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An African lion cub frolics at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 26, 2015. Seven manchurian tiger cubs and four African lion cubs here, all of which are three months old, met with the press recently. (Xinhua/Yu Fangping) (lfj)

Zambia hails cooperating partners for support in wildlife conservation

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The Zambian government on Sunday commended cooperating partners over their support for the country's efforts to conserve its wildlife. Minister of Tourism and Arts Ronald...
Covid

Zambia braces for third wave of COVID-19

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The Zambian government said Tuesday that the country was bracing for a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, trying to do everything possible to...
Dollars

Zambians losing money in online scams in South Africa

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Zambians have lost huge sums of money through online scams in South Africa, a statement said. The statement, released by the Zambia...
COVID 19 vaccine

Zambia refutes reports of inadequate storage facilities for COVID-19 vaccine

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The Zambian government on Thursday denied the report that the country does not have adequate storage facilities for the COVID-19 vaccines. Minister...
Development

Zambian government says committed to building resilient development agenda

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The Zambian government said on Friday that it was committed to exploring new frontiers aimed at building a resilient development agenda. Minister...
Covid Vaccine

Zambia pursuing two COVID-19 vaccine options

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The Zambian government said on Friday that it was currently pursuing two avenues from where to acquire the COVID-19 vaccine. Minister of...
Zambia map

Zambia opposition alliance crumbles ahead of polls

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The long-held perception in Zambia that political alliances can never work has come to reality once again following the crumbling of another alliance ahead...
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Sales of traditional sex boosters divide opinions among Zambians

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A study conducted by lecturers in the schools of natural sciences and medicine at the University of Zambia to determine the aphrodisiac properties of...
cannabis

Zambia approves bill to legalize cannabis cultivation for research purposes

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Zambia's cabinet has approved the publication and introduction of a bill in parliament for the legalization of the cultivation of cannabis, a government spokesperson...
Covid Vaccine

Zambia makes strides in determining immunology of COVID-19 vaccine campaign

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The Zambian government said on Monday that preparatory work on genomic sequencing concerning the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine has reached an advanced stage. ...
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Zambian furniture maker seizes opportunities despite downturn amid COVID-19

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While many are engrossed in conversations about prevailing harsh economic times, Josphat Shasulwi is busy utilizing opportunities presented by the COVID-19 pandemic to enhance...
Tanzania-Zambia

Zambia dismisses reports of rejection of envoy in Tanzania

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Zambian authorities on Friday dismissed reports that the country's newly-appointed envoy to Tanzanian has been rejected. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Public Relations...
arrested

Zambia arrested 2 people collecting money from COVID-19 tests

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Two people have been arrested for illegally collecting money from patients seeking COVID-19 tests at the country's highest referral hospital, a senior government official...
inflation

Zambia’s annual inflation rises in February

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Zambia's annual inflation rate continued on an upward trajectory rising by 0.7 percentage points in February, its statistics agency said on Thursday. ...
mining

Zambian official hails Chinese mining company for increased production

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A Zambian government official on Tuesday commended a Chinese mining company for the increased production of manganese at its processing plant in Serenje, a...
A mine supervisor overlooks Metorox's Chibuluma copper mine, near Kitwe, Zambia. [Photo/ Agencies]

Zambia’s copper production up in 2020 despite COVID-19

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Zambia, Africa's second-largest copper, saw an increase in the production of the red metal in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, its mines ministry said...
COVID-19

UN representative applauds Zambia efforts in fighting COVID-19

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A United Nations (UN) representative in Zambia has applauded the country's efforts in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. It was commendable that the...
INDUSTRIALIZATION

Zambia should emulate China to accelerate industrialization

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Zambia has not fully exploited the potential of economic zones like China has done to accelerate industrialization in order to enhance economic growth, a...
CHOLERA

Zambia secures 2 million oral cholera vaccine doses

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Zambia has secured two million oral cholera vaccine doses as part of efforts to eliminate the water-borne disease, a government official said on Tuesday. ...
China africa

Zambian expert says Africa not maximizing opportunities of China ties

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African countries have not fully exploited the benefits that accrue from their ties with China, a development expert said on Friday. Haggai...
pharmaceutical

Zambia revokes license of pharmaceutical firm over substandard drugs

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Zambia's medicines regulator on Saturday said it has revoked the license of a pharmaceutical firm at the center of supplying substandard drugs to the...
onions

Zambia bans importation of onions and potatoes

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Zambia has banned the importation of onions and potatoes from outside the country, a government official said Thursday. Ministry of Agriculture Permanent...
Nigerian traders

Zambia seeks level trade field with South Africa

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Zambia has engaged South African companies to partner with local firms in order to promote trade balance between the two countries, a senior government...
A farmer is working on a family farm in Yongfeng county, eastern China's Jiangxi province, on March 9, 2017. The farm has built a comprehensive sales platform that can connect its business customer and the impoverished households for a targeted poverty reduction. (Photo by People's Daily)

Expert suggests Zambia to adopt China’s approach on poverty reduction

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Zambia should emulate China's approach if the country was to register meaningful reduction in poverty levels, an expert said on Tuesday. Haggai...
Zambia Victoria Falls Bridge

Zambia restricts commercial cargo at Victoria Falls border entry

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Zambia has restricted the movement of commercial cargo through the Victoria Falls border to only rail transport, its revenue agency said on Monday. ...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president commends Chinese support in COVID-19 fight

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Saturday hailed the support the Jack Ma Foundation has provided in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Inonge Wina

Zambia launches probe into exorbitant cement prices

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Zambian Vice President Inonge Wina said on Friday that the government has commenced investigations to establish the rationale behind the high prices of cement...
mining

Experts call for amendment of Zambia mines law to maximize benefits

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The Zambian government should amend the law governing the mining sector in order to ensure citizens benefit more from the sector, a local think-tank...
Foreign journalists observe the Yeya Lake Wetland Reserve in Yanqing district on October 19. (Photo by Wang Hailin from People’s Daily)

Zambian media bodies welcome government move to introduce minimum wage for journalists

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Media bodies in Zambia on Tuesday welcomed the government's plans to introduce a minimum wage for journalists, saying it will go a long way...
domestic violence

Zambia records 10 percent rise in gender-based violence cases in Q4 2020

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Zambia saw an increase in the number of gender-based violence cases in the fourth quarter of 2020, figures released by the police on Monday...