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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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CHAN: Morocco 4 Mauritania 0, Uganda plays on Sunday

Saturday: Morocco 4 Mauritania 0 | Sunday: Uganda vs Zambia Rabat, Morocco | AFP |  Hosts and title favourites Morocco ran riot in the second half to defeat neighbours Mauritania 4-0 Saturday in the opening match of the 2018 African Nations Championship. Ayoub el Kaabi broke brave resistance from the Mauritanians on …

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Schools closed in Zambia as cholera toll rises to 61

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP | The start of Zambia’s school year has been postponed and all public gatherings banned to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 61 people, officials said Tuesday. Church services were cancelled on Sunday and a night-time curfew has been imposed to limit movement in Lusaka’s densely-populated …

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Zambia deploys army to battle cholera after 41 deaths

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP | Zambia’s president Edgar Lungu has deployed the army to help combat a cholera outbreak that has claimed 41 lives in the capital Lusaka and affected 1,550 more since September. The initial outbreak began on September 28 according to the World Health Organization and Zambia’s health …

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COSAFA: Uganda, South Africa book semifinal spots

Kitwe, Zambia | COSAFA MEDIA | South Africa and East African guest nation Uganda sealed their places in the semifinals of the 2017 Mopani Copper Mines COSAFA Under-20 Championships on Monday as they topped their first round pools on a day of tense action in Zambia. Stephen Mukwala was the …

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LIVE: Malawi 1 Uganda 1 in COSAFA U-20 tourney

Kitwe, Zambia | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Hippos continued their strong showing in the ongoing Mopani Copper Mines COSAFA Under-20 Championships by becoming the first team to make it to the semifinals on Monday. A tense first half ended 0-0 in Kitwe, before Malawi took the lead in the 70th minute. …

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Uganda opens COSAFA U-20 tourney against hosts Zambia

 Uganda vs Zambia 6.30pm Kitwe, Zambia | THE INDEPENDENT | The 2017 Mopani Copper Mines COSAFA Under-20 Championships kicks off as the newest batch of young hopefuls in this age-groups seeks to add their name to the trophy. Hosts Zambia, who are also African football champions, will be among the …

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