May 222014
Zambian Government and IBM to Provide Improved Access to Life Saving Drugs

LUSAKA, Zambia, May 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IBM (NYSE:IBM) ( today announced a collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of Health to provide citizens with improved access to 200 lifesaving drugs. Supported by the World Bank, the Department for International Development, UNICEF and London Business School, Zambia’s Medical Stores Limited (MSL) will deploy a […]

Oct 042013
AfDB approves US $150-million loan to support access to reliable electricity supply in Zambia

TUNIS, Tunisia, October 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) ( approved on Wednesday, October 2 a senior loan of up to US $150 million to finance a 300MW coal-fired power plant as well as the revamping of the Maamba coal mine in Maamba, Zambia. The […]

Aug 102013

UN-WTO Art Discussion Forum in Zambia: call for papers Between the 24-29 August 2013, Zambia and Zimbabwe will co-host the 19th Session of the UN-WTO General Assembly in Livingstone, Zambia. The Shungu Namutitima International Film Festival (SHUNAFFoZ) is hosting a parallel conference and welcoming discussion papers on the fundamental nature and motivations of artistic creative productions, […]

Aug 052013
Westerwelle calls for investigation into Zimbabwe election results

Foreign Minister Westerwelle calls for investigation into Zimbabwe election results BERLIN, Germany, August 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement on the conduct and outcome of the presidential elections in Zimbabwe: Foreign Minister Westerwelle is very critical of the lack of transparency and alleged irregularities in Zimbabwe’s […]

Jul 182013

NEW YORK, July 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Zambian authorities should stop their ongoing harassment of the Zambian Watchdog, a site that reports on alleged government corruption, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police arrested another journalist they accused of contributing to the site, and blocked domestic access to the site for the […]

Jul 162013

EU Backs Drive Against Trafficking and Exploitation of Child Migrants in Zambia GENEVA, Switzerland, July 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The European Commission has contributed EUR 2 million to IOM, UNHCR and UNICEF to support a programme to combat human trafficking and exploitation among some 10,000 child migrants and asylum seekers in Zambia. The […]

Jul 102013

NEW YORK, July 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Zambian authorities should release two journalists who have been detained since early Tuesday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.   Police raided the homes of Clayson Hamasaka and Thomas Zgambo, saying they were looking for drugs and seditious material and accusing them of publishing stories […]

Jun 282013

NEW YORK, June 28, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A private website that documents alleged Zambian government corruption has been blocked in the country since Monday, its editor told CPJ. The Zambian Watchdog’s Lloyd Himaambo has said that the website’s staff believes the authorities are responsible for ordering the blocking.   Internet and mobile service […]

Apr 122013

Li Keqiang Meets with Zambian President Sata, Agreeing to Carry forward the Traditional Friendship and Open up New Prospects of China-Zambia Cooperation BEIJING, China, April 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On April 10, 2013, Premier Li Keqiang met with Zambian President Michael Chilufya Sata at the Great Hall of the People.   Li said […]

Mar 042013

Harper Government Concludes Investment Agreements with Cameroon and Zambia / Protecting Canadian investments in high-growth markets around the world creates jobs, growth and prosperity for Canadians OTTAWA, Canada, March 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, today announced the conclusion of foreign […]

Feb 062013
South Africa : Minelab spearheads revolution in gold detection

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, February 6, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minelab (, the global leader in gold detection technology and hand-held metal detector devices has announced the establishment of a Gold Mining division to support artisanal small scale gold miners and prospectors in Sudan, South Sudan, Zambia, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia and Somalia. The announcement was made […]