Thursday, Sep 29, 2022



Mumbai: Zambian woman held at airport with 3.5 kg of heroin

September 24, 2021 8:23 pm

During the course of the investigation, officials learnt that the woman is a housewife in Zambia and not part of a drug cartel.

Zambian opposition leader Hichilema wins 2021 presidential election

August 16, 2021 8:26 am

The massive win meant Hichilema does not have to contest any second round run-offs after meeting the constitutional 50.1% threshold for an outright winner.

Freedom fighter

June 19, 2021 8:32 am

Kenneth Kaunda was among the last leaders of an age when anti-colonialism forged enduring solidarities

Kenneth Kaunda, patriarch of African independence, is dead at 97

June 18, 2021 1:24 pm

Kenneth Kaunda dominated the politics of his southern African country for a generation, beginning in the mid-1960s. He was an impassioned orator; a former schoolteacher who quoted Lincoln and Gandhi; and a physically striking man.

Zambia's first president Kenneth Kaunda dies at age 97

June 18, 2021 12:20 am

Kaunda’s death was announced Thursday evening by Zambian President Edgar Lungu on his Facebook page. Zambia will have 21 days of national mourning, declared Lungu.

How Zambia is reversing land degradation through gender mainstreaming

February 16, 2021 10:43 pm

As per the ministry, women in Zambia undertake the majority of agricultural work in addition to domestic or reproductive work and have limited control over their labour. Women also provide at least 61 per cent of the labour force to agriculture, it said.

Forty Years Ago: September 15, 1980

September 15, 2020 1:46 am

The President of Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda, hoped that a political solution to the Afghan and Kampuchean issues, would be found with the intensification of efforts by non-aligned countries.

Explained: Why Victoria Falls are down to a trickle

December 09, 2019 6:52 am

The Victoria Falls are one of southern Africa’s biggest tourist attractions, but now one of the worst droughts of the century has reduced its flow to a trickle triggering fears that climate change might destroy a major tourist attraction such as this.