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8-year-old, Alyssa Carter sells homemade chocolates to raise money to save Rhinos

8-year-old, Alyssa Carter sells homemade chocolates to raise money to save Rhinos

Even two-tonne, spike-horned, armor-skinned rhinos need a helping hand sometimes.Fortunately, they can rely on one committed defender: eight-year-old Alyssa Carter.“When I heard that rhinos were being killed, they were my favorite animals and I wanted to start this,” says the elementary school pupil. Her campaign, Alyssa’s Save the Rhinos, has raised thousands of dollars to […]

Zambia has its first female vice president

Zambia has its first female vice president

Zambia has its first female vice president since gaining independence in 1964.Inonge Mutukwa Wina, Patriotic Front national chair since 2006, was announced as the deputy to newly elected Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu on Monday.Lungu made the announcement when he appointed his partial cabinet at a press conference in the capital Lusaka. He described Wina […]

Africa’s most amazing places to visit

Africa’s most amazing places to visit

With its expansive landscapes and formidable animal life, the world’s second-biggest continent is arguably the best for photographers. Throw in that sense of being in a place that hasn’t changed for centuries and sometimes millennia, and you get some of the most inspiring, and inspired, spots on the planet. The great migration, TanzaniaA photo won’t […]

Edgar Lungu wins Zambia’s presidential elections

Edgar Lungu wins Zambia’s presidential elections

Zambia’s presidential election has been won by Defence and Justice Minister Edgar Lungu of the Patriotic Front.Mr Lungu won by a 48.3% majority, the election commission said, after an election race marred by delays. His rival, Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development, who earlier denounced Tuesday’s election as a sham, came close […]

Edgar Lungu set to become Zambia’s new President

Edgar Lungu set to become Zambia’s new President

EDGAR LUNGU, the candidate of the ruling Patriotic Front party, looks set to become Zambia’s new president after opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema conceded defeat on Saturday while charging electoral fraud.A difference of 13 016 votes separated the two candidates with ballots from 146 of the 150 constituencies so far counted and verified by the Electoral […]

Zambians tell Mugabe to go to hell…!!

Zambians tell Mugabe to go to hell…!!

President Robert Mugabe came face to face with how Zambians feel about his continued 35-year-long stay in power. Huge crowds of Zambians chanted “MUGABE MUST GO” at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the capital Lusaka.Mugabe is in Lusaka to attend the inauguration of Zambia’s new president on Saturday following elections held this week.Strangely Mugabe left […]

More than 1,500 Tanzanian workers strike,paralysing the Tanzania-Zambia train route

More than 1,500 Tanzanian workers strike,paralysing the Tanzania-Zambia train route

Train services between Tanzania and Zambia have been paralysed by a strike by more than 1,500 Tanzanian workers.A union official said workers had not been paid for five months by Tanzania’s government because of a financial crisis at the railway authority.The government has not yet commented on the strike. China funded the building of the […]

Zambian MMD Party Infighting Deepens Ahead of Election

Zambian MMD Party Infighting Deepens Ahead of Election

Lusaka — The former president of Zambia’s opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) party has won a court injunction reversing his suspension.Nevers Mumba had asked the court to declare his ouster illegal, but MMD National Secretary Muhabi Lungu said the party is not threatened by Mumba’s court injunction. Lungu reportedly said Nevers should forget about […]

Zambia’s Sata dies and Vice-President Guy Scott becomes Africa’s first white leader in 20 years

Zambia’s Sata dies and Vice-President Guy Scott becomes Africa’s first white leader in 20 years

Lusaka – Zambian Vice-President Guy Scott was named acting head of state on Wednesday following the death of President Michael Sata, making him Africa’s first white leader since South Africa’s FW de Klerk. Defence and Justice Minister Edgar Lungu said Scott would occupy the office until an election is held, likely to be within 90 […]

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