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UPND MP says he is receiving death threats New! 2019-12-06 08:56:35United Party for National Development (UPND) Nalikwanda Member of Parliament Geoffrey Lungwangwa says he has been receiving threats on his life. This

Lwandamina: Zesco United Ready for New! 2019-12-06 08:11:36Zesco United coach George Lwandamina insists Saturday’s 2019/2020 CAF Champions League Group A clash against TP Mazembe is a meeting of equals d

President Edgar Lungu warns Millers hoarding maize New! 2019-12-06 07:47:16President Edgar Lungu has advised millers desist from hoarding maize and creating an artificial shortage of the commodity. President Lungu says the go

Government has prioritized the enhancement of education-Tasila Lungu New! 2019-12-06 07:39:15Nkoloma Ward One Councillor, Tasila Lungu says the Government has prioritized the enhancement of education, especially in rural areas in order to crea

PF Rubbishes The Mukula Cartel EIA Report and New! 2019-12-06 07:31:49The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has rubbished the 20-page report published by the US-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA-US) linking Preside

Cops gun down 7 criminals New! 2019-12-06 06:39:37Police in Lusaka have gunned down seven notorious criminals suspected to be foreign nationals in an exchange of fire in Lusaka’s Makeni Simson a

More refugees seek asylum in Zambia New! 2019-12-06 06:03:14The number of Congolese refugees seeking asylum in Zambia has doubled in the last three months of 2019, despite that country holding an election which

UPND should not get Misguided by Wining a New! 2019-12-06 05:11:47Vice President Inonge Wina has said that  United Party for National Development (UPND) should not be misguided by its victory of the Ilambo Ward

Problems with Central Bank’s take on Bill 10 New! 2019-12-05 23:38:50  By Dr Grieve Chelwa In July of this year I raised concerns with a proposed amendment to the functions of the Bank of Zambia (BoZ). The proposed

The Mukula Cartel: President Lungu, His Daughter and New! 2019-12-05 23:32:50A new report by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), Mukula Cartel, has exposed how associates connected to Zambian President Edgar Lungu, in

Davaos collaborates with Cleo Ice Queen on “Pon 2019-12-05 09:13:40Female duo, Davaos released the visual for their collaborative song with Cleo Ice Queen, titled “Pon Me“.

PR Girl Media To Host Third Annual Penthouse 2019-12-05 08:51:42The news of the 2019 edition of the Penthouse Party hit us all with curiosity and excitement especially when PR Girl Media announced that the event, d

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France Braced for Biggest National Strike in Years 2019-12-05 00:09:49France is preparing for severe disruption as millions of workers go on strike in protest at being forced to retire later or face reduced pensions. Sch

Bwana Mkubwa MP Lobbies Funds for Yengwe Basic 2019-12-04 23:37:30Bwana Mkubwa Member of Parliament Dr Jonas Chanda has embarked on a project to raise K250, 000 for the upgrading of Yengwe Basic School to a secondary

Ndola Taxi Driver Appears In Court For Defiling 2019-12-04 14:43:20A 47-year-old taxi driver of Ndola has denied defiling a one-year-old child in his car. The defilement is alleged to have happened in the Central Busi

BoZ Disputes Reports That Bill 10 Will Take 2019-12-04 14:31:32The Bank of Zambia has said the Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Bill No. 10 of 2019 will not take away some of its powers as reported on social med

Walk Out On Bill 10, Then What? 2019-12-04 06:26:33Opposition members of parliament yesterday walked out of Parliament when a motion was read by Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo seeking the rein

OPINION: No ‘Exit’ Entry For Us! 2019-12-04 02:15:12American Ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote has gone on a path of trying to push on Zambia values that the majority of the Zambians do not subscribe to

U20 Cosafa Kicks-Off in Lusaka 2019-12-04 00:10:35The Cosafa Under-20 rolls into action this morning with three fixtures lined up at Nkoloma Stadium. The first match kicks-off at 10:00 hours with Ango

Chililabombwe Man Caught Having Sex with Sheep 2019-12-03 23:51:05An 18 year old man of Chililabombwe district has been arrested after he was allegedly found having sex with a sheep. Copperbelt Commissioner of Police

CBU Increases Registration Fees by over 100% 2019-12-03 23:46:56The Copperbelt University (CBU) has upped registration fees by over 100 percent as students reports for the new academic year. Students have been hit

Bill Number 10 Up for Second Reading 2019-12-03 23:42:46Bill Number 10 will be expected to move to the second reading after having been restored to the Order Paper on Tuesday. Some United Party for National

Parliament Restores Bill Number 10…UPND MPs Walk Out 2019-12-03 08:56:15The Constitutional Amendment Bill number 10 has been restored to the order paper after parliament presided over it. Opposition UPND members of parliam

Zambia Not Under ICC Probe-Bensouda 2019-12-03 05:00:00Zambia is not among the countries that are under investigation by the International Criminal Court (ICC). According to a list unveiled at the on-going

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Two men and woman condemned to death for 2019-11-20 06:33:31By JULIUS PHIRI – THE Chipata High Court has sentenced two men and a woman of the same family from Petauke to death by hanging for the murder of

Kaizer Zulu in RTA 2019-11-20 05:57:09By STEVEN ZANDE – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu’s Political Advisor Kaizer Zulu was yesterday involved in a road traffic accident after his Toyota

ACC cautions ex-ZRL boss Atanga 2019-11-20 05:50:54By REBECCA MUSHOTA  – THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has recorded a warn-and-caution statement from former Zambia Railways chief exec

SADC feeling pinch of Zim sanctions – Miti 2019-11-20 05:46:13By REBECCA MUSHOTA ZAMBIA has said the economic sanctions against Zimbabwe are negatively affecting the Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Govt, IMF agree to address economic challenges 2019-11-20 05:38:56By REBECCA MUSHOTA – THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Government have agreed that there is urgent need for more policy adjustments rela

PAC forces RTSA into reverse gear over K1.4m 2019-11-20 05:32:58By JAMES KUNDA – THE Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday turned away a Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) delegation ov

Two defilers in for 73 years 2019-11-19 03:41:23By STEPHANIE KUNDA – THE Ndola High Court has sentenced two men aged 37 and 40 to 73 years imprisonment for defiling of girls aged three and fou

Malawian man loses whole package in savage attack 2019-11-19 03:35:32By JULIUS PHIRI  – UNKNOWN people in Chipata have cut-off a 45 year-old Malawian man’s manhood leaving him bleeding profusely and bat

K3m award for ZAF officer who died in 2019-11-14 05:26:31By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE family of a Zambia Air Force (ZAF) officer who died while in detention at Woodlands police station in Lusaka has

It’s now 20 hours 2019-11-14 05:21:15By REBECCA MUSHOTA – ZESCO has announced a peak of up to 20 hours or more of loadshedding in some areas from the stipulated 15 hours due to redu

Shambolic!…Clueless defending puts Olympic dream in peril 2019-11-13 04:21:16By SAMUEL LUKHANDA – Zambia 1-3 Nigeria ZAMBIA Under-23 Olympic dream was last night shattered after conceding silly goals that gifted Nigeria a

42 fleeced over fake Lubambe jobs 2019-11-13 04:17:01By ESTHER NG’ANDU – FORTY-TWO job seekers have been swindled out of close to K20,000 by fraudsters promising them jobs at Lubambe Copper M

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Zambia raises benchmark lending rate by 125 basis 2019-11-20 04:59:20LUSAKA, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Zambia's central bank raised the country's benchmark lending rate by 125 basis points to 11.5% on Wednesday, citing risin

Soccer-Ethiopia stun Ivory Coast, Madagascar bag record win 2019-11-19 16:20:29JOHANNESBURG, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Ethiopia caused the first real shock of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers when they came from behind to stun

Soccer-Mahrez excused from Algeria international for personal reasons 2019-11-15 11:39:22Nov 15 (Reuters) - Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez has been excused from travelling to Botswana for their African Cup of Nations qualifier on Monday for

Soccer-African champions Algeria begin title defence with rout 2019-11-14 16:21:54JOHANNESBURG, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Algeria thrashed Zambia 5-0 on Thursday in a successful start to the defence of their continental crown, winning thei

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-East African currencies seen firm, Zambia's weak 2019-11-14 07:08:56LUSAKA, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Kenyan, Ugandan and Tanzanian currencies are expected to strengthen in the coming week as Zambia's weakens.

Zambia's president vows to contain debt within sustainable 2019-11-08 11:37:25LUSAKA, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Zambia is committed to ensuring that debt is contained within sustainable levels through continued austerity measures, Presi

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-Bank stock investors seen supporting Kenyan shilling 2019-11-07 07:27:06NAIROBI, Nov 7 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling is expected to firm as offshore investors buy banking stocks after the government lifted a cap on lendi