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Former ACC Director elected to sit on 2019-02-08 06:03:28Former Anti-Corruption Commission Director Agness Kayobo Ngandu has been unanimously elected to sit on the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption.

President Lungu arrives in Western Province 2019-02-08 05:58:20President Edgar Lungu has arrived in Western Province to drum up support for the Patriotic Front Sesheke Parliamentary candidate Dean Masule in the fo

The cost of living for a family of 2019-02-08 05:53:39The cost of living for a family of five in Lusaka has declined by K29, from K5, 424 in December 2018 to K5, 395 in January 2019, the Jesuit Centre for

TIZ asks President Lungu to do the 2019-02-08 05:49:21Transparency international Zambia is disappointed with President Edgar Lungu’s inability to act decisively against corrupt elements in his gover

Zambia has maintained an open door asylum policy-Zambia 2019-02-08 05:38:20Foreign Affairs Minister Joseph Malanji says Zambia has maintained an open door asylum policy that allows refuges to live among citizens. Mr. Malanji

Inonge Wina outlines President Edgar Lungu’s vision of 2019-02-08 03:14:44VICE President Inonge Wina has outlined President Edgar Lungu’s vision of empowering rural communities with a view of reducing poverty and hunge

President Lungu full response on Chitotela Investigation 2019-02-08 02:43:22President Lungu’s Full Response: The suspect in the eyes of the Law enforcement agencies can be arrested and they have chosen to arrest Hon Chit

The Zambia Airports Corporation Limited recorded a positive 2019-02-08 02:18:54Zambia Airports Corporation Communications and Brand Manager Mweembe Sikaulu says the general passenger movement for the period January to December, 2

ZANASU to Pursue Abolishment of Student Living Allowance 2019-02-08 01:31:46The Zambia National Students Union (ZANASU) regrets the decision announced by Minister of Higher Education, Professor Nkandu Luo, to unilaterally remo

World Bank to increase funding to the 2019-02-08 01:27:25The World Bank will increase funding to the Health Systems Strengthening Project because of the positive performance of the project. World Bank Task T

Zambia Airways Board appoints Aviation Expert, Adebe as 2019-02-07 13:48:18The Board of Directors of Zambia Airways (2014) Limited which sat for its inaugural Board meeting today, has appointed Bruk Endeshaw Abebe, as the Chi

It’s regrettable that a lot of lies have 2019-02-07 13:44:59Former Republican President Rupiah Banda says it is regrettable that a lot of lies have been told about Zambia’s economy being bleak. Mr. Banda


KAZUNGULA BRIDGE TO BOOST REVENUE 2019-02-08 04:58:45National Development Planning Minister Alexander Chiteme says the Kazungula Bridge will boost government’s revenue collection through enhanced t

ZRA TOLD TO ENGAGE CROSS-BORDER TRADERS 2019-02-08 04:58:44Government has advised the Zambia Revenue Authority -ZRA- at Katimamulilo Border in Western Province to engage cross border traders to curb smuggling.

IMPROVE FARM WORKERS’ CONDITIONS-SIMUKOKO 2019-02-08 04:58:43Labour Minister Joyce Simukoko has directed Central Province Permanent Secretary Bernard Chomba and the Labour Commissioner Lloyd Kaziya to immediatel

“REDUCING RURAL POVERTY IS LUNGU’S VISION” 2019-02-08 04:58:42Vice President Inonge Wina says President Edgar Lungu’s vision of empowering rural communities is aimed at reducing poverty. Mrs. Wina says the

STOP IT!! ECL SOUNDS WARNING 2019-02-07 16:59:25  President Edgar Lungu has warned Patriotic Front -PF founding members to stop blocking people from joining the party simply because they want t

DESK PROJECT TAKEN SERIOUSLY 2019-02-07 16:59:24  General Education Minister, David Mabumba says the ministry will work closely with the ministry of higher education to identify youth groups in

FUEL PRICES MAY REDUCE-GOVT 2019-02-07 16:59:23  The Ministry of Energy says it is looking at modalities to reduce fuel prices. Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa says the Energy Regulation Boar

HEALTH SECTOR RECEIVES BOOST 2019-02-07 16:59:22    The World Bank says it will increase funding to the Health Systems Strengthening Project. World Bank Task Team Leader for Zambia Health

ECL LEAVES CHITOTELA’S FIRING TO COURTS 2019-02-07 16:59:21  President Edgar Lungu says he will Only fire Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister, Ronald Chitotela if the court finds him guilty of

ECL DATES ETHIOPIA 2019-02-07 16:59:20  President Edgar Lungu is scheduled to travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend the African Union, 32nd Ordinary Session of the Heads of State

POLITICAL PARTIES CONFIDENT 2019-02-06 15:58:48  Political Parties contesting the Sesheke by election have expressed confidence of scooping the seat. PF Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri sa

SORRY, NOT NEXT SITTING-GOVT 2019-02-06 15:58:47  Information and Broadcasting Permanent Secretary Chanda Kasolo says   the Access to Information Bill will not be presented in the nex

Newstime Africa

Secretary-General Appoints Ibrahim Thiaw of Mauritania Executive Secretary, 2019-02-01 14:31:47NEW YORK –  PRN Africa — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Bureau of the Con

President Ramaphosa to deliver State of the Nation 2019-02-01 14:28:53PRETORIA, South Africa – PRN Africa  — President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday, 7 February 2019, deliver the last State...

Zambian Rugby goes Digital 2019-02-01 14:25:24LUSAKA, Zambia – February 1, 2019 — The year 2019 has started on a good note for the Zambia Rugby...

UK signs Eastern and Southern Africa trade continuity 2019-02-01 14:22:25LONDON – PRN Africa  — Trade Policy Minister George Hollingbery signed the trade continuity agreement in London with a number...

Two Cameroonian journalists detained while covering opposition gathering 2019-02-01 14:20:08NEW YORK –  PRN Africa  — -Authorities in Cameroon should immediately release journalists Théodore Tchopa and David Eyeng

Latest Disease Outbreak News on Ebola virus disease 2019-02-01 14:14:44GENEVA  – PRN Africa  — The Ministry of Health (MoH), WHO and partners continue to respond to an outbreak of...

UN expert group on people of African descent 2019-02-01 14:10:59GENEVA – PRN Africa  — The United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent will carry out...

Mass-graves found of at least 535 killed during 2019-02-01 14:05:23MELBOURNE, Vic., Australia – PRN Africa — In mid-January, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, said that according to “credible.

‘Open, cordial, and frank discussions’ held over future 2019-02-01 14:01:22NEW YORK – PRN Africa — President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire, welcomed top UN official...

Conflict-driven hunger worsens 2019-02-01 13:57:22ROME –  PRN Africa  — The situation in the eight places in the world with the highest number of people...

Extreme weather hit 60 million people in 2018, 2019-02-01 13:53:47NEW YORK – PRN Africa — The study cited by the agency, from the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology...

East End Lions Football Club Chairman Anthony Navo 2019-01-27 07:48:07 Victory For East End Lions –  The Chairman of East End Lions Football Club in Sierra Leone, Ambassador Anthony Navo,...

Zambia Reports

Banned ‘Power’ Contained Viagra, reveals Govt 2019-02-07 14:58:32The banned Power SX energy drink manufactured by Revin Zambia Limited based in Ndola contained sildenafil citrate, a component used in Viagra, the gov

Police Inspector Sued for Wrongfully Detaining 2 Chirundu 2019-02-07 14:55:15Two residents of Chirundu’s Chibamba village have sued Chirundu Police Inspector a Mr Kasumu for wrongful detention after they were suspected of

Lungu to Attend AU Summit in Addis 2019-02-07 07:42:53President Edgar Lungu will join other heads of state at the 32nd African Union (AU) ordinary summit. Foreign Affairs Minister Joe Malanji said Preside

Zamtel Installs Free Wi-Fi on Mazhandu Buses 2019-02-07 07:31:42Zamtel, Zambia’s largest telecommunications company, has partnered with Mazhandu Family Bus Services to provide free Wi-Fi on board all the tran

Too Many Lies Being Told about Our Economy, 2019-02-07 05:54:43Former president Rupiah Banda has said it is unfortunate that a lot lies are being told about the state of Zambia’s economy. Speaking in Johanne

GBM says Chitotela’s Arrest isn’t About Corruption Fight 2019-02-07 04:49:24UPND vice-president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, commonly known as GBM, has said the Anti-Corruption Commission’s arrest of infrastructure and housin

Trial Continues in Court Officials’ Drug Case 2019-02-07 04:39:29Trial in the matter in which a Lusaka Magistrate and senior court officials are accused of stealing cocaine has continued in the Lusaka Magistrates Co

2 Lusaka clergymen deny possessing counterfeit notes 2019-02-06 23:26:12Two Lusaka clergymen, along with ten others, have pleaded not guilty to being in possession of over K100, 000 counterfeit notes. Bishop Martin Matafwa

Govt probes Scott’s book 2019-02-06 09:58:48Government has instituted investigations into former Vice-President Dr Guy Scott’s newly released book that reveals the cause of death of former

MMD Die Hard Youths Fail to Stop Mumba’s 2019-02-06 09:47:41MMD Die Hard youths were today blocked from stopping MMD faction leader Nevers Mumba’s programme on United Voice Radio Station for “masque

ConCourt allows PeP Leader to File Proceedings Out 2019-02-06 07:54:55The Constitutional Court has granted leave to Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP) Party Leader Sean Tembo to file the record of proceedings out of ti

Zambia’s Mining Story Shines at Cape Town Indaba 2019-02-06 07:44:29The Zambian mining story is shining on the sidelines of the ongoing Mining Indaba in Cape Town. London Stock Exchange-listed Zamsort has scored a mile

Times of Zambia

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

UK resumes health sector funding 2019-02-06 01:39:16By JAMES KUNDA THE United Kingdom (UK) has resumed funding to Zambia’s health sector after a five-month freeze over concerns of donor aid misapp

Chitotela arrested 2019-02-06 01:33:24By KASONDE KASONDE – HOUSING and Infrastructure Development Minister Ronald Chitotela has been arrested and charged with two counts of concealin

BREAKING NEWS: ACC Arrests Chitotela 2019-02-05 12:43:23For more, get a copy of Times of Zambia newspaper or eTimes copy at www.timesepaper.com

Ndola woman kills hubby after nshima dispute 2019-02-05 03:09:11By STEPHANIE KUNDA A NDOLA housewife has allegedly killed her husband after a dispute with her stepson over who should cook nshima. The woman asked he

Arrows aim at Mighty 2019-02-02 04:45:38By NDINAWE SIMPELWE – ‘MIGHTY’ Mufulira Wanderers have a chance to take sole leadership of Stream-A of the MTN-FAZ Super Division wh

ZCCM-IH boss Kasolo fired 2019-02-02 03:52:20By CHUSA SICHONE – THE ZCCM-Investment Holdings chief executive officer, Pius Kasolo, has been relieved of his duties by the board, with immedia

Brother, sister in court for incest 2019-02-02 03:45:44By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – A MAN and his blood sister yesterday appeared in a Lusaka Magistrate’s Court for alleged incest. The two, who

State House exposes bogus ad media firm 2019-02-02 03:44:17By CHUSA SICHONE – A SCAM has been unearthed in which a billboard advertising media company is allegedly going round ‘bullying’ chie

2019-01-29 06:27:10By Shamaoma Musonda WORLD football governing body (FIFA) has lifted the two-year ban slapped on celebrated football star Kalusha Bwalya. A brief state