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    GREAT BRITAIN’s women’s football team have seen their plans for a pre-Olympics warm-up match dashed with their clash with Zambia reportedly kiboshed.  BBC Sport claims the July 1 friendly game between the two sides has been called off 20 days before Team GB’s first match at the Tokyo Games.  4A friendly match between Zambia and...
    (CNN)Former Zambian President and independence leader Kenneth Kaunda has died at the age of 97.His death was confirmed by Zambia's current President Edgar Chagwa Lungu, who said in a Facebook post Thursday: "I learnt of your passing this afternoon with great sadness."On behalf of the entire nation and on my own behalf I pray that...
    LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Police in Zambia are investigating an incident where a soccer coach fired eight gunshots into the air at the end of a game after his team lost. Zesco Chipata FC’s Esau Chalo Zulu fired three shots while standing on the field at the end of the match, and then five more...
    STEVEN GERRARD hopes to beat a number of English rivals to sign striker Fashion Sakala from Belgian side Oostende. The Zambia forward can agree a pre-contract with Rangers — who are red-hot favourites to be crowned Scottish Premiership champions in the coming few weeks. AFP - Getty 1 Fashion Sakala (right) could be joining Rangers...
    The campfire is now nothing more than a campglow and my glass is offering just a couple of mouthfuls. The night is full of the sounds of the African bush: whoop of hyena, proop of scops owl, bleep of fruit bat, crump of distant lion. Amon Zulu and I are the last still up. Amon...
    LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Police in Zambia say two people have been shot dead after a huge and “unruly” crowd accompanied a top opposition leader who had been summoned to police headquarters. The police statement says people had been advised to “stay away” as Hakainde Hichilema was arriving Wednesday in response to a summons in...
    Waiting for your partner to commit is certainly a frustrating waiting game to play, and now one woman has taken extreme measures after her boyfriend failed to follow through on his promise to marry her.  Gertrude Ngoma, 26, from Ndola, Zambia, has launched legal proceedings against her boyfriend Herbert Salaliki, 28, the father of her...
    Zambia’s women’s team have entered into isolation after some of its members tested positive for Covid-19 following last week Thursday’s international friendly against Chile, Goal can exclusively report. On Monday, Goal reported the abrupt cancellation of the Africans’ second test match against La Roja hours before kick-off on Tuesday, after some result of tests on...
    Chile’s second international friendly match against Zambia was called off on Tuesday after the visitors were put into quarantine by local health authorities due to a spate of Covid-19 cases. The South Americans suffered a 2-1 defeat against the Olympic Games-bound Copper Queens after strikes from Barbara Banda and Racheal Nachula helped the Africans to...
    LUSAKA, ZAMBIA (AP) — Zambia faces a Friday deadline to clear debt owed to external investors who have rejected the country’s request for deferral of an overdue $42.5 million interest payment. Unless the southern African country pays up by the end of the day, it will become the first African nation to default amid the...
    Loading the player... KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Facing financial difficulties aggravated by the coronavirus pandemic, the southern African nation of Zambia appears headed for a default on debt owed to private investors. One of the world’s top copper producers, Zambia for years has been heavily indebted but now could get an undesired reputation for...
    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Facing financial difficulties aggravated by the coronavirus pandemic, the southern African nation of Zambia appears headed for a default on debt owed to private investors. One of the world’s top copper producers, Zambia for years has been heavily indebted but now could get an undesired reputation for financial unreliability if...
    A man wearing a face mask selects clothes at a market in Lusaka, capital of Zambia, on Aug. 18, 2020. Zambia's confirmed COVID-19 cases have continued rising, with the total number close to the 10,000 mark.Xinhua/Martin Mbangweta via Getty Images Zambia has three weeks to improve transparency over its debt obligations and make progress toward...
    RHOC’s Kelly Dodd Weds Fiance Rick Leventhal in Romantic Ceremony If These 3 Things Apply to You, Claim Social Security at 70 South Africa coach Ntseki under fire after loss to Zambia South Africa coach Molefi Ntseki was slammed by supporters on social media after a 2-1 home loss to Zambia on Sunday in...
    One of largest known T. Rex skeletons sells for record $31.8 million Favorite American foods the whole world loves Zambia edge Malawi in Africa Cup of Nations warm-up Zambia defeated Malawi 1-0 in Lusaka Wednesday to kick off seven days of African warm-up international matches before 2021 Cup of Nations qualifying restarts next month....
    Tito Mboweni Far from the cliché of a grey-suited quiet man of numbers, South Africa’s Finance Minister Tito Mboweni appears to relish stirring up trouble on Twitter both at home and abroad. His most recent tweets to his more than 870,000 followers criticising the president of neighbouring Zambia earned him the wrath of many...
    President Ramaphosa (L) said Mr Mboweni’s (L) tweets were unfortunate and did not represent his government’s views South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has “strongly reprimanded” his finance minister for tweets criticising the sacking of a top government official in Zambia. “Presidents in Africa must stop this nonsense of waking up in the morning and...
    ABUJA, Nigeria—The ammonium nitrate that exploded last week in Beirut—killing 154 people, injuring more than 5,000 and causing widespread destruction—was destined for Mozambique, a transit point for raw materials in the explosives trade, where shipments often end up in the hands of illegal Chinese-owned mining companies with dubious human rights records.  Almost seven years ago,...
    By PETER KANJERE and GERALD IMRAY, Associated Press CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — More than 50 players and staff members at soccer clubs in Zambia's top flight have tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak that the national association says was caused by teams failing to properly implement measures to stop its spread, leading...
    CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — More than 50 players and staff members at soccer clubs in Zambia’s top flight have tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak that the national association says was caused by teams failing to properly implement measures to stop its spread, leading to the season being cut short just two...
    Chinese dictator Xi Jinping refused Zambian President Edgar Lungu’s direct request for “debt relief and cancellation” to save the African nation’s spiraling economy in a phone call last week, Kenyan newspaper the Daily Nation revealed on Sunday. “President Lungu called [Xi] for debt relief and cancellation in light of reduced revenue due to the negative impact of...
    LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia's Health Minister on Thursday appeared before a Lusaka magistrate and denied four counts of corruption involving alleged purchase of business shares and property with suspected proceeds of crime. This was the first time Chitalu Chilufya, 47, was asked to enter a plea in court since his arrest by the anti-corruption agency...
    LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) - The Zambia soccer association said its headquarters was raided Thursday by drug enforcement officers who seized a laptop and other items from the office of its general secretary. The Football Association of Zambia said its operations have been “partially paralyzed” after the action by the Drug Enforcement Commission. A computer used...
    Lusaka, Zambia (CNN)The trail of blood outside the warehouse door was the only immediate sign that a murder had taken place.But CCTV footage seized by police, and seen by CNN, revealed a brutal afternoon of carnage. At midday on Sunday, May 24, three Zambian attackers with iron bars entered the grounds of a Chinese-owned textile...
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