Daily Archives: August 3, 2017

Zambian Opposition Leader Detained, Accused of Defaming President

LUSAKA Police arrested a Zambian opposition leader on Thursday and said he would be charged with defaming President Edgar Lungu, an offense that carries a maximum five-year prison term.

Officers did not say how Saviour …

ZAMBIAN GOVT PAYS CONTRACTORS 4.2 BILLION KWACHA

JOHANNESBURG, Zambian Finance Minister Felix Mutati says the government has paid more than 4.2 billion Kwacha (about 466.2 million US dollars) which it owed its contractors and suppliers of goods and services in order to …