From cardiology to tomato grower: An accidental farmer in Zambia

"A labour of love": Zambia's accidental tomato farmer 

Maria Zaloumis went from being a specialised nurse in Australia to a very successful tomato farmer in her native Zambia. She now employs more than 70 people from local communities enabling them…

Inside Melissa Joan Hart's Mission Trip to Zambia (Exclusive)

By Jennifer Drysdale‍

Melissa Joan Hart is making sure that her passion for giving back is passed down to her three sons. 

The actress has maintained a successful Hollywood career for decades, but in between projects, she's all about doing…

The Zambian agri-tech app making farming cool

By Matteo Londardi

Farming is deeply woven into the fabric of Zambia. One company has built an app to help Zambian farmers succeed – and maybe make farming just a little cooler.

In Zambia, where agriculture accounts for 35% of…

Wood-saving cookstoves are helping Zambia cut forest loss

A UNDP-GEF partnership is promoting energy-saving stoves in rural communities in support of the government’s efforts to cut forest loss, clean up cooking, save lives and curb climate change. 

It’s half past midday in Kawama Village in Northwestern Zambia and…

Africa on the Ball receives £15k donation for football in Zambia

By Kirsteen Paterson

EUROMILLIONS winnings are to boost community football in Zambia thanks to a charity donation from lotto winner Colin Weir. 

Weir and former wife Christine netted £161 million when they hit the jackpot in 2011. 

The pair used…

Zambia to standardize construction cost, models of public infrastructure

By Elias Shilanwa 

INTERNATIONAL – The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it will soon come up with standardized models and costing for constructing public infrastructure. 

Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Vincent Mwale said this was aimed at ensuring that…

Zambia committed to revise regulations to attract more investment

By Elias Shilangwa  

INTERNATIONAL –The Zambian government said on Thursday that it was committed to revising the regulatory and policy frameworks in order to make them more responsive towards creating a viable business environment to attract more investment. 

Minister of…

Uganda and Zambia rejects Huawei spying allegations

Uganda has denied allegations it hacked into the encrypted communications of musician-turned-MP Bobi Wine. 

The Wall Street Journal alleges Ugandan officials worked with technicians from telecoms company Huawei to infiltrate the politician's WhatsApp chat group, named Firebase crew after his…

A Journey into the Arts, music and events from around the world

By Jonny Dillon

 

 

Talented creatives from around the world heading to Leicester for the Journeys Festival International Leicester across August 15-30

 

Artists, musicians, creative art leaders and performers from around the world are all coming together to celebrate the seventh…