Zambia intensifies Ebola surveillance
Lusaka - Zambia has stepped up awareness in the country against the effects of Ebola, which has once again broken out in its northern neighbour, the Democratic Republic of Congo and claimed over 300 lives. ...Read More
Will divided DRC opposition be able to fight Kabila candidate in upcoming election?
Johannesburg - The US Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) closed its doors on Monday for the day saying it had received “credible and specific information of a possible terrorist threat against US government facilities” in the capital, Kinshasa. ...Read More
Zambia risks losing national assets over Chinese debt – Moody’s warns
Lusaka - Zambia, like other Sub-Saharan African countries indebted to China, risks asset seizure amid a growing debt portfolio, Moody’s Investor Services claims in its report. ...Read More
SADC’s hungry millions: what is in store at climate change meeting?
Gaborone - At least 27 million people in Southern Africa, who were hoping to benefit from the multi-billion-dollar appeal launched by SADC in 2016 to assist them in coping with the El Niño-induced drought, have been left in the lurch as they are still vulnerable. ...Read More
Raw materials dominate SADC trade
Windhoek – Trade in Southern Africa is dominated by raw materials of ores and metals making up the highest percentage in the export of goods basket, while the lowest percentage of exports is in finished (manufactured) goods. ...Read More