Hichilema launches presidential campaign in Kanyama

  UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has urged Zambians to reject Patriotic Front (PF) leader Michael Sata in this year’s elections because he has been inconsistent on many national matters. Mr Hichilema also said he would defeat Mr Sata in the presidential elections because the PF leader behaved as one who […]

Zambia revokes recognition of Western Sahara

Zambia has revoked its recognition of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (Western Sahara), foreign Affairs minister Kabinga Pande announced in Morocco. Western Sahara is a disputed territory in West Africa currently under the governance of Morocco. It is recognised by the UN and more than 80 countries The territory is phosphate-rich and believed to have offshore oil […]

US$5 Million so far paid to foreign experts in Rajan Mahtani prosecution

The Zambian government has so far paid about US$5 million to foreign experts contracted in the case involving former Finance bank owner Rajan Mahtani. Mahtani is charged with forging share transfer forms, transferring shares in Zambezi Portland Cement Limited to Finsbury Investments Limited and Ital Terrazzo Limited. The Zambia government has decided to bring in […]

UNESCO director arrives in Zambia today

UNESCO Director General Irina Gueorguieva Bokova arrives in Zambia Sunday April 3, to strengthen mutual cooperation in the sectors of UNESCO competence such as education, culture, communication and information. During her visit, Bokova will meet with President Rupiah Banda and Ministers of Foreign Affairs; Science and Technology; Communications and Transport; Sport, Youth and Child Development; […]