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Posts published in “Day: October 26, 2015

MMD, Pule & Mulongoti Back Constitutional Bill

[Zambia Reports] Three opposition political parties have backed the constitution bill with a rallying call to Members of Parliament to rise above partisan interests.

Zambia National Day

[State Department] Washington, DC -Press Statement October 23, 2015

Chipolopolo Qualify for CHAN Tournament

[Zambian Watchdog] Zambia booked their place in the finals tournament of the 2016 African Nations Championship on Sunday courtesy of a 4-1 aggregate win over Mozambique.

One CBU Student Beaten By Police in Intensive Care

[Zambian Watchdog] This is one of the Copperbelt University Students who were savagely and murderously beaten by the police for staging a peaceful protest. He is battling for his life in intensive Care Unit at Kitwe Central Hospital. This happened on i...

Tazara Gets U.S. $3.4 Million Bailout

[EA Business] Dar es Salaam -The government last week released Tsh6 billion (about $3.4 million) towards bailing out the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA).

28-Year-Old Drowns in Zambezi River

[Zambia Reports] A 28 year old woman of Livingstone has drowned in the Zambezi River where she had gone on a picnic with friends.

HH to Receive More Than 2000 New Members in Kabwe

[Zambian Watchdog] UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema is expected to receive over 2,000 defectors in Kabwe today. Many Supporters had gathered as early as 08:00hrs for the event scheduled for 12:00hrs, many more were trooping in by 11 hours local time. Mor...

Chipolopolo Set to Book CHAN Ticket to Rwanda

[Zambia Reports] Zambia this afternoon look set to book their place for the Rwanda 2016 African Nations Championship when they face the Mambas of Mozambique away in the Maputo in the final round second leg encounter.

Student Leader Dumps PF

[Zambian Watchdog] I wish to inform the nation, Patriotic Front members at the Copperbelt University and outside the vicinity of the University that I Mr Kingsley Chinyama tender my resignation from the position of the Patriotic Front CBU Chairperson o...

Justice Mumba Honoured in Amsterdam

[Zambian Watchdog] Former Supreme Court Judge of Zambia, Justice Florence Mumba has called on African governments to encourage and support women in all sectors of governance.

Presidential Selfie – Hichilema’s Rare ‘Smiley’ Moment

[Zambia Reports] Opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema came off his stoic faced cocoon when he celebrated Zambia's 51st Independence Celebrations with less privileged children at a community school in a Lusaka township.

On Independence Day , Police Beat and Arrest Students

[Zambian Watchdog] Police have beaten up and arrested some Copperbelt students including students union president Mwenya Humphrey who led students on a peaceful demonstration. The students were protesting against the impending closure of the University...

Probe Police for CBU Misconduct, Urges Niza Phiri

[Zambia Reports] The following is a statement from Munali aspiring lawmaker Niza Phiri following the brutal response by police to a demonstration by Copperbelt University students on Sunday, October 24.

Radio Phoenix Under Threat

[MISA] Zambia's Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Chishimba Kambwili, on October 22, 2015, threatened to revoke the operating licence of Radio Phoenix, the country's oldest private broadcasting station, if it (allegedly) continues to be influen...

Lungu to Buy U.S $50 Million, Luxury Jet

[Zambian Watchdog] Having experienced the luxury of private jets, president Edgar Lungu is now planning to purchase a G5 presidential jet . Sources at Cabinet Office and Ministry of Finance have confirmired that plans are underfoot to purchase the luxu...