will operate as (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 23/03/2015

Zambia: Sports Role Models Unlock Potential
[Times of Zambia] UNLOCKING potential in an athlete is one of the most difficult undertakings in sports circles and like a mirage, without the influence of role models.
[AllAfrica] 22/03/2015

Zambia: New BoZ Chief Moves to Curb Kwacha Drop
[Zambia Reports] BANK of Zambia (BoZ) Governor Denny Kalyalya says the central bank will take necessary measures to curb the depreciation of the Kwacha.
[AllAfrica] 21/03/2015

African bush plant could aid renal cancer treatment
Phyllanthus engleri, also known as spurred phyllanthus, is found only in Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
[East Africa News Post] 21/03/2015

Zambia: Act Local, Think Global - the Food Revolution in Zambia
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] International conversation around food in Africa has traditionally been one of doom and decline. In 2012 the World Bank declared the average life expectancy at birth to be 56 years in sub-saharan (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/03/2015

Twiga Stars ready for Shepolopolo
National women soccer team, Twiga Stars, jet off to Zambia on Friday for the All-Africa Games qualifiers second round, first leg match against Shepolopolo set for Sunday in Lusaka. Twiga Stars will leave with a contingent of 25 people — 18 players and seven officials – under chef de mission (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 18/03/2015

Zambia: Lungu Orders Probe in Fuel Crisis
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has stepped in to give direction and resolve the fuel crisis in some parts of the country. His leadership is also seeking a process to enact a new constitution by introducing a Referendum (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/03/2015

Zambia: Lungu Declared Fit
[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu was yesterday discharged from a Pretoria hospital where he underwent a successful medical procedure on Friday.
[AllAfrica] 16/03/2015

Zambia: What's Wrong With Zambian Football’
[Times of Zambia] That remarkable performance by the women and all men age-group teams seemed like a rebirth of the local sport.
[AllAfrica] 16/03/2015

Kenyans to benefit from new regional training plan
Kenya: Twenty Third Century Systems ( TTCS), the Pan-African business solutions provider, has launched its information and communications technology ( ICT) graduate trainee programme to develop a skills base and drive the growth of the continent. TTCS has presence in Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia, (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 15/03/2015

Zambia: Lungu, Chama Disjoined From Hichilema Case
[Times of Zambia] THE Lusaka High Court has disjoined from the defamation proceedings President Edgar Lungu and PF secretary general Davies Chama in the matter in which UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema had sued the two with Bishop Edward (...)
[AllAfrica] 15/03/2015

Zambia: Nchito Tribunal to Sit
[Zambia Reports] The Lusaka High Court has discharged an interim injunction granted to embattled Director of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito.
[AllAfrica] 15/03/2015

Lungu discharged after operation
Zambian President Edgar Lungu was discharged from a Pretoria hospital after surgery on Friday, and is “fit to resume full duties”.
[IOL] 15/03/2015

Lungu suffers from achalasia - source
Zambian President Edgar Lungu, who is receiving medical treatment in Johannesburg, is suffering from achalasia, a hospital source said.
[IOL] 14/03/2015

Zambia: President Lungu Undergoes Surgery
[Zambia Reports] Attached is the most recent Medical Bulletin from the media team of President Edgar Lungu, reporting that the head of state underwent a successful procedure at a Pretoria hospital, and will be discharged tomorrow, 14 March, to return home to (...)
[AllAfrica] 14/03/2015

President Lungu’s Surgery Successful, Discharge Today
Pretoria, (FRIDAY, 13th March 2015) — His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia has undergone a medical procedure in theatre today and the specialists have managed the condition accordingly. Doctors have said the results of the procedure were good. As such, the (...)
[Malawi Voice] 14/03/2015

Zambia: Help, Zambia Is Dying!
[Fahamu] Zambia's new President Edgar Lungu, elected less than two months ago, collapsed last weekend and was flown out of the country for specialized treatment. In a country that has lost three presidents in ten years, why did the voters ignore reports about Lungu's poor (...)
[AllAfrica] 13/03/2015

Zambia: Fuel Blues Continue in Lusaka
[Times of Zambia] THE shortage of fuel in Lusaka has persisted with only a few filling stations in the capital city having the commodity.
[AllAfrica] 13/03/2015

Frank comment on illness astounding
Zambian President Edgar Lungu’s commitment to step down if unfit sets him apart from his neighbours, says Peter Fabricius.
[IOL] 13/03/2015

Zambia: Lungu Leaves South African Hospital
[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has left a Pretoria hospital after being treated by a team of doctors who also recommended that he completes the resting regime.
[AllAfrica] 13/03/2015

Help, Zambia is dying!
2015-03-12 Zambia’s new President Edgar Lungu, elected less than two months ago, collapsed last weekend and was flown out of the country for specialized treatment. In a country that has lost three presidents in ten years, why did the voters ignore reports about Lungu’s poor (...)
[Pambazuka News] 12/03/2015

SABC crew robbed while reporting live
Cape Town - A video showing SABC contributing Editor Vuyo Mvoko and his crew being robbed while reporting live has gone viral. The crew were robbed in full view of the SABC’s cameras outside Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, where Mvoko was reporting on Zambian President Edgar Lungu's (...)
[GNN Liberia] 12/03/2015

Twiga Stars step up Shepolopolo preps
While Zambia’s Shepolopolo have failed to regroup, their opponents Tanzania’s Twiga Stars have intensified training at the Karume Memorial Stadium in Dar es Salaam ahead of their All-Africa Games qualifiers. The last round of qualifiers against Zambia will take place on March 21 in Lusaka, with a (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 12/03/2015

[Video] TV reporter mugged at gunpoint on camera before live report in South Africa
A reporter in South Africa was mugged on camera just as he was preparing to do a live report on national television. SABC News contributing editor Vuyo Mvoko was in Johannesburg covering the arrival of Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday when two thieves accosted him. In the video posted (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 11/03/2015

Zambian leader frank about illness
Zambian’s new President Edgar Lungu is in Joburg for possible surgery for an ailment which he said could prove fatal.
[IOL] 11/03/2015

Zambia: Lungu Heads to South Africa
[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has left for South Africa for specialist treatment.
[AllAfrica] 11/03/2015

Zambian nabbed with elephant tusks
A Zambian national, who was recently found in possession of four illegal elephant tusks, has been remanded in custody in Maun while awaiting trial.
[IOL] 10/03/2015

Lungu ‘heading to SA for medical tests’
Newly elected Zambian president Edgar Lungu has said that he will travel to South Africa for further medical tests.
[IOL] 10/03/2015

Zambian president to receive treatment abroad
LUSAKAKA – Zambian President Edgar Lungu’s doctors have recommended he seek specialised treatment abroad after he collapsed at a Women’s Day event in Lusaka, the presidency said Monday. “Doctors have recommended that President Lungu undergoes a high-tech medical procedure which is currently (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 10/03/2015

Spotlight on Zambia's President Edgar Lungu
Spotlight on Zambia's President Edgar Lungu
With the tightest presidential vote in the country's history behind him, Zambia's new president is seeking to continue the populist policies of his predecessor while maintaining investor interest at a tough moment.
[Africa Report] 09/03/2015

 
Zambia’s Lungu to be treated abroad
Aides say Zambian President Edgar Lungu will require immediate medical treatment abroad to correct the narrowing of his food pipe.
[IOL] 09/03/2015

Ailing Lungu reassures supporters
Zambian President Edgar Lungu is being treated for malaria and fatigue after falling ill during a speech.
[IOL] 09/03/2015

4 countries to meet in Nairobi over power deficits
NAIROBI, Kenya - Ministers and senior representatives from Kenya, Zambia, Rwanda and Uganda recently agreed to support in solving East Africa’s crippling power deficit.
[East African Business Week] 08/03/2015

Zambian president treated for malaria, told to rest
LUSAKA (Reuters) – Newly-elected Zambian President Edgar Lungu is being treated for malaria and doctors have advised him to rest, the presidency said on Sunday. “I am feeling much better and I have been told I have high levels of fatigue and should take some rest. There is nothing to worry (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 08/03/2015

Zambia: Health Scare for President Lungu
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu is reportedly receiving treatment for malaria symptoms today, cutting short his public appearance at the International Women's Day event at Heroes Stadium.
[AllAfrica] 08/03/2015

No time to drop TAZARA
Editor, The Presidents of Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia, recently officially inaugurated the rehabilitate the 1,344 km Bengulea Railway between the port of Lobito and the DRC border. Zambia is planning to connect with this line (...)
[East African Business Week] 08/03/2015

Zambia’s Lungu diagnosed with malaria
Zambian President Edgar Lungu was diagnosed with malaria after he collapsed during an International Women's Day ceremony
[IOL] 08/03/2015

Zambia: Charles Musonda's Son, Charly, Gets 4 Year Contract At Chelsea
[Zambia Reports] Chelsea have tied down academy starlet Charly Musonda to a new deal, with the player revealing on Instagram that he has signed a four-year contract with the Premier League leaders.
[AllAfrica] 07/03/2015

Zambia: President Lungu Needs to Tolerate Dissent
[Fahamu] Just over a month after being elected president on Jan 20, Zambia's new head of state has said he will crush members of the ruling party who will not be happy with his decisions. A Zambian commentator finds this threat (...)
[AllAfrica] 06/03/2015

President Lungu needs to tolerate dissent
2015-03-05 Just over a month after being elected president on Jan 20, Zambia's new head of state has said he will crush members of the ruling party who will not be happy with his decisions. A Zambian commentator finds this threat (...)
[Pambazuka News] 05/03/2015

Zambia: Civil Society to Step Up Action On HIV Treatment
[Key Correspondents] Although the cost of HIV treatment has significantly declined over the last decade, access to comprehensive HIV services remains low especially in Africa, as compared to the rest of the world. Civil society must step up its game to change (...)
[AllAfrica] 04/03/2015

Africa: Kenya Is Africa's Worst in Global Mining Survey
[The Star]KENYA is ranked third least attractive country in the world and worst in Africa for mineral investments, trailing Zimbabwe and Zambia which recently locked horns with multinational mining firms over higher rates.
[AllAfrica] 03/03/2015

Zambia: Ex-Convict Jailed for Killing Baby
[Times of Zambia]A MURDER convict who was pardoned and later integrated into society has again been sentenced to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of killing his stepson.
[AllAfrica] 01/03/2015

Zambia: Cadres Drop Coffin ... As Police Disperse Unruly Mourners
[Times of Zambia]PALLBEARERS carrying the casket of UPND Munali Constituency chairperson, Grayzer Matapa yesterday dropped and damaged the coffin as they fled from a police cordon at the roundabout near Lusaka High Court.
[AllAfrica] 01/03/2015

Zambia: PF Condemns UPND Funeral Conduct
[Times of Zambia]THE Patriotic Front (PF) has condemned the manner in which the UPND handled the funeral of its Munali Constituency chairperson, Grazier Matapa on Friday.
[AllAfrica] 01/03/2015



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