Michael Sata

‘Zambia will become another Zimbabwe,’ warns opposition leader

Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s months in jail have changed his priorities

Zambian president collapses at Women’s Day event

Zambian President Edgar Lungu collapsed on the podium while presiding over a Women's Day celebration in Lusaka over the weekend.

Edgar Lungu wins Zambia’s presidential election

Following the death of President Michael Sata in October, the ruling Patriotic Front candidate Edgar Lungu has received 48.3% of the vote.

Lungu holds slight lead as vote counting continues in Zambia

Zambia's ruling party candidate Edgar Lungu holds a small lead with most of the votes from this week's presidential polls counted.

Ruling party takes slim lead at Zambia polls

The Patriotic Front has taken a small lead over the opposition United Party for National Development, with 80 of the 150 constituencies counted.

Opposition cries foul in Zambia presidential poll

Opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema said some remote parts of the country had not received ballot papers halfway through the polling day.

Zambian elections on Tuesday could determine pivotal issues in its major copper industry

Zambia's copper industry has been at the heart of campaigning for Tuesday's presidential election and poses a big headache for the next leader.

Confusion rules in Zambia

Since Michael Sata's death, the ruling party has witnessed an unprecedented fight for the ­presidency, which has also drawn in members of his family.

Sata’s son quits race for Zambian presidency

Mulenga, son of late Zambian president Michael Sata, has withdrawn his candidature for presidency of the Patriotic Front.

Zambia: Scott suspended as head of party over ‘unconstitutional conduct’

Zambia's acting president and acting head of the ruling party Guy Scott has been deemed ineligible to stand in the next presidential elections.

Zambia: Sata’s widow joins the race for presidency

It's a family affair - Christine Kaseba, widow of former Zambian president Michael Sata, joins three other family members in a race for the top job.

Emotional send off for Zambia’s Michael Sata

African leaders joined thousands of Zambians as they bid farewell to late president Michael Sata on Tuesday.

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

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South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.