|Zambia: Stop Political Yapping|
[Times of Zambia] Anything coming from the Office of the President and the Government can be politicised with gross distortions deliberately meant to damage the image of these two institutions.
|Zambia: Let There Be No Bloodshed - President Lungu|
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu says there should be no bloodbath in the upcoming Solwezi West by-election calling for peaceful and issue-based campaigns ahead of the September 24.
|Brenda to celebrates 26 Music Anniversary|
Brenda Taukobong will later today (Friday) celebrate her over two decade’s music experience at the pavilion restaurant. Brenda’s career in music took off back in 1989, which saw her in 1990 collaborating with Broadway band from Zambia and has also played alongside South African Linda Mpale and (...)
[The Voice] 28/08/2015
Zambia: U.S Envoy Wants Big Cats Ban Maintained
[Zambia Reports] US Ambassador to Zambia Eric Schultz has urged Government to keep the ban on hunting big casts and elephants in place until it is established that the numbers support a resumption of hunting.
Zambia: Lusaka's Open Lavatories
[Times of Zambia] Over the years, Lusaka has continued to grow and this is evidenced by the increase in population and the infrastructure that is coming up across the city.
Zambia: Ignore Baseless Criticism
[Times of Zambia] We hail President Edgar Lungu's directive to the newly-appointed Defence Minister Richwell Siamunene to ignore baseless criticism and concentrate on transforming the operations of the defence forces.
Southern African countries to cut roaming charges
According to a report via TelecomPaper… Namibia, Bostwana, Zambia and Zimbabwe have agreed to a pilot project to lower mobile phone roaming charges. The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology hosted officials from the (...)
[IT News Africa] 14/08/2015
She Cranes battle Wales in final group game
Making it to the Netball World Cup quarter finals has always been Coach Rashid Mubiru’s dream. But following the She Cranes’ impressive start to the prestigious tournament that has seen Uganda beat Zambia and Fiji before, Mubiru is being tempted to look beyond the top eight (quarterfinal) stage. (...)
Mutharika Commends Zambia For Supporting Shire Zambezi-water way Project
President Prof. Peter Mutharika took his time during a three day visit in Zambia to congratulate the country for supporting Malawi’s Shire-Zambezi water way, one of the major projects being implemented by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) According to a Communiqué from the State House, (...)
[Malawi Voice] 06/08/2015
Zambia: Up to 10 Hours of Load Shedding for Zambians
[News24Wire] South Africans who complain about load shedding can thank their lucky stars that they are not living in Zambia at the moment. That country has been suffering power failures of up to ten hours a day.
Dangote Cement inaugurates $400m plant in Zambia
Dangote Group yesterday inaugurated a new cement plant and 30 megawatts (Mw) coal-fired power plant in Zambia. The new plant, with the capacity to produce 1.5 million metric tonnes per annum (MTPA) is located in Masaiti District, Ndola town in Zambia. The cement plant with the power plant came (...)
Osinbajo on one-day visit to Zambia
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday traveled to Zambia on a one-day official visit to the country. During the trip, the Vice President will meet with the Zambian President, Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu and also hold a courtesy visit with the Vice President Inonge Wina. Prof. Osinbajo, (...)
Africa: Four Down, Two More to Go
[CAF] Two spots remain undecided after Egypt, South Africa, Tunisia and Zambia confirmed their places for the African U-23 Championship Senegal 2015 on Saturday.
APM Cheers KK: Pays Homage To Zambia’s Fallen Presidents
President President Mutharika who was in Zambia for official visit paid tribute to the three fallen heads of the Republic of Zambia. Mutharika visited the Embassy Park in Lusaka, Zambia this morning where is the burial site of Zambia’s heads of state. Upon his arrival Mutharika was welcomed by (...)
[Malawi Voice] 02/08/2015
Malawi President Mutharika, Zambia’s Lungu Embrace Bilateral Talks
President Mutharika who is in Zambia for official visit has arrived safely in Zambia and started his program with bilateral talks he had with Zambian President, His Excellency Edgar Lungu. Mutharika and Lungu have agreed on a deal to have the railway project which will connect the two countries (...)
[Malawi Voice] 01/08/2015
President Mutharika Arrives in Zambia for Official Engagements
The President of the Republic of Malawi, Arthur Peter Mutharika has arrived in Lusaka for official State visit where among other things he is expected to grace Zambia’s 89th Agricultural and Commercial show which has started today. This year’s Zambia Agriculture and Commercial show is being held (...)
[Malawi Voice] 31/07/2015
Malawi President Mutharika Off To Zambia: Tight Weekend Awaits Him
President Arthur Peter Mutharika has finaly left for Lusaka, Zambia for official state visit where he is expected to have a tight schedule over the weekend. President Mutharika is expected to arrive in Zambia through the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport at around 4pm. Upon his arrival, (...)
[Malawi Voice] 31/07/2015
Malawi To Learn From Zambia Agriculture And Commercial Show
Malawi stands to benefit from Zambia’s Agriculture and Commercial Show being conducted in Lusaka from 29th July to 3nd August. The show is said to have pulled around 133 local and 80 foreign exhibitors. Israel is said to be among the exhibitors. The international show showcases agricultural (...)
[Malawi Voice] 31/07/2015
Zambia: 23 Babies Born With HIV Daily Says UNAIDS
[Key Correspondents] UNAIDS' Zambia country director says that despite good progress made in responding to HIV in the last ten years, Zambia is ranked tenth globally for the highest number of people living with HIV.
African football officials to grace Villa@40 fête
Football Club officials from Zambia, DRC, Egypt and Rwanda are expected to join Sports Club Villa officials and fans as they celebrate 40 years of existence at Hotel Africa’s Nile Hall on July 31st. President Yoweri Museveni is expected to preside over the celebrations dubbed Villa@40 that got (...)
Zambia: President Launches Marine Unit
[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has officially launched Zambia's first-ever Special Forces Marine Unit designed to counter acts of aggression on the country's territorial waters.
TAZARA train operations resume in Zambia, board appoints new DPM
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Last week the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) announced the resumption of normal train operations, which were suspended recently in Zambia after unionized members of staff went on an illegal strike on the Zambian (...)
[East African Business Week] 27/07/2015
Age ain’t nothing but a number
“Life is a blast,’ says 102- years -old man as he prepares to marry. At the ripe old age of 102, Samuel Lumbala, a Jamataka resident is excited about life and planning a wedding! Being of Lozi by origin, Lumbala was born in a small village called Lungu in Zambia. He arrived in (...)
Museveni, Lungu discuss bilateral relations
President Yoweri Museveni and his visiting Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu on Thursday discussed bilateral relations between their countries at State House, Entebbe. The duo’s talk, heavily laced with emphasis to deepen ties between the two nations, spanned several areas including trade, mining, (...)
Africa: UN Rights Experts Hail Zambia's Move Away From Death Penalty
[UN News] The United Nations Special Rapporteurs on summary executions, Christof Heyns, and on torture, Juan E. Méndez, welcomed Zambian President Edgar Lungui's decision to commute death sentences of 332 people to life imprisonment, and encouraged the authorities "to take a step further by (...)
Zambia: Zim Owes Zambia U.S. $114 Million
[Times of Zambia] ZIMBABWE still owes Zambia US$114 million in interest accrued in connection with the defunct Central Africa Power Cooperation (CAPCO) which was jointly owned.
Zambia: President Commutes Death Sentences
[AI London] The decision by President Edgar Lungu to commute the sentences of 332 prisoners awaiting death by hanging to life imprisonment is a laudable first step, said Amnesty International today.
Zambia: Journalists Arrested in Lusaka
[CPJ] New York -Zambian authorities have arrested two journalists and accused them of publishing classified documents, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the arrests and calls on Zambian authorities to release them (...)
Solopi quits Malanti Chiefs
SOCCER – Zambia-born mentor David Solopi will not return to Malanti Chiefs next season.
[The Swazi Observer] 12/07/2015
Tanzanite face Young She-polopolo
The Under-20 national women’s soccer team, Tanzanite, kick off their campaign for the Papua New Guinea 2016 U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers today when they take on their Zambian counterparts, Young She-polopolo, at the Azam Chamazi Complex on the outskirt of Dar es Salaam city. The game is (...)
Airtel introduces cross-border money transfers in Niger
Bharti Airtel has revealed the launch of a cross-border money transfer service for its customer’s in Niger. Niger will join three other African countries – the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zambia and Rwanda – where Airtel Money customers can transfer cash, facilitate remittances and (...)
[IT News Africa] 09/07/2015