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Police Arrest GBM

Kasama Member of Parliament, Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba has been formally arrested and charged for assaulting one of his workers at Arizona Marketing. Mr. Mwamba is accused of assaulting his operation controller, Collins Mudai and appeared at Lusaka’s central Police where he was detained before being released on bond. he police…

Rio Tinto and Chinalco sign $20bn Guinea iron ore deal

Rio Tinto, Chinalco and the International Finance Corporation have signed a deal to develop Guinea’s iron ore deposits. The Simandou project, which has been delayed for years, would be the biggest iron ore and infrastructure project developed in Africa, the firms said. The $20bn (£12bn) “investment framework” provides legal and…

Zambia name Japan squad

Zambia national football team coach Patrice Beaumelle has named a provisional squad of thirty players to start preparations for the international friendly match against Japan on June 6. Beaumelle has named three youngsters from the U-20 squad that eliminated Mozambique in the second round of the 2015 African Youth Championship…

CAF Confederation Cup Preview: Al Ahly eye control of Group B

The Egyptian side, who have won the CAF Champions League a record eight times, dropped into the Confederation Cup after suffering a surprise defeat in the second qualifying round of the Africa’s premier club competition against Al-Ahli Benghazi. But Al Ahly have recovered from that disappointment and opened their Confederation…

Kalaba ruled out of Japan friendly

Patrice Beaumelle has excused TP Mazembe midfielder Rainford Kalaba from Zambia’s June 6 friendly away to Japan. Beaumelle said all call-ups from DR Congo club Mazembe and Zambia champions Nkana have all been excused from international assignments to concentrate on their CAF club cup obligations during that same period. The…

ZAF Deputy Commander dies in plane crash

Zambia Air Force Deputy Commander Major General Muliokela Muliokela along with Colonel Brian Mweene have died after their plane crashed in York Farm area in Lusaka West area during routine training. Defence Minister Edgar Lungu confirmed the accident in an interview. Mr Lungu said the trainer aircraft crash landed around…