Home Tags Lusaka

Tag: Lusaka

media

Jan. 4 major Zambia media outlets

The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Friday. -- Zambian President Edgar Lungu has assured that the government will provide assistance...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader calls for innovation among citizens in 2019 to boost productivity

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has called for more innovative and productive ventures from citizens in order to boost productivity at all levels. ...
Photo: Zambian Watchdog President Edgar Lungu signed the Constitution of Zambia bill making a significant step on a matter that had long dominated the political life of the nation.

Leader’s eligibility to seek re-election, standoff over new tax regime caps Zambia’s 2018 calendar

A ruling by the Constitutional Court that President Edgar Lungu is eligible to seek re-election in 2021 and a standoff between the government and...
inflation

Zambian annual inflation rate goes up in December

Zambia's year-on-year inflation as measured by the all items consumer price index increased by 0.1 percentage point in December from the previous month, its...
Students at Coventry University

Zambia’s public university students advised to remain calm

A union representing students in Zambia's public universities on Monday urged the students to be calm and not to cause anarchy following reports that...
Wpid Money Growth

Stakeholders in Zambia back plans to seek innovative financing for growth

Stakeholders have backed the Zambian government's plans to seek innovative financing for a national development blueprint, said a communique issued on Monday following a...
media

Dec. 24 major Zambia media outlets

The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Monday. -- Zambian President Edgar Lungu has warned of stern...

Zambia opposition parties form alliance to fight governing party

An alliance of 10 opposition parties in Zambia have decided to join hands and work as one team to fight the country's governing party,...

Turkish Airlines launches direct flights to Zambia

Turkish Airlines on Friday launched direct flights to Zambia. The Turkish airline will be making two direct flights in a week...
Zambia map

Workers’ salaries in Zambia not responding to increased cost of living – lobby group

Authorities in Zambia should pay more attention to the salary structures which are not responding to the ever increasing high cost of living, an...
Edgar Lungu

Zambia leader rues continued violation of human rights

Zambia on Monday joined the rest of the world in commemorating this year's Human Rights Day with President Edgar Lungu saying the continued violation...
Workers from a bloodwood warehouse operated by Chinese businessmen lift a wood into a truck in Lubumbashi, Congo, Aug. 22, 2016. Shi Yi/Sixth Tone

Zambia to start auctioning endangered Mukula timber species

The Zambian government said on Friday that it will start auctioning the Mukula timber logs in order to allow the country to get maximum...
Photo: Zambian Watchdog President Edgar Lungu signed the Constitution of Zambia bill making a significant step on a matter that had long dominated the political life of the nation.

Zambia governing party hails ruling on leader’s eligibility to contest 2021 polls

Zambia's governing party on Friday welcomed a ruling by the Constitutional Court to declare President Edgar Lungu eligible to seek re-election in 2021. ...
Birth registration

Zambia to issue 14,000 birth certificates to girls

Authorities in Zambia on Tuesday announced that about 14,000 girls will be issued with birth certificates in seven of the country's 114 districts as...
Edgar Lungu

Zambia’s diplomatic credentials have improved

Zambia's standing in the international community has improved from time the incumbent President Edgar Lungu took office, his office said on Monday. Presidential spokesperson Amos...
Education

Zambia mulls reviewing school calendar

The Zambian government said on Friday that it was in the process of carrying out consultations with stakeholders with a view of reviewing the...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president on short working vacation in the country

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has not sneaked out of the country as alleged by his critics but was on a short vacation within the...
nutrition

Zambia committed to scaling up nutrition

Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina has said his country is committed to scaling up nutrition to reduce hunger and malnutrition, state-run news agency reported on...

Zambia lagging behind in achieving electrification targets

A senior Zambian government official said on Tuesday that the southern African nation was lagging behind in achieving its medium and long-term national electrification...
Prince Harry

Britain’s Prince Harry in Zambia for state visit

Britain's Prince Harry on Monday arrived in Zambia for a two-day state visit. The prince arrived at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka, the...
Gender violence

Zambia launches gender activism with call for victims of violence to speak out

Stakeholders in Zambia on Monday launched 16 days of gender activism in order to raise awareness of gender-based violence and other vices, with the...
Inonge Wina

Zambia mulls revising law on ex-leaders’ benefits, says VP

Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina on Friday said the government will issue a statutory instrument that will spell out new benefits for former presidents. ...
Zambia map

Zambia Picked for Economic strategy award

Zambia has been nominated for an award for its strategies on economic management and foreign investments, a government official said Friday. The Africa Investments Forum...
COMESA

COMESA summit to be held on July 18

Africa's biggest trading bloc on Monday announced that it will hold its 20th Heads of State and Governments' Summit on July 18 and 19,...
debt

Analysts hail Zambia for announcing measures to tackle debt crisis

Analysts on Friday commended the Zambian government for announcing measures aimed at dealing with the increasing debt crisis which has reached risk levels. On Thursday,...
Belief in witchcraft is common in many African communities. Pictured here are smoking pipes retrieved from a shrine in Kibuli, Kampala.

Debate rages on reported introduction of course on witchcraft at Zambia university

A debate is raging in Zambia following reports that the country's biggest pubic university has introduced a degree program on witchcraft. According to reports, the...
oil

Zambian government urged to provide update on oil, gas explorations

The Zambian government has been challenged to provide an update on ongoing oil and gas explorations by a British firm, a local think-tank said...
water

Zambian vice president calls for innovative, sustainable use of water in Africa

Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina on Monday called for innovative and sustainable ways of utilization of water in Africa as part of the continent's development...
Law

Zambia issues law to strengthen transparency in public finance management

The Zambian government on Wednesday issued a law that will enhance transparency and accountability in the management of public finances. Minister of Finance Margaret...
Cyber Attack

Civil society calls on Zambia to halt cyber laws

A consortium of civil society organizations on Tuesday urged the Zambian government to halt its plans to present to parliament bills aimed at regulating...