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Southern Africa Battles Deadly Cholera Outbreak

[DW] Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi are at the epicenter of the deadliest cholera outbreak in southern Africa in at least a decade. The global stockpile of vaccines to limit the disease's spread has run dry.

Zimtrade Targets Zambia’s Agritech Expo

[New Zimbabwe] TRADE promotion agency, ZimTrade has tabled plans to connect local companies to the Zambia Agritech Expo set to kick off later this week.

‘Polishing needed’

By SANDRA MWILA – ZAMBIA midfielder Miguel Chaiwa says the Four-Nations tournament won by Ke­nya has helped expose a few grey areas that the team needs to polish before the crucial FIFA 2026 World Cup qualifiers in June.The Chipolopolo finished third after beating Malawi 2-1 in the third-place play-off in a tournament won by Kenya […]

Netballers win again!

BySANDRA MWILA – Zambia 52-32 KenyaZAMBIA are back in connection for a place at the World Cup finals after beating Kenya to record two straight wins having started the qualifiers on a shaky note after registering two defeats against South Africa and Zimbabwe.The Moses Ndhlovu drilled side dominated play from the start to finish to […]

Fatigued netballers lose

By SANDRA MWILA – THE Zambia Under 21 netball team suffered their second consecutive defeat at the ongoing World Cup qualifiers in South Africa with coach Moses Ndhlovu still optimistic that the team will seal the needed qualification.Zambia started the campaign with a 72-10 to South Africa then lost 42-37 to Zimbabwe in the second […]

Film maker Abel Silumbwe nominated for best co-director

ZAMBIAN film director Abel Silumbwe has been nominated in the best co-director category at this weekend’s National Arts of Council film and arts festival taking place in Zimbabwe.The event is expected to be held on Saturday, February 24 in Zimbabwe’s second biggest city, Bulawayo.Silumbwe who is National Arts of Media Arts (NAMA) publicity secretary said […]

Africa CDC Support On Cholera Outbreak in Zambia

[Africa CDC] As cholera cases surge in Southern Africa's member states, particularly in Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Africa CDC has been following and supporting the response efforts. In Zambia, a delegation of the Africa CDC led by the Ag. Deputy Director...

Rwanda Appoints New Envoys to Zambia, Switzerland

[New Times] The first cabinet meeting of 2024 chaired by President Paul Kagame on Thursday, January 25, appointed new envoys to Zimbabwe and Switzerland, among other appointments.

Juliet Nyika strikes gold at pool

By RONALD CHAWE – MINISTER of Sport Elvis Nkandu says Juliet Nyika is a true ambassador for pool and the country after she won a gold medal at the ongoing 2023 edition of the Queens International Tournament in Zimbabwe.In a congratulatory message, the Sports Minister said Nyika had represented Zambia by adding yet another gold […]

Anglican church to ordain women into priesthood

By FELIX NKINKE – THE Central African Province of the Anglican Church has approved the ordination of women to priesthood subject to the preferences of each diocese.The Central African Province includes 15 dioceses in four countries, Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.Lusaka Diocese Vicar General Charlie Thomas confirmed to the Times of Zambia that the ordination […]

High world fuel prices wreck havoc on Zambia

By TIMES REPORTERSOUTHERN African countries, Zambia included face high fuel prices heading into the final quarter of 2023 because of the Russia/Ukraine conflict and reduced production by oil producing blocs.Outweighed by the Russia/Ukraine conflict which has led to uncertainties on the international oil market; importing countries such as South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Malawi and […]

Corporates boost senior golfers’ fortunes

By BENEDICT TEMBO – THE Senior Golfers Society of Zambia tournaments are back in action after a three-year hiatus induced by COVID-19.And the return could not have been more glamorous – thanks to the corporate support of three companies which pooled resources as platinum sponsors.The 58th edition currently taking place in Lusaka with the participation […]

Zambians Protest ‘Death Threats’ Against Their President

[DW] Zambians are concerned about reports of "death threats" against Zambia's President Hakainde Hichilema allegedly coming from within Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF. Can the ongoing tensions undermine the SADC regional bloc?

Police probe airport security breach

By JAMES KUNDA – POLICE in Lusaka have instituted investigations into the circumstances under which supporters of former president Edgar Lungu gained access to the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) apron to welcome him from Zimbabwe wh...