The old flag was the product of attempts to unify white South Africa, to the exclusion of black South Africans, writes Pieter du Toit.
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.
Authorities in Zambia charged a prominent ruling party MP, Chishimba Kambwili, with hate speech for allegedly telling an ethnic Indian worker he was stealing local jobs.
President of the Economics Association of Zambia, Lubinda Haabazoka, has said while South African companies such as Murray & Roberts, Shoprite and Pick 'n Pay are already present in Zambia, the country wants to attract more SA investment.
A Zambian firm says it has suspended production of an energy drink after a consumer in Uganda complained of a prolonged erection, with tests suggesting it contained the active ingredient of Viagra.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has sacked the army commander and his deputy, a rare firing of the top military brass in the country.
Zambia's Supreme Court has slapped an 18-month jail sentence on a journalist for contempt of court after he accused the judiciary of corruption.
Prince Harry arrived in in Lusaka, Zambia to a warm welcome and a beautiful bouquet of flowers.
Zambian police have questioned opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema for allegedly fuelling attacks on Chinese nationals, in a sign of growing political tension in the country.
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.
Five southern African nations that are home to most of the world’s elephants demanded the right to sell ivory, arguing that people who live alongside the animals must be allowed to benefit from them.
South African hunting outfitters are eagerly awaiting the end of the Zambian rainy season in April to start a killing-spree of up to 1 250 hippopotamus living in the world-renowned Luangwa Valley.
Zambian anti-drug authorities have arrested 12 Chinese construction workers for allegedly cultivating cannabis without a permit, a top government official says.
President Cyril Ramaphosa and Zambian President Edgar Lungu are urging Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission to "speedily" complete vote-counting and announce the delayed results of the December 30 presidential election.
Eight nations in southern and central Africa have met to discuss the situation in Democratic Republic of Congo, a country that has been a regional battleground twice in the last quarter-century.
Britain's Prince Harry is in Zambia for a two-day visit during which he will attend a commemoration of Zambian military veterans and meet Zambian officials, social workers and young entrepreneurs.
Zambia's Supreme Court has jailed a human rights activist for contempt of court after he accused the judiciary of corruption.
A senior Zambian police commander has defended the right to protest of six activists on trial for staging a demonstration at parliament over a $42m firefighting procurement deal.
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