Africa: Zambia Airways cabin crew to train in Ethiopia

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THE Industrial Development Cooperation says Zambia Airways, with tag line ‘the New Wings of Africa’, is a national pride aimed at restoring Zambia’s lost glory in the aviation industry. Speaking when Zambia’s envoy to Ethiopia Emmanuel Mwamba hosted a dinner for a 25-member Zambia Airways trainee cabin crew in Addis Ababa, IDC human resource and administration manager Lizzie Mukwasa said […]

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Africa: Zambia warns truck drivers not to travel to S/Africa

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Zambia on Thursday issued a travel advisory warning its citizens in the trucking business to avoid travelling to South Africa on 2 September amid threats of violence here. Issuing the advisory, Zambian high commission official Naomi Nyawali said reports have been received of some Zambian truck drivers being threatened with violence ahead of a planned nationwide work stoppage by their […]

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Africa: Halt plans to re-launch Zambia Airways, CTPD urges Kafwaya

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THE Centre for Trade Policy and Development has urged newly appointed transport and communication minister Mutotwe Kafwaya to reconsider plans to re-launch the national airline. In an open letter to Kafwaya, CTPD researcher Bright Chizonde said the decision to re-launch Zambia Airways was not prudent due to Zambia’s current financial and macroeconomic situation. “We would like to congratulate you on […]

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Africa: Zambia needs to look at the Aviation cost Structure to enable Airlines Survive to boost Economy says EAZ

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The Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) president Dr Lubinda Haabazoka says there is need for energy diversification to cushion power deficits in the country. Meanwhile, Dr Haabazoka has announced plans to hold another National Economic Summit in April 2020 in the tourist capital. Addressing journalists in Lusaka yesterday, Dr Haabazoka said Zambia has a lot of key power projects. “Zambia […]

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Aviation: South Africa’s Minister of Finance apologies over the Zambia Airways Tweet

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South Africa’s Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni has apologized to Zambia for any offence caused by his tweet. Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Joseph Malanji and Zambia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia took a moment to discuss and enlighten South Africa’s Mboweni about strides Zambia has recently made in the aviation sector. According to a statement released to the media by Inutu […]

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Africa: Zambia new Chair of UNWTO Executive Council

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Zambia has assumed chairmanship of the world global tourism body’s executive council during the current session of meetings taking place in Manama, Bahrain. Ambassador Designate Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France, Dr. Christine Kaseba, has presented her Letters of Credence to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili, at a special session in Bahrain. Zambia becomes the second […]

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Africa: Zambia market returns to growth in 2018 as capacity up by 4.2%

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Zambia is located in central southern Africa and boasts Victoria Falls among its main tourist attractions. The United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2017), World Population Prospects document, estimates that the country had a population of around 13.46 million people in 2009. The median variant estimate for 2018 is that Zambia will have about 17.61 million […]

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Africa: Zambia Travel Expo holds 2 – 4 May 2019

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The Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) will be hosting the Zambia Travel Expo (ZATEX). The EXPO will be held from 2nd − 4th May 2019 in Lusaka, Zambia. The main aim of hosting ZATEX is to create a common networking platform for industry players in the region as well as the global tourism industry. This gives companies the unique opportunity to […]

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Africa: Zambia and Zimbabwe sign MOU to set up Joint Tourism Committee

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Zimbabwe and Zambia have agreed to set up a joint tourism facilitation committee which will coordinate combined marketing campaigns and deliberate on issues affecting the critical sector as the two friendly countries seek to unlock full potential of the hospitality industry. A one day bilateral meeting held in Livingstone, Zambia saw officials from both sides of the Zambezi River stressing […]

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Africa: Zambia turns to tourism as economic stimulus

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The Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) is hosting more than 60 international buyers and media this week ahead of the Zambia Travel Expo (ZATEX) from April 12 to 14 in Lusaka. There are three familiarisation tours which feature a trip to a game reserve, but the one common feature is that all three tours include a visit to Livingstone, the Zambian […]

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