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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. ...
Zambia map

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...
Minister of Higher Education Nkandu Luo

Zambia’s Public Universities Meal Allowances for Students Cancelled

The Zambian government has scrapped meal allowances for students in public universities. Minister of Higher Education Nkandu Luo said all 2019 first year students under...
inflation

Zambia’s year-on-year inflation recorded at 7.9 percent in January

Zambia's year-on-year inflation, as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index (CPI), was recorded at 7.9 percent in January, its statistics agency said...
video

Zambians to mourn their former vice president

Zambia on Wednesday declared three days of national mourning in honor of the country's former vice president who died early this week. Lupando Mwape,...
Zambian Airline

Zambian Airline stops flights to Zimbabwe

A Zambian airline on Wednesday announced that it will suspend flights between the capitals of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Proflight Zambia said the suspension will...
Lupando Mwape/ former Zambia VP

Zambia’s Former Vice President Pass on After A Short Illness

Former Zambian Vice-President Lupando Mwape has died in a South African hospital where he was evacuated for specialized treatment. He was 68. The Zambian...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Zambia Nominated to Start SDGs Program

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has selected Zambia as one of the 60 pilot countries for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Accelerator Labs, an...
Madagascan President-elect Andry Rajoelina views guard of honour during his swearing-in ceremony at Mahamasina stadium in Antananarivo, capital of Madagascar, Jan. 19, 2019. Andry Rajoelina was sworn in as Madagascar's president on Saturday at Mahamasina stadium in the Madagascan capital city of Antananarivo. (Xinhua/Sitraka)

Zambian leader attends inauguration of Madagascar president-elect

Zambian President Edgar Lungu is expected to attend the inauguration of Madagascar's President-elect Andry Rajoelina, a senior government official said on Friday. ...
SADC

Experts Describes All-inclusive Government Proposal in DRC as Premature”

The Southern African Development Community (SADC)'s call for an all-inclusive government in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was premature and a hasty approach...
newspaper

Jan. 13 major Zambia media outlets

The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Sunday. -- Zambia has banned the importation of livestock and meat products from South...
GMO Crops

Civil groups reject plans to reintroduce genetically modified crops in Zambia

Thirty-one civil society organizations aligned to the agriculture sector on Thursday said they will fight all attempts to introduce genetically modified crops by authorities...
Protests

South African Countries Interferes in DR Congo Peace Calls

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Friday called on all stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to refrain from acts of...
newspapers

Jan. 12 major Zambia media outlets

The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Saturday. -- Crop-munching armyworms have now invaded maize fields covering...
media

Jan. 10 Zambia media outlets

The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Thursday. -- Zambian President Edgar Lungu and his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa have...
good cook

Zambia to subject 252 food items under scientific analysis to establish nutrient content

Authorities in Zambia said on Wednesday that about 252 food items will undergo scientific analysis to establish their nutrient content. Musonda...
Mzimba Gemstone Miners

Women gemstone miners say Zambia’s new tax regime may worsen illegal trade

Small-scale gemstone miners on Friday warn that the proposed new mining tax regime which includes a 15 percent export duty on precious metals will...
GIBA fights new media law

Jan. 5 major Zambia media outlets

The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Saturday. -- Zambian President Edgar Lungu has directed that investigations be instituted into complaints...