As the drought continues in Southern Province and bore holes dry up, a serious water crisis has left residents of Choma's Pangwe area drawing drinking water from shallow wells used by livestock.

ZAMBIA needs an investment of about US$8 billion to produce 1,200 megawatts of power.

Foot and mouth disease has broken out in two districts of eastern Zambia, with over 1,000 animals affected so far, state-run news agency reported on Tuesday.

Victor Chenda Mpanga, 39, knows his livelihood depends on the forest, but like many others eking out a living in Zambia's vast woodland, he had little choice but to help destroy it.

THE Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has released $400,000 to supplement the Government's effort in the fight against the fall armyworm in some parts of the country.

Scientists from an international maize research organization said Thursday that a deadly maize disease that has ravaged farms across eastern Africa since 2011 has been contained.

Zambia’s agricultural sector represents the backbone of its rural economy and holds great potential for the entire country. Zambia’s agriculture sector faces challenges and is likely to grow more vulnerable as a result

ABOUT 30 percent of crops planted this farming season in Southern Province have gone to waste due to a prolonged dry spell.

Although agriculture accounts for only 8.2% of the Republic of Zambia’s gross domestic product (GDP), almost half of the country’s economically active population works in the sector. Climate change poses a grave risk to the growth and sustainability of Zambian agricul ture.

Mangochi — Lack of coalition and coordination among African leaders are the major causes of loss of billions of money in the mining industry for the continent, African Forum and Network on Debt and

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