'Child brides' suffer, but AU seeks to end custom

2015-11-25 14:50

The African Union is set to meet in Zambia this week to hold its first conference on "Ending Child Marriage in Africa" –m a small step in efforts to protect the girl child.

WATCH: Zambian man shoves live snake into pocket

2015-10-30 01:30

A video has gone viral of a Zambian man shoving a snake into his pocket while waiting at a police station.

Zambia’s Lungu says to protect consumers as maize meal prices jump

2015-10-16 17:22

Zambia’s government will intervene in the market to protect consumers after traders hiked maize meal prices following a sharp slide in the kwacha currency, President Edgar Lungu says.

Low rainfall, crippling power shortages hit Zambia economy

2015-10-15 15:15

The lack of reliable power is hitting Zambia's economy, as people struggle to make a living without electricity half the day, experts say.

Eye health documentaries launched to combat blindness in Zambia

2015-10-12 10:19

In honour of World Sight Day in October, a non-profit organisation has launched two new documentary films in Zambia to help to reduce avoidable blindness.

Zambia urges investors to ignore 'unsolicited' Moody's downgrade

2015-09-28 10:52

Zambia’s government has urged investors to ignore what it calls an unsolicited credit downgrade from rating agency Moody’s, adding it is mindful of the need to maintain its debt as sustainable levels.

Seventeen killed in Zambian bus crash - police

2015-09-12 15:20

At least 17 people died when a bus and lorry collided west of the Zambian capital Lusaka, police say.

Digital fans share innovations for Africa

2015-09-10 08:17

Digital enthusiasts are sharing African innovations to solve social problems.

Zambia in crisis as Lake Kariba dries

2015-08-19 09:57

A drought-related power crisis in Zambia will further erode the near-term fiscal and growth outlook, says an analyst.

Zambian opposition gets key defence ministry

2015-08-12 06:06

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has appointed an opposition lawmaker to the powerful job of defence minister.


Drought cuts hydropower, hits Zambia's growth

2015-11-23 16:28

Drought conditions are set to hit economic growth in Zambia, with economists saying this year's figure will be below the 5% projected by the country.

Zambian leader seeks God's help to halt currency freefall

2015-10-19 07:22

Zambia’s president Edgar Lungu has prayed to God to “heal” his country’s ailing currency, with bars shut and football matches cancelled on a national day of prayer to end a record slump.

Zambia prepares for national prayer day to save currency

2015-10-16 14:01

Zambia is set to hold a day of prayer and fasting, with bars shut and football matches cancelled, to seek divine help over the country’s currency collapse and dire economic woes.

Zambia busts suspected wildlife smuggling ring

2015-10-13 14:48

Authorities in Zambia say they have arrested six South Africans believed to be involved in a wildlife smuggling ring after 12 prized sable antelope calves were found packed in a trailer.

Zim, Zambia, used too much Kariba water - group

2015-10-08 19:05

Zimbabwe and Zambia have used more water than they should have from the Kariba dam to generate electricity, says the Zambezi River Authority.

Zambia urges investors to ignore Moody’s downgrade

2015-09-28 09:43

Zambia has urged investors to ignore what it calls an 'unsolicited' credit downgrade from rating agency Moody's and says it is mindful of the need to maintain debt.

Zim moves to block Zambian opposition leader - reports

2015-09-10 13:42

Zambia's opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilemba, has reportedly been barred from entering Zimbabwe where he was scheduled to address an opposition party congress led by former finance minister, Tendai Biti.

Zim, Zambia economies trip on water shortage

2015-09-01 12:37

Low water levels at Kariba dam will further worsen power generating capacity in Zimbabwe and Zambia, with rising power deficits set to hobble economic activity.

Zambia power firms to cut supply to mines by 30%

2015-08-12 13:24

Zambian power companies will cut electricity supply to mining firms by 30% due to a power deficit which threatens to bring the economy to its knees.

Up to 10 hours of load shedding for Zambians

2015-08-06 11:00

South Africans who complain about load shedding can thank their lucky stars they are not living in Zambia at the moment, according to trade unionists and journalists.

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