Authorities in Burkina Faso announced on Wednesday the registration of the first death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, which is also the first death in sub-Saharan Africa.
Police arrested the leader of a small Zambian opposition party on Wednesday on charges of defaming President Edgar Lungu by describing the head of state as a dog
Nearly 2,000 Zambian villagers have the right to sue mining company Vedanta in the English courts, the Supreme Court in London said on Wednesday.
Zambia's opposition on Saturday accused police of opening fire during a rally, causing the party's leader to fear for his safety as political tensions rattle the country.
Ethiopian Airlines has signed a shareholding agreement with Zambia's main develoment agency to relaunch the southern African country's flag carrier at an initial cost of $30 million.
Ten people were killed and another 10 injured when a Zambian dump for copper mining waste collapsed on Wednesday, police said.
Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Sunday requested that Cuba recall its ambassador for allegedly expressing support for a new opposition party.
The start of Zambia's school year has been postponed and all public gatherings banned to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 61 people, officials said Tuesday.
Zambia has declared a curfew in a poor Lusaka township badly affected by a cholera outbreak that has killed 58 people across the country since September, the government said on Sunday.
Zambia's president Edgar Lungu has deployed the army to help combat a cholera outbreak that has claimed 41 lives in the capital Lusaka and affected 1,550 more since September.
A Dutch and a Belgian tourist were trampled to death by an elephant in Zambia as they got too close to the animal when trying to take pictures, police said on Sunday.