Zambia

December 2, 2022

Malawi: Zambian National Gets 15 Years Prison Sentence in MK53 Million Wildlife Crime

Senior Resident Magistrate Wanangwa Nyirenda on Thursday, December 1st 2022, sentenced Zambian national Kelby Roy Malambo to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour for the three charges he faced in the MK53m wildlife crime case involving elephant ivory.
December 2, 2022

Southern Africa: Zambians to Sue Mining Giant Anglo American for Lead Poisoning

A court in South Africa last week ruled that U.N. experts can intervene in a class action lawsuit against mining giant Anglo American over lead poisoning in Zambia. South African and British lawyers filed the lawsuit on behalf of about 140,000 Zambian children and women whose health was allegedly damaged by a colonial-era lead mine. Anglo American has denied wrongdoing at the Kabwe mine, which it was involved in from the 1920s to 1970s.
November 29, 2022

Ukraine: Wagner group acknowledges the death of a Zambian recruited in prison

The Russian paramilitary group Wagner acknowledged Tuesday that a Zambian student recruited in prison was killed in Ukraine, two weeks after Zambia demanded an explanation from Russia on the circumstances of the death of one of its citizens.
November 26, 2022

Zambian Officials Head to Russia to Bring Home Student Killed Fighting in Ukraine

Zambian authorities said they will travel next week to Russia to retrieve the body of a 23-year-old Zambian who died while fighting for the Russian military in Ukraine. His family and the Zambian government are still waiting for answers from Moscow on how he was recruited into the army while serving a nine-year prison sentence in Russia.
November 15, 2022

Ukraine war: Zambia demands answers for death of student

"As minister, I have been personally in touch, and will maintain contact with the family of the deceased in order to provide an update on more details surrounding their loved one's death,"
November 14, 2022

Zambian student found dead in battle in Ukraine after being held captive in Russia

Zambian student found dead in battle in Ukraine after being held captive in Russia
November 12, 2022

Zambia: Female Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

As Africa grapples with the impact of climate change, a UN-funded project is helping women farmers in Zambia to adopt new cultivation methods and remain profitable and productive.
November 7, 2022

Africa: Perceived Versus Real Risk In African Credit Ratings

Opinion - The ratings of African governments have enabled a robust Eurobond market for African sovereign bonds with over $300 billion issued in the last couple of decades. Maintaining access to this market has persuaded many African countries not to seek debt relief under the misconceived G-20 Common Framework (CF). Only three African countries have filed to use the Framework - Zambia, Ethiopia and Chad. None of them has an agreement two years after the CF was announced.
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