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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.

 

Zambia Slides Further Into Dictatorship Under Hichilema

[CAJ News] Lusaka -- THE arrest of opposition members, government critics and aides of his predecessor as well torture in police custody indicates new Zambia president, Haikande Hichilema, is morphing into a dictator.

It’s Time to Exploit Yawning DR Congo Market

[Times of Zambia] Listening to Lusaka Avocado Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society (LAMCS) board chairperson Bernard Chiwala discuss the potential of Zambia agriculture sector and the ready market last Sunday, underscored the long-held thought.

Lusaka Grapples With Waste Management

[Times of Zambia] With an estimated population of 2,500,000, Lusaka produces about 1,200 tonnes of waste every day as the generation rate per person is estimated at 0.5 kilogramme (kg).

Who Takes Kabwata Seat?

[Times of Zambia] The electorate in Kabwata Constituency in Lusaka goes to polling stations today to vote for a new Member of Parliament (MP) seven months after the demise of former parliamentarian Levy Mkandawire who died in a fatal road accident in N...

Curb Hooliganism At Football Games

[Times of Zambia] The chaos that characterised the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) MTN Super League matches in Lusaka involving Nkana and Red Arrows at Nkoloma Stadium and Zanaco against Green Buffaloes at Sunset should be condemned in the stronge...

Lusaka Mayor Declares War On Zim Vendors

[New Zimbabwe] ZAMBIA's Lusaka mayor Chilando Chitangala has declared war on more than 3 000 foreigners, mostly Zimbabweans trading in the capital city's central business district while riding on fake Zambian names to cover up their illegal stay in the...

Heavy Voter Turnout Reported for Presidential Election

[VOA] Washington / Lusaka -- Updated August 12, 2021 01:45 PM - Zambians voted in general elections Thursday after a tense campaign dominated by economic woes, a debt crisis and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Elections – Bishops Appeal to the Consciences of Candidates and Voters

[Agenzia Fides] Lusaka -- Politicians "who incite violence in order to gain political or material advantage", "repent and turn away from evil", said His Exc. Mgr. Alick Banda, Archbishop of Lusaka, in his homily during the Sunday prayer for peace and s...

Tackle Lead Poisoning at Former Mine

[HRW] Lusaka -- Zambia's next government should urgently clean up lead pollution that has affected the health of tens of thousands of children and adults in the city of Kabwe, six organizations said today, following the publication of a United Nations ...

FLN Suspects Invoke Lusaka Accord to Escape Jail Sentences

[New Times] Some of the suspects in the terror case involving Paul Rusesabagina and other members of FLN militia have resorted invoking the Lusaka Ceasefire Agreement, saying they should be let off and reintegrated in the Rwandan community.