Locals in Northwestern Province certainly aren’t strangers to honey farming, where this ancient practice has been a form of livelihood for many decades. But, over the years, as demand for Zambian honey has grown almost as rapidly as deforestation,...
Optimism about the future of Zambia’s mining industry came face to face with pragmatism and a healthy sense of the sector’s challenges at a lively roundtable discussion in Lusaka on 14 October. The roundtable event, Mining in Zambia: What...
Education is a vital “building block” to prosperity in any society. In Mufulira, Mopani Copper Mines Plc’s recent construction of a new classroom block at Butondo Primary School has come to symbolise much more. It was the parents of children...
Mrs Mweetwa and her son explain how their biogas stove works. They moved to this 15 hectare farm from a 10 hectare plot as part of Munali Nickel Mine's Resettlement Action Plan, and can now sell their surplus crops.
We were all teenagers once. Most of us still remember the thrill of transformation and discovery that accompanied our adolescent years. Yet, all too often, we recall this time in our lives with the indispensable hindsight that comes with...
When David first found out that he was HIV positive, it was like the world was caving in around him. For his wife Faith, it was even more of a shock. Although her husband’s HIV test results were positive,...
Mining for Zambia learned firsthand about the leaps and bounds that are being made by Village Banks in and around Solwezi District in November 2017. We decided it was time to see what progress the program has made, and...
Malaria remains one of the leading causes of death in several countries around the world, with most malaria cases and deaths occurring in sub-Saharan Africa. The disease took the lives of 435 000 people in 2017, the year in...
Far too many girls in Zambia stay at home each month because they’re menstruating. Fear of getting an unpleasant surprise at school because they’re unsure when to expect their period is just one of the reasons that girls skip...
In March 2019, Barrick Lumwana Mining announced the allocation of K1.3 million (approximately US$ 106,000) for this year’s sponsorship of Zambians in secondary and tertiary institutions. A total of 183 individuals have received scholarships under this programme, which targets...

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