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Zambian expert on China’s poverty reduction success

China's success in fighting poverty could be attributed to its visionary leadership and targeted approach, a Zambian expert has said.
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Zambian furniture maker seizes opportunities despite downturn amid COVID-19

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...

Zambian trading place promotes regional integration

As the rest of the world is working to promote integration at various levels, traders at Lusaka's COMESA market, a renowned place in Zambia,...
Covid Vaccine

Zambia government urged to license Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Zambian government has been urged to consider licensing China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, a traders association has said. Samuel Kasongo,...
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Car washing services help counter unemployment among Zambian youths

As unemployment levels continue to soar, some youths in Zambia are seizing opportunities created by the influx of motor vehicles into the country...
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Chinese firm to train Zambian youths on entrepreneurship

A Chinese enterprise Weizen Limited has pledged to train Zambian youths to enable them to become economically independent. Ireen Tembo, the company...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader says will respect will of people in next year’s elections

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday said he will not go against the will of the people in next year's presidential election, according to...
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Chinese firm commended on plans to revive Zambian mine

The exploration of copper by a Chinese enterprise Changfa Mining Limited at the old Mokambo mine in Mufulira in Zambia's Copperbelt province will strengthen...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader upbeat on economic recovery in 2021

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Friday expressed optimism on the country's economic recovery in 2021. "The good news is that a rebound...

Zambian leader orders full reopening of schools

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Friday announced the reopening of all schools, colleges and universities which were closed following the outbreak of the COVID-19...
Photo taken on March 24, 2020 shows a seaside road amid curfew in Dakar, Senegal. Monday night, during his speech to the Nation, Senegalese President Macky Sall declared a state of emergency from midnight Monday across the national territory, along with a curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day. Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action confirmed on Tuesday that seven new cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected across Senegal, bringing the total number to 86 cases. (Xinhua/Xing Jianqiao)

Zambian government officials confident about Chinese company’s delivery of quality road works

A Zambian government official in Chongwe, a town in Lusaka province of Zambia on Wednesday, expressed optimism that a Chinese company will deliver...
Women farmers

Zambian leader flags off distribution of subsidized farming inputs to small-scale farmers

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Wednesday flagged off the distribution of subsidized farming inputs to smallholder farmers to help them raise production. ...
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“Zambian whirlwind” in Chinese Women’s Super League

Barbra Banda from Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank (SRCB) came to the sidelines after training. She took off her boots and put them in...
Emirates Airline

Emirates to resume flights to Zambian capital

Emirates Airlines is scheduled to resume flights to Lusaka, the Zambian capital, after the flights were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader calls for operationalization of China-funded communication towers

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday called for the operationalization of China-funded communication towers in northern Zambia's Lunga district. The Zambian leader...
Makeshift Hospital

Zambian ministry says COVID-19 recovery rate impressive

The Zambian government on Wednesday expressed satisfaction at the number of COVID-19 patients being discharged from isolation facilities. Ministry of Health Permanent...
On April 15th, Bank of China Johannesburg Branch donated medical protective materials to the city of Johannesburg, South Africa Photo: Wanyu / People’s Daily

Chinese firm donates materials to Zambian schools in fight against COVID-19

A Chinese firm, China Nonferrous Metal Company Luanshya Copper Mine (CLM), had donated protective materials to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 in...
NAIROBI, June 19, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A swarm of desert locusts invade parts of Mwingi Town in Kitui County, Kenya, Feb. 20, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Yu)

Zambian official hails Chinese company’s role in boosting food security

A local Zambian official has praised a Chinese company's role in boosting food security by production of seed maize and other farm produce...
Zambian students under Chinese Government Scholarship programme perform a dance during a ceremony at the National Museum in Lusaka, Zambia, Aug. 25, 2017. The Chinese Embassy in Zambia held a grand ceremony to welcome back as well as bid farewell to students who have received scholarships to study in China. (Xinhua/Peng Lijun)

Zambian youths hail China, Zambia partnership on agriculture

Zambian youths hailed the Jiangsu University of China for partnering with the University of Zambia to improve skills of small scale farmers, especially...
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Zambian, Chinese universities sign agreement on skills exchange

The University of Zambia (UNZA) and Jiangsu University of China have signed a partnership agreement for skills transfer and development in agriculture. ...
Chitalu Chilufya (C), Zambian Minister of Health addresses the press in Lusaka, capital of Zambia, March 17, 2020. The Zambian government announced Tuesday that it was closing all schools in view of the COVID-19 outbreak. Although Zambia has not recorded any COVID-19 case, the government has heightened its preparedness and surveillance against the COVID-19. (Xinhua)

Chinese firm to build bus shelter in Zambian town

The Zambia-China Economic and Trade Corporation Zone (ZCCZ) will construct a bus shelter and an ablution block in Zambia's Chambishi township at a total...
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Zambian entrepreneurs stress importance of foreign investments

Zambian entrepreneurs hailed the role played by foreign investments in the country, urging the government to better protect them. Business entrepreneurs in...

Chinese firm helps Zambia’s efforts in fighting COVID-19

United Trillion Zambia Limited, a Chinese company, said the private sector should show commitment to help the Zambian government in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Chinese support to rehabilitate Zambian COVID-19 isolation facility hailed by locals

The rehabilitation of an isolation building by the Chinese Community in the Copperbelt province of Zambia for suspected COVID-19 patients will help improve the...
People wait in line at a New York State Department of Health COVID-19 antibody testing center at Steve's 9th Street Market in Brooklyn, New York, the United States, on April 25, 2020. Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 200,000 on Saturday afternoon, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. A total of 200,698 people have died of the disease as of 1:50 p.m. (1750 GMT) among 2,865,938 cases worldwide, the CSSE data showed. The United States suffered the most fatalities at 52,782 as its total cases reached 924,576. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)

U.S. urged to take responsibility over COVID-19 fight – Sichone

The global fight against COVID-19 will win if governments take full responsibility and invest in durable solutions, Zambian experts. The experts who...
A new energy bus runs on a road in Beijing, March 3, 2018. (Photo from CFP)

Chinese-made buses find market in Zambia

Chinese made buses are competing favorably in the Zambian transport industry, a local transporter said on Tuesday. Most major public transport companies...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian, Sierra Leonean leaders hold talks

Zambian President Edgar Lungu and his Sierra Leonean counterpart Julius Maada Bio held talks at which they discussed a range of issues, his office...
President of Zambia Edgar Chagwa Lungu

Zambian Government Dismisses Outcry for VP to Step Down

The Zambian government said on Tuesday that calls by some section of society for the country's Vice-President Inonge Wina to resign on health grounds...

Ghana’s Asante Kotoko draws Zambian pair in Confederation Cup

Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko have been drawn against Zambian pair Zesco United and Nkana FC in Group C of the CAF Confederation Cup. The draw,...
United Nation

UN honors 3 Zambian peacekeepers

The United Nations on Tuesday honored three Zambian peacekeepers, who died last year while on peace keeping missions, with the Dag Hammarskjold Medal of...