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Angola, Zambia Sign Memorandum On Oil and Gas

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and Zambia signed a memorandum of understanding in the oil and gas sector Monday in Lusaka, aimed to foster the way for the construction of a oil pipeline proposed by Zambia. (AllAfrica)

What Proposed Change in Tazara Law Means for Tanzania

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government is in the final stages to finalise a draft law to amend the Tanzania and Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara) Act so as to make it possible for a Tanzania national to serve in the capacity of authority's managing director. (AllAfrica)

Hayford - Zambia Defeat a Lesson for Black Queens

[Ghanaian Times] Head Coach of the Black Queens Bashir Hayford says Saturday's international friendly against the Shepolopolo of Zambia was an eye-opener for his team and will go a long way to help him sharpen the rough edges of the team ahead of the African Women's Cup of Nations. (AllAfrica)

Shepolopolo Hoping to Improve

[CAF] Zambia defied the odds to pull off a dramatic qualification job to Ghana. It was a tough qualifying run considering that Shepolopolo didn't win a single home game over the two rounds en route Ghana where they will vie for honours in Cape Coast-based Group B with holders Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Heightens Its Capacity for Preventing and Responding to the Threat of an Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease

[WHO] Zambia has been classified by the World Health Organisation to be at very high risk of importation of cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) from the ongoing epidemic of the disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo due to the heightened transmission of the virus in North Kivu and Ituri provinces. (AllAfrica)

Namibia Confirms Participation in the 2018 Cosafa U-20 Championships

[SAFA] The line-up is complete for the 2018 MOPANI Copper Mines COSAFA U-20 Championships after Namibia were confirmed as the 12th team that will compete in Kitwe, Zambia from 2 - 14 December. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe, Zambia Must Upgrade Ties - Mnangagwa

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe recently in LUSAKA, Zambia (AllAfrica)

Outcry Over Slaughter of Hippos in Zambia

[CAJ News] Lusaka -CONSERVATIONISTS have decried the decision by the Zambian government to grant permission for the culling of some 1 250 hippopotamus. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe, Zambia Sign Four Memorandums of Understanding

[The Herald] Zimbabwe and Zambia yesterday signed four Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) as the two sister republics moved to elevate and deepen their historical and economic relations. (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa in Zambia for Uhuru Bash

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa arrived here yesterday for a series of engagements which include the 54th independence anniversary of Zambia and a host of bilateral economic cooperation discussions. (AllAfrica)

President Arrives in Zambia

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has arrived in Lusaka, Zambia where he is set to hold bilateral talks with his counterpart President Edgar Lungu and also attend the country's 54th independence anniversary. (AllAfrica)

Cosafa U-20 Championship Returns to Zambia in 2018

[SAFA] The 2018 COSAFA Under-20 Championships are set to light up Zambia from 30 November 30 - 13 December in what will be the latest installment of the vital regional tournament that has been a breeding ground for so much Southern African talent down the years. (AllAfrica)

'I Stand Firm to Manage Games'

[Times of Zambia] AS debate continues on Janny Sikazwe's decisions during the 2018 Barclays Cup semi final match between Nkana and Power Dynamos, the FIFA referee says it was high time they cut down on the behaviour of some of the players in the league. (AllAfrica)

60 Trucks Seized in Fuel Scam

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has impounded 60 trucks used in a case of suspected smuggling of fuel from Namibia and Mozambique into Zambia. (AllAfrica)

Malawi Set to Get Zambia Power to Minimise Blackouts

[Nyasa Times] Malawi is set to start getting 20 megawatts of electricity from Zambia starting this week, bringing hope that the persistent power blackouts would be minimized. (AllAfrica)

Multichoice's Talent Factory Academy Opens in Lagos, Lusaka and Nairobi and Aims to Take 60 Chosen Film-Makers 'To the Next Level'

[Balancing Act] London -Africa's film and TV industry does not have a lack of raw talent but in many countries it has simply not had the breadth of experience you might find elsewhere. As part of its Corporate Shared Value programme, the Multichoice Talent Factory is aiming to help change things. Russell Southwood spoke to Cheryl Uys-Allie about how they found people to participate and what it's offering, (AllAfrica)

2019 Budget Highlights Role of Decent Work

[Times of Zambia] ONE of the most critical components of inclusive economic growth in Zambia is sustainable job creation. (AllAfrica)

Shonga Becoming Chipolopolo's New Hero?

[FirstTouch] The road to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals, scheduled to take place in Cameroon from the 15th of June - 13 July, continued on Wednesday and throughout Thursday 11th of October 2018. Two matches were to be played on either days, before the Sierra Leone and Ghana fixture got cancelled by CAF as per FIFA's directive. We made sure you wouldn't miss the action and have therefore summarised all the thrills and spills below. (AllAfrica)

Preparing for Future Ebola Outbreaks in Zambia

[SciDev.Net] Blantyre City -Zambia has begun training healthcare workers in provinces that border the Democratic Republic of Congo so that rapid response teams have the necessary skills to prepare and respond to an Ebola outbreak. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Trial Cuts Severe Malaria Deaths By 96%

[SciDev.Net] Kisumu, Kenyai -A suppository form of the common antimalarial artesunate has dramatically cut child deaths from severe malaria in a trial in rural Zambia, one of the organisations behind the programme has said. (AllAfrica)

Human Rights Watch Letter to Zambia Ministry of Education

[HRW] Hon. David Mabumba (AllAfrica)

High-Flying Kenya Face Zambia in Quarters

[Nation] Kenya Sevens crushed Botswana 49-0 and Morocco 41-0 to reach Rugby Africa Sevens Cup quarterfinals of the tournament going on in Monastir, Tunisia. (AllAfrica)

100 Years for Sex Offenders

[Times of Zambia] Three male sex offenders, one of whom abused a teenage boy in prison, will have plenty of time to regret their conduct after each was sentenced to decades in the gaol by the Chipata High Court. (AllAfrica)

'Ball's in Our Hands'

[Times of Zambia] COACH Sven Vandenbroek says qualification to the Cameroon 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals is in Zambia's own hands. (AllAfrica)

University Mourns Student

[Times of Zambia] Students, lecturers and other staff yesterday marched from University of Zambia (UNZA) main campus to the Seventh Day Adventist Church on Katima Mulilo Road before a church service for the UNZA student who died last week. (AllAfrica)

Outrage as Zambian Newspaper Publishes in Mandarin

[Nairobi News] State owned newspaper Times of Zambia has evoked the wrath of outraged citizens for publishing a story written in Mandarin. (AllAfrica)

Jesse Were Fires Zesco to Zambian League Title

[Nairobi News] Kenyan international striker, Jesse Were, on Wednesday fired Zesco United to a seventh Zambian league title. (AllAfrica)

Indebted Africa Returns to the International Monetary Fund

[ISS] Despite - or is it perhaps because of - increasing volumes of Chinese financing to Africa, that oft-reviled old banker, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is making a comeback to the continent. (AllAfrica)

11 Killed As Bus On Way From Zambia Crashes in Limpopo

[News24Wire] Eleven people were killed when a bus travelling from Zambia crashed in Polokwane on Monday morning. (AllAfrica)

Zambian President Says Relations With China Mutually Beneficial

[Focac] Lungu made the remarks while opening the third session of the 12th National Assembly. (AllAfrica)

ITC Launches SheTrades Zambia

[ITC] The International Trade Centre (ITC) will today launch the Zambia chapter of the SheTrades initiative in a drive to connect more of the country's women-owned businesses to international markets. (AllAfrica)