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Zambia to procure modern equipment for the Army 2019-02-20 06:44:39Defence Minister Davies Chama says Zambia is in the process of procuring modern equipment for its defence forces. Mr. Chama says this was done in orde

Dancing With White Shadows: An Analysis of the 2019-02-20 04:54:48By Henry Kanyanta Sosala PART III Genesis of Cultural Genocide Sociologists explain the underlying role of culture, family, history etc. Actually to b

Chef 187 releases new single “Tuleya Tulekula“ 2019-02-20 03:26:08Chef 187 released a new single titled  “Tuleya Tulekula“. Listen to/ Download the song HERE

Karl Lagerfeld, pioneering fashion designer, has died 2019-02-20 02:25:41Karl Lagerfeld, one of the most influential and recognizable fashion designers of the 20th century, died Tuesday(19th febuary) at the age of 85. The G

I’ll not Apologise, I’ve Succeeded 2019-02-20 02:13:09National Democratic Congress Consultant Chishimba Kambwili has refused to apologise for reprimanding an Indian National who he found operating a compa

Lake Mweru boat capsized due to overloading and 2019-02-20 00:36:52Preliminary Investigations into the marine accident which left 18 people dead when a boat carrying them capsized on Lake Mweru in Nchelenge District o

Senior Chief Musele reassures his subjects that 2019-02-20 00:35:05Senior Chief Musele has reassured his subjects that ground water in his chiefdom is safe to drink after government tests confirmed it was not polluted

Poverty, toxic water and diseases as Zambian mine 2019-02-20 00:25:44By Edward Lange First Quantum Minerals and the Zambian government have been involved in multiple discussions, ranging from the use of dividends by Fir

Kambwili condemned for ranting at an Indian worker 2019-02-19 22:33:01ZAMBIA High Commission in India has said that she is dismayed by the unwarranted verbal attack by Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili directe

New flight routes to Lusaka a sign 2019-02-19 22:30:07ZAMBIA’S Minister of Tourism and Arts Charles Banda says the new flight routes to Lusaka are a sign of increased interest in the country’s

It’s criminal for Mr HH to incite 2019-02-19 06:45:04Lusaka lawyer Tutwa Ngulube and Chief Chikwanda of Mpika have warned that it was a criminal offence for Mr Hichilema to incite the Zambian people to t

Students appeal to President Lungu to prevail over 2019-02-19 06:20:56The Zambia National Students Union (ZANASU) has appealed to the leadership of President Edgar Lungu to help resolve this issue by opening doors to his

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Egypt’s term as AU chair mustn’t distract from 2019-02-20 17:11:38Egyptian President and newly-elected AU Chairperson Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. EPA-EFE/STR Ashwanee Budoo, University of Pretoria and Frans Viljoen, Univer

Why embracing indigenous languages could have major benefits 2019-02-20 16:53:06Early education based on a child’s mother tongue gives them a head start in their literacy and language learning. Shutterstock...

Nigeria’s election delay: why, and what next? 2019-02-20 16:47:39Newspaper headlines following the decision by Nigeria’s National Electoral Commission to delay the country’s poll. EPA-EFE/Jayden Joshua O

Shutting down the internet doesn’t work — but 2019-02-20 16:41:03The Zimbabwean government recently shutdown the internet by ordering mobile companies to withhold mobile data. EPA-EFE/STF George Ogola, University of

South Africa’s finance minister delivers a budget designed 2019-02-20 16:35:56South African Finance MInister Tito Mboweni delivering the 2019 budget speech in parliament. GCIS Seán Mfundza Muller, University of Johannesbu

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, 2019-02-16 14:20:10NEW YORK –  PRN Africa — In a statement on Friday, Mohammed Ibn Chambas, who is also the Secretary-General’s Special...

‘Urgent need’ to stop Mali violence with ‘effective’ 2019-02-13 15:35:29NEW YORK – PRN Africa  — Alioune Tine noted that central and northern areas, where conditions are continuing to worsen,...

Total’s South Africa gas discovery first step towards 2019-02-08 13:44:51JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 7, 2019/ — Gas discovery in the offshore Outeniqua Basin speaks to South Africa’s hidden oil...

Trouble brewing off South Africa’s coast 2019-02-08 13:29:15JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 8, 2019 — In response to the announcement that French oil giant Total has just made...

Call for Applications – the AfDB Next African 2019-02-08 13:15:12ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire – PRN Africa — The African Development Institute of the African Development Bank is implementing the ne

Secretary-General Appoints Mankeur Ndiaye of Senegal Special Representative 2019-02-08 13:12:06NEW YORK – PRN Africa  — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Mankeur Ndiaye o

Global Partners Commit to Step Up the Fight 2019-02-08 13:08:25NEW DELHI – At the kick-off meeting of the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment, leaders, global health organizations, civil society groups..

Zambia Reports

Alternative Route Completed for Kitwe’s Kapompi Area 2019-02-20 07:43:09A by-pass access road for residents of Kapompi Area in Nkana East and Chipata Compound through the Copperbelt University (CBU) has been completed to s

Slow Economic Growth Keeps BoZ Policy Rate at 2019-02-20 07:37:14The slow growth in the economy has forced the Bank of Zambia to maintain the policy rate at 9.57 per cent. The move, according Bank of Zambia governor

Disregard for Expert Advice Led to Collapse of 2019-02-20 07:32:29The recently rehabilitated Kapompi Bridge commissioned by Kwacha Member of Parliament Joseph Malanji has collapsed again because of total disregard fo

ConCourt Dismisses Mutati Faction’s Petition for Recognition 2019-02-20 07:24:47Felix Mutati’s MMD faction has lost a petition in which they wanted the court to declare the latter as legitimate president of the party after t

CAF Re-Instates Bwalya to Executive Committee after FIFA 2019-02-20 07:14:38The Confederation of African Football has re-instated former FAZ president Kalusha Bwalya to its executive committee. Bwalya whose two-year ban from a

HPCZ Threatens Closure of Mbereshi Hospital for Poor 2019-02-20 04:53:16The Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) is back in the news with closure notices, a move that could have led to the removal of Dr Aaron Mujaja

2 Murdered Over Suspected Poisoning of Friend 2019-02-20 04:05:00Two people have been brutally murdered in Mpika for suspected poisoning of one of their friends after a drinking spree last weekend. Muchinga Province

FQM Set To Resume Stalled Water Project in 2019-02-20 03:56:54The long standoff that existed between First Quantum Minerals in Kalumbila District and the Community, leading to the suspension of the mine’s U

Zambia Risks Importing Tainted Mozambican Bananas 2019-02-20 03:50:51Zambia is at risk of importing contaminated bananas from Mozambique in a deal where the Zimbabwean government has agreed to be a conduit of these impo

Speaker Okays UPND Motion against Violence 2019-02-20 01:30:07Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has given a go ahead to the motion by the opposition UPND Choma Central Member of Parliament Corneli

DEC Arrests 4 Farmers for Cultivating Cannabis 2019-02-19 07:12:30The Drug Enforcement Commission in North-Western Province has arrested two small-scale farmers for unlawful cultivation of cannabis weighing over 700

Chitotela Pleads not Guilty to Corruption Charges 2019-02-19 03:43:07Housing and Infrastructure Minister Ronald Chitotela and others have pleaded not guilty to four counts of concealing and possession of property suspec

Times of Zambia

Men praise ban on N’cwala bare chests 2019-02-14 05:59:41By FRANCINA PHIRI – THE Zambian National Men’s Network has hailed Paramount Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni people in Eastern Province for bann

10 players for All Africa Games chess 2019-02-14 05:14:02By RONALD CHAWE – THE Chess Federation of Zambia (CFZ) say it will use the national team second phase trials to select 10 players to compete at

Access Bank-MTN offer integrated money transfer service 2019-02-14 03:51:49By HELEN ZULU – ACCESS Bank Zambia Limited has partnered with MTN Zambia to launch the Mobile Banking Integration in an effort to enhance financ

Mukwita urges Zambia-Slovak ties 2019-02-14 03:49:35By CHATULA KANGALI – ZAMBIA’S Ambassador to Germany Anthony Mukwita has called for economic relations between Zambia and the Slovak Republ

Anglo African Services to invest $1m in Kalulushi 2019-02-14 03:46:06By CHATULA KANGALI – ANGLO African Services Limited intends to construct a Copper-Cobalt, Gypsum and iron oxide processing plant in Kalulushi Di

‘Redesign FISP, save millions’…Cooperatives boss says farmers should 2019-02-14 03:44:58By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – THE Zambia Co-operative Federation (ZCF) says Government can save up to K600 million on the Farmer Input Support Programme

Kalumbila ups mill balls production 2019-02-14 03:43:34By MARTIN MUSUNKA – THE multi-million-dollar mill ball plant established by ME Long Teng Grinding Media in Kalumbila district of North-Western P

Are feminists frustrated, single women? 2019-02-14 03:39:38By MAGGIE MUSANJE BUKOWA – I recently had a conversion with one of my lectures at the University of Zambia (UNZA). We were talking about the Uni

Stakeholders scale up SRH promotion 2019-02-14 03:37:43By HARBGUY MWAMBAZI – GOOD sexual and reproductive health (SRH) is fundamental to socio-economic development. Good SRH, which includes access to

Plastic ban for real 2019-02-14 03:33:33By FRANCINA PHIRI – THE ban on the use of plastic carrier bags and other packaging materials takes effect today, with Government saying there wi

Distribute ‘National Consciousness and Identity’ – Lungu 2019-02-06 01:50:49By REBECCA MUSHOTA – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has tasked the Ministry of National Guidance and Religious Affairs to spearhead the distribution of a

Airtel sued 2019-02-06 01:42:10By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE THREE Kitwe business executives have sued Airtel Zambia Limited in the Lusaka High Court for allegedly withdrawing money fro

Reuters: Zambia News

Zambian finance minister orders clean up of public 2019-02-20 06:10:39LUSAKA, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Zambia's Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe has ordered a clean up of the government payroll to remove all ghost and abs

Zambia's debt weighing on central bank reserves - 2019-02-20 04:47:39LUSAKA, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Debt servicing costs are putting pressure on Zambia's central bank reserves, Bank of Zambia Governor Denny Kalyalya said d

Glencore's Zambian unit suspends operations after three workers 2019-02-08 06:06:08LUSAKA, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Glencore's Zambian unit Mopani Copper Mines Plc said on Friday it had suspended operations at its Mindola north shaft after

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX- Traders expect Nigerian naira, Kenyan shilling to 2019-02-07 09:44:07LAGOS, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The Nigerian naira and Kenyan shilling are expected to be stable next week, while the Ugandan shilling and Zambian kwacha are

FEATURE-Russia, China back nuclear as a clean-power fix 2019-02-07 02:00:00ADDIS ABABA, Feb 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a damp office at Ethiopia's Addis Ababa University, doctoral student Hailu Geremew fantasises ab

UN sees poverty hope in African uptake of 2019-02-05 19:01:00GENEVA, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The spread of state welfare for children around Africa has the potential to make a major dent in global poverty, the United

Zambia infrastructure minister arrested on corruption charge 2019-02-05 12:25:19LUSAKA, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Zambia's infrastructure and housing minister has been charged with concealing property believed to have been bought with th

Zambia receives bids for stake in state mining 2019-02-05 06:34:54CAPE TOWN, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Zambia has received bids from Canada's First Quantum Minerals (FQM) and others for a 17 percent stake in state mining in

Zambia will enforce copper import tax - mining 2019-02-04 09:48:53* Minister talking to mining executives about individual cases

Zambia fires CEO of state mining investment arm 2019-02-01 07:44:51LUSAKA, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Zambia has fired Pius Kasolo, the chief executive of state mining investment arm Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Investment

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Kenyan and Ugandan currencies seen trading firmer 2019-01-31 07:36:01NAIROBI, Jan 31 (Reuters) - The currencies of Kenya and Uganda are seen trading firmer while the currency of Nigeria is seen stable and the currency o

Soccer-Former African Player of the Year Bwalya's ban 2019-01-28 12:49:14ZURICH, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Zambia's former African Footballer of the Year, Kalusha Bwalya, has had his two-year ban from football reduced by FIFA on


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