Gulf Times - Zambia
Zambian opposition leader arrested, accused of defaming president

Zambian opposition leader arrested, accused of defaming president

Police arrested the leader of a small Zambian opposition party on Wednesday on charges of defaming President Edgar Lungu by describing the head of state as a dog

Nearly 2,000 Zambian villagers can sue Vedanta in English courts - Supreme Court

Nearly 2,000 Zambian villagers can sue Vedanta in English courts - Supreme Court

Nearly 2,000 Zambian villagers have the right to sue mining company Vedanta in the English courts, the Supreme Court in London said on Wednesday.

Zambia opposition accuse police of shooting during rally

Zambia opposition accuse police of shooting during rally

Zambia's opposition on Saturday accused police of opening fire during a rally, causing the party's leader to fear for his safety as political tensions rattle the country.

Ethiopian Airlines, Zambia to relaunch national airline at cost of $30 million

Ethiopian Airlines, Zambia to relaunch national airline at cost of $30 million

Ethiopian Airlines has signed a shareholding agreement with Zambia's main develoment agency to relaunch the southern African country's flag carrier at an initial cost of $30 million.

Ten killed in collapse at Zambian copper mining dump

Ten killed in collapse at Zambian copper mining dump

Ten people were killed and another 10 injured when a Zambian dump for copper mining waste collapsed on Wednesday, police said.

Zambia asks Cuba to recall ambassador over opposition 'support'

Zambia asks Cuba to recall ambassador over opposition 'support'

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Sunday requested that Cuba recall its ambassador for allegedly expressing support for a new opposition party.

Namibia bans food imports from cholera-hit Zambia

Namibia bans food imports from cholera-hit Zambia

The Namibian government has provisionally banned the import of all perishable food, fish, fruits, unprocessed food and water from neighbouring Zambia, which has been hit by a cholera outbreak ...

Schools closed in Zambia as cholera toll rises to 61

Schools closed in Zambia as cholera toll rises to 61

The start of Zambia's school year has been postponed and all public gatherings banned to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 61 people, officials said Tuesday.

Zambia declares curfew in Lusaka slum struck by cholera

Zambia declares curfew in Lusaka slum struck by cholera

Zambia has declared a curfew in a poor Lusaka township badly affected by a cholera outbreak that has killed 58 people across the country since September, the government said on Sunday.

Zambia deploys army to battle cholera after 41 deaths

Zambia deploys army to battle cholera after 41 deaths

Zambia's president Edgar Lungu has deployed the army to help combat a cholera outbreak that has claimed 41 lives in the capital Lusaka and affected 1,550 more since September.

Tourists taking pictures trampled by elephant in Zambia

Tourists taking pictures trampled by elephant in Zambia

A Dutch and a Belgian tourist were trampled to death by an elephant in Zambia as they got too close to the animal when trying to take pictures, police said on Sunday.

Zambia arrests 3 Chinese for rhino horn trafficking

Zambia arrests 3 Chinese for rhino horn trafficking

Zambian authorities on Sunday said they had arrested three Chinese nationals and two locals found carrying pieces of rhino horn at the border with Mozambique.