More than 12 000 people fleeing violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo have poured into Zambia this year, the United Nations said on Friday, warning that aid operations there were "hugely underfunded".
The United Nations on Tuesday said thousands of people have fled violence in Democratic Republic of Congo in the past month and are now seeking refuge in Zambia.
Zambia has awarded a Chinese firm a $1.2 billion contract to expand part of a key road linking Zambia to the Democratic Republic of Congo and southern African neighbors, President Edgar Lungu said on Friday.
Zambia’s government has backed down on an earlier announced compulsory HIV/AIDS testing policy by its President Edgar Lungu. The government is withdrawing the policy due to huge uproar from citizens and rights groups, according to the…
The Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema who has been in detention for months on the charge of treason has been freed and treason charges against him have also been dropped.
The Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema who has been in detention for months on the charge of treason has been set free after the government dropped the charges.
The President of Zambia, Edgar Lungu has announced that testing for HIV is now compulsory in the country. According to Mr. Lungu testing, counselling and treatment for HIV which used to be voluntary is now a must for every citizen as the…
Zambia plans to drop treason charges against the country's main opposition leader and free him from prison on Monday under a deal brokered by the Commonwealth secretary-general, government and legal sources told Reuters.
Police in Zambia freed an opposition leader on Thursday after holding him in detention for a week on accusations of defaming President Edgar Lungu, an offence that carries a maximum five-year prison term.
Police arrested a Zambian opposition leader on Thursday and said he would be charged with defaming President Edgar Lungu, an offence that carries a maximum five-year prison term.