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18 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Who will defend press freedom in Zambia ?

The work of journalists is becoming increasingly difficult in Zambia due to growing intolerance by the state to independent media and a rise in cases of harassment of journalists.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Zambia, World News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

Zambia: Sata sickness opens up can of worms for Patriotic Front

The health of the 77-year old Zambian President Michael Sata currently ranks among the most sensitive of issues in the country and has come to be discussed only in hushed tones.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Iol.co.za

'Banks need to change to empower women'

Former first lady and Mozambican education minister Graca Machel's advocacy work in women's financial inclusion will not extend to a return to active mainstream politics.

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Related Topix: Zambia, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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, Zambia, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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, Zambia

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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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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, Zambia, Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front, Africa, Zimbabwe

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, Zambia

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

Chongwe Woman Slices Hisband's Man Frame

A 32-year-old Chongwe woman has stunned Lusaka residents for severing his husband's manhood after he refused to have a marathon round of intercourse with her.

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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

"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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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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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

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, Zambia, Africa, Malawi,

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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Related Topix: World News, Zambia

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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Sat Jul 19, 2014

In-depth Africa

President Sata Visits Kazimu at South Africa Hospital

LUSAKA, Saturday, July 19, 2014 His Excellency Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia, this morning left for Johannesburg, South Africa to visit his son Kazimu who is admitted at Milpark Hospital.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Airtel Zambia to continue enhancing network with USD80m investment in 2014

According to the Zambia Daily Mail, the cellco aims to roll out 147 4G-enabled cell sites in Lusaka and Copperbelt this year.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

CNN

Mandela's daughter: His suffering excruciating to see

He suffered greatly in his final months, but Nelson Mandela's last breaths were peaceful, says his eldest daughter, Maki Mandela.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Prison, African National Congress (South Africa), Zambia

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