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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

‘Birds’ booted out of CAF
Red and white giants Mbabane Swallows are out of the Orange CAF Champions League after losing by a solitary goal to Zesco United away in Zambia yesterday afternoon.
[The Swazi Observer] 01/03/2015

Zambia: 650 Health Posts to Be Ready 2016
[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Health has said construction of the 650 health posts countrywide will be completed in April 2016. Ministry of Health spokesperson Reuben Mbewe said construction works on 155 sites across the country had commenced and that 78 sites were at slab (...)
[AllAfrica] 28/02/2015

Zambia: Probe Poor Grade 12 Results
[Times of Zambia]AN imaginary story is currently circulating among secondary school pupils that many students did not do well in the 2014 grade 12 examinations because there was no leakage.
[AllAfrica] 28/02/2015

Statement By Malawi President At N’cwala Cultural Festival In Chipata,Zambia
REPUBLIC OF MALAWI  STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI AT THE N’CWALA ANNUAL FESTIVAL 2015 AT EASTERN PROVINCE, ZAMBIA ON 28TH FEBRUARY, 2015   Your Excellency, Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia; Your Excellency,...
[Malawi Voice] 28/02/2015

Malawi President Mutharika, Zambia’s Edgar Lungu Attends N’cwala Ngoni Traditional Ceremony In Chipata
President Professor Peter Mutharika has left the country Saturday morning for Zambia to attend the N’cwala ceremony at Mutengula village in Chipata Province. Speaking on departure at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe, Mutharika said this is a very important trip as the Ngoni people cerebrate the first (...)
[Malawi Voice] 28/02/2015

Zambia: PF Member Ackson Nkhoma Dies From Injuries
[Zambia Reports]Ruling Patriotic Front Lusaka province information publicity secretary Ackson Nkhoma has died after he was beaten by alleged UPND cadres.
[AllAfrica] 28/02/2015

Zambia: Employed By Same Woman I Humiliated
[Times of Zambia]In a twist of fate, a man who debased women by using and ditching them freely with no remorse, REX CHIBALA, shares the lesson he learnt the hard way about how not to treat other people, especially women. Read (...)
[AllAfrica] 28/02/2015

Zambian ex-minister jailed for graft
Lusaka – Zambia’s former mines minister, Maxwell Mwale, was jailed for corruption on Friday, in a rare case that prompted calls for a wider crackdown on graft among public officials. Mwale, a former cabinet minister in Africa’s second-largest copper producing nation, was sentenced to a year in (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 27/02/2015

Zambian ex-minister jailed for corruption
Maxwell Mwale was jailed for corruption, in a rare case that prompted calls for a wider crackdown on graft among public officials.
[IOL] 27/02/2015

Zambian ex-minister jailed for graft
Maxwell Mwale was jailed for corruption, in a rare case that prompted calls for a wider crackdown on corrupt public officials.
[IOL] 27/02/2015

Tanzania: Dar, Lusaka Plan Taking Their Ties to Greater Heights
[Daily News]TANZANIA and Zambia have pledged to strengthen their relationship as they look forward to capitalize on joint economic ventures.
[AllAfrica] 27/02/2015

Zambia: Liquid Telecom launches FTTH
Liquid Telecom has revealed the launch of its Fibre To The Home (FTTH) service. According to the company, the FTTH Service is expected to provide speeds of up to 100Mbps within Zambia. According to the telco, the FTTH service will provide Zambians with real internet that will enable businesses (...)
[IT News Africa] 27/02/2015

Zambia: Scott Out As Lungu Tries to Stamp Authority On New Cabinet
[African Arguments]The cabinet of the new Zambian President Edgar Lungu contained few surprises. All but five ministers under the late President Michael Sata were retained. Still, there are rumblings of discontent and reports of planned demonstrations by members of the governing Patriotic Front (...)
[AllAfrica] 27/02/2015

Malawi President To Attend N’cwala Ngoni Traditional Ceremony In Chipata, Zambia On Saturday
State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, will on Saturday, February 28, 2015 attend the N’cwala Ngoni Traditional Ceremony at Mutengula Village in Chipata, Eastern Province of Zambia. President Mutharika is expected to leave for Chipata, Zambia at about 9 O’clock in the morning. (...)
[Malawi Voice] 26/02/2015

Malawi President To Attend N’cwala Ngoni Traditional Ceremony In Chapta, Zambia On Saturday
State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, will on Saturday, February 28, 2015 attend the N’cwala Ngoni Traditional Ceremony at Mutengula Village in Chipata, Eastern Province of Zambia. President Mutharika is expected to leave for Chipata, Zambia at about 9 O’clock in the morning. (...)
[Malawi Voice] 26/02/2015

Zambian ex-minister found guilty of corruption
Zambia’s former mines minister was convicted of corruption on Monday for his role in the award of prospecting licences to a Chinese mining company in 2009, Reuters reports. Delivering judgment in the matter, magistrate Lameck Mwale said the prosecution had proved that Maxwell Mwale interfered in (...)
[The Nation] 26/02/2015

Yellow fever scare for ‘Birds’
THE throngs of Mbabane Swallows supporters expected to leave the country tomorrow evening for Zambia will be required to go for yellow fever vaccine before departure.
[The Swazi Observer] 24/02/2015

Electricity: Zambia and Zimbabwe power plant plan expanded to 2,400 MW
Electricity: Zambia and Zimbabwe power plant plan expanded to 2,400 MW
Plans for a hydro-electric power plant between Zambia and Zimbabwe have been expanded to 2,400 from 1,600 megawatts (MW), an industry official said on Sunday.
[Africa Report] 23/02/2015

 
Rwandair to start flights to Lusaka
LUSAKA, Zambia - Rwandair chief executive officer, John Mirenge, was recently in Lusaka to finalise plans for flights to the Zambian capital, Lusaka. starting March writes JOHN SAMBO.
[East African Business Week] 22/02/2015

Zambia: Nchito and the Criteria for Removal As DPP
[Zambia Reports]The following statement was circulated by The Zambian Voice:
[AllAfrica] 22/02/2015

Zambia/Nigeria: Match Reactions - Group a, Nigeria 3-1 Zambia
[CAF]Zambia coach Chris Kaunda:
[AllAfrica] 22/02/2015

Zambia/Nigeria: Zambia, Nigeria, Guinea Seek Semis Berths
[CAF]Two semi-final places at the CAFU17 championship, berths that come with qualification to the FIFA U17 World Cup Chile 2015, will be decided Saturday evening when Group 'A' comes to a close with Zambia, Nigeria and Guinea all looking to (...)
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2015

Zambia: 29 Deputy Minister Against Wishes of Zambians - Fodep
[Zambia Reports]The appointment of more than one deputy minister for some ministries by President Edgar Lungu has continued to be highly topical with the Foundation for Democratic Process joining the discourse.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2015

Master Power Technologies invests in Kenya
As part of its plan for growth in Africa, Master Power Technologies has opened an office in Kenya in order to serve East Africa. According to the company, the office will be Situated in Nairobi. Additionally, the company has opened offices in Kitwe and  Lusaka in Zambia with further African (...)
[IT News Africa] 18/02/2015

Tanzania: South Africa Lifts Yellow Fever Travel Requirement for Tanzania, Zambia
[Daily News]South African Airways (SAA) has hailed the elimination of yellow fever vaccination requirement which is no longer necessary for travellers between Tanzania, Zambia and South Africa.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2015

Zambia: Lungu Appoints Deputy Ministers
[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has re-appointed Matero Patriotic Front (PF) Member of Parliament (MP) Miles Sampa as Commerce, Trade and Industry deputy minister.
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2015

Zambia: Kalyalya Is Boz Boss
[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has appointed Denny Kalyalya as Bank of Zambia(BoZ) governor with immediate effect.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2015

Zambia: Chawama, Masaiti Polls Set for April 14
[Zambia Reports]The Electoral Commission of Zambia has added more ward and one parliamentary seat by-election on April 14 when the Chawama parliamentary election is held.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2015

Zambia: Govt Targets Zero New HIV Infections
[Times of Zambia]COMMUNITY Development, Mother and Child Health Minister Emerine Kabanshi says the Government will continue fighting HIV and AIDS in order to reach the target of zero new infections.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2015

Zambia: MMD Cadres Clash
[Times of Zambia]WARRING factions in MMD yesterday clashed at the party secretariat after senior officials were prevented by police to hold a Press conference at Mika Hotel in Kabulonga.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2015

Zambia: I'll Embrace Agric Key Players - Lubinda
[Times of Zambia]NEWLY-APPOINTED Agriculture and Livestock Minister Given Lubinda has pledged to embrace all the relevant key players for the sector to improve.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2015

Zambia: Govt to Build Four Clinics in Mandevu
[Times of Zambia]MANDEVU Member of Parliament (MP) Jean Kapata has said Government will soon embark on the construction of four health posts in the constituency.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2015

Zambia: NCZ Shut for Maintainance Works
[Times of Zambia]THE NITROGEN Chemicals of Zambia (NCZ) has been shut down for maintenance works and will only resume operations by end of this month.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2015

Zambia: Promoting Quality Health Service Delivery
[Times of Zambia]IT IS pleasing to note that the Government has taken the delivery of quality healthcare services to the people of Zambia seriously.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2015

Zambia: Nyimba Youth Sues Govt
[Times of Zambia]A YOUTH from Nyimba District in Eastern Province has sued the Government for increasing the retirement age from 55 years to 65 arguing that the adjustment does not offer any hope for the young people.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2015

Zambia: MMD NEC Declare Nevers' Decisions Void
[Zambia Reports]The opposition Movement for Multi-party Democracy MMD National Executive Committee led by National Secretary Muhabi Lungu met today despite earlier attempts to block the meeting by party president Nevers Mumba using the Zambia (...)
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2015

‘Birds’ out to shrug off Zambian misfortune
Mbabane Swallows are yet to lose to Zambian opposition on home soil but in two consecutive outings, they are yet to go past the preliminary round against Zambian opponents.
[The Swazi Observer] 15/02/2015

Angola: National Assembly Speaker Defends Consultation With Zambian Parliament
[ANGOP]Luanda -The speaker of the National Assembly (AN), Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, advocated a permanent consultation between the parliaments of Angola and Zambia to assist their governments to make better decisions on matters of bilateral (...)
[AllAfrica] 14/02/2015

Zambia: Aids Official Nabbed Over Defilement
[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Petauke have arrested District AIDS Taskforce Advisor Martin Chishimba for allegedly defiling a 15-year old pregnant girl.
[AllAfrica] 14/02/2015

Angola: Angolan President Holds Private With Zambian Counterpart
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, is holding this Friday a private meeting at Luanda's Presidential Palace with his Zambian counterpart, Edgar Lungu Chagwa.
[AllAfrica] 14/02/2015

Angola: Zambian President Praises Efforts of Angola in Great Lakes Region
[ANGOP]Luanda -The commitment of Angola in achieving an everlasting peace in the Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of Congo, in particular, was praised this Friday by Zambian President, Edgar Lungu, during a session at the National Assembly in his (...)
[AllAfrica] 14/02/2015

MC Maswe rub shoulders with Nigeria’s P-square
MC Maswe, the founder of Mpaxanga music in Botswana, will in April perform at the official opening of the forthcoming 2015 April International Theatre Festival in Lusaka, Zambia. At this festival, MC Maswe as Thapelo Maleka is popularly known in music circles is expected to rub shoulders with (...)
[The Voice] 13/02/2015

Zambia: Lungu Heads to Angola
[Zambia Reports]President Edgar Lungu is today headed to neighbouring Angola on his third international assignment since taking over power on January, 20.
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2015

Zambia: Arrest Warrant Issued for Director of Public Prosecutions
[Zambia Reports]In a surprising move, an warrant for the arrest of Zambia's controversial Director of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito has been issued today.
[AllAfrica] 12/02/2015



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