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Zambia: Nevers Fires Muhabi, Nyangu
[Times of Zambia]MMD president Nevers Mumba has with immediate effect expelled party national secretary Muhabi Lungu and his deputy Chembe Nyangu.
[AllAfrica] 21/12/2014

 
Zambia: Govt to Build More Strategic Oil Reserve Facilities
[Times of Zambia]MINES, Energy and Water Development Minister Christopher Yaluma says the Government will start the construction of strategic oil reserves in Eastern, Northern and Southern provinces by mid next year.
[AllAfrica] 21/12/2014

 
Zambia: Army Forced Party Unity, Says Report
[Zambia Reports]The Post Newspapers has finally confirmed a report published by Zambia Reports on November 24 quoting sources in the Zambia Army that Acting President Guy Scott had been given an ultimatum to sanitize the ruling party or cede (...)
[AllAfrica] 21/12/2014

 
Zambia: Lungu, Scott Reconcile
[Times of Zambia]ACTING President Guy Scott has reconciled with Patriotic Front (PF) president Edgar Lungu.
[AllAfrica] 21/12/2014

Zambia: HH Graces Kitwe Canvassing Support
[Zambia Reports]United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema this afternoon graced Kitwe and will be happy with level of support in what has predominately been a ruling party stronghold.
[AllAfrica] 21/12/2014

Zambia: V-P Scott - We've Buried the Hatchet
[Zambia Reports]Acting President Guy Scott says the reconciliation that has taken place in the ruling PF means that all differences that existed earlier in the party are now buried.
[AllAfrica] 21/12/2014

Zambia: Opposition Candidate Files Nomination Papers
[Times of Zambia]MMD leader Nevers Mumba yesterday beat a last-minute attempt by some members of his party to block him from filing his nomination paper for next month's presidential elections.
[AllAfrica] 21/12/2014

Zambia: Ruling Party Agrees on Presidential Candidate
[Times of Zambia]PATRIOTIC Front (PF) presidential candidate Edgar Lungu yesterday successfully filed his nomination papers to contest the 2015 presidential elections, bringing an end to the differences that had characterised the ruling party in the last two (...)
[AllAfrica] 21/12/2014

Youth with higher education stand a better chance at employment: study
The survey was conducted in 27 countries across the globe including the sub-Saharan African countries of Benin, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zambia.
[East Africa News Post] 20/12/2014

Zambia: Scott, Lungu Strike 'Cosmetic' Reconciliation
[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front president Edgar Chagwa Lungu and Acting President Dr. Guy Lindsay Scott have struck some cosmetic reconciliation and have put their deep differences behind pledging to work together.
[AllAfrica] 20/12/2014

2014 Prosperity index: Nigeria ranked behind Niger Republic, Mali, Zambia, others
Nigeria’s economy may not be as rosy as the Federal Government claims, according to a global prosperity index released yesterday. Eight months after the Federal authorities announced the rebasing of the economy, making it the largest on the continent, the UK-based Legatum Institute ranked (...)
[The Nation] 20/12/2014

Zambia: Banda's Bid for Presidency Blocked
[Times of Zambia]FORMER president Rupiah Banda has lost his bid to contest the Republican Presidency after the Supreme Court blocked his MMD candidature.
[AllAfrica] 19/12/2014

Zambia: Guy Scott Rejects Resignation Call
[Times of Zambia]CABINET has asked Acting President Guy Scott to resign from his position with immediate effect.
[AllAfrica] 18/12/2014

Zambia's Acting President Rejects Call to Step Down
Zambia's acting president, Guy Scott, has rejected a call by Cabinet ministers to step down before a presidential election next month. Scott said in a statement Wednesday he will not resign because there is no provision in the Zambian constitution for such a demand. He said only he has the (...)
[GNN Liberia] 18/12/2014

Zambia cabinet ministers ask Scott to resign
Zambia's cabinet passed a vote of no confidence in interim president Guy Scott and asked him to resign.
[IOL] 17/12/2014

Zambia: Young People Must 'Rise Up and Be Counted' in HIV Response
[Key Correspondents]A Zambian government minister is raising awareness of the urgent need to include young people living with HIV in the response to the epidemic.
[AllAfrica] 17/12/2014

Zambia: Court Stays Ruling in Power Transfer Case
[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has stayed a ruling in which it removed Acting President Guy Scott and Justice and Defence Minister Edgar Lungu from the proceedings in which a Lusaka politician Newton Ng'uni sued them with Attorney General Musa Mwenye over the transfer of Presidential (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/12/2014

Zambia: Ruling Party's Central Committee Warns Guy Scott
[Times of Zambia]THE Patriotic Front (PF) central committee has warned that it will expel Acting President Guy Scott if he does not withdraw the letter he wrote to acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda instructing her not to receive Edgar Lungu's (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/12/2014

Zambia: Ruling Party Fires Guy Scott
[Zambia Reports]The drama concerning the leadership of Zambia's current ruling party and its selection of a presidential candidate took an unexpected turn on Tuesday night, as an emergency meeting by the party's Central Committee voted to remove Acting President Guy Scott as the party's Vice (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/12/2014

Grand East, Central, Southern Africa power project signed
Tanzania, Kenya and Zambia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate a transmission project to connect the power grids of the three countries, in a move that would see the Eastern and Southern African power pools linked. Dubbed the ZTK (Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya) inter (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 16/12/2014

TAZARA may get Chinese overhaul
MWANZA, Tanzania - The Chinese government has shown an interest in revamping the Tanzania-Zambia Railway (TAZARA) which is nearly 40 years old and in urgent need of a major overhaul writes ANDREW ZABLON.
[East African Business Week] 15/12/2014

Zambia: Scott Assures of Conducive Business Environment
[Times of Zambia]ACTING President Guy Scott has assured that the Government is committed to providing a conducive policy environment for the private sector by eliminating various impediments that are faced by businesses.
[AllAfrica] 14/12/2014

Zambia: ZGU Happy With 2014 Achievements
[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Golf Union (ZGU) has described 2014 as a special and important year in the management of the sport as the nation witnessed the successful staging of unprecedented three international tournaments.
[AllAfrica] 14/12/2014

Zambia: Badminton Players Tumble
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA'S female top seed Ogar Siamupangila crashed out from the ongoing 2014 Botswana International Badminton championship after failing to go past the second round stage in the women singles.
[AllAfrica] 14/12/2014

Zambia/South Africa: Chipolopolo to Play Bafana
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA has secured a friendly match against South Africa set for January 4 in Johannesburg as part of preparations for the Equatorial Guinea 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.
[AllAfrica] 14/12/2014

Zambia: Let's Respect, Observe Fish Ban
[Times of Zambia]The more fish Zambia retains would therefore, translate to increased economic development and upon which some families mostly in rural areas survive on.
[AllAfrica] 14/12/2014

Zambia/Malawi: Zambia Thrash Malawi
[Times of Zambia]STRIKER Patrick Ngoma scored a hat-trick as Zambia whacked Malawi to reach the COSAFA Under-20 football finals at the ongoing Africa Union Sports Commission (AUSU) Region Five Games in Zimbabwe.
[AllAfrica] 14/12/2014

Zambia: Edgar Wows Mongu
[Times of Zambia]PATRIOTIC Front (PF) president Edgar Lungu has pledged to dialogue with the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) in a bid to develop the area once elected Republican president during next month's presidential elections.
[AllAfrica] 14/12/2014

Zambia: Zambia in Infrastructure Boom
[Times of Zambia]TRANSPORT, Works, Supply and Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has said that the country's infrastructure sector has continued to grow at 17.5 per cent annually.
[AllAfrica] 14/12/2014

Zambia: HH Promises to Pay Farmers
[Times of Zambia]UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has reiterated his commitment to pay farmers that have not been paid if elected in the next month's presidential elections.
[AllAfrica] 14/12/2014

Zambia: RB Vows to Reduce Poverty Levels
[Times of Zambia]MMD presidential candidate Rupiah Banda has singled out the need to tackle high cost of living as being amongst the major tasks that he would prioritise if he was elected to office.
[AllAfrica] 14/12/2014

Zambia: Petersen Delivers a 'Bwezani Rupiah' Hit
[Zambia Reports]Popular singer Mukubesa Mundia a.k.a Petersen has delivered a hit number detailing arguments why MMD presidential candidate Rupiah Banda is the best person to lead the country in transition to 2016.
[AllAfrica] 14/12/2014

Zambia: Siame Happy With Silver
[Times of Zambia]RUNNER Sydney Siame says he is happy with the silver and bronze won at the Africa Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region-Five Games in Zimbabwe.
[AllAfrica] 14/12/2014

Zambian politics at cross-roads ahead of polls
Zambian political leaders are steeped in power struggles that threaten to derail a peaceful transition and an orderly conduct of the poll next month, amid street fights, court actions, and suspensions.
[The Swazi Observer] 14/12/2014

Economics dominates Zambian politics
Economic emancipation is dominating Zambian campaigns for the January 20 presidential by-election as candidates intensify campaigns.
[IOL] 13/12/2014

Zimbabwe: Mugabe, Zambian Minister Confer
[New Zimbabwe]ZAMBIAN presidential hopeful and leader of the Patriotic Front, Edgar Lungu, has denied seeking funding in Zimbabwe saying he only met President Robert Mugabe to exchange notes on the happenings in both countries' ruling (...)
[AllAfrica] 13/12/2014

Zambia: 11 Candidates Vie to Succeed Late President Sata
[Zambia Reports]The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) says eleven political parties have so far confirmed participation in the 20th January President Election.
[AllAfrica] 12/12/2014

Zambia: World Bank Grants Funds for Kariba Dam Rehabilitation
[Times of Zambia]THE World Bank has approved a US$75 million credit facility towards the rehabilitation of the Kariba Dam.
[AllAfrica] 12/12/2014

Institute condemns attacks on media
The Media Institute of Southern Africa has condemned human rights violations against journalists in Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
[IOL] 10/12/2014

Zambia: Ruling Party Credibility Badly Damaged By Lungu's Election
[African Arguments]Following the ruling of the Lusaka High Court on December 3rd that the Defence and Justice Minister Edgar Lungu was the duly elected president of Zambia's governing party, the Patriotic Front (PF), things have cooled down somewhat in the (...)
[AllAfrica] 10/12/2014

Zambia: HH Promises Improved Standard of Living
[Times of Zambia]UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) leader, Hakainde Hichilema has promised Zambians that he will improve the standard of living for the poor once elected as Republican president by implementing policies which favour the (...)
[AllAfrica] 06/12/2014

Zambia: Guy Scott May Shun PF Campaign Launch
[Zambia Reports]Acting President Dr Guy Scott is today likely to shun the Patriotic Front National Campaign Launch at the Freedom Park in Kitwe.
[AllAfrica] 06/12/2014

More Ugandan women should play football – FIFA instructor
Emy Casaletti Bwalya is one of the few FIFA instructors engaged in the development of women football in Africa and Europe. Casaletti, who also doubles as the FIFA marketer was part of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Over the last four days, Casaletti – a wife to Zambia legend and (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 06/12/2014

Zambia: Presidential Hopeful Lungu Gets Ready to Campaign
[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front candidate Edgar Lungu will finally cast side his battles within his party and present himself to the country on Saturday when he launches his presidential campaign in Kitwe.
[AllAfrica] 05/12/2014

Millicom to support AU in fight against Ebola
Millicom has revealed that it will be supporting the African Union’s (AU) campaign, which is intended to raise funds to fight the Ebola virus in West Africa. Mobile Operators across Africa including: Airtel and Airtel Nigeria, Econet Wireless, Etisalat, MTN Group and MTN Zambia, Orange, (...)
[IT News Africa] 05/12/2014

Zambian court decides on Lungu
Zambia’s high court has declared Defence Minister Edgar Lungu the duly elected presidential candidate of the Patriotic Front.
[IOL] 04/12/2014

Zambia: Court Rules on Row Over Presidential Candidate
[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has declared Defence and Justice Minister Edgar Lungu as the president of the Patriotic Front (PF) and the sole candidate on the party ticket in the January 20, 2015 election.
[AllAfrica] 04/12/2014

Shantumbu predicts 3-1 win for ’Landers
Zambian mentor who coached both teams in the country is adamant Highlanders will snatch the E250 000 MTN Premier League first round bounty on Sunday
[The Swazi Observer] 04/12/2014

Zambia and Zimbabwe Grapple With Political Turmoil
LONDON — Ever since colonial cartographers drew their common frontier across the Zambezi River, Zambia and Zimbabwe have shared an uneasy destiny: landlocked nations, onetime adversaries and now mirror images of political uncertainty. In Zambia on Tuesday, a split in the governing Patriotic (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 03/12/2014

Zambia ruling party splits
A major split in Zambia's ruling Patriotic Front has seen two factions select rival candidates for presidential elections next month.
[IOL] 02/12/2014



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