Zambia

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 04:45:12 GMT
Prolonged Droughts - Need for Water Harvesting
[Times of Zambia] The current devastating drought has put crop production in the southern half of Zambia in limbo which calls for radical policy measures to increase irrigation activities in the country.

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:46:49 GMT
Kabwe's Stolen Breath - Legacy of Lead and the Fight for a Greener Future
[allAfrica] Kabwe, Zambia, once a bustling mining town, now bears the heavy weight of a toxic legacy.

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 07:54:03 GMT
Chisokone Green Market Upgrading Good for Traders
[Times of Zambia] THREE weeks ago, this platform looked at the impasse between traders at Kitwe's Chisokone Market and the local authority.

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 17:42:10 GMT
Why Grants for Women-Run Businesses in Zambia Never Reach Them
[Global Press Journal] Lusaka -- The rural business owners, who often are illiterate, struggle with a national grant program's complex application process -- making them prime targets for scams.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 15:58:29 GMT
Cholera Still Poses Risks in Zambia Despite Decrease in Cases
[People's Dispatch] A deadly cholera outbreak in Zambia continues to endanger lives despite a reduction in confirmed cases. The government and public health authorities need to carry out more public health education programs and improve living condit...

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 11:10:21 GMT
Africa CDC Deploys 500 Community-Based Volunteers to Support Cholera Response in Zambia
[Africa CDC] Lusaka -- Africa CDC, in partnership with the Ministry of Health Zambia, announces the deployment of 500 community-based volunteers (CBVs) across Matero and Kanyama sub-districts in Lusaka, Zambia. This strategic support to the Republic ...

Fri, 09 Feb 2024 22:53:36 GMT
U.S., Zambia, AFC Host Pgi Forum to Strengthen Investment in Lobito Corridor
[State Department] His Excellency Hakainde Hichilema, President of the Republic of Zambia, Amos Hochstein, Senior Advisor to President Biden, and Samaila Zubairu, President and CEO of the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) convened the Partnership for ...

Sat, 10 Feb 2024 11:09:22 GMT
Lobito Corridor - Hoping to Break China's Grip On African Ore
[DW] Central Africa hopes to revive a trade route from colonial times. Europe and the US support the ambitious plans by DR Congo, Angola and Zambia to shore up green energy resources -- and also face up to China's influence.

Mon, 05 Feb 2024 07:16:05 GMT
Zambia, TZ Reaffirm to Facilitate Cargo Transportation
[Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM: TANZANIA and Zambia have expressed commitment to jointly fast-track setting up of a centre within the Kwala Dry Port, in Coast Region, specifically for facilitating transit cargoes destined for the latter.

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 13:28:47 GMT
SADC Heads of State to Hold Extraordinary Summit on Cholera Situation in Region
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -- In some countries in Southern Africa, including Zambia and Zimbabwe, cholera cases are on the rise. In 2023, cholera outbreaks occurred in several Southern African countries, with Malawi experiencing one of the deadliest o...

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 10:00:59 GMT
Zambia Races to Curb Fast-Spreading Cholera Outbreak
[WHO-AFRO] As the cholera outbreak in Zambia continues to expand rapidly, efforts are being stepped up to halt the spread of disease and save lives. A vaccination campaign is currently underway targeting 1.5 million people, including children, health...

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 06:25:49 GMT
Zambia Invites Malawi Women's National Basketball Team
[Nyasa Times] Zambia has invited Malawi for an international women's club championship in March this year.

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