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SCIENCE

Zambia pushes forward national science, technology and innovation blueprint

The Zambian government said on Thursday that it has finalized the development of a draft Science, Technology and Innovation policy aimed at enhancing the...
COMESA

COMESA deploys observer mission to Malawi’s tripartite elections

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) on Wednesday announced the deployment of a short-term election observer mission for the forthcoming tripartite...
Wpid Money Growth

Diversification a necessity for Zambia’s economic growth

Diversification is key to economic growth for Zambia, experts said. It is believed that the need to diversify an economy is particularly...
business opportunity

Zambia, Ethiopia to establish forum to promote business relations

Zambia and Ethiopia will establish a standing business forum aimed at promoting business relations between the two countries, a Zambian diplomat said on Monday. ...
FDIs

Zambia hails increased interest of French investment

The Zambian government has hailed increased interest by French firms to invest in the southern African nation, a government official said on Thursday. Christine Kaseba-Sata,...
Education

Zambia reduces user fees for public colleges

The Zambian government on Wednesday announced a reduction in user fees in all public colleges as part of government efforts to ensure that every...
Maize roughage

Zambia to record 16 percent drop in maize production

Zambia is this year expected to record a 16 percent decrease in maize production, a crop forecast survey released on Wednesday has shown. ...
debt

Zambian government to take measures to curb new non-concessional debt

The Zambian government on Thursday said it will undertake measures aimed at curbing contracting more non-concession debts following concerns raised by the International Monetary...
elephant

Zambian leader to attend summit on elephants in Botswana

Zambian President Edgar Lungu will attend a summit on elephants next week in Botswana, a Zambian diplomat said on Thursday. The Zambian...
President of Zambia Edgar Chagwa Lungu

Zambian Government Dismisses Outcry for VP to Step Down

The Zambian government said on Tuesday that calls by some section of society for the country's Vice-President Inonge Wina to resign on health grounds...
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5 Former African Presidents to Visit Kaunda on 95th Birthday

Five former African presidents will visit Zambia's first President Kenneth Kaunda in late April to celebrate his 95th birthday, one of the leaders said...
media

Zambia sets up stakeholder meeting to discuss media regulation

A stakeholder meeting aimed at coming up with a self-regulatory model of the media in Zambia will be held next month, organizers have said. The...
Edgar Lungu

Zambia’s Opposition Leader Picked Up for Questioning President’s Sanity

Zambian police on Saturday arrested an opposition leader for questioning President Edgar Lungu's mental capacity. Sean Tembo, president of the opposition Patriots for Economic Progress,...
The late Zambian High Commissioner to Kenya Brenda Muntemba-Sichilembe. She died in Nairobi. PHOTO COURTESY

Zambians Mourns Envoy’s Who Died in Car Crash

Zambians have expressed grief and shock at the death of the country's envoy to Kenya, who succumbed to injuries following a car accident. Brenda Muntemba...
media

March 18 major news items from Zambia

The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Monday. -- The Zambian government says about 1,000 people have so far applied to...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Zambia selected to host UN SDGs regional office

Zambia has been chosen to host the regional secretariat for the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), foreign minister Joseph Malanji said on...
Wpid Plastic Waste

Zambian capital’s mayor praises Chinese firm over recycling project

The mayor of Lusaka on Friday praised a Chinese firm for engaging in recycling in the Zambian capital and urged residents to support the...
Social media

Zambian leader calls for responsible use of social media

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Friday called for responsible use of social media in the country, saying the current trends of abusing the social...
Dora Siliya

Zambian cabinet approves constitution amendment bill

Zambia's cabinet has approved a bill that gives impetus to plans to amend the country's constitution, a senior government official said on Thursday. ...
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Israel donates devices to Zambia to accelerate male circumcision drive

The Israel government on Wednesday donated PrePex devices to the Zambian government to help accelerate the country's male circumcision agenda. The...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Southern African bloc to assess Comoros’ adherence to regional body demands

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday tasked a ministerial committee of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ Troika to evaluate whether the Comoros,...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader appoints 8 new high court judges

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday appointed eight new high court judges and urged them to ensure speedy and fair delivery of justice. Lungu swore...
Hillton Inn

Zambian businesses show signs of recovery in February

Businesses in Zambia showed signs of recovery in February, with both output and new orders returning to growth during the month, a survey released...
yuan

Zambia mulls swapping Chinese debt repayment from U.S. dollar to yuan

The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it will begin engaging the Chinese government on the possibility of swapping the repayment of the southern...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president congratulates Nigerian, Senegalese leaders on re-election

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday congratulated his counterparts from Nigeria and Senegal on their re-elections in recently held elections. In his congratulatory messages to...
arrested

Zambian opposition leader arrested for making disparaging remarks about foreigners

An opposition leader in Zambia was arrested on Monday for making disparaging remarks about foreigners. Chishimba Kambwili, leader of the opposition National Democratic Congress,...
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Zambia Police Cautions Students Against Demonstrations

Zambia police on Tuesday warned students from the country's public universities against holding any protests regarding the government's decision to scrap meal allowances. The...
Angola Military

Zambia to procure modern equipment for defense forces

The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it is in the process of procuring modern equipment for its defense forces. Davies...
economy

Painting Zambia’s Economy Black Must Stop

Former Zambian President Rupiah Banda on Thursday called for an end to lies in the international media about the country's economy. Banda, who ruled Zambia...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader to travel to Ethiopia for AU summit

Zambian President Edgar Lungu is scheduled to travel to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia for an African Union summit, the country's foreign affairs minister said...