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By Dockiso Zulu A mining start-up backed by Billionaires, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos says it has found a vast copper deposit in Zambia, offering a potential boost to the west’s efforts to cut its reliance on China for metals that are vital to decarbonise everything from cars to power transmission systems. KoBold Metals says […]

The Opposition Socialist Party has counselled Republican President, Hakainde Hichilema and newly installed Chief Government Spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa that, State House is deeply anchored with gays and defenders, protectors and promoters of gay rights. Speaking in a statement made available to Mafken FM radio, Socialist party President Fred M’Membe says comments made by Mr Mweetwa […]

Cabinet has approved the parliamentary introduction of the penal code amendment bill of 2022 to replace the death penalty with life imprisonment and repeal the offence of defamation of the President. Chief Government Spokesperson Chushi Kasanda says the Penal Code contains archaic provisions including the death penalty and the offence of defamation of the President. […]

PRESIDENTIAL Spokesperson Anthony Bwalya has urged political party leaders to maintain sobriety and common decency in the way they exercise their democratic rights and freedoms. “While it is heart warming that President Hakainde Hichilema and the new dawn administration have restored the credibility of Zambia’s civil and democratic space, there is need for members of […]

The Lusaka High Court has put on hold the Kabushi and Kwacha Parliamentary by-elections, until determination of the matter, in which former law makers, Bowman Lusambo, and Joseph Malanji, are challenging the decision of the Electoral Commission of Zambia, to reject their nominations. In its ruling, the court says the petitioners would be prejudiced if […]

Lusaka based lawyer Kelvin Bwalya Fube commonly known as KBF has launched his projected Zambia Must Prosper-ZMP-political party. Mr. Fube has now become President of the party following the launch and whose plans are that of contesting in the 2026 General elections. And speaking during the party official Launch yesterday, Mr. Fube announced that his […]

The opposition Patriotic Front-PF-Chairperson for Information and Publicity Raphael Nakachinda says there is a ploy to arrest former Kabushi Member of Parliament Bowman Lusambo on murder charges so that he does not file his nominations for the upcoming Parliamentary by-elections. Mr. Nakachinda claims that Police on the Copperbelt have been instructed by State House to […]

The Drug Enforcement Commission – DEC has arrested former Patriotic Front Secretary General, Davies Mwila, for being in possession of property reasonably suspected to be proceeds of crime, contrary to section 71 of the forfeiture of Crimes Act. DEC has not disclosed the nature of the property behind the arrest. But his lawyer Kambwa Aongola […]

A private investor has announced plans to create over Three Hundred permanent and pensionable jobs in the mining sector in Mufulira District on the copper belt Province. The firm based in the United Arab Emirates has further announced plans to inject over 200 million United States dollars into the setting up of a copper and […]

Sex scandal has entangled the opposition Patriotic-PF-Councillors in Mufulira on the Copperbelt. The alleged scandal involves Mufulira Central Constituency Ward Six Area Councillor Paul Chileshe who allegedly lied about his identity by implicating Eugene Zulu a Councillor of Butungwa ward after he was lynched by an angry mob as he making out in a car […]