Saturday, 2nd December 2023


1 day ago
More than 30 people were feared trapped Friday in a mine collapse in a Zambian region known for illegal open-cast digging for copper, a minister said. "May I just inform the nation that we have a tragedy brewing in Chingola," Home Affairs Minister Jack Mwiimbu told parliament. "We have more than 30 people under the…
5 Nov
Africa offers a plethora of beautiful places for private hangouts, from pristine beaches to secluded wildlife reserves. Here are some options for private getaways in Africa: Seychelles: The Seychelles is an Indian Ocean paradise known for its white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush green landscapes. You can rent a private villa or book an exclusive…
8 Sep
Zambia's President Hakainde Hichilema will begin an official visit to China on Sunday, as the heavily indebted African nation works to secure financial relief after a restructuring agreement reached in June.
1 Sep
Several Egyptians arrested in Zambia in connection with a mystery plane carrying gold, cash and weapons were released on Friday after prosecutors dropped charges against them. A total of five Egyptians were held on espionage charges after their chartered aircraft landed in Lusaka last month. Six Zambians were also arrested on the same charges. Authorities…
23 Aug
The University of Ilorin, Kwara State has emerged as an African champion at the maiden edition of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) youth debate challenge held in Zambia. The University had recorded an outstanding performance in the preliminary rounds of the inaugural edition of the Africa Youth Trade debate organised by the African…
1 Jun
Eight Croatians held in Zambia for nearly six months on child trafficking charges were acquitted on Thursday and will return home as soon as possible, the government in Zagreb said. The group, comprising four couples, were arrested in early December while trying to leave Zambia along with four children from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.…
11 May
Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema said his copper-rich country needs to forge diverse economic partnerships worldwide to extract itself from a debt burden he described as a "python around our necks." The African nation in 2020 became the first on the continent to default on its foreign debt -- estimated at $17.3 billion -- since the…
1 May
Team Nigeria has made a giant stride in the  city of Ndola, Zambia, venue of the ongoing 2023 African U-18 and U-20 Athletics Championships, winning  a total of 12 medals in Day 2 of the competition.
13 Mar
US Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to three African countries this month, a statement said Monday, as Washington looks to strengthen diplomatic ties on the continent.


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The director of Nicaragua's national beauty pageant and two family members were accused of "treason" on Friday, two weeks after a Nicaraguan woman seen as a symbol of opposition to the government was crowned Miss Universe.
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The United Nations called Saturday for nations to rescue hundreds of Rohingya it said were trapped onboard two unseaworthy vessels adrift in the Andaman Sea.
37 mins ago
Rock Foundation for Widows, Orphans & Less Privileged (ROFWOL), a non-profit organisation committed to empowering underprivileged children and poor widows, has unfolded plans to tackle cervical cancer and related ailments affecting underprivileged Nigerians, particularly children and widows.
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The Chairman House Committee on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria (ATM) Control, Amobi Ogah, has said the House of Representatives would ensure full operationalisation of HIV/AIDS Anti-Discrimination Act (2014) to address discrimination at workplaces. Ogah disclosed this on Friday in Abuja, during an awareness walk organised by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) saying the intervention is the…
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Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) students had a transformative experience on Wednesday, November 29, when they met with Valentine Ozigbo, a renowned business leader, politician, and philanthropist, at the 2023 Unizik Students Entrepreneurship Development Programme. Organized by the Vice President of the Student Union Government (SUG) and held at the Chike Okoli Centre for Entrepreneurship Studies…
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A-list Hollywood actress Julia Roberts recently shared her unwavering support for Manchester United, expressing how she and her family became devoted fans. During her appearance on the Graham Norton Show, Roberts revealed that her love for football and the club grew after attending a pre-season game between Manchester United and Arsenal in New York. The…
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A nation's economic development story is incomplete without recognizing the pivotal role of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) at all levels of the country. Countries like America, China, and others have thrived due to the emergence of SMEs, while the poverty in many developing nations can be linked to the neglect of these crucial entities.…
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Federal Government has said that 32, 361 paramilitary officers have Been moved to their next ranks following their promotion examination by the Civil Defence Immigration, Correctional and Fire Service Board supervised by the federal Ministry of Interior
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In a significant stride towards combating maternal and child mortality in Lagos State, officials of the Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics Nigeria (SOGON), Lagos sector, paid a courtesy visit to the Ministry of Health
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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Saturday condemned the violence that erupted in Guinea Bissau in the early hours of Friday