Zambia has received $286 million for from the Indian government meant to improve infrastructure and decongest the capital Lusaka.
The use of information and communication technology (ICT) is considered one of the key elements to significantly improve the administration of justice. The rapid development of technology has opened up new opportunities that were unthinkable years ago.
The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved two International Development Association (IDA)* credits for Zambia.
Ecobank Zambia has embarked on a strategic plan to focus on growing its business through innovation and technology as it moves towards embracing the digital platform as the next banking frontier.
The International Monetary Fund mission to Zambia has completed its assessment of the country’s economy noting that its pace remains sluggish with strained public finance making it hard to qualify for lending.
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, has announced a realignment of its regional structure which will see an increase in its on-the-ground presence in Africa,
[Column] Kevin Avila: The Role of VSAT in Supporting NGOs during Disasters in Africa (Part 2): Zambia and Cape Verde
Emergency telecommunications play a critical role in the immediate aftermath of disasters by ensuring the timely flow of vital information that is much needed by government agencies and other humanitarian actors involved in rescue operations and providing medical assistance to the injured.
iWayAfrica Zambia has announced the launch of its fibre to the premises offer to business and consumers. This
Proflight Zambia, Zambia’s leading scheduled airline, is targeting June 28 for the launch its new route to Mbala.
Continued investment and innovation in the tourism sector are the keys to improving competitiveness and putting Zambia firmly on the tourism destination map, according to Proflight Zambia Company Secretary Chitalu Kabalika.
Ericsson has extended its partnership with Airtel Zambia, headquartered in Lusaka, Zambia, with a new contract covering the transformation of Airtel's radio access network (RAN) infrastructure in every major region of Zambia.
President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has reiterated the institution’s support to Zambia, especially the energy sector. He mentioned that reforms in the sector were critical to boost the country’s economy.
UNDP’s Programme on Climate Information for Resilient Development in Africa (CIRDA) is inviting software developers, mobile application gurus and innovation specialists to Livingstone, Zambia from March 15-17 to participate in the Climate Action Hackathon.
This research service on renewable energy (RE) power development opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) provides market drivers and restraints, overview of RE support policies prevalent in the region
AgDevCo, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, recently announced a $15.4 million plan to boost the incomes of smallholder farmers in Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia writes SAM OKWAKOL.
Emirates is set to enhance its on-board experience and increase capacity on its Zambia and Zimbabwe route with the deployment of a larger Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from 1 February 2016.
At their regular meetings on Wednesday, 4 November 2015, the Boards of Directors of the African development Bank (AfDB) approved three loans totaling US$ 94 million to finance a Cashew Infrastructure Development Project in Zambia
Airtel customers can now enjoy flat and affordable rates for its customers travelling across Airtel’s Africa countries, after the introduction of “One Airtel.”
ZESCO will next month finalise all the power purchasing related agreements with EMCO Energy Zambia which will develop a 600 megawatts (MW) power station in Sinazongwe of Southern Province.
Amref Health Africa, in partnership with its donors and sponsors, will invest a further $2.4million in maternal and child health programmes in Africa.
AGCO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, reports that a new joint venture company formed between south Africa’s Barloworld and Germany’s baywa has been appointed as its national distributor for Zambia.
fastjet, Africa’s low-cost airline, took delivery of its first owned aircraft on 25 September 2015. The intent to purchase this aircraft, the sixth aircraft in the fastjet fleet, was announced on 26 August 2015 and the agreement was signed on 23 September 2015.
India’s Bharti Airtel has entered into a partnership agreement with Econet-owned Liquid Telecom to use the latter’s terrestrial fibre network to connect its mobile base stations and enterprises.
Proflight Zambia will start direct flights to Durban from next month, linking Lusaka to the home of Africa’s busiest port and one of its most popular tourist destinations.
fastjet, Africa’s low-cost airline, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the purchase of an Airbus A319 aircraft (the Aircraft).
Zambian President, Edgar Lungu has lauded the business ingenuity of the President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote saying his business expansion across Africa is worthy of emulation by African businessmen in the task of continental development.
MTN Zambia has launched a service called Spaka. Chief sales and distribution officer Amon Jere said Spaka is a bundled offering comprising data, voice minutes and unlimited SMS
This week marks the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Internet.org app in its first country, Zambia.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a US $193-million Bank loan and a US$ 50-million loan from Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), to support the rehabilitation of the Chinsali-Nakonde road, a section of the North-South Corridor in Zambia, connecting Tanzania.
Dignitaries including representatives of the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Tourism, the Zambia Tourism Board and the Zambia Civil Aviation Authority joined passengers on the inaugural flight to celebrate the new service.
Zimbabwe and Zambia are currently in talks to address the challenges of doing business between the two countries amid rising trade levels between the neighbours.
ECA Executive Secretary Carlos Lopes held talks with Zambian Republican President Edgar Lungu during his two-day state visit to Zambia.
Representatives from nine southern and central African countries are gathered in Lusaka for a two-day seminar, on 17 and 18 June; its aim is to promote adherence to the Convention on Cluster Munitions
Proflight Zambia has teamed up with MTN Zambia to offer customers an additional payment solution when buying tickets.
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Approves Trade Finance Transactions to Companies in Africa and Latin America
TriLinc Global Impact Fund reported that it has recently approved $6.0 million in trade finance transactions to companies in South Africa, Zambia and Argentina.
Barclays Bank Zambia Plc has announced its recent winning of three awards during the just ended Copperbelt Mining, Agriculture and Commercial Show that was held in Kitwe.
A senior World Bank official said on Tuesday that the financial institution was ready to partner with authorities in Zambia to end teen pregnancies and child marriages among adolescent girls in the southern African nation.
CEC Liquid Telecom today announced the expansion of its business in Zambia following the full acquisition of Realtime, the second largest Internet Service Provider in Zambia.
The wonders of Zambia’s largest national park – Kafue – will be more accessible thanks to the new route being launched by Proflight Zambia from July 1.
Proflight Zambia has completed the first step towards gaining the top safety accreditation standard in the international aviation industry.
African Ministers of Energy from Ghana and Zambia are amongst the attendees at the Norway – Africa Energy Summit organized by Norfund and the Norwegian-African Business Association (NABA).
President of the Republic of Zambia H.E. Edgar Lungu met with Huawei Senior Vice President Mr. Dafeng Li during the visit in Shenzhen, and had a discussion about Zambian Information and Communications Technologies development in the meeting.
Proflight Zambia is reintroducing its popular 50-seater Jubilee jet aircraft on domestic routes from the beginning of next month.
Proflight Zambia and RwandAir have signed a codeshare agreement on the Lusaka-Johannesburg route with RwandAir as the operating carrier and Proflight Zambia as the marketing carrier.
Dangote Industries says the USD400 million cement plant in Masaiti district on the Copperbelt will be commissioned by the end this month.
CEC Liquid Telecommunications Limited launches Fibroniks, its Fibre To The Home service over which homes and businesses of all sizes can access superfast broadband with unlimited data packages.
The Sub-Saharan Regional Pipeline Corporation, Ltd. (SSRPC) recently selected Louis Berger to provide $7.6 million in consultancy services for the rehabilitation of National Road N303 in Mozambique. SSRPC is investing $350 million to transform an approximately 350-kilometer-long narrow and unpaved carriageway into a modern road that crosses the Tete province and ends at the Zambezi River, where Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe have a common border.
Three innovative, award-winning projects from Africa were highlighted at a global event on February 19, 2015, which was broadcast live from World Bank Group headquarters in Washington, D.C. The projects show how agriculture, nutrition and food security goals can be achieved in a single development program.
UNICEF and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, have entered a partnership agreement to expand their collaboration across 17 countries in Africa. The partnership aims at improving Africa’s population access to health and education-related information whilst pushing forward various innovative projects supported by UNICEF.
Proflight Zambia and South Africa Airways (SAA) have signed an interline agreement that will enable passengers to travel easily across the networks of both airlines with a single booking.
Paying for air tickets just got easier thanks to a new agreement unveiled this week between Proflight Zambia and mobile money transfer company, Zoona.
Proflight Zambia has welcomed the removal of 5 per cent customs duty on aviation fuel and passed this on to passengers by cutting fares across the board.
Liquid Telecom Zambia has announced that it is building a new fibre link between Lusaka and Victoria Falls in Livingstone that will provide both retail and wholesale customers with the most reliable, high-speed broadband connectivity in Southern Zambia.
fastjet, Africa's low-cost airline, is pleased to announce that fastjet Zambia Ltd has received confirmation from the Zambian Civil Aviation Authority that it has successfully completed the critical 'Phase 1' of its application for an Air Operating Certificate (AOC).
Standard Chartered Bank has been named 'Best Bank in Zambia' by three awarding bodies
THE European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided K33.75 million to Madison Finance Company Limited (Mfinance) for the growth of the micro and small business enterprises across the country.
Proflight Zambia has recently achieved silver status under the internationally recognised Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) audit system, confirming its status as a world-class airline.
Experts have recommended the formalization of the Zambia-Malawi-Mozambique Growth Triangle (ZMM-GT) by member States in the participating region. This was contained in an outcome statement of a two day review meeting held in Maputo, Mozambique from 8-9th December to discuss a way forward for the near defunct initiative.
Bharti Airtel today announced agreements under which IHS will aqquire over 1100 telecom towers accross Zambia and Rwanda. In terms of the agreements Airtel will sell and lease back the 1100 from IHS in Zambia and Rwanda under a 10-year renewable contract
MTN Zambia have unveiled an improved three-year sponsorship package with the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) where Football House will earn $1.5 million (about K9.6 million) annually in 2015 and 2016.
Visa Nigeria has released the second annual Visa Africa Integration Index that measures the degree of economic integration within key trade corridors of sub-Saharan Africa, namely West Africa, East Africa and Southern Africa.
Liquid Telecom has unveiled its progress in laying Fibre To The Home over which it is providing homes and small businesses with unlimited data packages and 100Mbps, the fastest broadband ever available in Africa.
Muvi TV, Zambia’s leading commercial broadcaster and one of Africa’s fastest-growing satellite TV platforms, is poised for a new phase of expansion. The company has renewed and expanded its satellite capacity requirements from Stellar, a leading German play-out centre and satellite uplink facility, that leases high-power capacity on the EUTELSAT 7B satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) to broadcast Muvi TV to Zambia and neighbouring countries.
Proflight Zambia has launched a new route to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) enabling business people and traders to travel easily between the mining centres of Ndola and Lubumbashi.
To achieve its mandate of expanding intra- and extra-African trade, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is holding a series of back-to-back training ...