|Chaynes extends lead in ARC standings|
Ivorian Gary Chyanes extended his lead in the Africa Rally Championship (ARC) standings despite finishing second in the 2014 Rwanda Mt. Gorilla Rally which climaxed over the weekend in Kigali. Zambian rally ace Essa Mohammad won the Mt. Gorilla Rally of Rwanda to move within a point of reigning (...)
|Zambia: Judiciary, RTSA Ink Fast Track Courts Deal|
[Times of Zambia]THE Judiciary and the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to roll out the Fast Track courts for traffic offences countrywide.
|Zambia: Dr Banda Reflects On Kazimu Sata's Accident|
[Zambia Reports]UPND Vice President Dr Canisius Banda says the accident of the son to President Michael Sata, Kazimu brings into focus the state of the country's roads and safety record.
Zambia: Deaf, and Shut Out from HIV Information
[HRW]Faith learned she was HIV positive two years ago, after giving birth to her daughter. The Zambian government prides itself on its HIV prevention outreach, and every pregnant woman is supposed to be tested for the virus, to prevent passing it on to their babies. But Faith, now 25, is deaf, (...)
Zambia: VP Guy Scott Replaced - Report
[Zambia Reports]An unconfirmed source has told Zambia Reports that President Michael Sata has replaced Vice President Guy Scott with Local Government Minister Emmanuel Chenda.
Zambia: Changala Will Resubmit Sata Medical Board Application
[Zambia Reports]Civil Rights activist Brebner Changala says he will resubmit his writ of mandamus for judicial review to seek relief on the decision or indecision by Cabinet to consider the question of the physical and mental capacity of President Michael (...)
Zambia: CEC Liquid Telecom appoints new MD
Liquid Telecom and Copperbelt Energy Corporation have revealed the appointment of Andrew Kapula as managing director of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia. CEC Liquid Telecom Zambia is said to be growing rapidly by the company, and Mr Kapula will direct the company’s continued expansion of its fibre (...)
[IT News Africa] 14/07/2014
Africa: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa'
[African Arguments]When, midway through the American journalist Howard French's new book, a Zambian politician tells him dejectedly that "we are not a poor people but we have crowned ourselves with poverty," the phrase resonates with the experience of many countries is modern-day (...)
Zambia: Two Ex-Fra Officials Nabbed
[Times of Zambia]THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in Mansa has arrested two former Food Reserve Agency (FRA) employees for corrupt practices involving more than K7,000.
Zambia: Kaloko's Pregnant 10-Yr-Old Relocated
[Times of Zambia]THE Ndola District Child Protection Committee has relocated the 10-year-old pregnant girl from Kaloko Township to a secure and conducive institution of care to protect her from the unnecessary attention she has (...)
Zambia: Court Dismisses Bid to Probe Sata's Health
[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has refused to grant leave for judicial review to Civil Rights activist Brebner Changala in the matter he is asking the court to constitute a medical board to examine the health of President Michael (...)
Zambia: Opposition Awaiting Outcome of President Sata Health Court Case
[RFI]A Zambian court is examining a request to have doctors assess the health of Zambian President Michael Sata. There has been increasing speculation about the 77-year-old's health and treatment he reportedly received in Israel. RFI spoke to Nevers Mumba, president of the opposition Movement (...)
Dreaming of a golden era
Can we do more to better Zambia? 2014-07-10 In a few months, Zambia will turn 50. A sober assessment of how the country has fared since independence would show that some notable progress has been achieved. But serious challenges still persist. Zambia now needs new blood, new formulae and new (...)
[Pambazuka News] 10/07/2014
Zambia: Sata Expected to Make South Africa Medical Trip
[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata who celebrated his 77th Birthday on Sunday today Wednesday July 9, 2014 expected to leave for South Africa for medical attention because he is vomiting too much, a State House source has disclosed to Zambia (...)
Zambia focusing on protecting youth online
The drafting process of Zambia’s national child online protection strategy has commenced. The strategy, put together by the Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA), is expected to avoid exposing youths to dangerous and potentially harmful websites. Ngabo Nankonde, ZICTA (...)
[IT News Africa] 07/07/2014
Zambia: In Defence of Zambian Watchdog
[Zambia Reports]In recent days there has been significant discussion about a series of aggressive attack articles against the news website Zambian Watchdog (ZWD) circulated on social media by a woman named Proud Aushi Musamba Mumba, as well as responses to these attacks by the management of (...)
Zambia: Sata Returns to Lusaka, but Questions Remain
[Zambia Reports]According to a number of sources reaching Zambia Reports, President Michael Sata returned to Lusaka from his stay abroad in Israel late last night and was quickly absconded to State House, where the standard presidential guard protocol can be (...)
Zambia: ECZ Prepares for Major By-Elections
[Zambia Reports]The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) will early next week announce the date on which to hold the pending parliamentary by-elections following the Supreme Court's landmark judgment allowing former Members of Parliament who had their elections nullified to recontest their (...)
Zambia: Inside Mulenga Sata's Presidential Campaign
[Zambia Reports]Despite President Michael Sata's allegedly poor health, his son Mulenga Sata is making an ambitious run at the presidency to become the chosen PF successor, sources tell Zambia Reports, including the hiring of consultants from 'Kabwata Times' and economic support from the (...)
Gays, Africa and the law
Two Zambian men acquitted on homosexuality charges are only one example of how Africa persecutes gay people.
Zambian men acquitted of gay charges
Two Zambian man charged with having consensual gay sex have been acquitted after magistrates said the state failed to provide sufficient evidence in the high-profile case.