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Zambia deposits AfCFTA ratification to AU Commission

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | Zambia has submitted the instruments of ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement to the African Union (AU) Commission. The Southern Africa country deposited its instrument of ratification to the AU Commission through its envoy, making it the 36th AU member to …

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ZAMBIA: Kenneth Kaunda is alive and fit

  Lusaka, Zambia | THE INDEPENDENT | The Office of Zambia’s First President has refuted social media reports alleging that Dr Kenneth Kaunda has died, according to a report by the Lusaka Times. Lusaka Times quoted Dr Kaunda’s Administrative Assistant Rodrick Ngolo, who refuted the reports, and said  Zambia’s founding President …

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Ex-Zambian president diagnosed with colon cancer

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | Former Zambian President Rupiah Banda has been diagnosed with colon cancer, his office said on Saturday. Chibeza Mfune, deputy administrative officer in the former president’s office, said in a statement the office wished to inform the nation that he has been diagnosed with cancer of the …

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ANALYSIS: Discrediting elections

Why the opposition playbook carries risks Malawi recently held its breath as the Constitutional Court took ten hours to painstakingly read out its verdict on the highly controversial 2019 presidential elections. When it finally became clear that the judgment would nullify the election of President Peter Mutharika, jubilant opposition supporters …

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Zambian Muthiya wins his second Uganda Open Pro title

Top five ➡ Madalitso Muthiya  🇿🇲 72 66 69 72 – 279 (-9) ➡ Charamba Tongoona 🇿🇼 70 71 70 72 – 283 (-5) ➡ Stephen Ferreira 🇿🇼 76 69 68 71  – 284 (-4) ➡ Dismas Indiza 🇰🇪 73 76 63 73  – 285 (-3) ➡ Andre Nel  76 68 73 69 …

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Uganda slams report on ‘Huawei spying’

Uganda slams report Huawei helped spy on opposition leaders Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Uganda on Friday denied a report that employees of Chinese telecom giant Huawei had aided a domestic spying operation targeting pop star turned opposition icon Bobi Wine. The Wall Street Journal reported this week that Huawei …

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Zambia arrests ex-minister for graft after British aid freeze

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP |  Zambian authorities on Wednesday arrested a former minister for alleged corruption that led Britain to suspend aid to the southern African country last year, an official said. Emerine Kabanshi was arrested “for abuse of authority of office,” said a statement from Zambian anti-corruption and anti-money …

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