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The Hottest Looks From Lusaka July: Zambia's Version of the Met Gala!

Cleo Clementine & Natasha Van Der Moss Every socialite and fashionista looks forward to that one event each year where they can don their finest fashions and be seen. In America, fashion enthusiasts wait for the annual Met Gala, where the most famous faces from the realms of fashion, film, music and


Lynnfield Catholic Collaborative Funds Two Water Wells in Zambia

LYNNFIELD – The first of two African water wells, funded by the parishioners of the Lynnfield Catholic Collaborative, is complete and providing clean, easily assessable water to a Zambian community.


IMF team due in Zambia to discuss its debt levels

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past the International Monetary Fund (IMF) logo at its headquarters in Washington, U.S., May 10, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas


Zambia one step closer to Rugby Africa Gold Cup qualification after edging out Madagascar

The hosts were under pressure from the Islanders who had a better scoreline against Botswana, a situation which was evident to all local rugby fanatics in Mufulira, whose expectations were sky high.


Climate risk assessment and agricultural value chain prioritisation for Malawi and Zambia

Climate change is projected to have serious impacts on the agriculture of southern Africa, affecting food availability, creating local production shortfalls and resulting in rising commodity prices. This report highlights the risks to agriculture and food systems that may occur in two counties of th


Zambia: Mining union on recruitment blitz

Sinazongwe is 685 km from Kitwe, where IndustriALL Global Union affiliate MUZ is based, and about 12 hours’ drive by road but this is not a deterrent to recruiting more workers. MUZ has unionized 127 workers out of 150 at Smech Engineering, which is subcontracted to maintain the Maamba coal thermal


The launch of forloop Zambia – forLoop – Medium

Nothing stops a programmer on a mission to solve a problem, and there is nothing that is going to stopforloop, it is growing fast and helping connect the developers across the beautiful continent of Africa, forloop is focused on helping developers, students and companies collaborate, share knowledge


Roger Federer: 'Visiting Africa makes me motivated to raise more money'

In an interview to ESPN,Roger Federerrecalled his trip in Zambia in April earlier this year. The Swiss posted several photos of his experience, and he feels grateful to be able to speak about it.'It was a great trip, a four or five-day trip. A very poor country where I'm just too happy to see that I

TENNISWORLDUSA.ORG - 2018-07-20 01:10:27

Even Nations Cup qualification may not keep Sven Vandenbroeck in Zambia

"I think the assignment is very clear, Sven's first task is to qualify for the 2019 African Cup of Nations,"Kamanga told reporters as per FAZ's official Facebook handle. "That is the prime objective, [but] we are also mindful of the other milestones.


Gabuza scores as Orlando Pirates end Zambian tour with two more wins

It was a three-half game against DR Congo giants Mazembe, which ended goalless at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, while they drew 1-1 with Dynamos and beat Ndola 4-1.


Milutin Sredojevic interested in bringing Zambian Lazarous Kambole to Orlando Pirates

Meanwhile, Kambole has netted six goals for the 2012 African champions since making his debut for the national team in January, 2018.


Zambia put Belgian coach in charge of national team

Johannesburg (AFP) - Belgian Sven Vandenbroeck, the assistant coach of the Cameroon team that won the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, has been named Zambia coach in succession to Wedson Nyirenda.


Zambia is the latest African state trying to muzzle social media with arbitrary laws

Zambia plans to introduce stricter regulations for social media usage, communications minister Brian Mushimba told parliament on Thursday July 5. The new regulations are aimed fighting cyber crime and reduce online pornography, he saidaccording to an AFP report.


Why Africa Needs More Agritech Entrepreneurs | TechCabal

Agriculture is the biggest employer in Africa withabout 70%of the population depending on it to make a living. Itaccountedfor about 32% of Africa’s GDP as at 2016. Growth in the sector is said to be 11 times more effective in reducing poverty than growth in any other sector. The agriculture value ch


Zambia Mulls New Laws That Regulate Social Media Use

According totheMonitorZambia’s Communication Minister, Brian Mushimba, told parliament that some Zambians were using social media to send pornographic images, spread hate speech and to commit identity theft.


DFID Zambia Profile: July 2018

The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s global efforts to end extreme poverty, deliver the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) and tackle a wide range of global development challenges. The UK’s focus and international leadership on economic development is a vit


Will Nigeria Air succeed where others have failed?

"This will be a national carrier that is private sector led and driven. It is a business, not a social service," Nigerian Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika said.

MSN.COM - 2018-07-21 01:32:39

US Investing $1B in African Transportation, Communications

The U.S. government has launched Connect Africa, a program that will invest more than $1 billion in projects to improve transportation, communications and value chains across the continent.

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-07-20 16:46:00

SAFA names Under-20 team for Zambia friendly

© Provided by African Technology and Media Holdings (Pty) LtdHead coach of Amajita, Thabo Senong (centre), has named his squad for the friendly match against Zambia. Photo: www.safa.net


Bishops of East Africa pledge to work for unity in region plagued by division

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – Bishops in Eastern Africa have honoured the first pope to visit the continent, just months before he is declared a saint.