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Posts published in August 2019

SA Companies Embark On Trade Mission to Zambia

[] A number of South African companies will today begin a weeklong trade mission to Zambia that is expected to deepen relations with the southern African country.

Three Illegal Gold Miners Die in Mwinilunga

[Times of Zambia] Three men have died while digging for gold in Mwinilunga after a site they were working caved in, burying them alive early on Saturday morning.

Banyana Banyana Claim COSAFA Women’s Championship Title

[SAFA] South Africa have been crowned champions of the 2019 COSAFA Women's Championship after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Zambia in the final at a full Wolfson Stadium in Nelson Mandela Bay on Sunday (11 August).

El Courts the Grassroots

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has said that he wants to interact with the grassroots in Northwestern Province so that he could know what the people want, ahead of the 2021 general elections.

3 Nabbed in Kitwe As Rival Gangs Clash

[Times of Zambia] POLICE in Kitwe on Saturday arrested three people after two rival gangs of Kandabwe and Saint Anthony townships fought running battles leaving a member of one gang allegedly stabbed with a school driver.

China Pledges More Aid to Zambia

[Times of Zambia] CHINA says it is willing to offer more assistance to Zambia to help speed up Government's objectives such as infrastructure construction to close-up nearly two million housing deficit.

Zambian Luxury Apartments With No Owners

[Namibian] ZAMBIAN president Edgar Lungu last week called for a thorough probe into the ownership of 48 luxury apartments after the country's anti-corruption agency's failure to establish who the owners were.

Zambia 15s Charge Up for Kenya

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA 15s team coach Lawrence Njovu says his team will be going for a win when they battle African heavyweight Kenya this weekend.

Money Grows On Trees-Don’t Uproot Them

[IPS] Pemba, Zambia -Jennifer Handondo, a small scale farmer of Choma district in southern Zambia, plants food crops such as maize mostly for her family's needs. Because of uncharacteristically high temperatures and low rainfall during the planting sea...

Copperbelt University to Re-Open

[Times of Zambia] Copperbelt University (CBU) will re-open on August 19 and suspensions slapped on six students have been lifted, Higher Education Minister Brian Mushimba has announced.

Govt Seeks U.S.$779,8 Million Supplementary Budget

[Times of Zambia] The Government has proposed a K9.8 billion supplementary budget to finance foreign and domestic debt repayment, the purchase of strategic food reserves, national security and foreign affairs, among other activities.

Investigate 48 Lusaka Homes, Lungu Tells Anti-Graft Body

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has directed a further probe into the case in which the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) says it has failed to unmask the owners of 48 houses in Lusaka.

Matlhaku New Botswana Envoy to Zambia

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi has appointed Mr Alpheus Matlhaku Botswana's high commissioner to Zambia.

Local Firms to Explore Zambian Market

[The Herald] At least 20 Zimbabwean companies are, this week, participating at the Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show (ZACS) where they are looking at exploring export opportunities.