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Posts published in April 2019

President Jogs to Make Good Decisions

[East African] Soon after he became President after his predecessor Michael Sata Zambia President Edgar Lungu's health became a subject of heated debates across the country.

Zambia High Commissioner Bids Masisi Farewell

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Zambia High Commissioner, Brig. General Patrick Tembo bid farewell to President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi during a courtesy call at the Office of President in Gaborone April 29. Brig. Gen. Tembo who is leaving after serving i...

Debt, Unpaid Salaries and a Poor Harvest Have Sown Seeds of Crisis

[The Conversation Africa] In the volatile landscape of southern Africa, Zambia is often overlooked. It played a huge role in the liberation struggles of its neighbours. The ANC, banned in South Africa by the apartheid government, established its exile ...

Zambia’s Kaunda Turns 95

[] President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to the former President of Zambia, Dr Kenneth Kaunda, for his selfless fight against imperialism, colonialism and apartheid.

Improving the Lives of Millions of Mothers and Children

[IPS] Pemba, Zambia -It is slightly after 3pm on a hot Wednesday afternoon in Chipata district, eastern Zambia, and a group of women are gathering for a meeting. It is Elizabeth Tembo's turn to stand amongst the other mothers like herself and share key...

The Southern Times Closes Down

[Namibian] THE Southern Times, a partnership between the Zimbabwean and Namibian governments, will be closing down next week after 15 years of dwindling financial resources.

End Malaria Council Launched in Zambia

[Macepa] The first ever country-level End Malaria Council was launched this month by the Government of the Republic of Zambia. The President, Edgar Lungu, officially convened the EMC and requested the Minster of Health, Chitalu Chilufya, to serve as ch...

Can Nkana Clip Eagles Surge?

[Times of Zambia] BUOYANT Nkana will today seek to make ground on MTN-FAZ Super Division Stream B leaders Green Eagles when the two sides clash in their rescheduled Week Six match at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe.

Finally, the Dialogue

[Times of Zambia] THE nation's focus for the next fortnight will be firmly on the National Dialogue Forum (NDF) which commences formal proceedings in Lusaka today.

15 Die in 212 Easter Road Accidents

[Times of Zambia] Fifteen people died in 212 accidents recorded countrywide during the Easter long weekend, marking a drop in comparision to last year.

Dynamos to Pay $48,600

[Times of Zambia] FIFA has ordered Zambian MTN-FAZ Super League side Lusaka Dynamos to pay its former player Munthari Tagoe about US$48,600 for breach of contract.

Mwamba Rejoins Ruling Party, Vows to Dismantle Opposition

[Times of Zambia] As suspended United Party for National Development (UPND) vice-president Geoffrey Mwamba rejoined the Patriotic Front (PF) yesterday his successor for Kasama Central parliamentary seat challenged him to apologise to the constituents.

Lower Mealie-Meal Price – Lungu

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has directed millers who bought maize from the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) at a subsidised rate to reduce mealie meal prices.

What Young People Have to Say About Making Farming More Attractive

[The Conversation Africa] Africa has the youngest population of any continent - 60% are under age 25. While this has evoked both hope and fear, it is clear that jobs are needed for the 12 million people entering the workforce every year.