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News: Zambia

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Democracy on trial?

Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 13:53

The BBC's Karen Allen asks whether the treason charges faced by Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema are a sign that Zambia's reputation as a bastion of democracy is under threat.
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How road rage led to treason charge in Zambia

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 17:22

Zambia's opposition leader has been charged with treason after his convoy refused to pull over for the president's motorcade.
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Zambia's air force takes on 'armyworms'

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 0:19

Zambia is one of the countries in southern Africa most affected by a plague of "armyworms", devastating maize crops and threatening farmers' livelihoods.
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Meet Zambia's first female fighter pilot

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 11:15

A 24-year-old second lieutenant tells the BBC how she became Zambia's first female fighter pilot.
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Zambian police banned from marrying foreigners

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 16:46

A police spokeswoman says "spouses can be spies" and a security risk.
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Period pains

Wednesday, January 4th 2017, 1:00

A law that gives women in Zambia the right to take a day off work if they're on their period is finally being discussed openly.
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Zambia's Edgar Lungu orders military to fight army worms

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 18:00

Zambia's president orders the air force to help fight army worms threatening crops.
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Excommunicated over HIV

Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 12:38

Princess Kasune is one of Zambia's most outspoken Aids activists and was recently elected to become its first publicly known HIV-positive MP.
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Nellie the enemy?

Monday, September 26th 2016, 0:36

As the Cites conference on endangered species meets in Johannesburg, Matt McGrath travelled to Zambia to hear the voices of people with first-hand experience of conflicts between humans and wildlife.
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Debunking Zambia's prostate cancer myths

Friday, August 26th 2016, 11:04

The lone Zambian voice trying to trying to raise awareness about the dangers of prostate cancer.
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Zambia's President Edgar Lungu declared election winner

Monday, August 15th 2016, 13:45

Zambia's President Edgar Lungu is re-elected, according to official results, which are being challenged by the main opposition party.
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Zambia elections: Opposition UPND alleges fraud

Monday, August 15th 2016, 8:40
related places: Lusaka

Zambia's opposition alleges fraud in Thursday's presidential vote and calls for a partial recount - the president has a slender lead with most votes counted.
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Zambia votes in tight presidential poll between Lungu and Hichilema

Thursday, August 11th 2016, 15:53

Voters in Zambia go to the polls in what is expected to be a close presidential race following campaigning marred by clashes between rival supporters.
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Koffi Olomide case: Zambia gig cancelled after 'assault'

Monday, July 25th 2016, 10:02
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Organisers in Zambia cancel a planned concert by one of Africa's biggest musicians, Koffi Olomide, in a row over an alleged assault on one of his dancers.
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Virtual doctors

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 0:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Health services for a million people in Zambia are being connected to UK doctors, using a smartphone app.
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