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Posts published in April 2017

‘IMF Conditions Are Bearable’

[Times of Zambia] FORMER Finance Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane has welcomed the decision by the Government to seek the support of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and that the fund's conditions are bearable.

School Girls Warned Against Cyber Crime

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Information Communication and Technology Authority (ZICTA) has warned girls in schools against an upswing of abuse through cyber crimes.

Junior Chipolopolo to Boycott World Cup?

[Times of Zambia] CONFUSION is brewing in the Zambia Under-20 camp as players have threatened to boycott playing at the World Cup if their Africa Cup winning bonuses are not paid.

Inflation Remains At 6.7%

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA' annual rate of inflation for April 2017 has remained static at 6.7 per cent as that recorded the previous month.

Court Upholds Treason Charges Against Hichilema

[Al Jazeera] A Zambian court refused a request to drop treason charges against Hakainde Hichilema, the main opposition leader, after he allegedly blocked the president's motorcade earlier this month.

Court Upholds Treason Charges Against Opposition Leader

[Deutsche Welle] A bid by lawyers to have treason charges against Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema dropped has been rejected by a Lusaka court. Hichilema is accused of plotting to overthrow the government.

Lungu ‘Creating Confusion’ to Justify State of Emergency

[News24Wire] Zambia's main opposition party, the United Party for National Development (UPND), has reportedly accused President Edgar Lungu's government of trying to frame it for arson, adding that this was part of the government's plan to increase pol...

Policeman Shoots Bus Driver Dead

[Zambia Reports] Another police officer has landed himself in trouble after allegedly shooting a bus driver in the stomach for a traffic offence.

Politician Mumba Attacks Bishop Banda

[Zambia Reports] MMD faction leader Nevers Mumba launched a scurrilous attack of some of the most recognizable men of the cloth for not sharing his political opinion.

Local Golfers Target Zambia Open

[The Herald] Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN professional golfers will be hoping for a better showing at the Zambia Sugar Open Golf Championship, which gets underway at Nkana Golf Club in Lusaka tomorrow.

Zambian Journalist Released From Prison

[CPJ] Johannesburg -The unconditional release of Zambian journalist Chanda Chimba is a welcome end to the injustice he has suffered, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Chimba, who has advanced prostate cancer, was released on April 21 fol...

Pros Andersen, Ngige Chase Zambia Open Honours

[Nation] After failing to make the one over par-145 cut in Zimbabwe Open last weekend, Kenyan professional golfers Stefan Andersen and Simon Ngige are in Lusaka to try their luck in the Zambia Sugar Open.

Tough Draw Awaits Zanaco

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIAN CAF envoys Zanaco and Zesco United will know their foes in the group phase of the Total CAF Champions League 2017 and Confederation Cup when the draws are conducted in Cairo, Egypt today.

Local Govt Association Salutes Lungu’s Efforts

[Times of Zambia] THE Local Government Association of Zambia (LGAZ) has saluted President Edgar Lungu's efforts aimed at transforming Zambia into an information and knowledge-based society supported by increased access to Information and Communication ...

How Zambia Is Beating Malaria

[Bhekisisa] A decade ago, most countries used only localised strategies. But Zambia decided to make bed nets, insecticides, and drugs available nationwide.