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Zesco and Power set for West African tests after continental success

Zesco United and Power Dynamos now know their first round opponents after both successfully negotiated their way past the preliminary phase of their respective continental club outings. Zesco advance to the first round when they beat Mbabane Swallows 1-0 to advance 2-1 on aggregate. They will face AS Kaloum of Guinea who drew 1-1 with 2014 Confederation Cup runners-up Sewe Sport of Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday in Mali to advance 3-2 on aggregate. Zesco will host AS Kaloum on March… Read More

Janza OK with Lubambo for 2015 AYC

Zambia coach Honour Janza has given his full blessings to Lubambo Musonda featuring at the 2015 African Youth Championship in Senegal. The 20-year-old midfielder of Armenia club Ulisses FC is the only high-profile senior player in the Senegal-bound team that he also captained in the 2015 African Youth Championship qualifiers. “It goes to show you how much ready he is to take up big challenges in his football career,” Janza said. Lubambo, who made his Africa Cup debut in January… Read More

Hakainde Hichilema calls on President Lungu to rein in PF violence after the murder of a UPND cadre Hakainde Hichilema calls on President Lungu to rein in PF violence after the murder of a UPND cadre

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has called on President Lungu to stop the political violence in the country   perpetuated by PF cadres.This follows the recent murder of a UPND member in Lusaka by PF cadres.In a letter addressed to President Lungu and made available to Lusakatimes, UPND President Hichilema said Mr.Lungu had failed to reply and address concerns raised in a letter written early on 28th January concerning the violence by Patriotic Front members. Mr.Hichilema said since then the violence has… Read More

President Edgar Lungu holds talks Jacob Zuma in Cape Town

President Edgar Lungu today held talks with his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma in Cape Town. Mr. Lungu, who arrived at Cape Town International Airport at 13:00 hours Zambian time, is in South Africa for an official visit. The President was invited last month by Mr. Zuma for an official visit when the two heads of states met during the African Union summit in Addis Ababa. He is accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs Harry Kalaba, his Special Assistant for… Read More

New case filed against Nchito in Lusaka magistrate’s Court

FORMER deputy minister of Finance Newton Ng’uni has filed a fresh complaint before the Lusaka magistrate’s Court against Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mutembo Nchito for alleged abuse of authority of office, and other criminal offences. When the matter came up yesterday before chief resident magistrate Joshua Banda, it was allocated to magistrate Lameck Mwale. Mr Mwale is studying the file and is scheduled to hear the matter today. Earlier, the High Court ordered a stop to criminal proceedings in… Read More

RB threatens M’membe and Kabimba with court action

Lawyers acting on behalf of Former President Rupiah Banda have issued a 24 Hour ultimatum to the Post Newspapers Editor in Chief Fred M’membe and Rainbow party leader Wynter Kabimba to apologise or risk being sued for what they say is the continued publication of malicious articles against Mr Banda. In a letter dated February 16 2015 by Mr. Banda’s legal team from Makebi Zulu Advocates, the former President is angered by an article in the Post Newspapers of February… Read More

Guinea beat Zambia at CAF U17 Cup

Zambia have lost their debut match at the 2015 CAF Under-17 Cup that kicked off today in Niger. The Junior Chipolopolo lost 1-0 to Guinea in Niamey in both sides opening Group A match on Sunday. Defender Aboubacar Toure scored the game’s lone goal in the 26th minute. Zambia are third in Group A after the defeat. They play hosts and bottom placed Niger in their penultimate pool match on February 18. Niger lost 2-0 to early Group A leaders… Read More

Zesco draws with Mbabane Swallows

Zesco United on Sunday brew away a first half lead to settle for a 1-1 draw with Mbabane Swallows of Swaziland in the two team’s opening 2015 CAF Champions League match in Manzini. Zesco took a 1-0 lead into the break with midfielder Justin Zulu scoring on the nick of half time in this first leg match of the preliminary round. The FAZ Super League champions were seemingly heading for a famous victory at Somhololo Stadium before they were stunned… Read More

Full Cabinet

President Edgar Lungu this morning announced part of his cabinet which has seen several Ministers retaining their positions with fewer new faces. Major surprises were the inclusion into cabinet of MMD Chipangali MP Vincent Mwale as the new Minister of Youth and Sports taking over from Chishimba Kamwbili who has been transferred to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in the same capacity. The other MMD MP in the President Lungu’s cabinet is Mwandi MP Michael Kaingu who has been… Read More

Zambia headed for financial disaster if Eurobonds are mismanaged-ZIPAR

The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research has warned Zambia would do well to put in place a sound, forward-looking, and comprehensive debt-management structure to ensure that Zambia’s sovereign-bond issues does not turn into a financial disaster. In her submission to the Parliamentary Estimates Committee, ZIPAR Executive Director Dr Pamela Kabaso said despite the diversification ‘song’ away from copper, most of the country’s export earnings are still from copper.Dr Kabaso warned that a collapse of copper prices will have… Read More

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