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Zambia Supports Institutionalisation of SADC Parliament

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Republic of Zambia is in favour of making the SADC Parliamentary Forum evolve into a regional parliament, said last Friday in Luanda the Speaker of the Angolan National Assembly, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos. (AllAfrica)

What's Driving African Migration, Who's Going, and Where?

[Afrobarometer] It is well established that young people constitute the majority of those who risk their lives on migratory routes from Sub-Saharan Africa towards Europe. But there are important differences by country that may inform more targeted policy responses. Afrobarometer's Josephine Appiah-Nyamekye and Edem Selormey present the preliminary findings of the current round of nationally representative surveys relating to migration aspirations. (AllAfrica)

Leaders Launch New Campaign For Malaria-Free Africa

[RBM] Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign empowers Africans to take a stand in the fight against the deadly disease (AllAfrica)

Amajita to Face Zambia in Preparation for Malawi Afcon Qualifier

[SAFA] Burger King-sponsored South African U20 Men's National Team (Amajita) will take on Zambia in a friendly match as part of their preparations for their upcoming 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations third round first leg qualifier clash against Malawi. (AllAfrica)

U17 Cosafa Cup Defending Champions Zambia Name Provisional Squad

[SAFA] 3 July 2018 - Zambia coach Oswald Mutapa has named a provisional squad of 25 players for the 2018 COSAFA Under-17 Championship as the side seeks to defend the title they won last year. The competition will once again be played in Mauritius from 19 - 29 July and has added significance this year as it is a qualifier for the 2019 African Under-17 Championships in Tanzania. (AllAfrica)

Musa Mohammed Joins Zambia's Nkana

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Harambee Stars defender Musa Mohammed has penned a two-year contract with Zambian Club Nkana FC, barely two months after leaving Albanian second tier side KF Tirana. (AllAfrica)

Kenyan International Joins Zambian Side Nkana

[Nation] Kenyan international Musa Mohammed on Monday signed a two-year deal with Zambian club Nkana FC. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Calls On Africa to Strengthen Cooperation With China in Technology to Boost Media Sector

[Focac] Lusaka -Zambia said there was need for African countries to strengthen their cooperation in media with China which has advanced in technology, a senior government official said on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Why Zambia Has Not Benefitted From Its Rosewood Trade With China

[The Conversation Africa] Rosewood is the generic name for several dark-red hardwood species found in tropical regions across the globe. It fetches very high prices because it's strong, heavy, has a beautiful red hue and takes polish very well - and because the trees are becoming increasingly scarce. On the Chinese market in 2014, for example, prices were in excess of USD$17,000 per ton. That's ten times higher than the price of more standard tropical hardwood. (AllAfrica)

Ten Killed in Mine Accident

[Zambia Reports] A mine accident at Kitwe's slag dump commonly known as the Black mountain has claimed 10 lives while 7 others have sustained serious injuries. (AllAfrica)

50 Zambian Students to Join Utalii College Following Kenyatta - Lungu Talks

[Capital FM] Nairobi -50 Zambian students will join Kenya Utalii College as part of enhancing bilateral ties between Kenya and Zambia. (AllAfrica)

Kenyatta Hold Talks With His Zambian Counterpart Lungu

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu at the weekend held bilateral talks focusing on ways to enhance economic and security cooperation between Kenya and the Southern Africa nation. (AllAfrica)

No More Borrowings - Lungu

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has instructed Ministry of Finance to suspend contraction of fresh debt and limit spending to projects nearing completion, among many crosscutting measures aimed at ensuring debt sustainability and economic stability. (AllAfrica)

My Dear Zambia - Please Forgive Me

[Ilizwi263] In this emotive open letter to Dear Zambia, Jera reflects on past and present relations between the two southern African countries. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Soccer Chief Salutes Women Team for Africa Cup Qualification

[ANGOP] Lusaka -The head of Zambia's soccer governing body on Monday congratulated the women national soccer team for their qualification of 2018 Africa Cup of Nations. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe Warriors Beat Zambia in Dramatic Final to Retain Cosafa Cup

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE scored a dramatic last ditch equaliser to take the Cosafa Cup final into extra time and then saw Khama Billiat net twice to retain the southern African championship with a dramatic 4-2 victory over perennial foes Zambia in the final. (AllAfrica)

Govt Denies Authorising Culling of 2 000 Hippos

[The Herald] Lusaka -The Zambian government yesterday denied reports that it has authorised the culling of 2 000 hippopotamuses in a national park with a high population of the mammals. (AllAfrica)

Warriors, Chipolopolo Through to Cosafa Cup Final

[Namibian] Zimbabwe goalkeeper George Chigova proved the hero again as the Warriors sealed a Cosafa Cup final berth against Zambia with a 3-1 penalty shoot-out victory over Lesotho after their semi-final finished 0-0 at the New Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Mighty Warriors, Shepolopolo Clash

[The Herald] IT'S another epic battle between Zimbabwe and Zambia in the last qualifying round of the Africa Women Cup of Nations qualifiers, with the two countries clashing this afternoon in the first leg at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka. (AllAfrica)

Govt Sets Aside U.S.$4.3 Million for Road Linking Tanzania, Zambia and Malawi

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government, through Tanzania Roads Agency (Tanroads) has set aside a total of Sh10 billion to proceed with the construction of a road that links Tanzania to the neighbouring countries of Zambia and Malawi, the Parliament heard on Monday, June O4, 2018. (AllAfrica)

New Rule Compels Whatsapp Admins in Zambia to Register Groups or Be Arrested

[Nairobi News] All WhatsApp group administrators in Zambia will now be required to register the groups and set up codes of ethics or risk being arrested if there is a breach. (AllAfrica)

Lesotho, Zambia Secure Cosafa Cup Semifinal Spots

[CAF] Lesotho and Zambia secured their places in the semi-finals of the 2018 COSAFA Cup on Saturday with hard-fought victories at the New Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. (AllAfrica)

Lesotho and Zambia Through to 2018 Cosafa Cup Semis

[SAFA] 3 June 2018- Lesotho and Zambia secured their places in the semi-finals of the 2018 COSAFA Cup on Saturday, 2 June 2018 with hard-fought victories at the New Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. (AllAfrica)

Cosafa Chase Begins

[Times of Zambia] Polokwane, South Africa -THE Chipolopolo begin their quest for a fifth COSAFA Cup title today when they meet stubborn Namibia in the quarterfinals this afternoon at Old Peter Mokaba Sadium in Polokwane. (AllAfrica)

Wanted - Honorary Consuls For 'Cash-Strapped' African Nations

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax filings. (AllAfrica)

Finland Grants Zambia U.S.10 Million

[Times of Zambia] FINLAND has given Zambia a nine million Euros grant to support business growth of micro, small and medium enterprises through improved access to finance and innovative business management skills. (AllAfrica)

Chingola Jerabo Riot Over 'Debra Richie's' Death

[Times of Zambia] IRATE small-scale miners popularly known as 'Jerabo' yesterday fought running battles with police in Chingola after news went round that their leader who sustained serious burns after his house was set ablaze by a suspected rival group, had died. (AllAfrica)

Bailiffs Ransack Football House

[Times of Zambia] BAILIFFS yesterday ransacked the Football House and got away with goods worth thousands over unpaid dues to former general secretary George Kasengele. (AllAfrica)

El of a Lucky Guy!

[Times of Zambia] The promise was made three years ago. Yesterday, it was fulfilled and one Enoch Makabi is a very a lucky man. Not to mention happy. (AllAfrica)

Brave Warriors Take On New-Look Zambia

[Namibian] A new-look Zambia team under a new coach will take on Namibia in their Cosafa Cup quarterfinal clash at the new Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Saturday afternoon. (AllAfrica)

Jesse, Makwatta on Target in Zambia

[Nation] Kenyan international striker Jesse Were scored once in Zesco United's 3-1 win over Kabwe Youth Soccer Academy (KYSA) in a Zambian Super League match played at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Sunday. (AllAfrica)