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Posts published in August 2021

Neuroscience Moves Closer to Understanding Brain Development

[UCT] The University of Cape Town's (UCT) Professor Kirsten Donald, who is based in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health in the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), has been awarded a multimillion US dollar contract by Wellcome Leap to undertake...

Zambian Elections – the Good, Bad and the Ugly

[Daily Maverick] The recently concluded election in Zambia was a breath of fresh air for a region battered by disputed and often deadly electoral cycles. This article celebrates the Zambian election not just because of its outcome, but because the coll...

Hichilema’s Victory in Zambia Shows the Way for Cummings

[New Republic] London -- AFTER six attempts at the presidency, Zambian businessman Hakainde Hichilema finally made it to the top office in his country when he overwhelmingly defeated the incumbent, President Edgar Lungu, in the election on August 12.

Calls for Lean Cabinet Timely

[Times of Zambia] THE goodwill Zambia has gained for conducting peaceful general elections on August 12, followed by the peaceful transfer of power from the sixth President to the seventh one, won praise and respect from many local, regional and intern...

Tanzania, Zambia Throw Weight Behind Flagship Projects

[Daily News] ENHANCING cooperation on the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) and Tanzania Zambia Crude Oil Pipeline (TAZAMA) topped the discussion between President Samia Suluhu Hassan and newly-elected Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema.

Hakainde Hichilema Takes Aoath

[Cameroon Tribune] The New President has been sworn in during an unprecedented ceremony in the capital Lusaka on Tuesday August 24, 2021.

Geingob Hails Zambia’s ‘Solid Democracy’

[New Era] President Hage Geingob has hailed Zambia's democracy, saying the people gave the newly elected leadership a strong mandate to steer the country to greater heights. Geingob yesterday attended the swearing-in of Zambia's newly elected president...

Hichilema Promises to Maintain Multilateral Ties

[Daily News] PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan yesterday attended the inauguration of Zambia's President Hakainde Hichilema in Lusaka with the latter promising to continue maintaining State ties.

Vice President Hails Peaceful Transition of Power in Zambia

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Deputy President of the Republic, Bornito de Sousa, Tuesday in Lusaka, praised the peaceful transition of power that occurred in Zambia, with the inauguration of the new President, Hakainde Hichilema.

Suluhu Hassan Attends Hichilema’s Inauguration

[Daily News] PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan is today expected to leave the country for Zambia, to witness the inauguration of Zambia's President elect Hakainde Hichilema in Lusaka.

Lungu Touts Debt-Laden China Infrastructure as Legacy

[Nation] Outgoing Zambian leader Edgar Lungu on Monday bade farewell to his countrymen in a message touting his administration's massive investment in infrastructure as his legacy.