Ex-Zambian leader Kaunda hospitalised

2014-02-24 12:29

Zambia’s founding father and former president Kenneth Kaunda has been taken to hospital but is said to be in good spirits, the government says.

Kaunda takes dig at apartheid regime

2013-12-15 12:56

Former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda has taken the opportunity to remind the apartheid government of its shameful treatment of Nelson Mandela and his fellow men.

Zambian separatists to answer treason charges

2013-10-02 07:50

More than 70 Zambian separatists are due in court on charges of treason in one of the country’s biggest trials in recent years.

Sata fears food riots over high prices

2013-01-08 08:38

Zambia's president Michael Sata has warned that high food prices could spark riots, which toppled a previous government, as he put pressure on millers to keep prices down.

Kenneth Kaunda hospitalised

2012-09-22 18:00

Zambia's ex-president Kenneth Kaunda has been hospitalised for an undisclosed ailment, forcing a requiem mass for his late wife to be cancelled.

Zambia celebrates as team wins AFCON

2012-02-13 07:44

Zambians poured out of their houses, clubs and bars to celebrate in the streets after watching their team beat Ivory Coast 8-7 on penalties in the African Cup finals.

Zambia's Sata finally gets his crown

2011-09-23 14:12

Zambia’s newly elected president Michael Sata has been a policeman, car assembly worker, trade unionist and platform sweeper. Now he can add the job of president.

Sata, Zambia's 'king cobra'

2011-09-19 11:46

Zambia’s controversial opposition leader Michael Sata earned the nickname "King Cobra" for his biting political rhetoric. Read more...

World pays tribute to Madiba

2009-07-18 18:11

World leaders, civilians and celebrities alike have taken time off their busy schedules to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela on his 91st birthday.


Moving speeches from Madiba funeral

2013-12-15 13:50

As former president Nelson Mandelawas buried at his home village of Qunu in Eastern Cape, speakers at his state funeral service reminded Africa to remain united. These were the speeches that moved us most.

Zambian court delays separatists' treason trial

2013-10-03 08:53

The trial of more than 70 Zambian separatists on charges of treason has been postponed after the accused failed to show up in court, a report says.

Namibia donates a house to Kaunda

2013-08-30 10:35

The Windhoek house, a gift by the Namibian government to former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda, is ready and will be handed over soon, a report says.

Zambia's Kaunda discharged from hospital

2012-09-25 19:39

Zambia's independence hero and first president Kenneth Kaunda has been discharged from hospital four days after being admitted with an undisclosed ailment.

Dlamini-Zuma meets former leaders

2012-08-01 12:40

Newly-elected African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has met several former African heads of state and government in Pretoria.

Zambia polls: The timeline

2011-09-23 14:53

Zambian opposition leader Michael Sata has secured an upset presidential victory, defeating incumbent Rupiah Banda. Here is a timeline...

Kaunda votes in Zambia election

2011-09-20 15:20

Zambia’s independence leader and former president Kenneth Kaunda has called for peace as he cast his ballot in elections marred by rioting in the capital’s slums.

Zuma chosen as Africa's finest

2009-11-10 22:43

President Jacob Zuma has had the prestigious African President of the Year Award 2009 bestowed upon him.

Madiba 'healthy and vigorous'

2009-07-18 15:52

Madiba is healthy and vigorous for his age, says Achmat Dangor, the Nelson Mandela Foundation's chief executive.

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