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Reports that the Zambia Correctional Services has donated New! 2019-08-23 11:16:21The UPND says reports that the Zambia Correctional Services has donated 10 animals to Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo are disturbing and amoun

Mwanawasa’s Projects Visible Everywhere, Mutati Tells North Western New! 2019-08-23 10:30:43MMD President Felix Mutati says the contribution of late Republican President Levy Mwanawasa is tangible and visible in all corners of the country. An

FAZ has apologised for blaming the Government over New! 2019-08-23 10:24:35The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has apologised to government for wrongly putting blame on the authority for the Under 20 Women’s Nation

South African High Court denies ZCCM-IH leave to New! 2019-08-23 10:09:32Justice Leicester Adams of the Gauteng Local Division, Johannesburg, of the High Court of South Africa has today denied ZCCM leave to appeal his judge

Kalumbila Starch Milling set to open New! 2019-08-23 08:56:57The 4.8 million Kwacha starch processing plant in Kalumbila district is set to start operations in October this year. Premiercon Chief Executive Offic

Lead pollution in Kabwe a public health emergency New! 2019-08-23 07:14:17Children living in Kabwe are still exposed to high levels of toxic lead, 25 years after mining ended in the area, Human Rights Watch said on Friday. T

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema holds talks with Canadian New! 2019-08-23 06:54:50UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema this morning held a meeting with Canadian High Commissioner to Zambia Pamela O’Donnell, in Lusaka and discussed i

Album review: K.r.y.t.i.c – ‘Imiti Ikula’ New! 2019-08-23 06:43:36“The Lord blesses the work of your hands, the same way he blesses the thoughts of your mind / and in time you will rise and start to shine / and

Deputy Chief Whip Tutwa Ngulube claims LAZ New! 2019-08-23 06:43:06Deputy Parliamentary Chief Whip Tutwa Ngulube says the decision by Law Association of Zambia President Eddie Mwitwa to take President Edgar Lungu, the

Were sole ZSD-based call-up for Kenya duty New! 2019-08-23 05:07:56Zesco United striker Jesse Were is the only Zambian-based Kenyan player summoned for next month’s international friendly date against Uganda on

The Achievements of the Patriotic Front Government In 2019-08-22 23:40:48By Hon Davies Mwila INTRODUCTION The Vision 2030 goal is to make Zambia a “prosperous middle-income country by 2030”. As a stairway to att

Green Mamba warn CAF opponents Zesco 2019-08-22 17:50:05Green Mamba coach Caleb Ngwenya has warned Zesco United that the tie is not over despite coming to Zambia limping off a home loss against George Lwand

Newstime Africa

Megaphone Diplomacy – You Can Fool Some People 2019-08-03 17:33:06It is an open secret that the relationship between our 2 major political parties, the SLPP and APC is one...

Non Violence is the Supreme Law of Life 2019-08-01 15:48:02The recent spate of violence on the streets has become a recurrent eyesore to all well meaning Sierra Leoneans. It...

As the President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada 2019-07-30 07:02:15The Publisher and Managing Editor of Newstime Africa, Mr Ahmed M. Kamara has offered a reward of 10,000 USD for...

Men and HIV: how poverty, violence and inequality 2019-07-29 14:06:29A closer look at men in South Africa reveals a very complicated picture. Shutterstock Andrew Gibbs, South African Medical Research...

How ‘bride price’ reinforces negative stereotypes: a Ghanaian 2019-07-29 13:38:56The practice of bride price has evolved. MaxPixel/Wiki Commons Stephen Baffour Adjei, University of Education Marriage is an institution common...

WhatsApp played a big role in the Nigerian 2019-07-29 09:36:45Supporters of Nigeria’s All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, at a rally earlier this year. EPA-EFE/Stri

The Corruption of every government begins with Principles 2019-07-29 09:07:29Sierra Leoneans woke up to breaking news (pardon the pun) last week that thieves broke into the house of one...

The Denial of Racism is a form of 2019-07-27 09:24:07One of the best known confessions in the history of mankind was made by Martin Niemöller, and this could be...

Zambia Reports

AG Asks ConCourt To Dismiss LAZ’s Bill 10 2019-08-23 01:01:04Attorney General Likando Kalaluka has asked the Constitutional court to dismiss with costs the petition filed by the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) t

High Court Defers Judgment in UPND Cadres’ Murder 2019-08-23 00:55:33Lusaka High Court judge Mwamba Chanda has failed to deliver her judgment in the case involving two suspected UPND cadres accused of murdering a PF mem

ECZ Concludes Phase 1 Of Delimitation Exercise 2019-08-23 00:51:30The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has concluded the first phase of the ongoing delimitation exercise. ECZ Public Relation Manager Margaret Chim

Govt Acts to End Mealie Meal Price Distortions 2019-08-23 00:44:31Chief government spokesperson Dora Siliya has disclosed that government, through the Ministry of Agriculture, will end mealie meal price distortions o

Turkey Gives 12 Scholarships to Zambian Students 2019-08-23 00:39:21The Turkish Government has offered 12 scholarships to Zambian students to study at various universities in Turkey. Speaking during a bilateral meeting

Govt Says Court Will Decide Vedanta’s Fate Over 2019-08-22 11:46:57Government has maintained that the issue of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM)’s shareholding is a subject of the court process. Mines and Minerals Deve

Zambian Dies In S.A After Alleged Stabbing By 2019-08-22 11:42:49A 41-year-old Zambian has died in Cape Town, South Africa after sustaining neck injuries resulting from a knife stab. The deceased identified as Peter

Mutati In Road Accident 2019-08-22 11:38:38MMD faction leader Felix Mutati has been involved in a road accident in Mufumbwe. Mutati was on his way to Mufumbwe to attend the Likumbi Lya Mize tra

NDC Youths Ask Speaker to Resign 2019-08-22 06:37:26National Democratic Congress (NDC) party youths have asked the speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini to vacate his office for allowing par

Russian Sisters Who Killed Own Father Win Sympathy 2019-08-22 00:44:18In July 2018 three teenage sisters stabbed and battered their father to death in his sleep, in their Moscow flat. Investigators have confirmed the gir

12 Kitwe Liquor Traders Summoned For Breaching Law 2019-08-07 08:56:25Twelve (12) liquor dealers in Kitwe have been summoned by Kitwe City Council for operating beyond stipulated hours and conducting business in unsanita

Kapiri Police Arrest 6 Ex-Prisoners Over Theft 2019-08-07 08:45:02Police in Kapiri Mposhi have arrested six former convicts who have been terrorising residents with a spate of house break-ins and thefts. Police have

Times of Zambia

No meeting with Agarwal – State House 2019-08-21 10:02:36By REBECCA MUSHOTA – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu will not meet Vedanta Resources chairperson Anil Agarwal while on his three-day State visit to India,

Kambwili petition: Let’s avoid the absurd – SG 2019-08-21 03:33:28By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE Constitutional Court should dismiss Chishimba Kambwili’s petition challenging the decision of the speaker

Solwezi not thirsty for local water 2019-08-21 02:53:45By MTHONISWA BANDA – A US$2.2 million bottling plant in Solwezi is operating at half capacity due to lack of demand for bottled water, Horn of A

FQM seeks mining policy indaba 2019-08-21 02:20:05By KENNEDY MUPESENI and RACKSON SHAMUTUKU, Solwezi – FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) has called for mining policy dialogue to come up with attracti

CEEC urges doubling of GDP from domestic investments 2019-08-21 02:04:19By KENNEDY MUPESENI in Solwezi – ZAMBIA needs to double its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by harnessing domestic investment to bring it up to the

Napsa to start Solwezi low cost housing project 2019-08-21 02:01:11By KENNEDY MUPESENI in Solwezi – THE National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) will before the end of the year start construction of low to medi

Cotton body calls for value addition industries 2019-08-21 01:59:31By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THERE is need to advocate for both local and international investors to establish industries that will promote value a

SAFADA moots Family Farmer Advancement Support initiative 2019-08-21 01:58:22By CASSEY KAYULA – THE Small Scale Farmers Development Agency (SAFADA) has embarked on a project that will create an economic partnership agreem

25 construction apprentices get Stanchart life skills training 2019-08-21 01:57:10By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – STANDARD Chartered Bank has trained 25 young male construction apprentices with financial and life skills education th

100 Zambians removed from Namibia 2019-08-20 04:08:28By REBECCA MUSHOTA – MORE than 100 Zambians have been removed from Namibia in the last six days for unlawful entry. On Saturday, the Department

3 nabbed in Kitwe as rival 2019-08-05 05:02:12By ESTHER NG’ANDU – POLICE in Kitwe on Saturday arrested three people after two rival gangs of Kandabwe and Saint Anthony townships fought

China pledges more aid to Zambia 2019-08-05 04:52:02From CHILA NAMAIKO in Beijing China – CHINA says it is willing to offer more assistance to Zambia to help speed up Government’s objectives

Reuters: Zambia News

Zambia determined to find another investor for Konkola 2019-08-22 11:17:18LUSAKA, Aug 22 (Reuters) - The Zambian government is determined to "urgently secure" an investor for Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) once the court proce

FEATURE-Solar-irrigated farms face an unexpected threat in Zimbabwe: 2019-08-21 00:00:18MASHABA, Zimbabwe, Aug 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When one of Zimbabwe's first solar mini-grid systems was installed in this drought-prone vil

UPDATE 1-Zambia says no meeting planned with Vedanta 2019-08-20 12:50:00JOHANNESBURG/LUSAKA, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Zambian President Edgar Lungu will not meet the chairman of Vedanta Resources to discuss the disputed liquidat

Zambia says President Lungu will not meet Vedanta 2019-08-20 12:14:16LUSAKA, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Zambian President Edgar Lungu will not meet Vedanta Resources officials on his visit to India this week, his office said on

Vedanta and Zambian President Lungu to discuss KCM 2019-08-20 03:56:56JOHANNESBURG, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Vedanta Resources will meet Zambian President Edgar Lungu and his team on their visit to India this week for further

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Kenya, Tanzania shillings, Zambia kwacha to hold steady 2019-08-15 08:08:05DAR ES SALAAM, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Kenya's and Tanzania's shillings are expected to hold steady against the dollar in the next week to Thursday, as w

UPDATE 2-Vedanta fails to stop KCM liquidation in 2019-08-14 14:38:41JOHANNESBURG, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Zambia's President Edgar Lungu met with the chairman of Vedanta Resources to discuss the disputed liquidation of its

Zambia's President Lungu meets with Vedanta over disputed 2019-08-14 14:03:20JOHANNESBURG, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Zambia's President Edgar Lungu met with the chairman of Vedanta Resources to discuss the disputed liquidation of its

Zambia court adjourns ex-minister graft case that prompted 2019-08-13 07:12:27LUSAKA, Aug 13 (Reuters) - A Zambian court on Tuesday adjourned until September the start of corruption trial involving a former cabinet minister that