October 25

  • Zambia: Many Die in Canoe Accident

    Zambia Reports

    Twenty four people from Henga primary school in Gwembe District southern province have drowned while trying to cross Lake Kariba on their way to independence jubilee celebrations. Read more »

  • Zambia: After Ditching Jubilee, UPND Drags Hh to Chawama

    Zambia Reports

    When President of the United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema made the controversial decision to boycott the Jubilee celebrations yesterday, scores of angry... Read more »



October 24

  • Zambia: President's Health Worries as Nation Turns 50

    Deutsche Welle

    Zambia may be politically stable in conflict-ridden region, but its human rights record gives cause for concern and most of the population live in poverty. Read more »

  • Zambia: Celebrating 50 Years, With an Acting President

    Zambia Reports

    Zambia today celebrates its Golden jubilee in the absence of President Michael Sata who is away in London receiving medical treatment. Read more »

  • Zambia: NGOCC Cautiously Welcome Draft Constitution

    Zambia Reports

    The Non Governmental Coordinating Council has cautiously welcomed government's release of the draft constitution saying they will only effectively comment when they have accessed... Read more »

  • Zambia: 26 Drown On Lake Kariba

    Times of Zambia

    TWENTY-SIX people, mostly pupils heading for independence celebrations, have drowned after the canoe they were in capsized on Lake Kariba. Read more »

  • Zambia: Queen Elizabeth Sends Congratulatory Message

    Zambia Reports

    Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, has sent her congratulations to His Excellency President Michael Sata on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Zambia's independence. Read more »

  • Zambia: Opposition Hail Draft Constitution Release

    Times of Zambia

    OPPOSITION MMD leader Nevers Mumba has praised Government for releasing the draft Constitution which many Zambians have been looking forward to. Read more »

  • Zambia: Fallen Heroes Saluted

    Times of Zambia

    ACTING President Edgar Lungu yesterday led foreign dignitaries, diplomats, former freedom fighters and service men and woman in laying wreaths to honour fallen heroes who fought... Read more »

  • Zambia: Milestone Feat for Zambia

    Times of Zambia

    YESTERDAY was one of the happiest days for the people of this land, perhaps only second to October 24, 1964 when the country became an independent Zambia. Read more »

  • Zambia: M'membe Hammers Sata, "A Dishonest Character Running Public Affairs"

    Zambia Reports

    After sustained days of editorials virtually insulting finance minister Alexander Chikwanda for the exit of disgraced Lusaka lawyer Wynter Kabimba as justice minister and Patriotic... Read more »

  • Zambia: PF Youths Warm M'membe - "Stop Attacks on Our Leaders"

    Zambia Reports

    Patriotic Front youths have warned Post Newspapers editor Fred M'membe to stop attacking the ruling party leadership or face the cadres' actions. Read more »



October 23

  • Zambia: Sakuwaha, Katebe Recalled

    Times of Zambia

    ZAMBIA's coach Honour Janza has drafted DR Congo's TP Mazembe striker, Jonas Sakuwaha and defender Aaron Katebe from Zimbabwean side, Platinum into the squad to face Ivory Coast... Read more »

  • Zambia: Zambia, Sweden Record K600 Million Trade

    Times of Zambia

    ZAMBIA and Sweden has recorded about K600 million in export and import volumes in the last year, Swedish Ambassador to Zambia Lena Nordstrom has said. Read more »

  • Zambia: Surveyor Gives Evidence in Mopani Land Dispute

    Times of Zambia

    A SENIOR section surveyor at Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) has narrated before a Kitwe magistrate's court how some residents of Mindolo North allocated land belonging to the company,... Read more »

  • Zambia: High Court Upholds Muteteka Sentence

    Zambia Reports

    Doors are fast closing on the once upon a time mighty Chisamba Member of Parliament Moses Muteteka after the Lusaka High Court upheld his five year jail sentence for theft of motor... Read more »

  • Zambia: 975 Prisoners Get Jubilee Freedom

    Zambia Reports

    President Michael Sata will set another record this Independence ceremony albeit in absentia when he releases 975 prisoners to mark the golden jubilee. Read more »

  • Zambia: Zambeef Foresees Higher Profits

    Times of Zambia

    ZAMBEEF Products Plc projects to record increased profits following recent macro-economic stability recorded in the country's economy.?Giving an update on the company's performance... Read more »

  • Zambia: Zambia National Day [document]

    State Department

    Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Read more »

  • Zambia: Happy Golden Jubilee Zambia! [opinion]

    Times of Zambia

    AS ZAMBIA celebrates its 50 years of independence today, it is a time of joyous reflection and thanksgiving. Read more »

  • Zambia: State Honours 300 Zambians

    Times of Zambia

    THE Government has honoured more than 300 Zambians for various contributions in shaping and uplifting the country's profile. Read more »

  • Zambia: Muteteka's Theft Sentence Upheld

    Times of Zambia

    THE Lusaka High Court has upheld the five-year jail sentence slapped on Chisamba Member of Parliament (MP), Moses Muteteka for stealing a motor vehicle belonging to his... Read more »

  • Zambia: Name Hospital After Reuben Kamanga, Family Begs State

    Times of Zambia

    THE family of Zambia's first vice-president Reuben Kamanga has requested Government to consider naming Chipata District hospital which is under construction after the late freedom... Read more »

  • Zambia: DEC Officer to Hang

    Times of Zambia

    A KASAMA High Court has sentenced a Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) official to death by hanging for shooting to death of a suspect during an operation. Read more »

  • Zambia: Zampost Issues Jubilee Stamps

    Times of Zambia

    ZAMPOST has produced stamps to celebrate Zambia 50th independence anniversary. Read more »

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