Author: Lusaka Times

Iran’s President Raisi killed in a helicopter crash

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, a hardliner seen as a potential successor to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, tragically lost his life in a helicopter crash.. The crash occurred in the mountainous terrain near the Azerbaijan border, amidst poor weather conditions, according to officials and state media reports. The helicopter was carrying President Raisi, Foreign Minister

What is Lungu foretelling?

We know for a fact that former Edgar Lungu is definitely not a prophet. Being a prophet is a serious undertaking; it’s not as easy as walking into Soweto market, get yourself a nice double breasted-suit and pointed shoes from China and start preaching prosperity gospel to bored passengers on a long-distance bound bus in

President Hichilema reaffirms Government’s Commitment in fighting Corruption

President Hakainde Hichilema has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to fight corruption which he described as a cancer that retards economic development. Speaking when he launched the National Policy on Anti-Corruption in Lusaka , Mr Hichilema said his government is poised to heighten the fight against corruption in order to achieve a corrupt free Zambia. President

President Hakainde Hichilema Urges Traditional Leaders to Collaborate on Food Security and Climate Resilience

In a bid to bolster food security and enhance the country’s resilience to climate change, President Hakainde Hichilema has called upon traditional leaders to join hands with the government. This call came during a meeting between President Hichilema and traditional leaders representing all ten provinces at State House . President Hichilema emphasized the importance of

China-Zambia Ink 18 MoUs Worth USD 1 Billion

Zambia has signed 18 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Chinese companies, totaling over one billion United States Dollars, in various areas of cooperation. The signing ceremony which is aimed at promoting cooperation occurred during the official opening of the China-Zambia High-Quality development forum in Lusaka that was officiated by President Hakainde Hichilema. President Hichilema reaffirmed

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva Statement to the Financial Community on Zambia

Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement about Zambia to Members of the Financial Community: “The Zambian authorities have been implementing an ambitious economic reform program supported by the IMF, which aims to restore fiscal and debt sustainability, create fiscal space for much-needed social spending, and strengthen
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