Chiluba’s condition has stabilised

Former Zambian president Frederick Chiluba's condition has stabilised after he was rushed to the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka shortly after collapsing at his home on Thursday. Dr.Chiluba will remain in hospital for treatment and further medical tests. "Dr Chiluba will remain in hospital...

Chiluba collapses, admitted in hospital

Former president Frederick Chiluba was admitted to hospital after collapsing  this morning, just days before he was to undergo medical tests to see if he was fit enough to face a graft trial. His spokesman, Emmanuel Mwamba said Chiluba, who has previously been treated for...

Maize exported before food security status known

Zambia has begun exporting maize, although the government has yet to ascertain how much of the staple food has been produced during a season that was severely disrupted by widespread flooding. There is growing concern over the government's failure to release the scheduled official crop...

UPND dares UNIP to withdraw

 THE United National Independence Party (UNIP) has been advised to officially withdraw from the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) instead of making false allegations against sister parties. The UDA is an alliance comprising the Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD), UNIP and the United Party for...

Former republican presidents urged to respect each other

A veteran politician in Mufulira has urged the two former heads of state to respect each other and stop using the media to settle their old scores. Former United National Independence Party (UNIP) Copperbelt Provincial Chairperson, Levy Mwasa, said it is embarrassing for the former presidents,...

North MMD uncover scam

The Ruling MMD in Northern province has uncovered a plot by some senior MMD party officials who are allegedly conspiring to destabilise the party in the province. MMD acting provincial information and publicity secretary Chrispin Mulenga disclosed this to ZANIS in Kaama today. Mr. Mulenga said the...

PF confident of bagging the Kapoche seat

Opposition Patriot Front (PF) has expressed confidence of scooping Kapoche seat. PF Chairman for Information Given Lubinda told ZANIS in an interview that the party's candidate Mike Tembo will outshine all other candidate on June 05, the polling day. Mr. Lubinda, who is also Kabwata Member...

NGOs back Levy’s calls for an Indaba over the constitution making process

A conglomerate of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has  welcomed the London High Court Judgment on Second republican President Dr Frederick Chiluba and President Mwanawasa's call for a national Indaba on the constitution making process. Speaking at a joint press briefing in Lusaka today, Committee of Citizens Director...

FJT ordered to see docs

THE Lusaka Magistrates Court has ordered former President Frederick Chiluba to appear before the ad hoc committee of doctors to determine his fitness to stand trial. The committee of doctors from the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) recommended Chiluba’s evacuation to South Africa for specialist treatment last...

Government Set to Action Against Sata

The government is set to take action against main opposition leader Michael Sata for allegedly causing political instability in neighbouring Malawi ahead of that country's general elections, ZNBC radio said on Friday. Defence Minister George Mpombo assured the Malawian government that Zambia would deal with...

Government Stands Firm on Plans to Tax Mining Companies more

The government has ruled out exempting foreign mining companies from paying higher taxes in return for doing more to train local workers. Zambia gave foreign firms that bought copper mines starting from 2000 tax breaks as part of development agreements so they could keep up...

Chiluba’s assets to be seized

GOVERNMENT says it will seize the frozen assets and properties belonging to former president Frederick Chiluba and 11 others immediately the London High Court judgement is registered in the Zambian courts. Speaking on “Eyeball to eyeball” Muvi TV programme on Monday night, Chief Government spokesperson,...

Joint Investigations Team on Lands Inquiry nab Estates and Valuation Officer

A Joint Investigations Team on the Ministry of Lands Inquiry has arrested Samuel Daka, an Estates and Valuation Officer at the Ministry of Lands and his wife for Lucy Chalimba for abuse of office and fraud. And the Investigations Team has also restricted one hundred...

ACC direct declares Katete as corrupt free

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) Director General Nixon Banda has declared Katete as one of the districts with the lowest corruption prevalence in the country. Speaking during the ACC meeting with heads of departments from various government and non governmental organizations in Katete today, Mr. Banda...

Ignore those calling for constitution demostration- Mwanawasa

President Levy Mwanawasa has urged all Zambians to ignore calls for mass demonstrations over the constitution because they have a selfish agenda that will not benefit the people.. Mr. Mwanawasa says Zambia will not solve its economic problems by people engaging in protests over enactment...