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Former Zambia FA official Boniface Mwamelo to appeal FIFA ban

Former Zambia Football Association official Boniface Mwamelo has confirmed he intends to appeal his life ban imposed by Fifa on Wednesday.
Ruphiah B. Banda

Rupiah Banda: Nigeria’s presidential candidates almost size of Zambian parliament

A former President of Zambia, Rupia Banda, has expressed shock at the number of candidates for Saturday’s Presidential election in Nigeria, saying the figure of 73 candidates nears the total number of the Zambian Parliament.

How TB Joshua is helping to develop Zambia-Nigeria relations – envoy

The Zambian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr. Solomon Jere, has revealed how the Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Pastor T.B. Joshua, has been aiding the development of his country’s relationship with Nigeria.

SADC urges DR Congo unity govt, vote recount

An African regional bloc on Sunday called for a unity government in Democratic Republic of Congo following disputed presidential elections, while also urging a recount of the ballots.

Chinese construction workers arrested for growing cannabis in Zambia

Zambian anti-drug authorities have arrested 12 Chinese construction workers for allegedly cultivating cannabis without a permit, a top government official said on Thursday.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 30, 2018 a voter casts his ballot at a polling station in the popular district of Victoire, in Kinshasa, during the DR Congo’s general elections. – The United States on January 3, 2019 demanded that the Democratic Republic of Congo release “accurate” election results, warning of sanctions on anyone who undermines the fledgling democracy. “On December 30, millions of Congolese went peacefully to the polls. Now is the time for (authorities) to affirm that these votes were not cast in vain by ensuring the accurate reporting of election results,” State Department spokesman Robert Palladino said in a statement. (Photo by JOHN WESSELS / AFP)

Hopes rise that DR Congo’s elections are in home stretch

Hopes rose on Wednesday that the Democratic Republic of Congo’s election saga may have turned a corner after opposition leaders reached out to President Joseph Kabila.
Journalist Derrick Sinjela's sentencing comes amid growing concern of what the Zambian opposition has deemed as increased authoritarian behaviour. Image- Derrick Sinjela-Facebook

Zambia jails journalist for calling judiciary to account

Zambia's Supreme Court on Thursday slapped an 18-month jail sentence on a journalist for contempt of court after he accused the judiciary of corruption.
Gregory Chifire

Zambia jails rights activist for calling judiciary to account

Zambia's Supreme Court on Friday jailed a human rights activist for contempt of court after he accused the judiciary of corruption.
Nigeria striker Francisca Ordega has disclosed that the Super Falcons are in Ghana for serious business following Wednesday's 4-0 win over Zambia at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

Francisca Ordega: Bayana Bayana loss inspired my performance against Zambia

Super Falcons midfielder Francisca Ordega said she will continue to give her best to the team after helping the eight time African champions to a 4:0 win over the Shepolopolo of Zambia on Wednesday.
Super Falcons

Thomas Dennerby: Super Falcons must work harder

Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby insists his team needs to working harder despite recording a heart-lifting 4-0 win against the Shepolopolo of Zambia in their second Group B game at the 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Ghana on Wednesday.

Zambian police quiz opposition leader over attacks on Chinese

Zambian police on Tuesday questioned opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema for allegedly fuelling attacks on Chinese nationals, in a sign of growing political tension in the country.
Zambia National Women's Football Team

AWCON: We are ready for the Super Falcons – Zambia coach

Zambia coach Bruce Mwape, says he’s delighted with his team performance in the 5-0 defeat of pre tournament favorite Equatorial Guinea in the AWCON opening game at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday.
Rachel Kundananji of Zambia challenges Celestina Manga Besecu of Equatorial Guinea during the 2018 TOTAL African Womens Cup of Nations match between Zambia and Equatorial Guinea the 18 November 2018 at Cape Coast Stadium, Ghana / Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

AWCON: Zambia thrash Equatorial Guinea 5-0 to go top of Group B

Another pre-tournament favorite Equatorial Guinea suffered a huge defeat in the hands of minors, Shepolopolo of Zambia at the ongoing 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations in Ghana.
Zambia's President Edgar Lungu shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping before their bilateral meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China September 1, 2018. Nicolas Asfouri-Pool via REUTERS

Zambia blames opposition for anti-China attacks

Zambia's government accused the opposition on Friday of fuelling "xenophobic" attacks on Chinese nationals after a spate of violent incidents targeting the community and its businesses.
minners

Power cut cripples mining operations in Zambia

Miners in Zambia, Africa’s second-biggest copper producer, said on Friday power supply cut had crippled operations in the country’s mines.
Zimbabwe Minister of Information Kampamba Mulenga

Zambia flags off export of organic honey to China

The export of organic honey follows the signing of an export protocol by Zambia and China during the Forum on Africa-China Cooperation (FOCAC) Beijing summit held in September, according to state-broadcaster, the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation.
Kenyan lawyer, Professor Patrick Lumumba

Zambia refuses entry to Kenya’s Patrick Lumumba for ‘security’ reasons

A Kenyan law professor and former director of his country's anti-corruption commission was on Saturday refused entry to Zambia due to "security considerations", authorities said.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu (L) meets and greets Chinese workers from Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC Intl) during a walk on September 15, 2018 on a major road in Lusaka, Zambia. China is the main investor in Zambia as it is in several other African countries and with its offers of "unconditional" aid, most public tenders are awarded to Chinese bidders. DAWOOD SALIM / AFP

‘Say no to China’: Anger mounts in Zambia over Beijing’s presence

"China equals Hitler" said the sign held up in the Zambian capital Lusaka by a protester opposed to Beijing's tightening grip on the economy of the southern African nation.

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Man jailed 15 years in Ekiti for manslaughter

A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.

NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
National Judicial Council | NJC

Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.