Scrap Metal Art King from Zambia

BY Paula Froelich 

Meet Frederick Phiri: the Zambian welder who turns scrap metal into stunning works of art

It is not often you meet someone who can turn scrap metal into luxury sculptures. Yet in the small town of Mfuwe…

Rugby: Bhubesi Pride Foundation concludes 2019 Zambia Tour

The Bhubesi Pride Foundation has concluded a successful 2019 tour of Kabwe in Zambia. The coaches who arrived in the former mining town on Sunday 4th August hit the ground running by conducting an orientation tour of participating schools in…

USTDA supports large wind, solar, battery hybrid in Zambia

August 12 (Renewables Now) - The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on Friday awarded a grant to a Zambian energy solutions firm to finance a feasibility study for a 150-MW wind-plus-solar-plus-battery project. 

The idea is to evaluate the optimal…

VOTE! Mampi and Robert'o for the AFRIMMA 2019 Awards

As the year draws to a close, we anticipate one of the biggest African music awards in the diaspora, the African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA). Set to hold in Dallas on October 26 and 27, AFRIMMA just announced their 2019…

Zambia to prohibit expiry dates on internet bundles

Zambian lawmakers have passed a motion in parliament that prevents ISPs from prescribing expiry dates on internet bundles purchased by customers. 

Lawmakers said enforcing expiry dates amounts to stealing from subscribers because expired bundles benefit service providers rather than end…

Is Lusaka headed for a mall apocalypse?

By Changwe Kabwe 
It’s another quarter and so another shopping mall is expected to open in Lusaka. 

In the second quarter of 2019, the elegant Novarre Pinnacle opened in Woodlands area at the corner of Chindo and Mutende roads. 

This…

Zambia Postpones New Sales Tax Again After Inflation Surges

By 

Matthew Hill and Taonga Clifford Mitimingi 

2 August 2019, 13:41 BST

 

Zambia for the third time this year deferred plans to introduce a new sales tax that’s stoked fears of pushing up inflation which is already near a three-year…