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IMF deal impossible before August-HH

Zambia’s main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema says it will not be possible for the government to secure a bailout from the International Monetary Fund before general elections in August. The Finance Ministry is targeting a deal before the vote, which...

President Lungu Arrives in Tanzania for Magufuli Funeral

President Edgar Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia is in Tanzania to pay his last respects to His Excellency, Dr John Pombe Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania who died on Wednesday, 17 th March, 2021. President...

YALI calls on President Lungu to speedily assent to the Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Bill

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) has urged Republican President, Dr. Egdar Chagwa Lungu, to speedily assent to the Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Bill which was passed into law by Parliament. “We are aware that the President is...

President congratulates new Tanzanian President

President Edgar Lungu is confident that the new President of Tanzania Samia Hassan will continue with the socio-economic transformation agenda embarked upon by late President John Magufuli. President Lungu expressed optimism that Mrs. Hassan will carry on the mantle of...

Zambia has continued to have a lot of critically COVID- 19 ill patients in health facilities-Health Minister

Minister of Health Jonas Chanda says the country has continued to have a lot of critically COVID- 19 ill patients in health facilities. Dr. Chanda has urged Zambians to remain on guard against a possible third wave locally...

High Number of Aspiring Candidates shows how PF has become so Popular and Attractive-Given Lubinda

Patriotic Front (PF) Central Committee Member Given Lubinda has said that the ruling party cannot afford to go back to be in the opposition. Hon Lubinda, who is also Justice Minister, said that it is impressive that...

Miles Sampa abandons Lusaka Mayoral race

Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa has announced that he is withdrawing from the race to recontest the position of Lusaka Mayor. In a letter addressed to the Lusaka PF District Committee and copied to PF Secretary General, Mr Sampa said he...

UPND massively slashes Nomination fees for others positions, but aspiring MPs to still pay K 5 000

The United Party for National Development (UPND) has slashed the nomination fees for people wanting to stand on the party ticket after criticism from the section of the society that the party had the highest nomination fees in the...

My Focus is not on the Next Elections, but on ways to Make Zambia a more Prosperous

President Edgar Lungu says his focus is not on the next elections, but on ways to make Zambia a more prosperous country amidst various unforeseen challenges. The President notes that there is need for Zambians to remain assertive...

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli dies aged 61

Tanzania's President John Magufuli has died aged 61, the country's vice-president has announced. He died on Wednesday from heart complications at a hospital in Dar es Salaam, Samia Suluhu Hassan said in an address on state television. "It is with deep...

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United States Announces K36.75 million for COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign in Zambia

The U.S. government congratulates the Government of the Republic of Zambia on the approval of its COVID-19 vaccination program....