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The Projects That Are Helping Zambian Women Get Better Access to Land

[The Conversation Africa] When a woman has access to and control over land and its revenue streams, she and her family benefit. Multiple studies have shown how women invest their land-based earnings in the health, nutrition and education of family members. (AllAfrica)

Zambian Acrobats Use Circus to Flip HIV 'Juju' Myths

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Zambia's first social circus provides disadvantaged young people with education and job opportunities while teaching them everything from unicycling to juggling (AllAfrica)

Zambia - the Benefits of Trade

[Fahamu] The author discusses about trade and aid in Africa demonstrating that the two can complete each other when there is good governance. (AllAfrica)

Dzingai Joins Zambian Team

[The Herald] Yadah Stars captain Jimmy Dzingai has joined the trek north of the Zambezi after signing a two-year contract with Zambia's Super Division club Power Dynamos. (AllAfrica)

Lungu Orders Arrest of 'Those Perpetrating Violence'

[Focac] Lusaka -Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Monday sent a strong message to instigators of political violence, saying they were criminals who must be arrested. (AllAfrica)

Comesa Summit Takes Off in Zambia

[The Herald] The 20th Summit of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) Heads of State and Government kicks off here today with high level discussions anchored on transforming the region's economy through adoption of digital technologies and scaling up value addition and beneficiation. (AllAfrica)

Dar Port Set to Gain On Zambia, DR Congo Major Road Project

[Daily News] TANZANIA is set to benefit from a new route which will open up SADC trade corridor to capture and channel trade flows from Zambia and DR Congo to Dar es Salaam port. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Brave Warriors Prep for Zambia

[Namibian] BRAVE Warriors head coach Ricardo Mannetti today named a training squad of 29 home-based players to begin preparing for their "do or die" 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Zambia at Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek on 8 September. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Daily Commends Zimpapers

[The Herald] The Zambia Daily Mail Limited yesterday commended the Zimpapers Group for being a fully-fledged integrated media house by incorporating the print, online, radio and television units into one big business unit. (AllAfrica)

Mutharika Commits to Address Boundary Problems With Zambia

[Malawi News Agency] Mzimba -The State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has assured Malawians that he will do everything possible in collaboration with his Zambian counterpart to address boundary problems between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Ready to Defend Cosafa Under-17 Championship Title

[CAF] Defending champions Zambia have declared they are ready for the Group B challenge at the 2018 COSAFA Under-17 Championships in Mauritius from July 19-29. (AllAfrica)

Mutharika Assures Boundary Problems Between Malawi and Zambia to Be Addressed

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has assured Malawians that he will do everything possible in collaboration with his Zambian counterpart to address boundary problems between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Holders Zambia Face Red-Hot Burundi

[CAF] Holders Zambia prepare for their defying moment in the qualifiers when they host Burundi in the final round first leg on Saturday, 14 July 2018 at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka. (AllAfrica)

Defender Musa Mohammed Cleared for Zambian League Debut

[Nairobi News] Kenyan defender Musa Mohammed says he is 'ready' to face lethal compatriot Jesse Were in his debut match of the MTN Zambian Premier League. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania, Zambia Review Law for Private Investors to run TAZARA

[Citizen] Tanzania and Zambia are planning a law review to accommodate private investors in the running of their joint railway company, Tazara. (AllAfrica)

Child Marriages Rise in Border District With Zambia

[Nyasa Times] Mchinji Social Welfare Officer, Rodwell Chunga, says the central region border district with Zambia continues to grapple with child abuse issues as his office is registering two cases every week involving defilement and child marriages. (AllAfrica)

New Zambia Trainer Vandenbroeck Relishing Adventure

[CAF] Newly appointed Zambia coach Sven Vandenbroek is promising nothing but hard work to successfully steer Chipolopolo through the Total Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2019 qualifiers. (AllAfrica)

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)