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1 hr ago | The Independent

Simon Calder: Monkeying around with the railways

Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary.

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

5 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Chellah Hires Sunday Nkonde to Fight Daily Nation

STATE House Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations George Chellah is demanding an apology from the Daily Nation for alleged defamation of character, failure to which he will commence legal proceedings against the newspaper.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mail & Guardian

New regime reigns supreme in Zambia

The smoke that thunders: The majestic Victoria Falls is better known as Mosi-oa-Tunya by the people of Zambia.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Malawi,

Genes and Immunity

Host genetics and immune control of HIV-1 infection: fine mapping for ...

Correspondence: Dr J Tang, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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Related Topix: Health, HIV/AIDS, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Birmingham, AL, University of Alabama, World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cellular News

Airtel Plans $80 Million worth of Upgrades in Zambia

Airtel's managing director Charity Lumpa told the Zambia Daily Mail that while in the past the firm had experienced significant challenges in terms of network coverage, it has done a lot of research into the problems and secured the investment funding to fix them.

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In-depth Africa

Njodzi Dauramanzi: A principled, foresighted cadre

Retired Major-General Charles Njodzi Dauramanzi, a veteran freedom fighter and soldier, a brave, courageous, selfless and dedicated cadre, was born on April 14, 1940 and died on February 23, 2003.

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Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front, Africa, Zimbabwe

In-depth Africa

Kidnapped Felix Ngoma Reaches Zambian Parley

Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba was pinched out of his slumber on the kidnapped Zambian national in Sudan when Monze Central Member of Parliament Jack Mwiimbu questioned the silence despite Felix Ngoma being abducted for 18 days.

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: New Financing Agreement to Strengthen Rural Financial Sector in Zambia

The government of the Republic of Zambia and the International Fund for Agricultural Development signed a loan agreement for a US$26.315 million project that will provide rural financial services to smallholder farmers who currently do not have access to such services in rural communities throughout the Southern African nation.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Agriculture, Science

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

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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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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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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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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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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