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Lusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia. It is one of the fastest developing cities in southern Africa. Lusaka is in the southern part of the central plateau at an elevation of about 1,279 metres (4,196 ft). As of 2019, the city’s population was about 3.3 million, while the urban population is estimated at 2.5 million in 2018. Lusaka is the centre of both commerce and government in Zambia and connects to the country’s four main highways heading north, south, east and west. English is the official language of the city administration, while Nyanja and Bemba are the commonly spoken street languages.


Youssou N’Dour gig on March 25

By JOWIT SALUSKI – LEGENDARY Senegalese musician, songwriter, composer and Grammy winning artist Youssou N’Dour will be live in concert with his orchestra at Ciêla Resort, in Lusaka, on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Read more

‘Blame it on ref’

By SANDRA MWILA – MUFULIRA Wanderers president George Katongo says the club is puzzled at the news that they made six substitutions instead of five in their FAZ nationwide Division-One game against City of Lusaka at the weekend.

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5 die in freak accidents

By DAVIS MATAKA – Three toddlers and two adults of two Sinazongwe families have perished in separate freak accidents.Two toddlers from the same family, aged between three and four, of Bbune village in Chief Sinazongwe’s area died instantly after they consumed contents of an unidentified cotton pesticide which they mistook for sugar and put it […]

Chilufya Tayali nabbed over online hate speech

By JAMES KUNDA – ECONOMIC and Equity party leader Chilufya Tayali has been arrested by police in Lusaka for alleged hate speech in the recent remarks he allegedly made and posted on various social media platforms. Read more

The 51 houses are mine , Tanzanian businessman tells court

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – A TANZANIAN business executive, Uziel Bashire has told, the Economic and Financial crimes court, that he is the owner of the 51 houses in Chalala , Lusaka and only engaged senior accountant at the Ministry of Fin...

Let’s account for all projects money – ZNS chief

By EMILY KUWEMA – ZAMBIA National Service (ZNS) Commander Lieutenant General Maliti Solochi is concerned that the country has continued to work on the same projects after their completion due to poor workmanship. Read more

IMF Chief Praises Zambia’s Reforms, Pushes Creditors On Debt

[VOA] Lusaka -- The head of the International Monetary Fund is praising Zambia's efforts to reform its economy and urging its creditors to restructure the country's debts. Zambia was the first African country to default on its sovereign debt in the COV...

Marriage: ‘An important institution that binds families’

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT HAKAINDE HICHILEMA has said marriage is an important Godly institution that binds families and is paramount in the stability of the nation.The President was speaking in Lusaka when he answered questions from journalists. Read more

Minister warns of extreme rainfall patterns

By JULIUS PHIRI – GREEN Economy and Environment Minister Collins Nzovu has warned of extreme rainfall patterns with a likelihood of damage to infrastructure such as roads, bridges and buildings.The provinces to be hard-hit are Eastern, Western, Southern, North-Western, Copperbelt, Lusaka and Central. Read more

ZA schemes monthly Meets

By SANDRA MWILA – IN order to have athletes in peak form for the Lusaka Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA) under-18 and under-20 tournaments, Zambia Athletics (ZA) will every month be hosting an All-Comers meet. Read more

‘Dignified’ send-off ‘melts’ Sikazwe’s heart

By SANDRA MWILA – RETIRED FIFA referee Janny Sikazwe says he was honoured to be sent-off in a dignified manner and that it is a moment he will cherish forever.Sikazwe received a standing ovation and guard of honour from players and fellow officials as he came out of the Heroes Stadium tunnel to officiate his […]

‘Terrorists’ nabbed

By JAMES KUNDA – POLICE in Lusaka have arrested 35 people from organised groups commonly known as ‘junkies’ who are suspected to be behind a spate of attacks on people across the city.This follows several reports of attacks from the community whose valuable possessions are snatched in broad daylight while some are violently attacked and […]

What a Janny!

By SANDRA MWILA – RETIRED FIFA referee Janny Sikazwe yesterday received a rousing guard of honour from fellow match officials and players as he officiated his last match in the MTN Super League at the Heroes National Stadium. Read more

Zambia records 3 COVID related deaths

By DOROTHY CHISI – ZAMBIA recorded three COVID-19 associated deaths yesterday in Lusaka bringing the cumulative number to 1,151 since the start of the pandemic.According to the Ministry of Health of the 2,430 tests which were conducted, 206 were confirmed COVID-19 positive cases bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases to 335,545 since the outbreak. […]

USAID provides key HIV services to underserved populations

AIDS CORNER by Enock Ngoma- The US Government, through the USAID Open Doors activity, increased its key HIV services to marginalised, vulnerable, and underserved populations in eight targeted districts over the past six years. This is according to a press statement released by the American Embassy in Lusaka on December 28, 2022.The USAID Open Doors […]