Category Archives: Events in Zambia

SA bus tragedy bodies expected in today

THE remains of the 11 Zambians killed in Monday’s bus accident in South Africa are scheduled to arrive in today. Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Emmanuel Mwamba said in a media release the bodies were being transported by a … read more »

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MOH clarifies South border cholera checks

THE Ministry of Health has assured travellers entering Zambia that the ports of entry were operating normally contrary to reports that people were being screened and forced to take drugs to prevent cholera. Ministry of health head media relations Stanslous … read more »

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Two Police Officers Jailed for Aiding Illegal Immigrants

The Mbala Magistrate Court has sentenced two Police officers and a businessman to two years imprisonment with hard labour for aiding illegal immigrants. The three are Madonia Chikumbi 36, a police officer of Sikanze camp in Lusaka, Kafwa Kabwe, 38, … read more »

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Chinese government gives Zambia a grant of 30 million dollars

The Chinese government has given Zambia a grant of thirty million dollars for electrifying the Lusaka East Multi-facility Economic Zone. State House press aide Amos Chanda says the Chinese President Xi Jinping said his government will also fund the modernisation … read more »

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Outspoken Chishimba Finds Political Heat Too Much…Takes Sabbatical

Political rabble-rouser Saviour Chishimba has taken a one year sabbatical from politics probably weighted by the burden of defeat at the poll. Chishimba who heads the United Progressive Party (UPP) has been tail ender in elections since forming his political … read more »

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Lusambo Trashes Sampa’s Kidnap Story

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has lived up to his ‘no nonsense’ reputation by saying antics by Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa that he had been kidnapped were not true. Lusambo, whose sweep of Lusaka clean of every vice has endeared … read more »

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Home Affairs Sets Record Straight E-Passports Tender

The Ministry of Home Affairs has set the record straight on the process for awarding the tender for a company to produce electronic passports. In a statement Home Affairs Public Relations Officer Nephas Chifuta has dispelled rumours that a company … read more »

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Hilton Garden Inn Arrives in Zambia

Lusaka, Zambia and McClean, Va, 7 August 2018 – Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, has officially welcomed Hilton Garden Inn, the award-winning midscale brand by Hilton (NYSE: HLT). The hotel is the second Hilton Garden Inn property to open in Sub-Saharan … read more »

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ACC Nab Zambia Law Development Director

The Anti-Corruption Commission has charged and arrested Zambia Law Development Commission Director for corrupt practices involving over K120, 000.00. Hope Ndhlovu Chanda aged 42 of plot number 7144/m, Lusaka West in Lusaka has been charged with two counts of Corrupt … read more »

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