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:
- Mon - Aug 20, 2018: Analyst Says Opposition's Biti Was Refused Asylum as Payback for Interference - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[New Zimbabwe] EARLIER this month opposition MDC Alliance principal Tendai Biti fled to Zambia where he sought political asylum in the deadly aftermath of the July 30 elections.
- Fri - Aug 17, 2018: Angola and Zambia Sign Visa Waiver Agreement - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan and Zambian held this Thursday the symbolic launch of the visa-free agreement in ordinary passports, in a simultaneous act in both countries.
- Fri - Aug 17, 2018: Visa Waiver Opens Border Between Angola and Zambia - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan and Zambian citizens can cross the common border from Thursday, without producing any entry visa, previously granted by the immigration authorities.
- Thu - Aug 16, 2018: Mbabane Swallows in Sink or Swim Battle - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[CAF] It is either sink or swim for Mbabane Swallows when they come face to face with the possible exit reality against visiting Zambia campaigners Zesco United in a Day Five clash at Mavuso Sports Centre on Saturday.
- Thu - Aug 16, 2018: Govt Seeks U.S.$22 Million in Tax On Internet Calls - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[East African] Zambia expects to raise $22 million annually in new tax on internet phone calls. The cabinet approved Monday a 30 ngwee (0.3 kwacha; $0.03) daily tariff charged on online phone calls.