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Zambia’s patron of the arts
CNN.com - Africa Mulenga Kapwepwe has single-handedly created an explosion of arts in Zambia. Zambia’s patron of the arts
[USAfricaonline] 19/08/2014

 
Southern Africa: SADC Ministers Call for Emergency Fund
[Times of Zambia]Victoria Falls -THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers has called for the establishment of a regional fund to assist member States in emergency situations, especially in the face of the Ebola virus (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/08/2014

 
Zambia: ISAT Africa opens first VSAT hub
According to ISAT Africa, located in Zambia, it has established the first commercial VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) hub in Lusaka. According to the company, the private earth station will be used to transmit and receive data signals through a satellite. Zambia Information and Communication (...)
[IT News Africa] 18/08/2014

 
Junior Flames Lose To Zambia
The Malawi Under-20 national team on Saturday failed to use home ground advantage as they lose to Malawi long time football rival Zambia at Kamuzu Stadium by 2 goal to 1. With that final qualifying round, first leg defeat, a flight to 2015 Senegal Africa Youth Championship finals appears a (...)
[Malawi Voice] 17/08/2014

- Southern African Development Community: Address free expression, human rights in member countries
As the 15 member states of SADC prepare to meet for the 34th Summit of Heads of State and Government in Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe on August 17 and 18, 2014, the three human rights organizations drew attention to serious human rights concerns in Angola, Malawi, Swaziland, Zambia, and (...)
[IFEX] 16/08/2014

Zambia: Critique of U.S.-Zambia Relations Highlight's Country's Unsettling Slide
[African Arguments]The feistiest criticism of the current state of Zambia-US relations came in a statement by the Zambia-based NGO, Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR) just as the recent Africa-US Summit in Washington got underway. It went largely unanswered but accurately (...)
[AllAfrica] 15/08/2014

10 Must have Gadgets & Gear when travelling in Africa
Africa has a variety of beautiful go to destinations to visit. These include the beautiful Masai Mara in Kenya, which is home to some of Africa’s most popular wildlife. There is also nothing like viewing the spectacle that is Victoria Falls located near the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. for (...)
[IT News Africa] 15/08/2014

Rwanda U-19 boys cricket team continues impressive form in Zambia tourney
Rwanda’s U-19 boys’ cricket team has continued their dominance in this year’s Pepsi ICC-Africa Division Two tournament in Zambia. Coach Edward Pearson’s starlets recorded their second win in a row with victory against Swaziland on Sunday. The team started with a  comfortable 188 run victory...
[In2EastAfrica] 12/08/2014

Tanzania cricketers shine in Zambia
Tanzania’s Under-19 cricket team maintained their serene run at this year’s Pepsi International Cricket Council-Africa U-19 Division Two tournament after beating Mozambique by 10 wickets at Lotus Sports Club in Lusaka, Zambia on Sunday. On the second day of the ten-day tournament, Tanzanian (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 12/08/2014

Tazara commuter train service hitch angers passengers
The Mwakanga-Dar train breakdown midway at Fundi Umeme stop-over recently marred the otherwise impressive Tanzania Zambia Railways Authority (TAZARA) Dar es Salaam commuter train services. It was the ingenuity and courtesy of TAZARA workers that prevented a clash with commuters returning home (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 12/08/2014

News24.com | Zambia bans travellers from countries hit by Ebola
News24.com | Zambia bans travellers from countries hit by Ebola
Zambia says it will restrict entry of travellers from countries affected by the Ebola virus and would ban Zambians from travelling to those countries, in one of the strictest moves yet by a southern African country against the deadly (...)
[News24] 10/08/2014

 
Zambia: Citizens From Ebola States Banned
[Times of Zambia]THE Government has banned the entry of citizens from countries hit by the deadly Ebola virus, Health Minister Joseph Kasonde has announced.
[AllAfrica] 09/08/2014

Regional ‘Senior Command and Staff’ course students graduate
A total of 28 Police students of the second intake of the Senior Command and Staff course graduated yesterday from the National Police College in Musanze District. The officers were from Uganda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Swaziland, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia and Rwanda, the hosts. The (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 05/08/2014

Zambia: Sata's Family Debates Succession
[Zambia Reports]With President Michael Sata's health deteriorating rapidly to the point of non-performance of his official duties, the first family is urgently debating a plan for succession for someone to take over the mantle of Patriotic Front leadership, a source close to State House tells (...)
[AllAfrica] 04/08/2014

Don’t split Tazara, China warns Dar
China has expressed readiness to finance reconstruction of the struggling Tanzania and Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara).
[East Africa News Post] 04/08/2014

Southern Africa: Bank Steps In Over Dam Collapse Threat
[Times of Zambia]The completion of the Kariba Dam in 1959 was hailed as an extraordinary feat of man's ingenuity in his quest to tailor the forces of nature to suit his needs.
[AllAfrica] 04/08/2014

Uganda Cubs edge out Rwanda
Uganda Cubs coach Matia Lule has warned Botswana and Zambia to expect a stiffer encounter in the final qualifying stage of the Africa U-17 Championship when they meet in the third round next month. Uganda Cubs beat neighbours Rwanda Wasps 3-2 in the return leg of the qualifiers on Friday to (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 01/08/2014

Zambia: Inflation Rises 0.1 Percent
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA's annual inflation rate for July has gone up by 0.1 per cent to eight per cent from 7.9 per cent recorded in June 2014.
[AllAfrica] 01/08/2014

Facebook launches new App in Zambia
Facebook has launched a new mobile app that allows users in Zambia to gain free access to a handful of online services on their mobile devices. The app is intended to boost Internet usage in underdeveloped countries. According to the company, over 85% of the world’s population lives in areas (...)
[IT News Africa] 31/07/2014

KLM to stop flights to Harare
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will stop flights to Harare and Lusaka from the 28th of October, two years after the resumption of flights to Zimbabwe. The international airline, which resumed Zimbabwe flights in 2012 after a 13 year break, has once again announced the discontinuation of flights to (...)
[The Zimbabwe Guardian] 31/07/2014

Zambia’s roofing king wants expansion
African Start-Up meets Damian Chanda -- the founder of Lusaka-based DT Roofing.
[USAfricaonline] 31/07/2014

Zambia: Guy Scott Volunteers Some Details On Sata's Health in Mangango
[Zambia Reports]Vice President Guy Scott has arrived in Mangango Constituency for campaigns and was after a long time without persuasion able to volunteer to talk about the health of President Michael Sata.
[AllAfrica] 30/07/2014

Zambia: Sata Makes Surprise Public Appearance
[Zambia Reports]After having scheduled and then cancelled three different swearing in ceremonies to appoint Zambia's Attorney General and Solicitor General, today President Michael Sata finally appeared to officiate the event.
[AllAfrica] 30/07/2014

Zambia: Citizens Await Sata's Appearance in Mangango - Saunders
[Zambia Reports]As campaigns heighten for the August 19th Mangango parliamentary by-election, Political Activist Dante Saunders says observers are waiting anxiously to see President Michael Sata in person during campaigns in the Western (...)
[AllAfrica] 30/07/2014

Zambia: Zambia Makes Progress in the Prevention of HIV Transmission From Mother to Child
[IPS]Lusaka -Chisha Mutale reports from Lusaka that substantial progress has been made against the transmission of HIV from mother to child by the the Zambian government and its cooperating partners.
[AllAfrica] 29/07/2014

Zambia: Sata Sickness Opens Up Can of Worms
[African Arguments]The health of the 77-year old Zambian President Michael Sata currently ranks among the most sensitive of issues in the country and has come to be discussed only in hushed tones. His most recent public appearance and pictures released by his office, intended to stem increasing (...)
[AllAfrica] 28/07/2014

Zambia: Grading Zambia's Presidents - Frederick Chiluba
[Zambia Reports]Titus Frederick Chiluba, President of Zambia 1991-2000
[AllAfrica] 27/07/2014

Zambia: The Trials and Tribulations of a Zambian Spin-Doctor
[African Arguments]I came across Dickson Jere at a lunch I got a late invite to as a replacement for a much better-known journalist. Still, beggars can't be choosers, and I sat next to a man who introduced himself as having 'floated Zambeef.' We've also been stepping up our Zambia coverage of (...)
[AllAfrica] 27/07/2014

Troubled Tazara to get $80m boost
Tanzania and Zambia have agreed to inject $80 million into their loss-making railway company, which is suffering from decades of under-investment.
[East Africa News Post] 26/07/2014

Interactive Alliance advocates creation of call centre association in Nigeria
– Such associations have already been set up in Zambia and Zimbabwe, and plans are underway to set one up in Kenya – LAGOS, Nigeria, July 22, 2014/ — Christopher Bell, Interactive Intelligence’s Channel Manager for Africa (http://www.inin.com), has recently… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 24/07/2014

Zambia: Chiefs Back Repeal of 'Degrading' Widow Inheritance Law - Study
[AlertNet]For a widow in Zambia, the death of a husband can often mean the loss of a home, land and other property.
[AllAfrica] 23/07/2014

Fastjet go for more routes despite loss report
FastJet, the budget airline, which reportedly suffered over 80 million US dollars loss last year, will go on with its expansion programme that includes increasing the number of flights on Dar es Salaam to Mwanza, and Dar es Salaam to Lusaka routes. The airline also announced on Tuesday that (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 23/07/2014

Chaynes extends lead in ARC standings
Ivorian Gary Chyanes extended his lead in the Africa Rally Championship (ARC) standings despite finishing second in the 2014 Rwanda Mt. Gorilla Rally which climaxed over the weekend in Kigali. Zambian rally ace Essa Mohammad won the Mt. Gorilla Rally of Rwanda to move within a point of reigning (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 22/07/2014

Zambia: Judiciary, RTSA Ink Fast Track Courts Deal
[Times of Zambia]THE Judiciary and the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to roll out the Fast Track courts for traffic offences countrywide.
[AllAfrica] 21/07/2014

Zambia: Dr Banda Reflects On Kazimu Sata's Accident
[Zambia Reports]UPND Vice President Dr Canisius Banda says the accident of the son to President Michael Sata, Kazimu brings into focus the state of the country's roads and safety record.
[AllAfrica] 19/07/2014

Zambia government 'unaware' of proposal to split Tazara
Zambian official says pronouncement by Tanzania was not what was discussed at recent Tazara Council of Ministers meeting.
[East Africa News Post] 18/07/2014

Zambia: Zambia Opposition Leader Skeptical About President's Health
[VOA]Zambia's government on Monday released photographs showing President Michael Sata chairing a cabinet meeting following opposition criticisms that the administration has been hiding the leader's deteriorating health.
[AllAfrica] 18/07/2014

Zambia: Disabled Needing HIV Services Face Discrimination - Report
[AlertNet]In Zambia, where disability is often considered a punishment inflicted by evil spirits, nearly one million people with disabilities are struggling to access HIV prevention or testing services or treatment, a rights group (...)
[AllAfrica] 16/07/2014

News24.com | Zambian leader Sata 'not critically ill'
News24.com | Zambian leader Sata 'not critically ill'
Zambia has released photographs of President Michael Sata chairing a cabinet meeting this week, allaying speculation that the 77-year-old leader is critically ill.
[News24] 16/07/2014

 
Zambia: Deaf, and Shut Out from HIV Information
[HRW]Faith learned she was HIV positive two years ago, after giving birth to her daughter. The Zambian government prides itself on its HIV prevention outreach, and every pregnant woman is supposed to be tested for the virus, to prevent passing it on to their babies. But Faith, now 25, is deaf, (...)
[AllAfrica] 16/07/2014



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