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European Union

Zambia, EU commit to build strong ties

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Zambia and the European Union (EU) on Friday expressed commitment to build strong ties in various areas of mutual interest. Munalula Nkandu,...
FDIs

South African firms to invest US$278 million in Zambia

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About 278 million U.S. dollars was expected to be invested in Zambia by South African firms this year, a Zambian official said on Friday. ...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president calls for prudent use of public resources

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu said on Friday that he will not allow continued wastage of public resources by a few selfish individuals in the...
Floods

Zambia meteorological body warns of more flash floods

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Zambia's meteorological body on Wednesday warned of more flash floods in some parts of the country due to anticipated increased rains this week. ...
A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

Zambia urges Africa to demand for two UN Security Council seats

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The Zambian government has called on African countries to demand for two permanent seats on the United Nations (UN) Security Council, an official said...
extractive sector

Reforms of Zambia mining tax regime not yielding tangible results – think tank

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Reforms undertaken to improve the tax regime in Zambia's mining sector have not yielded positive results, a local think-tank said on Wednesday. ...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president seeks expanded relations with Mozambique

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Wednesday said his government remains committed to maintaining warm and friendly relations with Mozambique. The Zambian leader,...
cancer

Zambian researcher makes headway in cancer research

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A researcher from Zambia's biggest public university has made strides in cancer research by finding ways in which the process of cancer cells could...
Chinese Spring Festival

Chinese Spring Festival display mesmerizes Zambian audience

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Zambian audience on Saturday expressed great admiration at the cultural display exhibited at the 2020 Chinese Spring Festival in Zambia. The Zambians...

Zambia calls for embracing Chinese cultural values

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The Zambian government on Friday called for the need to deepen the understanding of Chinese cultural values. Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph...
Seeds

Indian firm to set up seed producing plant in Zambia

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One of India's biggest seed companies, Vibha Seeds Group, has decided to invest in a seed producing plant in Zambia's Luapula province, a Zambian...
FDIs

Zambian president pledges to continue improving investment environment

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Friday said his government will continue to implement policies aimed ensuring a sustainable investment environment. The Zambian...
trade

Zambian expert calls for enhanced global trade relations

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African countries should strive to strengthen trade relations within and outside the continent because doing so will bring about the needed economic freedoms and...
solar

Turkish firm mulls developing solar plant in Zambia

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A Turkish firm is in talks with the Zambia government with a possibility of developing and investing in a 50 megawatts on-grid solar plant. ...
agricultural productivity

Zambia risks for another bleak agricultural season

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During the 2018/2019 farming season, Zambia witnessed one of the country's worst rainy seasons which saw the country undergoing prolonged dry spells. ...
World Food Programme (WFP)

Italy gives WFP US$600k for humanitarian assistance in Zambia

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The Italian government has given the World Food Program (WFP) about 600,000 U.S. dollars aimed at providing food assistance to people affected by hunger...
Workplace Sexual Abuse

Women movement in Zambia rue continued sexual harassment of girls

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The women movement in Zambia on Wednesday expressed concern that cases of defilement of a girl child have continued unabated despite efforts the curb...
Zambia - China Flag

Private sector in Zambia call for establishment of mechanism for promotion of partnerships with...

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The private sector in Zambia on Wednesday called for the establishment of a mechanism that will help bolster partnership arrangements between Zambian and Chinese...
United Nation

Zambia calls for creation of agency at UN to help internally displaced persons

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The Zambian government has called for the establishment of a dedicated agency at the United Nations (UN) which will be dealing with issues affecting...

Global networking key to women’s advancement – Zambian specialist

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Advancing women's involvement in trade and commerce is key to enhancing global trade and economic emancipation for all, a Zambian women's development specialist said...
cassava

Zambia launches outgrower scheme to boost cassava growing, processing

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Monday launched a massive outgrower project aimed at boosting cassava growing and processing. The 190 million U.S....
Health

Zambia signs skills transfer deal with Indian hospital

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The Zambian government has signed a memorandum of understanding with Aster, an Indian multi-specialty hospital with cutting-edge technology, aimed at helping the southern African...
Armyworm

Zambia president calls on agricultural officials to fight army worms

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Sunday called on agricultural officials to fight army worms that have ravaged fields in order to protect the produce. ...
University of Zambia

Zambia’s biggest public university seals partnership deal with Chinese university

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Zambia's biggest public university has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Chinese university aimed at advancing local research in alternative medicine or traditional...
banks

Zambian government urged to improve banking services for rural areas

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The Zambian government needs to improve access to financial services in rural areas, a local think-tank said on Friday. Figures show that...
Development

Zambian experts urge Africa to advance local causes in 2020

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Zambian social and economic development specialists said on Thursday that the year 2020 is the dawn of a new decade in which the African...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian government releases fund to dismantle arrears owed to contractors

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The Zambian government on Thursday said it has released funds meant to dismantle arrears owed to local contractors working on various road projects. ...
biomedical waste

Chinese firm mulls setting up plant to turn waste into energy in Zambian capital

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A Chinese firm has begun talks with authorities in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, on the possibility of setting up a plant that will turn...
infrastructure

Chinese firm’s commitment, hard work contributing to Zambia’s infrastructure development

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The Zambian government recently announced the awarding of a contract to China Jiangsu International Economic and Technical Cooperation Group to construct a modern multi-facility...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president fires official for contradicting his statement on salary cuts

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Monday fired a senior government official who contradicted his statement on cutting of salaries for senior government officials. ...