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African small famers get record USD 1.5mn payout for drought-linked ...
Rome, May 10 : Vulnerable smallholder famers will receive insurance payments totalling USD 1.5 million - the largest such payout to date - after poor rainfall triggered crop losses in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Senegal and Zambia, the United Nations World Food Programme said on Wednesday.

NBCC secures 20 bn order to build convention centres in African ...
New Delhi , May 03 : State-owned NBCC (India) Ltd. has bagged an order worth Rs. 20 billion to build high-capacity convention centres in nine different African countries namely Niger, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Liberia, Gambia, Burkina Faso, Togo, Gabon and is an initiative of the Ministry of External ...

Army officer helps Zambia set up health care education programme
LONDON: Major Chris Carter not only teaches the next generation of critical care nurses for the British Armed Forces, but also leads a medical programme in Zambia.

President Kovind returns to India after successful African countries ...
New Delhi , Apr 13 : President Ram Nath Kovind and his wife and First Lady Savita Kovind on Friday arrived in India after completing a successful six-day tour to the African countries of Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia.

Vedanta Chairman plans to boost Zambian copper mine output
New Delhi, April 12 : Natural resources major Vedanta has said it will invest around USD 700 million to boost production from the Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) in Zambia, following the company's previous injection of USD 300 million as part of the pledge made last year of USD 1 billion of fresh ...

Kovind, Zambian President lay foundation stone for Lusaka road project
Lusaka [Zambia], Apr 12 : President Ram Nath Kovind and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Chagwa Lungu on Thursday laid the foundation stone for 93-km long Lusaka Traffic Decongestion Project.

India, Zambia ink 4 agreements
Lusaka [Zambia], Apr 11 : India and Zambia on Wednesday signed four agreements after the delegation-level talks held in the capital city of Lusaka.

India will become a superpower: Pres Kovind
Lusaka [Zambia], Apr. 11 : President Ram Nath Kovind said on Tuesday that that India will become a superpower if the economy continues to grow at the current pace.

President Kovind arrives in Lusaka, accorded ceremonial reception
Lusaka [Zambia], Apr 10 : President Ram Nath Kovind, along with First Lady Savita Kovind on Tuesday arrived in the capital city of Zambia Lasuka as part of his three-nation Africa tour.

President Kovind embarks on 3-nation Africa tour
New Delhi , April 7 : President Ram Nath Kovind, accompanied by First Lady Savita Kovind, on Saturday embarked on a three-nation State visit to the African countries of Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia from April 7 to 12.

President Kovind to embark on three-nation visit to Africa
New Delhi , Apr 5 : President Ram Nath Kovind, will embark on a three-nation state visit to the African countries of Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia from April 7 to 12, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.

China donate funds to Zambia for tackling cholera outbreak
Beijing [China], Jan 25 : China on Wednesday donated around two million yuan to Zambia, helping them to tackle a massive cholera outbreak that has ravaged the country, particularly in the capital, Lusaka, since September last year.

Zambia beat Uganda in African Nations Championship
Rabat (Morocco), Jan 15 : Zambia kicked off their campaign at the 2018 African Nations Championship with a convincing 3-1 win against Uganda in a Group B clash.

Doctor jailed for defaming Zambian leader on Facebook
Lusaka, Jan 11 : A court in western Zambia's Mongu district on Wednesday sent a medical doctor to three years in jail after convicting him of defaming President Edgar Lungu.

WHO helps Zambia to immunise 1 mn people against cholera
Geneva, Jan 11 : The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday said it's supporting Zambia in launching a vaccination campaign in the African country to help one million people against cholera.

Zambian president orders military to contain cholera
Lusaka [Zambia], December 31 : Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Saturday directed the military to help fight the spread of cholera, which has killed 41 people in the Zambian capital so far.

Kenya's Zarika beats Zambia's Phiri to retain WBC crown
Nairobi, Dec 3 : Kenya's Fatuma "Iron Fist" Zarika retained her World Boxing Council (WBC) super bantamweight title here after scoring a unanimous points victory over Zambian challenger Catherine Phiri.

Announcement of Successful Lusaka Emerald Auction
Mumbai : Pallinghurst is pleased to announce the results of an auction of higher quality rough emeralds held by Gemfields plc ("Gemfields", which is 100pc owned by Pallinghurst), held in Lusaka, Zambia, from 2 - 5 October 2017.

UN agency alarmed by largest influx of Congolese refugees into Zambia ...
NEW YORK: Growing violence in south-eastern areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has driven at least 3,360 refugees into northern Zambia over the past month, the United Nations refugee agency said today, warning that the humanitarian needs of the displaced could intensify on both ...

UK government continues to support Zambia's education sector
LONDON: Deputy British High Commissioner Andrew Hamilton today spoke at a certificate giving ceremony for Cambridge and Edexcel exams students. He said:

No one country can resolve global challenges single-handedly, Zambia ...
NEW YORK, 25 September 2017 : Reaffirming Zambia's commitment to international cooperation to address the challenges facing the planet, the country's President today called on world leaders to come together and act boldly for the sake of the shared future.

No one country can resolve global challenges single-handedly, Zambia ...
NEW YORK, 25 September 2017 : Reaffirming Zambia's commitment to international cooperation to address the challenges facing the planet, the country's President today called on world leaders to come together and act boldly for the sake of the shared future.

16 Zambians awarded Commonwealth Scholarships
LONDON, 24 August 2017 : Sixteen Zambians have been awarded Commonwealth Scholarships to undertake postgraduate studies in the UK starting this September.

Indian Judokas shine at 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games
Nassau [Bahamas], July 20 : Indian Judokas grabbed the limelight by clinching three bronze and one gold medal at the 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games held in Bahamas which also saw Judokas from Australia, Scotland and Zambia finish on top of the podium.

Indian Judokas shine at 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games
Nassau [Bahamas], July 20 : Indian Judokas grabbed the limelight by clinching three bronze and one gold medal at the 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games held in Bahamas which also saw Judokas from Australia, Scotland and Zambia finish on top of the podium.

Bus accident in Zimbabwe leaves 43 dead
Nyamakate [Zimbabwe], June 8 : At least 43 people were reportedly killed and several others injured in a bus accident, involving a Zambia bound King Lion bus, in Zimbabwe's Nyamakate area last night.

Police probe suggests Zambian student, found hanging, committed ...
New Delhi , Apr. 11 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that the police report suggests that the Zambian student of the Parul University who was found hanging in his room two days back had committed suicide.

Trained dogs may help to detect threatened cheetahs: Study
Washington D.C. [US], Feb. 24 : US researchers have suggested that specially trained dogs can be used to find wide-ranging species that are often threatened, sepecially cheetah in a region of Western Zambia.

Envoys of five nations present credentials to President Mukherjee
New Delhi , Feb. 15 : The Envoys of Tunisia, Morocco, Yemen and Zambia presented their credentials to President of Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan today.

UN chief congratulates Zambia on peaceful elections
New York, Aug 16 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people of Zambia for the peaceful and orderly presidential, parliamentary and local elections, as well as the referendum on the Bill of Rights, held on 11 August.