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Zanaco set to kickoff CAF Confederation Cup campaign 2019-09-14 05:28:15We are ready, declared coach Mumamba Numba ahead of Zanaco’s first game in this seasons’ CAF Confederation Cup this Sunday away to Bolton

President Lungu’s Full Speech During the Opening of 2019-09-14 01:30:10Speech For the official opening of the Fourth session Of the twelfth National Assembly By His Excellency, Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Rep

President Lungu expected in Zimbabwe today for Mugabe’s 2019-09-14 00:55:35President Edgar Lungu is today expected in Harare, Zimbabwe, to attend former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s State funeral. Zambian Ambass

Ministry of Energy diretected to ensure there is 2019-09-13 12:13:34President Edgar Lungu has directed the Ministry of Energy to priorities supplying electricity to Health institutions with effect from midnight today.

The Lungu directs Secretary to the Cabinet to 2019-09-13 12:11:34President Edgar Lungu has directed new Secretary to the Cabinet Simon Miti to ensure that the public service works more prudently. The Head of State h

Measures put in place to enhance child education 2019-09-13 12:08:12Minister of General Education David Mabumba says the government is implementing measures aimed at enhancing access to education for all children in th

President Lungu calls for a concerted effort 2019-09-13 12:07:03Govt. reaffirms fight against corruption President Edgar Lungu says his government will not relent in the fight against corruption. President Lungu ca

Eagles Focus on Agosto after Pirates Euphoria 2019-09-13 12:00:25Aggrey Chiyangi says Green Eagles have put behind them the euphoria of eliminating Orlando Pirates from the 2019/2020 CAF Champions League preliminary

Chipolopolo Set For Final CHAN Qualifier Camp For 2019-09-13 11:04:56Chipolopolo enter camp in Lusaka this Sunday as the final countdown starts ahead of next week’s 2020 CHAN last round, first leg qualifier agains

President Lungu directs Ministry of Energy to prioritise 2019-09-13 08:56:42President Edgar Lungu has directed the Ministry of Energy to prioritise power supply to hospitals and health centres starting midnight today. The Pres

Chinese Company blacklisted by World Bank after winning 2019-09-13 07:03:28The World Bank has debarred a giant Chinese state owned contractor for 20 months for making false claims when bidding for a project in Zambia. China E

Businessman Valden Findlay takes legal action against NDC 2019-09-13 06:52:34Businessman Valden Findlay has instructed his lawyers to take necessary legal action against National Democratic Congress President Chishimba Kambwili

Zambia Reports

Increased Load Shedding Hours Worry Lungu 2019-09-14 06:53:41President Edgar Lungu he fails to imagine people living in high-density areas having to walk in darkness to and from their workplaces because of elect

Robert Mugabe: African Leaders Gather in Zimbabwe for 2019-09-14 06:44:47African leaders are gathered at the funeral of Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe in the capital Harare. Well-wishers saw his casket bein

Xenophobic Attacks Cannot Be Justified, Says S.A Govt 2019-09-14 06:37:30The South African government has reiterated its condemnation of xenophobic attacks going on in that country and has asked all African governments to a

Findlay Instructs Lawyers To Take Legal Action Against 2019-09-14 06:33:14Businessman Valden Findlay has instructed his lawyers to take necessary legal action against National Democratic Congress President Chishimba Kambwili

Top Star’s CEO Deported 2019-09-14 06:23:44Chief Executive Office of Top Star Communications Company Limited Mr. Yi Jian has been deported by the government. He was deported on Thursday, Septem

Kitwe Residents Dumping Waste at Cemeteries Worry Authorities 2019-09-14 03:03:15The Kitwe City Council is concerned with residents who have resorted to disposing waste at Chamboli cemetery. Council Public Relations Manager Roy Kus

Agriculture Minister Insists Zambia is Food Secure 2019-09-14 02:41:06Agriculture Minister Michael Katambo has maintained that the country is food secure despite reports of hunger and continued escalating mealie meal pri

Samfya Church Guard Arrested for Defilement 2019-09-14 02:32:16Police in Samfya have arrested a 26-year old man identified as Erick Kasongo of Prisons Compound for allegedly defiling a five-year-old girl of the sa

Kachingwe Tells Court that Mumba Got Elected on 2019-09-14 02:20:02Former MMD National Secretary, Maj. Richard Kachingwe has told the Lusaka High Court that former party leader Nevers Mumba was an expelled member when

Chiyangi Summons 27 Bullets for Sihlangu Assignment 2019-09-13 09:28:30Chipolopolo stand-in coach Aggrey Chiyangi has summoned 27 players for the final camp for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) first leg final roun

Germany upskirting: Justice Minister to Ban ‘Disgusting’ Practice 2019-09-13 03:55:23Loopholes in Germany’s penal code allow upskirting — the act of secretly taking images under a person’s clothes without consent &mda

Anyone Who Has Nothing to Say Accuses PF 2019-09-13 03:42:12Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya has said the opposition’s song about corruption has become boring. Ms Siliya, who is also Information

Times of Zambia

Zambia mourns fearless Bob 2019-09-07 03:11:48By JAMES KUNDA – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu and and two of his predecessors have paid glowing tribute to Zimbabwe’s first head of state Robert

‘I am shocked, terrified’ 2019-09-07 03:07:07By JAMES KUNDA AND HELLEN TEMBO – FIRST Republican President Kenneth Kaunda has described as ‘horrific and barbaric’ the acts of vio

Time to stop embarrassing audit queries, Mwale tells 2019-09-07 02:42:33By HELLEN TEMBO – GOVERNMENT has called for enhanced accountability in the procurement and awarding of road contracts to avoid transparency and

400 seek to block eviction by Lusaka farmer 2019-09-07 02:35:50By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE  – ABOUT 400 Lusaka residents have applied for an injunction in the Lusaka High Court to restrain a farmer and tw

Address FDM, Govt asked 2019-09-04 04:01:58By HELEN ZULU – CENTRE for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has appealed to Government to expedite the process of addressing the Foot and Mou

Zambia in Brazil renewable energy deal 2019-09-04 03:55:57By CASSEY KAYULA – ZAMBIA is making positive strides towards securing agreements with Brazil in renewable energy industry, Zambia‘s Ambass

‘Cut alternative energy sources cost’ 2019-09-04 03:42:00By HELEN ZULU – GOVERNMENT should foster reductions in the cost of installing and operating alternative energy sources to help cushion the impac

C/Belt mining, industry hub connects to Jo’burg 2019-09-04 03:39:47By HELEN ZULU PROFLIGHT Zambia has launched its second route into South Africa with the start of a three-time weekly service direct from Ndola to Joha

Ex-Mungwi students ‘shift course’ 2019-09-04 03:05:47By CHARLES SIMENGWA – THE Mungwi Boys’ Alumni (MBA) has ushered new leaders into office, with a renewed call by senior members for increas

FAZ puts off friendly with Bafana amid xenophobic 2019-09-04 02:56:53By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIA has put back to next month the international football friendly match against South Africa that was scheduled for this w

A MILLION QUESTIONS 2019-08-23 10:37:35  . By ASHLEY THABA Growing up, there is always that kid; you know, the one that asks a million questions and the teacher is always getting annoy

Mamba in for CAF lessons 2019-08-23 04:48:18By NDINAWE SIMPELWE – ZESCO United opponents in tomorrow’s CAF Champions League first round second leg Green Mamba of eSwatini have admitt

Reuters: Zambia News

UPDATE 1-Zambia president says 2019 economic growth forecast 2019-09-13 06:20:04LUSAKA, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Zambia has cut its 2019 economic growth forecast to around 2% from an initial projection of 4%, President Edgar Lungu said

Zambia president says 2019 economic growth forecast cut 2019-09-13 05:54:55LUSAKA, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Zambia has cut its 2019 economic growth forecast to around 2% from an initial projection of 4%, President Edgar Lungu said

Zambia central bank opposes bid to remove oversight 2019-09-11 06:02:25LUSAKA, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Zambia's central bank said on Wednesday it opposed government moves to remove lawmakers' oversight over acquiring more p

Zambia farm input supplier plans to invest $150 2019-09-09 05:55:40MKUSHI, ZAMBIA, Sept 9 (Reuters) - One of Zambia's largest farm input suppliers, African Green Resources (AGR) plans to invest $150 million with loca

Soccer-Madagascar latest to cancel South Africa fixture over 2019-09-05 14:37:40JOHANNESBURG, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Madagascar have become the second team in the last three days to pull out of an international friendly against South

FEATURE -Vigilantes join forces to stop Kenyan families 2019-09-05 07:13:21NAIVASHA, Kenya, Sept 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - K enyan families left destitute by the theft and slaughter of thousands of donkeys by criminal

Nigeria police says to boost security at embassies, 2019-09-04 13:55:03LAGOS, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Nigerian police plan to boost security at embassies and foreign businesses in the country in the wake of violence targeted a

Nigerian vice president to boycott financial summit in 2019-09-04 13:00:33ABUJA, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will boycott the World Economic Forum's Africa summit in South Africa over riots in

UPDATE 3-Under siege in Nigeria, South African businesses 2019-09-04 12:53:01* Riots sparked reprisal attacks on S. African business in Nigeria

Several Shoprite stores in South Africa, Nigeria and 2019-09-04 06:32:36JOHANNESBURG, Sept 4 (Reuters) - South African grocer Shoprite Holdings said on Wednesday several stores in its home market, Nigeria and Zambia were c

Zambia determined to find another investor for Konkola 2019-08-22 11:17:18LUSAKA, Aug 22 (Reuters) - The Zambian government is determined to "urgently secure" an investor for Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) once the court proce