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Zambia’s Hichilema will be arrested on treason charges – intelligence

JOHANNESBURG, June 18  – Zambian intelligence officials have warned that opposition United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema will be arrested on a treason charge before 2019. According to sources President Edgar Lungu directed the intelligence to monitor and record any statements issued by Hichilema, the Zambian Observer reported. The intelligence monitoring has resulted in […]

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Barclays Africa to continue under old name in nine African countries

JOHANNESBURG, May 15 (ANA) – Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) said on Tuesday that its Barclays-branded banks in nine African countries will continue to trade under the same name even after the group name changes to Absa in July. Barclays Africa’s shareholders on Tuesday, approved that the group changes its name to Absa Group Limited as part of […]

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Zambian politicians want president impeached

JOHANNESBURG, March 23 – A motion to impeach President Edgar Lungu has been submitted to the clerk of Zambia’s National Assembly by Mazabuka Member of Parliament Gary Nkombo and his ruling Patriotic Front (PF) counterpart for Roan, Chishimba Kambwili. Members of the country’s parliament have also submitted grounds, and signatures from one third of the […]

Business In The News South Africa

KZN businesses on a trade mission to seek opportunities in Zambia

CAPE TOWN, February 12  – Torino Lounge, a KwaZulu-Natal based manufacturer of lounge suites, will be one of 12 local companies seeking to expand their client base when they participate in a trade mission and business engagements in Lusaka, Zambia, in March. Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN), a provincial agency which promotes KZN as an […]