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UNZA sets up a printing company, targets ballot 2019-04-03 05:35:39The University of Zambia has commissioned a K10.5 million ultra modern commercial printer. During the commissioning ceremony at the UNZA Vice Chancell

PF Government slashes fees in public schools 2019-04-03 05:29:11The Zambian Government has announced that it has reduced all fees paid in public and grant aided schools with effect from next term General Education

Kambwili urges Roan residents to reject PF 2019-04-03 05:19:49National Democratic Congress Consultant Chishimba Kambwili has urged the people of Roan to reject the PF government because the ruling leadership is d

ZESCO denies talks on Bulk Supply Agreement with 2019-04-03 05:12:09Power Utility Company Zesco Limited has denied being in talks with CEC for the re-negotiation of the Bulk Supply Agreement. ZESCO has disassociated it

Zambian farmers tipped on preparing for climate change 2019-04-03 04:43:38Zambia is part of the global community and will not be exempt from the impact of climate change. As a result, there will be need for stakeholders to e

Roberto releases “Beautiful” music video 2019-04-03 04:32:18Roberto released the video for his single “Beautiful”  

Nkana legend Stone Chibwe is 2019-04-03 01:51:42Nkana legend and former Zambia international Stone Chibwe has died in Kitwe after a short illness. The former KK 11 player died on Tuesday evening at

Kambwili, AVIC workers freed 2019-04-03 01:02:51Th State has entered a Nolle Prosequi in the case in which NDC Consultant Chisamba Kambwili was charged with unlawful assembly. Dr Kambwili was arrest

Haabazoka calls for an intergrated approach to development 2019-04-03 01:01:57Economics Association of Zambia President Lubinda Haabazoka says there is need to start looking at an integrated approach towards national economic de

Catholic Church in Zambia urges its members to 2019-04-03 01:00:50As the Church continues celebrating Lent, a season of intensified prayer, fasting and almsgiving, Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) preside

Zambia, Botswana to incorporate Zimbabwe in Kazungula bridge 2019-04-02 07:52:50The Republic of Zambia and the Republic of Botswana have agreed to incorporate Zimbabwe as an equity partner on the Kazungula Bridge project and furth

President Masisi calls for a peaceful South Africa 2019-04-02 07:50:49President of the Republic of Mokgweetsi Masisi has joined President Edgar Lungu in the call to end xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Dr Masisi noted

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The dying art of conversation – has technology 2019-03-29 15:11:12shutterstock Melanie Chan, Leeds Beckett University What with Facetime, Skype, Whatsapp and Snapchat, for many people, face-to-face conversation is us

Theresa May loses another Brexit vote: here’s why 2019-03-29 14:21:32Kenneth Armstrong, University of Cambridge On the day that the United Kingdom was supposed to exit from the European Union,...

Central Mali: Top UN genocide prevention official sounds 2019-03-29 13:58:32NEW YORK, 28 March 2019 – PRN Africa  — The assault on the villages of Ogossagou and Welingara, populated with...

East African court rules that Tanzania’s Media Services 2019-03-29 13:52:23NEW YORK – PRN Africa  — The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomed a ruling today by the East African Court...

Ebola virus disease – a rise in 2019-03-29 13:44:05GENEVA, 28 March 2019 – PRN Africa  — The ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the North Kivu and...

Russia responds to Mueller report: Moscow wins, Putin 2019-03-27 14:52:04Cars pass the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, March 25, 2019. AP/Pavel Golovkin Cynthia Hooper, College of the Holy Cross “A...

Africa Investment Forum: Partners reaffirm commitment to close 2019-03-27 14:34:29ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 27 March 2019 –  PRN Africa / — The African Development Bank, heads of 34 leading financial...

Minister Sisulu says the time has come for 2019-03-26 14:04:10PRETORIA – South Africa, 25 March 2019 – PRN Africa  — The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu,

The death rate for mothers having C-sections is 2019-03-25 14:13:05Maternal mortality is much higher in Africa than in high-income countries. Shutterstock Bruce M Biccard, University of Cape Town The...

African Development Bank, Tony Elumelu Foundation, partner to 2019-03-25 13:57:23ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 25 March 2019 – PRN Africa — The African Development Bank and the Tony Elumelu Foundation have...

Didier Reynders strongly condemns the violent attack of 2019-03-25 13:52:35BRUSSELS, 24 March 2019 – PRN Africa — Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defence Didier...

African tech talent touches down in London to 2019-03-25 13:43:11LONDON – 25 March 2019 – PRN Africa  –Twenty of Africa’s innovative and exciting tech startups have arrived in London...

Zambia Reports

Lungu Warns: We’ll Close UNZA and CBU If 2019-04-03 11:57:30President Edgar Lungu has threatened closure of the Copperbelt University (CBU) and the University of Zambia should the students continue to damage pu

Armed Robbers Kill Chibombo Guard 2019-04-03 10:44:44Armed robbers yesterday killed a security guard at Arizona outlet in Chibombo and stole an undisclosed amount of money and property. The criminals bro

Mulongoti Discharged from Hospital 2019-04-03 10:36:11People’s Party president  Mike Mulongoti  who was hospitalised at Awryp Medical Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa has been discha

Lungu Unveils Expanded Mukuba University 2019-04-03 10:24:24President Edgar Lungu has commissioned the completed phase one of expansion works at Mukuba University in Kitwe constructed at a cost of K74 million.

OPINION: Fact-Checking Day: We All Missed It, Didn’t 2019-04-03 10:09:11Yesterday, April 2, was International Fact-Checking Day. This day which is being promoted by the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) in partner

Lundazi Woman Pours Hot Water on Hubby 2019-04-03 07:57:00Police in Lundazi have arrested a 28-year-old woman for pouring hot water on her husband after a domestic dispute. Eastern Province police commissione

Opposition Want to Get Power through Back Door, 2019-04-03 06:32:15President Edgar Lungu has accused the opposition of causing political violence so that they could push for a government of national unity. And the pea

CB Cops ‘Hunt’ For 3 Armed Robbers 2019-04-03 06:24:31Police on the Copperbelt are looking for three armed robbers following a robbery on Monday in which the suspects stole K218, 612 from two Mega Eggs ca

Govt Cuts School Fees 2019-04-03 06:19:16General education minister David Mabumba has announced a reduction in school fees in all government schools across the country. Mabumba said in Parlia

AVIC To Resume Road Works in Kitwe 2019-04-03 06:14:04AVIC International is set to resume road works in Kitwe that were suspended in January due to heavy rains. AVIC International had suspended the rehabi

Ex-ZB Accountant Jailed for Theft 2019-04-02 07:41:40The Lusaka Magistrates’ Court has convicted and sentenced former Zambia Breweries accountant Geoffrey Mulenga Chanda for fraudulent false accoun

Kambwili Gets Nolle: DPP Halts Unlawful Assembly Case 2019-04-02 06:46:05The Director of Public Prosecutions has entered a nolle prosequi in a matter where NDC leader Chishimba Kambwili was charged with  unlawful assem

Times of Zambia

Woman rights for prisoners…ZCS considering conjugal visits for 2019-04-02 03:19:33By Chusa Sichone – ZAMBIA Correctional Service (ZCS) Commissioner General Chisela Chileshe says plans are underway to introduce conjugal visits

Choma villagers share shallow wells with livestock 2019-04-02 03:12:40By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI  – AS the drought continues in Southern Province and bore holes dry up, a serious water crisis has left residents of C

EL launches Mukuba University campus works today 2019-04-02 03:11:38PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu is today expected to commission the newly expanded phase 0ne construction works at Mukuba University Campus in Kitwe on the Copp

Security patrols intensified in Lochinvar 2019-04-02 02:37:35By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI  – THE Government has intensified security patrols in the Lochinvar National Park in Monze following increased reports

Media stakeholders set May 9, 10 for 2019-04-02 02:36:58By REBECCA MUSHOTA MEDIA stakeholders and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting have agreed to meet on May 9 and May 10 this year to come up wi

Opposition to National Dialogue Bill academic – Kabimba 2019-04-02 02:34:31By JAMES KUNDA – RAINBOW Party General Secretary Wynter Kabimba has said any opposition towards the National Dialogue for Constitutional Refinem

What a father! 2019-03-30 12:16:38IT is pleasing to see how some parents have been supportive to their children from their childhood to the time they become adults and are able to look

Kifubwa Rock unveils hidden N/W treasures 2019-03-30 12:15:00A CLEAR air environs the place as it is approached, while the sun rises from the heavens. A dusty road bordered by anthills and dry scrubland provides

Mystery about who stole my company car (part 2019-03-30 12:13:46IT’S not often to hear company cars stolen from company car parks where security is supposed to be impregnable, is it? SIMON MWALE concludes nar

Zambia has increased access to HIV/AIDS, reproductive health 2019-03-30 12:05:13From MOSES CHIMFWEMBE  in Nairobi, Kenya – THE Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ) says the country has recorded tremendous str

Reuters: Zambia News

UPDATE 1-Zambia delays replacing VAT with sales tax 2019-03-29 06:16:52LUSAKA, March 29 (Reuters) - Zambia will delay replacing Value Added Tax (VAT) with a non-refundable sales tax for three months until July, Finance Mi

Zambia delays replacing VAT with sales tax until 2019-03-29 05:44:02LUSAKA, March 29 (Reuters) - Zambia will delay replacing Value Added Tax (VAT) with a non-refundable sales tax until July, from planned date in April,

Coffee growers, future crops at risk amid low 2019-03-27 12:20:28BOGOTA, March 27 (Reuters) - Global coffee growers are being forced into poverty by low international prices for the crop, farmers' representatives s

Soccer-South Africa secure last berth at Cup of 2019-03-24 15:45:44JOHANNESBURG, March 24 (Reuters) - South Africa booked the last place at the African Cup of Nations finals with a 2-1 away win over Libya thanks to Pe

UPDATE 3-Soccer-Burundi qualify for first African Cup of 2019-03-23 17:19:18* Cameroon, Guinea Bissau and Namibia secure berths in finals

Vedanta Resources appoints new CEO for Zambian unit 2019-03-22 10:56:36LUSAKA, March 22 (Reuters) - Vedanta Resources has appointed Christopher Sheppard as the new chief executive officer for its Zambian unit Konkola Copp

Kariba hydro power dam cuts output as water 2019-03-21 03:04:16LUSAKA, March 21 (Reuters) - Zambia and Zimbabwe have cut power generation at the Kariba dam by almost 600 megawatts (MW) after a drastic fall in wate

Zambia bans energy drink with male sex booster 2019-03-20 13:35:00LUSAKA, March 20 (Reuters) - Zambia banned an energy drink on Wednesday after it was shown to have been adulterated with the male sex booster Viagra,

Two killed in accident at Glencore's Zambian mine 2019-03-19 10:24:30LUSAKA, March 19 (Reuters) - Two workers died in an accident at Glencore's Zambian operation Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) on Tuesday, prompting it to su

UPDATE 1-Zambia external debt rose to over $10