Monday 19th February 2018

Latest Politics

Mozambique rubbish dump collapse ‘kills at least 17’ people
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At least 17 people have been killed after heavy rains caused the partial collapse of a rubbish dump in Mozambique. A 15-metre high pile of rubbish collapsed, destroying seven houses, and rescuers f...
Zambian Actor Shines In New ‘Black Panther’ Movie
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Zambian actor, Patrick Shumba Mutukw, has recently given an interview on what it is like to be part of such an iconic film. Talking to Time Machine Zambia the actor explained it was an 'unbelievable e...
Kabila’s Motorcade Involved In Second Road Accident
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There has been another serious road traffic accident involving President Kabila's motorcade. This time along Leopards Hill Road opposite the Saudi Arabian and French Embassies and involving a Zambian ...
Kabila and Lungu Discuss Regions Stability, ‘DRC Peaceful’ Maintains Kabila
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Visiting Democratic Republic (DRC) President Joseph Kabila has made an assurance to the international community that he is committed to ensuring that all pockets of instability ravaging some parts of ...
Zambia Fails To Secure IMF Deal
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The International Monetary Fund has rejected Zambia's latest borrowing plans, saying they risk making it harder for the country to sustain its debt load, the IMF said on Friday. Zambia had hope...
Tensions Rise Following Mwanakatwe’s Promotion
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Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has opposed the appointment of Margaret Mwanakatwe as Finance Minister. TIZ Executive Director Wesley Chibamba says although Mrs. Mwanakatwe is qualified for...
Cholera Still Claiming Lives
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Four people have died from suspected cholera in fishing camps located in Shibuyunji of Central Province leading to the Ministry of Health to shut down seven illegal fishing camps. The district has ...
Has Lungu Already Begun Solidifying Power Ahead of 2021?
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News this morning that Felix Mutati has been demoted to Minister for Works and Supply has many wondering if President Lungu is attempted to further consolidate his grip on power by moving a prominent ...
Zimbabwe’s Opposition Leader Tsvangirai Dies Aged 65
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Acting Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader, Nelson Chamisa has expressed "shock and devastation" following the death of the party's president Morgan Tsvangirai. Tsvangirai, 65, the veteran...
ECZ Wash Their Hands Of Campaigns Outside Official Period
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Lately, opposition parties have accused the ruling party of starting campaigns for the 2021 elections. Last week President Edgar Lungu said that he will not be stopping his provincial visits becaus...
Lungu To Crack Down On Criticisms Against The Chinese
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The President has come to the defense of his loyalist of allies - the Chinese Government. Their presence in Zambia and indeed Africa more broadly has been a source of tension for many years with criti...
Solwezi Residents Unhappy With Poorly Built Bridge
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Solwezi Residents have rejected a footbridge constructed by the Solwezi Municipal Council connecting Kazomba and Wisdom Compounds. The residents have criticised the local authority for putting up w...
GBM Risks Arrest For Aiding and Abetting Pilato
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UPND Vice-President Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) has put his life in danger and risks being jailed for aiding fugitive Pilato to run away to South Africa, Kabwe-based lawyer Tutwa Ngulube has warned. ...
Hakainde Hichilema Accuses Lungu of Stealing Government Funds
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UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has asked President Edgar Lungu to stop from stealing public funds. Commenting on sentiments by President Lungu that “ubomba mwibala alya mwibala”, HH has said the r...