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Zambia mulls introducing electronic voting system

Zambian President Edgar Lungu said discussions are currently underway with cooperating partners to consider implementing an e-voting system in the southern African nation during...

Zambia arrests 6 graduates for protesting over unemployment

Police on Monday arrested six former students from Zambia's highest learning institution, the University of Zambia (UNZA), who were protesting over lack of jobs...
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Zambian leader to attend inauguration of Namibian counterpart

Zambian President Edgar Lungu is scheduled to leave for Namibia to attend the inauguration ceremony of newly-elected President Hage Geingbo, the official news agency...
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Zambia suspends importation of cooking oil

The Zambian government has suspended the issuance of licenses for importation of edible oil, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Friday. Minister of Agriculture...
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Zambian airline seal codeshare deal with Rwandair

A Zambian airline on Thursday signed a codesharing agreement with RwandaAir to service the Lusaka-Johannesburg route. Under the agreement, Proflight Zambia will be...
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Zambia, Argentina to confer on agricultural cooperation

Agricultural experts from Argentina are expected in Zambia to hold talks with their counterparts to revive cooperation in the agriculture sector, a senior official...

Zambia to restrict movement of public vehicles at night

A government agency responsible for road safety says it has drafted a bill that will restrict hours that government vehicle drivers will operate in...
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Zambia to send 500 troops for peacekeeping in Central Africa Republic

Zambia says it will send 500 troops for peacekeeping operations in the Central Africa Republic, a senior official said on Wednesday. Deputy Minister of...

Zambia seeks extradition of former diplomat from Tanzania

Authorities in Zambia have written to their Tanzanian counterparts seeking the extradition of a former diplomat wanted for alleged theft of title deeds...
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Zambian leader orders probe into fuel shortage

Zambian President Edgar Lungu ordered a probe into the current fuel shortage, saying the current shortage could be the work of some people trying...

African trading bloc mulls industrialization drive

A meeting aimed at finalizing a policy to drive industrialization in Africa's largest trading bloc opened here Monday with a call for member states...

Zambia’s digital satellite provider defends subscription fees hike

Zambia's leading pay-to-view television channel, DStv, on Saturday defended its decision to increase subscription fees, which have raised a public outcry. Multichoice Zambia, a subsidiary...

Man arrested in Zambia for abandoning albino child

Police have arrested a man in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, for abandoning his two-year-old baby boy for over two weeks on account that the...
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Zambia?s digital satellite providers plans to increase subscription fees raises storm

Subscribers to Zambia's pay-to- view television channel, DStv, on Friday launched a petition to stop the company from going ahead with its decision to...

Zambia arrested 195 people over illegal timber trade

Authorities in Zambia arrested about 195 people for trading in an endangered timber species last year, the Times of Zambia reported on Thursday. Zambia...
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Zambia revises HIV/AIDS blueprint

Zambia has launched a revised national strategic framework aimed at systematically respond to efforts being made toward the elimination of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the...
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Zambian police arrest 2 ivory smuggling suspects

Police in Zambia have arrested two people who were found with six pieces of ivory tusks as the southern African nation still battles to...
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Zambia committed to advance gender equality – Inonge Wina

Zambia's Vice-President Inonge Wina said the southern African nation was committed to advancing gender equality, a statement obtained on Wednesday said. The Zambian vice-president, in...

Anti-tobacco campaigners urge Zambia to increase taxes on tobacco

An organization campaigning for a free-tobacco Zambia has urged the government to consider increasing taxes on tobacco products as a measure to deter youths...
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Zambian leader suspends public prosecutor

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday suspended the country's public prosecutor and instituted a tribunal to inquire into his alleged misconduct and acts of...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambian president leaves hospital, considers check-up abroad

Zambian President Edgar Lungu, who collapsed at an International Women's Day celebration, was discharged from a local hospital on Monday and will continue his...
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Zambia to revise law on retirement age

The Zambian government will revise a law that increases the retirement age after it received wide opposition from a cross section of society, the...

Zambian leader to undergo specialized treatment abroad

Doctors have recommended that Zambian President Edgar Lungu undergo specialized treatment abroad for the problem of narrowing of the food pipe he has been...

Zambian president in critical condition

Zambian President Edgar Lungu needs urgent treatment as his problem of the narrowing of esophagus has recurred, his office said on Monday. Lungu, elected in...

Zambia, Tanzania agree to construct additional oil pipeline

Zambia and Tanzania have agreed to construct another oil pipeline that will be used to ferry refined crude oil between the two countries, the...

Zambia’s hospital to commence 1st kidney transplants

?A Zambia's referral hospital said on Friday that it will start kidney transplants, the first of its kind in the southern African nation. University...

UNU-INRA Opens A Training Workshop In Lusaka

The United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) has opened a training workshop in Lusaka, Zambia to equip African researchers, businesses,...

Allotey?s bloom blighted in blues

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Ode to a heavy downpour in Lusaka

Ode to a heavy downpour in Lusaka By Kwesi Atta Sakyi ??????????????????????????????????????????????? Ode to a heavy downpour That fateful and frightful day in early March, The entire Lusaka...

Rider to raise funds by riding

Travelling from Lusaka to Florence on a bamboo tandem, through 13 African and two European countries, to raise funds to build a school in...