A decade of Jacob Zuma has made South Africans more desperate but also more wary of politics and receptive to Siya Kolisi's brand of sincere, lived-in pragmatism, writes Cecelia Balfour.
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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.
Four years ago Maria Zaloumis quit her job as a cardiology nurse in Australia, to attend to her ailing father in her native African country of Zambia.
South African expat in Zambia, Craig Wagner, was having the perfect day on Sunday, until things went terribly wrong. Watch.
Children living in a central Zambian mining town are still exposed to high levels of toxic lead 25 years after the mine closed, Human Rights Watch says, as lawyers announced plans to take legal action.
Both Zambia and Zimbabwe are facing a power crisis as a drought has reduced water levels to 27% at Lake Kariba, the world’s largest man-made reservoir, a key power source for the two countries.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has pledged to dissolve KCM, the country's largest copper producer, in a deepening dispute with foreign mining companies over tax and employment.
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.
Zimbabwe Energy Minister Fortune Chasi says the country is looking to incorporate alternative energy sources for its Integrated Resources Plan, amid climate change challenges impacting its hydropower plant.
Chishimba Kambwili set to appear in court for allegedly inferring in video that President Edgar Lungu was a dog.
Britain's outgoing ambassador to Zambia on Tuesday denounced "rampant corruption" in the southern African nation and said donors were right to slash aid.
Hundreds of people wearing yellow T-shirts rallied in Zambia's capital Lusaka - to kick start a campaign against corruption in President Edgar Lungu's government.
When Toyota slaps the 'Legend' badge onto its Hilux it usually means there's a new one on the way, Sean Parker put the Legend 50 and GR Sport models through their paces in Southern Africa.
Cape Town Labour Court Judge Anton Steenkamp, who died after a black mamba bit him, is expected to be cremated in Zambia's capital, Lusaka, according to his family.
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