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Posts published in October 2017

Economic Relations Between Angola and Zambia Deemed Good

[ANGOP] Luanda -The ambassador of Zambia to Angola, Lawrence Chalungumana, last Tuesday in Luanda said that the economic relations between the two countries are excellent, although in need of revitalisation, such as through the rehabilitation of roads ...

Stripped of Their Brick Home, Living in a Mud House – Witness

[HRW] When bulldozers destroyed her small home on the cold June morning, Esther (not her real name), watched, overwhelmed by feelings of loss and hopelessness. She saw the bulldozers level her two-bedroom brick house, making way for a commercial farm.

Commercial Farms Displace Rural Communities

[HRW] Lusaka -The Zambian government is failing to protect the rights of rural residents displaced by large commercial farms in Serenje district, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Some commercial farmers have acquired thousands of hec...

Local Karatekas Shine in Zambia

[The Herald] Zimbabwean karatekas managed to bring home three medals from the Zambia-Japanese Ambassador Invitational Tournament held in Lusaka, Zambia, this weekend. Sensei Malven Chomusora scooped the men's Open gold medal in a category which was dom...

Minister Mulusa Stays Put Amidst Pressure to Resign

[Zambia Reports] Under fire National Planning and Development Minister Lucky Mulusa is staying put despite being asked to exercise the option of resigning by President Edgar Lungu in the aftermath of his fire tender remarks.

Lungu and Hichilema Need to Walk the Dialogue Path

[Zambia Reports] The political situation in Zambia is much improved in the aftermath of the release of UPND president Hakainde Hichilema on August 16 from prison on charges of treason.

FIFA Advises Zambia to Move On From Clash With Nigeria

[Guardian] FIFA has thrown out Zambia's protest over the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria on October 7 in Uyo, saying there is no evidence that the referee helped the Super Eagles to win the match, reports africanfootball.com.

Kambwili Seeks Conciliatory Meeting With Lungu

[Zambia Reports] Expelled Roan Patriotic Front Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili is reaching to President Edgar Lungu after having pledged to tone down in his attacks on government.

Opposition’s Kasonso Puts Mulusa On the Spot

[Zambia Reports] Solwezi West UPND Member of Parliament Teddy Kasonso Friday morning put National Development Planning Minister Lucky Mulusa on the spot asking him to explain why the state of infrastructure is still poor yet the province is contributin...

Memorial Site Should Remind Politicians of the Virtues Tambo Espoused

[Zambia Reports] On October 13 President Chagwa Lungu and his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma stood side by side commissioning the memorial site of Oliver Reginald Tambo in Lusaka's Chelstone area. It was a befitting memory for the man who led the...

Lungu Launches U.S.$50 Million Fish Project

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has launched a $50 Million fish project under the Zambia Aquaculture Enterprise Development Project.

Opposition Cancels Rally Over Cholera Threats

[Zambia Reports] Opposition leader Radical Revolutionary Party (RRP) leader Vincent Chaile has backed government's decision to cancel the UPND rally that was due to take place in Kanyama yesterday.

Convoluted Deal

[Times of Zambia] One of the longest transfer sagas involving defender Isaac or is it Issaac Shamujompa, as some club had registered him, finally came to end though not conclusive enough.

New Fire Trucks Quench Inferno At Ndola Oil Firm

[Zambia Reports] The much talked about US $1 million fire trucks swung into action last night quenching fire that would have destroyed property worth millions of kwacha at a Ndola cooking oil manufacturing company.

Lungu Urged to Uphold Human Rights for All

[Times of Zambia] Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty has appealed to President Edgar Lungu to uphold human rights of all, including the rights to freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly, the organization said today af...

Former MP Sampa Kneels Before Lungu, Seeks Forgiveness

[Zambia Reports] Images of former Matero Member of Parliament Miles Sampa going to extraordinary lengths to go and kneel before President Edgar Lungu to seek forgiveness at Nkana Stadium on Wednesday made for interesting reading.

Lungu Is Ordained By God – Pastor Makota

[Times of Zambia] Pastor Austin Makota of Bread of Life Church London has said leadership is of God and President Edgar Lungu is a leader who is ordained by God to Serve the people of Zambia.

Judoka Begins Medal Chase

[Times of Zambia] Judoka Andrew Kaswanga today begins his medal pursuit at the 2018 World Junior Championship in Croatia when he steps on the mat to face Madagascar's Eugen Matveiciuc in the -81kg event.