Zambia`s former mines minister Maxwell Mwale on Friday was jailed for a year on graft charges linked to the irregular issuing of a mining licence to a Chinese firm in 2009.
Former champions Zambia must defeat Cape Verde on Monday to keep alive their hopes of reaching the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals in Equatorial Guinea.
Zambia`s defence minister Edgar Lungu, of the ruling Patriotic Front, has narrowly won the country`s presidential race, the electoral commission announced Saturday after an election marred by delays.
Zambia goes to the polls on Tuesday in a tightly contested race to elect a president after a ruling party power struggle following the death of Michael Sata in office last year.
Zambian political parties have wrapped up their campaigns ahead of a special presidential election called following the death of president Michael Sata last year.
A controversial decision to hike mining royalties in copper-rich Zambia has not only spooked investors but has become an unlikely presidential election issue in one of Africa`s two biggest producers.
Zambians head to the polls on Tuesday in a special election to chose a new president for the copper-rich southern African nation and replace Michael Sata who died last year.
The Cape Verde Islands arrived as an oddity at the last African Nations Cup finals but two years on will have credible hopes of again reaching the quarter-finals of the continental championship.
Zambia`s acting president Guy Scott on Wednesday rejected a call for his resignation by a majority of cabinet ministers, and suggested a meeting they held without him had been treasonous.
The battle for Zambia`s presidency became even more of a family affair on Wednesday with late leader Michael Sata`s widow joining the race to become the ruling party`s candidate.
It's hard to believe, but here it is. A baby elephant with its courageous effort survived an attack by 14 lions in the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.
Zambian politics were thrown into turmoil Tuesday after acting president Guy Scott sacked the secretary general of the ruling party, sparking riots and a rejection of his authority.
Zambians formed long lines on Sunday to pay last respects to their late president, Michael Sata, who died in London last week aged 77 while undergoing treatment for an undisclosed illness.
Zambia holds a second day of mourning Thursday for president Michael Sata, who died in a London hospital, as his deputy Guy Scott becomes, pending elections, Africa`s first white leader since South Africa`s apartheid era.
Zambian President Michael Sata, 77, has died in London where he was receiving medical treatment, local media reported Wednesday.
Zambia`s women`s football team ended a three-day sit in at the office of the football association over unpaid allowances on Monday.
The players claim they were supposed to be paid the money for their participation in the African Women Championships held in Namibia.
At least 26 people, most of them children, died when a ferry capsized in the southern African country of Zambia, police said today.
Zambian President Michael Sata has pardoned 975 prisoners as part of 50 years of celebration of the country`s independence from Britain, a senior official said in a statement Friday.
The Zambia national football team is expected to play Cote d'Ivoire in an international friendly match Saturday, the country's football governing body confirmed Wednesday.
Zambian President Michael Sata, who has not been seen in public in weeks, has left the country for a medical check-up, the presidency said Monday.
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