Zambia: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 9:19 pm
Headquartered in Mauritius, Liquid Telecom claims to be the leading Pan-African fiber network on the continent, stretching more than 8,000 miles.
Makula Dunbar, 4:46 pm
Research that benchmarks African private equity against the global market for the first time shows the industry is far maturer than analysts had previously thought.
Makula Dunbar, 3:34 pm
Government has observed that less than 10 companies in the gemstone sector are operational despite issuing in excess of 400 mining licenses.
Dana Sanchez, 8:12 pm
The proposal is for African countries to charge a $2 tax on hotel rooms in Africa and a $5 or $10 tax on flights to and from African countries. The funds would be channeled to the African Union.
Dana Sanchez, 3:26 pm
Awards will be given to 117 companies, organisations and destinations including Africa’s leading low-cost airline, spa resort, destination, boutique hotel brand, golf resort, business hotel, green hotel, safari lodge and beach destination.
Makula Dunbar, 12:59 pm
The public chorus to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030 now includes U.S. President Barack Obama, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Bono. The backdrop is extremely promising since the developing world has already cut the share of people living in absolute poverty.
Makula Dunbar, 4:52 pm
The World Bank has given the Zambian Government about US$35 million for a pilot resilient climate change project in Western Province.
Dana Sanchez, 2:01 pm
Three African countries made the top 10 list of most friendly to tourists. The majority of the African countries made the top half of the global rankings in this category.
Makula Dunbar, 3:15 pm
Ireland has pledged more than KR8,900,000 towards the joint programme between the Zambian Government and the United Nations (UN) on gender-based violence (GBV) which will be provided over a four-year period.
Dana Sanchez, 9:42 pm
Xenophobic tendencies displayed by Zimbabweans and South Africans are an obstacle to trade and economic integration, an analyst says.
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