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The Zambia Daily Mail is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Zambia. The newspaper publishes in English. It is one of two papers owned by the Zambian government.

The newspaper arose from the Central African Mail, which was suffering financial difficulties in 1965. It was renamed the Zambian Mail and subsequently the Zambian Daily Mail in 1970. The paper soon became a mouthpiece for the government, publishing official statements and press releases, while being instructed to become an "instrument in nation building." However, this saw a decline in readership and advertising.

The Daily Mail covers a variety of topics including local current news and affairs, business and sports and has a self professed goal at striving to "serve the nation without fear or favor".

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Type of Organisation / Business:
Government Institution
Key People:
Business Editor - Martin Kapende
Other info:
Phone - +260 955 809424

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