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Risque Dancer Zodwa Wabantu Banned in Zambia

[New Zimbabwe] POPULAR South African socialite and dancer who doesn't wear underwear when dancing, Zodzwa Wabantu, real name Rebecca Libram, has been told that she will not perform in Zambia because her public performances undermine the country's "national values". (AllAfrica)

Opposition Boycott Women's Day Commemorations

[Zambia Reports] UPND Copperbelt chairlady Lilian Michelo has said the opposition political party will not take party in the International Women's Day Commemorations on grounds that the ruling party was suppressing the opposition. (AllAfrica)

IBA/GMT-WIMN Launches Mentorship Programme for Journalists

[Graça Machel Trust] Lusaka -As Zambia joins the international community in commemorating the International Women's Day; the Information Broadcasting Authority (IBA) in collaboration with the Grace Machel Trust-Women In Media Network (GMT-WIMN) has launched a mentorship programme for journalists in broadcast media in the country. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Officially Bars Zodwa - 'Your Naked Dance is Against Public Interest'

[Zambia Reports] Zambia has officially announced South African entertainer Zodwa Wabantu is not welcome to perform in the country because her pantless stage performance was against public interest. (AllAfrica)

Over 1,000 School Children Share 16 Desks

[Zambia Reports] Over 1772 pupils at Racecourse Community School in Kitwe's Twatasha township are sharing 16 desks. (AllAfrica)

Activist Chipenzi Backs Lungu Impeachment Motion

[Zambia Reports] Political activist MacDonald Chipenzi has weighed in the impeachment motion debate highlighting the pros and cons of the planned move by the opposition UPND. (AllAfrica)

'Hichilema and His MPs Have Abandoned Their Manifesto'

[Zambia Reports] MMD youths have accused opposition UPND leadership of abandoning their own manifesto after they walked out of the house during debate on the Health Insurance Bill in parliament on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Bus Fares Go Up

[Zambia Reports] The Bus and Taxi Owners Association have announced an increase in fares following fuel hike by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB). (AllAfrica)

Could President Pardon Politician Sentenced to Death?

[Zambia Reports] Opposition Radical Revolutionary party Vincent Chaile has appealed to President Edgar Lungu to pardon Chilanga lawmaker Keith Mukata. (AllAfrica)

Opposition Leader Ready to Hang Death Row Convicts

[Zambia Reports] Green Party president Peter Sinkamba has disclosed that he would sign without hesitation execution orders for all those sentenced to death when he forms government. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Taps Climate Fund to Battle Worsening Drought

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Lilongwe -Zambian farmers facing more extreme weather are set to get better early warning and weather information to help them cope, as part of a new grant from the Green Climate Fund. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe VP Chiwenga Confers With Lungu

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has continued warming up to the new Zimbabwe leadership with top officials sneaking in and out of Zambia. (AllAfrica)

'Abolish Grade 7 Exams or Reform Structure '

[Zambia Reports] The National Action for Quality Education in Zambia (NAQEZ) has insisted that grade 7 national examinations must be reformed or abolished by the Ministry of General Education. (AllAfrica)

Lawyer Jere Calls for Abolition of Death Sentence

[Zambia Reports] The death sentence slapped on Chilanga Member of Parliament Keith Mweemba has reignited the debate about the sentence in Zambia. (AllAfrica)

Can the MMD Rise From Its Political Deathbed?

[Zambia Reports] With the Zambian political scene a hive of activity, the Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD) has also got in the action. MMD through its youthful general secretary Raphael Nakachinda has been touching base with the masses across the provinces. (AllAfrica)

Pregnant Women Dying in Mpongwe - Traditional Leader

[Zambia Reports] A traditional leader on the Copperbelt has complained that her subjects travel over 40km to access medical services due to lack of facilities in the chiefdom. (AllAfrica)

Zanaco Fly Zambian Flag in CAF Matches

[Zambia Reports] Zambian champions Zesco United and Zanaco do CAF Champions League duty this afternoon in matches that will be key in keeping Zambian interest in the competition going. (AllAfrica)

'Black Mountain Award to Jerabos Is Not Political'

[Zambia Reports] Copperbelt Province Minister Japhen Mwakalombe says the warding of 10% shares of the Black Mountain Jerabos has nothing to do with politics. (AllAfrica)

Minister of Commerce Discusses With Sudan Ambassador to Zambia Ways to Benefit From COMSA

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Trade Hatim Al-Sir met Tuesday at his office with the Sudan Ambassador to Zambia Awad Hussain ways of making maximum use of regional blocs such as COMESA and the importance of maximizing its role, touching the advantages that it provides to the member states to contribute to the development of the production sectors and trade exchange among the countries of the region.. (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa to Meet Khama, Lungu

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa is expected to meet Botswana President Seretse Khama Ian Khama and Zambian President Edgar Lungu in Botswana on Saturday to assess progress on the construction of the Kazungula Bridge that will connect eight Sadc countries. (AllAfrica)

VP Chiwenga Sent to Zambia on 'Special Duty'

[New Zimbabwe] Zambian president Edgar Lungu this week "continued warming up to the new Zimbabwe leadership" with Constantino Chiwenga visiting Lusaka as President Emmerson Mnangagwa's envoy. (AllAfrica)

Kabila Motorcade in Fatal Zambia Accident

[Citizen] Lusaka -One person was killed and another seriously injured in a road accident involving the Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila's motorcade in Zambia. (AllAfrica)

Govt Exports Confiscated Logs in Controversial Timber Ban

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Lusaka -Is selling illegally cut timber a way to make needed cash for the country - or does it send the wrong message? (AllAfrica)

Govt Deploys Drones to Fight Poachers

[Citizen] Lusaka -Zambia has launched drones surveillance in its national parks to curb poaching. (AllAfrica)

Four Countries Ban Processed Meat From South Africa

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE will keep imports of processed meat from South Africa despite a devastating outbreak of a killer listeriosis outbreak in the neighbouring country. (AllAfrica)

Zodwa Wabantu Banned From Zambia

[East African] Zambia has barred South African entertainer Zodwa Wabantu from entering the country to "avoid corrupting public morals". (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa Govt Wants Evicted White Farmers to Return - Report

[News24Wire] President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government is reportedly offering incentives to Zimbabwean white farmers, who shifted their business to Zambia at the height of the controversial land reform programme, to relocate back to the southern African country. (AllAfrica)

MP, Lawyer Keith Mukata Sentenced to Hang for Murder

[Times of Zambia] A funeral atmosphere descended on the Lusaka High Court as lawyer and lawmaker Keith Mukata was given the death sentence yesterday for the murder of a security guard last year.Mukata, 47, was found guilty and sentenced to death by hanging for maliciously shooting and killing his security guard, Namakambwa Kwenda, on May 6 at his law firm in Lusaka. (AllAfrica)

Today's Photo - Laborers Having Lunch Served On Shovels At Chinese Firm

[Zambia Reports] Is this really happening in Zambia? An image shared on social media and attributed to Daimone Siulapwa depicts Zambian workers having lunch at a Chinese construction company. (AllAfrica)

Police Chief Threatens Arrest Over Sex Dolls

[Times of Zambia] Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has warned of stern action against anyone found in possession of sex dolls. (AllAfrica)

2021 Ballot Papers Will Be Printed Locally - Lungu

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu says ballot papers for the 2021 general elections will be printed locally. (AllAfrica)