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Posts published in July 2017

Opposition’s Banda Disputes ‘Hichilema Rot in Jail’ Reports

[Zambia Reports] Former UPND vice-president Dr. Canisius Banda has disputed an article published by the Daily Nation claiming he wants incarcerated opposition leader Hakainde Hichilmea to remain in prison where he is facing a non-bailable charge of tre...

Kambwili Accused of Abusing Campaign Material in 2016

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu's political advisor Kaizar Zulu has sent a veiled attack at expelled PF Roan member of parliament Chishimba Kambwili accusing him of abusing party campaign material during the 2016 general elections.

Young Chipolopolo Collect Gold At Cosafa U17 Championship

[CAF] A late burst from Zambia saw them collect gold at the 2017 COSAFA Under-17 Championships as they beat hosts Mauritius 3-0 in the final in Port Louis on Sunday. It took Zambia until the 72nd minute to make the breakthrough, but once they did they ...

Makwatta Off the Mark in Zambia

[Nation] Buildcon FC forward John Makwatta ended his 18-match goal drought with a brace in their 2-0 win over Real Nakonde in one of the Zambian Super League matches played over the weekend.

‘Malema an Imperialist’s Rabid Lap Dog’

[Zambia Reports] South Africa's opposition leader Julius Malema's attacks at President Edgar Lungu have been met with the same force with ruling Patriotic Front media director Sunday Chanda describing the EFF boss an imperialist's rabid lap dog.

Soccer – Zambia Win Cosafa U17 Title

[Namibian] A late burst from Zambia saw them collect gold at the Coasafa u17 Championships as they beat hosts Mauritius 3-0 in the final in Port Louis on Sunday.

More Better Roads Coming – President

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has commissioned the long-awaited upgrading works of the Kawambwa-Mporokoso Road to bituminous standard to help trigger economic development.

Foreign Investment a Thorny Issue

[Deutsche Welle] The Zambian government places attracting foreign investment at the top of its development agenda. Critics say investors are only interested in making profits and not the country's development. Glory Mushinge reports.

Inflation Drops to 6.6%

[Zambia Reports] The annual inflation rate for the month of July, 2017 has decreased to 6.6 percent from 6.8 percent in June 2017.

The Kambwili Versus Frank Bwalya Popularity Contest

[Zambia Reports] Watching Patriotic Front deputy spokesperson Frank Bwalya trading verbal blows with expelled PF Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili makes for top rate political comedy. More comical to the more politically informed is the fact...

Man Hacked to Death

[Times of Zambia] A 52-year-old man of Nakonde has been hacked to death by unknown people on suspicion that he was practising witchcraft.

U-17 in Cosafa Semis

[Zambia Reports] The Zambia U-17 Men's Football National Team will have to dig deep when they face a confident Malawi side that has won all its games at the Cosafa championship.

UN Population Fund Applauds Govt

[Times of Zambia] United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) country representative Mary Otieno has applauded the Patriotic Front (PF) Government for prioritising the needs of the young people in the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP).

Take Advantage of Luapula Expo to Change Lives, Church Told

[Times of Zambia] National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister Godfridah Sumaili has challenged the Church in Luapula Province to take advantage of the huge gathering at the Luapula Expo and Investment Conference, as well as the Umutomboko traditio...

Colorfest to Take Ndola By Storm

[Times of Zambia] Back to back fun, music and social interaction all weaved into a basket full of entertainment awaits Ndola residents as two different ColorFest events are to be staged tomorrow and next weekend.