U.S.$246 Million French-Funded Projects Completed

[Times of Zambia] The French Development Agency (FDA) invested over ? 200 million last year to improve the Zambian economy in various sectors.

[Times of Zambia] The French Development Agency (FDA) invested over ? 200 million last year to improve the Zambian economy in various sectors.

Cop Injured in Operation to Stop Copper Cables Theft

[Times of Zambia] A police officer has been injured after suspected copper thieves commonly known as Jerabos outnumbered the officers dispatched to stop a theft of copper cables believed to have been stolen from Mopper Copper Mine in Mufulira on the Co…

[Times of Zambia] A police officer has been injured after suspected copper thieves commonly known as Jerabos outnumbered the officers dispatched to stop a theft of copper cables believed to have been stolen from Mopper Copper Mine in Mufulira on the Copperbelt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Looking Into Future of Continent’s Creativity

[The Herald] In a good year for African heritage at the box office, “Black Panther” has flared up discussions for its daring, optimistic and controversial reinvention of the continent. While the top-grossing movie has made Afrofuturism pop worldwide, l…

[The Herald] In a good year for African heritage at the box office, "Black Panther" has flared up discussions for its daring, optimistic and controversial reinvention of the continent. While the top-grossing movie has made Afrofuturism pop worldwide, literary Africa has been also warming up to science fiction as a platform for floating big ideas about a century tangled in big problems. The Bulawayo Science Fiction Reading/Writing Workshop, incepted in November last year, is one such initiative.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nyanga Chief Promises Ruling Party Election Victory

[263Chat] Nyanga-Chief Victor Saunyama, of Saunyama Village in Nyanga, has torched a storm after he urged his subjects to vote for the ruling Zanu-PF in this year’s general elections while declaring his area a no go area for opposition parties.

[263Chat] Nyanga-Chief Victor Saunyama, of Saunyama Village in Nyanga, has torched a storm after he urged his subjects to vote for the ruling Zanu-PF in this year's general elections while declaring his area a no go area for opposition parties.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Football Body in U.S.$698,000 Loss

[Times of Zambia] The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) last year posted a loss of K6.6 million, exactly a year after recording a profit of K7.3 million.

[Times of Zambia] The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) last year posted a loss of K6.6 million, exactly a year after recording a profit of K7.3 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Fire Me If You Can, Says Chipolopolo Coach

[Times of Zambia] National team coach Wedson Nyirenda has dared his employers, the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ), to fire him if they can, giving credence to social media reports that he had quit on April Fools’ Day.

[Times of Zambia] National team coach Wedson Nyirenda has dared his employers, the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ), to fire him if they can, giving credence to social media reports that he had quit on April Fools' Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Harnessing the Demographic Dividend

[The Herald] Africa has the fastest-growing and most youthful population in the world. Over 40 percent are under the age of 15 and 20 percent are between the ages of 15 and 24 which corresponds to the African Development Bank’s (AfDB’s) youth definitio…

[The Herald] Africa has the fastest-growing and most youthful population in the world. Over 40 percent are under the age of 15 and 20 percent are between the ages of 15 and 24 which corresponds to the African Development Bank's (AfDB's) youth definition. According to the 2017 revisions of the United Nations World Population prospects, Africa's population is predicted to have increased from 1,2 billion in 2016, to 1,3 billion in 2017 creating new challenges and opportunities for the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fire Destroys Swakop Wholesaler

[Namibian] A fire destroyed Metro Cash and Carry wholesale and bottle store, as well as parts of an adjacent windscreen fitting business, at Swakopmund yesterday morning.

[Namibian] A fire destroyed Metro Cash and Carry wholesale and bottle store, as well as parts of an adjacent windscreen fitting business, at Swakopmund yesterday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Newcomers Start Strong On 2018 Namas Nominee List

[Namibian] The Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) nominee announcement last week proved to be quite surprising as has become the norm, with some significant absences but also a considerable amount of newcomers bagging nominations for the upcoming awa…

[Namibian] The Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) nominee announcement last week proved to be quite surprising as has become the norm, with some significant absences but also a considerable amount of newcomers bagging nominations for the upcoming awards show.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia