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6/23/2020

Police in Zambia have warned that they will take stern against a group of young people who are streaming a banned anti-corruption protest online. "We are also aware that they are streaming from some bush around Chalala,...

5/28/2020

Police in Zambia have arrested three people suspected of murdering three Chinese nationals, dragging the bodies into a factory and setting it alight. Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo has promised a full investigat...

3/6/2020

More than 50 people in Zambia have been killed in mob violence in response to a spate of poision spray attacks, President Edgar Lungu said on Friday, blaming church leaders for encouraging some of the reprisals.

2/24/2020

Police in Zambia have arrested 14 more people in connection with the mob killings of people suspected of chemical spray attacks, local media reported.

12/16/2019

Zambian President Edgar Lungu wants the US to recall its ambassador to Lusaka for criticising the southern African nation over a 15-year jail term slapped on two gay men for consensual sex.

12/2/2019

The US ambassador to Zambia has condemned a 15-year jail sentence handed down to two men found guilty of “having sex against the order of nature” – the legal phrase used to describe gay sex.

9/30/2019

A blow to democracy? For weeks, Zambia has been torn apart over a highly controversial constitutional reform that strengthens the powers of President Edgar Lungu with less than two years to go before the general election...

9/13/2019

The reforms were scheduled to go before parliament on Friday. President Edgar Lungu is facing mounting complaints that he is cracking down on dissent.

8/29/2019

Police in Zambia have arrested the leader of a small opposition party on charges of defaming President Edgar Lungu after the release of a video in which he allegedly inferred that the head of state was a dog.

8/15/2019

U.S. officials who argue Huawei can’t be trusted to play a major role in building global 5G telecommunications networks got another boost Wednesday when the Wall Street Journal reported that the Chinese telecom company h...

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