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Posts published in May 2021

One Zambia, Divided Nation Heads for Watershed Polls

[CAJ News] Lusaka -- Stakes have never been this high in the run-up to general elections in Zambia, otherwise hailed as Africa's 'air conditioned state' for climatic reasons and typically peaceful character.

Boxers Leave for Zambia

[Lesotho Times] Top boxers Moroke Mokhotho and Arena Pakela left the country yesterday for Zambia where they will be in a training for six weeks.

Edgar Lungu Seeks Re-Election

[East African] Lusaka -- Zambian President Edgar Lungu filed his nomination Monday seeking re-election after a court petition to block him failed.

Athletics – Iribagiza Scoops Silver in Zambia

[New Times] Female middle-distance runner Honorine Iribagiza has won a Silver Medal during the All-Comers Meet track and Field Competition taking place in Lusaka, Zambia.

Kazungula Bridge to Boost Regional Trade and Commerce

[New Era] The recently constructed 923-metre-long rail and road Kazungula bridge, linking Zambia and Botswana, was inaugurated on Monday in an effort to boost bilateral and regional trade. The bridge across the Zambezi River, co-financed by the two gov...

Rwandan Trio in Zambia for Tokyo 2020 Games Qualification

[New Times] Three Rwandan athletes including APR Athletics club duo Yves Nimubona, Marthe Yankurije and Honorine Iribagiza, who runs for Sina Gerard Athletics Club, have arrived in Lusaka, Zambia ahead of the Zambia Athletics Championships slated from ...

Kazungula Bridge Opens Monday

[Botswana Daily News] Kasane -- African Union (AU) chairperson and President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Mr Felix Tshisekedi is scheduled to officially open the multi-million Kazungula Bridge on Monday.

UK Support to Boost Tourism Sector

[Times of Zambia] Zambia has continued to be recognised as a tourist destination to consider for the holiday travels.

Xenophobia Flares Ahead of Zambian Elections

[New Frame] Shop customers are threatening migrant traders with violence come the national elections in August, amid a rise in xenophobia that appears to correlate with election periods in Africa.

Lungu’s Drive to Uplift Women Admirable

[Times of Zambia] In June 2015, the African Union (AU) heads of State summit held in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa was significant for many reasons.

Why Upcoming Poll Risks Tipping the Balance Against Democracy

[The Conversation Africa] Zambia is one of the fastest eroding democracies in the world. This is according to the Varieties of Democracy Project (V-dem), one of the most trusted sources of information on indicators of democratic progress or regression....

Tazara Seeks to Generate Sh107 Billion 2021/22

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara) has projected to generate $45.71 million (Sh106.53 billion) from its operational and non-operational income sources to cover the Authority's operations for the 2021/22 financial ...

Lusaka Recalls Senate to Vote On Bbi Bill, Consider Wajir Impeachment

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Speaker Kenneth Lusaka has gazetted Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday as the days for the special sittings where senators are to deliberate and vote on the Building Bridges Initiative Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill, 2020.