How Commercial Farms Are Ripping Apart Zambian Communities
[HRW] Zambian President Edgar Lungu recently reacted to news that commercial farms had forcibly evicted rural residents by insisting that investors properly compensate the displaced and "respect the rule of law." But so far, no one seems to be listening.
Zambian Rural Dwellers Threatened With Eviction
[CAJ News] Lusaka -HUNDREDS of families in Zambia are devastated by forced eviction by corporates that have turned the rural dwellers' land into commercial farmers. The commercial farmers have defied an order by President Edgar Lungu compensate the families evicted in the Serenje district in the fertile Central Province. A broad range of investors have bought the farming land, with plots ranging in size from 150 to more than 5 000 hectares. Research by human rights groups has established several thousands more households wer
Ruling Party Youth Accused of Terrorising Residents
[Zambia Reports] PF Kamwala Vice Youth Chairman Richard Soko is allegedly terrorizing residents of Kamwala in Lusaka using the ruling party banner.
Hichilema Advised to Stop Hanging Out With Mumba
[Zambia Reports] MMD die-hard youth national coordinator Gerald Chiluba has accused former party president Dr Nevers Mumba of misleading opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema into not conceding defeat.
Zambia Becomes AFC Member Country
[This Day] Zambia has become the first Southern African member country of the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading development finance institution for infrastructure in Africa.
Sisi, Lungu Tackle Bilateral Relations, Military Cooperation
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held on Tuesday 14/11/2017 a session of talks with his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu, now visiting Egypt.
Lungu 2021 Bid Gains Momentum
[Zambia Reports] The touchy debate about President Edgar Lungu having a go for the third time at the Presidency seems to have gone in high gear.
Bailiffs Pounce On Newspaper Property
[Zambia Reports] Bailiffs have reportedly seized 12 vehicles from the financially troubled Times of Zambia.
President Lungu Heads to Egypt
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu is today expected in Cairo Egypt for a three day State Visit. The Head of State will build on historic ties between Zambia and Egypt on his three day visit.
U20 Regroup for Cosafa
[Zambia Reports] The Zambia Under-20 National Team got down to business on Monday afternoon with coach Numba Mumamba taking the lads through the paces.
Angola and Zambia Seek Strengthened Transport Cooperation
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Transport minister, Augusto da Silva Tom├ís, travelled Saturday to Lusaka, Zambia, to meet local authorities with a view to strengthening cooperation with that neighbouring country in the transport sector.
Hichilema Draws Multitudes to Card Renewal Exercise
[Zambia Reports] Opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema was delighted to see an overwhelming response to the party's card renewal exercise in Lusaka's Mandevu area on Sunday.
Skipper Mweene Promises Lions for Chrismas Present
[Zambia Reports] Chipolopolo skipper Kennedy Mweene has promised soccer fans an early Christmas present by beating Cameroon in tomorrow's formality World Cup qualifying match slated for Levy Mwanawasa stadium in Ndola.
Birthday Boy - President Lungu Turns 61
[Zambia Reports] Find something nice to say about President Edgar Lungu.
Meet The Country's First Female Urologist
[This is Africa] Dr. Mumba Chalwe Zambia's first woman in urology wants her accomplishments to inspire other women and girls, "Like I always say "iron sharpens iron" if women and girls can see fellow women as achievers outside the domestic sphere they can aim higher."
State House Rubbishes Impeachment Claims
[Zambia Reports] State House has responded to impeachment threats by some opposition parliamentarians by saying that the motion cannot succeed.
Farmer Demolishes Houses Belonging to Squatters
[Zambia Reports] A commercial farmer in Kitwe's Twalima Farm bloc has demolished over five illegal houses in his area.
VP Wina Votes With Opposition in Parliament
[Zambia Reports] Vice President Inonge Wina has apologized for mistakenly voting with the opposition on a private member's motion moved by Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili urging the government to expedite the payment of terminal benefits to all former government employees who retired prior to 5th January, 2016.
Beverage Firm to Complete Zambia Brewery Acquisition Next Year
[The Herald] Delta Corporation Limited says the transaction for the acquisition of National Brewery Zambia (Natbrew) is expected to be completed by March next year as the beverages maker consolidates its position as a multi- beverages firm in the region. Delta said it would acquire a majority stake in Natbrew in order to boost its multi beverage strategy. Natbrew is the leading sorghum beer producer in Zambia whose products are marketed under the Chibuku brand.
District Commissioner Orders Closure of 4 Bus Stations
[Zambia Reports] Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu has ordered the closure of four illegal bus stations with immediate effect.