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  • Farming in Zambia
    Farmers get safety net against climate shocks
    Farmers in developing countries are increasingly feeling the effects of climate change. When drought or other climate shocks hit, it can set off a domino effect of tragedy for farmers and their communities. But a new program gives them insurance,...
  • Fly 5
    Proflight Zambia Airlines releases "Fly Away" music video
    African air carrier Proflight Zambia has released a music video that simultaneously promotes the arts and tourism within the country. Called "Fly Away" and performed by a Zambian supergroup called Fly 5, consisting of Cactus Agony, JK,...
  • Government officials in Zambia condemn witch killings
    Government officials in Zambia condemn witch killings
    Recently in Zambia an elderly couple was tortured and burned to death after being accused of practicing witchcraft. On July 10, 2013 Chief Government spokesperson and Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Kennedy Sakeni said in a...
  • transportation
    Bamboo bikes use renewable local resource
    Livng green is a goal many people seek. Some businesses also incorporate green technology and use some green resources in production. In Zambia one company uses local, renewable resources to produce a green product to fight local poverty. Read on...
  • U.S. President George W. Bush visits Zambia to combat HIV/AIDS
    U.S. President George W. Bush visits Zambia to combat HIV/AIDS
    Lusaka - During his years in office, President George W. Bush’s administration focused intensely on Africa by assisting the reduction of the HIV/AIDS epidemic across the African continent, rebuilding nations that were affected by genocide...
  • Pennipher Vida Sikainda
    Award winning Zambian journalist works to give back
    Pennipher Vida Sikainda knows what it is like to cherish dreams that seem impossible to attain. Becoming a journalist was like a fairy tale, a fairy tale that came true for her. Now, she wants to help Zambian girls achieve their dreams with a new...
  • Hippo opening its mouth
    Into Africa: full moon dinner on the Lower Zambezi
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernThere is something magical about a full moon, something scary, something primal, something romantic, something very powerful. Our human link to the moon and its cycles runs its way through our lives...
  • Editorial by Edward Makuka Nkoloso
    Zambia’s forgotten space program
    Anyone with even passing interest in the space program knows about the “space race” between the Soviet Union and United States. It was not until a few days ago that in 1964 Zambia had its own space program with ambitions to beat the...
  • "Natural" marvels
    Zambia's natural wonders a featured destination in SI's 2012 Swimsuit edition
    Ordinarily, we'd never stoop to inserting gratuitous references to swimsuit models into our various online musings on travel. But heck, this is related and near newsworthy enough. We'll take the bait. And while we're at it, put in an...
  • 2012 the year of prophecy
    2012 the year of prophecy
    TAMPA - Jan.7, 2012 - Get ready for a monumental year, not because of Mayan prophesies, but the entertainment bridge and collaborations of Zambian and American Hip Hop artists is underway.Case in point, this international merge is sure to impress...
  • Into Africa: Cape Town and safari special - Elephant w/baby
    Into Africa: Cape Town and safari special
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernSouthern Africa is a long way from America in so many ways, one of them being distance. But there’s also culture, terrain, vegetation, cuisine and animal life. The trip is worth it, taking you to...
  • Zebra in Zambia
    Into Africa: varied trip offerings
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernSouthern Africa is a long way from North Carolina; in many respects, it’s a long way from everywhere. There’s no direct flight from Raleigh-Durham International. So there is a time...
  • Ellie and Baby
    Into Africa: A&K's new luxury safari offerings
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernSouthern Africa is a long way from North Carolina. There’s no direct flight from Raleigh-Durham International. So there is a time commitment involved getting there, but the trip is worth it,...
  • Miss Zambia 2010 Alice Musukwa dress pictures, video
    Miss Zambia 2010 Alice Musukwa dress pictures, video
    Alice Musukwa, Miss Zambia 2010, wore an evening gown of her choice, fashion by Sherri Hill and a variety of dresses and skirts to special occasions during the 2010 Miss Universe Pageant at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
  • One of the many beneficiaries of antiretroviral treatment.
    'The Lazarus Effect': A documentary about an AIDS miracle
    In Africa, twenty million people have died of AIDS. The combined population of Washington DC, Vermont, North Dakota, Connecticut, South Dakota, Montana, Rhode Island, Delaware, New Mexico, Wyoming, West Virginia, Alaska, Nebraska, Idaho, New...