Zambia opposition: Lungu has created 'artificial crisis'

2016-10-24 12:59

Zambian opposition party, The United Party for National Development has reportedly urged its supporters to boycott the country's independence day celebrations

Top Africa Stories: Zimbabwe, DRC, S Sudan

2016-10-12 19:23

South Sudan leader Riek Machar heads to SA for "medical check-up", Zimbabwean pastor petitions pope Francis over Mugabe and , DRC stability at "extreme risk".

Think Zimbabwe's road fines are bad? Zambia's are 'WORSE'

2016-10-12 11:57

If you thought the traffic fines were bad in Zimbabwe, those in neighbouring Zambia look even worse.

At least '2 000 opposition supporters remain detained'

2016-10-11 13:27

Zambia's main opposition, the United Party for National Development has claimed that at least 2 000 of its supporters have been detained since the August 11 elections, a report says.

I don't need opposition recognition, says Zambia's Lungu

2016-10-10 15:22

Zambian leader Edgar Lungu has reportedly said that he does not need to be accepted as president by the opposition United Party for National Development led by his main rival Hakainde Hichilema.

Zambia opposition leader denies charges, freed on bail

2016-10-07 07:15

Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has pleaded not guilty to unlawful assembly and sedition charges and has been released on bail after spending a night in custody, his party says.

Top Africa Stories: Zimbabwe, Zambia, DRC

2016-10-06 17:10

Zimbabwean white farmer has fled to Canada after his farm is seized, Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been arrested and DRC envoy says Kabila won't seek third term.

Zambia opposition shuns parliament after president's re-election

2016-09-30 19:00

Zambia's main opposition party has boycotted President Edgar Lungu's first parliamentary address since his contested re-election, which his rivals say was rigged.

Zambia’s inflation slows to 18.9% in September – stats office

2016-09-29 11:27

Zambia's inflation has slowed to 18.9% year-on-year in September from 19.6% in August, the central statistical office has said.

Lungu lied at UN summit, says ex-Zambian leader Scott

2016-09-26 12:35

Former Zambian president Guy Scott has criticised President Edgar Lungu over the remarks he made during the recently ended United Nations summit in New York.


WATCH: Baby ele has mud bath after op to injured tail is a success

2016-10-14 16:06

There's more to this cute video of elephant calves having a mud wallow than meets the eye. If you look closely you'll see one of the babies doesn't have a tail.

'Cross-border' elephants 'swim between Zimbabwe, Zambia' - group

2016-10-12 14:39

Turns out it's not just traders who crisscross their way over borders in this part of Africa. Elephants appear to do it too - in ways not always expected, according to researchers tracing the movements of elephant populations in the wider Victoria Falls area.

Top Africa Stories: Zambia, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, DRC

2016-10-11 18:08

Zambia's main opposition says at least 2000 of its supporters remain detained, creative Zimbabwean street vendors find new ways to lure customers and the ICC is close to paying first war crimes reparations.

Zambia opposition leader vows to fight on after arrest

2016-10-10 19:42

Zambia's defeated election candidate Hakainde Hichilema has vowed to step up his battle to prove that the vote was rigged, after he was released on bail following his arrest.

WATCH : Zambian police clash with opposition supporters

2016-10-08 07:04

A video showing Zambian police clashing with opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema's supporters has emerged on social media.

Zambia charges opposition leader Hichilema with sedition

2016-10-06 20:47

Police in Zambia have charged two opposition leaders, including a recent presidential candidate, with sedition.

Zambian opposition leader Hichilema arrested

2016-10-06 07:42

Zambia's opposition leader and defeated presidential candidate Hakainde Hichilema is set to face charges of sedition and unlawful assembly after being arrested, police say.

Zambia dispatches food aid to Malawi and Zimbabwe

2016-09-29 16:23

The Zambian government has reportedly started an operation to issue at least 48 000 metric tons of relief food to Malawi and Zimbabwe as part of the $2.4 million SADC humanitarian appeal for 'hunger stricken' countries.

Churches slam Zambia's Lungu over creation of religion ministry

2016-09-28 19:13

Zambian churches have slammed President Edgar Lungu for creating a religion ministry, saying that this would lead to government meddling in church issues, a report says.

Zambia's Lungu an 'embarrassment', says paper

2016-09-23 18:34

Africa does not need any strong leaders but strong institutions. This was said by Zambian President Edgar Lungu during the just ended United nations 71st summit in New York.

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