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Zuma arrives in Zambia to launch OR Tambo heritage site

2017-10-12 21:38

President Jacob Zuma has reportedly arrived in Zambia for a state visit aimed at deepening and strengthening the good political, economic and cultural relations between the countries.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Moz, Uganda

2017-10-06 06:01

Among the top Africa stories is the latest developments in the Grace Mugabe underwear saga and reports of a Ugandan public servant who demanded to be buried with cash in his coffin, so that he could "bribe" God.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Zambia, Kenya

2017-09-30 12:02

President Robert Mugabe says whites came to Zimbabwe and wanted to make it their own, ignoring the fact that "what is not yours will never be yours", and Zambian police have clashed with protesters outside parliament.

'Stop speaking ill of our country,' Zambian envoy tells Hichilema in SA

2017-09-01 08:17

Zambia's ambassador to South Africa, Emmanuel Mwamba, has accused opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema of "peddling lies and falsehood" about the southern African country during his three day visit to SA.

After jail, Zambia opposition leader vows won't seek revenge

2017-08-29 20:00

Zambia's main opposition leader has vowed to forgive his political opponents and not seek revenge following four months in jail for allegedly failing to give way to the presidential motorcade.

Malema and Zambia's Chishimba banned in Malawi

2017-08-24 22:36

EFF leader Julies Malema and a Zambian opposition leader Saviour Chishimba have reportedly been banned from attending an inaugural international conference against graft in Malawi.

Zambia makes a U-turn on compulsory HIV & Aids testing

2017-08-23 19:09

The Zambian government has reportedly backed down on its mandatory HIV and Aids testing policy following a country wide uproar.

SADC slated on its values

2017-08-20 06:02

Activists charge that the Southern African Development Community has been captured by the West and Brics.

Lungu 'summons' DA, EFF over 'interference' in Zambian politics

2017-08-19 10:45

Zambian president Edgar Lungu has "summoned" the Democratic Alliance and the Economic Freedom Fighters to explain their concerns about Zambia to him.

Hichilema: Zambia's dogged opposition leader

2017-08-16 17:35

Hakainde Hichilema, who was released from custody after treason charges against him were dropped, is a self-made entrepreneur who has made five unsuccessful attempts to become the Zambian president.

 

Zambia ends emergency powers imposed during crisis

2017-10-12 06:00

Zambia's justice minister has said that emergency measures imposed at the height of a political crisis that followed the detention of an opposition leader on treason charges would not be renewed.

Lungu will no longer attend traditional ceremonies

2017-10-05 13:16

Zambian President Edgar Lungu will no longer attend traditional ceremonies as they are dividing the country, a report says.

Police and anti-corruption protesters clash outside Zambian parliament

2017-09-29 18:30

Zambian police have clashed with about 100 anti-corruption protesters outside parliament, prompting arrests on the same day as the finance minister presented the national budget.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Zambia, Nigeria

2017-08-31 08:30

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has marched to show support for under fire First Lady Grace Mugabe, and Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema is in South Africa for a three-day visit.

Zambia presidency slams police for halting opposition prayers

2017-08-27 08:04

The Zambian presidency has condemned as "regrettable" a police decision to halt a prayer meeting this week at which the main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema was due to appear.

Zambia halts church appearance by opposition leader

2017-08-24 19:05

Zambian police have barred entry to the capital's cathedral where opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema had been due to make his first public appearance since being freed from jail.

EFF, DA snub Zambian president

2017-08-20 06:02

Efforts by Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu to reach out to opposition leaders in South Africa “to understand their concerns about Zambia” were slapped down by the DA and the Economic Freedom Fighters.

Maimane: I'll only agree to meet with Zambia's Lungu if he commits to democracy

2017-08-19 13:00

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has said that his party will not meet with Zambian leader Edgar Lungu until he commits to democracy.

Zambia threatens to shut down private centres over compulsory HIV testing policy

2017-08-18 17:09

The Zambian health ministry has threatened to shut down private health centres that refuse to implement a recently announced government policy of compulsory HIV and Aids testing, says a report.

President Lungu: HIV, Aids testing now compulsory in Zambia

2017-08-16 16:33

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has reportedly announced that HIV and Aids testing is now compulsory in the southern African country, as his government tries to eradicate the diseases by 2030.

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