Zambia : News

News : Zambia : News

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)

'Zambia Not a Permanent Home for Rwandan Refugees'

[East African] Zambia will not be a permanent home for Rwandan refugees, President Edgar Lungu declared on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

'Defiant' Lungu Travels to Rwanda

[East African] Zambia President Edgar Lungu has defied criticism against his numerous foreign trips and flown to Rwanda for a "reciprocal" two-day state visit. (AllAfrica)

Mealie Meal Prices Go Up

[Zambia Reports] Mealie-Meal retailers in Kitwe have increased the price of the commodity by K 5 citing high fuel prices following an upward adjustment of the commodity by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB). (AllAfrica)

Parliament Shelves Access to Information Bill

[Zambia Reports] Justice Minister Given Lubinda has ruled out the presentation of the Access to information bill and the Public Order ACT in Parliament for enactment and amendment respectively in the current sitting. (AllAfrica)

Cholera Vaccines - Inside the New Fight Against an Old Foe

[Bhekisisa] Why the world is just waking up to the power of immunisations to tackle this infectious disease and why we're learning more with every rainy season. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda, Zambia Boost Bilateral Ties

[New Times] Rwanda and Zambia have signed four bilateral cooperation agreements to further enhance ties and integration between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Lungu Takes On New Finance Minister Mwanakatwe's Critics

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has sprung to the defence of newly appointed Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe that her detractors will thank him for that decision later. (AllAfrica)

President Lungu Backs AU Reforms, Calls for 'Urgent' Implementation

[New Times] Visiting Zambian President Edgar Lungu has expressed support toward African Union reforms spearheaded by President Paul Kagame. (AllAfrica)

Ng'oni Warriors Steal Show

[Zambia Reports] The Nc'wala ceremony of the Ng'oni people of Eastern takes centre stage this weekend with Ng'oni warriors already stealing the show. (AllAfrica)

Ruling Party's Ngulube Opposes Law Limiting Presidential Candidacy

[Zambia Reports] Kabwe Central Patriotic Front Member of Parliament Tutwa Ngulube says introducing a law limiting the number of times one may contest the Presidency is barbaric. (AllAfrica)

Wusakile MP Linked to School Land Wrangle

[Zambia Reports] Wusakile Member of Parliament Pavyuma Kalobo is alleged to have benefited from the ongoing plans to sale Wusakile Secondary School football pitch alongside some officials from the Ministry of Education. (AllAfrica)

Street Vendors Face Fines

[Zambia Reports] The Luanshya Municipal Council has embarked on a series of meetings aimed at sensitizing residents about the changes in the laws regulating street vending and public nuisances. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Committed to Arrest of Genocide Fugitives, Says Lungu

[New Times] Zambian President Edgar Lungu has said his country will continue to partake in efforts aimed at bringing to book perpetrators of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. (AllAfrica)

Opposition to Push for Access to Information Bill

[Zambia Reports] National Democratic Congress (NDC) Party Secretary General Mwenya Musenge says the his party is eager to see how the long awaited Access to Information (ATI) Bill will be debated now that Parliament has resumed sitting. (AllAfrica)

University Workers Accuse Malanji of Siding With Embattled Professor

[Zambia Reports] Copperbelt University Unionised Workers have accused foreign affairs Joseph Malanji of allegedly siding with embattled University Vice Chancellor Professor Naison Ngoma in the operations of the institution. (AllAfrica)

Zambian President Begins 2-Day Visit

[New Times] Zambia President Edgar Lungu arrived in Rwanda Wednesday for a two-day state visit. (AllAfrica)

Zesco Demolish Jku to Qualify to Next Round

[Zambia Reports] Zesco United dispatched Jeshi La Kujenga Uchumi of Zanzibar with an emphatic 7-0 win to qualify to the next round of the CAF Champions League. (AllAfrica)

Court Hands Chinese Man 9 Months for Selling Fake Replicas

[Zambia Reports] The Lusaka Magistrate Court has sentenced a Chinese national to nine months imprisonment with hard labour for selling fake national team replica jerseys. (AllAfrica)

Home Affairs Minister Kampyongo Warns Jerabos

[Zambia Reports] Home Affairs Minister Steven Kampyongo has warned Jerabos against causing confusion in Chingola District. (AllAfrica)

Buffaloes Beat Masry but Bow Out

[CAF] Green Buffaloes beat El Masry 2-1 on Tuesday afternoon at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka but was not enough to keep them in the competition. (AllAfrica)

Buffaloes Embark On Mission Impossible Against Masry

[CAF] Green Buffaloes will attempt turn mission impossible into hope on Tuesday when they host El Masry of Egypt in the preliminary round second leg clash at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka. (AllAfrica)

President Lungu Opens Up On Kabila Meeting

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has shared notes on his two day interaction with Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila. (AllAfrica)

Film On Witch-Hunts in Zambia Hopes to Curb Attacks On Women

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -An award-winning British film about witch-hunts in Zambia could play an important role in curbing violence against women if translated into local languages and distributed widely, according to human rights campaigners. (AllAfrica)

Former President Kaunda Urges Kabila to Promote Peace

[Times of Zambia] FIRST Republican president Kenneth Kaunda has urged Congolese President Joseph Kabila to continue promoting peace and unity in the neighbouring country. (AllAfrica)

Six Pupils Drown During Boat Cruise

[Times of Zambia] A team of 15 marine commandos from Ndola has been deployed to search for the bodies of six children who drowned during a boat cruise at a farm dam in Serenje district in Central Province. (AllAfrica)

Scotland Pumps U.S.$6 Million in Projects

[Times of Zambia] The Scottish Government has set aside over US$6 million for support towards various projects in Zambia for the period 2017 to 2022. (AllAfrica)

Opposition's Kambwili Accuses Doctors of Stealing Medicine

[Zambia Reports] National Democratic Congress (NDC) consultant Chishimba Kambwili has accused medical professionals of pilfering medicine from public health institutions to effectively run their private medical stores. (AllAfrica)

One Dead in Kabila Road Accident - Report

[Zambia Reports] As his men in uniform turn the barrel on civilians, Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has extended the maiming of people to motorcades. (AllAfrica)

'Dairy Sector Can Drive GDP'

[Times of Zambia] The Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Land and Natural Resources has observed that dairy farming is capable of becoming one of the main contributors to Zambia's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). (AllAfrica)

Politician Tayali Joins Calls for the Re-Opening of University

[Zambia Reports] The drawn out closure of the University of Zambia and the Copperbelt University is increasingly coming under public scrutiny with noise maker Chilufya Tayali staging a lone protest to demand the re-opening of the two public universities. (AllAfrica)