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Zambia’s new designer eco-camps bringing a sense of luxury

The Times/The Sunday Times 13 Aug 2022
Zambia’s oldest national park, created in 1950, is the world’s second biggest wildlife sanctuary ... When I fly over it from Zambia’s capital, Lusaka, in a four-seater Cessna, it’s clear why the explorer David Livingstone was conquered by the great wet wilderness ... Zambia may be under ...
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‘We can sell your body parts’: the poverty lurking behind a tourist paradise

The Daily Telegraph 10 Aug 2022
In Kanyama, an unplanned settlement in Zambia’s capital, two children squeal as they challenge one another to thread a plastic bag through the tail of a dead rat. A toddler watches with a glassy expression, chewing on a jagged, empty tin ... Zambia has the second highest inequality rate in the world ... .
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Zambia calls off Chinese loans, saves itself from falling in Beijing's debt trap

Beijing News 07 Aug 2022
Southern African nation, Zambia, seems to have understood China's debt-diplomacy, which only reaps profits to Beijing while countries are pushed towards an economic crisis, as Lusaka cancelled USD 1.6 billion Chinese loans ... In 2020, three Chinese nationals were murdered in Zambia's capital Lusaka is testimony to the growing anti-China feelings.
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The importance of preserving rule of law in times of political crisis

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Aug 2022
I remember Arthur Chaskalson ... Its notorious chief executive, Tiny Rowland, a corporate raider, was once described by the British Conservative prime minister Edward Heath as the “unacceptable face of capitalism”. Lonrho had mastered the art of working with African governments, in Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and indeed the United Kingdom itself.
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Zambia welcomes progress from creditor committee towards IMF loan

Anadolu Agency 30 Jul 2022
"The official creditor committee, co-chaired by France and China and vice-chaired by South Africa, met this week and provided financing assurances based on Zambia’s request for debt treatment," said a statement from Treasury Secretary Felix Nkulukusa in the capital, Lusaka.
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Zambia commissions China-financed project to improve water supply in Zambian capital

Xinhua 29 Jul 2022
KAFUE, Zambia, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Zambia on Friday commissioned a project financed by China aimed at improving water supply and sanitation in Lusaka, the Zambian capital ... water in the capital ... Zambia commissions China-financed project to improve water supply in Zambian capital.
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Zambia's wildlife police kills elephant, another runs loose

Anadolu Agency 25 Jul 2022
"The exact number of elephants on the loose is unknown but it is believed that they have relocated into the national park," Sikaleya Gamela, the district commissioner for Choma, the capital of Zambia's Southern Province said, while briefing reporters on the developments on Monday.
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Chinese man charged with child trafficking in Malawi following racist video allegations

Egypt Independent 24 Jul 2022
Deputy spokesperson for the Malawi Police Service, Harry Namwaza, told CNN the man, identified as Lu Ke, was charged with five counts of child trafficking Monday in a magistrates court in the capital Lilongwe. Lu was arrested and extradited from Zambia last month after fleeing Malawi, the police spokesperson said ... ....
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Zambia: InfraCo Africa commits US$2 mln to Fresh Lusaka Market

Fresh Plaza 20 Jul 2022
InfraCo Africa has signed an agreement with Savenda Capital committing US$2 million towards the construction of the Zambia Fresh Lusaka Market ... of Zambia’s horticultural value chain.
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The Delia Demolition

Quillette 20 Jul 2022
As it happens, an ABC News team were in Zambia at the time filming a profile of Mark and Delia Owens for a TV show called Turning Point ... On a visit last month to Lusaka, Zambia’s capital, I spoke with several officials who expressed both displeasure and wry amusement about Delia Owens’s recent publishing and cinematic success.
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Zambia’s cycling city

Sierra Leone Telegraph 19 Jul 2022
A few months ago, the Embassy of Sweden in Lusaka, Zambia’s capital, tweeted a video of its ambassador Anna Maj Hultgård being transported on a bicycle in Chipata ... According to the Zambia Police, in 2021, the country recorded 32,372 road accidents and 2,163 fatalities of which ...
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AU mid-year meeting ends with call to accelerate integration, boost industrialization

Xinhua 18 Jul 2022
The 4th African Union mid-year coordinating meeting concluded Sunday in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, with a call for members to accelerate the integration process and promote value addition to raw materials.
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African Union leaders eye stronger health emergency response systems

Anadolu Agency 18 Jul 2022
“This is to prepare, detect, prevent and control disease outbreaks in a timely and coordinated manner,” read a statement issued by the AU after a mid-year coordination meeting held in Zambia’s capital Lusaka ended on Sunday.
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Roundup: AU mid-year coordinating meeting ends with call to accelerate integration, boost industrialization

China.dot.org 17 Jul 2022
LUSAKA, July 17 (Xinhua) -- The 4th African Union (AU) mid-year coordinating meeting concluded Sunday in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, with a call for members to accelerate the integration process and promote value addition to raw materials through increased industrialization ... Accelerate the Human Capital, Social and Economic Development ... Enditem .

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