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Levy Mwanawasa

Constitutional conference begins in Zambia

A national conference designed to prepare a new constitution for Zambia began Wednesday with President Levy Mwanawasa urging delegates not to use the forum to…

Zambian president hails Zambia-China trade

Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa praised Tuesday the establishment of the Zambia-China Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone, which he said would provide more job opportunities and…

Zambian president slams Brown’s summit boycott

Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa on Wednesday blasted British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's decision to boycott the EU-Africa summit in Lisbon in protest at Zimbabwean leader…

President Says Opposition Could Face Treason Charges

Zambia's president says his opponents will face treason charges if they try to block planned changes to the constitution. Zambian state media quote President Levy…

Zambia’s President Threatens Opponents With Treason Charges

Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa said lawmakers opposing his proposed constitutional reforms will be charged with treason. After years of constitutional debate, the National Constitutional Conference…(read…

Levy Throws Gauntlet to Zambians Abroad

President Levy Mwanawasa has challenged Zambians living abroad to be active participants in Zambia's economic development by remitting more funds for entrepreneurial ventures and sourcing…

Levy Mwanawasa states country is now user friendly

Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa spoke to more than 300 UW students and Seattle locals on Zambia's efforts to support foreign investment last night in Kane…

Seattle Come Invest in Zambia

Even for a country with a relatively stable democracy and growing economy, Zambia hasn't had much luck finding Americans willing to invest there. Zambian President…

Mwanawasa Threatens Summit Boycott If Mugabe Excluded

Fueling an international row over whether President Robert Mugabe should be invited to a European-African summit set for December in Portugal, Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa…

Zambian president Mwanawasa fires Mundia Sikatana

Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa sacked his foreign minister and close ally Mundia Sikatana on Wednesday, saying his health appears to be failing but without giving…

Levy Mwanawasa to launch joint rail link

Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa will host his Malawian and Mozambican counterparts this week for the launch of a rail project that will link his landlocked…

Mwanawasa commutes death sentences

Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa has commuted the death sentences of nearly 100 prisoners to life imprisonment because he does not support capital punishment, his legal…