Zambian opposition leader to remain in custody

2017-04-21 06:00

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema will remain in custody until at least next week after a court said it would rule on his application to have treason charges against him dropped.

Hichilema says he was assaulted during arrest

2017-04-18 22:06

Zambia's main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has claimed he was assaulted by police when he was arrested on charges of obstructing the presidential motorcade.

Zambian football is ready to shine

2017-04-16 06:12

Two things that happened last month have given FA of Zambia president Andrew Kamanga confidence for the future.

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Zambia's main opposition leader charged with treason

2017-04-11 22:14

The Zambian opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, has been charged with treason and is accused of obstructing President Edgar Lungu's motorcade.

Zambian police question opposition leader

2017-04-11 17:15

Police in Zambia are questioning the main opposition leader over allegations that he obstructed the motorcade of President Edgar Lungu.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Zambia, Cameroon

2017-03-15 21:00

Joice Mujuru says she knew about Zimbabwean government Gukurahundi atrocities that took place in the early 1980s, and President Robert Mugabe has donated biscuits,chips and water to flood victims.

Is your dog's poo-sniffing habit driving you wild? Take heart...

2017-03-11 17:28

Is your dog's poo-sniffing habit driving you wild? Take heart: researchers from the Zoological Society in London and their colleagues have put dogs' uncanny ability to root out other animals' droppings to VERY good use.

Hollywood's Will Smith visits Vic Falls - BUT WHICH SIDE?

2017-03-10 14:07

Hollywood star Will Smith has just been to Victoria Falls - but did he stay on the Zimbabwe side or the Zambian side of the natural wonder?

8 killed in Zambian food aid stampede

2017-03-06 16:02

At least eight people were killed in a stampede as thousands of desperate Zambians scrambled for food handouts, says police.


Zambia opposition leader seeks to quash 'treason' charge

2017-04-20 14:28

Lawyers for the Zambian opposition leader arrested last week after allegedly refusing to give way to President Edgar Lungu's convoy have asked a court to throw out an associated treason charge.

DA urges govt to intervene over arrest of Zambian opposition leader

2017-04-17 08:58

The Democratic Alliance has urged International Relations and Co-operations Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane to intervene over the recent arrest of Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema on treason charges.

Zambian opposition demands release of arrested leader

2017-04-13 19:13

The Zambian opposition UPND party has called for the immediate release of its leader Hakainde Hichilema, who is due to appear in court next week on treason charges.

Zambian opposition leader might face death penalty over treason charges

2017-04-12 17:06

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema could get a death penalty if found guilt on treason charges leveled against him.

Amnesty says Botswana executed 1 criminal in 2016

2017-04-11 20:48

Amnesty International says Botswana was the only country in southern African to carry out an execution last year.

Zambia to consult public over ICC membership

2017-03-28 20:04

Zambia opened public consultations this week on the government's plan to leave the International Criminal Court, as several other African countries re-assess their membership.

Wife, 32, kills hubby with high-heeled shoe

2017-03-15 15:31

A Zambian woman, 32, has been arrested for allegedly killing her husband with a high-heeled shoe, a report says.

WATCH: Will Smith has no idea of the 'quarrel' he's started among Zimbabweans and Zambians

2017-03-11 15:30

Here he is: Men in Black star Will Smith bungee jumping off Victoria Falls bridge as a double rainbow waits for him at the bottom. And he has no idea of the quarrel he's started among Zimbabweans and Zambians!

Top Africa Stories: Mugabe, Nigeria , Kenya

2017-03-06 19:56

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan, reportedly rejected UK's offer to rescue kidnapped Chibok girls, and President Mugabe has left for Ghana less than 24 hours after he got back home from a medical check-up in Singapore.

World Cup waits for SA champs

2017-03-05 06:01

If Amajita beat Sudan on Sunday afternoon they will book a berth in the Afcon semi-finals and their fate is in their own hands.

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