Category Archives: Events in Zambia

Now Doctors Ok universal HIV testing

The Zambia Medical Association has supported Government’s move to introduce routine universal HIV Testing, Counseling and Treatment (HTCT) policy. ZMA President Dr.Chansa Abidan said in a statement that credible research showed that it is possible to end HIV within a … read more »

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Kambwili is welcome to UPND-GBM

UPND Vice President Geoffrey Mwamba has rubbished reports that Roan MP Chishimba Kambwili is poised to take over the position of Vice President in the party. Mr Mwamba said the issue of Mr Kambwili joining the UPND is neither here … read more »

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Ex-Chipata Mayor Jealous Phiri commits suicide

Former Chipata Mayor Jealous Phiri has committed suicide. Eastern Province Police Chief Alex Chilufya confirmed the death of Mr. Phiri 66 in a statement. Mr. Chilufya said Mr. Phiri ended his life after taking Doom pesticide. He said the Former … read more »

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William Banda and others in court tomorrow

Veteran politician William Banda and nine other UPND members are expected to appear in court tomorrow for trial. Banda, UPND National Youth Spokesperson Gilbert Liswaniso, Hakainde Hichilema’s press Secretary Brian Mwiinga and others stand charged of obstruction of police officers … read more »

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Maimane snubbed President Lungu after consulting with HH-Amos Chanda

PRESIDENTIAL Spokesperson Amos Chanda has said that President Lungu was ready to meet the two South African opposition leaders after he was informed of there planned picket at his hotel. In an interview, Presidential Spokesperson Amos Chanda said it was … read more »

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Green Party wants Electronic Voting to be in place

The Green Party plans to use the proposed process of multi-stakeholder dialogue, facilitated through the office of the Commonwealth Secretary General, to advocate for constitutional court reforms, holding of the referendum to enhance the Bill of Rights, and ensuring an … read more »

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2011 deadly anthrax outbreak in Zambia caused by hippo meat- Research

A deadly anthrax outbreak in Zambia was caused by contact with meat from hippopotamuses that had died of the bacterial illness. This is according to researchers in a study that highlighted the issue of chronic food insecurity as a cause … read more »

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Zambian prisons are death chambers-HH

Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has given a chilling account of his 127-day stay in prison describing his experience as terrible torture. And Mr. Hichilema has refused to state whether he will now recognize President Edgar Lungu as duly elected Head … read more »

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Commonwealth boss “delighted” with HH’s release

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland says the decision to release opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, will help to progress peaceful dialogue. The Secretary-General was responding to the news that Zambia’s Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) had decided to stay the treason case … read more »

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