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Cricket - Rwanda, Zambia in T20 Friendlies

[New Times] The senior men's cricket national team and counterparts from Zambia are set for a series of T20 friendly tests as part of intensive preparations for upcoming regional qualifiers of the World Cup, Times Sport has learned. (AllAfrica)

Musician and Activist Pilato Must Be Released Immediately and Unconditionally

[AI London] The arrest of musician and activist Fumba Chama, also known as 'Pilato', is a shocking demonstration of how far the Zambian government is prepared to go to strangle all criticism and crack down on freedom of expression, Amnesty International said today. (AllAfrica)

Rosatom, Zambia to Construct Centre for Nuclear Science and Technology

[CIO] State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom and the Republic of Zambia signed a general contract for the construction of a Centre for Nuclear Science and Technology (CNST). (AllAfrica)

WFP Compensates Farmers Affected By Crop Loss

[Addis Fortune] The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and Oxfam America under their Rural Resilience Initiative (R4) are going to receive insurance payments totalling 1.5 million dollars to compensate for weather-related crop losses in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Senegal and Zambia. (AllAfrica)

Zesco Seek Fortunes On Tunisia Debut

[CAF] Coach George Lwandamina is hoping Zesco United can extend its recent two-match unbeaten away run in North Africa when they make their debut trip to Tunisia to play Etoile du Sahel on Wednesday in a Group D Day Two clash. (AllAfrica)

Sibanda On Zambia Tie

[The Herald] As the Africa Women Cup of Nations final qualifying round draws closer, Mighty Warriors coach Sithethelelwe "Kwinji 15" Sibanda says they need to regroup soon ahead of their tie against arch-rivals Zambia early next month. (AllAfrica)

Chess Team in Zambia

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Four top local chess players are in Livingstone, Zambia, to represent the country at the 2018 Africa Individual Chess Championships which starts today until May 19. (AllAfrica)

U.S.$1 Million Health Products Stolen - Report

[Times of Zambia] The Global Fund has directed that the ministry of Health pays back around US$1million worth of drugs lost through suspected pilferage at the Medical Stores Limited (MSL). (AllAfrica)

Muslim School Ordered to Use Recommended Curriculum

[Times of Zambia] Government has ordered Mpulungu's Muslim run Moonrise Boarding Secondary School to formalise its operations and use the recommended General Education school curriculum. (AllAfrica)

University Library Warns 'Half-Naked' Female Students

[Zambia Reports] The University of Zambia has stirred a sexist debate with a curious notice in the library that has banned alleged near nudity in the library. (AllAfrica)

Opposition Rattled By Musonda Aftershocks

[Times of Zambia] The opposition UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) in Chilanga has continued to suffer from the after-shocks of its decision field Charmaine Musonda in the upcoming parliamentary with more high-ranking local officials ditching the party for the Patriotic Front. (AllAfrica)

Loan Defaulting Must Be Criminal Offence

[Times of Zambia] It is with dismay that we there is a growing trend of a poor loan repayment culture by individuals that owe banks and other registered financial institutions. (AllAfrica)

Lungu Calls for Reliable Database On Disabled Persons

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has called for a reliable data-base of all citizens living with physical limitations to enable Government provide an efficient service for all its people. (AllAfrica)

Luanshya Roads in U.S.$152,000 Rehab

[Times of Zambia] The Luanshya Municipal Council (LMC) has embarked on a K1.5 million peri-urban road rehabilitation project after the council's engineering department concluded a road survey. (AllAfrica)

Ruling Party MP Chisopa Keeps His Seat

[Times of Zambia] The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has upheld the election of Patriotic Front (PF) Mkushi South Member of Parliament Davies Chisopa as the duly elected parliamentarian in the 2016 elections. (AllAfrica)

ConCourt to Rule On Lungu's Eligibility to Contest 2021 Polls

[Times of Zambia] Attorney General Likando Kalaluka and lawyers representing President Edgar Lungu have insisted that he is eligible to contest the 2021 presidential elections and should not be excluded from the race on the basis of Article 106 (5) which is discriminatory against his circumstances. (AllAfrica)

Kenyan Pro Golfer Lands Role in Zambia

[Nation] Kenyan professional golfer Anil Shah has landed a job at Bonanza Golf club, Zambia and Southern Africa's newest golf course. (AllAfrica)

Empower the Auditor General to Act On Abuse of Funds in Councils

[Times of Zambia] The latest report from the Office of the Auditor General has again revealed shocking audit findings on operations of local authorities in the country for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016. (AllAfrica)

Zambia and Angola Waive Visas for Citizens

[East African] Angola and Zambia have agreed to waive visa requirements for their citizens traveling between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

15 Women Rugby Players Selected

[Times of Zambia] Zambia women rugby coach Moses Mulenga has picked 15 players ahead of the 2018 Africa 7s tournament to be held in Gaborone, Botswana from May 26 to 27. (AllAfrica)

Mwepu Toasts Salzburg Win

[Times of Zambia] Midfielder Enock Mwepu has expressed excitement after he helped Red Bull Salzburg win the Austrian Bundesliga. (AllAfrica)

Eagles, Magic Lead the Way

[Times of Zambia] Champions Green Eagles and Kamwala Magic lead the way in posting victories after the Midlands Volleyball Association (MIVA) Week Two league games at the weekend. (AllAfrica)

Law On Cybercrime to Bring to Book Online Fraudsters

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's media fraternity has been assured that plans to introduce a law to curb cybercrime is meant to protect citizens and not infringe on freedom of expression. (AllAfrica)

60 Kilometres of Chipata Roads to Be Upgraded

[Times of Zambia] The Government is expected to upgrade 60 kilometres of selected roads in Chipata of Eastern Province. (AllAfrica)

Sweden Disburses U.S.$198 Million for Poverty Reduction

[Times of Zambia] The Swedish Government has so far contributed about K2 billion to Zambia for increased employment opportunities in rural and peri-urban areas, creating opportunities to start and run productive businesses. (AllAfrica)

ICT Boosts Smart Health Care Delivery

[Times of Zambia] The advancement of Information Communication Technology (ICT) systems which has given birth to Smart Care in the world has brought necessary enhancement of quality service deliveries in all sectors that revolve around human kind. (AllAfrica)

'Media Freedom Key'

[Times of Zambia] The Patriotic Front (PF) Government is committed to creating a favourable environment for both the private and public media to operate in the country, Southern Province Permanent Secretary Mwangala Liomba has said. (AllAfrica)

Ponga Laments Football Politics

[Times of Zambia] Outgoing Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) general secretary Ponga Liwewe says politics is hampering the growth of the sport. (AllAfrica)

Govt to Continue Refining E-Voucher System

[Times of Zambia] The Government has embarked on an exercise to identify and rapidly respond to the challenges experienced in distribution of farming inputs last season to ensure an improved and efficient system in the next one. (AllAfrica)

Angolan President Hails Zambia's Development Strides

[Times of Zambia] ANGOLAN president Joao Lourenco has said Zambia has developed many of its sectors, a move that has made the country a focal point in the region. (AllAfrica)

Hwange Colliery Eyes DR Congo, South Africa, Zambia Markets

[Financial Gazette] Struggling coal producer, Hwange Colliery Company Limited, is eyeing regional markets to widen its revenue streams and earn foreign currency. (AllAfrica)