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VIDEO: 'I was forced to marry a stranger'

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 6:22

BBC News hears from a 17-year-old in Zambia who was forced into marriage against her will.
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The Zambian children forced to marry

Monday, July 21st 2014, 23:18

Zambian child bride tells of being forced to marry a stranger
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Top Zambian commentator Liwewe dies

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 13:37

Zambian football mourns the passing of legendary commentator Dennis Liwewe who died on Tuesday aged 78.
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Zambia gay activist acquitted

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 15:05

A Zambian court acquits a human rights activist on charges of promoting homosexuality, in a ruling hailed as a boost for gay rights in Africa.
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Zambia arrest for leader potato jibe

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 13:31

An opposition politician in Zambia is arrested and charged with defamation after comparing the president to a potato in a radio interview.
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Zambia ex-leader pleads not guilty

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 13:00

Zambia's former President Rupiah Banda pleads not guilty to corrupt practices during the campaign for the last election in 2011.
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Arrest warrants issued for Zambia trio

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 15:27
related countries: Brazil Brazil, China China

Zambia issues arrest warrants for three international players who missed the 2-0 friendly defeat by Brazil in China.
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Zambian men charged over gay sex

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 17:58

Two Zambian men plead not guilty in court to a charge of engaging in homosexual acts - an offence that carries a jail sentence of up to 14 years.
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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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