COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Republic
Current President: Edgar Lungu
Population: 17,426,623 (2020)
Land Size: 752,614 sq km (290,586 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Tue - Aug 3, 2021: Buffaloes Rampage Towards Cosafa Glory - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[Namibian] TURA Magic Ladies' opponents Green Buffaloes of Zambia are reportedly looking beyond the Cosafa qualifier, towards the CAF Women's Champions League finals.
- Tue - Aug 3, 2021: Remain On Guard Against Covid-19 - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[Times of Zambia] IT is comforting to learn that Zambia has posted the lowest number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) related deaths in this latest wave of the pandemic.
- Mon - Aug 2, 2021: Zambia Goes to Polls Amid Rising Public Debt - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[Nation] The Covid-19 pandemic has only worsened things in Zambia. The pandemic, having sent the global economy into deep recession in 2020, continues to ravage developing nations, and Zambia has been hit hard.
- Mon - Aug 2, 2021: Dismay Over Possibility of Internet Blackout During Zambia's August General Election - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[Daily Maverick] Cellular providers MTN and Airtel cannot promise that they won't shut down services during the Zambian elections.
- Sun - Aug 1, 2021: Youth and Women Manifesto - AllAfrica News: Zambia
[Democracy Works] Within the framework of the Southern Africa Political Parties and Dialogue (SAPP&D) Programme, Democracy Works Foundation (DWF) in Zambia in partnership with the Zambia National Women's Lobby (ZNWL) and the Centre for Young Leaders in Africa (CYLA) embarked on a Youth and Women Manifesto initiative in October last year. The initiative was meant to collate and aggregate the aspirations of the youth and women groups in Zambia on a wide range of development and policy priorities for presentation to politi