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Posts published in July 2019

Hervé Renard Takes Over As Saudi Arabia Coach

[RFI] Less than two weeks after quitting as head coach of Morocco's national team, Hervé Renard has been appointed boss of the Saudi Arabia squad. "Happy to start a new adventure in Saudi Arabia on a new continent," the 50-year-old Frenchman said on so...

Zambia Snubs SA Court Order On Kongola Copper Mine

[RFI] A South African court Tuesday granted Vedanta Resources an order blocking the liquidation of its Zambian-based Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) company amid a growing dispute with the government in Lusaka.The Johanneburg High Court ruling sets Vedanta ...

Zambia to Expand Ties With South Africa

[CAJ News] Pretoria -ZAMBIA'S newly-appointed top envoy to South Africa has pledged to ensure the implementation of bilateral agreements between the two countries to promote mutually beneficial trade and investment.

Hotel Project Diversifies Zambia Economy Through Tourism

[CAJ News] Lusaka -A LOAN of US$9 million towards the financing of a major hotel is set to meet the growing demand for business infrastructure, create jobs for youth and opportunities for services and goods providers in Zambia.

Zambia Commemorates World No Tobacco Day

[WHO] On 11 July 2019, Zambia commemorated the World No Tobacco Day to advocate for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption and to engage stakeholders across multiple sectors in the tobacco control. The 2019 World No Tobacco Day campaign whose...

Chipolopolo, Zebras Face Off

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -The Zebras will play Chipolopolo of Zambia in the 2020 CHAN qualifier game on July 26 in Francistown.

Green Light for ‘Yello Card’

[Times of Zambia] Government says it will continue fighting corruption through various investigative wings and reaffirmed its commitment to the democratic rights of all citizens.

Catholic Church Not Ruling Party – SDA Not Opposition – Lungu

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu says perceptions by some sections that the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church is pro-opposition United Party National Development (UPND) and the Catholic Church for the Patriotic Front(PF) Party are false.

Zesco Signs Zimbabwean Star Kamusoko

[Times of Zambia] ZESCO United has signed Zimbabwean midfielder Thabani Michael Kamusoko from Tanzanian giants Young Africans on a three-year deal.

Dow for Zambia, Kenya Meetings

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation, Dr Unity Dow is in Lusaka, Zambia to attend the 20th SADC ministerial committee of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation meeting scheduled for July 18-20.

Gor Exit Cecafa After Slim Loss

[Nation] Gor Mahia coach Hassan Oktay Wednesday evening cut a frustrated figure after his team was bundled out of the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) Kagame Cup.

Crisis Looming in Drought-Affected Areas

[CAJ News] Lusaka -Major health, protection and education crises are unfolding in the southern and western parts of Zambia that are bearing the brunt of a prolonged drought battering the country.

Zambia’s Eagles Knock Gor Off Kagame Cup

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenyan champions Gor Mahia have been eliminated from the CECAFA Kagame Cup after losing 2-1 to Zambia's Green Eagles in the quarter finals played at the Stade Nyamirambo in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday.

Chinese Wind Energy Firm Tilting Towards Zambia

[Times of Zambia] A Chinese company, dealing in wind-turbines technology and energy solutions, has expressed interest in investing in Zambia to help diversify the energy sector in line with the Government's agenda.

I Gladly Accepted the Job, Says New Finance Minister

[Zambia Reports] "I got a phone call yesterday when I was preparing to go to Church. When I picked up, the President said 'this is President Lungu'. I thought it was a prank but when I listened carefully, it sounded like him. He asked to see me and I c...

Lungu Fires Finance Minister Mwanakatwe

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has dropped Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and has replaced her with Bank of Zambia Deputy Governor Operations Dr Bwalya Ng'andu.