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Zambian police quiz opposition leader over attacks on Chinese

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP | Zambian police on Tuesday questioned opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema for allegedly fuelling attacks on Chinese nationals, in a sign of growing political tension in the country. Hichilema, of the United Party for National Development, was last year detained for four months for alleged treason in …

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Zambian activist arrested after fleeing over song

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP | Zambian authorities on Wednesday arrested singer and activist Chama Fumba at Lusaka airport in a move condemned by Amnesty as a “shocking demonstration” of the government’s intolerance of criticism. Fumba, popularly known as Pilato, was picked up by plain-clothed police officers as he arrived home …

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No ‘half-naked’ female students in library: Zambia university

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP | Zambia’s leading university on Monday asked female students to stop visiting the library “half-naked”, suggesting that their skimpy outfits were distracting their male counterparts. A notice stuck in front of the main library at the University of Zambia, the country’s biggest institution of learning with …

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Kansiime heads to Zambia for mega shows

Lusaka, Zambia | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan entertainer, comedian, and actress Anne Kansiime flies to Zambia today for a series of shows and promotions activities. Zambia awaits the Ugandan for a show dubbed ‘Laughter in the City’ set for Friday at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre. Local comedians expected to feature are Mkushi …

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Fears grow Zambia hiding debt like Mozambique

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP | International lenders and markets are growing increasingly concerned about “hidden debt” in Zambia, a situation similar to the one that plunged neighbouring Mozambique into a deep financial crisis. For several weeks financiers have demanded answers about the level of the country’s true external borrowing — …

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Zambia opposition seeks to impeach president

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP | Zambia’s main opposition party has filed a motion to impeach President Edgar Lungu for violating the constitution, the presidency said Friday, in the latest development following a disputed 2016 election. The impeachment motion will be put before parliament on March 28 by the United Party for …

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Uganda falls out as Zambia, Namibia reach CHAN quarter-finals

FT: Uganda ??  0  Namibia ?? 1 | Zambia ?? 2 Ivory Coast 0 Marrakech, Morocco | AFP |  Zambia and Namibia reached the African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals on Thursday after contrasting victories in central Moroccan city Marrakech. Augustine Mulenga, who turned 28 the day before the match, scored in each half as Zambia cruised …

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CHAN: Disastrous start for Desabre as Zambia sinks Uganda 3-1

Disaster for Uganda ?? 1 Zambia ??  3, Rusty Namibia score late to shock Ivorians Casablanca, Morocco | AFP | New Uganda coach Sebastien Serge Louis Desabre’s first competitive match on Sunday ended disastrously, with Zambia routing his side 3-1 on day two of African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco. Zambia …

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