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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 | Zambian leader Sata 'not critically ill' | 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 | Zambian acquitted for calling Sata 'a potato' | Zambian acquitted for calling Sata 'a potato'
A Zambian opposition leader charged with defamation after comparing the president to a sweet potato has been acquitted after a court found he was merely exercising his right to free speech.
[News24] 15/07/2014

Zambia: Sex Industry Demand for Unsafe Sex Hampers Fight Against HIV
[Key Correspondents]A Zambian sex worker living with HIV says efforts to reduce new HIV infections are being hampered by demand for unprotected sex, which comes at a higher price.
[AllAfrica] 15/07/2014

Zambia: VP Guy Scott Replaced - Report
[Zambia Reports]An unconfirmed source has told Zambia Reports that President Michael Sata has replaced Vice President Guy Scott with Local Government Minister Emmanuel Chenda.
[AllAfrica] 14/07/2014

Zambia: Changala Will Resubmit Sata Medical Board Application
[Zambia Reports]Civil Rights activist Brebner Changala says he will resubmit his writ of mandamus for judicial review to seek relief on the decision or indecision by Cabinet to consider the question of the physical and mental capacity of President Michael (...)
[AllAfrica] 14/07/2014

Zambia: CEC Liquid Telecom appoints new MD
Liquid Telecom and Copperbelt Energy Corporation have revealed the appointment of Andrew Kapula as managing director of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia. CEC Liquid Telecom Zambia is said to be growing rapidly by the company, and Mr Kapula will direct the company’s continued expansion of its fibre (...)
[IT News Africa] 14/07/2014

Africa: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa'
[African Arguments]When, midway through the American journalist Howard French's new book, a Zambian politician tells him dejectedly that "we are not a poor people but we have crowned ourselves with poverty," the phrase resonates with the experience of many countries is modern-day (...)
[AllAfrica] 14/07/2014

Zambia: Two Ex-Fra Officials Nabbed
[Times of Zambia]THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in Mansa has arrested two former Food Reserve Agency (FRA) employees for corrupt practices involving more than K7,000.
[AllAfrica] 14/07/2014

Zambia: Kaloko's Pregnant 10-Yr-Old Relocated
[Times of Zambia]THE Ndola District Child Protection Committee has relocated the 10-year-old pregnant girl from Kaloko Township to a secure and conducive institution of care to protect her from the unnecessary attention she has (...)
[AllAfrica] 14/07/2014

Southern Africa: Single Visa System Gets Major Boost
[Zimbabwe Standard]The World Bank has availed US$700 000 towards the creation of a single visa system among Sadc member states, with Zimbabwe and Zambia set to host the pilot project.
[AllAfrica] 13/07/2014

Zambia: Changala's Application for Sata's Medical Board Dismissed
[Zambia Reports]Lusaka High Court judge Isaac Chali has dismissed civil rights activist Brebnar Changala's application for a writ of mandamus to compel Cabinet to set up a medical board and ascertain President Michael Sata's health as (...)
[AllAfrica] 12/07/2014

Zambia: Court Dismisses Bid to Probe Sata's Health
[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka High Court has refused to grant leave for judicial review to Civil Rights activist Brebner Changala in the matter he is asking the court to constitute a medical board to examine the health of President Michael (...)
[AllAfrica] 12/07/2014 | Zambia Parly concerned over Sata's health | Zambia Parly concerned over Sata's health
The health of Zambian President Michael Sata has come under scrutiny in parliament, with opposition lawmakers requesting a meeting with the ailing leader, who has not been seen in public for three weeks.
[News24] 11/07/2014

Zambia: Opposition Awaiting Outcome of President Sata Health Court Case
[RFI]A Zambian court is examining a request to have doctors assess the health of Zambian President Michael Sata. There has been increasing speculation about the 77-year-old's health and treatment he reportedly received in Israel. RFI spoke to Nevers Mumba, president of the opposition Movement (...)
[AllAfrica] 11/07/2014

Zambia: Sata in Seclusion At State House - Report
[Zambia Reports]The tension at State House is turning to alarm as President Michael Sata continues to be caged away from even State House staff, a report availed to Zambia Reports can reveal.
[AllAfrica] 11/07/2014

Zambia: Singer Petersen Defends 'Porn Star' Singer Bobby East
[Zambia Reports]Singer Petersen Mukubesa Mundia has come to the defence of his fellow artise Bobby East from the XYZ crew for featuring in a rather boring and uninspiring 12-minute porn video that has gone viral.
[AllAfrica] 11/07/2014

Dreaming of a golden era
Can we do more to better Zambia? 2014-07-10 In a few months, Zambia will turn 50. A sober assessment of how the country has fared since independence would show that some notable progress has been achieved. But serious challenges still persist. Zambia now needs new blood, new formulae and new (...)
[Pambazuka News] 10/07/2014

Zambia: Ruling Party Warned After Secrecy Over President's Health
[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front (PF) committee member in Kaposhi area of Chongwe district Gibson Mwangilwa has warned that the ruling party was jeopardising its own future for being secretive over Michael Sata's health and his absence from the (...)
[AllAfrica] 10/07/2014

Zambia: Sata Expected to Make South Africa Medical Trip
[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata who celebrated his 77th Birthday on Sunday today Wednesday July 9, 2014 expected to leave for South Africa for medical attention because he is vomiting too much, a State House source has disclosed to Zambia (...)
[AllAfrica] 09/07/2014

Tanzania, Zambia sign $80 million Tazara rescue pact
Tanzania and Zambia have agreed to provide the struggling Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara) with $80 million in the next 12 months.
[East Africa News Post] 09/07/2014

Tanzania, Zambia to invest $80 million in cash-strapped rail firm
Tanzania and Zambia plan to inject $80 million to bail out a jointly owned railway firm suffering from decades of under-investment, the company said on Tuesday. Read more ...
[Africa Report] 08/07/2014 | Zambia president Sata returns from Israel | Zambia president Sata returns from Israel
Zambian President Michael Sata has returned from Israel and celebrated his 77th birthday with friends and family, a report says.
[News24] 08/07/2014

Zambia focusing on protecting youth online
The drafting process of Zambia’s national child online protection strategy has commenced. The strategy, put together by the Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA), is expected to avoid exposing youths to dangerous and potentially harmful websites. Ngabo Nankonde, ZICTA (...)
[IT News Africa] 07/07/2014

Zambia: In Defence of Zambian Watchdog
[Zambia Reports]In recent days there has been significant discussion about a series of aggressive attack articles against the news website Zambian Watchdog (ZWD) circulated on social media by a woman named Proud Aushi Musamba Mumba, as well as responses to these attacks by the management of (...)
[AllAfrica] 07/07/2014

Zambia: Sata Returns to Lusaka, but Questions Remain
[Zambia Reports]According to a number of sources reaching Zambia Reports, President Michael Sata returned to Lusaka from his stay abroad in Israel late last night and was quickly absconded to State House, where the standard presidential guard protocol can be (...)
[AllAfrica] 06/07/2014

Zambia: ECZ Prepares for Major By-Elections
[Zambia Reports]The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) will early next week announce the date on which to hold the pending parliamentary by-elections following the Supreme Court's landmark judgment allowing former Members of Parliament who had their elections nullified to recontest their (...)
[AllAfrica] 05/07/2014

Zambia: Zambia Focuses On Young People for a More Prosperous and Aids-Free Generation
[Key Correspondents]As people with HIV in Zambia are now living longer and healthier lives, the focus is shifting to young people and the opportunity to work towards an AIDS-free generation.
[AllAfrica] 04/07/2014

Zambia: Court Acquits Two Men Accused of Having Sex 'Against the Order of Nature'
[AI London]Today's court decision to acquit two Zambian men accused of having consensual sex with each other because the case had not been proved beyond reasonable doubt is the right decision for the wrong reasons, Amnesty International said (...)
[AllAfrica] 04/07/2014

Zambia: Inside Mulenga Sata's Presidential Campaign
[Zambia Reports]Despite President Michael Sata's allegedly poor health, his son Mulenga Sata is making an ambitious run at the presidency to become the chosen PF successor, sources tell Zambia Reports, including the hiring of consultants from 'Kabwata Times' and economic support from the (...)
[AllAfrica] 04/07/2014

Homosexuality and the law in Africa
Homosexuality and the law in Africa
Two Zambian men charged with having consensual gay sex have been acquitted in a high-profile case.
[News24] 04/07/2014

Gays, Africa and the law
Two Zambian men acquitted on homosexuality charges are only one example of how Africa persecutes gay people.
[IOL] 03/07/2014

Zambian men acquitted of gay charges
Zambian men acquitted of gay charges
Two Zambian man charged with having consensual gay sex have been acquitted after magistrates said the state failed to provide sufficient evidence in the high-profile case.
[News24] 03/07/2014

Zambia gay sex pair acquitted
A Zambian magistrate has acquitted two men charged with having sexual relations “against the order of nature”.
[IOL] 03/07/2014 : : all news from Africa. Africa news & newspapers online
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