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Government pledges to build on existing peace

Vice President Guy Scott says Government is resolved to continue building on the peace that the founding fathers of the country fought for as the country celebrates 50 years of..

Godfrey Miyanda issues an Apology to Lusaka Times Bloggers

APOLOGY TO LT AND LT BLOGGERS! On 24th October 2014 I posted a statement under the title “Golden Jubilee 1: Government of Lies, for Liars and by Liars?”. One blogger..

Use Jubilee celebrations for the country’s achievements – Church

Three Church Mother Bodies says Jubilee year is time to celebrate the country’s achievements and build on them. Three church mother bodies have paid sincere gratitude to the selfless founding..

Riots mar jubilee celebrations in Pemba district

The country’s 50th Independence anniversary celebrations were marred by rioting pupils at Jembo Secondary School in Pemba district , today. Thirty eight (38) pupils from Jembo Secondary School in Pemba..

Jubilee celebrations end tragically with suspected drowning of 21 pupils in Choma

About 24 people from Henga Primary School in Gwembe District are feared dead on Lake Kariba today after the boat they were traveling in capsized. The three teachers and 21..

Acting Republican President Lungu leads in celebrating golden jubilee

Acting Republican President Edgar Lungu today led hundreds of patriotic Zambians and former Republican Presidents at the freedom statue in laying wreaths in remembrance of all fallen heroes. Mr. Lungu..

Egypt Congratulates Zambia

President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al Sisi has sent his heartfelt congratulations on the anniversary of the National Day as Zambia celebrates it Golden Jubilee. In..

USA toasts Zambia’s Golden Jubilee

US Secretary of State John Kerry has sent a message of congratulations to the President of Zambia H.E. Michael Chilufya Sata and the people of Zambia on the country’s 50th..

It’s time to dream new dreams – Rupiah Banda

The Republic of Zambia Office of the Fourth Republican President Press Release His Excellency Mr Rupiah Bwezani Banda, the Fourth President of the Republic of Zambia, has said Zambia’s 50th..

Catholic women pray for President Sata’s quickest recovery

The Daughters of Mary Immaculate (DMI) has joined in commemorating the event in different ways with special prayers dedicated to President Michael Sata. National Co-ordinator Jenny Maila has for this..

Edith Z. Nawakwi
FDD President.

Zambia at 50: Message from FDD’s Edith Nawakwi

FDD’s GOLDEN JUBILEE MESSAGE Let me begin by paying special tribute to our gallant men and women who risked their lives to fight for the Independence that we enjoy and..

HOME Affairs Minister Ngosa Simbyakula

Final draft constitution finally released, but no road map presented

Government has finally released the long awaited final draft constitution. Acting Justice Minister Ngosa Simbyakula tabled the draft constitution document in parliament today to coincide with the country’s golden jubilee..

Zambia @ 50 : Jubilee Message from Dr Nevers Sekwila Mumba

This week marks a momentous time in Zambia’s incredible calendar. We are together celebrating the Golden Jubilee under a signature of peace and sustained national security. On behalf of the..

PF reacts to HH’s message of commemoration rather than celebration

THE Patriotic Front (PF) has described as careless United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema’s call on Zambians to commemorate the golden jubilee as opposed to celebrating the..

50 districts implementing social cash transfer-Ingrid Mphande

Deputy Minister of Community Development Ingrid Mphande says her ministry will effectively and efficiently facilitate the provision of equitable social protection. Ms. Mphande says this is in line with government’s..