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Zambia marks air crash anniversary

Sunday, April 28th 2013, 12:59

The Zambian football fraternity mark the 20th anniversary of the plane crash that killed its entire national football team.
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Zambia gay activist granted bail

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 17:25

A rights activist is granted bail in Zambia after being arrested for appearing on live TV calling for homosexual relationships to be decriminalised.
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Zambia gay rights activist arrested

Monday, April 8th 2013, 17:56

A prominent gay rights activist is arrested in Zambia, minutes after appearing on a live television show to demand that same-sex relations be decriminalised.
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Zambia's ex-president 'not guilty'

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 13:16
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Zambia's ex-President Rupiah Banda denies corruption charges relating to an oil deal signed with a Nigerian company.
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Zambia's ex-President Banda arrested

Monday, March 25th 2013, 11:56
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Zambia's ex-President Rupiah Banda is arrested and charged with abuse of authority over a Nigerian oil deal, officials say.
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Zambia ex-leader in corruption probe

Monday, March 18th 2013, 13:30

Zambia's ex-President Rupiah Banda appears before an official panel to answer allegations of corruption during his three years in power.
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Zambia politician freed on bail

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 16:52
related places: Livingstone

Prominent Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema is freed on bail after pleading not guilty to a charge of inciting violence in the tourist town of Livingstone.
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Zambia seizes Chinese-owned mine

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 15:34
related countries: China China

The Zambian government takes over the running of a troubled Chinese-owned coal mine after revoking its licence because of safety lapses.
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VIDEO: Dozens dead in Zambia road crash

Friday, February 8th 2013, 1:47

At least 53 people have been killed in a crash involving a bus and lorry in Zambia, police say, with the death toll expected to rise.
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Dozens dead in Zambia road crash

Thursday, February 7th 2013, 17:15
related places: Lusaka

At least 53 people have been killed in a road accident involving a bus and lorry north of the Zambian capital Lusaka, police say.
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Zambia 0-0 Burkina Faso

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 19:10
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

Defending champions Zambia crash out of the Nations Cup after a goalless draw with Burkina Faso, who progress to the quarter-finals.
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Zambia bans hunting of big cats

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 13:16

Zambia bans the hunting of lions and leopards because of the rapid decline in its numbers of big cats, saying there is more value in game-viewing tourism than blood sport.
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VIDEO: Zambia's battle against drug addiction

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 17:30
related places: Lusaka

The abuse of illegal drugs such as marijuana and heroin is growing in Zambia. BBC Africa's Mutuna Chanda reports from Lusaka.
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Zambia's Katongo wins BBC award

Monday, December 17th 2012, 16:49
related places: Katongo

Zambia captain Christopher Katongo is voted the BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2012.
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