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  • The Zambezi River, which is the most widely shared river basin in Southern Africa, has an annual discharge of about 106 cubic kilometres.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 6

  • The total capacity is about 106 km3, but this includes 50 percent of Lake Kariba on the Zambezi River, which is shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe and which accounts for 94 km3 of this capacity.

    Water profile of Zambia

  • The Cahora Bassa dam on the Zambezi River is the largest hydroelectric plant in southern Africa with an installed capacity of 2,060 megawatts (MW) and a useful storage capacity of 39.2 km3.

    Water profile of Mozambique

  • From Livingstone, Zambia, head to a collection of thatched cabanas on a lush private island on the Zambezi River—complete with rope swings and fishing rods.

    Adventures, With Children

  • The harrowing moment after the cord snapped, sending Ms. Langworthy plummeting into the crocodile-infested waters of the Zambezi River, onlookers standing on the bridge could be heard gasping and swearing.

    Bungee Jumping Accident At Victoria Falls: Australian Woman Erin Langworthy Plummets Into Water (VIDEO)

  • We began in Matetsi Water Lodge, a collection of thick-walled villas on the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe; took two cars, a bush plane and a boat to Xaranna, a breathtaking modern tent lodge on an island in Botswana's Okavango Delta; proceeded to nearby Nxabega, where monkeys often hung around the dining area; and ended at Chobe Under Canvas, a tented mobile camp in the middle of Chobe National Park.

    Lions, Leopards and Luxury

  • It's an expansive, rolling landscape, punctuated by a few isolated mountain crags and the mighty Zambezi River forming a dramatic boundary between Malawi and Mozambique.

    Charity as a Drop in the Bucket: Day 1

  • Its lowest point is the Zambezi River (329 metres) and its highest point is an unnamed location in the Mafinga Hills (2,301 metres).


  • The Zambezi River forms a natural riverine boundary with Zimbabwe which includes the famous Victoria Falls.


  • International Disputes: Botswana still struggles to seal its border from thousands of Zimbabweans who flee economic collapse and political persecution; Namibia has long supported, and in 2004 Zimbabwe dropped objections to, plans between Botswana and Zambia to build a bridge over the Zambezi River at Kazungula crossing, thereby de facto recognizing the short, but not clearly delimited, Botswana-Zambia boundary.



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