Investigation into chopper crash begins

2015-04-10 16:31

An investigation into the helicopter crash in Zambia, in which a South African pilot died, has begun.

SA chopper pilot involved in many rescue missions

2015-04-10 14:46

The South African pilot who died when his helicopter crashed in Zambia was actively involved in rescue operations back home, his friends say.

Zambian president discharged from Pretoria hospital

2015-03-14 20:05

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has been discharged from hospital after undergoing a medical procedure in South Africa following his collapse at a public event.

I will quit if I'm unfit for office - Zambian leader

2015-03-11 09:20

Zambian leader Edgar Lungu, who is in SA for medical tests and possible surgery after he was diagnosed with a blocked windpipe, says he will quit office if his health continues to deteriorate.

Zambian leader discharged from hospital after illness

2015-03-10 13:38

Newly elected Zambian President Edgar Lungu has been discharged from the hospital where he had been receiving treatment since he fell ill at the weekend, the presidency says.

Edgar Lungu’s collapse not due to malaria – officials

2015-03-09 14:15

Officials in Zambia say further tests have shown that malaria was not the cause of President Edgar Lungu’s collapse during a public ceremony over the weekend.

Zambia cops grill opposition leader over spy claims

2015-03-04 21:03

Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been questioned by police over his claims that he receives intelligence reports before they reach President Edgar Lungu.

Zambia ex-minister guilty of corruption

2015-02-25 22:21

Zambia's former mines minister has been convicted of corruption for his role in the award of prospecting licences to a Chinese mining company in 2009.

Zambia, Zimbabwe power plant plan expanded

2015-02-22 17:00

Plans for a hydro-electric power plant between Zambia and Zimbabwe have been expanded to 2 400 from 1 600 megawatts.

Zimbabwe, Zambia to repair Kariba Dam

2015-02-20 22:25

Urgent repairs to avert the collapse of the gigantic, power-generating Kariba Dam between Zimbabwe and Zambia will begin this year.


Friends gather for SA pilot's memorial service

2015-04-10 15:50

Friends of helicopter pilot Mike O'Donnell, who died in a helicopter crash in Zambia, have gathered for a memorial service.

SA pilot dies in Zambian air crash

2015-04-10 11:48

A South African pilot has been killed after a light aircraft crashed in Zambia, a close family friend has told News24.

Zambia's president recovering after surgery in SA

2015-03-14 12:49

Zambia's new President Edgar Lungu has undergone surgery in a South African hospital to correct a narrowing of the oesophagus which caused him to fall ill a week ago.

Zambia leader to seek treatment in SA after collapse

2015-03-10 14:37

Zambian President Edgar Lungu says he will travel to South Africa for specialised treatment after he collapsed at an International Women’s Day event at the weekend.

Ailing Zambian leader to seek treatment abroad

2015-03-09 20:45

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has been advised by doctors to undergo specialist treatment abroad to correct a narrowing of the food pipe which caused him to fall ill over the weekend, the presidency says.

Zambian president collapses

2015-03-08 16:32

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has been diagnosed with malaria after he collapsed during an International Women's Day ceremony.

Zambia drops charges against top prosecutor

2015-03-02 22:03

A court in Zambia has dropped corruption charges against the country’s chief prosecutor after he asked the magistrate to dismiss the case.

Zambian miners end strike at Barrick copper mine

2015-02-24 15:42

Workers at Barrick Gold's Lumwana mine has resumed work after staging a one-day strike over plans by the Canadian company to pull out of copper-rich Zambia, a union official says.

Zambia's top prosecutor drops charges against self

2015-02-21 12:02

Zambia’s top prosecutor has stunned a magistrate after he refused to prosecute himself on charges of abuse of office and declared himself a free man.

Zambia's new president names full cabinet

2015-02-12 16:05

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has announced he would keep his position as defence minister when he unveiled his full cabinet following his election last month.

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