New Protea Hotel opens in Lusaka

2014-04-07 16:49

The new Protea Hotel Lusaka Tower has opened its doors, making it the fourth Protea Hotel offering in the Zambian capital and the eighth in Zambia as a whole.

Fastjet joins forces with Proflight Zambia

2014-04-03 12:58

Passengers are now able to travel to 15 destinations across Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania, following Pan African low cost airline fastjet's new alliance.

Zambia's Kwacha hits new record low

2014-03-28 16:04

Zambia's kwacha hit a new record low against the dollar as exporters held off on selling the dollar on speculation the local currency would weaken further.

Zambia moves swiftly to save Kariba Dam

2014-03-24 08:51

The Zambian government has reportedly moved swiftly to try and mobilise funds to help prevent the imminent collapse of the Kariba Dam.

Zambian kwacha hits record low against dollar

2014-03-18 12:29

Zambia's kwacha tumbled to a new record low against the dollar, extending its recent slide on demand for the green back and concerns about lower copper prices.

Epic African safari: New Disco, Evoque

2014-03-08 10:49

Land Rover launched its revised SA-bound Discovery and Evoque in a journey that celebrates its “go-anywhere” ethos – an epic African safari. Wheels24’s SERGIO DAVIDS gets to grips with Landy’s facelifted models!

More evocative Evoque for SA

2014-03-07 15:30

Wheels24’s SERGIO DAVIDS travelled through Botswana and Zambia behind the wheel of the revised Range Rover Evoque. What’s more, it sports a nine-speed auto, a first for South Africa!

Ex-Zambian leader Kaunda hospitalised

2014-02-24 12:29

Zambia’s founding father and former president Kenneth Kaunda has been taken to hospital but is said to be in good spirits, the government says.

Son of Zambian ex-president jailed

2014-02-14 20:36

Zambian ex-diplomat and son of former president Rupiah Banda has been given a prison sentence after being found guilty of corruption.

Grindrod in $989m Zambia railway deal

2014-02-03 12:21

Grindrod says it has clinched a deal to help build, operate and maintain a 590km railway connecting Zambia's copper belt with the Angolan border.

Imara takes stake in Zambian asset manager

2014-01-22 13:10

Pan-African financial services group Imara has taken a 49% stake in a joint venture with a Lusaka-based asset management company to drive its Zambia growth strategy.

Zambia police beat opposition activists

2014-01-13 21:14

Zambian police have used batons and teargas on a crowd of opposition activists gathered outside a police station in the capital.


Zambia electricity price hike to hit mining

2014-04-04 16:11

The Chamber of Mines of Zambia has warned that the 29% electricity price hike threatens operations of mining companies.

Hyena eats man's penis in Zambia

2014-04-02 20:56

A Malawian man has been left without a penis and is missing three toes after they were eaten by a hyena in a Zambian border town.

Zambia's consumer inflation quickens

2014-03-27 11:00

Zambia's consumer inflation quickened year-on-year in March, says the statistics office.

3.5m in danger as Kariba Dam 'faces collapse'

2014-03-20 12:49

At least 3.5 million people in Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia are reportedly in danger, after revelations that the Kariba Dam wall has developed “serious structural weaknesses”.

Epic African safari: New Disco, Evoque

2014-03-11 13:28

Land Rover launched its revised Discovery and Evoque in a journey that celebrates its “go-anywhere” ethos.

Revised Disco 4: What a Discovery!

2014-03-07 15:30

Wheels24’s SERGIO DAVIDS travelled through Botswana and Zambia behind the wheel of the facelifted Land Rover Discovery. Is this mildly-modified Disco’s subtle of tweaks enough to keep it fresh alongside newer rivals?

Zambia clears activist for calling for gay rights

2014-02-25 14:53

A Zambian court has cleared prominent rights activist Paul Kasonkomona of encouraging homosexuality after he called on live television for gay rights to be recognised.

fastjet eyes daily Lusaka route

2014-02-18 14:36

Low cost pan-African airline fastjet says it is increasing capacity on its recently launched Dar es Salaam to Lusaka (Zambia) route in response to strong demand from its customers.

No to condoms in our jails, says Zambia

2014-02-04 11:35

Zambia has reportedly squashed Non-Governmental Organisations’ call for the distribution of condoms to inmates in prisons, saying the move would promote homosexuality and sodomy.

Protea Group launches property in Lusaka

2014-01-24 10:08

Demand for accommodation and conferencing facilities in the Zambian capital Lusaka has prompted Protea Hotels to launch a fourth property there.

New Zambia constitution curbs president

2014-01-16 21:47

Future Zambian presidents will have to garner at least 50% of the popular vote to be elected and their powers will be significantly curbed in the proposed new constitution.

Zambia politician held for calling Sata a potato

2014-01-07 14:05

Zambian police have arrested and charged an opposition leader with defamation after he compared the president to a potato, a party ally says.

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