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Tom Mtine: Pleasant memories of a gentleman

By WYNEGOOD MALUNGA – GROWING up as kids, we heard great stories about Tom Mtine and we all wanted to be as rich and influential as he was, according to what we were told.News was that he was the richest Zambian and one of the richest in Africa.We were told his house was huge and […]

HH to grace RB’s 1st memorial

By JOSEPH BANDA – THE first memorial service for late fourth Republican President Rupiah Banda will be held on Saturday to be graced by President Hakainde Hichilema, Secretary to the Cabinet Patrick Kangwa has announced.He said President Hichilema and First Lady Mutinta would lead the memorial church service at the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy […]

Geingob Hails Rupiah Banda At State Funeral

[New Era] President Hage Geingob yesterday paid homage to former Zambian president Rupiah Banda, saying his death is a monumental loss to the people of Namibia, both as a staunch advocate for the democracy the country enjoys today and as having been a ...

‘New Mindset Needed for Reforms’

[Lesotho Times] FORMER Zambian President Rupiah Banda says a new political mindset is needed for Basotho to find long-lasting solutions to the country's perennial political challenges through inclusive and broad-based dialogue.

RB Off to China On Special Invite

[Zambia Reports] Fourth Republican president Rupiah Banda yesterday left for China on special invitation from that country's Guizhou Provincial People's Government Vice Governor Lu Yongzheng.

RB Pounds Eastern Province for President Lungu

[Zambia Reports] Fourth Republican president Rupiah Banda addressed five campaign meetings in Chadiza on Sunday making a strong case for an overwhelming vote for incumbent President Edgar Chagwa Lungu. The meetings took place in Zemba, Naviruli and Chi...

2016 Elections – Democracy Hovering On the Precipice

[The Conversation Africa] When Rupiah Banda conceded defeat to Michael Sata in Zambia's 2011 elections, many commentators hailed the peaceful transfer of power as a sign that the country's democracy had matured. Twenty years after ousting the United Na...

RB to Attend U.S Democratic Convention in Penn State

[Zambia Reports] Fourth Republican president Rupiah Banda has left the country to attend the Democratic National Convention at which Hillary Clinton will be confirmed as the party's presidential candidate.

Rupiah Banda Endorses Pres. Lungu

[Zambia Reports] Fourth Republican president Rupiah Banda has endorsed ruling party candidate Edgar Lungu in the August 11 polls.

Prof Francis Chingunta Dies

[Zambia Reports] Former Economic Advisor under the Rupiah Banda regime Professor Francis Chinguta has died.

Mutati Is New MMD President

[Zambia Reports] Former Commerce Minister in the Rupiah Banda administration Felix Mutati has gone through unopposed to become the new MMD President at the on going Party Convention at Mulungushi University in Kabwe.