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Botswana accuses US of 'encouraging' elephant poaching
Botswana's President Ian Khama on Friday accused the US government of encouraging elephant poaching following its recent decision to reverse a ban on imports of sport-hunted trophies. Khama was speaking at an African elephant conservation conference in Botswana. "I want to take this moment to conde
Azerbaijan-based Farouk Miya to miss Cranes' friendly ties
Uganda's attacking midfielder Farouk Miya will miss the Cranes' upcoming international friendlies to be played in Kampala this month. Although Miya had been invited by the head coach Sebastien Desabre, the Azerbaijan-based player, together with Edrisa Lubega opted out of the matches as the duo are f
CAF Champions League clubs eye historic triumphs
Johannesburg (AFP) - Botswana, Kenya, Swaziland, Togo and Uganda could have representatives in the CAF Champions League group stage for the first time after the last-32 second legs this weekend. Township Rollers of Botswana and Mbabane Swallows of Swaziland play at home holding 2-1 leads while Port
Glencore, Vitol Bid for Stake in Zambia's Sole Oil Refinery
Glencore Plc and Vitol SA are among companies submitting bids for a stake in the Indeni Petroleum Refinery, Zambia's only fuel processor, according to the southern African nation's development agency. Seven offers were made for a stake in the 20,000 barrel-a-day plant, including from the China Petro
Zambia The Land Of Survivors B&w Collection
Missionary trip to Zambia -the legendary African land abundant with wildlife, raw wilderness, all in one friendly country.
Tanzania's rogue president
A BIT like President Donald Trump, Tanzania's president, John Magufuli, likes to fire employees on television. In November Mr Magafuli used a live broadcast from a small town in the north of the country summarily to dismiss two officials after they failed to remember instantly details in their budge
Zambia: Building strong unions to confront hostile employers
15.03.2018 IndustriALL affiliates in Zambia, representing 57,000 workers in the chemical, cement, ceramics, textiles, mining, engineering and other sectors, met on 13 - 14 March to discuss how unions can build power and retain their legacy as key social actors in the country. The unions have a rich
Ellen DeGeneres calls on Trump to ban elephant trophy imports
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres on Wednesday reignited her call for President Trump to reverse his administration's decision to lift a ban on allowing elephant trophies into the U.S. Load Error "Elephants aren't trophies. I'm not going to stop talking about them," DeGeneres tweeted, resurfacing a mon
Discover Zambia's Unique Water, Land and Sky Adventures.
The Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara and neighbouring AVANI Victoria Falls Resort are the only hotels on the Zambian side of the Falls to offer luxury water taxi arrival transfers along the Zambezi River, treating travellers to exceptional photographic opportunities, even before the real adventu
ILO chief wants to cut ties with big tobacco. Will the governing body heed the call?
The International Labour Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo by: Eric Bridiers / U.S. Mission Geneva / CC BY-ND MANILA - The International Labour Organization is again under intense pressure from a growing number of stakeholders to put an end to its relationship with big tobacco.
Four Bafana players who's once promising careers are in limbo
South Africa coach Stuart Baxter named a youth Bafana Bafana squad for their upcoming assignment in a four-nation tournament in Zambia; partly by design and partly because a number of more experienced options are in limbo in their careers. It will be a worry for the national team coach that a number
Motsoaledi calls for extraordinary SADC meeting on listeriosis
JOHANNESBURG - Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has called an extraordinary meeting with SADC ministers to discuss South Africa's deadly listeriosis outbreak. Motsoaledi is expected to brief the region's ministers on the deadly outbreak of the disease and the developments government has made to cont
Regional Humanitarian Outlook for the Great Lakes: January - June 2018
This Outlook provides an overview of the anticipated humanitarian situation in the Great Lakes region from January to June 2018. It focuses on Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and neighbouring countries-including Angola, Kenya and Zambia-that have receive
Zimbabwe's Sunday Chidzambwa to examine defensive options in Zambia
Zimbabwe coach Sunday Chidzambwa will use the forthcoming Four Nations tournament in Zambia to examine his defensive options as he looks to shore up an area which has proved to be the team's weakest link in recent times. Zimbabwe are scheduled to play Zambia on March 22 at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium
African ministerial meeting organized by the UNWTO during ITB Berlin
An African ministerial working meeting organized by the UNWTO during this year's Berlin International Tourism Fair - ITB Berlin, agreed to move ahead with a new ten-point UNWTO Agenda for Africa. The final document will be adopted at the UNWTO Commission meeting for Africa, which will take place in
Data-driven effort poised to create global action on secure land tenure
WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Four years ago, Veronica Katulushi bought a small parcel of land on the outskirts of Lusaka and started to build the home in which she planned to retire. As she saved money, the house grew until the walls were head-high, and Katulushi began thinking of putt
Zambian president's marriage reportedly on the rocks
JOHANNESBURG - The marriage between Zambian President Edgar Lungu and his wife Esther has broken down irretrievably, the Zambian Observer reported. However, to avoid public drama, the first couple have agreed to remain married on paper until they leave State House. Currently, the president resides a
Researchers say 'active protection' needed to help Angola's threatened elephants
A new study of African savannah elephant populations in Angola by wildlife ecologists from Elephants Without Borders and UMass Amherst reports that measures such as anti-poaching and limiting human encroachment in protected areas are now essential to saving Angola's elephants. Credit: Elephants With
Baxter goes for youth with latest Bafana squad
South Africa coach Stuart Baxter has named a much-changed squad for the four-nation tournament in Zambia later this month, selecting a noticeably younger group of players with an eye on qualification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Bafana Bafana will play Angola in Ndola on March 22, before meeting eit
Company news: Manoj Jain joined Syracuse Community Health Center
Jain Manoj Jain joins Syracuse Community Health Center as a dentist. Most recently, he spent several years in research positions at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Jain earned his masters of health administration from the University of Oklahoma, bachelor's degree in human biology,