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Chiefs Want President Lungu to Lobby AU Over Child Marriages

[Times of Zambia] FOUR Traditional leaders on ending Early Child Marriages and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) have asked President Lungu to lobby the African Union (AU) and partners to scale up resources for the implementation of African Traditional Leaders' action plan to address the vices. (AllAfrica)

Govt Offers Land for Wakanda One Village

[The Herald] Government has pledged 2000ha to the African Union for the Wakanda One village to be shared by Zimbabwe and Zambia as part of joint development efforts across Southern Africa. (AllAfrica)

Govt Protests Against US Debt Claims

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA has sent an official de'marche (diplomatic letter of protest) to the United States government requesting a retraction of a portion of a statement made by National Security Advisor John Bolton, claiming that China intends to repossess some State-Owned Enterprises because of Government's failure to settle outstanding loans. (AllAfrica)

Football Disappoints

[Times of Zambia] SPORTS Minister Moses Mawere has described the 2018 sporting season as successful despite the country's failure to qualify for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon). (AllAfrica)

Mushure, Dauda Cross Zambezi

[The Herald] WARRIORS defenders Ocean Mushure and Dennis Dauda have become the latest Zimbabwean players to join the Zambian league after penning two-year deals with that country's soccer giants Lusaka Dynamos. (AllAfrica)

Young Warriors Stun Hosts to Reach Cosafa Final

[New Zimbabwe] Inform Young Warriors striker Delic Murimba netted his fourth of the campaign as Zimbabwe stunned hosts Zambia with a 2-1 victory to set up a final meeting with holders South Africa at the 2018 COSAFA Under-20 Championships at the Nkana Stadium in Kitwe on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Ndlovu Predicts Tough Assignment in Zambia

[The Herald] YOUNG Warriors coach Bekithemba Ndlovu has predicted a tough assignment against Zambia in today's semi-finals of the MOPANI Copper Mines COSAFA Under-20 Championships at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe, Zambia. Zimbabwe beat Botswana and Lesotho in Group C to book their place in the last four with a game to spare. (AllAfrica)

Court Declares Lungu Eligible to Contest 2021 Polls

[New Times] Zambia's Constitutional Court on Friday declared that President Edgar Lungu is eligible to contest the 2021 presidential election. (AllAfrica)

How New Media Platforms Have Become Powerful Across Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Online platforms have become an important site for political and social engagement. On the one hand they have been praised for their progressive characteristics. This is because they offer great organising potential, enhance political accountability and disrupt old media practices that tend to exclude less powerful voices from important social and political discussions. (AllAfrica)

'Arrest Without Fear'... Lungu Demands Recovery of Stolen Public Funds Without Fail

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says nobody is above the law and has directed the law enforcement agencies to ensure that public officers cited in the Auditor General's Reports are punished and any funds reported stolen is recovered without fail. (AllAfrica)

Batoka Project to Spur Industrial Growth

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe and Zambia have said the multi-billion Batoka Gorge Hydro Electric Scheme project will go a long way in reigniting local industry and providing employment for peoples of the two neighbouring countries. (AllAfrica)

25 Years On, Malawi and Zambia Still Struggling With Borders

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Since 2004, when the AU Commission directed all countries with outstanding border disputes to clearly mark their boundaries by the end of 2010, Zambia and Malawi have been working on solving problems caused by blurry border limits. (AllAfrica)

Some Parts of Malawi Declared to Belong to Zambia

[Nyasa Times] Parts of Mchinji, Mzimba, Kasungu and Rumphi districts have been declared to belong to Zambia during the border re-demarcation exercise. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Win Two From Two, Zimbabwe Seal Semifinal Spot

[CAF] Hosts Zambia made it two wins from two Group A games as they kept on course for the semifinals of the 2018 MOPANI Copper Mines COSAFA Under-20 Championships with a 2-0 victory over DR Congo at the Nkana Stadium on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Govt Withdraws Motor Vehicle Replacement Allowance

[Times of Zambia] THE Government has withdrawn the motor vehicle replacement allowance and eligible offices will revert to their previous conditions of service effective January next year. (AllAfrica)

Lungu Mourns Bush

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has sent a message of condolences to his United States counterpart Donald Trump over the death of former US President George H.W. Bush on Friday last week (AllAfrica)

Inmates Still Human Beings - Lungu

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says there is need to improve the living standards of inmates because incarceration does not mean loss of human dignity. (AllAfrica)

Step By Inevitable Step - Lungu's Strategic March to 2021 and Beyond

[African Arguments] If President Lungu is deemed eligible to run for a third term, he will have removed one more hurdle to extending his rule. He has plans for the rest. (AllAfrica)

Mother Accused of Selling Her One-Month-Old Baby

[Times of Zambia] A teanage mother of Mansa is under arrest along with her brother and a female traditional healer for selling her one-month-old baby to the sangoma for K1,500 and a mobile phone as top-up. (AllAfrica)

Green Eagles Fly Past Buffaloes to Add Eswatini Football Woes

[CAF] Visiting Green Eagles of Zambia easily flew over the raging Young Buffaloes of Eswatini notching a 3-2 away win in the Total CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round second leg tie played at Mavuso Sports Centre on Wednesday afternoon. (AllAfrica)

GBV Report - Property Grabbing - a Widow's Nightmare!

[Swenga] According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Fund Population Agency (UNFPA) report of 1995, customary inheritance laws, which allocate a deceased man's assets to his parents and siblings, place wives at a distinct economic disadvantage. A law still enacted today. (AllAfrica)

AFC Leopards Secretly Drop Newly-Signed Zambian Forward

[Nairobi News] The same player was seen smiling alongside club secretary general Oscar Igaida during his unveiling early this month. (AllAfrica)

Govt Building Nation Dependent On Own Resources - Mwanakatwe

[Times of Zambia] The Government is focusing on building a nation that depends on its own resources for national development by enhancing domestic revenue collections in the country. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Beat Ill-Prepared Malawi in Cosafa Under-20 Championship

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Under-20 national football team which to Lusaka, Zambia to participate at the 2018 Under-20 Cosafa Championship without training camp lost to the hosts in their opening game Group A game on Sunday at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe. (AllAfrica)

Bruce Mwape Makes CAF Shortlist

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA women football team coach Bruce Mwape is the only Zambian named on Confederations of African Football (CAF) provisional list of outstanding achievers for 2018. (AllAfrica)

FAZ to Table Sven's 'Stay'

[Times of Zambia] THE Football Association of Zambia says it will soon call for Executive Committee meeting to decide the fate of national team coach Sven Vandenbroeck. (AllAfrica)

Mother in Trouble for Taking Twin Children Off ARVs

[Times of Zambia] A Choma woman could be in serious trouble after it was alleged she took her 14-year-twins off their ARVs based on her faith that they were healed. (AllAfrica)

No Zika Here - UK Envoy

[Times of Zambia] British envoy Fergus Cochrane-Dyet says the misinformation by some sections of the media in his country that there is an outbreak of Zika virus in Zambia is a threat to the country's tourism sector. (AllAfrica)

Fish Production to Hit 40,000 Tons

[Times of Zambia] THE Government says annual fish production is expected to be increased to 40,000 tonnes from the current 36,000 once the Zambia Aquaculture Enterprise Development Project (ZAEDP) implementation period completes in 2021. (AllAfrica)

Solar Investment to Boost Clean Energy

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA and other developing countries' solar investment will significantly contribute to global clean energy, a comprehensive new study from Bloomberg (BNEF) dubbed Climates scope 2018 states. (AllAfrica)

Govt Gets U.S.$71 Million Germany Support for Governance

[Times of Zambia] Germany has given Zambia a grant of ?62.9 million Euros to support Zambia's financial governance. (AllAfrica)