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Zambia crocodile attack: British teenager Amelie Osborn-Smith 'fully accepted' she would lose foot

ITV 05 Dec 2021
While white-water rafting on the Zambezi River in Zambia last week, Amelie ... Ms Osborn-Smith, from Andover, Hampshire, was said to have been saved by a friend who reportedly punched the crocodile on the nose- before she was airlifted to a hospital in Zambia's capital Lusaka.
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Feature: Wild foods boosting incomes of rural dwellers in Zambia

China.dot.org 03 Dec 2021
Mwale who lives in Chongwe, a predominantly rural area located on the eastern side of Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, collects wild okra from plains and bushes, something that he has been doing for the past three years ... Zambia has a wide variety of wild foods most of which are seasonal.
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Dad of croc-mauled Brit teen just wants her home

Toronto Sun 03 Dec 2021
Amelie Osborn-Smith, 18, was rafting in the Zambezi River in Zambia — below the world famous (and world’s highest) Victoria Falls — when she was attacked by a 10-foot river crocodile ... She was airlifted 380 km to Zambia’s capital of Lusaka for surgery to save her leg.
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No vaccine, no bonus, First Capital Bank Malawi tells staff

Business Day 01 Dec 2021
First Capital Bank Malawi is offering Christmas bonuses to fully vaccinated staff and warned that those still holding out against ... First Capital Bank Malawi is wholly owned by FMBCapital Holdings, which also has operations in Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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Zambia launches national airways venturing with Ethiopian Airlines

New Business Ethiopia 30 Nov 2021
Ethiopian Airlines has finalized preparations for the launch of Zambia’s National Carrier in a joint venture with Industrial Development Corporation Limited (IDC) ... “The strategic equity partnership in the launching of Zambia’s national carrier is part of our Vision 2025 multiple hub strategy in Africa.”.
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Cambodia bars entry to travelers from 10 African countries

Beaumont Enterprise 30 Nov 2021
Other countries include Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Angola and Zambia ... Municipal authorities in the capital of Phnom Penh on Tuesday announced that adult entertainment venues such as karaoke parlors, bars and nightclubs were allowed to resume operating immediately, according to the state news agency AKP ... ....
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Zambian youth look to sports programs to escape poverty

China.dot.org 24 Nov 2021
"I started participating in volleyball because not only am I passionate about the sport but also want to use it to better myself economically," said Beauty Chishimba, who plays for Spiking Stars, an amateur volleyball team in Lusaka, Zambia's capital ... for many youths in Zambia.
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Family remembers BBC worker Kate Mitchell 'who brightened world'

BBC News 24 Nov 2021
Ms Mitchell, who grew up in Whitley Bay in the north-east of England, most recently worked for the charity's office in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. She was found dead at a hotel in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Friday ... "Everywhere she went from Zambia, South ...
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The Most Notable New Airline Routes This Week

Simple Flying 23 Nov 2021
Among these were nine from Austin (Amarillo, Louisville, Orange County, Palm Beach, Provo, Punta Gorda, Sioux Falls, Springfield (MO), and Tulsa), the result of Allegiant opening the Texas capital as a base with three A320s ... New Zambia service for Air Tanzania ... Zambia Airports Corporation Limited.
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Feature: Zambian social enterprise encouraging young people to plant trees

Sina 22 Nov 2021
LUSAKA, Nov ... The company, which was officially launched in 2018, has been carrying out tree planting programs that involve the participation of young people from different communities of Lusaka, the capital of Zambia ... It also ensures food security," said the 19-year-old Banda ... Enditem. .
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Feature: Zambia's lesser known tourist destinations attracting more visitors

China.dot.org 21 Nov 2021
21 (Xinhua) -- When one talks about tourism sites in Zambia, the first thing that people think of is the Victoria Falls and a few wildlife game reserves ... Among the places that boast of having some of the most magnificent tourist spots is Kasama town, the capital of Zambia's Northern Province.
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Feature: Curio traders in Zambia register some improvements in sales amid COVID-19 pandemic

China.dot.org 19 Nov 2021
LUSAKA, Nov ... Today one is able to at least sell something and go home with some money," explained a curio trader, 43-year-old Esther Kapokola, a resident of Lusaka, Zambia's capital ... And her colleague Mervis Mulundamina, 32, said the number of international travelers coming to Zambia is slowly improving, something that is helping boost tourism trade.
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Feature: Zambian women handicraft traders empowering single mothers

China.dot.org 16 Nov 2021
LUSAKA, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- For Nellie Mwansa, 37, a resident of Lusaka, Zambia's capital, trading in handicraft has been a way of life ... "My friend and I decided to come up with a group of women handicraft traders in order to empower other single mothers with skills to make and market handmade products," she said ... Enditem .
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Ethiopia’s Tigray Conflict Demands International Attention. Time Is Running Out

Time Magazine 16 Nov 2021
The TPLF has made a stunning comeback after it was initially beaten back into the hills, and taken key cities including the regional capital of Mekelle ... Now the rebels have set their sights on Addis Ababa, the national capital that is home to 5 million people and the headquarters of the African Union.
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Ethiopia's Tigray Conflict Demands International Attention. Time Is Running Out

Time 16 Nov 2021
The TPLF has made a stunning comeback after it was initially beaten back into the hills, and taken key cities including the regional capital of Mekelle. Now the rebels have set their sights on Addis Ababa, the national capital that is home to 5 million people and the headquarters of the African Union.
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