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Kaizer Zulu reconciles with Chitambo MP Chanda Mutale after an altercation at a Mall
Former President Edgar Lungu’s political advisor Kaizer Zulu has reconciled with Chitambo Member of Parliament Chanda Mutale after an altercation which occurred at East Park Mall on 21st March 2020. According to Mr Zulu, the two have met and discussed the unfortunate incident that took place at the Chicago Bar and Restaurant. In a statement, […]

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 05:12:50 +0000


Mopani defiant, mines to close from today
Mopani says it will go ahead and place its Nkaka and Mufulira mines on care and maintenance with effect from today. In a statement released late Tuesday in reaction to Mines Minister Richard Musukwa objection to its plans, the mining giant stated that operating, regulatory and macro-economic environments remain very challenging and have continued to […]

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 04:19:26 +0000


Defiant Bar owners in Solwezi Arrested
A joint team of health inspectors from the Solwezi municipal council, council and Zambia police officers have apprehended eight-bar owners who defied the presidential directive banning bars from operating. Solwezi Municipal Council Assistant Public Relations Manager Esther Chirwa told the media in Solwezi that the team conducted patrols and inspections of business houses on Sunday […]

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:16:11 +0000


FQM pledges to abide by policies and measures to prevent COVID-19
The First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has pledged to abide by policies and measures which government has put in place through the Ministry of Health to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19 in the district. FDM Acting Managing Director John Gladston said the mining company has aligned itself with government policies and measures put in place […]

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:13:08 +0000


Zambia’s Statistics on COVID-19 are accurate, there is no need for Government to Falsify Figures
The Minister of Health Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has said that that all Zambia’s statistics on COVID-19 are accurate and not manipulative and that there is no need for government to falsify figures. Reacting to social media reports questioning the accuracy of the figures the government has been publishing during the 20th COVID-19 update, the Health […]

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:07:47 +0000


Chembo Backs Calls For Foreign Quota in FAZ League
Mighty Mufulira Wanderers coach Tenant Chembo is in support of foreign quotas being introduced in the FAZ League. The FAZ League has over the last five years witnessed a huge influx of imports that has seen clubs like top-flight club, Buildcon; field an entire starting XI devoid of Zambians players. Chembo, who coached Buildcon including […]

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:35:43 +0000
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UNHCR chief applauds Zambia's openness to refugees
Filippo Grandi commends the African nation for its generosity towards refugees and calls for additional humanitarian and development support during a two-day visit.

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 00:00:01 GMT


New clinic and schools save lives and build futures in Zambia
Refugees and their hosts are sharing services as part of a new approach in Zambia.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:01 GMT


New Zambia settlement gives refugees and hosts a chance to prosper
A new approach that lets refugees live alongside the local community in Mantapala Settlement is boosting livelihoods for all.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:01 GMT
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Statement from a Zambian photographer. MJoTA2016 v10n2p0810 


I met Mr Mandela when I was in Zambia in March 2016. He is everywhere, he sees everything, good and bad, and he believes in Zambia.


"My Names are Jean Serge Mandela I am Zambian resident, Zambians are peace lovers and Zambia as a nation has been labeled a "haven of peace" therefore I wish to my brothers and sister, citizens of Zambia, Peaceful Elections.


I challenge you consider Zambia the only place you can call a home, for the next few hours to post this message as you replace my name with yours. This is the only wish, you and I, could afford to express as the zambians citizens do use their power to deliver Peaceful Election ‪#‎One‬ Zambia."



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Speaking Out on Gay Rights and Corruption Costs Ambassador His Job
Zambia’s president wanted U.S. Ambassador Daniel Foote gone after he criticized the government for corruption and for sending a gay couple to prison.

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 23:12:31 GMT


New TB Vaccine Could Save Millions of Lives, Study Suggests
There are 10 million new cases each year of tuberculosis, now the leading infectious cause of death worldwide. Even a partly effective vaccine could help turn the tide.

Tue, 29 Oct 2019 04:30:09 GMT


Poachers Are Invading Botswana, Last Refuge of African Elephants
New data leave little doubt that the illegal ivory trade has reached the country, scientists say.

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 13:00:08 GMT


Online Classrooms Look to Improve Higher Education Across Africa, but Face Skepticism
New ventures hope to fill a need as the number of African high school graduates grows, along with demand for a more highly skilled work force.

Fri, 07 Jun 2019 04:00:07 GMT


In Remote Villages, Surprising New Measures Save Children With Malaria
Malaria quickly kills toddlers. But rapid diagnostic tests, a new suppository drug and bicycle ambulances can buy enough time to get stricken children to hospitals.

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:54:52 GMT


Old Zimbabwe Is the New Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe’s constitutional court has upheld the election of Emmerson Mnangagwa as the president of the country.

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 19:00:04 GMT


Arrest of Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Raises Fears of Crackdown
Tendai Biti had sought asylum in Zambia after accusing Zimbabwean officials of manipulating the results of the presidential election.

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 17:03:21 GMT


Judge Reports Progress in Hammarskjold Crash Inquiry
The judge also may widen the inquiry net to more countries and seek access to corporate archives from the time of the crash 57 years ago.

Fri, 01 Jun 2018 18:17:27 GMT


U.S. Lifts Ban on Some Elephant and Lion Trophies
The federal Fish and Wildlife Service will consider allowing some hunters to bring home tusks and hides from certain African countries, overturning an Obama-era prohibition.

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 23:49:46 GMT
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Zambia: a kind country in southern Africa. SJ Dodgson. MJoTA 2016 v10n1 p0402

When I first prepared this page, my Quaker friend Chris Roberts and South African leader Nelson Mandela were both alive, and I had recently returned from my first visit to South Africa, where I interviewed 20 good men imprisoned because of a net that was supposed to sweep up opposition to President Kabila of DR Congo.  Nelson Mandela was ailing, and not expected to last long, which I hoped would cast light on the 20 men, detained in the  same Pretoria jail as Nelson Mandela decades previously. 

Chris Roberts was a Welsh civil engineer, who married a young New Jersey Quaker, and their 2 children were born in Zambia. He always said good things about the country, and his time there. That should have been a clue.

Chris Roberts died in Dec 2013, 2 days after Nelson Mandela, a day after posting a tweet calling for more civic engagement by women. This is a theme of the current government, and president, of Zambia. President Lungu called for 50% of elected politicians being women by 2030. I like that.

From the first minute I stepped onto Zambian soil, I was treated with kindness, and before too long, I realized that Zambia is by nature a kind country.

From 7 in the morning to 8 at night, I saw children in school uniform, schools do not have enough seats for children to all be in school at the same time, so classes are given in shifts. This seems to me a kind solution to a problem, and this gives children a chance at education.

Not every child goes to school in Zambia, for some, grinding poverty makes modest school fees completely out of reach; these children probably included the young boys I saw standing by the road with bodies of small animals on sticks, selling them as fresh meat to passersby.

During March 2016, I was the guest of the Greater Lakes Women Refugee Association of Zambia aka GWRAZ, an extraordinary group of women which started when Veronica, refugee from Burundi by way of Rwanda, Congo and Tanzania, was inspired by Nelson Mandela. She joined with 3 other women and they formed a company registered in Zambia in 2008 which is run without jealousy, without anger, without violence, without favoritism. The need for peaceful co-existence is deep in the DNA of these women, they have created a peaceful collective that looks to me, as a Quaker, to be a prototype Quaker community.

GWRAZ are kind women, all refugees from war, about half are widows, most left their homes with nothing other than their babies in their arms. Kind women in a kind country, whose main drive is to make sure that Zambia stays kind.

They have organized a peace seminar with 100 women coming together to ensure the national elections are peaceful this year, and every year.

I broke my leg to maintain peace in southern Africa click here


The oldest university in West Africa, Fourah Bay College is on a steep hill overlooking Freetown. Mr Melbourne Garber grew up there, and then went to the UK to train as an engineer for service to his country. But his country's economy collapsed when he was away, and then his country was sucked into the civil war of its neighbor Liberia. Mr Garber works with a team of engineers in Manhattan; one of their projects was the African Burial Ground. Mr Garber told his story at Fordham University on the 50th Anniversary of Sierra Leonean independence. Read his story, click here.