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Africa: South Africa Uses Africa Day to Rethink Xenophobia
[ISS] Xenophobia has swept across parts of Africa like a thunderstorm, leaving death and destruction in its wake. In the past few weeks, xenophobic violence against Rwandans was reported in Zambia, where shops were looted and at least 13 people repatriated to their home country. And earlier (...)
[AllAfrica] 26/05/2016

 
Africa: AfDB to Invest U.S.$ 549 Million to Fight Drought
[Monitor] Lusaka -The Africa Development Bank (AfDB) has announced a $549m (Shs1.8 trillion) plan to support countries deal with drought and other effects of climate change on the continent.
[AllAfrica] 26/05/2016

 
Big and small affairs at the second day of the AfDB's Annual Meeting
Big and small affairs at the second day of the AfDB's Annual Meeting
The African Development Bank's (AfDB) Annual Meeting in Lusaka got its official start on its second day and confirmed the principle that big personalities mean big waiting around.
[Africa Report] 25/05/2016

 
Africa: High-Voltage Power Line to Zambia On Drawing Board
[Daily News] Tanzania plans to build a high-voltage electricity line to Zambia to meet the growing demand for power and related challenges in the neighbouring country, the Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has said.
[AllAfrica] 25/05/2016

Zambia: Electricity generation problems to be resolved in 3 years
Zambia: Electricity generation problems to be resolved in 3 years
The drought-induced power generation problems that have hit Zambia will only be resolved in three years, President Edgar Lungu said on Tuesday.
[Africa Report] 25/05/2016

 
Zimbabwe: Zambian Poachers Killed in Shoot-Out
[The Herald] Two Zambian poachers were killed while eight others escaped after a shoot-out with National Parks rangers at Zambezi National Park in Victoria Falls early on Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 24/05/2016

AfDB Lusaka meeting off to a very Rwandan start
AfDB Lusaka meeting off to a very Rwandan start
The first day of the African Development Bank's Annual Meeting in Lusaka hit on the major themes that president Akinwumi Adesina has been pushing in his first term.
[Africa Report] 24/05/2016

 
Africa: 'Smart-Africa' Requires More Investment in ICT
[New Times] On the first day of the ongoing 2016 African Development Bank (AfDB) Annual Meetings in the Zambian capital Lusaka, leaders have discussed how to harness the ICT-revolution to build a 'Smart Africa' and affordability of ICT technologies, it was heard, should be the focus of (...)
[AllAfrica] 24/05/2016

Zambia: Kagame to Visit Zambia This Week
[Zambia Reports] Three foreign Heads of State will be in Zambia for the Africa Development summit to be held in Lusaka starting today.
[AllAfrica] 23/05/2016

Private equity firm Phatisa to build 310 houses in Lusaka
Private equity (PE) firm Phatisa, which is undertaking real estate projects in Kenya and Rwanda, has extended its footprint with entry into the Zambian market.
[East Africa News Post] 19/05/2016

China takes over running of Tazara in plan to privatise the corporation
China is to take over the management and operations of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara) in a major plan that will herald privatisation of the struggling corporation.
[East Africa News Post] 16/05/2016

Africa: China to Take Over Tanzania-Zambia Railway in New Plan
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -China is to take over the management and operations of Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara), in a major plan that will herald privitisation of the struggling corporation, The Citizen can reveal.
[AllAfrica] 16/05/2016

Zambia: Election Campaign Begins Monday
[VOA] Official campaigning for Zambia's August 11 presidential, parliamentary and local elections begins Monday, says the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ).
[AllAfrica] 16/05/2016

Zambia: South Schools to Open After Cholera Outbreak Is Contained
[Zambia Reports] Schools in Monze and Mazabuka districts will finally open after having been delayed due to the outbreak of cholera.
[AllAfrica] 15/05/2016

Zambia: Laz Oppose Holding Referendum With Election
[Zambia Reports] The Law Association of Zambia says holding the referendum alongside the general election may confuse prospective participants.
[AllAfrica] 15/05/2016

Zambia: I'll Butcher Guy Scott, Says President Lungu
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has set the tone for the August 11 elections sending warning messages to his adversaries to expect a tough fight for power.
[AllAfrica] 15/05/2016

Africa: Plans Underway to Revamp Tazara Railway
[East African] An ambitious plan to revamp and extend the Tanzania-Zambia Railway (Tazara) to four other countries is in the pipeline.
[AllAfrica] 15/05/2016

Plans underway to revamp Tazara railway
Rwanda, Burundi and Eastern DR Congo will be linked through the Seleka-Mpulungu section of Tazara in Zambia.
[East Africa News Post] 15/05/2016

Zambia: Political Bigwig Kavindele Throws Weight Behind Pres. Lungu
[Zambia Reports] Former Vice President Enock Kavindele has thrown his weight behind President Edgar Lungu ahead of the August 11 general elections.
[AllAfrica] 13/05/2016

Zambia: EU Confident in Electoral Commission of Zambia
[Times of Zambia] THE European Union (EU) has expressed confidence in the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ)'s capacity to successfully organise the August 11 general elections.
[AllAfrica] 11/05/2016

Zambia: EU to Lift Zambian Aircrafts Ban
[Times of Zambia] THE European Union (EU) is next month expected to lift the ban on Zambian registered aircrafts which was effected about five years go.
[AllAfrica] 11/05/2016

Zambia: High Court Outlaws Grade 12 Certificate for Political Office
[Zambia Reports] The Zambian High Court has this morning passed judgment in a recently passed contentious requirement that sought aspirants to political office to produce a Grade 12 certificate - the highest high school qualification in the (...)
[AllAfrica] 11/05/2016

Zambia: Pres. Lungu Off to Uganda for Museveni Inauguration
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu is this morning headed to Uganda for the inauguration of President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. The President is expected back in the Country tomorrow afternoon.
[AllAfrica] 11/05/2016

Zambian in Cape Town court for fraud
Suspicions about a Zambian businessman’s credentials led to an investigation, and the termination of his contract with the Western Cape provincial department of public works.
[IOL] 10/05/2016

Zambia: Govt Injects U.S.$3.2 Million in Tazara
[Times of Zambia] THE Government has injected U.S.$3.2 million in the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) as part of its continued efforts to revamp the institution so that it operates in a sustainable and profitable manner.
[AllAfrica] 10/05/2016

Zimbabwe: Manyuchi Pockets U.S.$35,000 From WBC Bout
[Times of Zambia] ZIMBABWEAN World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight Silver champion Charles Manyuchi pocketed US$35, 000 from beating Russian Dmitry "Mechanic" Mikhaylenko at DVS Arena in Yekaterinburg at the weekend.
[AllAfrica] 10/05/2016

Africa: Reviving Tanzania-Zambia Railway line - Dar's 'Utmost Priority List'
[Daily News] Revitalisation of the once-thriving Tanzania-Zambia Railway line (TAZARA) is of utmost priority to the government of Tanzania given the fact that despite its huge potential, the railroad has been underperforming due to a number of (...)
[AllAfrica] 10/05/2016

Zambia: Lungu Says Zambia to Be Net Exporter of Energy in 18 Months
[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has said Zambia is on course to transform the current power deficit into a surplus and make the country a net exporter of energy within 18 months.
[AllAfrica] 09/05/2016

Zambia: Farmers Expects Surplus Maize Production Despite Severe Drought
[RFI] Zambia expects maize production to increase this year, pushing stocks into surplus and reversing an earlier warning that it may need to import the food staple, the country's agriculture minister has told RFI. Neighbouring countries have been suffering drastic food supply problems with (...)
[AllAfrica] 09/05/2016

Zambia: Politicians Producing Fake Grade 12 Certificate
[Zambia Reports] The Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ) has disclosed that some politicians have produced forged Grade 12 Certificates for verification as they seek to stand on various elective positions.
[AllAfrica] 09/05/2016

Zambia: President Kaunda, Where Is the Book?
[Fahamu] Current leaders and the citizens can learn a lot from books authored by previous presidents. Zambia would benefit tremendously from hearing from President Kenneth Kaunda, the founding president who was in power for 27 years. How and why did he make the many momentous and (...)
[AllAfrica] 08/05/2016

Zambia: Govt Set Aside Funds for Poll Re-Run
[Times of Zambia] THE Government has set aside K312.4 million as a supplementary fund to cover the expenditure of three state institutions in an event of a presidential election re-run after that general elections in August.
[AllAfrica] 08/05/2016

Zambia: Zambia Records Increased Maize Harvest
[Times of Zambia] THE 2015/2016 crop forecasting survey has revealed that the country will record an increased maize harvest, Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda has said.
[AllAfrica] 08/05/2016

Zambia: Are NGOs Relevant in Zambia?
[Times of Zambia] RECENTLY China passed a contentious new law giving police wide-ranging powers over overseas charities and forbidding them from recruiting members or raising funds in the country, prompting an immediate outcry.
[AllAfrica] 08/05/2016

Zimbabwe: Miss Zimbabwe Makes Miss Africa Top 6
[The Herald] The reigning Miss Zimbabwe Annie Grace Mutambu who took part in the Miss Africa continent on Saturday made it to the top six at this inaugural pageant. Ghanaian Rebecca Asamoah was crowned the first Miss Africa Continent. Zambian Michelo Malambo walked away as the first princess, (...)
[AllAfrica] 04/05/2016

Zambia: 21 Players Report for Chipolopolo Camp
[Times of Zambia] Locally based Chipolopolo players yesterday resumed training with only four from the 25 that were called missing from camp.
[AllAfrica] 03/05/2016

Zambia: Ruling Party Warns Former Vice President
[Times of Zambia] Patriotic Front (PF) youths have challenged former vice-president Guy Scott to resign from the party on moral grounds instead of constantly issuing attacks on President Edgar Lungu.
[AllAfrica] 03/05/2016

Zambia: Church Gives Out Loans
[Times of Zambia] International Ministers' Fellowship and Affiliated Churches (IMFAC) has disbursed loans worth K150,000 to about 300 vulnerable people to help them run business ventures and subsequently reduce household poverty.
[AllAfrica] 03/05/2016

Zambia: Wizkid Ready for Zambia
[Times of Zambia] NIGERIAN artiste Wizkid says he is ready to entertain his Zambian fans at the Heroes Stadium tomorrow.
[AllAfrica] 29/04/2016

Accomplished Businessman Reflects On Malawi’s Opportunities; Pushes For Mindeset Change
Few days ago, I had a stimulating conversation with my brother, Honorable Mark Botomani, in regard to the state of affairs in Malawi 51 year after independence. We observed our neighbors (Zambia, Mozambique and Tanzania) in terms of infrastructure and economic growth and truth of the matter is (...)
[Malawi Voice] 27/04/2016

Zambia: Politicians Behind Ritual Killings, Says Nigerian Prophet
[Times of Zambia] A RENOWNED Nigerian prophet has described the recent ritual killings and riotous behaviour in Lusaka and other towns as political, orchestrated by some politicians to make the country ungovernable and to usurp (...)
[AllAfrica] 26/04/2016

Zambia: High Court Stops Cases Against Former President Banda
[Times of Zambia] THE Lusaka High Court yesterday stopped proceedings in a matter where former Republican President Rupiah Banda is charged with two counts of corrupt practices because his immunity has been restored and cannot face (...)
[AllAfrica] 26/04/2016

Mutharika Meets Zambia, Mozambique Counterparts: Nsanje Inland Port Now Within Arms Length As APM, Nyusi And Lungu Agree On Its Importance
The leaders of Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique have given the Shire- Zambezi Waterway project a boost when they agreed to expedite all the processes that have been hanging thereby delaying the realization of a project that was hatched by former leader Bingu wa Mutharika. President Arthur Peter (...)
[Malawi Voice] 25/04/2016

Zambia: President of Zambia, Mozambique Visit Malawi - 'Shire-Zambezi Waterway On Agenda'
[Nyasa Times] Zambian President Edgar Lungu and his Mozambican counterpart Filipe Nyusi jet in Malawi on Monday but Malawi government officials have kept under key and lock details of the visit.
[AllAfrica] 24/04/2016

Zambia: President Lungu's Photographer Salim Henry Weds
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has congratulated his official photographer on his wedding with Evelyn.
[AllAfrica] 24/04/2016

South Africa: Kamte Fights Back to Grab the Lead in Zambia Open
[Sascoc] James Kamte made the most of moving day at the 2016 Zambia Sugar Open by carding a sensational third round, eight-under-par 65 at Lusaka Golf Club on Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 24/04/2016

Xenophobia in Zambia: Why it won’t happen in East Africa
East Africa is reaping some of the sour-sweet benefits of old conflicts and social and economic collapse.
[East Africa News Post] 23/04/2016

Rwandan nationals suffer attacks but are reluctant to return home
A wave of xenophobic attacks targeting Rwandan nationals in Zambia left hundreds of refugees in a state of limbo.
[East Africa News Post] 23/04/2016

Zambia: Refugees Attacked After 'Ritual Murders'
[Al Jazeera] Zambia's government is trying to send hundreds of refugees back to camps after two people were burned to death in anti-immigration riots in the country's capital, Lusaka.
[AllAfrica] 23/04/2016

Burned Alive
Two die in Zambia xenophobic riots At least two people were burned to death in Zambia during riots targeting Rwandan-owned shops over allegations that foreigners were behind a string of ritual killings, police said on Wednesday. The violence erupted earlier this week in slum areas of the (...)
[The Voice] 22/04/2016



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