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Highlanders garnished
Zambia-born strategist Happy ‘Messiah’ Simfukwe was yesterday granted a garnishee notice by the Industrial Court to have his E8 500 owed to him by Mbabane Highlanders subtracted from the team’s SwaziBank Cup earnings.
[The Swazi Observer] 18/04/2015

 
Casualization of labour in Zambia
2015-04-16 Employers taking advantage of legal loopholes has resulted in a workforce that is so desperate to earn money they are taking on part-time and temporary jobs with no benefits.
[Pambazuka News] 16/04/2015

 
Siasia Eyes Gold At Lusaka
The Nigeria under 23 team coach Samson Siasia is eyeing gold medal at the ongoing All African Games at Lusaka as he plays his final match. The lucky coach has been having a smooth ride in the tournament with his lads since the tournament began. Currently his boys are in both high spirit and (...)
[The Newswriter] 16/04/2015

 
Zambia: Mining royalties amendments approved by cabinet
Zambia: Mining royalties amendments approved by cabinet
Zambia's cabinet approved changes to controversial mining royalties three months after an outcry from Zambia's mining industry, provoked by a hike in royalties.
[Africa Report] 14/04/2015

 
Shepolopolo manager hails Twiga Stars
Zambia women soccer Team Manager, Besa Chibwe, praised Tanzania’s Twiga Stars, describing the team as a formidable side capable of challenging in the 2015 All-Africa Games (AAG) finals in Congo Brazzaville. Twiga Stars survived a late scare against Zambia’s Shepolopolo, but scraped through into (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 12/04/2015

Zambia: Jobless Protesters Clash With Police
[Zambia Reports] Police in Lusaka today clashed with members of the Unemployment Association of Zambia who marched to Cabinet Office to petition Vice-President Inonge Wina over their plight.
[AllAfrica] 11/04/2015

Twiga qualify for Africa Games finals
Twiga Stars survived a late scare against Zambia’s Shepolopolo as they held on to qualify for the 2015 All-Africa Games (AAG) finals in Congo Brazzaville. Rogasian Kaijage’s team surrendered their two goals lead to allow Shepolopolo to come from behind to sneak out with a 3-2 win in the final (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 11/04/2015

Zambia: Edgar Lungu's government to present changes to mining royalties
Zambia: Edgar Lungu's government to present changes to mining royalties
Zambia's cabinet will table changes to mining royalties on Monday after the finance and mines ministers proposed the amendments, the president's spokesman said on Thursday.
[Africa Report] 09/04/2015

 
Kenya aim for top finish in released 2017 Africa Cup of Nations draw
Kenya will have to beat Zambia, Guinea Bissau and Congo Brazzaville to make it to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals scheduled for Gabon. National team Harambee Stars was handed the tough draw during a ceremony held at the CAF headquarters in Cairo yesterday afternoon. With only one team (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 08/04/2015

Kenya: Confusion as New City Traffic Measures Take Effect
[Capital FM] Nairobi -There was confusion by motorists at the Waiyaki Way, Bunyala and Lusaka roundabouts on Monday afternoon after they were not able to make right turnings as the new traffic measures launched to reduce congestion took (...)
[AllAfrica] 07/04/2015

Zambia: Double Tragedy - Council, Zesco's Hostile Visits
[Times of Zambia] The Ndola City Council and ZESCO appeared to have conspired one day and unleashed havoc on some rental and bill defaulters in Ndola in the 90s. POTIPHER TEMBO was one of those affected and here's his report.
[AllAfrica] 05/04/2015

Zambia: President Lungu on Borrowed Time
[Africa In Fact] Without a clear fiscal strategy, this southern African nation is on the road to debt distress
[AllAfrica] 05/04/2015

Mining: Zambia's government irked over layoffs by Canada's First Quantum Minerals
Mining: Zambia's government irked over layoffs by Canada's First Quantum Minerals
The Zambian unit of Canada's First Quantum Minerals said more than 300 workers were being laid off at its Kansanshi mine, drawing a government call for redundancies to be canceled on the grounds it had not been informed as required by (...)
[Africa Report] 03/04/2015

 
ZTE selects Mitsumi as distribution partner for Africa
ZTE Corporation has selected Mitsumi Distribution as its strategic distribution partner for the continent. The agreement is expected to cover Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Ivory Coast, Mauritius, Namibia, Tunisia, Cameroon, (...)
[IT News Africa] 02/04/2015

Shepolopolo plot to upset Twiga Stars
Zambia women’s soccer team, Shepolopolo, are plotting the downfall of their Tanzanian counterparts, Twiga Stars, in the All-Africa Games (AAG) final leg qualifier. Following a 4-2 defeat at home, former Shepolopolo captain Kabange Mupopo is taking time off her busy schedule to give the team tips (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 02/04/2015

Dream Lives On: Nsanje Port Study Results Now Ready…Mw, Zambia and Mozambique To Meet Soon
The results of the long-awaited feasibility study that will determine the future and potential investment projects on the Nsanje Inland Port have been released. Minister of Transport and Public Works Francis Kasaila has confirmed the development. However, Kasaila said he could not yet disclose (...)
[Malawi Voice] 01/04/2015

Zambia gets IMF support in plan to end copper tax rows
Zambia gets IMF support in plan to end copper tax rows
The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday applauded Zambia's efforts to resolve tax issues in its copper mining industry but warned that only further tightening of fiscal and monetary polices would contain the country's large (...)
[Africa Report] 01/04/2015

 
IMF backs Zambia plan to end copper tax rows, warns on deficit
IMF backs Zambia plan to end copper tax rows, warns on deficit
The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday applauded Zambia's efforts to resolve tax issues in its copper mining industry but warned that only further tightening of fiscal and monetary polices would contain the country's large (...)
[Africa Report] 31/03/2015

 
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



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