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Posts published in January 2016

Steer Clear of Politics, Union Tells Members

[Times of Zambia] THE Civil Servants and Allied Workers Union of Zambia (CSAWU) has warned members against engaging in political activities in the run-up to the August 11 tripartite elections.

Expelled Church Members Win Reprieve

[Times of Zambia] THE Lusaka High Court has declared the expulsion of some church members at the Christian Community Church as illegal and cannot hold.

Appreciate Lungu’s Leadership Skills

[Times of Zambia] IT was William Shakespeare who wrote that some people are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

Zambia Pushes for End to Armed Conflicts

[Times of Zambia] Zambia will use its position in the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council to advance the objective of ensuring armed conflicts are eradicated by 2020, President Edgar Lungu has said.

German Envoy Seeks Media Freedom

[Times of Zambia] GERMAN Ambassador to Zambia Bernd Finke has said that politicians must allow Zambian journalists to enjoy media freedom through expression and access to information.

Opposition Form Pact

[Times of Zambia] THE Democratic Front (DF), National Restoration Party (NAREP) and the Forth Revolution (4R) party have formed an alliance ahead of this year's August tripartite elections.

PF Invite Cheers Nevers

[Times of Zambia] OPPOSITION MMD leader Nevers Mumba says President Edgar Lungu has shown true leadership by inviting the MMD to form an alliance with the Patriotic Front (PF) ahead of August tripartite elections

Let Peace Reign – KK

[Times of Zambia] FIRST Republican president Kenneth Kaunda has implored the Zambian defence forces to remain committed to duty and ensure that peace continues to prevail in the country.

President Signs 3 AU Treaties

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu yesterday signed three African Union (AU) treaties at the ongoing 26th Summit of Heads of state and Governments.

Chinsali-Nakonde Road in U.S.$243 Million Boost

[Zambia Reports] The Zambian Government has signed two agreements worth US$243 million with the African Development Bank (ADB) for the rehabilitation of the Chinsali-Nakonde road.

Grade 12 Clause in New Constitution Set for Amendment

[Zambia Reports] Cabinet will have a second peek at the newly amended constitution at its next sitting to reconsider some clauses that have caused consternation in some circles.

Veep Inonge to Camp in North Western

[Zambia Reports] Vice President Inonge Wina will extend her provincial tours to North Western Province where she will camp for three days.

Inflation Skyrockets in Zambia

[Zambia Reports] The inflation rate has continued its march upwards with the month of January posting a 0.7% increase.

VJ Doubts PF/MMD Alliance Ahead of August Polls

[Zambia Reports] Veteran Politician and MMD founder member Vernon Mwaanga has doubted the Patriotic Front and the MMD Could work together in an alliance ahead of this year's elections.

Zambian Opposition Too Weak to Defeat Pres. Lungu

[Zambia Reports] The Zambian opposition is too weak and confused to win the August tripartite election. Should the ruling PF enter the race with some smart strategies, and alignments, the fragmented opposition should start looking to 2021. The claim of...

Mpombo’s Son Appears in Court

[Zambia Reports] PEOPLE's Democratic Party (PDP) president George Mpombo's 17-year-old son yesterday appeared for mention in Ndola magistrate's court charged with murder and attempted aggravated robbery.

Ruling PF Party Quashes Lungu’s Opposition Pact Plan

[News24Wire] Leaders of Zambia's ruling party, the Patriotic Front (PF), have quashed a plan by President Edgar Lungu to partner with opposition parties to secure a win in the country's upcoming election.