Africa's iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate

2018-07-12 13:00

Africa's ancient baobab, with its distinctive swollen trunk and known as the "tree of life", is under a new and mysterious threat, with some of the largest and oldest dying abruptly in recent years.

Zambia planning social media clampdown

2018-07-06 06:01

Zambia says it will introduce tough new laws to regulate social media use to fight cyber-crime and combat the consumption of pornography in the conservative African country.

Zambia probes mine dump collapse that killed 10

2018-06-21 21:16

Zambia's mining minister Richard Musukwa has announced an investigation after 10 people died during the collapse of a mine dump in the country's copper-producing region.

Star Zambian musician freed on bail ahead of trial

2018-05-21 16:01

A Zambian court has released on bail a popular protest musician, who was arrested last week when he returned home having fled the country fearing for his life.

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, Lungu's mansion, Ebola

2018-05-18 08:00

An ex-zimbabwean minister fingers President Emmerson Mnangagwa in a fraud case, and Swaziland says the issue involving Zambian President Edgar Lungu's plans to build a mansion in that country is a "private matter"

Zambian musician held as he returns from self-imposed exile in SA

2018-05-17 14:40

Zambian authorities have arrested singer and activist Chama Fumba at Lusaka airport in a move condemned by Amnesty as a "shocking demonstration" of the government's intolerance of criticism.

'It's a private matter,' says Swaziland on Zambian leader's $4bn mansion

2018-05-17 13:00

Swaziland has reportedly said that the issue involving Zambian President Edgar Lungu's plans to build a mansion in that country is a "private matter".

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, Lungu's mansion, kenyatta

2018-05-17 08:00

Emmerson Mnangagwa says African countries are spending at least $50bn on food imports, and Edgar Lungu is reportedly building a mansion worth millions of dollars for himself in Swaziland.

No 'half-naked' female students in library: Zambia university

2018-05-07 21:01

Zambia's leading university has asked female students to stop visiting the library "half-naked", suggesting that their skimpy outfits were distracting their male counterparts.

Student from Zambia performs in national poetry contest

2018-04-25 08:30

A high-school student seeking asylum in Maine is drawing praise for his performance in a government-funded US poetry competition following a legal battle.


On campaign trail, Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa pledges power project

2018-07-09 14:04

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has vowed to push ahead with a hydro-electric power project on the Zambezi river as he campaigns ahead of the July 30 election on a promise to rebuild the shattered economy.

Zambian anti-graft activists in court over budget demo

2018-06-25 21:02

Six Zambian activists including a celebrated hip-hop musician have appeared in court after they staged an anti-corruption protest as the government was unveiling the budget.

Ebola response on 'knife's edge' as timing key, WHO says

2018-05-23 16:34

The World Health Organisation is accelerating its efforts with nine countries neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo to try to prevent the current Ebola outbreak from spreading beyond the border, WHO's director for Africa has said, as a colleague warned that the next few weeks will determine whether the virus can be kept under control.

Taxpayers fund Mswati-Lungu bromance

2018-05-20 06:02

The growing bonds of friendship between Swaziland’s King Mswati III and Zambian leader Edgar Lungu have reached new, but worrying, levels for the two countries' citizens.

Activist musician who fled to South Africa arrested as he arrives home in Zambia

2018-05-17 18:00

Fumba, popularly known as Pilato, was picked up by plain-clothed police officers as he arrived home from South Africa after four months abroad, eyewitnesses said.


2018-05-17 13:15

THE son of a former Zambian president was yesterday sentenced to eight months behind bars with hard labour for stealing a cellphone.

Ex-Zambian leader's son jailed for stealing phone – reports

2018-05-17 11:34

Former Zambian president Frederick Chiluba’s son has reportedly been sentenced to eight months in jail for stealing a mobile phone.

Zambian leader 'builds $4m mansion' in Swaziland on land 'given to him as a gift' by King Mswati

2018-05-16 13:54

Zambian President Edgar Lungu is reportedly building a mansion worth millions of dollars for himself at Nkonyeni area in Swaziland.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, SADC, gays in Kenya

2018-04-26 08:33

A Zimbabwean soldier has denied stealing from the country's former president Robert Mugabe, and SADC Chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa, has expressed satisfaction that peace and security are being consolidated in the region.

Poetry contest decision due for teen who fled native Zambia

2018-04-20 18:33

A federal judge is expected to rule whether a high school student who fled his native Zambia can compete in a government-funded national poetry contest

12 jobs in Zambia

Latest Zambia jobs

Store Manager - Sheet Street, ZAMBIA

- Zambia

Store Associates - Sheet Street, ZAMBIA

- Zambia

Structural Resident Engineer

R800 000.00 - R980 000.00 Per Year - Zambia

Site Agent - Water

R650 000.00 - R800 000.00 Per Year - Zambia

Process Engineering Lead

- Zambia

Categories of Top Jobs in Zambia

More Jobs in Zambia
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.