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Posts published in July 2016

Continued Pockets of Violence Irk Senior Citizen

[Times of Zambia] A SENIOR Zambian citizen has lamented the continued pockets of violence being recorded in the country especially towards the run- up to the August 11, general elections.

Explain GBM Choice, HH Told

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has challenged United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema to explain to his members what values he saw in his running mate Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba to settle for him.

Buffaloes Start With Resounding Win in Volleyball

[Times of Zambia] GREEN Buffaloes started their campaign with a resounding 3-1 win over Southern Select as the Zambia Volleyball Association (ZAVA) Zone Six qualifiers got underway at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in Lusaka.

Police UPND Campaign Center

[Zambia Reports] Police in Lusaka today staged a predawn raid on the UPND campaign centre forcing their way into the building located in Rhodespark residential area.

Lungu Honours Ftj

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has renamed Luapula University FTJ University in honour of late President Frederick Chiluba, whom he described as the father of democracy in Zambia.

Dismiss Post Application, ZRA Asks Tax Appeals Tribunal

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has asked the Tax Appeals Tribunal to dismiss an application by the Post Newspapers to summon its commissioner general to explain why the authority disobeyed an ex parte order to allow the newspaper ...

Vote for Lungu, Avema Urges Marketeers

[Times of Zambia] THE Association for Vendors and Marketeers in Zambia (AVEMA) has urged marketeers to support President Edgar Lungu's re-election bid in the August 11 polls.

Will Luapula Vote for Lungu?

[Zambia Reports] Information minister Chishimba Kambwili says Luapula will give President Edgar Lungu a landslide electoral vote in the August 11 polls.

Pockets of Electoral Violence Recorded in Luapula

[Zambia Reports] Supporters of one of the three independent candidates in Luapula were attacked yesterday by suspected ruling party cadres leaving some women with serious wounds.

Zambian Golfer Clinches Windhoek Lager Africa Jacket

[Namibia Economist] Zambian golfer, Aaron Simfukwe become the second from his country to win the Windhoek Lager Africa Jacket Golf Tournament, an event on the sports calendar that is being followed very closely by golfers from near and far.

Sh94 Billion Debt Casts Dark Shadow Over Tazara Revival

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Outstanding payments amounting to Sh94 billion could stand in the way of plans to revamp the Tanzania-Zambia Railways Authority (Tazara), The Citizen has learnt.

Does Media Play Part in Political Violence?

[Zambia Reports] Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has bemoaned the lack of integrity and truth in the manner in the media is covering campaigns ahead of the August 11th general election.

Women and Youth Activism a Let Down

[Zambia Reports] I have the opinion that the work and voice of human rights and civil rights activists has been compromised by the political happenings in our country. The love for money and lacking of knowledge of what to do has contributed to this la...

Is Zambia’s Democracy Under Threat?

[Zambia Reports] Political scientist Alex Ng'oma says the heightened political violence being witnessed in the ongoing campaigns is an indictment on Zambia's democracy.