Zambia

Country Zambia
Capital Lusaka
Continent Africa
Currency Zambian kwacha(ZMW)
Languages English, Bemba, Tonga, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Kaonde, Nyanja & Chewa

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Introduction

The territory of Northern Rhodesia was administered by the [British] South Africa Company from 1891 until it was taken over by the UK in 1923. During the 1920s and 1930s, advances in mining spurred development and immigration. The name was changed to Zambia upon independence in 1964. In the 1980s and 1990s, declining copper prices and a prolonged drought hurt the economy. Elections in 1991 brought an end to one-party rule, but the subsequent vote in 1996 saw blatant harassment of opposition parties. The election in 2001 was marked by administrative problems with three parties filing a legal petition challenging the election of ruling party candidate Levy MWANAWASA. The new president launched an anticorruption investigation in 2002 to probe high-level corruption during the previous administration. In 2006-07, this task force successfully prosecuted four cases, including a landmark civil case in the UK in which former President CHILUBA and numerous others were found liable for USD 41 million. MWANAWASA was reelected in 2006 in an election that was deemed free and fair. Upon his abrupt death in August 2008, he was succeeded by his Vice President Rupiah BANDA, who subsequently won a special presidential election in October 2008.

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UNDP calls for recognition of gay rights Zambia - diggers.newsUNDP calls for recognition of gay rights Zambia  diggers.news

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Letter from Africa: In search of Zambia's glam rockers - BBC NewsLetter from Africa: In search of Zambia's glam rockers  BBC News

The Impact of Quality Seed on Agriculture Industry in Zambia - themastonline.comThe Impact of Quality Seed on Agriculture Industry in Zambia  themastonline.com

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US recalls ambassador to Zambia after gay rights row - BBC NewsUS recalls ambassador to Zambia after gay rights row  BBC News

Zambia: Floods Threatening Zambia Food Security - AllAfrica - Top Africa NewsZambia: Floods Threatening Zambia Food Security  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

New year, new future for girls in rural Zambia - Cambridge NetworkNew year, new future for girls in rural Zambia  Cambridge Network

Andyford says Zambia is in need of leadership change - themastonline.comAndyford says Zambia is in need of leadership change  themastonline.com

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PF candidate for Chilubi resorts to insulting women - Zambian WatchdogPF candidate for Chilubi resorts to insulting women  Zambian Watchdog

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Selective giving of NRC is discriminatory & abuse of power - Zambian WatchdogSelective giving of NRC is discriminatory & abuse of power  Zambian Watchdog

Forbes lists Zambia in top 7 tourist destinations in 2020 - themastonline.comForbes lists Zambia in top 7 tourist destinations in 2020  themastonline.com

MISA asks ZNBC to emulate Diggers Zambia - diggers.newsMISA asks ZNBC to emulate Diggers Zambia  diggers.news

Chitalu Chilufya taken to ACC corruption again - Zambian WatchdogChitalu Chilufya taken to ACC corruption again  Zambian Watchdog

Ndulo has lost touch with Zambian laws Ngulube - diggers.newsNdulo has lost touch with Zambian laws Ngulube  diggers.news

Zambian Bishops concerned about hunger crisis in the country - Vatican NewsZambian Bishops concerned about hunger crisis in the country  Vatican News

Zambia plans to compel copper miners to account for gold - Reuters UKZambia plans to compel copper miners to account for gold  Reuters UK

Zambia will overcome all setbacks Lungu Zambia - diggers.newsZambia will overcome all setbacks Lungu Zambia  diggers.news

Police only work for political events - Zambian WatchdogPolice only work for political events  Zambian Watchdog

The aspiring neurologists trying to slow Zambia's stroke epidemic - Quartz AfricaThe aspiring neurologists trying to slow Zambia's stroke epidemic  Quartz Africa

Class of 2019: Zambians who gravely disappointed last year - diggers.newsClass of 2019: Zambians who gravely disappointed last year  diggers.news

Exclusive: Canada's First Quantum weighs $1 billion Zambian copper mine expansion - document - ReutersExclusive: Canada's First Quantum weighs $1 billion Zambian copper mine expansion - document  Reuters

US Takes Shenanigans From Zambia Lying Down - White House ChronicleUS Takes Shenanigans From Zambia Lying Down  White House Chronicle

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Cash in on cashew - Zambia Daily MailCash in on cashew  Zambia Daily Mail

'This man swindled me' - Zambian Watchdog'This man swindled me'  Zambian Watchdog

US ambassador to Zambia who defended gay couple recalled - Washington BladeUS ambassador to Zambia who defended gay couple recalled  Washington Blade

U.S. to Withdraw Ambassador to Zambia After Gay Rights Dispute - BloombergU.S. to Withdraw Ambassador to Zambia After Gay Rights Dispute  Bloomberg

US Recalls Ambassador To Zambia - NPRUS Recalls Ambassador To Zambia  NPR

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Zesco slump to another Zambia Super League loss - SuperSportZesco slump to another Zambia Super League loss  SuperSport

Basetsana coach Baloyi refusing to get carried away despite winning in Zambia - Goal.comBasetsana coach Baloyi refusing to get carried away despite winning in Zambia  Goal.com

Floods can be overcome - Zambia Daily MailFloods can be overcome  Zambia Daily Mail

PF spokesman Mwanza's lies exposed - Zambian WatchdogPF spokesman Mwanza's lies exposed  Zambian Watchdog

Zambia to improve UK trade ties - MENAFN.COMZambia to improve UK trade ties  MENAFN.COM

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Malawi Learns From Zambia On Quality Education - AllAfrica.comMalawi Learns From Zambia On Quality Education  AllAfrica.com

Maid admits poisoning boss' breakfast Zambia - diggers.newsMaid admits poisoning boss' breakfast Zambia  diggers.news

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Govt upbeat of improved mining sector performance in 2020 - diggers.newsGovt upbeat of improved mining sector performance in 2020  diggers.news

Govt Introduces Curfews in Chingola to Curb Killings - Zambia ReportsGovt Introduces Curfews in Chingola to Curb Killings  Zambia Reports

PF and ECZ to increase number of MPs to 26 in Lusaka - Zambian WatchdogPF and ECZ to increase number of MPs to 26 in Lusaka  Zambian Watchdog

Chipimo says jailing young people over drugs not solution - Zambian WatchdogChipimo says jailing young people over drugs not solution  Zambian Watchdog

January 2020 Zambia - diggers.newsJanuary 2020 Zambia  diggers.news

Kasumbalesa residents being starved - Zambian WatchdogKasumbalesa residents being starved  Zambian Watchdog

Zambia, Ukraine, Egypt! (Plus Us.) - National ReviewZambia, Ukraine, Egypt! (Plus Us.)  National Review

Class of 2019: Zambians who inspired last year Zambia - diggers.newsClass of 2019: Zambians who inspired last year Zambia  diggers.news

CUTS bemoans MTN's expensive non-expiry bundles Zambia - diggers.newsCUTS bemoans MTN's expensive non-expiry bundles Zambia  diggers.news

Farewell Amb Foote, You're our 2019 hero Zambia - diggers.newsFarewell Amb Foote, You're our 2019 hero Zambia  diggers.news

State Department 'dismayed' at Zambia for 'requiring' ouster of ambassador who supports gay rights - Daily MailState Department 'dismayed' at Zambia for 'requiring' ouster of ambassador who supports gay rights  Daily Mail

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Chipimo' son jailed 9 months over drugs - Zambian WatchdogChipimo' son jailed 9 months over drugs  Zambian Watchdog

MAILBOX: Let's Help Emmanuel Mayuka! - Zambia ReportsMAILBOX: Let's Help Emmanuel Mayuka!  Zambia Reports

Play fair in Chilubi, ECZ urges political parties - diggers.newsPlay fair in Chilubi, ECZ urges political parties  diggers.news

No Storm Lasts Forever! - Zambia ReportsNo Storm Lasts Forever!  Zambia Reports

2020 will be tougher for Zambians Mpombo Zambia - diggers.news2020 will be tougher for Zambians Mpombo Zambia  diggers.news

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Give FIC powers to prosecute, ZICA submits to Parley committee - diggers.newsGive FIC powers to prosecute, ZICA submits to Parley committee  diggers.news

Zambia signs MoU with Asahi City ahead of 2020 Olympic Games - themastonline.comZambia signs MoU with Asahi City ahead of 2020 Olympic Games  themastonline.com

Millions face starvation in Zimbabwe and Zambia - Independent Catholic NewsMillions face starvation in Zimbabwe and Zambia  Independent Catholic News

Man In John Laing Defiles His Neighbour's Children - Zambia ReportsMan In John Laing Defiles His Neighbour's Children  Zambia Reports

Zambia Army Granted Civil Authority To Construct Market Shelters In Ndola - Zambia ReportsZambia Army Granted Civil Authority To Construct Market Shelters In Ndola  Zambia Reports

Zambian leader reaffirms commitment to grow small, medium enterprises - cgtn.comZambian leader reaffirms commitment to grow small, medium enterprises  cgtn.com

'PF govt treats citizens like dogs' - Zambian Watchdog'PF govt treats citizens like dogs'  Zambian Watchdog

Zambia's Funding Drive for SMEs - Africa.comZambia's Funding Drive for SMEs  Africa.com

Ex-OP official challenges dismissal in High Court - diggers.newsEx-OP official challenges dismissal in High Court  diggers.news

5 Zambian startups selected for FinTech4U accelerator - Disrupt Africa5 Zambian startups selected for FinTech4U accelerator  Disrupt Africa

Zambia shuts down three universities for violations - Africa TimesZambia shuts down three universities for violations  Africa Times

Cops at Football House - Zambia Daily MailCops at Football House  Zambia Daily Mail