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Posts published in October 2017

Solwezi Road Works Cheers Motorists

[Zambia Reports] Some Motorists conducting business between the Copperbelt and North Western Province are hopeful that the contractor working on the Solwezi - Chingola Roads will complete Road Works by December this year.

No Offensive Weapons At Opposition Secretariat – Police

[Times of Zambia] The police have said no offensive weapons were found at the United Party for National Development (UPND) secretariat in Lusaka, which was searched by police officers at the weekend.

University Dismantling Talks Commence

[Times of Zambia] The University of Zambia (UNZA) management has started a consultative process with various schools on dismantling the higher learning institution into various colleges.

Lusaka City Council Tries to Beat Rain in Drainage Works

[Times of Zambia] With the rainy season all but set, the Lusaka City Council (LCC) is racing against time to clear the blocked drainage system in the Central Business district to avert flooding of roads and car parks.

Mayor Kang’ombe Faces Resistance in Kitwe

[Zambia Reports] Hardworking Kitwe Mayor Christopher Kang'ombe is facing resistance from fellow councillors despite winning the hearts of many ordinary citizens for his work ethics.

FKF Cancels Rwanda Friendly, to Play Zambia

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has announced the cancellation of the national team's friendly match against Rwanda's Amavubi initially set for November 11 and will instead play Zambia's Chipolopolo in Nairobi on November 14.

City of Lusaka Kiss Super League Goodbye

[Zambia Reports] City of Lusaka's short lived stay in the Super Division came to a crushing end with a 4-1 loss to Zesco United who leapfrogged Green Buffaloes to second position with a game in hand.

Chilufya a Testament That Are Still Good Men in Politics

[Zambia Reports] It is very fashionable to just get to pinpoint the negatives about government officials. Half the time they are often seen to be villains in the narrative of governance.

Nawakwi Resurfaces On Political Scene

[Zambia Reports] FDD president Edith Nawakwi has resurfaced from her over a year self-imposed isolation from the Zambian political scene and reconciled with her deputy Chifumu Banda.

Power Utility Targets Zambia Power for Kanyemba

[The Herald] ZESA has applied to Zambia's power utility, Zesco, for permission to import an unspecified amount of electricity to feed the Kanyemba area, Mashonaland Central Province, north of Zimbabwe. This comes as the Mbire Rural District Council, un...

Iris Kaingu in Another ‘Naked’ Photo Shoot

[Zambia Reports] She is not short of controversy. And this one can't pass without raising eyebrows. Iris kaingu, daughter of former MMD lawmaker Michael, is captured posing for pictures with her assets covered in bird like feathers.

Chibamba Kanyama Explains IMF Advice

[Times of Zambia] "The IMF has done its Debt Sustanability Assessment for Zambia and I suspect it is of the view that additional non-concessional loans to the country are presently unsustainable. Debt sustainability in IMF terms simply means your curre...

Hichilema Is an Imperialist, Says Politician Tayali

[Zambia Reports] Barely a few months after forging some cosmetic alliance, opposition leader Chilufya Tayali has turned against UPND president Hakainde Hichilema branding him an "imperialist wanting to mortgage the country."

Opposition’s Hichilema Wins Top African Freedom Award

[Zambia Reports] Zambian leading opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema will this Friday be the recipient of the African Freedom Award under the auspices of the Germany human rights body, Friedrich Naumann Foundation.

Khama Back From Zambia

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama is back home from Lusaka, Zambia.

Families Evicted From Commercial Farms

[CAJ News] Dozens of rural families have been left with no shelter or source of livelihoods following mass acquisition of land by commercial farmers. The evictions are commonplace in the central Serenje district. Some commercial farmers have acquired t...

Botswana, Zambia Firm Ties

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama returned from Lusaka, Zambia yesterday (October 24) where he attended the 53rd independence anniversary of Zambia at the invitation of his counterpart, President Edgar Lungu.

Economic Relations Between Angola and Zambia Demeed Good

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Zambian ambassador to Angola, Lavun Chalungumana, considered on Tuesday in Luanda that the economic relations between the two countries are excellent, although they are weak due to the lack of rehabilitation of the land routes for t...