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Posts published in February 2017

Coach Collapses, Dies

[Times of Zambia] FAZ Division-One side Happy Hearts coach Gilbert Kamanga Junior, 32, has died.

Copper Prices Bring Optimism

[Times of Zambia] THE Government is optimistic of stability in mining sector operations following the boost in copper prices on the international market, Mines and Minerals Development Minister Christopher Yaluma has said.

Former First Lady Dies

[Times of Zambia] WIFE of late second Republican president Frederick Chiluba, Regina, has died. She was 55.

Under-20 Coach Sets Eyes On Mali After Winning Start

[Zambia Reports] After a winning starting in the Under-20 Africa Cup, Zambia coach Beston Chambeshi has set his eyes on Mali too to secure a semi-final slot with victory on Wednesday.

Is Hichilema’s Opposition Party Becoming Irrelevant?

[Zambia Reports] Former UPND Deputy Spokesperson Edwin Lifwekelo says political parties like UPND which want to behave in unlawful manner by falling to recognize the president of the country is becoming irrelevant to the political dispensation.

IMF Team Expected

[Zambia Reports] Finance Minister Felix Mutati says the consultative process for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) supported program will soon be completed and presented to Cabinet in readiness for a team from the fund which will be coming to Zambi...

Former President Chiluba’s Wife Dies

[The Herald] Lusaka -Widow of Zambia's second president Frederick Chiluba, Regina Chifunda Chiluba, has died. Family sources have confirmed that Mrs Chiluba died at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) around mid-day yesterday. Government evacuated M...

Earthquake Hits North

[Times of Zambia] SOME parts of Northern Province were yesterday hit by an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 leaving five people injured and 11 families homeless after their houses collapsed yesterday.

Maize Gate Scandal… Govt Has No Hand

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambian Government has distanced itself from direct or indirect involvement in the alleged Zambia-Malawi maize gate scandal, describing the accusations as mere falsehoods.

Govt Insists Malawi Maize Scandal Is a Private Affair

[Zambia Reports] Chief Government Kampamba Mulenga has distanced the Zambian authorities from the mega million dollar deal maize scandal in Malawi that has seen the dismissal of the Malawian Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda. United Progressive P...

Disaster Management Unit Is Itself a Disaster

[Zambia Reports] It is surprising that a country which has struggled with a good rainfall pattern, can fail to prepare for the blessing its people have been praying for. A certain leader even mocked the opposition to urinate in the Kariba Dam, so that ...

Inflation Drops to 6.8% in February

[Focac] Lusaka -Zambia's year-on year inflation slowed down by 0.2 percentage points in February, its statistics agency said on Thursday.

Telecoms Giant Board Dissolved

[Times of Zambia] THE Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has dissolved the board of directors of Zamtel Limited, with chief executive officer Mupanga Mwanakatwe also leaving the company with immediate effect.

Can U-20 – Junior Lions En Route to Zambia

[Cameroon Tribune] The list of 21 players to represent Cameroon at the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Zambia was made public yesterday February 20, 2017.