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President Edgar Lungu launches a PF New! 2021-04-21 09:15:27President Edgar Lungu has launched a five-year Patriotic Front (PF) Manifesto at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka to be implemente

Communities urged to participate in wildlife protection New! 2021-04-21 08:08:30The Department of National Parks and Wildlife is calling for active participation of communities in protection of wildlife in Kalumbila district of No

Nyanji Market to be constructed New! 2021-04-21 07:57:37Traders at Nyanji market in Ndola’s Twapia ward have joined efforts with the local authority to have the area legally structured. ZANIS reports

Shepolopolo Handed Tough Olympic Draw New! 2021-04-21 07:18:55Shepolopolo will be in interesting company in Tokyo this July following the completion of the 2020 Olympic Games Women’s Football Tournament dra

Kaoma receives SCT funds New! 2021-04-21 06:38:04Government has released K1.8m to Kaoma District in Western Province for the vulnerable under the Social Cash Transfer (SCT). District Commissioner, Vi

Why is Zambia using a vaccine rejected by New! 2021-04-21 06:32:44Disclaimer: This question is not about safety of the vaccine. Benefits of vaccines may outweigh the risks.This question is about efficacy( It may be s

ECL Multipurpose cooperatives empowers Mambwe youth and women New! 2021-04-21 06:29:18The Edgar Chagwa Lungu Multi-purpose Empowerment Cooperative has empowered various youth and women groups in Mambwe district with assorted items as ca

Kabwe Cholera vaccinations fruitful New! 2021-04-21 06:24:10Central Province Director of Health (PDH), Kennedy Kabuswe, says Kabwe district has achieved 97 per cent of oral cholera vaccinations. Dr Kabuswe says

Government working on climate resistant crops New! 2021-04-21 06:08:57Government on the Copperbelt Province has embarked on an exercise to identify crops that are climate resistant. ZANIS reports that the District Agricu

Killer father feels ‘forever guilty’ in prison New! 2021-04-21 05:55:00Pemphani Zulu is serving life in prison for killing his own children following a domestic dispute. But he claims that it was all a tragic accident.

President Lungu calls fisheries and aquaculture development fund 2021-04-20 15:50:40President Edgar Lungu has directed the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock to urgently bring to cabinet a memorandum on fisheries and aquaculture deve

Vote for ECL for continued development -Mundubile 2021-04-20 15:40:22Government Chief Whip Brian Mundubile has called on the electorate to vote for the ruling Patriotic Front for continued development throughout the cou

Newstime Africa

Precarious power tilts towards Ramaphosa in battle inside New! 2021-04-21 07:38:51Susan Booysen, University of the Witwatersrand It appears, for the moment, that South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has won a key battle in the wa

Vaccine equity the ‘challenge of our time’, WHO New! 2021-04-21 06:12:39NEW YORK – PRN Africa — The summit – held in virtual format on the theme, “A Vaccine for All” – brought together s

Thousands flee fresh clashes in Central African Republic: New! 2021-04-21 05:57:53NEW YORK – PRN Africa — According to the agency, new arrivals in Chad reported having fled clashes, as well as pillaging, extortion, and o

Nigeria has a new police chief amidst calls New! 2021-04-21 05:32:36Lanre Ikuteyijo, Obafemi Awolowo University The appointment of Usman Alkali Baba as Nigeria’s acting Inspector General of Police on April 6, 202

Respect and dialogue needed to restore normality as New! 2021-04-21 05:20:38The FIFA President emphasised his full support to the European sports model, a successful model of openness and inclusivity, promotion and relegation

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio moves to New! 2021-04-21 05:07:42by Gregory Simpkins The decision by Sierra Leone to shut down the operations of U.S.-owned SL Mining has called into question that government’s

Financial Crimes in Sierra Leone reveal a corrupt 2021-04-10 11:35:58By Chernoh Alpha M. Bah, Matthew Anderson, and Mark Feldman President Julius Maada Bio has appeared on a number of television and radio talk shows in

What is thrombocytopenia, the rare blood condition possibly 2021-04-08 12:24:30Anthony Zulli, Victoria University; Maja Husaric, Victoria University; Maximilian de Courten, Victoria University, and Vasso Apostolopoulos, Victoria

New discoveries in Angola’s Prolific Basins fuel interest 2021-04-08 12:13:39From deep-water commercial fields to onshore plays, Angola boasts a combined depth of resources and existing infrastructure that provide explorers wit

African presidents and global leaders support bold action 2021-04-08 12:00:10Africa now faces the dual onslaught of climate change – currently estimated at between $7 billion and $15 billion each year – and Covid-19

Botched coup in Niger points to deep fissures 2021-04-06 09:19:37Olayinka Ajala, Leeds Beckett University Events in Niger took a dramatic turn days before the country was about to make history by conducting the firs

Tracking coronavirus in West Africa and beyond 2021-04-01 12:29:18BRUSSELS, 01 April 2021 – PRN Africa — Since the coronavirus outbreak, Elsi’s team have been using EU-backed SORMAS technology to tr

Times of Zambia

Copper prices soar as demand increases New! 2021-04-21 09:09:56By KENNEDY MUPESENI – COPPER prices rose by 1.98 per cent to $9,3511 a tonne on Monday due to increased demand as the United States (US) Dollar

BRRA sets up online platform for citizens’ input New! 2021-04-21 09:07:48By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE Business Regulatory Review Agency (BRRA) has introduced an online notice and comment portal designed to enable cit

‘Progress on debt restructuring talks good for economy’ 2021-04-21 02:22:47By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – PROGRESS around debt restructuring discussions and an International Monetary Fund (IMF) funded programme could positiv

Lungu acts to boost aquaculture sector growth 2021-04-21 02:13:15By CHUSA SICHONE in Siavonga DETERMINED to make Zambia self-sufficient in fish production, President Edgar Lungu has directed Fisheries and Livestock

ECZ nods 38,000 G12s 2021-04-21 01:52:26By JOSEPH BANDA – THE Examination Council of Zambia (ECZ) has so far verified 38,280 Grade 12 certificates mainly for people aspiring for politi

3,400 take COVAX 2021-04-21 01:51:41By STEVEN ZANDE – NEARLY 3,400 people have so far taken the COVID-19 vaccination as government cautions that if those targeted in the first

Govt will do even more, EL assures 2021-04-21 01:50:06By CHUSA SICHONE in Siavonga – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has assured that the Government will add on to what it is doing currently to improve the li

Kampyongo reacts to Mukuni’s threats 2021-04-21 01:47:21By JAMES KUNDA – HOME Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo has said that anyone threatening his office for implementing law and order in the count

ZRA to seize all illicit vehicles 2021-04-20 10:51:04By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) will swing into action to impound and seize all illegally imported vehicles after t

Grow business through €1.5m grant, SMEs told 2021-04-20 10:47:25By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – THE Accelerated Growth for Small and Medium Enterprises (AGS) has urged local enterprises to apply for a €1.5 million

Steady rise in COVID 19 vax takers 2021-04-20 03:36:08By JOSEPH BANDA and STEVEN ZANDE – MORE than 2,000 people in Lusaka have so far received the Covid-19 (Covax) vaccines with all provincial centr

Health PS announces compensation for any negative reaction 2021-04-20 02:23:00By STEVEN ZANDE – THE Government has announced that “some” form of compensation will be given to people who might be negatively affe

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