Miners become medics

For almost three months, COVID-19 has devastated the healthcare systems of some of the world’s most developed countries, killing thousands of people every day...

A quiet agricultural revolution

It’s still early days, but something quite remarkable is happening in certain agricultural lands in Zambia. It is already protecting grazing lands, reducing smoke...

Grace, grit and determination

The inspiring story of how a bright, determined girl from rural NorthWestern province won a scholarship from First Quantum Minerals, and is now a...

Why Zambia’s mining pipeline matters for diversification

A worrying development emerged last week at this year’s ZIMEC conference in Lusaka, which, if not addressed, could well result in the failure of...

Step inside the Leopard’s Cage

The Copperbelt is the heart of Zambian rugby. Each town has its own rugby team, with the level of support and facilities varying from...

Five reasons Zambia’s emeralds are in the global spotlight

Considering that the per carat value of coloured gemstones like emeralds and rubies is growing faster than diamond prices, it may finally be time...