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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...
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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...
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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. ...
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. ...
kung fu

Educationist lobbies for introduction of Kung fu in Zambian schools

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Chinese kung fu should be included in Zambian school curriculum as a sport, a Zambian educationist has said. Morgan Bwalya said Kung...
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...
Covid-19

Zhonghai International donates COVID-19 materials to Zambia’s Central Province

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A Chinese firm, Zhonghai International has donated various materials to fight COVID-19 in Zambia's Central Province. Sydney Mushanga, Minister of Central Province,...
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...
waste management

Chinese entrepreneur to help Zambians to form waste management venture

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A Chinese entrepreneur has expressed interest to assist Zambian youths in waste management ventures with a view of creating jobs for the young people...
Vegetable Farmers

Zambian farmers hail Chinese for uplifting living standards

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Zambian farmers have commended the Chinese for their involvement in uplifting the living standards of people in Luanshya district, 319 km north of Lusaka,...
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...
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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. ...
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...
domestic violence

Covid-19 Leads to Increase of GBV Cases in Zambia

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It has become of great concern, looking at how the cases of Gender Based Violence cases keep on raising and according to the statistical...
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...
Vegetable Farmers

Zambian small-scale farmers hail Chinese for supporting agriculture

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Zambian small-scale farmers have commended the Chinese for their involvement in uplifting the living standards of people through farming activities in Luanshya District in...
Agriculture in Africa

Zambia eyes global forum to market agricultural potential

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The Zambian government said on Thursday that it would take advantage of the forthcoming Global Agro Business Forum to be hosted by Brazil to...
Spanish Football

Zambian soccer fans hail TopStar on live matches

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Soccer fans in Zambia have hailed a Chinese firm, TopStar Communications Company Limited for partnering with the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) to beam...
COMESA

Zambia ratifies tripartite free trade area agreement

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Zambia has become the latest country to ratify the Tripartite Free Trade Area, a release from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa...
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TopStar commended for partnering with Zambian media

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TopStar Communications Company Limited continued partnering with media houses in Zambia will enhance the dissemination of information to citizens in the country, a Zambian...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu delivers a speech at the launch of blueberry export to China in Chongwe, Zambia, on Nov. 13, 2020. Zambia on Friday flagged off its inaugural export of fresh blueberries to China, becoming the first country in southern Africa to enter the huge Chinese market. (Photo by Martin Mbangweta/Xinhua)

Zambian government denies reports of planning to introduce national dress code

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The Zambian government on Thursday refuted reports that it plans to introduce a national dress code. Ministry of National Guidance and Religious...
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Chinese enterprises encouraged to invest in fish farming in Zambia

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Chinese enterprises have been encouraged to invest in the fishing sector in the Luanshya district as one way to grow the sector in Zambia,...
China's central bank injected 55 billion yuan (US$8.3 billion) into the money market on Tuesday to ease a liquidity strain. [Photo/Xinhua]

Chinese hailed for investing in Zambia

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Chinese have started opening up their businesses in various economic sectors in Mufulira district in Zambia, a senior civil leader has said. ...
irrigation

Chinese firm commended for setting up irrigation system in Zambia

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A Zambian traditional leader has called on the Chinese firm to consider setting up irrigation systems for small-scale farmers in the Masaiti district upon...
World construction forum to be held in Turkey

Zambia benefits from Chinese skills transfer in construction projects

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A Zambian contractor has commended AVIC International for skills transfer as local Zambian firms were contracted on various jobs during the rehabilitation of the...
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Zambian farmers call on partnership with Chinese garlic growers

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Zambian farmers have called on Chinese garlic growers to help facilitate the education on garlic growing in Zambia, a farmers cooperative has said. ...