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Caf Confederation Cup: Team News: Challenged Kotoko ready for Zambia showdown

Refreshingly, there were no new injury worries for Asante Kotoko when they wrapped up training for Sunday's Caf Confederation Cup decider against Zesco United of Zambia on Saturday.


Energy drink called 'Natural Power High Energy Drink SX' is banned in Zambia 'because it has been spiked with VIAGRA'

A popular energy drink has been banned in Zambia after tests found it contained the active ingredient in Viagra, according to local authorities. Natural Power High Energy Drink SX was investigated after a man reported having a six-hour erection, sweating and abnormal heartbeat after consuming it.

DAILY MAIL - 2019-03-21 10:32:00

How Zambia Is Defying The Odds In The Face Of Economic Pressure - A Q&A With Christopher Mvunga

African economies are primed to be ranked among the fastest growing in the world in 2019. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), projections for the region’s economic growth next year has been bumped up to 3.5% - 4% from earlier projections of 3% growth. If you set aside Angola, Nigeria


WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa will be happy. Report after report is confirming enormous growth potential for the African Travel and Tourism industry.

ETURBONEWS.COM - 2019-03-20 22:47:08

EGEB: UK wind drives electricity, Enel renewables, solar in Spain and Zambia, more

Today in EGEB, wind generated more electricity than any other source in the U.K. in a recent week. And that still doesn’t measure up to Germany. Italy’s Enel acquires more than a quarter-billion dollars in renewables from one of its own joint ventures. The largest solar farm being constructed in Eur


Ndola Slave Tree

Ndola is one of the most prominent towns in Zambia’s Copperbelt province. Today, the numerous copper mines in the region provide the region’s wealth. But in the past, a darker industry spurred the settlement.


Scottsdale Realtor helps provide clean water in Zambia

Scottsdale Realtor Cheryl D’Anna has been attempting to raise awareness and financial support for Golf Fore Africa, helping to end the water crisis in Zambia. Ms. D’Anna was one of the panelists at the Golf Fore Africa, “Strong Women, Strong World” annual luncheon where Rich Stearns, CEO of World Vi


Zambia lifts ban on GMO imports, says biotech crops are safe to consume

… Dr Chilufya explained that government had actually lifted the ban on the importation of GMO food stuffs, and that supermarkets were already stocking them on their shelves but in accordance with the provisions of the Biosafety Act.


Combined response to Zambia’s finish to ban on maize export

LUSAKA, March 11 (Xinhua) — The Zambian government’s decision to lift a ban on export of maize and maize products has received mixed reaction from the society. Some have welcomed the move, saying it will allow Zambia to take advantage of demands in some neighboring countries and earn some foreign ex


Suwilanji Mpondela – Africa’s youngest newly elected Athletes Commission Chair

Suwilanji Theresa Fotwe Mpondela will long remember Saturday 9 March 2019. She made history that day, becoming the first Chair of the Athletes Commission for the National Olympic Committee of Zambia (NOCZ). She beat other candidates from 15 national sports federations such as swimming, table tennis,

IAAF - 2019-03-20 20:51:40

Mumbwa Caves: Prehistoric Site in Zambia Sheds Light on Ancient Humans

The beginning of the Stone Age in Africa dates back at least 2.5 million years and it was an especially important era, not only in the history of Africans, but for all humanity. There are, however, many gaps in the archaeological record of Africa, especially during the late Pleistocene period, but t


Zambia’s exterior debt up, finmin says financial system outlook constructive

LUSAKA, March 12 (Xinhua) — Zambia’s foreign debt rose to 10.5 billion U.S. dollars at the end of December 2018 from 8.74 billion dollars at the end of 2017, said Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe on Monday.


Column: Congo and Zambia win fight with copper miners but at a cost

LONDON (Reuters) - Last year it was the Democratic Republic of Congo. This year it is Zambia. Both African countries have driven through draconian changes to their mineral tax regimes, overcoming the entrenched opposition of some of the world’s biggest mining houses.


The Museum of Women’s History in Zambia is changing how a whole country sees itself

The Museum of Women’s History in Zambia has no physical space and yet it is already changing the narrative of the role of women in Zambia. Since 2016, its founders Samba Yonga and Mulenga Kapwepwe have been collecting artefacts that will eventually form part of the permanent exhibition that will be


Construction concludes for Zambia’s first utility-scale PV plant

The first PV project to be tendered and financed under the World Bank’s Scaling Solar programme is now fully built, a little more than a year after construction began with the help of development money.


‘Test and Treat’ reduces new HIV infections by a third in African communities

New HIV infections in southern Africa could be reduced substantially by offering entire communities voluntary HIV testing, and immediately referring those who test positive for HIV treatment in line with local guidelines, according to new research presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Oppo


Government of Zambia To Allow The Killing of Over 1,200 Hippos

The government of Zambia is reportedly going forward with a plan to allow 1,250 hippos to be hunted and killed. Zambia’s Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) approved the plan this year, according to Conservation Action Trust.


Four Continents, Three Families, One Nation: Talking with Namwali Serpell

If writer Percy M. Clark had known his (fictional) granddaughter would marry an African in a novel almost a century after his death, he might have done all he could to thwart the literary union. An aspiring photographer, Clark left his humble beginnings on the English countryside in 1903 to seek his

THERUMPUS.NET - 2019-03-20 07:01:23

Controversial Hippo Culling In Zambia To Commence In May

Animal rights activists are protesting a controversial hippo culling that is set to begin this May. According to them, there is no proof of hippo overpopulation, and even if there is, the culling might just make things worse.


Man Power: Goment ban drink wey dey make men 'walking stick' stand attention

Authorities for Zambia don ban one energy drink afta dem find out say e contain one ingredient wey dey inside Viagra - di melecine wey dey make men get erection. For di end of last year, one man for Uganda bin complain say im private part no gree come down afta im drink di Energy Drink SX wey dem de

BBC - 2019-03-21 18:41:59