'In terms of the continent we are not even close, forget about crisis, we are not even close to a debt burden, especially external debt: top official
Country's president has apologised for this week's violence as army joined police in seeking to restore calm. Looming in the horizon is an election.
Country preparing ground for ‘inevitable’ post-election aid, as economy under intense pressure.
Rwandans in Zambia told to avoid risks after looting, as president Lungu condemns ‘acts of murder’ in riots> Matthew Hill
The riots have reportedly claimed five lives so far of suspects beaten and burnt to death
Though the currency is strengthening, the economic fundamentals of electricity shortages and drought still pose notable threats
The central bank increased its key lending rate to a record 15.5% in November to try contain prices
Zambia's Lungu in trouble, as opposition gains backing of ex-ruling party leader Scott and defections mount> Matthew Hill
Lungu’s party defeated the opposition by less than 28,000 votes in 2015, when voter turnout was a mere 32% in a nation of almost 16 million people
The most severe energy crisis in Africa’s second biggest copper producer has been made worse by a devastating drought
Zambia facing its worst power crisis yet due to low water levels at the hydropower dams it relies on for 95% of generation capacity
Economy is under strain after a plunge in copper prices to near six-year lows.