YALI calles for DEC to summon Kaweche Kaunda

The Young African Leaders Initiative wants the Drug Enforcement Commission to summon Kaweche Kaunda to provide evidence in the drug trafficking allegations made by...

President Lungu leaves for Eastern Province

President Edgar Lungu has left for Eastern Province where he is expected to attend the burial of his late Aunt Mama Mainess Lungu ,...

Bailiffs pounce on Atlas Mara Headquarters, seize furniture, laptops

Operations at Atlas Mara Head Office in Lusaka have been paralyzed after bailiffs seized office furniture forcing workers to be sent home. A check at...

Zambia has welcomed the apology rendered and regret expressed by South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa

Minister of Home Affairs, Stephen Kampyongo says that Zambia has welcomed the apology rendered and regret expressed by South Africa President Cyril...

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Government approves 156 dual citizenship applications

The Zambian government has approved 156 dual citizenship applications as a move to support and encourage Zambians living in...

President Lungu leaves for Eastern Province

President Edgar Lungu has left for Eastern Province where he is expected to attend the burial of his late Aunt Mama Mainess Lungu ,...

Bailiffs pounce on Atlas Mara Headquarters, seize furniture, laptops

Operations at Atlas Mara Head Office in Lusaka have been paralyzed after bailiffs seized office furniture forcing workers to be sent home. A check at...

Zambia has welcomed the apology rendered and regret expressed by South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa

Minister of Home Affairs, Stephen Kampyongo says that Zambia has welcomed the apology rendered and regret expressed by South Africa President Cyril...

Dora Siliya says remarks by Vernon Mwaanga disheartening and disappointing

The government has advised Vernon Mwaanga to use his status as a veteran politician and senior citizen to maintain the country’s unity and democracy. Chief...

Headline News

HH thrilled that power has been restored to Chawama hospital after Police blocked UPND Genset donation

President of the opposition United Party for National Development Hakainde Hichilema says he is pleased that there is no more load shedding at Chawama...

Zambia Airways cabin crew sent for advanced training.

A Zambia Airways 25-member cabin crew has left for Ethiopia to undergo an intensive three months training at the Ethiopian Aviation Academy. Speaking at the...

Government confirms Veep Wina is in India but not on a medical trip

Government has confirmed that Vice President Inonge Wina is in India. This follows revelations by Lusaka Times quoting highly placed government sources that Mrs Wina...

HH declares the hunger situation a national disaster as he describe Lungu’s parley speech as mediocre

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has declared the prevailing hunger situation in the country a national disaster. Mr Hichilema has since called on well wishers to...

Kambwili now questions the Source of Presidential Empowerment Initiative Fund

National Democratic Congress (NDC) President Chishimba Kambwili has now started questioning the source of funds that are being used for the Presidential Empowerment Initiative...

Kambwili refuses to give DEC any information on drug trafficking allegation

National Democratic Congress President Chishimba Kambwili has refused to give any information to the Drug Enforcement commission regarding accusations of Drug trafficking involving President...

YALI counsels Kambwili and Kaweche Kaunda over drug trafficking allegations

Chishimba Kambwili accusations of the President and Lusaka businessman, Valden Findlay, are motivated by people with competing business interests against Mr. Findlay and meant...

Sports News

Swedish club happy with Edward Chilufya

Management at Djurgåden IF of Sweden is happy with 2017 Under 20 Africa Cup winner, Edward ‘Tiger’ Chilufya’s performance...

Big UEFA Win for Patson and Mwepu

Striker Patson Daka and midfielder Enock Mwepu are celebrating a big home win for RB Salzburg following Tuesday’s UEFA...

Matete Eager To See Sydney Siame’s Form in Doha

Athletic great and national team assistant coach Samuel Matete says Zambians should be patient with sprinter Sydney Siame ahead...

Chiyangi Names Team for eSwatini CHAN Clash

Kabwe Warriors striker Akakulubelwa Mwachiyaba is set for his international debut after making the final cut for Chipolopolo’s 2020...

Zesco Eye Sweet Spot at Nakambala

Zesco United eye top spot on the FAZ Super Division log on Wednesday when they visit Nakambala Leopards in...

Health News

Zambia gets K2.5 million HIV Epidemic Control

The United States (U.S) government, through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Small Grants Program, has this year awarded over K2.5...

Ministry of Energy directed to ensure there is no power cut to health facilities

President Edgar Lungu has directed the Ministry of Energy to priorities supplying electricity to Health institutions with effect from midnight today. President Lungu said hospitals...

President Lungu directs Ministry of Energy to prioritise power supply to hospitals and health centres

President Edgar Lungu has directed the Ministry of Energy to prioritise power supply to hospitals and health centres starting midnight today. The President has further...

Apollo hospital to work closely with Zambia’s health sector

Apollo Hospital in India says it is highly motivated to work closely with Zambia in strengthening health systems after meeting President Edgar Lungu during...

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YALI calles for DEC to summon Kaweche Kaunda

The Young African Leaders Initiative wants the Drug Enforcement Commission to summon Kaweche Kaunda to provide evidence in the drug trafficking allegations made by...

Dora Siliya says remarks by Vernon Mwaanga disheartening and disappointing

The government has advised Vernon Mwaanga to use his status as a veteran politician and senior citizen to maintain the country’s unity and democracy. Chief...

ZCTU rejects the constitution amendment bill number 10 of 2019 in its entirety

The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has rejected the constitution amendment bill number 10 of 2019 in its entirety on the basis that...

HH directs all UPND MPs to votes against Bill no.10, claims bill has nothing good to benefit Zambians

Opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has directed all UPND Members of Parliament to vote against the Constitution amendment bill number 10 when it comes...

Foreign nations sponsoring activities to block constitutional amendments-Tutwa

Patriotic Front Deputy Chiefwip Tutwa Ngulube has accused some foreign governments to sponsoring activities aimed at stopping the Constitutional Amendment Bill. Mr Ngulube said some...

President Lungu has done more for Zambia’s Constitution than all predecessors combined but Amendment Bill No.10 2019 will undermine his achievements – Sangwa

Dear Mr.President, The Constitution of Zambia (Amendment ) Bill No.10 of 2019 I write to you as part of my efforts to defend the Constitution and...

Columns Contributions

PF Challenges FIC CEO Mary Tshuma to clarify if she is politically aligned

By Edwin Lifwekelo IT IS THE HAND AND VOICE OF HICHILEMA MUDDYING THE WATERS-NOT A UPND PARTY FUNCTIONARY Ms. Tshuma MUST declare her position in this regard. Is she a Civil Servant who is a darling of the Opposition? She must tell where her allegiance lies and whether it is with...

A functional parliament would impeach president Lungu over his intimate associations with known drug barons

By A.Bwalya Article 108 (1) of our Republican Constitution is very clear around grounds on which the PRESIDENT can and/ or should be impeached...

President Lungu must come clean over associations with individuals named in drug criminal investigations in the US

By A.Bwalya As opposition UPND President Hakainde Hichilema weighs in on this such important issue, it may be useful for Zambians to be reminded of...

Chishimba Kambwili – The reincarnation of a leopard

By Chimwemwe Mwanza The narrative in our politics has been fluid like a pendulum on steroids. Understandably so, Zambia has such an unusual talent of...

Xenophobia, the ugly outcome of poverty and our inherent identity crisis.

By Ambassador Emmanuel Mwamba Okey people, let's gather here and discuss. By now you have been numbed by the numerous horrific videos shared on social media...
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HH donates Mealie Meal in Pictures

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has stated that the price of the staple food mealie meal is way beyond the reach of majority Zambians. Speaking when...

Today’s Message: Prospering In Everything

Today’s Scripture "They are like trees planted by streams of water, which yield their fruit in its season, and their leaves do not wither. In...

Anakazi woman of the year in construction leading the road to excellence

When Grace Mutembo was named Anakazi Women of the Year in Construction she was encountering career challenges that made her question if she wanted...

Today’s Message: He Doesn’t Need a Cloud

Today’s Scripture "Is anything too hard for the Lord?...” (Genesis 18:14, NIV) He Doesn’t Need a Cloud One beautiful, sunny day we were in the backyard enjoying the...

Economy News

Government has no plans to introduce mineral revenue sharing mechanisms-Finance Minister

Finance Minister Bwalya Ng’andu says Government has no plans to introduce mineral revenue sharing mechanisms with communities near mines. Dr Ng’andu says the Mines Mineral...

There will be no increase in fuel pump prices-Energy Minister

Energy Minister Mathew Nkhuwa says there will be no increase in fuel pump prices before the procurement of the next consignment of crude. Mr Nkhuwa...

Zambia today : No water, no electricity ,no money

Dear President Edgar Chagwa Lungu, I woke up this morning with no running water, no electricity or enough Kwacha to afford my daily food needs....
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Digitalisation of logistics sector in Zambia to unlock growth

The UNITED Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) executive secretary, Vera Songwe, has said that Africa has all the pre-requisites for rapid economic...

Free Trade in Africa to begin by June 2020

African Union Commissioner for Trade Albert Mudenda Muchanga says free trade across Africa's borders will begin by June 2020. He said following the ratification of...

Zambia, Swedish research institute agree on funding, water project collaboration

Zambia and Sweden’s IVL Environmental Research Institute have agreed to work together to develop a series of water and environmental related projects which will...

The Lungu directs Secretary to the Cabinet to immediately clean up the public service payroll

President Edgar Lungu has directed new Secretary to the Cabinet Simon Miti to ensure that the public service works more prudently. The Head of State...

Rural News

Minister Chiteme highlights Govt climate change mitigation, adaptation projects in Southern Province

The Minister of National Development Planning, Honourable Alexander Chiteme, has toured Government-implemented projects that are aimed at reducing the impact of climate change on...

Emission of harmful chemicals irks DPS-Eastern

Eastern Province Deputy Permanent Secretary Josephat Lombe has raised concern over the use of chemicals that are harmful to the ozone layer. Mr Lombe notes...

Chief Chikanta offers land for investment

Chief Chikankata of the Tonga people of Dundumwezi area in Kalomo District, Southern Province, has offered some land in his Chiefdom for possible investment...

Government releases funds for the washed out bridge in Mpika District

Government has released K3, 500,000 out of the estimated K4, 367, 099 towards the construction of the Lufune Bridge in Mpika district of Muchinga...