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Remembering Zambia’s air crash tragedy . . . and the passing of the voice of their national game
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Remembering Zambia’s air crash tragedy . . . and the passing of the voice of their national game

Staff Reporter - Apr 28, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE  – By sheer coincidence, fate ensured that Zambia would lose the voice of its national game in the same month the country was plunged…

Zambian under pressure over the arrest of opposition leader
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Zambian under pressure over the arrest of opposition leader

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka - Zambia has once again come under the spotlight from the international community following the arrest and detention of one of the opposition…

Zambia, Malawi sign tax deal
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Zambia, Malawi sign tax deal

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By  Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA – Zambia and Malawi have resolved to harmonise trade barriers that affect trade between the two neighbours through the signing of the Double…

Lacklustre mineral laws costing Zambia dearly
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Lacklustre mineral laws costing Zambia dearly

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka - Zambia, like other countries endowed with mineral resources, is losing an estimated US$1 trillion in revenue annually due to investors harbouring corrupt…

Batoka to boost SADC power supply
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Batoka to boost SADC power supply

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By Rumbidzayi Zinyuke SOUTHERN African countries are set to benefit immensely from the development of the proposed Batoka Gorge Hydro-Electric Scheme (BGHES) which is expected to boost…

Investors shun Zambia’s energy sector . . . Want to know true cost of producing electricity
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Investors shun Zambia’s energy sector . . . Want to know true cost of producing electricity

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA - Mining companies are not ready to invest in the Zambian power sector until its true cost is established to ensure investors make…

Zambezi River Authority spends US$1m projects  in Zimbabwe, Zambia
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Zambezi River Authority spends US$1m projects in Zimbabwe, Zambia

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa Harare - The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) says it has spent over US$1 million on implementing various community development projects in Zimbabwe and Zambia…

Zambia bans trucks, buses at night
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Zambia bans trucks, buses at night

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Lenin Ndebele ON the night of Friday, September 16, a bus carrying 70 people careered off the road after the driver failed to negotiate a curve in…

Zambia, DRC start work on new hydro project
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Zambia, DRC start work on new hydro project

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Tichaona Kurewa VICTORIA FALLS- ZAMBIA’S ZESCO Limited and SNEL of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have started work to construct a new 1,000 megawatt hydro…

When a song tells you that you’re winning
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When a song tells you that you’re winning

Staff Reporter - Aug 22, 2016

By Kelara Khumalo LUSAKA – WHEN Zambia votes, it does so to a soundtrack – and you can usually tell who is winning or losing by the popularity…

Classy Hospitality
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Classy Hospitality

Staff Reporter - Aug 08, 2016

By Mark Musutu Are you visiting Zambia, Lusaka in particular? Are you on the go? If yes, Radisson Blu is the place for you. Especially if your visit…

Border Timbers resumes timber exports to Zambia
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Border Timbers resumes timber exports to Zambia

Staff Reporter - Jul 15, 2016

By Tichaona Kurewa Harare – Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed group, Rift Valley Corporation’s subsidiary, Border Timbers Limited (BTL) has resumed export of treated poles to Zambia, as the company…

ZTA, Ethiopian Airlines partner to promote Zambia
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ZTA, Ethiopian Airlines partner to promote Zambia

Staff Reporter - Jul 06, 2016

The Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) and Ethiopian Airlines have partnered to promote Zambia as an attractive holiday destination of choice among French vacationers. The ZTA-Ethiopian Airlines partnership…

Zambia drafts quality health standards for fruits, vegetables
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Zambia drafts quality health standards for fruits, vegetables

Staff Reporter - Jun 19, 2016

LUSAKA- Zambia has drafted standards on various fruits and vegetables to help promote quality and safe products, its standards agency said last Tuesday. The Zambia Bureau of…

Two burned alive in Zambia anti-foreigner riots
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Two burned alive in Zambia anti-foreigner riots

Staff Reporter - Apr 26, 2016

Lusaka - At least two people have been burned to death in Zambia in riots targeting Rwandan-owned shops over allegations that foreigners were behind a string of…

Zambia allows South African chain store to import GMO foods
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Zambia allows South African chain store to import GMO foods

Staff Reporter - Apr 25, 2016

Lusaka- Authorities in Zambia on Tuesday allowed a South African chain store to start importing foodstuffs containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) despite the country maintaining a moratorium…

Batoka Gorge power project finally starts
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Batoka Gorge power project finally starts

Staff Reporter - Apr 21, 2016

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - The governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe are next year set to kick-start the construction of the huge Batoka Gorge Dam hydropower power…

Nam, Zambia, Zim against EU wildlife trophy ban . . . Yet Botswana government welcomes the move
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Nam, Zambia, Zim against EU wildlife trophy ban . . . Yet Botswana government welcomes the move

Staff Reporter - Apr 19, 2016

By Lahja Nashuuta & Mpho Tebele Windhoek/Gaborone– Governments of Namibia and Zimbabwe have voiced their concern against the European Union (EU) Parliament’s proposed wholesale ban of importation of…

Zambia, Bots Kazungula Bridge takes shape
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Zambia, Bots Kazungula Bridge takes shape

Staff Reporter - Apr 14, 2016

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone - Phase one of the construction of the Kazungula 923-metre-long permanent rail and road bridge between Zambia and Botswana is nearing completion with the…

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US$294 million for Kariba rehabilitation

Staff Reporter - Apr 13, 2016

Lovemore Ranga Mataire recently in Kariba Rehabilitation works at Lake Kariba, which produces 40 percent of the SADC region’s electricity, are set to commence next year after…