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family bonds

Zambia’s first lady launches campaign to promote family bonds

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Zambia's First Lady Esther on Friday launched a campaign aimed at promoting family bonds in the country through the encouragement of play at the...
Zambia and Morocco

Zambia and Morocco confer on strengthening bilateral ties

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Zambia and Morocco on Friday held a virtual meeting aimed at strengthening and consolidating bilateral ties between the two countries. Zambia's Foreign Affairs Minister Joseph...
Andrew Takyi-Appiah - MD, Zeepay Ghana (right) and Aston Njovu, co-founder of Mangwee (left)

Zeepay Ghana acquires Mangwee Mobile Money in Zambia

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In what has been touted as an indigenous African love story between two fintechs, Zeepay Ghana, the leading African Challenger Fintech, has acquired a...
Farm

Zambia to host virtual conference to woo South African investors in agriculture sector

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Zambia plans to hold an online high-level investment conference Wednesday, with the purpose of attracting South African investors in the country's agriculture sector. ...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

African leaders to attend former Tanzanian President Magufuli’s state funeral

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At least 10 African leaders have confirmed attendance to the state funeral of former Tanzanian President John Magufuli, chief government spokesman Hassan Abbasi said...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Kenya, AU join Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda in mourning Tanzanian President Magufuli’s death

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Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, as well as chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat on Thursday expressed their deep condolences over...
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...
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]

Zambian dairy farming longs for Chinese investors

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Zambia Chingola's Muchinshi Dairy Cooperative has commended the Zambian government for its plans to market the agriculture sector to Chinese investors. Morgan...
COVID-19

11 African countries report of 501Y.V2 variant – Africa CDC

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The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday disclosed that some 11 African countries have so far reported the presence...
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. ...
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. ...
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...
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. ...
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...