|Girls forced to go to sex camps in Mozambique|
Girls as young as eight are being sent to sex camps in Mozambique and Zambia that are designed to prepare them for marriage by teaching them how to be good at sex.
[The Swazi Observer] 23/05/2015
Forced sex camps in Mozambique and Zambia to prepare girls for child marriage
Girls as young as eight in Mozambique and Zambia are forced to go to camps where they are shown how to please a man in bed in order to prepare them for married life, activists said at an international conference on ending child marriage. These sexual initiations begin once menstruation starts (...)
Mobs Bused From Zimbabwe to Gaborone to Cheer Mugabe
BOTSWANA- Crowds from Zimbabwe have been bused to Botswana to cheer President and SADC Chairman Robert Mugabe , theZimbabweNewslive.com can reveal. A source close to Mugabe’s security told this reporter from Gaborone that Mugabe feared what happened in Lusaka in January at a hotel and...
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 20/05/2015
The telecel saga and corporate xenophobia
Economic nationalism takes many forms but at its roots is a deep fear of anything that is deemed to be foreign. I have just returned from Zambia where a company incorporated in in that country in which I am the ultimate sole shareholder is involved in a dispute with another company also (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 19/05/2015
CEC Liquid Telecom adds Zambian ISP to portfolio
In a move to expand its business, CEC Liquid Telecom announced that it had acquired Zambian ISP, Realtime, the country’s second largest ISP. “Realtime Technology Alliance Africa (Realtime) will now focus on the retail and business markets in Zambia, which are not regulated by the Zambia (...)
[IT News Africa] 18/05/2015
Zambia: Cage Unruly 'Cadres'
[Times of Zambia] GONE are the days when staunch former UNIP political cadres, commonly known as vigilantes, ruled almost everything from the markets, State shops to bus stops.
Zambia: Zesco Go Two Clear
[Times of Zambia] TEN-MAN Zesco United jumped to the top of the MTN-FAZ Super League table after this hard fought win to open up a two-point lead over Zanaco who dropped points at Nkana following yesterday's Week Nine fixtures.
Zambia: Allow Locals Only At Cosafa
[Times of Zambia] SINCE its inception in 1997, the Council for Southern African Football Association (COSAFA) Senior Challenge Cup has been used as a platform to develop and expose budding talent from the regional member countries.
Zambia: Ngabwe District to Receive New Offices
[Zambia Reports] Following a much publicised visit by Special Assistant to the President for Project Implementation Lucky Mulusa to Ngabwe District, the government has moved to release K24 million for the construction of new office (...)
Zambia: Sex Industry Thrives
[Times of Zambia] SEX work goes on unabated despite recent efforts by law-enforcement officers to crack down on the illicit activity, which is proving to be a booming business in Lusaka.
Zambia: Armed Men Invade City Market Station
[Times of Zambia] SOME armed political cadres yesterday went on a rampage threatening to take over the City Market Bus Station where several bus drivers are said to have been beaten during the fracas.
Africa: UN Should Consult Africans for Africa Policy - Lungu
[Zambia Reports] During a summit of African heads of state held this weekend in Livingstone, President Edgar Lungu raised criticism regarding the process of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), saying that it is regrettable that African nations have so often been excluded from major UN (...)
Zambia: Sex Scandal At Edgars Retail Store
[Zambia Reports] The country manager for Edgars Retail Store has been named to be at a centre of a sex scandal together some senior managers at the South Africa's chain store.
Ugandan junior golfers fight back, finish 6th in Africa
Ugandan Junior golfers saved the best for last yesterday, returning a gross score of 242 in the last round of the All Africa Junior golf championships at the Lusaka golf club in Zambia. But the day’s score could only propel them back to 6th position. Herman Mutebi carded 76, the best score of (...)
Africa: Africa Seeks Permanent UN Seats
[Times of Zambia] AFRICA like any other region and country, has for a long time been pushing for permanent representation at the United Nations (UN) Security Council.
Zambia: Man Murdered in Luwingu Love Triangle
[Zambia Reports] A 37- YEAR-OLD man of Mucheleka village in Chief Chipalo's area in Luwingu has been axed to death after he was allegedly found committing adultery with a married woman.
Rwanda to export Irish potatoes to Zambia, South Sudan
A number of countries, including Zambia and South Sudan, have expressed interest in Rwanda’s Irish potatoes, a development that could turn around the fortunes of farmers and expand the country’s exports base and revenue. Francois Kanimba, the Minister for Trade and Industry, said farmers must now (...)
‘I’m learning a lot from Mugabe’ – Zambia’s Lungu
Cape Town – Zambian President Edgar Lungu has reportedly described his Zimbabwean counterpart President Robert Mugabe as an “elderly statesman in the region who knows all corners”, saying he is “learning a lot” from him. According to the state-owned newspaper The Herald, Lungu said this after (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 29/04/2015
Uganda golf team fired up after Presidential handshake
The national junior amateur golf team to the All-Africa Junior Golf Championship in Zambia has more reason to perform better after getting a presidential handshake and dining with him at state house on Monday. President Yoweri Museveni urged the national team golfers to win in Zambia and ‘come (...)
Zambia: Kaunda Turns 91
[Times of Zambia] April 28, 2015 offers an opportunity to celebrate first President Kenneth Kaunda's 91st birthday and a chance to explore different ways in which eminent and unsung freedom fighters made contributions towards Zambia's (...)
Zambia: Zambia Retreats On Controversial Mining Tax
[African Arguments] Zambia has retreated on plans for a controversial mining tax announced in January 2015 by its ruling party, the Patriotic Front ("PF"). The move follows forceful objections from the mining industry that the measure was (...)
Trophies coming next season- Bwale
HE came highly rated from his native Zambia and Charles Bwale, the Young Buffaloes coach has promised trophies next season.
[The Swazi Observer] 26/04/2015
Zambia: On changes in the retirement age
2015-04-22 The life expectancy of Zambians is between 48 and 56 years. So it doesn't make sense to raise retirement age to 65. Importantly, a law should be passed to enable retirees to get their pensions fast and easily.
[Pambazuka News] 23/04/2015
Zambia: Power Price Tag Shocker!
[Times of Zambia] PROHIBITIVE transfer fees being demanded by local clubs will remain a stumbling block for Zambian players wishing to clinch professional football deals abroad.
Zambia: Kapona Eyes FAZ Presidency
[Times of Zambia] MATERO United Football Club life member Solomon Kapona has announced his candidature to contest the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) presidency at next year's elective Annual General Meeting.
Zambia: Research Key to Agro Growth - Lungu
[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has said that research remains the key to growing Zambia's agriculture sector considering changes in the weather pattern the country is experiencing.
Zambia: Road Works Will Resume Soon - Govt
[Times of Zambia] TRANSPORT, communications, Works and Supply Minister Yamfwa Mukanga says all the road projects that have stalled due to lack of funds will resume in the next few weeks.