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Posts published in September 2019

Southern African Countries Battle to Save Own Tobacco Industry

[The Herald] A coalition of five Southern African countries met recently in Malawi to discuss ways to address the growing global anti-tobacco lobby which is imposing tighter regulations and heavy taxes on the golden leaf, a major source of export earni...

Zambia, Botswana Intensify Preparations for Olympic Qualifier

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The senior women national football team will leave tomorrow for Lusaka, Zambia where they will play against Copper Queens of Zambia in the first leg of the Tokyo 2020 third round Olympic qualifier.

Zambia, Uganda in Goals Hunt At Cosafa U-17

[Monitor] Uganda are certain to move to the quarterfinals of the Cosafa U-17 Championships owing to their 11-0 win over hosts Mauritius on Sunday.

Under 17 Girls Confront Zambia in Cosafa Debut

[Monitor] Kampala -Coach Ayub Khalifan left for Mauritius assured that his team can fight for top place in the Cosafa U17 Women Championship that gets underway today in Port Luis.

Lesotho Sevens Finish Sixth in Zambia

[Lesotho Times] LESOTHO'S Rugby Sevens side failed to replicate its recent impressive form in the Zambia Sevens International Tournament where it came sixth last weekend.

Football/Afro-Cup – 1º De Agosto Beat Zambia’s Green Eagles

[ANGOP] Luanda -1ยบ de Agosto squad last Saturday in Zambia beat the local Green Eagles team by 2-1, in the first leg of the last eliminatory phase of access to the group stage of the African Champion Clubs Cup in football.

Govt Deports Chinese Man Over ‘Abusive Remarks’

[East African] Zambian immigration authorities on Saturday announced they have deported a Chinese national for allegedly using abusive language towards Zambians and government officials.

We’ll Miss Straight-Talking Mugabe – VP Inonge

[Times of Zambia] Vice-President Inonge Wina has described the late Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a brave African leader who never minced his words when defending the sovereignty of Zimbabwe and Africa.

Kambwili Drugs Claims – U.S. Clears the Air

[Times of Zambia] The United States (US) Embassy in Zambia has said the drug dealing case reported on social media said to involve a Lusaka businessman is actually closed.

131 Illegal Immigrants Deported to Zambia

[New Era] Katima Mulilo -Zambezi regional police commander Commissioner Karel Theron says the second phase of the Kalahari Desert Operation is progressing well in the region.

Mighty Warriors Boycott Olympic Qualifier, Face Ban

[New Zimbabwe] THE Zimbabwe national women's football team faces a ban from FIFA sanctioned matches after the Mighty Warriors boycotted their 2022 Tokyo Olympic Games second round, second leg encounter against Zambia which was scheduled for National Sp...

Madagascar to Replace Zambia for Friendly Match

[SAFA] 4 September 2019 - The South African Football Association (SAFA) has confirmed that Bafana Bafana will play Madagascar in a friendly international match on Saturday, 7 September at Orlando Stadium.

South Africans and Others Take Stock Amid Violence

[VOA] South Africa has begun assessing the toll of the week's anti-immigrant violence, which, according to authorities, has claimed 10 lives, injured scores more, incited fear, hobbled business activity, and strained relations with other African countr...

Three Dropped in Permanent Secretary Reshuffle

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has reshuffled a number of permanent secretaries, terminated one and announced he will not be renewing the contractors for two others winding down next month.