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Posts published in December 2019

Families Identify Slain Namibians in Lusaka

[Namibian] THE bodies of seven suspected criminals who were shot dead in the Zambian capital have been positively identified by their Namibian relatives.

Namibians Travel to Zambia to Claim Bodies

[Namibian] A GROUP of Namibians from the Ohangwena region travelled to Zambia's capital, Lusaka, yesterday to repatriate some of the seven bodies of suspected criminals who were shot dead by police in that country two weeks ago.

Zambia Win U20 Cosafa Cup

[Namibian] JONATHAN Munalula scored twice as hosts Zambia were crowned 2019 Cosafa Men's under-20 Championship winners after a comprehensive 3-0 victory over South Africa in Saturday's final played at a packed Nkoloma Stadium.

Lungu Commends Church Over Gay Stance

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has commended the Church in Southern Province for speaking out against homosexuality.

Holders SA, Hosts Zambia in COSAFA Final Contest

[CAJ News] Lusaka -A DREAM final between the two most successful sides in the tournament is in the offing as hosts, Zambia, and defending champions, South Africa, contest the final of the Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) men's...

Holders SA, Hosts Zambia in COSAFA Final Contest

[CAJ News] Lusaka -A DREAM final between the two most successful sides in the tournament is in the offing as hosts, Zambia, and defending champions, South Africa, contest the final of the Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) men's...

U.S. Bullying of Zambia Over Homosexuality a Recurring Tactic

[CAJ News] Lusaka -THE diplomatic tiff between Zambia and the United States of America (USA) over the sentencing of two men for homosexuality highlights the tendency by US envoys to interfere in host countries' domestic affairs, undermining their indep...

Why Gender-Based Violence Persists in Zambia

[Times of Zambia] The rising cases of gender-based violence (GBV) in Zambia in the recent past call for enhanced multi-sectoral interventions in order to halt the scourge.

Football/U-20 – Angola Play Zambia At Cosafa Cup

[ANGOP] Luanda -The under-20 national football team will face the host team,Zambia, in a semi finals match of the Cosafa Cup, to take place Thursday afternoon in Nkoloma Stadium, in Lusaka City.

Kaunda Gets Anti-Graft Award

[The Herald] Former Zambian president Dr Kenneth Kaunda (95) has been honoured with a lifetime achiever's award for fighting corruption.

‘Intensify Awareness Campaigns On Women’s Struggles’

[Times of Zambia] An international women advocacy organisation (Merk Foundation) has called for the intensifying of stories on struggles women go through as a way of helping reduce inequality and stigma.

Standing Up for Human Rights in Zambia

[Council on Foreign Relations] New York -Last week, when U.S. Ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote expressed his dismay about a Zambian court ruling sentencing two men to fifteen years in prison for the crime of conducting a same-sex relationship, Zambian...

Standing Up for Human Rights in Zambia

[Council on Foreign Relations] New York -Last week, when U.S. Ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote expressed his dismay about a Zambian court ruling sentencing two men to fifteen years in prison for the crime of conducting a same-sex relationship, Zambian...

U.S-Zambia Ties Strained Over 15-Year Jail Sentence of Gay Couple

[This is Africa] Zambia' s High Court recently passed a decade and a half long jail term to two men for engaging in sexual relations "against the order of nature". The move was highly criticised by the U.S Ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote, who said he...

Press Statement from U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote

[U.S. Embassy Luanda] Let us first acknowledge World AIDS Day, which we will celebrate tomorrow in Zambia.  We highlighted this year's theme, "Communities make the difference," last week in Mandevu, with a huge, wonderful, and exceptionally welcoming g...

Zambia and Switzerland Envoys Present Credentials

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -New envoys to Botswana representing Zambia and Switzerland Mr Mwansa Kapeya and Mr Nicolas Brühl December 2 presented letters of credence to President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi.