11 hrs ago
Zambia: ZRL Boss Chirwa Dropped
Works, Supply, Transport and Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga confirmed in an interview in Lusaka yesterday that Professor Chirwa, who was suspended in April this year, had been retired in national interest.
16 hrs ago
Zambia: Use U.S.$36 Million Climate Fund Wisely - WB
THE World Bank has advised Government to make good use of the US$36 million finance which has been provided for Strengthening Climate Resilience in the Barotse Sub -Basin project in Western Province.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Zambia: Barotse Indunas Seek Meeting With Sata
The Barotse Royal Establishment has challenged President Michael Sata to convene a round table meeting at State House to conclusively settle their dispute on the Barotseland Agreement of 1964.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
We're flying in winter treats
Pierre Poitier wonders why he can't grow more veges in greenhouses, rather than import them from halfway across the world.
Zambia: State Security Kills Land Protestors
Zambian State Security officers from the Zambia National Service wing have killed two land protestors at an illegal settlement in Kampasa area near the Kenneth Kaunda International airport in Lusaka, just 15 kilometres from the Central Business District .
Zambia's WC hopes hit by home draw with Sudan
Zambia suffered a major blow to their hopes of qualifying for a maiden World Cup when held to a 1-1 draw at home by Sudan on Saturday.
Zambia: Another Month for Constitution Committee
On Tuesday, Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba announced that Government had rejected the proposal by the Technical Committee to extend the constitution-making process by six months.
Zambia: Mongu-Kalabo Road Works Progress
TWELVE bridges out of 25 under construction on the Mongu-Kalabo Road are expected to be completed by the end of this year, the Road Development Agency has said.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
OIC Training centre cries for help after 20 yrs of continuous flooding
Continuous rains in Sekondi-Takoradi have sent authorities and students of Opportunities Industrialization Centre, a Vocational/Technical institute in Takoradi into a state of mourning.
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Uganda News Picks
Roads to be Constructed & Rehabilitated in Financial Year 2013/2014
Minister of Finance Maria Kiwanuka during the 2013/2014 budget reading has said that the government will commence the construction of 837 km of new road projects.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Zambian bishops encourage 'people-driven' constitution
Lusaka, Zambia, Jun 13, 2013 / 02:01 am .- The Catholic bishops of Zambia have urged locals to be vigilant in calling for a new, "people-driven" constitution to help advance development in the country.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The New Yorker
China in Africa: The New Imperialists?
It happened in Zambia like it could happen elsewhere in Africa. Chinese investors made deals with the government to mine its natural resources, filling federal coffers with billions of dollars.
Zambia: There Is No Defence for Beating Women
A group of regional NGOs have condemned recent utterances made by Zambia's Minister of Defence, Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, suggesting that 'beating a wife is a sign of love' and 'mild' forms of violence against women are acceptable where he comes from.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Toro king calls for support of central gov't
The King of Toro, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru, has challenged his administration to work hand-in-hand with the central government to foster development in the empire.
Zambia: Court Nods Rupiah Banda's Contempt Application
LUSAKA High Court Judge-in-Charge Jane Kabuka has granted former Republican President Rupiah Banda leave to commence contempt proceedings against Immigration Department director general Moola Milomo.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Religion News Service
Southern Baptists push for more black missionaries
Fred Luter had a lot of firsts in the last year: first black president of the Southern Baptist Convention; first time chairing the denomination's annual meeting, this week, in Houston; and recently, first-time missionary.
The Orange County Register
Falsani: Future of Africa looks strong, happy, healthy
DAY 7 - The magic of human hope, God's grace and a bit of soccer blend together as the author offers an upbeat prediction for Africa.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Voice of America
Zambia Priest to Launch Political Party
Roman Catholic priest Frank Bwalya and supporters hold red cards to display their displeasure with the government as they attend a rally in front of the National Assembly, in Lusaka, Zambia, March 22, 2011.
Zambia Coach Turns Attention To Ghana In 2014 World Cup Qualifiers
Zambia coach Herve Renard has turned his attention to Ghana knowing that the fight for Group D's sole ticket to the final phase of the World Cup qualifiers will go down to the wire.