Zambia said it would restrict entry of travellers from countries affected by the Ebola virus and would ban Zambians from travelling to those countries, in one of the strictest moves yet by a southern African country against the deadly virus.
Facebook is launching a mobile app that gives users in Zambia free access to a handful of online services on mobile phones, broadening an effort to boost Internet usage in underdeveloped countries.
The Internet.org app will offer,
Dubai's national carrier Emirates has underlined its commitment to Zambia and Zimbabwe by making its new Dubai-Lusaka-Harare route a daily service starting from October 1.
The linked service, which currently operates five times a week, has
Emirates SkyCargo has announced plans to bolster its operations on the booming Africa trade route with flights to the capitals of Zambia and Zimbabwe starting from next month.
The freight division of Emirates, one of the fastest growing in
Saudi firm Menafea Holding plans to invest $125 million in a 5,000 hectare farm in north-western Zambia during 2011, where it will grow pineapples and build a factory to produce juice, a board member said.
Khaled Alrajhi said Menafea would
Zambia does not regard leasing farmland to foreign investors as a form of 'colonialism' and is encouraging Gulf countries to invest in its agricultural sector, its finance minister said on Saturday.
Foreign acquisitions of agricult
Indian commercial farmers plan to invest in a new model farm in Zambia, according to the government, which seeks to diversify the economy by promoting agriculture as an alternative to copper and cobalt mining.
Zambia's ministry of fore
A measles outbreak in Malawi has killed 82 people, mostly children, and infected more than 17,000 others, a senior health official said.
Dr Storn Kabuluzi, director of preventive health services in the department of health, said efforts we
Barloworld Logistics Middle East and Asia said it recently closed a deal with mall developer BLB Project/Hightower Properties to fulfill logistics requirements for two mall constructions in Zambia.
Barloworld Logistics is an international
Zambia's largest mobile communication provider, Zain, has increased its subscriber base by about 11 per cent to 3 million in 2009 after investing over $50 million in its network, said its top official.
Managing director David Holliday said