The Budget presents a dilemma to the unions. Mboweni himself grappled with the conflicting demands, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Edgar Lungu is set to be inaugurated as president of Zambia after a last-minute court bid by a defeated opposition candidate failed to halt the ceremony.
Zambia’s constitutional court has given the country’s main opposition leader two more days to present a petition challenging last month’s disputed re-election of President Edgar Lungu.
Authorities in Zambia have suspended the licenses of three private broadcasters, saying they had posed a risk to peace and stability during this month's presidential election.
The inauguration of Zambian President Edgar Lungu has been halted pending a constitutional court ruling on the election results, a report has claimed.
Following his success in the August 11 polls, newly re-elected Zambian President Edgar Lungu has told opposition parties to not be bitter over his victory, a report says.
Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has claimed that the recently announced elections results were rigged, adding that he would take legal action, reports say.
International observers have called for calm in Zambia as the country eagerly awaits the announcement of results from the presidential elections.
Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has blasted the national election commission for slow progress in releasing results from the closely-fought presidential vote.
Political campaigning in Zambia's capital Lusaka has been suspended for 10 days because of violent clashes ahead of next month's national elections.
Zambia's biggest independent newspaper has been shut down by authorities over unpaid taxes, the editor says, calling the move an attempt to silence it ahead of August elections.
At least four African heads of state are set to attend Zambian President Edgar Lungu's inauguration ceremony, which the opposition has vowed to snub.
Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has increased pressure on re-elected President Edgar Lungu, claiming that he is using state machinery to effect a coup d'état in the country.
President Edgar Lungu of the Patriotic Front (PF) has been declared winner of the most closely fought election Zambia has witnessed since adopting a multiparty system in 1990.
Former Zambian leader Kenneth Kaunda has congratulated President Edgar Lungu following his victory in the presidential elections.
Zambian police have arrested 150 opposition demonstrators over protests that erupted after President Edgar Lungu was declared the winner of a highly-contested vote.
Zambia's president has been re-elected in a closely contested vote, the country's electoral commission announced.
President Edgar Lungu held a slight lead in Zambia's closely-fought election, as the opposition claimed the vote was rigged.
The EU election observation mission has said it is happy with voter turnout during Zambia’s recent presidential elections, the Lusaka Times reported on Friday.
Zambian police say they have arrested two senior editors of the country's largest independent newspaper that was shut last week over alleged unpaid tax.
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