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Zambia announces outbreak of fall armyworms

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | An outbreak of fall armyworms has broken out in Zambia and threatened the country’s agricultural produce, a government official said on Wednesday. Reuben Phiri, the Minister of Agriculture, said the fall armyworms have so far been reported in Mkushi district in the central part of the …

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Zambia national airline to commence flights next month

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | Zambia is set to officially launch flights for its national airline on December 1, 2021, its Board of Directors said on Monday. In 2018, the Zambian government signed a shareholding agreement with Ethiopian Airlines to restart operations of Zambia Airways which stopped operations in 1994. …

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Uganda to supply milk to Zambia

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has secured a new market for its milk in Zambia following a long unresolved impasse with Kenya which was the largest market for Uganda’s exports. Since December 2019 when Kenya authorities ceased at least 3000 bags of powdered milk and packets of Lato …

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COSAFA: Zambia knocks out Uganda

Port Elizabeth, South Africa | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Crested Cranes are out of the COSAFA Women’s Championship in the Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Coach George William Lutalo’s team exited after falling 1-0 to the  Copper Queens of Zambia in a Group C match played this afternoon at the Nelson …

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Uganda’s shadow state

Revealing the networks of people with power Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In the April 30-07 issue of The Independent, Andrew Mwenda; in his column, wrote an article entitled “Paved with good intentions: How Western interventions in African affairs, even when well intentioned, produce bad results.” In that article, …

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Zambian ministers undergo induction program to enhance performance

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | Zambia’s new ministers on Monday underwent an induction program that sets the benchmark on how they were expected to conduct themselves in the next five years. The induction workshop was meant to familiarize the ministers who were sworn in last week following last month’s elections. In …

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New Zambian president to make first trip abroad for UN meet

Lusaka, Zambia | XINHUA |  Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema will make his first trip outside the country since winning last month’s elections by attending the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, his office said Saturday. The Zambian leader will attend the UN General Assembly to be held in New York, the …

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Zambia parliament elects first woman speaker

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | Lawmakers in Zambia on Friday chose prominent lawyer Nelly Mutti as the country’s first woman Speaker of the National Assembly. Cecilia Mbewe, clerk of the National Assembly, declared Mutti as the Speaker after the nomination went through unopposed. Mutti was duly elected during the first session …

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