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“SOUTH AFRICA IS FREE BECAUSE OF ZAMBIA”

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to Zambians for their contribution to the liberation of his country from the apartheid regime. He says his country got its freedom from the apartheid regime largely due to the contribution that Zambians made. Mr. Ramaphosa says this is because Zambia provided shelter to many South Africans…

“RURAL ZAMBIA TO GET BETTER ROADS”

Vice President Inonge Wina says government remains committed to addressing various challenges for people in rural areas through construction of better road. Mrs. Wina says this is why government has continued to create more districts across the country for better road links through the link Zambia projects. The Vice President was speaking when she met…

North Korea lashes out at US diplomats over sanctions

North Korea has lashed out again at the US for not lifting sanctions against the country. The foreign ministry said it had made various goodwill gestures, and yet the US was still following an “outdated acting script” and jeopardising any moves towards denuclearisation. North Korea remains under a range of international and US sanctions over…

ZAMBIA,S.A. SIGN COOPERATION DEAL

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu (right) welcomes his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa at State House in Lusaka on Thursday,August 9,2018. PICTURE BY SALIM HENRY/STATE HOUSE ©2018 Zambia and South Africa have signed an agreement to establish the Bi-National Commission. The agreement has elevated the joint commission for cooperation into a Bi-National Commission which will be…

“WE DIDN’T BREACH THE LAW OVER BITI”

State House says Zambia did not breach any international law when it handed over former Zimbabwean Minister of Finance, Tendai Biti , to that country’s authorities. Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda says the government did not deport Mr. Biti but simply handed him over to the Zimbabwean authorities…

BITI APPEARS IN ZIMBABWE COURT

Zimbabwean opposition politician Tendai Biti has appeared in court in handcuffs on charges of inciting violence after he was deported from Zambia. Zambia’s government rejected Mr Biti’s request for asylum on Wednesday. Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Mr Biti had been released on bail following his intervention. Prosecutors accuse Mr Biti of fuelling illegal protests…

ZANASU NOT RECOGNIZED

The Minister of Higher Education says it does not recognise existence of the Zambia National Students Union -ZANASU. Minister of Higher Education Nkando Luo says the Union does not represent any student and that its executive is illegal. Professor Luo was speaking during leadership meeting with students at the University of Zambia. She has also…