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Shepolopolo eye COSAFA final debut 2019-08-07 08:32:18Shepolopolo are 90 minutes away from their debut COSAFA Women’s Cup final appearance when they face Botswana in Thursday’s semifinals in P

HH’s dilemma? 2019-08-07 07:58:42By Chimwemwe Mwanza What we know and understand about politicians is shaped by their actions precisely why posture, decorum and empathy are some of th

Six Zesco players set for Manzini after visa 2019-08-07 07:37:15Zesco United’s six players who did not travel to eSwatini with the team on Tuesday will join them in Manzini tomorrow. The Kenyan duo of striker

UNZA to construct two lecture theatres 2019-08-07 07:10:59The University of Zambia has commenced construction of two lecture theatres each with sitting capacity for 350 students at a total of K27. 3 million.

PF accuses Kalaba of not pointing out tribalism 2019-08-07 07:03:37The Patriotic Front in Lusaka Province says it is horrified by Democratic Party leader Harry Kalaba’s unwarranted and unprovoked attacks on Pres

Zambia’s parliament highly ranked in SADC 2019-08-07 06:42:33Speaker of the National Assembly Dr. Patrick Matibini says Zambia’s Parliament is highly rated in the SADC region and African continent as whole

Chitotela pledges to build on the success of 2019-08-07 06:33:53Tourism Arts Minister Ronald Chitotela has called on the Tourism Council of Zambia to start position itself as Zambia works at actualizing the quest o

Recent EAZ statements are disturbing – Musokotwane 2019-08-07 06:24:08Former Finance Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane has described as disturbing, the recent statements coming from the Economics Association of Zambia. Dr M

Wedson’s Baroka go top in South Africa 2019-08-07 04:23:54Wedson Nyirenda’s side Baroka FC are at the top of the South African PSL table after Tuesday’s away victory over 2016/2017 champions Bidwe

Donashano Malama defends move to Black Leopards 2019-08-07 02:51:41Zambia midfielder Donashano Malama has defended his decision to change three clubs in 18 months. Malama has this week joined South African PSL side Bl

Catherine Phiri To Fight Annan 2019-08-06 07:36:09Former World Boxing Council Champion Catherine Phiri will face Ghanaian Boxer Yarkor Annan in a non-title Super Bantamweight international bout to be

Zambia, China are all weather friends – Ambassador 2019-08-06 07:29:54Zambia will always express gratitude for the cooperation and support it receives from the People’s Republic of China. Zambia’s Ambassador

Newstime Africa

Megaphone Diplomacy – You Can Fool Some People 2019-08-03 17:33:06It is an open secret that the relationship between our 2 major political parties, the SLPP and APC is one...

Non Violence is the Supreme Law of Life 2019-08-01 15:48:02The recent spate of violence on the streets has become a recurrent eyesore to all well meaning Sierra Leoneans. It...

As the President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada 2019-07-30 07:02:15The Publisher and Managing Editor of Newstime Africa, Mr Ahmed M. Kamara has offered a reward of 10,000 USD for...

Men and HIV: how poverty, violence and inequality 2019-07-29 14:06:29A closer look at men in South Africa reveals a very complicated picture. Shutterstock Andrew Gibbs, South African Medical Research...

How ‘bride price’ reinforces negative stereotypes: a Ghanaian 2019-07-29 13:38:56The practice of bride price has evolved. MaxPixel/Wiki Commons Stephen Baffour Adjei, University of Education Marriage is an institution common...

WhatsApp played a big role in the Nigerian 2019-07-29 09:36:45Supporters of Nigeria’s All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, at a rally earlier this year. EPA-EFE/Stri

The Corruption of every government begins with Principles 2019-07-29 09:07:29Sierra Leoneans woke up to breaking news (pardon the pun) last week that thieves broke into the house of one...

The Denial of Racism is a form of 2019-07-27 09:24:07One of the best known confessions in the history of mankind was made by Martin Niemöller, and this could be...

Top African music superstars Tiwa Savage, Mr Eazi, 2019-07-17 16:31:30Music superstar Beyonce, has produced an album that will be featured on the remake of the Disney classic The Lion...

South African probe into corruption features star witness 2019-07-17 13:18:19Former South African President Jacob Zuma. GCIS Mark Swilling, Stellenbosch University It’s been almost a year since the Commission of...

IMF says it cares about inequality. But will 2019-07-17 13:12:13The IMF headquarters in Washington DC. Shutterstock Timon Forster, Freie Universität Berlin; Bernhard Reinsberg, University of Glasgow, and Thoma

Zambia Reports

12 Kitwe Liquor Traders Summoned For Breaching Law 2019-08-07 08:56:25Twelve (12) liquor dealers in Kitwe have been summoned by Kitwe City Council for operating beyond stipulated hours and conducting business in unsanita

Kapiri Police Arrest 6 Ex-Prisoners Over Theft 2019-08-07 08:45:02Police in Kapiri Mposhi have arrested six former convicts who have been terrorising residents with a spate of house break-ins and thefts. Police have

Zambian Parliament Highly Rated in SADC-Matibini 2019-08-07 07:28:58Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Patrick Matibini says the Zambian Parliament is highly rated in the SADC region and African continent. Dr Matibini

Kitwe Court Places Boy on Probation for Stealing 2019-08-07 07:21:57The Kitwe Magistrate Court has placed a 17-year-old boy on one year probation for allegedly stealing bags of charcoal. This is a matter in which the j

Chiengi Pharmacist Arrested for Defilement 2019-08-07 07:10:06A 29-year-old Pharmacist in Chiengi District in Luapula Province has been arrested for alleged defiliment. Humphrey Sambwa of Chiengi Town Compound is

Musokotwane Counsels EAZ 2019-08-07 04:45:21Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane, the UPND chairperson for economic affairs, has said the Economics Association of Zambia’s mandate must extend beyond m

GIAP Buys Manda Hill Mall 2019-08-07 04:42:33Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit) Growthpoint Investec African Properties (GIAP) has successfully concluded the 100% acquisition of Manda Hill shopp

ZRA CG’s Furniture Part of Conditions 2019-08-07 04:36:51Dear editor, I’ve come across a story online where the Commissioner General of the Zambia Revenue Authority is being accused of a scam involving

ZRA Internal Auditor Siyunyi’s Contract Wasn’t Renewed For 2019-08-07 01:08:59The Zambia Revenue Authority did not renew the contract for chief internal auditor Kwibisa Siyunyi, the husband to Director of Public Prosecutions Lil

ZRA Recovers K2m From Dubiously Imported Heavy Duty 2019-08-07 01:02:46The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has recovered K2 million in taxes  from owners of 356 heavy duty vehicles impounded for dubiously entering Zam

Zambia to Undergo 3rd Peer Review in Mining 2019-08-06 09:32:05Justice Minister Given Lubinda has said Zambia will have her third voluntary review of the Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) in areas of Mining and

Five Die in Road Accident 2019-08-06 09:26:53Five people have died while one has survived serious injuries in a road accident that happened on the Great East Road on Saturday. The accident happen

Times of Zambia

3 nabbed in Kitwe as rival 2019-08-05 05:02:12By ESTHER NG’ANDU – POLICE in Kitwe on Saturday arrested three people after two rival gangs of Kandabwe and Saint Anthony townships fought

China pledges more aid to Zambia 2019-08-05 04:52:02From CHILA NAMAIKO in Beijing China – CHINA says it is willing to offer more assistance to Zambia to help speed up Government’s objectives

EL courts the grassroots 2019-08-05 04:50:37By STEVEN ZANDE – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has said that he wants to interact with the grassroots in Northwestern Province so that he could know wh

Inmates to vote…We are ready to have them 2019-08-05 04:47:55By Chusa Sichone – THE Zambia Correctional Service (ZCS) says it is ready to allow inmates to vote in the 2021 general elections in line with th

Zambia 15s charge up for Kenya 2019-08-02 06:56:47By RONALD CHAWE – ZAMBIA 15s team coach Lawrence Njovu says his team will be going for a win when they battle African heavyweight Kenya this wee

CBU to re-open…Expelled students get reprieve 2019-08-02 03:15:04By KASONDE KASONDE  and JANE MWANSA – COPPERBELT University (CBU) will re-open on August 19 and suspensions slapped on six students have be

Govt seeks K10bn supplementary budget 2019-08-02 03:13:24By STEVEN ZANDE – THE Government has proposed a K9.8 billion supplementary budget to finance foreign and domestic debt repayment, the purchase o

Chop the deadwood, Miti directed 2019-08-02 03:07:05By JAMES KUNDA – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has directed new Secretary to the Cabinet, Simon Miti, to immediately retire tired senior civil servants

‘Revisit 48 orphaned houses’ …EL tells ACC curious 2019-08-02 03:02:09By JAMES KUNDA and THANDIWE MOYO – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has directed a further probe into the case in which the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC

Protecting whistle-blowers in defilement cases 2019-07-30 08:07:25By JESSIE NGOMA-SIMENGWA – THE call to protect whistle blowers in defilement cases is taking the centre stage in measures aimed at reducing the

Reuters: Zambia News

UPDATE 1-Zambian will delay sales tax until January, 2019-08-02 10:53:16LUSAKA, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Zambia will delay implementing a new sales tax until January 2020 to allow for further refinement of the law, Finance Minist

Zambia finance minister says to delay sales tax 2019-08-02 10:29:13LUSAKA, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Zambia will delay the implementation of a new sales tax until January 2020 to allow for further refinement of the law, Finan

Australian private equity firm EMR weighs copper mines 2019-07-30 23:57:24MELBOURNE, July 31 (Reuters) - Australian private equity firm EMR Capital is considering selling its four copper mining assets through an initial publ

Soccer-Kompany's Anderlecht player-manager debut ends in defeat 2019-07-28 11:26:51BRUSSELS, July 28 (Reuters) - Vincent Kompany's debut as player-coach of Anderlecht ended in a shock 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Oostende in the

UPDATE 1-Zambia finance minister sees 2019 GDP growth 2019-07-25 07:56:57LUSAKA, July 25 (Reuters) - Zambia's economy is projected to grow by around 2.5% this year, down from an initial projection of almost 4%, Finance Min

Zambia finance minister sees 2019 GDP growth at 2019-07-25 07:03:03LUSAKA, July 25 (Reuters) - Zambia's economy is projected to grow around 2.5 percent this year, down from an initial projection of almost 4 percent,

UPDATE 2-South African court blocks Zambian plan to 2019-07-23 10:53:56JOHANNESBURG/LUSAKA, July 23 (Reuters) - South Africa's High Court on Tuesday has ordered the Zambian government to halt the sale of Vedanta Resource

Zambia presses on with liquidating Vedanta unit assets 2019-07-23 09:05:03LUSAKA, July 23 (Reuters) - Zambia said on Tuesday it was proceeding with the liquidation of Vedanta Resources’ Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) even

South African court grants urgent interdict halting disposal 2019-07-23 04:24:25JOHANNESBURG, July 23 (Reuters) - South Africa's High Court on Tuesday granted an urgent interdict halting the wind-up proceedings by a provisional l

Soccer-AFCON defies logic to turn event into unexpected 2019-07-20 07:52:33CAIRO, July 20 (Reuters) - Played in the searing heat of the Egyptian summer, against a backdrop of chaos in the regional governing body CAF and enlar