[The Herald] THE Zimbabwe Rugby Union have lined up two ties for the national Under-20 side against Zambia and Botswana as part of preparations for the Junior World Rugby Trophy Africa Pool B qualifiers at Harare Sports Club in April. The Junior Trophy World Rugby Trophy finals will be held later this year at a venue still to be determined but only one country from Pool A will represent Africa at the global showcase.
[Daily Maverick] The Zambian government has controversially removed two leading members of the Health Professions Council of Zambia, allegedly because it believes the council is making the ruling party unpopular in an area facing a key by-election.
[VOA] Zambia's profitable copper mining industry is making its citizens poor, an explosive new report by a southern African research organization says. The report by Southern Africa Resource Watch examined conditions in the community around one mine in northwestern Zambia, where they say they found the vast wealth is not being spread to the surrounding community. And this situation, they say, is a tale told across mineral-rich communities in Africa.