Zambia News


Thursday, 09-03-15, 12:18Zambia's Power Woes - All Roads Lead to Kariba Dam[Daily Maverick] Experts have warned that without urgent repairs the Kariba Dam risks collapse, unleashing a 'tsunami' of water through the Zambezi Valley, reaching the Mozambique border in just eight hours where it would overwhelm the Cahora Bassa wall, in so doing eliminating 40% of the region's hydro-electric capacity and putting an estimated 3.5-million human lives at risk. Overlooked, perhaps inevitably, amidst the hyperbole of collapse, destruction and loss of life, is the cost of the poor management of the asset read more...
Thursday, 09-03-15, 11:55Blacklist Erring Contractors[Times of Zambia] Under the arrangement, the RDA would pre-select subcontractors, predefine the works that they would do and make the payment for the work carried out directly to the selected subcontractors. read more...
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 14:35Runners Eye Medals[Times of Zambia] NATIONAL athletics team coach Douglas Kalembo is confident that his athletes will mint at least four medals at the All Africa Games that get underway this weekend in Congo Brazzaville. read more...
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 8:07Williamson - Zambia Slightly Stronger but We'll Beat Them[Nation] Harambee Stars head coach believes their Sunday 2017 Afcon competitors hold a slight advantage over them as they have been training hard. read more...
Tuesday, 09-01-15, 13:40Zim, Zambia Economies Trip On Water Shortage[News24Wire] Low water levels at Kariba dam will further worsen power generating capacity in Zimbabwe and Zambia, power utilities in the two southern African countries say, with power deficits seen widening until the onset of rains in November. read more...
Tuesday, 09-01-15, 9:12Africa's 2012 Golden Boot Winner Joins Metz[Zambia Reports] Zambian striker Emmanuel Mayuka has joined FC Metz of France. The French Division 2 club that commands the league after five games signed Mayuka at around 21:30hrs Zambian time on Monday. read more...
Tuesday, 09-01-15, 7:24Stars Begin Preparations for 2017 Afcon Qualifier Against Zambia[Nation] The national football team Harambee Stars will on Tuesday begin preparations for this weekend's 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier match against Zambia's Chipolopolo. read more...
Monday, 08-31-15, 11:00Nyango - Long Journey to a Resting Place of Namibian Heroes[New Era] Nyango -The area of Nyango located in the Kaoma district some 400 kilometres west of Lusaka is rich in history and is likely to get a new lease of life in the near future from the Namibian government, due to the sentimental value the area holds as Nyango hosted countless Namibian refugees that fled their country in fear of persecution during the struggle for independence. read more...
Monday, 08-31-15, 8:24Stop Political Yapping[Times of Zambia] Anything coming from the Office of the President and the Government can be politicised with gross distortions deliberately meant to damage the image of these two institutions. read more...
Saturday, 08-29-15, 10:27Let There Be No Bloodshed - President Lungu[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu says there should be no bloodbath in the upcoming Solwezi West by-election calling for peaceful and issue-based campaigns ahead of the September 24. read more...


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