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Kampamba Mulenga is new Information Minister

President Edgar Lungu dismissed his Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Dr Chishimba Kambwili on Tuesday. He will be replaced by Kampamba Mulenga. The official press release issued by the […]

Edgar Lungu starts to build his Cabinet

Recently re-elected President Edgar Lungu has started the work of building his Cabinet. To date sixteen ministers have been appointed. An official announcement says the president is making “structural changes […]

Lungu starts naming new Cabinet

Following his re-election on 11th August President Edgar Lungu has started to name the members of his new Cabinet. The delay in putting forward the Cabinet was due to the […]

Edgar Lungu re-elected

President Edgar Lungu has been re-elected in the first round of the presidential election according to the official results announced by the electoral commission. Edgar Lungu of the ruling Patriotic […]

Presidential 2016

An election took place on 11 August 2011. Edgar Lungu (Patriotic Front) 50.35% Hakainde Hichilema (United Party for National Development) 47.63% Edith Nawakwi (Forum for Democracy and Development) 0.65% Andyford […]

Parliamentary 2016

An election to the National Assembly took place on 11 August 2016. Patriotic Front 80 United Party for National Development 58 Movement for Multi-Party Democracy 3 Forum for Democracy and […]

Zambians vote for President and Parliament today

A total of 6,698,372 registered voters will be voting today in Zambia to elect a new president, National Assembly and also to vote in a constitutional referendum. In the referendum […]

Richwell Siamunene appointed Minister of Defence

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu appointed Richwell Siamunene as Zambia’s new Minister of Defence. The post was previously held by the president. Richwell Siamunene (43) was formerly the Deputy Minister of Transport, […]

IMF completes Article IV consultation with Zambia

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its Article IV consultation with Zambia. The full press release as published on the IMF website is as follows; “IMF Executive Board Concludes […]

Cabinet of Zambia

Inonge Wina Vice-President Davies Mwila Minister of Home Affairs Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula Minister of Justice Harry Kalaba Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Joseph Kasonde Minister of Health Alex Chikwanda Minister […]

President completes Cabinet appointments

President Edgar Lungu has now completed the building of his Cabinet with a number of appointments. The President has retained the Minister of Defence role. He has also confirmed the […]

Edgar Lungu starts Cabinet formation

Edgar Lungu has been sworn in as the new President of Zambia and has immediately taken action to establish his new team. The new President has announced that he plans […]

Edgar Lungu elected President

In what turned out to be a very close competition with problems at the polls as 50 districts had to poll a day late, Edgar C. Lungu of the ruling […]

Presidential 2015

An election took place on 20 January 2015. Edgar Lungu (Patriotic Front) 48.33% Hakainde Hichilema (United Party for National Development) 46.67% Edith Nawakwi (Forum for Democracy and Development) 0.92% Nevers […]

Presidential by-election today

Zambians are voting in a very interesting Presidential election today. The election is, in effect, a by-election, to vote in a new President until the Presidential term is up in […]

Zambian Presidential Election set for 20th January 2015

Zambia’s Acting President Guy Scott has announced that the Presidential election to replace President Michael Sata who died on 28th October will be held on 20th January 2015. Sata was […]

President Michael Sata dies

President Michael Sata has died in a hospital in London after a long illness; he was 77 years old. For months there had been speculation as to the health of […]

President Sata’s speech opening Parliament

After a lot of speculation about whether he was well enough to open parliament, President Michael Sata turned up, delivered his speech and joked with the audience yesterday morning. The […]