Latest News for: Zambia capital


Incredible transnational journey of three sisters to forge a dynasty

The Telegraph India 26 Jun 2022
The sisters reach the Great East Road, the heavily travelled main artery that connects Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, to Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi ... A few miles from the border junction of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Zambia, the dogs once again confront and ford the Luangwa River.

IMF calls for quick agreement between Zambia, creditors on debt restructuring

Beijing News 16 Jun 2022
In remarks delivered at a joint press briefing following talks with finance ministry officials in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, the IMF official said the international lender was encouraged by the engagement done so far between Zambia and its creditors and expressed confidence ...

Zambia, DRC seal fresh deals for new hydropower plant

Anadolu Agency 14 Jun 2022
Making the announcement in the capital Lusaka, Zambia's state electricity company Zesco said the deals had not been implemented when they were initially signed in 2015 for the construction of the facility to be located on the two countries' mutual border for 1,188 megawatts (MW) ...

Africans abroad: Living the dream — in South Africa

Mail Guardian South Africa 02 Jun 2022
At first, they looked at Europe. The more they looked, the more they realised that Europe wasn’t for them ... But, after graduating from high school in 1997, he was able to attend Copperbelt University in Zambia’s mining capital of Kitwe, thanks to a bursary from the Zambian government and support from his older siblings ... I had to find a job.

Irish Embassy in Mexico gets almost €110,000 to buy armoured car for staff amid fears of narco-terrorism

Irish Independent 31 May 2022
... Toyota Landcruisers for the mission in Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi, and €28,198 for a Toyota Rav in Lusaka, Zambia.In an information note, the department said that their international staff undertook a significant amount of travel in carrying out their roles.They said.

UN welcomes Zambia's pledge to abolish death penalty

Beijing News 29 May 2022
While Zambia has maintained a moratorium on capital punishment since 1997, when executions last took place, Magango said that formal abolition in law would be a major step forward for human rights in the country. Zambia would also join the growing consensus worldwide for the universal abolition of the death penalty.

Rights office welcomes Zambia's pledge to abolish the death penalty

Beijing News 28 May 2022
Zambia's plan to abolish the death penalty adds to the growing global chorus against the practice, the UN Human Rights Office, OHCHR, said on Friday in welcoming the decision ... While Zambia has maintained a moratorium on capital punishment since 1997, when executions last took place, Mr.

Billionaire’s seized mines pose quandary for new Zambian leader

Mining Dot Com 27 May 2022
“The situation remains that people are very negative about Vedanta,” Bizek Phiri, a history professor at the University of Zambia in Lusaka, the capital, said by phone ... The metal accounts for more than 75% of Zambia’s export earnings ... Developments are being closely watched by businesses and Zambia’s trading partners alike.

Ransomware Attackers Get Short Shrift From Zambian Central Bank

Slashdot 18 May 2022
"All of our core systems are still up and running," Greg Nsofu, information and communications technology director at the Bank of Zambia, told reporters in Lusaka, the capital.

New Chinese ambassador presents Letter of Credence to Zambian president

People Daily 13 May 2022
LUSAKA, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Du Xiaohui, the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Zambia, presented the Letter of Credence to Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema in Lusaka, capital of Zambia on Thursday ... Du said that it is a great honor and responsibility to be posted to Zambia.

Once-forsaken copper country is back in the spotlight

Mining Dot Com 13 May 2022
First Quantum Minerals finally approved a billion-dollar expansion in Zambia, while Barrick Gold Corp., which considered selling its Zambian mine and is an outspoken critic of the Congolese government, is hunting for new projects in both countries. Anglo American announced a new joint venture in Zambia on Thursday.

Higher prices, demand revs up copper mining in Africa

Mail Guardian South Africa 13 May 2022
High global copper prices and rising demand are reigniting investment in exploration in Africa’s copper hotspots, with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Zambia attracting significant capital funding and producers looking for revival in places such as Uganda, where copper mining had collapsed.

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