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Zambia, officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked, or more recently referred to as land connected, country at the crossroads of Central, Southern and East Africa. Its neighbours are the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique to the southeast, Zimbabwe and Botswana to the south, Namibia to the southwest, and Angola to the west. The capital city of Zambia is Lusaka, located in the south-central part of Zambia. The population is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copperbelt Province to the north, the core economic hubs of the country.

 

Pesticides usage amid increased rainfall:

FIFTY-ONE years ago, the world came together for the Stockholm Conference. It marked the beginning of the environmental movement on a global scale.Five decades later, our reliance on this beautiful blue planet, and the stresses we place upon it, are more evident than ever.According to latest available data, what humanity is currently consuming from mother […]

India offers Zambia 400MW solar power

By CHUSA SICHONE – INDIA has offered 400 megawatts (MW) of solar power to Zambia under the International Solar Alliance (ISA) arrangement, High Commissioner to Zambia Ashok Kumar has disclosed.

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Sort out Evarine’s mess!

IT is very regrettable that a talented star like Evarine Katongo can be inactive for over six months due to controversy between the player and her club, and somewhat, to some extent, her handlers.It is very sad that a player can stay inactive from her club since July when she helped Zambia win bronze at […]

‘Assist Zambia restructure its debt’

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Ndola District Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NDCCI) has called on development partners to urgently assist Zambia in its debt restructuring in order to sustain the ongoing economic stabilisation.

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Enhanced CDF guidelines cheers contractors

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Zambia Association of Citizen Contractors (ZACCO) says the enhanced Constituency Development Fund (CDF) guidelines will create business opportunities for emerging contractors.

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33 councils’ tax collection agency renewed – ZRA

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has announced the renewal of tax collection agency for 33 local authorities countrywide following the expiry of the initial contracts.

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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 Boss’ Historic Trip to Zambia

[Times of Zambia] INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has been in Zambia since Sunday on her official visit under the theme, "Building a more resilient and inclusive future in Sub-Saharan Africa".

Yellen Stresses U.S. Commitment to Alleviate World Hunger

[VOA] Lusaka, Zambia -- On the final day of her visit to Zambia, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen discussed climate-resilient food production and the global fallout from Russia's war on Ukraine.

Yellen in Zambia to Discuss Debt to China, Public Health

[VOA] U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is in Zambia on the second leg of her African tour, a stop aimed at promoting American investment and ties while she's in a capital city that is visibly dominated by Chinese dollars.

Nkhoma is new body builders boss

By ELIAS CHIPEPO – NEWLY elected Zambia Body Building and Fitness Federation (ZBBFF) president Jackson Nkhoma has promised to make the sport popular after defeating incumbent Cornelius Chanda during the elective annual general meeting at the wee...

ZRA embarks on rebranding

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has embarked on a rebranding drive to include a human face as it collects revenue on behalf of the Government.ZRA Commissioner General Digani Banda says becoming a socially responsible institution is critical for ZRA to gain public acceptability thereby making tax collection easier. Read more

‘Don’t transfer civil servants based on witchcraft claims’

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE National Union of Public and Private Educators of Zambia (NUPPEZ) says the Government should not transfer civil servants posted to the country’s rural areas based on witchcraft claims.

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