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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.


ZTA Scouts for K70m to Host Tourney

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia Tennis Association is scouting for K70 million to successfully host this year's Zambia Open Tennis Championship slated for October 19 to 20 at the Lusaka Tennis Club.

Camping Boxers Early

[Times of Zambia]MY piece titled "Boxers Should Heed Kanyanta's Warning," published in this column this past week drew a response from no other than the National Under-20 coach himself who told me in an exchange of text messages that Zambia can win thr...

Macky II Launches Album At Last

[Times of Zambia]ALL roads led to the Barclays sports complex in Lusaka last Friday night where controversial rapper, Macky II launched his album.

Masumba Loses Injunction

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has dismissed an injunction which was granted to MMD Mufumbwe Member of Parliament, Steven Masumba who was seeking the court relief to stop the MMD from expelling him from the party.

Mazuba Murder: Lover Nabbed, Charged

[Times of Zambia]THE boyfriend of a 23-year-old Lusaka woman Mazuba Kapembwa, who was found dead in Chilenje Township last month, has been arrested and charged with murder.

Boxers Should Heed Kanyanta’s Warning

[Times of Zambia]COMING as it did from a man whose ring record, a perfect one, 11-0, 9 KOs, when his career was cruelly cut short on health grounds, the criticism by national under-20 coach Kennedy Kanyanata of the low quality exhibited by his charges ...

Livingstone Revellers Overwhelm Eastpoint

[Times of Zambia]EXCITEMENT characterised last Friday night in Livingstone when Lusaka premier night club Eastpoint opened a franchise in the tourist capital.

K1.7 Trillion for Lusaka Roads

[Times of Zambia]THE road network in Lusaka is to undergo a major facelift that will gobble about K1.7 trillion. The contract for the rehabilitation of 400 kilometres of road network was sealed yesterday between the Road Development Agency (RDA) and AV...

Court Dismisses Action Against Intercape

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has dismissed an action in which three local bus transporters had sued the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) and South Africa's InterCape Mainliner Bus operators for allegedly illegally granting the latter p...

Make Farming Profitable, Says Lusaka

[The Star]Livestock Development PS Kenneth Lusaka has called for the commercialisation of the agricultural sector. Lusaka said the failure to commercialise the sector has resulted in farmers making huge losses. He called on farmers to seek advise from ...

Lusaka Rugby Challenge Underway

[Times of Zambia]THE rebranded David A.R. Phiri Lusaka Challenge rugby tournament gets underway today with hosts 'Powerhouse' Lusaka aiming to make up for what has been a disappointing season by clinching the title named in honour of its late club pres...

Purge Rampaging Bandits

[Times of Zambia]VIOLENT crime has become endemic in Lusaka and the Copperbelt at the time when priority sectors are posting positive growth in the country's growing economy.

Fertiliser Case Withdrawn

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has allowed the withdrawal of the case in which Neria's Investment dragged the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock to court for allegedly awarding contracts to two firms illegally.

Muteteka Pleads Not Guilty

[Times of Zambia]CHISAMBA Member of Parliament (MP), Moses Muteteka yesterday appeared in a Lusaka Magistrate's Court and pleaded not guilty to theft of a motor vehicle.

Lusaka Killings Rekindle Past Fears

[Times of Zambia]THE recent killings totalling five women now in Lusaka has evoked sad memories of 1980 when 29 young women were strangled after being raped on separate occasions between January and July.

Irrational Behaviour Dents Unza’s Image

[Times of Zambia]STUDENTS at the University of Zambia (UNZA) Great East Road campus in Lusaka have become notorious for their propensity for violence and irrational conduct, an image that has besmirched the reputation of the institution.

Sharon’s Companion Appears On Murder Rap

[Times of Zambia]A COMPANION of murdered Matero Township hair dresser, Sharon Tembo, Clive Lungu yesterday appeared in a Lusaka Magistrate's court on a charge of murder.

Chamba Valley Blast Came From Geyser – Police

[Times of Zambia]POLICE in Lusaka have established that the blast which damaged a house in Chamba Valley belonging to Frank Sichula was caused by an explosion from the geyser.

Unza Students Run Amok

[Times of Zambia]UNIVERSITY of Zambia (UNZA) students in Lusaka on Sunday night ran amok, smashing windscreens of motor vehicles using Great East Road.