The story is not that Zambia now has a white acting president, the real and tragic story is why do Zambian presidents choose to die abroad?
Zambia's vice-president will lead the country after the death of Michael Sata until presidential elections are held, in line with the Constitution.
The Zambian president has died in London, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, according to reports.
Greenpop plants trees, but there is something else going on. Its wider strategy has seen the movement outgrow the bounds of its humble beginnings.
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.