06-May-2022 to 05:55

Is the US setting up a military base in Zambia?

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian government is caught up in a political storm amid allegations that the Hakainde Hichilema administration has entered a pact under which the United States will establish a military base in the southern African country.

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12-Apr-2022 to 07:35

Zambia health officials on alert amid Lusaka cholera scare

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambian health officials are on high alert after a three-year-old girl was reported to have contracted cholera in the capital Lusaka, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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22-Mar-2022 to 07:58

Zambia arrests main opposition leader over graft charges

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia’s main opposition leader Given Lubinda has been arrested on allegations of corruption, the country’s anti-graft watchdog announced on Monday.

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18-Mar-2022 to 07:53

Drug shortage hits Zambia’s public hospitals

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia’s public hospitals have been hit by a critical shortage of essential drugs and other medical supplies which the government has blamed on an “overhaul of the drug procurement system”.

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12-Mar-2022 to 01:59

Former Zambian president succumbs to cancer

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia's fourth post-independence president Rupiah Banda died on Friday following a short battle with colon cancer, his family has announced.

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22-Feb-2022 to 13:19

Zambian firm producing fuel from used tyres

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — A Zambian firm has begun producing fuel from used tyres and plastic containers using technology that could hold the key to easing the country’s headache over high fuel import bill and unsightly litter.

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20-Jan-2022 to 10:30

US supports livelihood programme at Zambia’s largest refugee camp

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The US government has awarded a US$25,000 grant to assist refugees and host communities in Zambia’s largest refugee camp to improve their livelihoods by developing their entrepreneurial skills, the US embassy said on Thursday.

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