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April 12, 2021

Republican Vice President, Inonge Wina says the country’s fuel situation has been normalized following the commodity’s shortage which lasted two days. Mrs. Wina says as of 6th April, 2021 the country has enough diesel stock to last 10 days and enough petrol stock to last 11 days. The Vice President says fuel suppliers have continued […]

Presidential aspirant, Kelvin Bwalya says he will contest the Republican Presidency in the August despite his decision not to contest the Patriotic Front Party Presidency. Mr. Bwalya says he decided not to contest the party Presidency because he respects the rule of law and does not wish to promote lawlessness. Mr. Bwalya says the forthcoming […]

Minister of Health, Dr. Jonas Chanda today announced to parliament that the first consignment of the Covid-19 vaccine under the COVAX initiative is expected to arrive in Zambia on Monday 12th April, 2021. Dr. Chanda says the consignment consists an initial 228,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine which will be administered to about 3.6 million […]

Proflight Zambia has set its’ sights on connecting Zambia’s tourist capital, Livingstone to the South African market with direct flights to Johannesburg. The Airline says it has received approval for the new route and that it’s first flight connecting Livingstone to Johannesburg via Lusaka is scheduled for 9th April 2021. The Airline also announced that […]

The New Hope Movement for Multi-Party Democracy says it remains opposed to the high nomination fees announced by the Electoral Commission ahead of this years Presidential Elections. The party’s Chairperson for Elections, Malama Sokoni says the K95,000 set for male candidates, K75,000 for female candidates and K60,000 for the youth and Persons Living with Disabilities […]

Former United Party National Development Spokesperson Charles Kakoma has ditched his party to join the ruling Patriotic Front citing ‘strange happenings’ in the UPND following the party’s recent General Assembly. In announcing his defection to the Patriotic Front at a media briefing held in Lusaka today, Mr. Kakoma said it is surprising that despite commanding […]

Leader of the opposition Patriots for Economic Progress Party, Sean Tembo says Government’s continued attempt to get a bailout loan from the International Monetary Fund when the price of Copper price is at about 9,000 dollars per metric tonne, is evidence that the Patriotic Front have failed to run the country. Mr. Tembo says it […]

Together Africa without Orphans (TAWO), an NGO representing Orphans has lodged a complaint with the Human Rights Commission of Zambia on what it termed as ‘tribal sentiments’ being championed by Senior Chief Mukuni of Southern Province. The NGO has noted with concern that despite being cited as a culprit in the promulgation of electoral violence […]

President Edgar Lungu has assented into law the Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes Bill of 2021. President Lungu signed the bill into law on Tuesday, 23rd March 2021 and said he is hopeful that the law will bring sanity to the usage of the internet in Zambia. The President said the law is meant purely […]