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Namibia Out of CHAN but Zambia Keep Hopes Alive

[Cosafa] Namibia became the second COSAFA member to be eliminated from the African Nations Championship after being beaten 1-0 by Tanzania on Saturday but Zambia moved closer to advancing to the knockout stage. (AllAfrica)

Vedanta Settles Zambia Copper Mine Pollution Claim

[Namibian] INDIAN mining conglomerate Vedanta Resources has agreed to settle all claims Zambian villagers brought against it. (AllAfrica)

Global Copper Recovery to Lift Zambia's Economy

[CAJ News] Lusaka, Zambia -- A RALLY in the price of copper globally is a major boost for Zambia in its efforts to revive the economy impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) and drought. (AllAfrica)

UK Copper Mining Company Settles Pollution Claim With Villagers

[RFI] After six years of seeking damages for the pollution that has affected their lives, more than 2,500 Zambian villagers have been awarded a settlement by a UK company and its Zambian copper mining subsidiary. (AllAfrica)

Stars Ready to Demolish Zambia

[Daily News] TAIFA Stars are ready to play their first match in the unfolding Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) finals as they face Zambia at Limbe Omnisport Stadium in Cameroon on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Central Bank Orders Top Zimbabwe Banker to Exit Mybucks

[New Zimbabwe] The Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has ordered a top Zimbabwean banker, George Manyere to exit from both controlling shareholding and directorship in the fintech company MyBucks after violating banking rules. (AllAfrica)

Piped Water Boosts Women's Health, Happiness and Income in Rural Zambia

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] With running water close to home, women in four Zambian villages gain four hours per week for other activities, study finds (AllAfrica)

Midwife Inspired By Health Workers As a Sick Child Goes the Extra Mile to Save Pregnant Women's Lives in Covid-19

[UNFPA] When Moses Nkosi fell ill and was taken to hospital as a child, he was inspired by the health workers who attended him to follow in their footsteps. Achieving this dream was not easy, yet the challenges he faced may have helped prepare him to tackle the difficult time ahead for mothers-to-be in his community during the COVID-19 pandemic. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Defaults, Economically and Politically

[ISS] Many African countries are sinking further into unsustainable debt. Last November Zambia epitomised the problem when it defaulted on a US$42.5 million payment on a Eurobond. 'The government went on a borrowing spree over the last few years and was then unable to repay,' notes Peter Leon, co-chair of the Africa group at the law firm Herbert Smith Freehills. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Draw With Libya in Latest CHAN Warm-Up

[Cosafa] The Zambia side preparing for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) played to a 1-1 draw with fellow finalists Libya in their warm-up clash before the competition gets under way on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

'We Will Be Ready for CHAN' - Zambia Midfielder Sakala

[Cosafa] Zambia midfielder Benson Sakala says the team has adapted well to weather conditions in Cameroon ahead of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) that kicks off on January 16. (AllAfrica)

Africa's Road to Recovery in 2021 Is a Fresh Start

[Chatham House] The continent now has a chance to reshape its relations with the global economy to create greater pan-African prosperity and resilience for future generations. (AllAfrica)

Cranes Face Zambia in Emotional Reunion for Micho

[Monitor] Former Cranes coach Micho Sredojevic was supposed to return to Uganda in March last year for a pre-Chan mini-tournament. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Prepare for CHAN With Three Friendlies in Yaoundé

[CAF] Zambia Chipolopolo made the early trip to Cameroon on 30 December 2020, to take part in a four-nation pre-tournament friendly starting this weekend in Yaoundé, as preparation for the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN), Cameroon 2020 that will be held from 16 January to 7 February 2021. (AllAfrica)

Lwandamina Leaves Zesco United

[CAF] Eight times Zambian champions Zesco United have parted ways with their long-serving coach George Lwandamina. (AllAfrica)

Chakwera Lauds Zambia for Honouring 'Late' Presidents

[Malawi News Agency] Lusaka -- President Dr Lazarus Chakwera has applauded the Zambian government has been applauded for recognizing their former dead Presidents with decent burial sites for the various contributions they made to the country. (AllAfrica)

Malawi and Zambia to Strengthen Existing Bilateral-Relations

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -- President Dr Lazarus Chakwera has described the sharing of information and intelligence as a crucial aspect in fostering mutual cooperation between neighboring countries. (AllAfrica)

President Lungu Says Chakwera's Visit to Zambia to Strengthen Ties With Malawi

[Nyasa Times] Zambian President Edgar Lungu says President Lazarus Chakwera visit into the country will help in strengthening diplomatic ties between Lilongwe and Lusaka that have been enjoyed since time in memorial. (AllAfrica)

Chakwera Must Reprimand President Lungu's Poor Zambia Rights Record

[Nyasa Times] President Lazarus Chakwera is visiting Zambia this Tuesday on day-return official visit and we are happy with the gesture for two reasons. (AllAfrica)

Details On Monkey-Trafficking Scandal Emerge

[The Herald] A syndicate of four individuals that smuggled 32 monkeys from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to South Africa, used fake papers to cross the first border into Zambia and then into Zimbabwe but their luck ran out when Zimbabwean immigration authorities at Chirundu decided to check with ZimParks, who investigated and found the documentation fake. (AllAfrica)

Will Kenya-Zambia Friendly Go Ahead After New Covid-19 Guidelines?

[Nation] The Ministry of Sports on Friday released guidelines for the phased resumption of sporting activities following a decline in Covid-19 cases in the country. (AllAfrica)

Small-Scale Miners Back ZCCM-IH Quest for Greater Stake in Mopani

[Times of Zambia] THE Small-Scale Miner's Association of Zambia (SSMAZ) has added its voice to the chorus of calls urging the ZCCM-IH to go ahead and acquire a greater stake in the Glencore-owned Mopani Copper Mines. (AllAfrica)

FISP Fertiliser Swapped for a Sip

[Times of Zambia] Chief Katumba of the Chewa people in Sinda and Katete districts in Eastern Province has urged his subjects not to sell the fertiliser they receive from the Government under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP). (AllAfrica)

50-Year Mystery of MP's Death

[Nation] As he sipped his drink one late evening in Lusaka, Zambia, early September 1970, West Mugirango MP George Justus Morara bumped into Nahashon Isaac Njenga Njoroge - the man who assassinated Constitutional Affairs Minister, Tom Mboya, on July 5, 1969. (AllAfrica)

Growing Low-Cost Rural Connectivity

[Balancing Act] London -- The low-cost rural operator space has grown but given the size of the opportunity it has been mighty slow. This week Russell Southwood spoke to Michael Darcy, CEO and Founder of AMN about its expansion plans and its purchase of equipment vendor Range Networks. (AllAfrica)

Has the Time for Hydropower Passed?

[Africa In Fact] Africa has vast untapped sources of hydroelectricity but climate change, particularly droughts, raises questions about sustainability (AllAfrica)

Zambia to Reopen All Schools After Drop in Covid-19 Cases

[East African] Zambia announced Friday that it is reopening all learning institutions following insignificant cases of the coronavirus following the reopening of examination classes. (AllAfrica)

Anti-Graft Body to Probe Ambulances Deal Awarded to 'Guptas of Zambia'

[Nyasa Times] Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has been asked to investigate Ministry of Health's intention to award a K1.6 billion ($2.2 million) contract to a Zambian company to supply ambulances after it has emerged that it submitted an expensive bid and is accused of corruption, Nyasa Times has learnt. (AllAfrica)

Brick and Roof Tile Manufacturer Merges With Zambian Firm

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe's largest clay brick and roof tile manufacturer, BETA Holdings, has merged with a Zambian company Kalulushi Clay Bricks (KCB) (Pvt) Ltd as it bids to spread its wings in the region, businessdigest has established. (AllAfrica)

Kenyan Goalkeeper Eyes Zambian League Title

[Nation] Former Gor Mahia goalkeeper Shaban Odhoji is looking forward to guiding Napsa Stars to the Zambian Super League (ZSL) title in the upcoming season. (AllAfrica)

Southern Africa Fights Against Locust Invasion As Millions Pushed to the Brink

[RFI] Authorities in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe are scrambling to control titanic swarms of migratory locusts, which have put 7 million people in the southern region at risk of famine. (AllAfrica)