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Posts published in July 2017

Lungu’s Authoritarianism Now Turns to Opponents Within

[African Arguments] The ruling Patriotic Front's expulsion of one of its founding members paves the way for President Lungu to be its presidential candidate. But they'd be wrong to think they've seen the end of Chishimba Kambwili.

Trade Mission to Zambia a Success

[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has concluded a successful Trade and Investment Mission to Zambia.

Student Arrested For ‘Insulting’ President Lungu

[Zambia Reports] Musician and political commentator Chama Fumba, popularly known as Pilato has branded as stupid the arrest of 35-year old DMI St Eugene student Edward Makayi over a facebook posting allegedly insulting President Edgar Lungu.

Catholic Bishops Brief Lungu On Hichilema Caucus

[Zambia Reports] The Catholic Bishops have continued paving way for dialogue between President Edgar Lungu and incarcerated UPND president Hakainde Hichilema with the clergy conferring once more with the Head of State.

Zambian Chevening Scholars Donate to Charity

[PR Newswire] London -The Acting High Commissioner Andrew Hamilton has commended the Zambian Chevening Alumni for donating eight (8) computers and a financial donation to a charity in Lusaka.

SA, Zambia Must Fulfil Trade Commitments

[SAnews.gov.za] Zambian Finance Minister Felix Mutati says South African and Zambian companies must build on the commitments made by the Heads of State of the two countries.

‘Zambia Week’ to Be Held in China to Strengthen Ties

[Focac] Lusaka -Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina is expected to grace the "Zambia Week" which opens in China this week meant to showcase the country's investment potential, a government official said on Tuesday.

Trade and Industry On Zambia Opening Doors to Trade With South Africa

[Govt of SA] Zambia is open for business, but Zambian companies must not only expect the South African companies to come and invest, they must also stand up and go to South Africa for business. This was said by the Zambian Minister of Finance, Mr Felix...

U.S. Funding Helps Control HIV in Four Nations

[State Department] Today, the United States announced that through support from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) four African countries are approaching control of their HIV epidemics.

Emergency Powers Threaten Media Freedom

[IFEX] The International Press Institute (IPI) today expressed concern over the imposition of emergency powers in Zambia and recent comments made by the inspector-general of police that some publications could be closed while the 90-day state of emerge...

Soccer Pundit Canes U-17 Doomsayers

[Zambia Reports] Another of the routine schemes to discredit any strides FAZ president Andrew Kamanga is making in the Zambian game has been exposed.

Kambwili – a Victim of His Own Devices

[Zambia Reports] It is very hard to sympathize with honourable Chishimba Kambwili given that political tragedy that has befallen him. The comrade has finally found out how lonely the political path can be at time.

Is There Lack of Institutions Hampering the Fight Against Corruption?

[OSISA] Despite having a strong legal framework, the fight against corruption in Zambia is still hampered by a lack of compliance, weakened and threatened institutions as well as a lack of confidence in anti-corruption bodies. These observations appear...

Three-Star Zambia Complete Swaziland Double

[CAF] Zambia on Saturday effortlessly advanced to the final round of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018 qualifying stage of after a 3-0 home win over Swaziland.

Chaponda, Transglobe Boss Spend a Night in Prison

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Former Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda alongside Director of Transglobe Export Produce Limited, Rashid Tayub spent their Wednesday night at Blantyre Police station pending bail application in court today (Thursday).