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Posts published in December 2020

Zambia Prepare for CHAN With Three Friendlies in Yaoundé

[CAF] Zambia Chipolopolo made the early trip to Cameroon on 30 December 2020, to take part in a four-nation pre-tournament friendly starting this weekend in Yaoundé, as preparation for the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN), Cameroon 2020 that w...

Two Shot Dead as Police Disperse Opposition Gathering

[allAfrica] Cape Town -- News agencies and a local newspaper are reporting that two people died of gunshot wounds after Zambian police were deployed to disperse a crowd of opposition supporters in Lusaka.

IMF Completes High-Level Staff Visit to Zambia

[IMF] Following Zambia's request for a financing arrangement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Mr. Abebe Aemro Selassie, Director of the IMF's African Department, and Mr. Alex Segura-Ubiergo, mission chief for Zambia, visited Lusaka from Dece...

IGP Munyuza Visits Zambia Police School

[New Times] The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dan Munyuza, who is in Zambia since Monday for bilateral cooperation, on Tuesday December 15, visited Zambia Police School of Public Order Maintenance--Kanfinsa College.

Zambian Coach Micho in Court Over Alleged Sexual Harassment

[Nairobi News] Zambia national football team coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic is in trouble with South African authorities for reportedly touching a lady's buttocks in public without her permission.

Ex-Vice President Nevers Mumba Held in DR Congo

[East African] Lusaka -- Zambia's former vice president and opposition leader, Nevers Mumba, is being held by Congolese authorities in the DRC for investigations.

Civic Rights Were Eroded Across Africa in 2020

[allAfrica] CIVICUS , the global civil society alliance, rates civic space in six Sub-Saharan African states as " closed", in 21 as "repressed" and in 14 as "obstructed". In its 2020 report, People Power Under Attack, it repo...

Namibia, Zambia Through to Semis

[Namibian] NAMIBIA and Zambia complete the semifinal line-up at the Cosafa Qualifiers for Total u20 Afcon, Mauritania 2021 after the last round of Group B action was played in Nelson Mandela Bay on Wednesday.

High-Level IMF Staff Team Visits Zambia

[IMF] The Zambian authorities have formally requested a financing arrangement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to support their reform efforts. The Fund is currently assessing this request.

Three Babies, Including Set of Twins, Die in Housefire

[Times of Zambia] A BABY and a pair of twins of the same family have been burnt to death while their father escaped with burns after a grass-thatched house they were sleeping in caught fire in Nsama district.