U.S. Funding Helps Control HIV in Four Nations
[State Department] Today, the United States announced that through support from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) four African countries are approaching control of their HIV epidemics.
SA, Zambia Must Fulfil Trade Commitments
[SAnews.gov.za] Zambian Finance Minister Felix Mutati says South African and Zambian companies must build on the commitments made by the Heads of State of the two countries.
Trade and Industry On Zambia Opening Doors to Trade With South Africa
[Govt of SA] Zambia is open for business, but Zambian companies must not only expect the South African companies to come and invest, they must also stand up and go to South Africa for business. This was said by the Zambian Minister of Finance, Mr Felix Mutati. He was speaking at the start of the two-day Trade and Investment Mission that started in Lusaka yesterday. The mission is organised by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti)
Were, Timbe Score in Respective Fixtures
[Nation] Kenyan international duo Jesse Were and Ayub Timbe scored for their respective clubs over the weekend.
Zambian Chevening Scholars Donate to Charity
[PR Newswire] London -The Acting High Commissioner Andrew Hamilton has commended the Zambian Chevening Alumni for donating eight (8) computers and a financial donation to a charity in Lusaka.
'Zambia Week' to Be Held in China to Strengthen Ties
[Focac] Lusaka -Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina is expected to grace the "Zambia Week" which opens in China this week meant to showcase the country's investment potential, a government official said on Tuesday.
Emergency Powers Threaten Media Freedom
[IFEX] The International Press Institute (IPI) today expressed concern over the imposition of emergency powers in Zambia and recent comments made by the inspector-general of police that some publications could be closed while the 90-day state of emergency was in place.
Kambwili - a Victim of His Own Devices
[Zambia Reports] It is very hard to sympathize with honourable Chishimba Kambwili given that political tragedy that has befallen him. The comrade has finally found out how lonely the political path can be at time.
Is There Lack of Institutions Hampering the Fight Against Corruption?
[OSISA] Despite having a strong legal framework, the fight against corruption in Zambia is still hampered by a lack of compliance, weakened and threatened institutions as well as a lack of confidence in anti-corruption bodies. These observations appear in a 2017 report published by the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA).
Cranes Striker Geoffrey Sserunkuma Leaves KCCA FC
[Monitor] Kampala -The Zambian league is fast becoming a favourite destination for Ugandan players.
Chaponda, Transglobe Boss Spend a Night in Prison
[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Former Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda alongside Director of Transglobe Export Produce Limited, Rashid Tayub spent their Wednesday night at Blantyre Police station pending bail application in court today (Thursday).
Citizens Firmly Defend Democracy, Will They Stand Up Against Lungu?
[The Conversation Africa] After a year of authoritarian backsliding under President Edgar Lungu in their once-proud democracy, Zambians face a choice of futures. Ordinary citizens are clearly disposed to stand by their democratic ideals and reject dictatorship.
Soccer Pundit Canes U-17 Doomsayers
[Zambia Reports] Another of the routine schemes to discredit any strides FAZ president Andrew Kamanga is making in the Zambian game has been exposed.
Three-Star Zambia Complete Swaziland Double
[CAF] Zambia on Saturday effortlessly advanced to the final round of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018 qualifying stage of after a 3-0 home win over Swaziland.
'Do the Right Thing' South African Opposition Tells Lungu
[News24Wire] The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has expressed concern over political developments in Zambia under the leadership of President Edgar Lungu.
Former President Kenneth Kaunda Hospitalised
[Nation] Zambia's first President Kenneth Kaunda has spent his second day in the country's largest hospital following "minor complaints".
Citizens Unhappy With Erosion of Democracy, Survey Shows
[Afrobarometer] Accra -In the face of mounting government repression, ordinary Zambians stand by their firm commitment to democratic ideals, reiterate solid support for institutional checks and balances, and strongly reject one-man rule, a new Afrobarometer survey has found.
Catholic Bishops, Hichilema Confer
[Zambia Reports] The Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) led by His Grace, Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu are in Kabwe to meet incarcerated opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema.
Zambian Truck Drivers Plead for Better Trucker Facilities
[New Era] Swakopmund -Coupled with the many challenges long distance truck drivers face, one of them is the lack of truckport facilities in Namibia, where drivers are sometimes expected to wait for days - even weeks - in limbo conditions, before they are able to do a turnaround trip.
Opposition Recruits Members As Young As 14-Years Old
[Zambia Reports] Opposition party leader Chilufya Tayali has launched an aggressive party recruitment drive opening membership to teenagers as young as 14-years-old.