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Football Association of Zambia releases 2019 League fixtures

JOHANNESBUEG, SOUTH AFRICA (ADV) – The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has released the 2019 League fixtures with defending champions Zesco United and 2018 runners-up Nkana kick-off their respective league campaign with away dates in the transitional 2019 FAZ Super Division season that kicks of


Zambia prepares ballot papers for by-election

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (ADV) – The Zambian Ministry of Works and Supply has announced that the government printers are being prepare for printing ballot papers for the 2019 by-elections elections.


Zambia’s GEARSI speaks against political violence

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (ADV) – The Governance, Elections, Advocacy and Research Services Initiative (GEARSI) in Zambia has expressed displeasure on reports of violence emanating from political differences in Sesheke.


Zambia will be middle income country by 2030 – Lungu

President Edgar Lungu says with strategic international cooperation, Zambia will become a middle income country by 2030. And President Lungu says like-minded countries from every corner of the world must come together to champion the principles of freedom, fairness and democracy.


Lusaka City Council and Parkrite Zambia Part Company

THE Lusaka City Council (LCC) has parted company with Parkrite Zambia, a company that was recently engaged to be collecting parking fees in the Central Business District on behalf of the council.


Older and hard-to-reach men benefit from HIV self-testing in Zambia

Zambian men over 30 were twice as likely to use HIV self-testing than men aged 16-29, with self-testing increasing knowledge of HIV status in this group from 21% to 30%. Over a three-month period, this cluster-randomised control trial compared the delivery of door-to-door rapid HIV testing versus HI


Turkey, Zambia to boost bilateral relations

136 Zambian students studying in Turkey under sponsorship of Turkish authorities. The Turkish-Zambian Inter-parliamentary Friendship Group has pledged to strengthen relations between the two countries, it said in a statement on Thursday.


Zambia says mines have failed to show impact of higher taxes

Mining companies operating in Zambia have failed to show how higher taxes introduced this year will affect their profitability despite objecting to the new framework, a senior government official has said.


Local business owner to host fundraiser for Circus Zambia

Jennifer Goslovich, owner of PierVana Hair-Spa-Jewels in South Burlington, is co-hosting a fundraiser in partnership with the Fraternal Order of Eagles to benefit Circus Zambia.


Vedanta wants pollution case heard in Zambia

Lawyers for Vedanta Resources told England’s Supreme Court, Tuesday, that a case raised against the mining company by nearly 2,000 Zambian villagers should be heard in Zambia, not London.


Mujajati fired as Registrar for the Health Professionals Council of Zambia

Outspoken former Zambia Medical Association of Zambia (ZMA) president Aaron Mujajati has been removed as Registrar of the Health Professionals Council of Zambia (HPCZ). And the Ministry of Health has also fired HPCZ Board Chairperson Professor Sekelani Banda.


SuperSport announces new outside broadcast partner and reaffirms commitment to Zambia

THERE’S only one thing Zambians love as much as catching all the Zambian Football League action live in their hometown, and that’s never missing a game on their home TV! SuperSport has been a proud supporter of the Zambian Football League since 2012, and has invested US$ 5.3 million in licence fee p


Zambia needs increased participation of road safety insurance companies

Zambia’s current flurry of road traffic accidents represents a growing economic problem, as well as slowly evolving into a public health concern; while posing an increasingly challenging social question. In context, the economic costs associated with road traffic accidents (fatalities and injuries a


Stanbic Bank says 2018 was bad for Business in Zambia

Stanbic Bank Zambia Ltd says things were extremely bad for the Zambian economy last year. A survey conducted by Stanbic revealed that Companies in Zambia experienced damaging deterioration in business conditions up to December.


New clinics to be set up in Zambia

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (ADV) – The Zambia National Marketeers Credits Association (ZANAMACA) and the Zambian Ministry of Health has announced that they will set up clinics around the country.


Let us pray for the National Dialogue and Reconciliation Process, Church says

THE three church mother bodies namely the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ), Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ) and Zambia Conference for Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) has invited the general public to a Church Service at the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka today.


Now Zambia denies demanding vote recount in DRC

After being told off by the new leadership of the Democratic Republic of Congo, president Edgar Lungu has denied demanding a recount of the vote in DRC. In the video on our Facebook page, Lungu’s minister of foreign Affairs Joseph Malanji is heard stuttering to explain what Lungu meant when he said


Former Zambia Defender Kennedy Nketani Quits Football, Becomes a Taxi Driver

FORMER Zambia central defender Kennedy Nketani has retired from active football, Zambianfootball.news understands. Nketani has now ventured into the transport industry were he owns a taxi and operates and trips between Mtendere Maplot and twin palm shopping mall in Avondale, Lusaka.


Zambian villagers await outcome of UK mining firm's pollution case appeal

A British mining company has appealed to the supreme court to prevent 1,800 Zambian villagers bringing a pollution case involving its subsidiary from being tried in the UK. Lawyers for Vedanta Resources told Britain’s highest court that the case – brought by villagers who allege that their land and


Commercial farmers to construct a dam for Zambia

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (ADV) – A group of commercial farmers in Zambia’s Serenje District of Central Province have mobilised US $12-million to construct a dam. The project is coordinated under the name “Luombwa Irrigation Company”. — The projected Upper Luombwa Community Dam is set to be constru