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Nkanda Yathu: The First Zambian Designer To Showcase New! 2019-11-21 08:29:08  Bespoke fashion designer Kabaso Nkandu of the trending fashion label Nkanda Yatu showcased his designs on the Windhoek Fashion Week runway on t

Fans Demand Chipolopolo Overhaul New! 2019-11-21 06:27:03Some soccer fans in Kitwe are calling for the overhauling of the entire Chipolopolo squad. Fans interviewed in the town centre say changes must be mad

Makeni farmers cry for help as they are New! 2019-11-21 05:45:23The Lusaka Roads Decongestion Project by AFCON is welcome by all meaning members of the public, however at what cost is it to the Environment and peop

ZESCO in K2.8 billion loss in 2018 – New! 2019-11-21 05:20:30Energy Minister Mathew Nkhuwa has disclosed that state owned power utility ZESCO recorded K2.8 billion losses in the 2018 financial year. In 2016, ZES

Zambia’s 2019 GDP significantly declines to 2% from New! 2019-11-21 03:17:24Central Bank Governor Denny Kalyalya told a media briefing yesterday that the second quarter of 2019, real GDP grew by 2.3%, down from 3.9% during the

Koby unveils “Keep Forgettin” along side Slap Dee New! 2019-11-21 02:54:47Koby released the video for his single “Keep Forgetting” that is off his ‘Young Legend’ Album. The song features YellowMa

UPND Members attack former National Dialogue Forum Spokesperson, New! 2019-11-20 23:20:36Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) President Andrew Ntewewe has confirmed that United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres who were in th

Zanaco and GBFC Share Spoils As League Resumes 2019-11-20 11:32:43The 2019/20 FAZ Super Division season made a sparkless return after a forgettable two-week international break with Zanaco and Green Buffaloes playing

Cooperating Partners Group urges Zambia to get on 2019-11-20 11:27:36The Cooperating Partners Group has urged the Zambian Government to work towards obtaining an International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme. Cooperating

Information PS condemns German Ambassador to Zambia 2019-11-20 11:23:45Government has condemned remarks by German Ambassador to Zambia, Ackim Burkart in which the diplomat questioned and commented on some internal affairs

Zambia’s Tanking Kwacha May Stay Vulnerable Even After 2019-11-20 08:57:25Zambia may be in no mood to tolerate much more currency depreciation, but it will be hard-pressed to prevent it.The central bank increased its overnig

Chingola residents alarmed at the over 100% increase 2019-11-20 07:55:07Dear Editor, Chingola residents have been notified that property rates are going to go up by over 100% effective 1st January, 2020. This is from our c

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Ghana to Relaunch National Airline with 3 New New! 2019-11-21 05:27:46Boeing announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Ghana for three 787-9 Dreamliners. The jets form part

Chipata Man To Hang For Axing Ex-Wife, Daughter New! 2019-11-21 04:40:23Lusaka High Court Judge Gertrude Chawatama has handed a death sentence to a 45-year-old man of Chipata’s Nzamane area who axed to death his ex-w

Kitwe PF Youths Threaten To Close DC’s Office New! 2019-11-21 00:52:23PF Youths in Kitwe have threatened to close the office of District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu whom they have accused of working against the party str

PAC To Launch New Symbol New! 2019-11-21 00:48:35The People’s Alliance for Change (PAC) will be launching its new symbol and brand at its fourth anniversary celebrations in January 2020 as it k

President Lungu Launches Planting Season New! 2019-11-21 00:41:06President Edgar Lungu says the launch of the 2019/2020 planting season in Southern Province is the beginning of the collective efforts in addressing s

Cop Nabbed For Stealing AK47 Rifle New! 2019-11-21 00:35:36A police officer in Chingola has been arrested for stealing an AK 47 assault rifle from the police armoury. The assault rifle is valued at K105, 995.

Can Political Rally Crowds Be Trusted? New! 2019-11-21 00:25:30Copperbelt was a hive of activity on Saturday. There were two political rallies in Kitwe – the opposition UPND and the NDC held separate gatheri

BoZ Governor Says Kwacha Loss Due To Emergency 2019-11-20 14:30:32Bank of Zambia governor Dr Denny Kalyalya has attributed the recent sharp depreciation of the kwacha against the US dollar to the emergency importatio

IMF, Govt Agree On Urgent Debt Management Measures 2019-11-20 08:16:31The International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Mission Chief Dan Ghura has completed its staff visit to Zambia where they conducted data exchange a

MISA Mourns Northern FM Editor 2019-11-20 08:11:45MISA Zambia says the media has been robbed of a professional who believed in the power of the press. As it joined the media fraternity in mourning the

Haabazoka Calls On Govt To Act Fast On 2019-11-20 00:18:32Economics Association of Zambia president Dr Lubinda Haabazoka has advised the government and the Bank of Zambia to quickly act appropriately to arres

We Do Not Support Smuggling Of Mealie-Mealie But 2019-11-20 00:02:27No one can be happy about smuggling of anything out of Zambia. No one can be happy about the rampant smuggling of mealie meal on the Copperbelt into t

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Two men and woman condemned to death for 2019-11-20 06:33:31By JULIUS PHIRI – THE Chipata High Court has sentenced two men and a woman of the same family from Petauke to death by hanging for the murder of

Kaizer Zulu in RTA 2019-11-20 05:57:09By STEVEN ZANDE – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu’s Political Advisor Kaizer Zulu was yesterday involved in a road traffic accident after his Toyota

ACC cautions ex-ZRL boss Atanga 2019-11-20 05:50:54By REBECCA MUSHOTA  – THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has recorded a warn-and-caution statement from former Zambia Railways chief exec

SADC feeling pinch of Zim sanctions – Miti 2019-11-20 05:46:13By REBECCA MUSHOTA ZAMBIA has said the economic sanctions against Zimbabwe are negatively affecting the Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Govt, IMF agree to address economic challenges 2019-11-20 05:38:56By REBECCA MUSHOTA – THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Government have agreed that there is urgent need for more policy adjustments rela

PAC forces RTSA into reverse gear over K1.4m 2019-11-20 05:32:58By JAMES KUNDA – THE Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday turned away a Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) delegation ov

Two defilers in for 73 years 2019-11-19 03:41:23By STEPHANIE KUNDA – THE Ndola High Court has sentenced two men aged 37 and 40 to 73 years imprisonment for defiling of girls aged three and fou

Malawian man loses whole package in savage attack 2019-11-19 03:35:32By JULIUS PHIRI  – UNKNOWN people in Chipata have cut-off a 45 year-old Malawian man’s manhood leaving him bleeding profusely and bat

K3m award for ZAF officer who died in 2019-11-14 05:26:31By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE family of a Zambia Air Force (ZAF) officer who died while in detention at Woodlands police station in Lusaka has

It’s now 20 hours 2019-11-14 05:21:15By REBECCA MUSHOTA – ZESCO has announced a peak of up to 20 hours or more of loadshedding in some areas from the stipulated 15 hours due to redu

Shambolic!…Clueless defending puts Olympic dream in peril 2019-11-13 04:21:16By SAMUEL LUKHANDA – Zambia 1-3 Nigeria ZAMBIA Under-23 Olympic dream was last night shattered after conceding silly goals that gifted Nigeria a

42 fleeced over fake Lubambe jobs 2019-11-13 04:17:01By ESTHER NG’ANDU – FORTY-TWO job seekers have been swindled out of close to K20,000 by fraudsters promising them jobs at Lubambe Copper M

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Zambia raises benchmark lending rate by 125 basis 2019-11-20 04:59:20LUSAKA, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Zambia's central bank raised the country's benchmark lending rate by 125 basis points to 11.5% on Wednesday, citing risin

Soccer-Ethiopia stun Ivory Coast, Madagascar bag record win 2019-11-19 16:20:29JOHANNESBURG, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Ethiopia caused the first real shock of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers when they came from behind to stun

Soccer-Mahrez excused from Algeria international for personal reasons 2019-11-15 11:39:22Nov 15 (Reuters) - Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez has been excused from travelling to Botswana for their African Cup of Nations qualifier on Monday for

Soccer-African champions Algeria begin title defence with rout 2019-11-14 16:21:54JOHANNESBURG, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Algeria thrashed Zambia 5-0 on Thursday in a successful start to the defence of their continental crown, winning thei

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-East African currencies seen firm, Zambia's weak 2019-11-14 07:08:56LUSAKA, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Kenyan, Ugandan and Tanzanian currencies are expected to strengthen in the coming week as Zambia's weakens.

Zambia's president vows to contain debt within sustainable 2019-11-08 11:37:25LUSAKA, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Zambia is committed to ensuring that debt is contained within sustainable levels through continued austerity measures, Presi

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-Bank stock investors seen supporting Kenyan shilling 2019-11-07 07:27:06NAIROBI, Nov 7 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling is expected to firm as offshore investors buy banking stocks after the government lifted a cap on lendi

Record 45 mln people in southern Africa facing 2019-10-31 11:37:53CAPE TOWN, Oct 31 (Reuters) - A record 45 million people across southern Africa face severe food shortages in the next six months, with around a quart

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Kenya, Zambia currencies seen firm, Uganda, Tanzania's soft 2019-10-31 08:24:17DAR ES SALAAM, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Kenyan and Zambian currencies are likely to gain against the U.S. dollar next week while those of Uganda and Tanzani

Zambia statistics agency raises 2018 GDP growth figure 2019-10-31 04:35:31LUSAKA, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Zambia's gross domestic product grew 4% in 2018, the country's statistics agency said on Thursday, in a final reading tha

Japan's Univergy to invest $200 mln in Zambia 2019-10-25 07:24:24LUSAKA, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Japanese renewable energy company Univergy Solar is to invest more than $200 million in two solar power projects in Zambia

UPDATE 1-South Africa's Pick n Pay first-half earnings 2019-10-22 02:58:35JOHANNESBURG, Oct 22 (Reuters) - South African supermarket retailer Pick n Pay Stores Ltd posted a 9.5% rise in first-half earnings on Tuesday, with s

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