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Posts published in July 2021

FLN Suspects Invoke Lusaka Accord to Escape Jail Sentences

[New Times] Some of the suspects in the terror case involving Paul Rusesabagina and other members of FLN militia have resorted invoking the Lusaka Ceasefire Agreement, saying they should be let off and reintegrated in the Rwandan community.

EU Response to Govt’s Call Commendable

[Times of Zambia] We wish to commend the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) for responding positively to Government's invitation to observe the upcoming general elections next month.

Socialist Party Candidate Found Dead, Body Burnt

[Times of Zambia] One of the youngest political aspirants in the August elections aged 29 has been found dead in a remote area of Kapiri Mposhi. Police said yesterday they had recovered the charred remains of Stallon Chobe who was vying for the positio...

Coalition for Peaceful Elections Welcome

[Times of Zambia] As Zambia starts a one-month countdown to this year's general election, it is important to remind everyone of the need for the country to emerge from this poll more united and peaceful.

DP Ruto, CS Amina Watch As Kenya Simbas Maul Zambia

[Nation] Kenya Simbas mauled Zambia 45-8 in front of a sizeable crowd at Nyayo National Stadium on Sunday to remain in contention for a place in the 2023 Rugby 15s World Cup.

Latest Data From Lusaka Morgue Analysis Shows Spike in Covid-19 Deaths

[The Conversation Africa] Understanding the epidemiology of infectious diseases often rests heavily on the local resources available to conduct surveillance work. It is very easy to fall into the trap of believing that the absence of information about ...

Lesotho Stun Zambia As South Africa Edge eSwatini at Cosafa Cup

[Cosafa] Lesotho claimed their first ever outright victory over defending champions Zambia in the COSAFA Cup with a come-from-behind 2-1 success on Thursday that has thrown Group A wide open at the regional showpiece tournament in Nelson Mandela Bay.

Micho Fumbles for Answers

[Times of Zambia] Kelvin Kampamba of Zambia challenged by Rethabile Rasethuntsa and Basia Kenneth Makepe of Lesotho during the 2021 COSAFA Cup match between Zambia and Lesotho at Nelson Isaac Wolfson Stadium, Port Elizabeth yesterday.

Livingstonia Synod Hold Kenneth Kaunda Memorial Service

[Nyasa Times] The Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) in the Synod of Livingstonia on Wednesday morning conducted a memorial service for late Dr Kenneth Kaunda , former president of Zambia whose father migrated from Malawi.

Hungry Lions Stalk Warriors

[Namibian] SENEGAL's Teranga Lions are not on a southern African safari, they are here to conquer. The West African Cosafa Cup guests are hungry and have a single mind to gobble up everything on offer, the team's head of delegation, Sam Diatta, said.

Kenneth Kaunda’s Children Sue to Stop Burial By State

[Nation] Lusaka -- The funeral of Zambia's founding President, Kenneth Kaunda, is in limbo as some of his children and other family members have rushed to court to stop the government from burying him at a site designated for the country's heads of State.

Angolan VP Attends Kenneth Kaunda’s Funeral

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Vice President of the Republic, Bornito de Sousa, travels this Thursday to Lusaka, Zambia, where he participates in the funeral ceremonies of former president Kenneth David Kaunda.