|Africa: South Africa Uses Africa Day to Rethink Xenophobia|
[ISS] Xenophobia has swept across parts of Africa like a thunderstorm, leaving death and destruction in its wake. In the past few weeks, xenophobic violence against Rwandans was reported in Zambia, where shops were looted and at least 13 people repatriated to their home country. And earlier (...)
AfDB Lusaka meeting off to a very Rwandan start
The first day of the African Development Bank's Annual Meeting in Lusaka hit on the major themes that president Akinwumi Adesina has been pushing in his first term.
[Africa Report] 24/05/2016
Africa: 'Smart-Africa' Requires More Investment in ICT
[New Times] On the first day of the ongoing 2016 African Development Bank (AfDB) Annual Meetings in the Zambian capital Lusaka, leaders have discussed how to harness the ICT-revolution to build a 'Smart Africa' and affordability of ICT technologies, it was heard, should be the focus of (...)
Zambia: Election Campaign Begins Monday
[VOA] Official campaigning for Zambia's August 11 presidential, parliamentary and local elections begins Monday, says the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ).
Zambian in Cape Town court for fraud
Suspicions about a Zambian businessman’s credentials led to an investigation, and the termination of his contract with the Western Cape provincial department of public works.
Zambia: Govt Injects U.S.$3.2 Million in Tazara
[Times of Zambia] THE Government has injected U.S.$3.2 million in the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) as part of its continued efforts to revamp the institution so that it operates in a sustainable and profitable manner.
Zimbabwe: Manyuchi Pockets U.S.$35,000 From WBC Bout
[Times of Zambia] ZIMBABWEAN World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight Silver champion Charles Manyuchi pocketed US$35, 000 from beating Russian Dmitry "Mechanic" Mikhaylenko at DVS Arena in Yekaterinburg at the weekend.
Zambia: Farmers Expects Surplus Maize Production Despite Severe Drought
[RFI] Zambia expects maize production to increase this year, pushing stocks into surplus and reversing an earlier warning that it may need to import the food staple, the country's agriculture minister has told RFI. Neighbouring countries have been suffering drastic food supply problems with (...)
Zambia: President Kaunda, Where Is the Book?
[Fahamu] Current leaders and the citizens can learn a lot from books authored by previous presidents. Zambia would benefit tremendously from hearing from President Kenneth Kaunda, the founding president who was in power for 27 years. How and why did he make the many momentous and (...)
Zambia: Govt Set Aside Funds for Poll Re-Run
[Times of Zambia] THE Government has set aside K312.4 million as a supplementary fund to cover the expenditure of three state institutions in an event of a presidential election re-run after that general elections in August.
Zambia: Are NGOs Relevant in Zambia?
[Times of Zambia] RECENTLY China passed a contentious new law giving police wide-ranging powers over overseas charities and forbidding them from recruiting members or raising funds in the country, prompting an immediate outcry.
Zimbabwe: Miss Zimbabwe Makes Miss Africa Top 6
[The Herald] The reigning Miss Zimbabwe Annie Grace Mutambu who took part in the Miss Africa continent on Saturday made it to the top six at this inaugural pageant. Ghanaian Rebecca Asamoah was crowned the first Miss Africa Continent. Zambian Michelo Malambo walked away as the first princess, (...)
Zambia: Ruling Party Warns Former Vice President
[Times of Zambia] Patriotic Front (PF) youths have challenged former vice-president Guy Scott to resign from the party on moral grounds instead of constantly issuing attacks on President Edgar Lungu.
Zambia: Church Gives Out Loans
[Times of Zambia] International Ministers' Fellowship and Affiliated Churches (IMFAC) has disbursed loans worth K150,000 to about 300 vulnerable people to help them run business ventures and subsequently reduce household poverty.
Two die in Zambia xenophobic riots At least two people were burned to death in Zambia during riots targeting Rwandan-owned shops over allegations that foreigners were behind a string of ritual killings, police said on Wednesday. The violence erupted earlier this week in slum areas of the (...)