Zambia Daily Mail
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|Type||Daily newspaper available daily|
|Owner(s)||Government of Zambia|
The Zambia Daily Mail is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Zambia. The newspaper Company is incorporated under the companies Act, Cap 388 of the Laws of Zambia and is considered to be one of the leading publishers of daily and weekly newspapers in Zambia, and is only published in English. It is one of two papers owned by the Zambian government. The newspaper publishes local and international news, sports, business and financial.
The history of Zambia Daily Mail Limited dates back to the 1950s when it used to be called African Mail the forerunner to the Central African Mail. The name later changed to Zambia Mail after independence in 1964. It was later bought by the Zambian Government from private owners. It became a daily Newspaper in 1970 and the name changed to Zambia Daily Mail. A number of changes have since taken place. Sunday Mail and Financial Mail were introduced to widen the scope of coverage. The Financial Mail has since been phased out.
After introducing the two additional publications, Zambia Daily Mail computerized its operations in 1994 and immediately introduced an online publication.
The newspaper company now a modem web press with capacity to print up to 40,000 16 paged broadsheet publications per hour.
Mission and values
Zambia daily mail's mission statement States that the newspaper company is committed on creating an informed society through the provision of quality news and other Services sustainably. While its