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The Decision on KCM is Final, says President 2019-05-21 12:53:46President Edgar Lungu says government is making progress in the process of dis-engaging from Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) a subsidiary of Vedanta mineral

KCM takeover-Wolves smell blood 2019-05-21 11:28:30The announced take over of KCM by the government has been greatly welcomed by the NDC. This is a call I have led as NDC President and President Lungu

Zambian Afropop Princess, Katongo, releases video to popular 2019-05-21 09:13:32Zambian Afropop Princess, Katongo, releases video to popular love song ‘Tinofara’ The visuals for Tinofara were shot in Lusaka, Zambi

Lusaka Dynamos’ 2019 Title Challenge Ends at a 2019-05-21 07:57:47Lusaka Dynamos’ title challenge in Pool A of the 2019 FAZ Super Division season is over after losing another player contractual dispute case fil

KCM pollution of the Kafue river 2019-05-21 07:24:36Pollution of the Kafue river by the giant mining firm KCM goes on unabated. In recent weeks, there has been an upsurge of toxic wastes spilling into t

Mpezeni, Kazembe to console Buthelezi 2019-05-21 07:06:24The Zambian High Commission in South Africa says Paramount Chief Mpezeni IV and Paramount Chief Mwata Kazembe are expected to visit Prince Mangosuthu

KCM take over, ZCCM-IH now applies to 2019-05-21 06:16:34ZCCM Investment Holdings Plc has asked the Lusaka High Court to grant them an order to appoint Milingo Lungu of Messrs Lungu Simwanza and Company as p

Zambia Files Notice of Plans to Seize Vedanta 2019-05-21 05:05:14Zambia’s government filed notification of plans to take over Vedanta Resources Ltd.’s domestic copper assets, President Edgar Lungu said.

Mine Union March in support of Government’s intention 2019-05-21 01:09:09Mine Unions yesterday staged a solidarity demonstration in support of government’s move to take over Konkola Copper Mines in Chingola and Chilil

ECZ ready to conduct the Katuba Parliamentary by-election 2019-05-21 00:52:47The Electoral Commission of Zambia has said that the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has notified Commission on the vacancy in Katub

Zesco United refuse to let Dynamos defeat get 2019-05-20 12:04:47Zesco United have told contenders to their FAZ Super Division crown that Sunday’s away loss at Lusaka Dynamos was not a sign they were cracking

WEEKEND SCORECARD: Chambeshi challenges 2019/2020 continental envoys 2019-05-20 11:19:59Nkana coach Beston Chambeshi has challenged Zambia’s 2019/2020 continental envoys to excel and not just to make the numbers. Sixth placed Nkana

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Liquidator Says KCM Operations Will Remain Normal…Pres Lungu 2019-05-21 14:48:34President Edgar Lungu says the decision to liquidate Konkola Copper Mines is final. And provisional liquidator Milingo Lungu says operations at KCM wi

Chiengi Man Nabbed for Attempting to Exchange Son 2019-05-21 09:58:17Police in Chiengi District have arrested a 47-year old man of Chilindi village who attempted to sell his 13-year old son in exchange for a boat and fi

CSOs Claim Sales Tax will Raise Poverty Levels 2019-05-21 09:40:40A consortium of Civil Society Organisations has said the implementation of Sales Tax will increase prices and the cost of doing business and ultimatel

Billionaire to pay Off Student Loans…in the USA 2019-05-21 06:29:58Morehouse College seniors got a surprise Sunday when billionaire investor Robert F. Smith announced during his commencement speech that he would pay o

KCM Placed Under Liquidation 2019-05-21 06:07:04ZCCM Investment Holdings PLC has asked the Lusaka High Court to grant them an order to appoint Milingo Lungu of Messrs Lungu Simwanza and Company as p

KCM Says It Hasn’t Received Notice of Govt 2019-05-21 05:58:12Indian run mining firm Konkola Copper Mines Plc (KCM) has said it has not received any formal communication from government regarding takeover of the

Police Warn Public against Swindlers Using Wina’s Forged 2019-05-21 00:50:31The Zambia Police has warned the public against a scam where criminals are using forged documents in the name of the Vice-President Inonge Wina to swi

Pending Takeover of KCM Well-timed, says Silavwe 2019-05-21 00:41:07Golden Party president Jackson Silavwe says the recent pronouncement by President Edgar Lungu to take over Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) is well timed an

Mine Unions Hold Solidarity March over Govt’s Move 2019-05-21 00:34:54Mine Unions yesterday staged a solidarity march in support of government’s move to take over Konkola Copper Mines in Chingola and Chililabombwe.

Mutati’s MMD Backs Mixed Member Representation Clause 2019-05-20 23:39:49The Felix Mutati MMD faction has welcomed the resolutions of the National Dialogue Forum among them the proposed introduction of the Mixed Member Repr

Boat Carrying Uganda Footballers Capsizes 2019-05-20 12:45:46Nine people have been confirmed dead and dozens more are missing after a boat capsized in western Uganda on Sunday. The boat was carrying more than 50

Lungu Directs Chella to Engage C/Belt Sub-Contractors 2019-05-20 12:35:26President Edgar Lungu has directed Special Assistant for Project Monitoring and Implementation Andrew Chellah to engage sub-contractors on the Copperb

Times of Zambia

Women at Work programme uplifting farm workers’ conditions 2019-05-07 08:43:31By BENNET SIMBEYE – OVER the years, floriculture and horticulture have continued to flourish in the agricultural sector, creating the much neede

Zambia measles alert 2019-05-07 08:14:19By JESSIE NGOMA-SIMENGWA – Zambia has extended a measles immunisation campaign to its neighbouring countries as a way of sealing all possible lo

Exports to be exempt from sales tax – 2019-05-04 06:07:40By HELEN ZULU – THE Government will exempt exports from Sales Tax to make them competitive and earn the country foreign exchange. And Government

‘Gloomberg’ reports challenged 2019-05-04 05:56:57By Steven Zande – Government says it has written to international financial media house Bloomberg to protest its claims that Zambia was under st

NDF: 37 stayaway UPND MPS face jail 2019-05-04 05:46:40By JAMES KUNDA – THIRTY-SEVEN United Party for National Development (UPND) Members of Parliament (MPs) face a fine of up to 50,000 penalty units

Can Nkana clip Eagles surge? 2019-04-24 03:52:33By SAMUEL LUKHANDA – BUOYANT Nkana will today seek to make ground on MTN-FAZ Super Division Stream B leaders Green Eagles when the two sides cla

Dynamos to pay $48,600 2019-04-24 03:47:29By SANDRA MWILA – FIFA has ordered Zambian MTN-FAZ Super League side Lusaka Dynamos to pay its former player Munthari Tagoe about US$48,600 for

Welcome back; now say ‘sorry’, GBM challenged 2019-04-24 03:40:01By JAMES KUNDA and STEVEN ZANDE – AS SUSPENDED United Party for National Development (UPND) vice-president Geoffrey Mwamba rejoined the Patrioti

‘Lower mealie-meal price!’ 2019-04-24 03:26:52By Chusa Sichone in Mansa – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has directed millers who bought maize from the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) at a subsidised rate

Finally, the dialogue 2019-04-24 03:21:32By JAMES KUNDA – THE nation’s focus for the next fortnight will be firmly on the National Dialogue Forum (NDF) which commences formal proc

Reuters: Zambia News

UPDATE 1-Glencore's Zambian unit to close two mine 2019-05-10 13:18:07LUSAKA, May 10 (Reuters) - Zambia's Mopani Copper Mines plans to close two shafts at its Nkana mine in Kitwe, the Glencore-owned company said on Frid

Glencore's Zambian unit to close two shafts 2019-05-10 12:06:33LUSAKA, May 10 (Reuters) - Zambia's Mopani Copper Mines Plc plans to close two shafts and focus on essential capital projects, the Glencore-owned com

Zambia delays receipt of $2.6 bln in loans 2019-05-10 08:08:37LUSAKA, May 10 (Reuters) - Zambia has delayed the receipt of loans totalling $2.6 billion contracted last year in order to rein in its soaring debt, F

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX - Kenya's shilling to strengthen, Uganda's to 2019-05-09 08:08:07NAIROBI, May 9 (Reuters) - Kenya's shilling is forecast to strengthen against the dollar in the next week to Thursday, while Uganda's shilling will

UPDATE 1-Zambia's 2019 maize output expected to fall 2019-05-08 10:27:47LUSAKA, May 8 (Reuters) - Zambia's 2019 maize production is expected to fall 16 percent to about 2 million tonnes from 2.39 million tonnes last year,

Zambia's 2019 maize output seen 16 percent down 2019-05-08 10:03:09LUSAKA, May 8 (Reuters) - Zambia's 2019 maize production is expected to fall 16 percent to about 2 million tonnes from 2.39 million tonnes last year,

Zambia's finance minister says tax reforms needed to 2019-05-03 10:22:36LUSAKA, May 3 (Reuters) - Zambia will pay off all outstanding legitimate VAT refunds, but plans to press ahead with a new non-refundable sales tax des

Zambia's 2018 fiscal deficit above forecast at 7.5 2019-05-01 05:45:05LUSAKA, May 1 (Reuters) - Zambia's 2018 fiscal deficit stood at 7.5 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), higher than an earlier government projec

IMF staff says buildup of Zambia's domestic expenditure 2019-04-30 13:46:39JOHANNESBURG, April 30 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in preliminary findings on Tuesday that a buildup in Zambia's domestic

RPT-African countries hit by commodity slump must `re-calibrate' 2019-04-30 09:50:34ABUJA, April 30 (Reuters) - African countries coping with low commodity prices must do more to re-balance investment and sustainable debt, and they sh

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