[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...
Posts published in August 2021
[Daily Maverick] Under ousted president Edgar Lungu, Zambia's economy was in freefall. In 2019 and 2020, the Zambian kwacha was one of the world's worst performing currencies. In 2011, when Lungu came to power, Zambia's external debt was $1.9-billion. ...
[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...
[RFI] Newly-elected Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema announced he would be making major changes to the police and military authorities, fulfilling one of his major campaign promises just one week after taking office.
[Nation] Zambia's Alinani Precious Metals (APM) has announced plans to build a Sh1 billion gold processing plant on Mombasa Road in Nairobi at a cost of Sh1 billion targeting artisanal miners.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Newly elected President Hakainde Hichilema fired Zambia Police Service Inspector General Kakoma Kanganja and all service chiefs and their deputies barely a week after his inauguration.
[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.
[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...
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia's coach Mondher Kebaier revealed on Thursday the list of players called for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers (Group B) against Equatorial Guinea and Zambia.
[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.
[Cameroon Tribune] The New President has been sworn in during an unprecedented ceremony in the capital Lusaka on Tuesday August 24, 2021.
[Capital FM] Lusaka, Zambia -- President Uhuru Kenyatta was among the ten (10) African Heads of State and Government at the inauguration of Zambia's new President Hakainde Hichilema in Lusaka.
[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...
[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.
[New Zimbabwe] Presidential spokesperson George Charamba threw all decorum and etiquette expected of him out the window hours before new Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema was inaugurated Tuesday, calling him a sellout.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[Nyasa Times] Malawi's President Lazarus Chakwera on Tuesday, 24 August, 2021 addressed Zambians and foreign dignitaries and Heads of State and Government at the inauguration of Zambia's seventh President, Hakainde Hichilema, at the Heroes Stadium in L...
[VOA] Lusaka -- New Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema took office on Tuesday, 12 days after defeating incumbent Edgar Lungu in a general election.