[VOA] Zambian President Edgar Lungu says climate change threatens to derail his country’s economy, and disruptions to the rainy season have already dampened its outlook.
[Times of Zambia] The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has said fiscal indiscipline is undermining the country’s economic performance.
[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has directed millers who bought maize from the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) at a subsidised rate to reduce mealie meal prices.
[Zambia Reports] President of Zambia Edgar Lungu has assured Congolese refugees fleeing civil unrest in the Democratic Republic of Congo of government’s support and protection.
[Zambia Reports] South Africa’s opposition leader Julius Malema’s attacks at President Edgar Lungu have been met with the same force with ruling Patriotic Front media director Sunday Chanda describing the EFF boss an imperialist’s rabid lap dog.
[IFEX] The International Press Institute (IPI) today expressed concern over the imposition of emergency powers in Zambia and recent comments made by the inspector-general of police that some publications could be closed while the 90-day state of emergency was in place.
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has lashed out at suspected UPND members for bringing down electricity supply lines in an attempt to sobatage his government.
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu is sure to re-open an age old debate in Zambian politics with his announcement that he will re-introduce a Ministry of Religious Affairs.
[The Conversation Africa] 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.
Without fear or favour IT IS mid-afternoon in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, and a newsroom has formed on a pavement. Journalists tap away at laptops in the shade of a tree; phone conversations are held on mobiles against the sound of traffic. Cables lead out of cars.