COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Republic
Current President: Edgar Lungu
Population: 15.972 million (2017)
Land Size: 752,614 sq km (290,586 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Thu - Jun 21, 2018: Ten Killed in Mine Accident - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[Zambia Reports] A mine accident at Kitwe's slag dump commonly known as the Black mountain has claimed 10 lives while 7 others have sustained serious injuries.
- Tue - Jun 19, 2018: 50 Zambian Students to Join Utalii College Following Kenyatta - Lungu Talks - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[Capital FM] Nairobi -50 Zambian students will join Kenya Utalii College as part of enhancing bilateral ties between Kenya and Zambia.
- Mon - Jun 18, 2018: Kenyatta Hold Talks With His Zambian Counterpart Lungu - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu at the weekend held bilateral talks focusing on ways to enhance economic and security cooperation between Kenya and the Southern Africa nation.
- Fri - Jun 15, 2018: No More Borrowings - Lungu - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has instructed Ministry of Finance to suspend contraction of fresh debt and limit spending to projects nearing completion, among many crosscutting measures aimed at ensuring debt sustainability and economic stability.
- Wed - Jun 13, 2018: My Dear Zambia - Please Forgive Me - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[Ilizwi263] In this emotive open letter to Dear Zambia, Jera reflects on past and present relations between the two southern African countries.