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IMF · Zambia
HOW PRESIDENT HAKAINDE HICHILEMA WAS DUPED BY THE IMF- Sean Tembo
President Hakainde Hichilema's decision to obtain a bailout loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been challenged by Sean Tembo, President of the People's Party (PeP) Mr Tembo has raised concerns over the President's one-man decision to seek the IMF bailout without any cabinet scrutiny or debate.See the Story
Africa · Zambia
Zambia : Plans by opposition political parties to impeach President Hakainde Hichilema are baseless – UPND
Opposition political parties are in the process of issuing a motion of impeachment in parliament against President Hakainde Hichilema for failing to govern the country to the expectations of Zambians. Chief Government Spokesperson Chushi Kasanda dared the opposition to go ahead with their plans saying they will just be wasting their time.See the Story
Africa · Zambia
Zambia : Chilufya Tayali and Christopher Kapita Arrested for Hate Speech and False Information
Chilufya Tayali, 48, and Christopher Kapita, 54, arrested for offenses of Hate Speech and Giving False Information to a Public Officer. Alleged remarks that Tayali allegedly made and posted on various social media platforms between January 1 and 29, 2023. The alleged remarks that he made on social media targeted some traditional Chiefs and Commanders.See the Story
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Africa · Ethiopia
Ethiopia to investigate deaths of 27 migrants in Zambia - state news agency
Ethiopia's government will investigate the reported deaths of 27 of its citizens. The bodies were found in a farming area on the outskirts of Zambia's capital Lusaka. A sole survivor was found alive in the early hours of Sunday morning and rushed to hospital.See the Story
67% Left coverage: 3 sources
Look: UAE President welcomes world leaders attending launch of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2023
President Hakainde Hichilema has arrived in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to attend the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. The visit, which was arranged at the invitation of the President of the UAE, is expected to provide Zambia with the opportunity to unlock new investment opportunities in Renewable and Alternative Sources of Energy.See the Story
Coverage: 2 sources
Former PS Stardy Mwale Arrested For Corruption Involving Purchase Of Presidential Jet
Mwale, 51, of Flat 21 Eureka Park in Makeni, has been charged with three counts of Wilful Failure to Comply with Applicable Law and Procedure contrary to Section 34 (2) (b) and one count of Fraudulent Facilitation of Payment from the Public Revenue. Those arrested and charged are former Defence Secretary Rtd. Brigadier General Michael Obister Mbewe, Former Ministry of Defence Director General Medical Services. and Director-Finance at Ministry of Green Economy and Environment.See the Story
Agriculture · Dakar
HH OFF TO SENEGAL FOR SECOND EDITION OF THE DAKAR SUMMIT ON AGRICULTURE
President HAKAINDE HICHilema of Zambia has left for Senegal to attend the Dakar two-day summit on Agriculture. He is part of a select Committee of African Heads of State tasked to ensure the continent mobilizes cheaper capital for the Agricultural inputs and value chain investment. The President was seen off by Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister STANLEY KAKUBO.See the Story
Death Penalty · Zambia
Criminal Defamation of the President abolished along with the death penalty
ABOLISHING OF IMPOSITION OF DEATH PENALTY AND CRIMINAL DEFAMATION OF THE PRESIDENT. Fellow citizens, Please be informed that this afternoon, we assented to the Penal Code (Amendment) Bill number 25 of 2022, abolishing the imposition of the death penalty, and the offence of Criminal Defamation of the President, in the Republic of Zambia. The Penal […]See the Story
Africa · Zambia
Zambia : Anthony Bwalya is happy that he is going to Serve Zambia in another capacity-UPND
The United Party for National Development (UPND) has issued a statement condemning the use of tribalism for political expediency. The statement was in response to the redeployment of Anthony Bwalya from his position as presidential spokesperson to a role in foreign service. UPND Chairman for Energy, Charles Kaisala, stated that it is embarrassing for Zambians to use tribalism.See the Story
Africa · Zambia
Zambia : UPND governance system is not inspiring – Chishimba Kabwili
Patriotic Front – PF Presidential Aspirant Chishimba Kambwili has described the United Party for National Development – UPND government as not inspiring because they tied themselves to so many promises which they have failed to fulfill. Mr. Kambwili sufficed to state that the UPND has fulfilled one or two promises but even the same promises […]See the Story