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2 hrs ago | Aidsmap

Treatment as prevention may not work in Africa without couples counselling

Image taken from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Couples HIV Counseling and Testing Intervention and Training manual.

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Related Topix: Health, HIV/AIDS, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World News

6 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Saki Speaks for Kidnapped Zambian in Darfur

Sakwiba Sikota has stepped up to plead the case of kidnapped Zambian humanitarian worker Felix Ngoma who has been kidnapped in Sudan for 18 days now.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Sudan, Ukraine,

7 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Kabimba Struggles to Explain Barotse Promise

Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba was pushed in the corner in parliament as he sought to ward off a barrage of questions over the touchy subject of the Barotseland Agreement of 1964 in parliament.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

9 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Widow's pledge over charity trip to Zambia

Retired nurse Ann Keene, pictured with her late husband Peter during a previous trip, has jetted off to Africa to help orphan families A SOUTH Lakes gran has set off on an inspirational trip to Zambia to help build homes for orphans - honouring a promise she made with her husband before he died last year.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

In-depth Africa

Drama in Court

There was drama and near comedy in Court 5 at the Lusaka Magistrates Court Tuesday July 22, 2014 when a prosecution witness failed to identify and accused person.

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In-depth Africa

Nchito: The Prosecutor Specialised in Not Prosecuting

Director of Public Prosecutions now called National Prosecutions Authority Mutembo Nchito has made quite the name for himself in Zambia though it's not due to any record of success.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Malawi,

In-depth Africa

George Chellah Calls Daily Nation Journalist "Idiot"

Presidential press aide George Chellah on Saturday verbally abused a Daily Nation official for asking him whether President Michael Sata had flown out of the country.

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In-depth Africa

"I know that Mr Sata is not well," says Dr Canisius Banda

United Party for National Development Vice President for Politics Canisius Banda had said Michael Sata must take leave or step down as president because of his failing health.

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New Vision

Police dispatch disciplinary units to Rwenzori region

Three Police disciplinary units are in Rwenzori region in western Uganda to hear cases of security personnel accused of poor response to the July 5 attacks that claimed at least 92 lives in Bundibugyo, Ntoroko and Kasese districts.

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In-depth Africa

Police Drop Koffi Olomide Assault Charge on Journalist

The Zambia Police has grown cold feet on their highly publicized investigation of Congolese Rhumba maestro Koffi Olomide after assaulting freelance photojournalist Jean Mandela.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

In-depth Africa

Zambia Continues Trial against Journalist

The Zambian government appears to be pressing forward with its trial against the investigative journalist Chanda Chimba III, the creator of the "Stand Up for Zambia" documentary series which cast a critical view of the current President Michael Sata.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News,

BBC News

The Zambian children forced to marry

Seventeen-year-old Agnes was married three months ago to a man she had never met.

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Ghanamma.com

Cop Dies In Gory Crash

The accident happened when the motorbike the police constable was riding crashed into the side of a Hyundai salon car at about 11:00 pm on Friday, killing him on the spot.

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Tyrone Times

Volunteers from Coalisland visit children in a Zambia compound

A group of volunteers from Coalisland Parish group Zambia Education Development have just returned from two weeks in the African country, where they met some of the children they are putting through school.

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Related Topix: World News, Mandela, Drama Movies

In-depth Africa

Laura Miti Blasts Sata for Kazimu SA Visit

Political commentator Laura Miti has blasted President Michael Sata's hollywood styled trip to South Africa on Saturday where he had gone to visit his adult son, Kazimu, at Millpark Hospital in Johannesburg where he is admitted after being evacuated following a road accident on the Ndola-Kitwe dual carriageway.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Johannesburg, South Africa Travel, World News,

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Two Dead in King Oyo Convoy Accident

Reports are coming in that Tooro king Oyo Nyimba today escaped unhurt when his convoy was involved in an accident on the Kampala-Fort Portal highway.

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Related Topix: Uganda, Africa, World News,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zambia: Judiciary, RTSA Ink Fast Track Courts Deal

THE Judiciary and the Road Transport and Safety Agency have signed a memorandum of understanding to roll out the Fast Track courts for traffic offences countrywide.

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AllAfrica.com

Zambia: Councils Told to Curb Illegal Land Allocation

DMMU National coordinator Patrick Kangwa said councils and other stakeholders should ensure that the construction of houses and other structures was done in a proper manner and in designated areas.

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Related Topix: Zambia Travel, Travel, Africa Travel, World News, Africa

Ghanamma.com

Government to announce $1.5bn alternative to slashed $3bn CDB loan

Government says it will soon announce a $1.5bn lifeline for some key infrastructural projects that could suffer after the initial $3billion Chinese loan meant to execute these projects was slashed to $1.5bn.

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Related Topix: World News, Ghana, Africa

Now Toronto

A weekly dig through the crates for the stuff you need to hear.

There was a time when free jazz fans could expect to wait at least five years between reissues of sought-after recordings of cult artists like the underappreciated Philly saxophonist Byard Lancaster , but that was before U.S. indie jazz became a hot commodity in the collector realm.

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