Zambia News Journal
[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has awarded a contract worth KR420 million for road rehabilitation in Mongu and Kitwe as part of the Link-Zambia 8000 road project.
[Zambia Reports]On the fourth day of hearings in the trial of former President of Zambia Rupiah Banda, a witness testified before Lusaka Chief Resident Magistrate Joshua Banda that according to discussions in various staff meetings at the Zambia High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria, the initial steps for Zambia to obtain oil from Nigeria had already been done under late president Levy Mwanawasa.
Vice-president says government wants to clean up business practices and collect its fair share of tax from companies operating in Zambia
Finance Bank Zambia Ltd., which is 40 percent owned by Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN) , plans to raise $250 million selling stock on the Lusaka Stock Exchange in October, Chairman Rajan Mahtani said.
[Times of Zambia]FORMER Chief of Staff at State House Austin Sichinga has told a magistrate's court that former President Rupiah Banda delivered a letter in which he was requesting for 45,000 barrels of crude oil to his Nigerian counterpart at the time, Umaru Musa Yar'adua.
[Zambia Reports]Auditor General Anna Chifungula says her office has moved in to probe happennings at the troubled Zambia Railways Limited which is already under investigations by the Anti Corruption Commission.
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambian inflation slowed to 6.5 percent in April from 6.6 percent the previous month, the Central Statistics Office said on Thursday. The slowdown was mainly due to decreases in prices of some non-food items, the agency said. On a month-on-month basis, inflation declined to 0.6 percent in April, from 1.2 percent in March. Africa's top copper producer recorded a trade surplus ...
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambian inflation fell to 6.5 percent in April from 6.6 percent the previous month, the statistics agency said on Thursday. The slowdown was mainly due to decreases in prices of some non-food items, the agency said.
[Zambia Reports]Chief Resident Magistrate Joshua Banda on Tuesday rejected Director of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito's fabricated evidence which came in the form of a photocopy letter by a Zambia Police officer.
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Railways Limited (ZRL) chief executive officer, Clive Chirwa has been suspended for alleged corruption in the manner he managed the national railway.
[OSISA]A week after the European Union called for proposals from organisations in Zambia working on human rights, including the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals, the Minister of Home Affairs, Edgar Lungu, stated in an interview that the EU was promoting same-sex marriages in Zambia - sparking a storm of homophobic bigotry and hate-speech.
Zambian president Michael Sata suspended Clive Chirwa five months after his appointment as chief executive officer of the state-owned railway company in Africa’s biggest copper producer.
A Lusaka magistrate's court has dismissed an application by former Republican President Rupiah Banda to refer his matter to the High Court for constitutional issues because it lacks merit.Chief Resident Magistrate Joshua Banda in his ruling yesterday described Banda's application as frivolous, vexatious and meritless.
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia's Konkola Copper Mines, owned by London-listed Vedanta Resources, said on Tuesday its Nchanga smelter will remain shut for one month. Konkola last week closed the smelter due to a metal leak through the wall of a furnace. Mined metal productiion was unaffected by the smelter shutdown, Konkola said.
[Zambia Reports]Zambia's controversial trial against former President Rupiah Banda began today with a hiccup from the prosecution, who sought to introduce a photocopied letter as evidence, which was vigorously disputed by the defence, forcing an adjournment to address basic evidentiary matters.