As Zambia celebrates 50 years of freedom, its old laws against gays and lesbians are tightened.
Zambia's Parliament has been adjourned until June after it refused to publish its new draft constitution, which took three years to produce.
A Zambian magistrate has acquitted a gay rights activist charged with an offence against public morality over pro-gay comments he made on television.
Zambia's founding father and former president Kenneth Kaunda was taken to hospital on Sunday.
The Development Bank of Southern Africa works with countries in the Southern African Development Community to bring power and positive change.
Zambian police have used batons and teargas on a crowd of opposition activists outside a police station where their leader had been summoned.
Information officers at key border posts have been hailed by officials and traders. But their funding is ending.
Zimbabwe's Agricultural minister says Zambia is no longer giving the country maize on credit.
The Zambian government continues to step back from nationalisation as it now looks to cut its stake in the once dominant ZCCM Investment Holdings.
Zimbabwe's Agriculture Minister Joseph Made says that imported maize is being handed out to vulnerable people in a bid to stave of famine.
Greater political stability and a push by countries for food self-sufficiency has made the continent attractive for international equipment makers.
Amnesty International has once again highlighted the plight of gay people in Zambia as two men accused of same-sex sexual conduct prepare for trial.
Zambia's police have charged a journalist with having porn on his computer in an apparent crackdown on media critical of the state, says his lawyer.
Two cases involving a suspected gay couple and a gay rights activist have returned to Zambian courts, raising concerns over growing homophobia.
Parliament has refused to ratify the appointment.
Police say they have detained at least 31 students protesting against the government's decision to scrap staple food subsidies.
A decision by Zambia's president to slash a key food subsidy threatens to hit the poor, stoke inflation and spark a revolt against his government.
Corruption probe into ex-Zambian president's son has been abandoned and its records expunged from database. Louise Redvers reports.
A SA businessperson has been deported from Zambia, the latest in a string of deportations seen as instigated by politically connected competitors.