The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in Zambia for allegedly defaming President Edgar Lungu in Facebook posts, police say, as critics accuse the regime of turning increasingly authoritarian.
Zambia has deployed soldiers to suppress a wave of attacks on civilians by gangs using a special gas to immobilise their victims.
The United States has recalled its Zambia envoy after the country's president demanded his removal for criticising the jailing of two gay men, a US embassy source has said.
Drought has plunged millions of Zambians and Zimbabweans into darkness as hydro-power dams drain, and their governments’ debt is making matters worse.
Eskom chief operations officer Jan Oberholzer has said that Eskom has contracts with Zimbabwe and Zambia to supply power - but only when it can.
The US envoy to Zambia Daniel Foote has warned of "decaying" bilateral ties following a 15-year jail sentence slapped on two men for homosexuality.
Debtors include the national power utilities of Zimbabwe, Zambia and Mozambique.
Receding water levels at Kariba Dam have meant the two countries that generate electricity from it have to look elsewhere for power supplies. But if climate change has its way, the two countries might lose another key economic contributor and major tourist attraction - Victoria Falls.
Proposed constitutional reforms that would sharply increase President Edgar Lungu's powers ahead of elections in 2021 are stoking concerns about Zambia's democratic credentials, analysts and civil society groups say.
Zambia, Africa’s second-biggest copper producer, may double power tariffs as the government seeks more costly imports to offset a shortfall from its drought-stricken hydropower dams.
Transnet International Holdings' foray into the African continent comes as global economic superpowers are also looking to mark their place in the African continent and capitalise on its growth potential.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has cut his salary and those of senior cabinet ministers, as higher electricity and fuel prices take effect, his office says.
Zambia's 19-hour rolling blackouts have sent homes plunging into darkness, crippling daily life and business operations with the worst power outages the nation has seen.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu wants the US to recall its ambassador to Lusaka for criticising the southern African nation over a 15-year jail term slapped on two gay men for consensual sex.
Zambia's president Edgar Lungu and other senior government officials have been accused of facilitating rosewood trafficking, according to an environmental investigation report.
Zambia's president Edgar Lungu has denied stifling the rights of opposition leaders, saying authorities who refuse them permits to assemble and meet supporters are working within the law.
More than two million Zambians are facing "severe" food insecurity after drought and flooding reduced harvests, the Red Cross says.
As US president Donald Trump mulls the signing into law of an act that would restrict imports of hunting trophies from African countries, wildlife experts and animal rights groups are at odds over the economic impact and its ultimate effect on conservation.
Zambia’s inflation rate rose to the highest in three years in September, increasing chances that the nation’s central bank will resume its tightening before the end of the year.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu says his government would go ahead with proposed constitutional amendments despite flak from opposition leaders and civil society groups.
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