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Felix Mutati calls on the authorities to New! 2020-01-21 23:50:06Former Finance Minister Felix Mutati has called on Authorities to urgently resolve the impasse between power utility company Zesco and the Copperbelt

Parliament will proceed to consider Bill 10, it New! 2020-01-21 23:44:51Justice Minister given Lubinda says he will not withdraw the Constitution Amendment Bill 10 of 2019 in the next session of parliament. Mr Lubinda says

Zambia interested in buying tractors from Belarus tractors New! 2020-01-21 23:33:37The Zambian government has expressed interest in getting Belarusian tractors. Ways to acquire them were discussed as Director-General of the Belarusia

Government has invested $55.4 million in Western Province New! 2020-01-21 23:26:52President Edgar Lungu says promoting cashew nut production is one of the effective measures for supporting alternative livelihoods, and climate change

Tunisia Lurks For Chipolopolo On The Road to New! 2020-01-21 15:23:44The Africa zone 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup draws were made on Tuesday evening in Cairo and Zambia know their group stage opponents. Chipolopolo are in

Sliding Zesco United Seek First Win in 2020 New! 2020-01-21 15:05:15Zesco United on Wednesday continue their battle to record their first competitive win in 2020 when they visit Buildcon in a Ndola derby at Levy Mwanaw

Churches urge government to declare food crisis to 2020-01-21 05:52:43Churches in Zambia have called on the government of the country to declare a food crisis to unlock international help. The President of the Zambia Con

Africa Confidential reports that Construction of Kafue Gorge 2020-01-21 05:50:46The Construction of the $2bn Kafue Gorge Lower hydropower station, which was expected to start generating power this year, is stalled after Zesco fail

Screen Chinese nationals in Zambia for the “mysterious” 2020-01-21 05:46:10The opposition UPND says it is concerned about the outbreak of a virus in China and its possible spread to Zambia. “We would like to appeal to t

Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary Elias Kamanga sent 2020-01-21 05:45:01Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary Elias Kamanga has been placed on a 30 day forced leave. He was forced to vacate his office for incompetency and sh

Zambia and Angola need to implement the 2020-01-20 23:45:49President Edgar Lungu has said that there is a need for Zambia and Angola to actualize the signed agreements in an effort to cement relations, adding

President Lungu calls upon the international 2020-01-20 23:38:06President Edgar Lungu has called upon the international community to help address the current effects of floods being experienced in some parts of the

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Mob Kills 24 Year Old In Kalulushi, Suspecting 2020-01-21 13:33:42A 24 year old man in Kalulushi District has been murdered while four others are battling for their lives in Kalulushi General Hospital. The five were

Chipolopolo Drawn against Tunisia in Qatar World Cup 2020-01-21 13:25:23Zambia has been drawn in Group B of the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The Chipolopolo boys will be up against Tunisia, Equatorial Guinea and M

NATURAL HEALTH: Treat Scars, Acne, Sun Spots, Pimples 2020-01-21 07:46:25By Angela Machona. Most people who struggle with scars, acne, sun spots, pimples and other skin issues end up spending huge amounts of their hard earn

Man In John Laing Defiles His Neighbour’s Children 2020-01-21 06:30:08A 35 year old man of Lusaka’s John Laing has been arrested for allegedly defiling seven of his neighbour’s children, including two boys ag

First Lady In Petauke To Attend Burial Of 2020-01-21 06:26:34First Lady Esther Lungu is today expected in Petauke to attend the funeral of Chief Nyamphande who will be put to rest tomorrow. Briefing journalists

Chief Kakumbi Goes To Court 2020-01-21 06:21:53Chief Kakumbi has taken the chieftaincy matter to court, suing Senior Chief Nsefu in the Lusaka High Court over his decision to dethrone him. Chief Ka

MAILBOX: Let’s Help Emmanuel Mayuka! 2020-01-21 06:20:14He was once our pride, we celebrated him and he made the best out of Zambian football through his talent. He was among the squard that lifted the AFCO

Elias Chipimo Jr. Welcomes The Court’s Sentencing Of 2020-01-21 03:29:55Elias Chipimo Jr, the former leader of the opposition NAREP, has welcomed the court’s sentencing of his son, Chito, to nine months imprisonment

Chambishi Metals Under Care And Maintenance 2020-01-21 02:56:01About 229 workers will be laid off at Chambishi Metals in the Copperbelt by the end of this month following the placing of the mining company under ca

Chief Nyamphande Of The Nsenga People Dies 2020-01-21 02:52:40THE Eastern Province PF leadership has described the late chief Nyamphande of the Nsenga people in Petauke district as a great hero who lived his life

Chipimo’s Son Jailed 9 Months For Drug Trafficking 2020-01-20 07:27:12Former National Restoration Party (NAREP) president Elias Chipimo’s son Chito has been sentenced to nine months imprisonment with hard

Zambia Army Granted Civil Authority To Construct Market 2020-01-20 06:55:41Zambia Army Deputy Commander Major General Sitali Alibuzwi says the army has been granted civil authority to construct market shelters in Ndola. Gener

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‘Govt won’t renew Zesco, CEC Bulk Supply Agreement’ 2020-01-06 03:19:36By KENNEDY MUPESENI – GOVERNMENT has finally made a decision not to renew the Bulk Supply Agreement(BSA) between Zesco Limited and the Copperbel

Proflight, Zanaco partner 2020-01-06 03:14:28By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – PROFLIGHT Zambia has partnered with Zanaco Bank to enable passengers pay for flight tickets through the bank’s o

Muchinga sees 50 p.c. drop in witchcraft-related killings 2020-01-06 03:12:30By MUSONDA MANGILASHI – MUCHINGA Province has recorded a 50 per cent drop in killings of senior citizens on suspicions of witchcraft – fro

‘Feed Zambia’ 2020-01-06 03:09:55By CHUSA SICHONE in Kawambwa – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has encouraged the residents of Luapula Province to take advantage of the region’s im

Let’s reject foreign values – Catholic priest 2020-01-06 03:07:46By CHUSA SICHONE  in Kawambwa – A CATHOLIC priest in Kawambwa District says Zambia should not embrace foreign values that are not in tandem

Hippo kills smuggler 2020-01-06 03:04:44By BRIAN HATYOKA – A SUSPECTED smuggler, 31, of Mwandi District in Western Province has drowned in Zambezi River. Sakambwe Sakambwe drowned afte

‘It’s fake, malicious’ 2020-01-06 03:02:28By JAJAH COULIBALY  – THE Zambian High Commission in Ottawa, Canada has dispelled social media reports claiming that ambassador Felix Mfula

Zesco refutes Prime TV story 2020-01-06 03:01:28By JOSEPH BANDA – ZESCO Limited has refuted a story aired by Prime Television on Saturday alleging that the company’s managing director Vi

‘Bring GBV perpetrators on board’ 2020-01-06 02:29:23By Jessie Ngoma-simengwa – FOR a long time, the focus of intervention in Gender-Based Violence (GBV) has been slanted towards survivors of diffe

Nkwazi seek first goal in 10 matches 2020-01-03 03:06:21By ADRIAN MWANZA – WHATEVER it is that is happening at MTN-FAZ Super Division side Nkwazi needs a serious look at. The Zambia Police club has fl

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DAVOS-Doc Martens and youthful energy shake up Davos 2020-01-21 11:03:17DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Often seen as the preserve of old, rich men, this year's World Economic Forum has thrust around a dozen teenag

'Let us in!' African women entrepreneurs implore investors 2020-01-20 12:36:45LONDON, Jan 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From job creation to clean energy, female African entrepreneurs can add millions of dollars to their eco

UPDATE 2-Record 45 mln people across Southern Africa 2020-01-16 08:35:10JOHANNESBURG, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The United Nations World Food Programme said on Thursday that a record 45 million people in the 16-nation Southern Af

Record 45 mln people across Southern Africa face 2020-01-16 07:10:30JOHANNESBURG, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)on Thursday said a record 45 million people in the 16-nation Southern Af

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Tanzania's shilling to weaken, Uganda's currency to be 2020-01-16 07:07:44DAR ES SALAAM, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Tanzania's shilling is forecast to weaken slightly against the U.S. dollar in the next week to Thursday, while Ugan

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Kenyan shilling seen rising, Zambia's kwacha under pressure 2020-01-02 07:53:00KAMPALA, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Kenya's shilling is expected to strengthen in the coming week, while the Tanzanian and Ugandan currencies are seen stable

UPDATE 1-Zambia's energy regulator allows state power utility 2019-12-27 11:14:40LUSAKA, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Zambia's state power firm Zesco will increase the price of electricity by an average 113% for all customers from next mont

Zambia energy regulator allows state power utility to 2019-12-27 03:40:41LUSAKA, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Zambia's state power firm Zesco will hike the price of electricity for residential and commercial customers starting next

Zambia plans to compel copper miners to account 2019-12-26 09:21:33LUSAKA, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Zambia plans to make copper mining companies account for the gold they produce as it seeks to boost revenue from its minera

Zambia: US ambassador crossed line by defending jailed 2019-12-24 10:34:15LUSAKA, Dec 24 (Reuters) - Zambia's home affairs minister said on Tuesday that a U.S. ambassador who criticised the jailing of a gay couple for 15 ye

UPDATE 1-U.S. recalls its ambassador to Zambia after 2019-12-23 16:45:22LUSAKA/WASHINGTON, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The United States has withdrawn its ambassador to Zambia following a row with authorities in the southern Africa

U.S. recalls its ambassador to Zambia after gay 2019-12-23 12:10:27LUSAKA, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The United States has withdrawn its ambassador to Zambia following a row with authorities in the southern African nation af