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Zambia must find a way to balance the economy and public health in tax policy

The burden of noncommunicable diseases is growing rapidly across sub-Saharan Africa. The conditions, which include obesity and diabetes, are now leading causes of premature deaths...

By Mulenga Mary Mukanu 23 Apr 2021

Radisson signs third hotel in Zambia

"We have been present in Zambia for many years and have long recognised the potential of the country. It was essential for us to complement our presence in Zambia with a resort offering in one of Africa's most visited leisure tourism destinations - the Victoria Falls."

14 Apr 2021

Zambian study points to why some mothers don't carry on taking HIV drugs

There are more than living with HIV in Zambia. The primary source of infection is from mother to child during pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding...

By Jerry John Nutor 30 Sep 2020

Why the mining sector is vital to green industry

Back in May 2019, the World Bank launched its Climate-Smart Mining initiative. It was the first fund dedicated to making mining for minerals climate-smart and sustainable...

By Zuneid Yousuf 17 Sep 2020

China's investments in Africa: a fresh lens offers more balanced insights

The rise of China in Africa has triggered an ongoing debate about whether Chinese capital is a barrier that entraps African governments in practices that hinder poverty reduction...

By Simon Manda 25 Mar 2020

Can AfCFTA solve Africa's energy challenge?

This serious shortage of electricity in most African countries creates a need for the introduction of power generation from alternative sources...

By Rodwyn Peterson 22 Nov 2019

Boomtown creates celebration ad for Lafarge

As part of Lafarge Zambia's 70 years celebration, Boomtown created an emotive commercial for online platforms and local television...

16 Oct 2019

Syngenta, Chep cultivate seeds of success in Zambia

Innovative supply-chain solutions have helped a global agribusiness boost efficiency and safety, cut costs and provide a better solution for its customers - the farmers of Zambia...

4 Sep 2019

Digital migration in Zambia delayed

In Zambia, the digital migration could be delayed by alleged cash flow problems of TopStar, the country's technical partner...

2 Sep 2019

African vision of the future of digital creativity

Fak'ugesi African Digital Residency celebrates six years of developing young digital creatives

2 Aug 2019

Azuri Technologies introduces Paygo Solar Satellite TV in Zambia

Azuri, a commercial provider of pay-as-you-go solar home systems has rolled out AzuriTV, a 24-inch solar satellite television and home lighting system in Zambia...

5 Jul 2019

Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia wins 2019 Ashden Award

The Sweden-funded Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia (BGFZ) programme has won the 2019 Ashden Award in the category of Innovative Finance...

4 Jul 2019

Zambia halts construction plans for hydropower dam on Luangwa River

The Zambian government has halted plans to construct a mega hydropower dam across the Luangwa Valley River - one of the longest free flowing rivers in southern Africa...

27 Jun 2019

Radisson Blu forms three-way partnership to enhance sustainable forest management in Zambia

In celebration of World Environment Day on 5 June 2019, Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka held an event to announce a new partnership between Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka, SOS Children's Village and Plant a Million Zambia...

7 Jun 2019

Zambia threatens to liquidate Vedanta's Konkola Copper Mines

Vedanta Resources is seeking at urgent meeting with Zambia president Edgar Lungu ahead of a High Court hearing on Friday to rule on an application to provisionally liquidate Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) which Vedanta controls...

22 May 2019

What young Zambians have to say about making farming more attractive

Agriculture is well placed to provide employment for millions across the African continent...

By Thomas Daum 23 Apr 2019

Netflix inked deal to collaborate on its first African animated original

Netflix has inked a deal to team up with South Africa's Triggerfish Animation Studios and UK distributor CAKE on an African animated action-comedy series...

17 Apr 2019

Sweden-funded clean energy programme benefits 500,000 Zambians

The Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia (BGFZ) has resulted in 100,000 Zambian households having gained access to clean energy...

10 Apr 2019

Paratus boosts computer lab at Zambian school

Paratus Zambia has agreed to refurbish the computer lab at Musonda Community School in Kitwe, Zambia...

10 Oct 2019

Primedia Outdoor and Coca-Cola take creative execution to another level in Zambia

Primedia Outdoor continues to push boundaries in sub-Saharan Africa after recently joining forces with soft drink giant, Coca-Cola...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 23 Apr 2019

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